Mark Polyak

Mark Polyak is a Senior Vice President at Ipsos US Public Affairs and director of Risk Analytics Division (RAD). As head of RAD, Mark is responsible for developing technology solutions for complex emergency response planning and operations and geopolitical forecasting. He has pioneered and developed several technology approaches and remote assessment methodologies for rapid assessments in Fragility Conflict Violence (FCV) setting, including in 16 countries for World Bank, UN and other multi-lateral international organizations. During the recent Ebola crisis, he was responsible for providing daily Ebola situational updates, forecasting and modeling for Department of Defense and our Allied Partners.