A retired Major General for the U.S. Army with service as both an infantryman and an intelligence officer, Spider Marks has over 42 years of leadership experience. He is a military and national security contributor to CNN, and a frequent keynote speaker. Marks is a graduate of West Point with master’s degrees from the University of Virginia and the US Command and General Staff College. He is a member of the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame. Marks sits on several boards including the Call of Duty Endowment.