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Shawn M. Thompson, Esq.

Founder and President

Mr. Thompson is the Founder and Director of the Insider Threat Training Academy and the Insider Threat Management Group, LLC, which provides strategic insider risk management advisory services to the private sector. He possesses over 15 years’ experience investigating, prosecuting, and managing insider threats and is widely sought-after for his unique expertise. He is a former federal prosecutor and senior government official who held executive positions with several agencies including the FBI, DoD, and DNI.

As a seasoned risk management professional, experienced prosecutor, credentialed special agent, and trained analyst, his cyber security acumen is second to none. He is a pioneer in the field of insider risk management, serving as a frequent guest speaker and thought leader on a variety of security topics. Mr. Thompson serves as a trusted advisor for the highest levels of government as well as private sector C-suite and Board of Directors alike. He is a member of the Maryland Bar.