Today, Scorpion primarily serve clients with needs in information technology design and architecture, cyber security, and general strategic problem-solving. Scorpion has mitigated security risks for some of the world's largest corporations, and has invented and applied artificial intelligence engines to protect United States military personnel in Afghanistan. Scorpion is a think tank for hire that provides consulting and product development to companies, government and military worldwide. Scorpion's public-facing arm, ConciergeUp.com, provides intelligence on demand for ANY funded need.
Since its founding in 1988, Scorpion's team of world class experts have worked with clients globally across all industries to add real, measurable value to mission-critical initiatives from planning, to implementation, to execution. Scorpion's senior management has a collective knowledge of more than 413 technologies, 210 years in IT, and has completed 1,360 projects to date. Scorpion has conceived many unique technology inventions including ScenGen (in use by U.S. Military) and WinLocX (sold to Microsoft) and is one of the world's leading experts in the application of computer science and artificial intelligence.
About Walter O'Brien
Walter O'Brien (hacker handle: "Scorpion") was a high IQ child prodigy who started programming computers at age nine. Walter founded "Scorpion" when he was 13 years old as he recognized that he could bring together other smart talented engineers from around the world and using a little E.Q. (Emotional Intelligence) and a scientific project management approach they could solve not only technical problems but life problems.
By age 16, He was known as a hacker and a national coding champion.
By 18, He competed in the World Olympics in Informatics and has ranked as high as the sixth-fastest programmer in the world.
By 21, He graduated with honors with a degree in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence.
By 26, The U.S. Department of Homeland Security certified Scorpion as being of National Interest to the US by granting him an "Extraordinary Ability" EB 1-1 Visa.
By 36, He created over 150 unique technology inventions and won Most Innovative Product Award for ScenGen his Artificial Intelligence engine that was used to protect United States war fighters in Afghanistan
By 40, He became the Executive Producer of the hit CBS-TV drama "Scorpion" with over 26 million television viewers that is inspired by his life. Recognized by the Fort Wayne Base Community Council and the Northeast Indiana Defense Industry Association for saving millions of lives, awarded a Combat Infantry Badge and Battle Dress Uniform from Operation Desert Storm.
O'Brien is a frequent public speaker for IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and teaches as a mentor with the Founder Institute, the world's largest idea-stage incubator. O'Brien has worked with the world's largest mutual fund company, Fujitsu, Microsoft-Trados, Oracle Corporation, Baltimore Technologies, and Critical Path. Walter serves as chairman or board member for Houston Technology Center, Strike Force Solutions, Talentorum Alliance, Lawloop and previously has served on the boards of American Environmental Energy, Starglobe and Toin Corp. In addition, O'Brien is frequently called on by news media, the government, and the federal court system for his technology expertise.