Sidney Olinyk

Co-founder & CEO

Sidney's career in spans national security, foreign policy, and leadership development–from the Pentagon to civil society to Washington’s startup community. A former Obama Administration political appointee, Sidney served as the chief of staff for Middle East Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Sidney has also served on leadership teams at two startups.


Alicia Sloan

Co-founder & COO

Alicia Sloan commands nearly 10 years of national security experience advising policymakers through her work for the Intelligence Community, the DoD, and Capitol Hill. Her robust body of work and analysis on the Middle East has garnered praise from senior policymakers and awards, including selection by the Central Intelligence Agency as one of the top foresight products of 2015.


Duco Experts

Dūcō is an on-demand platform where businesses connect with world-class experts to collect geopolitical and international business intelligence. Dūcō’s experts are in 20 countries and are some of the most esteemed and trusted practitioners in their fields. They include former high-ranking government and military officials, entrepreneurs and C-suite executives, and other thought leaders.

Professional Services

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