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Scott Stewart

Vice President of Intelligence

TorchStone Global

It doesn't matter the size or type of threat, the attack cycle will always apply.

Scott Stewart is a seasoned protective intelligence practitioner with 35 years of analytical, investigative and security experience. Before joining the executive ranks of TorchStone Global, Scott led global analysis of terrorism and security topics at Stratfor from 2004 to 2020. Prior to his time at Stratfor, Scott was the protective intelligence coordinator for Dell and served as a member of Michael Dell’s executive protection team.

Scott also spent ten years as a special agent with the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service (DSS), where he was involved in a large number of high-profile terrorism and protective intelligence investigations. He was the lead DSS investigator assigned to the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and the follow-up New York City bomb plot. He also led a team that assisted the Argentine investigation of the 1992 bombing of the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires, among other cases. Scott also served as the deputy regional security officer in Guatemala City and was responsible for embassy and diplomatic security at that post as well as in Belize City.

Over the years, Scott’s analysis has been widely reprinted by other outlets and he has written for the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, Security Management Magazine, and Security Magazine, among others. Scott is a popular speaker on security topics and is also frequently interviewed by journalists from leading news outlets to include the New York Times, CNN, Fox News, NPR, Reuters, the Associated Press, Time Magazine, and USA Today.