Patrick Coughlin is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TruSTAR (acquired by Splunk). Before founding TruSTAR, Patrick led cyber security initiatives in the Middle East as a Director at Good Harbor International. Patrick also led counterterrorism analyst teams for Booz Allen Hamilton clients in the DoD and Special Operations Command. Patrick started his career in Afghanistan working as a private security contractor for the U.S. and allied governments. He holds degrees from Georgetown, St. Andrews, and Stanford.