Dr. Douglas Stone is the chairman and CEO of Rail Networks International. He has served as President/CEO of GammaLink, President/CEO of Decisive Technology, led business and strategic development at Qwest Communications, and was a Senior Vice President at Scientific Applications International Corporation (SAIC). He has also served on the USMC Reserve Policy Board, the Board of Directors for the Toys for Tots Foundation, and on the Board of Advisors to the Naval Post Graduate School.
A 37-year veteran of the US Marine Corps Reserve, he retired in 2010 at the rank of Major General. Dr. Stone was appointed by President Obama to be his special advisor to the UN on counter-terrorism and contributed to the development of the UN member nation signature document, the Rome Memorandum, which provides guidelines for rehabilitation and reintegration of violent extremist offenders.
Dr. Stone obtained a BS from the United States Naval Academy, Masters Degrees in Human Resource Management, Public Administration, and Business Management from Pepperdine, University of Southern California, and Stanford Universities, a Masters Degree in International Security from the Naval War College and a PhD in Public Administration from the University of Southern California.