Peter Warren Singer is Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at the Brookings Institution. He is the youngest scholar named Senior Fellow in Brookings's 95-year history. He has been named by CNN to their "New Guard" List of the Next Generation of Newsmakers, by the Smithsonian Institution-National Portrait Gallery as one of the 100 “leading innovators in the nation,” by the Turner Broadcasting series "26 People to Save the World," by Defense News as one of the 100 most influential people in defense issues, and by Foreign Policy Magazine to their Top 100 Global Thinkers List, of the people whose ideas most influenced the world that year.
In his personal capacity, Singer served as coordinator of the Obama-08 campaign’s defense policy task force. He has also worked as a consultant for the US Department of Defense and FBI, and has advised a host of entertainment programs, including for Warner Brothers, Dreamworks, Universal, HBO, the TV seriesThe West Wing, 24, Curiosity, and Strikeback, and the video game series Call of Duty, the best-selling entertainment project in history. He has received awards/support from the Tribeca Film Institute, Sloan Filmmakers Fund, Film Independent, and FAST Track at the L.A. Film Festival.
Dr. Singer is considered one of the world's leading experts on changes in 21st century warfare. He was named by the President to the US Military’s Transformation Advisory Group. He is a columnist for Armed Forces Journal and has written for media outlets that range from the Newsweek to Weltpolitik. He has been quoted in every major U.S. newspaper and news magazine and delivered talks at venues ranging from the U.S. Congress to over 60 universities around the world. He has provided commentary on military affairs for nearly every major TV and radio outlet, including ABC-Nightline, Al Jazeera, BBC, CBS-60 Minutes, CNN, FOX, NPR, and the NBC Today Show.