Jack Carr to Deliver Keynote at 2022 Ontic Summit
New York Times best-selling author, former Navy SEAL headlines premier protective intelligence event
AUSTIN, November 2, 2021 – Ontic, the protective intelligence software innovator digitally transforming how companies actively identify, investigate, assess, watch and manage physical security threats, today announced that Jack Carr, a number one New York Times bestselling author and retired Navy SEAL, will deliver the keynote address at the 2022 Ontic Summit. Learn more about the Summit and register here.
“I am honored to have been selected to keynote the Ontic Summit, one of the top industry events of 2022 unveiling the latest ideas and innovations in physical security,” Carr said. “The value of protective intelligence in any sophisticated security program should not be understated, and I’m looking forward to engaging with this audience of industry professionals and sharing my insights and experiences.”
A former Navy SEAL and New York Times bestselling author, Jack Carr served in Naval Special Warfare from 1997-2016, leading special operations teams as a Team Leader, Platoon Commander, Troop Commander and Task Unit Commander. Over his 20 years in Naval Special Warfare he transitioned from an enlisted SEAL sniper to a junior officer leading assault and sniper teams in Iraq and Afghanistan, to a platoon commander practicing counterinsurgency in the southern Philippines, to commanding a Special Operations Task Unit in the most Iranian influenced section of southern Iraq throughout the tumultuous drawdown of U.S. Forces. Carr is a New York Times bestselling author of five books including The Terminal List, True Believer, Savage Son, The Devil’s Hand, and In the Blood. Carr serves on the board of directors of Valor for Life, a non-profit organization providing military veterans with no-cost surgical spine care.
“Jack Carr’s deep experience, service to our great nation, undeniable industry influence and literary achievements make him the obvious choice to give the keynote at Ontic’s 2022 Summit, a premier event for physical security,” said Fred Burton, executive director of the Ontic Center for Protective Intelligence. “We are fortunate to have him headline our groundbreaking conference where the industry convenes to share new practices, innovations and protocols as protective intelligence grows in recognition as a new industry standard.”
The 2022 Ontic Summit will take place from February 21-23, 2022 at the Hotel Van Zandt in Austin, and explore the latest strategies and technologies propelling protective intelligence forward. The interactive three-day conference includes keynote sessions providing a macro view of global security trends as well as breakout sessions with security leaders and practitioners sharing best practices and case studies. Attendees will discover new technology innovations in Ontic’s product showcase, network with peers, and learn from renowned speakers, industry leaders and practitioners on the future of security.
Register for the 2022 Ontic Summit and learn more here.
Named the top industry innovator in the Frost Radar™: Digital Intelligence Solutions, 2021, Ontic is the first protective intelligence software company to transform how Fortune 500 and emerging enterprises address physical threat management to protect employees, customers and assets. Ontic’s SaaS-based platform collects and connects threat indicators to provide a comprehensive view of potential threats while surfacing critical knowledge so companies can assess and action more to maintain business continuity and reduce financial impact. Ontic provides strategic consulting, multidimensional services, education and thought leadership for safety and security professionals through its Center for Protective Intelligence and Center of Excellence, the latter of which also offers program development and training services in behavioral threat assessment, threat management, and violence prevention for major corporations, educational institutions and government agencies.
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