Jonathan Wackrow

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Jonathan Wackrow is a top performing security professional with 18+ years of high level management and operational planning experience with exceptional knowledge in risk assessments and security operations. He has spent the majority of his career in the United States Secret Service, serving as criminal investigator in New York City and serving on the Presidential Protection Division. He is currently an Executive Director at RANE, an information and advisory services company that connects business leaders to critical risk insights and expertise to drive better risk management outcomes.

As President of i4 Strategies, Jonathan advised leading corporations on critical infrastructure protection, physical security, executive protection and crisis management procedures. His philosophy towards corporate security is simple; security should be a workforce multiplier to enhance other divisions, helping to achieve the fiscal goals of the company.

Jonathan is a CNN Law Enforcement Analyst and is a regular commentator on security and risk management on other major news outlets.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Jonathan Wackrow and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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