Scorpion Computer Services' Walter O'Brien Keynotes Secret Knock Conference 2016
O'Brien says "being smart is cool" at the conference known for hosting the 'coolest, most industrious, most laid back hustlers of the business world.'
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Walter O'Brien, the founder and CEO of Scorpion Computer Services, Inc. keynoted the Secret Knock 2016 Annual Conference in San Diego, California. The conference, hosted by the Secret Knock Society, curates entrepreneurs and innovators to collaborate on learning, entertainment and charity. Secret Knock was named a top-5 must-attend event by Forbes Magazine.
O'Brien chronicled his lifelong journey confronting bullies and staying positive with anecdotes about his early life that would later inspire CBS's number one television drama, Scorpion. O'Brien is an executive producer at CBS.
A problem-solving expert and the CEO and founder of one of the world's most advanced consulting firms Walter O'Brien has worked with governments, international heads of state, the United States Navy, Air Force and Fortune 500 firms to design, implement and maintain computer security and information-technology systems. His firm helps ordinary people do extraordinary things through Concierge Up, a "think tank for hire" offered through Scorpion Computer Services.
Regarding Walter O'Brien's contributions as keynote speaker, Greg S. Reid, host of Secret Knock said that "Walter is as fascinating as he is intelligent and entertaining. His energy and positive attitude reminded all of us at Secret Knock how great people can be while remaining humble."
Walter O'Brien said of Secret Knock that "the event is a hidden gem among entrepreneurship and speaking events. It brings together some stellar but also down-to-earth people."ABOUT WALTER O'BRIEN
Walter O'Brien is the founder and CEO of Scorpion Computer Services, Inc., and CEO of Scorpion Studios. He is the Executive Producer and the inspiration behind the hit CBS television drama, Scorpion, with over 26 million viewers. 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 deploy artificial intelligence that protects 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 serves as chairman or board member for Strike Force Solutions, Talentorum Alliance Houston Technology Center and Lawloop.
O'Brien regularly donates his time to charities and the community in general to encourage all generations to celebrate intelligence. He is a frequent media commentator, public speaker and radio show guest. O'Brien provided the seed funding for TaxiWatch Kilkenny, a suicide prevention program that has saved 100 lives since its inception in 2015. Also in 2015 O'Brien contributed to the next XPRIZE selection as part of XPRIZE Visioneering.