Patrick Coughlin is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of TruSTAR Technology, a threat intelligence platform built to incentivize data exchange across enterprise security teams. At TruSTAR, he works closely with senior executives and security operators to architect intelligence into their security operations.
Before founding TruSTAR, Patrick consulted on security and intelligence operations in Afghanistan, the Middle East and Washington, D.C. as a Director at Good Harbor International. Patrick also worked on counterterrorism projects for the Department of Defense and U.S. Special Operations Command as an analyst for Booz Allen Hamilton.
Patrick started his career in Afghanistan working as a private security contractor for U.S. government, NGO, and multinational corporations. He holds degrees from Georgetown, St. Andrews and Stanford.