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Walter O'Brien Keynote Speaker at OCTANe's 2015 Technology Investor Forum


Walter O'Brien, Scorpion Computer Services founder and real-life inspiration behind the hit CBS-TV series "Scorpion", appeared as a keynote speaker at OCTANe's Technology Investor Forum on May 22, 2015. Formerly known as "VC in the OC", the Technology Investor Forum is the largest conference in Southern California focused on high growth and innovation technology investment. From investment presentations to keynote speakers to industry discussions, this is SoCal's premier investment conference.

As an organization, OCTANe has helped more than 800 companies via the LaunchPadT SBDC accelerator. LaunchPadT companies have received more than $700 million in investment and equity exits. These investments have supported the creation of more than 3,500 new jobs in Orange County.

OCTANe hosts two annual events to showcase and promote innovation in Orange County. These signature events attract approximately 2,000 people, and are assembled to highlight the latest industry trends, high-growth companies and facilitate powerful networking. Their mission is to connect people and ideas with capital and resources to fuel technology growth in Southern California.

At the forum Walter O'Brien spoke about how Scorpion Computer Services recruits geniuses to solve problems and do the greater good. He also talked about using the brain power of a service like to outsource complex problems upwards instead of simple problems downwards.


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.

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.