Phil Houston is a nationally recognized authority on deception detection, critical interviewing, and elicitation. His 25 year career with the Central Intelligence Agency was highlighted by his service as a senior member of the Office of Security. In that capacity he conducted thousands of interviews and interrogations for the CIA and other federal agencies, both as an investigator and as a polygraph examiner. He is credited with developing a detection of deception methodology currently employed throughout the U.S. intelligence and federal law enforcement communities. Mr. Houston introduced the detection of deception methodology to the corporate world with the co-founding of Business Intelligence Advisors, where he served as Executive Vice President.
Mr. Houston holds a B.A. in Political Science from East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C.