Carol Rollie Flynn is the founder and managing principal of Singa Consulting and has led Singa's worldwide operations, including leading major initiatives to support government, private sector, and non-profit organizations. A 30-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Ms. Flynn held senior executive positions including Director of the CIA’s Leadership Academy, Associate Deputy Director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), Director of the Office of Foreign Intelligence Relationships, Executive Director of the CIA Counterterrorism Center (CTC), and Chief of Station in major posts in Southeast Asia and Latin America. She has extensive experience in overseas intelligence operations, security, cybersecurity, and counterintelligence as well as expertise in designing and delivering advanced education and training to adult learners.
Ms. Flynn is a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI), an adjunct Professor at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service/Security Studies Program, a visiting faculty member at the Fordham University Graduate School of Business, and serves as Adjunct Staff at the Rand Corporation. A member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Coach Federation, Ms. Flynn has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wellesley College, a Masters of Science in Cyber Security from University of Maryland/University College, and has completed executive leadership programs at Duke University and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Ms. Flynn is a member of the Advisory Board of the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. Ms. Flynn has also provided on-air expert commentary on CNN and CNBC's Squawk Box, and served as a consultant to the Showtime Network's "Homeland" television series.