David Oualaalou PhD | Internationally Recognized Speaker, Consultant & Author

Dr. David Oualaalou is an international geopolitical consultant, global speaker, award winning educator, author, adjunct professor, and former international security analyst in Washington, DC. He is the founder of Global Perspective Consulting headquartered in Dallas, TX. His company provides advice and custom analytical products to Governments, Defense, Energy and Security Industries, and Business Enterprises on strategic, political, and economic opportunities in a globalized market. Dr. Oualaalou delivers powerful and informative presentations on world's greatest challenges and insights about unlimited business opportunities. His passion for speaking comes from his interest in helping his clients understand today's changing world and inspire conversation. As a US Armed Forces veteran and a former international security analyst in Washington D.C., his professional career in the last fifteen years often required him to live and work in different parts of the world in support of the United States’ foreign policy initiatives be they in Europe and the Middle East/North Africa or Southeast Asia and Latin America. This experience assisted him in acquiring in-depth understanding of how geopolitics and international business intersect. Dr. Oualaalou has written numerous analyses on geopolitics, global affairs, and energy issues which have appeared in many newspapers and online journals, including The HuffPost, Al Jazeera, MSN, the European Atlantic Council, Middle East & North Africa Forum, and the South China Morning Post (SCMP) in Hong Kong, among others. Some of his articles have been translated into more than 10 languages including Arabic, German, French, Farsi, Russian, and Chinese, among others. Dr. Oualaalou is author of the newly released book, Beneath the Veil: Fall of the House of Saud (2018); Volatile State: Iran in the Nuclear Age (2018), and the Ambiguous Foreign Policy of The United States toward the Muslim World (2016), among others. Dr. Oualaalou's academic, linguistic, and cultural background, coupled with his substantial experience, has proved vital to understanding the geopolitical trends and the political, economic, and security risks organizations face when operating overseas. His insights are key to organizations' long-term strategic planning and access to new markets around the globe. Sample of Selected Keynote Speech Topics: ★ Global Markets Post US Dollar Era. ★ Geopolitics of Energy: How Geopolitics influence your economic outlook. ★ Future Economic Opportunity using Artificial Intelligence. ★ The Impact of the 4th Industrial Revolution on Your Business. ★ The Upcoming China’s Global Initiative (OBOR) Impact on your Business. ★ The Impact of Geopolitics on the Global Economy and Your Business. ** for full information on David's current keynotes, client options and service range click to his website from this profile **

In this short video, I highlight the geopolitical shifts taking place in the Middle East with Iran at the heart of this change. I also provide a basic understanding as what these dynamics entail and how it will impact the global economy mainly in the


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2 Reviews
Jesse Smith CRP
A perfect fit for our conference.

Dr. Oualaalou presentation was engaging, insightful and stimulating to our diverse audience of senior decision makers from government and international corporations. His thought provoking perspective on the new era of globalization was a perfect fit for our conference.

June 2019

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Mortada Mohamed President World Affairs Council of Austin
We look forward to having you back to Austin...

On behalf of the World Affairs Council of Austin, please accept our sincere appreciation for the outstanding presentation you made to the World Affairs Council of Austin’s membership on China’s Increasing Role in the Middle East”. It was an intimate setting allowing for discussion and a leisurely exploration of the topic. We are grateful for the time and effort you took to share your experience and expertise with our members and guests. We look forward to having you back to Austin in the future for another presentation.

June 2019

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