Walter O'Brien (Scorpion) is the Founder and CEO of ScorpionComputerServices.com a think tank for hire that provides intelligence on demand as a concierge service for funded challenges. Since 1988 Scorpion has gathered together a team of World Class Experts that differentiate themselves from the more traditional large consulting firms by focusing on a results-oriented approach and partnering with our clients on a global basis, across industries, to add real measurable value in mission-critical initiatives from planning, to execution, to running the business. Scorpion's senior management has a collective knowledge of more than 413 technologies, 210 years in IT, and 1360 projects. Walter has created over 177 unique technology inventions including ScenGen and WinLocX. He is one of the world's leading experts in the application of computer science and artificial intelligence to solve complex industry challenges.
He was born in Ireland and at the early age of sixteen ranked number one in national high speed computer problem solving competitions. At the age of eighteen he competed in the World Olympics in Informatics and has ranked as high as sixth fastest programmer in the world. He was a child prodigy with an IQ of 197 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence with honors from Sussex University. Walter is also an active public speaker to IEEE and teaches as a mentor to the Founder Institute the world's largest idea-stage incubator which has helped launch over 510 companies across 26 cities and five continents.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security certified Walter as being of National Interest to the United States Economy and granted him an Extraordinary Ability EB 1-1 Visa (also granted to Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill). Walter graduated with honors from Sussex University in the UK with a Degree in Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence and since 2001 has worked with the world's largest mutual fund company, Fujitsu, Uniscape (Microsoft-Trados), Oracle Corporation, Baltimore Technologies, and Critical Path. Walter has previously served as chairman or member of the advisory board to companies such as Starglobe, BestTeachersandschools.com, Toin Corp, and Keltech.
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