Brad Brekke, Director, Office of the Private Sector, Federal Bureau of Investigation
"First, what became apparent is that we did not understand the private sector well. For us to engage beyond transactional events, we need to know each other better. The second principle is finding mutual benefit. As the Presidential Innovation Fellows put it, ‘Measure value, not investigations.’... what is the value proposition for engagement with the private sector. Which then, now that you’ve identified how you work together, you move from information sharing to collaboration. And by collaboration it means, the third principle, you have to co-create the solution, which is a shift culturally. We like the control, we like to dictate what happens, but we’re looking at how do we do that with the private sector. How do we co-create their solution, and quite frankly it actually works better the iterations we've tried."
Brad Brekke: Terrorism, National Security and Partnerships Panel Discussion, October 20, 2016
During a panel discussion broadcast on C-SPAN, Brad Brekke, Director, Office of Private Sector from the FBI, talks about key principles the Presidential Innovation Fellows developed as part of the initiative they are driving forward.