President & Co-Founder
James Sisco (U.S. Navy, Retired) is the founder and President of ENODO Global. He draws upon a distinguished 23-year military career in U.S. Marine Corps special operations and Naval Intelligence to lead and manage ENODO. He brings to this company a wealth of knowledge and experience in leadership, management, intelligence analysis, national level strategy and policy development, counter-insurgency, and unconventional warfare.
Jim developed a comprehensive understanding of risk analysis and population-centric engagement through diverse assignments around the world. He immersed himself in foreign cultures to develop in-depth knowledge through practical experience. His career spans from leading Marine Reconnaissance missions in Operation DESERT STORM to serving as the Military Liaison to Afghanistan President Karzai, where he developed, coordinated and executed U.S., coalition, and Presidential Protective Service support for Afghan Presidential Regional engagement tours for President Karzai, his staff, delegates, and distinguished visitors.
Career highlights include: supporting the U.S. Director of National Intelligence as an authority on Afghanistan, leading training missions in Africa while assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia and co-authoring the “Navy Counter-Terrorism Optimization Report while assigned to the Navy’s premier strategic studies group “Deep Blue.” As a result, he was chosen and successfully established the U.S. Navy’s Irregular Warfare Office.
Jim earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (’95) and a Master of Science in Strategic Intelligence from the National Intelligence University (’05).
He also co-authored “Left of Bang” with Lieutenant General Flynn, U.S. Army, Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, and is recognized within the intelligence community as a leader in Socio-cultural analysis