CEO & Co-Founder
Brian J. Gallagher

Brian Gallagher is a highly sought-after speaker and thought leader on topics related to the application of new and emerging technologies, focusing on the intersection of physical security and cybersecurity. Before becoming a successful serial entrepreneur, Brian served as a member of the U.S. Secret Service, Technical Security Division, under U.S. Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Brian has built and led global teams and sales organizations in North America, Asia, and the Middle East.

Notable experience and achievements of Brian's


ProtectedBy.AI develops software solutions that are at the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Socio-Cognitive Psychology for the purpose of protecting People, Property, Places, & Profits.

Aug 2019 - Present

Decision Sciences International Corporation

Decision Sciences tackles the worldwide threat of nuclear WMD proliferation with its passive cargo scanning systems capable of accurately detecting shielded and unshielded nuclear threats, as well as, explosives and other contraband – without any of the human or environmental health risks associated with current x-ray scanning technology.

Vice President of Business Development
Dec 2014 - Feb 2020

American Public University System

As a member of the Industry Advisory Council (IAC) I am responsible for assisting university leadership evaluate current trends, employee needs, industry best practices, and legislation associated with Security Management curriculum at the American Public University System and the American Military University.

Board Member - Security Management Industry Advisory Council
Apr 2014 - Jan 2020

Security Advisors International, LLC

Focusing on the convergence of both physical and cyber-security, Security Advisors works with their clients to understand their unique problem set and identifies countermeasures and solutions to meet their needs.

President & Founder
Mar 2013 - Jan 2019

US Secret Service - Department of Homeland Security

Intrusion detection and surveillance systems; technical surveillance countermeasures; chemical, biological and radiological hazard countermeasures; and fire protection at the White House and other protected sites located throughout the United States.

Senior Physical Security Specialist
VP of Marketing at Facebook