Oren Segal is Director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Center on Extremism and the Director of ADL’s Research Center. Much of Mr. Segal's time with ADL has been devoted to evaluating the activity and tactics of extremist groups and movements, training law enforcement officers and publishing reports and articles on a wide range of extremist topics. He is an expert on the radicalization process and criminal activity associated with homegrown extremists, as well as the role of the internet in the radicalization process. In February 2015, Mr. Segal participated in a landmark White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). He focused his remarks on the nature of violent extremist movements in the United States, as well as how Americans of all religions, races and backgrounds are being reached and recruited by international terrorist organizations online. He also discussed the partners with whom ADL cooperates to combat these threats, including law enforcement, the tech industry and various community groups, highlighting the importance of a multi-faceted approach to addressing the challenge of violent extremism. In 2006, Mr. Segal was recognized by the FBI for his exceptional service in the public interest. Mr. Segal, a native New Yorker, is a graduate of Wheaton College in Massachusetts.
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