Mounir Ibrahim is Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for Truepic, an award winning technology company specializing in image authenticity and provenance. From 2009-2017, Mounir was a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State and key Syria adviser to Ambassadors Samantha Power and Robert Ford. Mounir served in Damascus, Washington, Istanbul, Bogota, and New York at the US Mission to the United Nations. Mounir is a TEDx speaker, term member with the Council on Foreign Relations, and his writing has been featured by the Wall Street Journal, World Economic Forum, and MIT Innovations Journal. Mounir received his BA in International Relations and Political Science from American University and his MA in International Affairs from Columbia University.