WE SOLVE CRITICAL ISSUES
Kurjax, LLC, has been providing security, intelligence, and development solutions worldwide since 2012. With a name inspired by the Slavic word “kurjak,” which means “black wolf,” Kurjax advances the lives of citizens globally through local empowerment and development, and by working directly with faith-based organizations, intergovernmental organizations, international and local non-governmental organizations, multinational corporations, military organizations, and prominent citizens.
By leveraging intelligence analysis, we help solve critical issues in an increasingly unstable world.
Richard P. Burgunder III is the founder and managing director of Kurjax, a private intelligence agency conducting operations worldwide since 2012. He is a foreign affairs specialist with expertise in international security, intelligence, and international development. He has been serving a wide range of clients in the intelligence, defense, and private sectors for more than a decade.
A former professional extreme athlete who has competed across the globe, Burgunder brings phenomenal focus and discipline to Kurjax. He also brings extensive experience using sports as a tool to catalyze international development. Burgunder has been widely recognized and awarded for his athletic and professional accomplishments. He has been featured on CBS, NBC, Fox Sports, ESPN Radio, and other major media outlets.
In addition to receiving a BA in Economics and certificate in Leadership Education and Development from Pennsylvania State University, Burgunder earned a certificate in International Development: Understanding Contemporary Issues and Themes from the University of Cambridge. Burgunder also is a graduate of the 2018 International Security and Intelligence Programme and Conference at Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, which is hosted by the Cambridge Security Initiative (CSi) and in partnership with the Department of War Studies, King’s College, University of London.
During the summer of 2019, Burgunder will further his professional academic immersion in Russian Language and Culture at ITMO University and the Cambridge Residential Russian Summer School.
A devout member of the Russian Orthodox Church and avid outdoorsman with a drive for adventure, Burgunder is also passionate about alpine style climbing, mountaineering, hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting.
Burgunder’s motto is, “There are no limits,” and he applies this to everything he does.
We Understand The Operational Environment
Kurjax delivers security, intelligence, and development solutions worldwide.
Kurjax addresses mission-critical needs by executing strategic, operational, and tactical intelligence. We carry out security operations for our clients by providing paramilitary support, intelligence gathering, and counterintelligence analysis within the global security environment.
Kurjax advances geopolitical interests by conducting political action, influence, and intelligence operations. We achieve intelligence objectives for our clients by deriving information from Counterintelligence (CI), Human Intelligence (HUMINT), and Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT).
Kurjax transforms war-torn societies by empowering local communities to foster economic growth, prosperity, and sustainability. We attain development goals for our clients by investigating conflict, security, and international development challenges in emerging markets.