Professor Gregory S. McNeal, JD/PhD, is an Associate Professor of Law and Public Policy at Pepperdine University and a Senior Fellow at The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas. He is an expert on drones and topics related to security, technology and crime. He is a nationally recognized commentator for Forbes, and a frequent keynote speaker about technology, law and policy. Dr. McNeal is currently an academic member of the Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force. He has testified before the House Foreign Relations Committee, and House Homeland Security Committee. Previously, he served as assistant director of the Institute for Global Security, served as an advisor to the Chief Prosecutor of the Department of Defense Office of Military Commissions on matters related to the prosecution of suspected terrorists held in the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and co-directed a U.S. Department of Justice counterterrorism grant program. He has consulted with the Department of Defense on a range of issues, including helping to draft a manual aimed at reducing harm to civilians in conflict. Before becoming an attorney he served as an officer in the United States Army.