Ali Soufan is chairman and CEO of The Soufan Group and a former FBI supervisory special agent.

During his time at the FBI, Soufan worked on the Joint Terrorism Task Force in New York, where he coordinated both domestic and international counterterrorism operations.

He is the author of the best-selling The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al Qaeda, for which he won the 2012 Ridenhour Book Prize. 

Soufan has been featured in shows and publications worldwide, including 60 Minutes, Frontline, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, The New Yorker, Newsweek, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many more.

Last Updated: June 2, 2017