Dr. Kathleen Kiernan
Founder and CEO, Kiernan Group Holdings, Inc.
Dr. Kathleen Kiernan is the founder and CEO of Kiernan Group Holdings, Inc. a global consulting firm specializing in law enforcement, risk services, intelligence, and critical infrastructure resiliency. She regularly contributes to the national level dialogue in the areas of active shooter/active threat preparedness, anomalous behavior detection and the adversarial adaptation cycle. She is a 29-year veteran of Federal Law Enforcement, previously serving as the Assistant Director for the Office of Strategic Intelligence and Information for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) where she was responsible for the design and implementation of an intelligence-led organizational strategy to mine and disseminate data related to explosives, firearms, and illegal tobacco diversion, the traditional and non-traditional tools of terrorism.