Walter O'Brien of Scorpion Computer Services Featured on Business Rockstars Radio


Walter O'Brien, Scorpion Computer Services founder and real-life inspiration behind the hit CBS-TV series "Scorpion," appeared on the "Business Rockstars" radio show on April 10, 2015, for an encore interview with host Ken Rutkowski. "Business Rockstars" is the largest content platform for entrepreneurs across mobile, social and broadcast with approximately 1 million listeners. The show airs nationally in 125 radio markets, including super-station WGN Chicago. The show also video streams live on YouTube and can be heard digitally on iTunes, Slacker, TuneIn, Stitcher and iHeart.

Ken Rutkowski is the host, president and co-founder of "Business Rockstars." Rutkowski is the host, president and co-founder of "Business Rockstars" as well as founder and CEO of METal International (Media, Entertainment, Technology, Alpha Leaders), a powerful 1,600-member organization that includes six billionaires, top CEOs, VCs and entrepreneurs. He is a regular guest and correspondent for FOX, NPR, ABC and a former technology host on CNET.

O'Brien and Rutkowski have known each other for 10+ years and O'Brien and several Scorpion clients have been guests on "Business Rockstars" many times. This interview covered O'Brien's start as a young hacker and Scorpion Computer Services' mission with to fulfill funded wishes.

In a notable exchange during this interview, when asked why Bill Gates was his favorite entrepreneur, O'Brien replied, "My personal philosophy is that people should be extremely selfish for the first half of their life and extremely unselfish for the second half because then they can do the most good. [...] Bill Gates was selfish for the first half of his life, then he was able to save 7 million people by writing a single check for malaria for the second half of his life."

"It's not about how you come into this life, it's about how you leave it, right?" asked Rutkowski.

"Right, it's all about doing the greater good and you can't be charitable while you are still a charity yourself."


Walter O'Brien (AKA "Scorpion") is the Executive Producer of "Scorpion", the hit CBS-TV drama with over 26 million television viewers that is inspired by O'Brien's life. He is the innovative founder of Scorpion Computer Services and, a global think tank-for-hire that provides on-demand intelligence as a concierge service for any funded need. For over two decades, Scorpion Computer Services has contributed to the greater good by managing geniuses as they transform Scorpion client ideas into reality. From national security to rescuing startups, Scorpion Computer Services acts as the brain power behind solving global issues, proving "smart is cool."

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has certified Walter O'Brien as being a person of national interest to the United States and granted him an Extraordinary Ability EB 1-1 Visa. He has worked with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, plus Navy and Air Force systems to employ his artificial intelligence systems to protect American military personnel. In addition, he has worked with multiple Fortune 500 companies including the world's largest mutual fund, Fujitsu, Trados, Oracle Corporation, Baltimore Technologies, and Critical Path. O'Brien currently serves as chairman or board member for, Strike Force Solutions, Talentorum Alliance, and Lawloop.

Walter O'Brien regularly donates his time and talent to helping and educating smart charities and the community in general to encourage new generations to celebrate intelligence.