Robert G Spelbrink currently serves as a Supervisory Special Agent at the Federal Bureau of Investigation where he has worked counterintelligence and counter espionage cases for over twelve years. He currently supervises the FBI’s National Strategic Partnership Program that provides security outreach to the private sector and government agencies. Prior to joining the FBI, he earned a Ph.D. in Cellular Biology from the University of Missouri in Columbia and did postdoctoral research at the Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, Missouri. He also has a B.S. in Biology and a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
Join ITIF and the authors of a new book on foreign intellectual property theft to discuss U.S. innovation security, approaches to mitigate threats, and implications for policymakers going forward.