Kyle Olson



Kyle is one of the nation’s leading authorities on high-technology terrorism and preparedness. A preeminent leader/facilitator of high-impact, high profile working groups and exercises, Kyle has provided his expertise and imagination to a broad range of homeland security and counter-terrorism efforts. He has successfully worked with groups drawn from line staff and first responders, mid-level managers and senior officials at all levels of government and industry for more than twenty years.

Kyle’s clients have included the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security, Defense, Justice, and Labor, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Central Intelligence Agency, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and dozens of states and cities, including New York, Los Angeles, and Boston, as well as Fortune 500 corporations such as J.P. Morgan Chase and Disney. He has worked with all of them in the development of procedures for preventing and, if necessary, responding to acts of terrorism; Kyle has also worked to enhance security preparations at National Special Security Events, including the XIX Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, the 2004 Democratic and Republican National Conventions, the 2004 G8 Summit, and the recent Presidential Inauguration. Over the past ten years, he has helped design, facilitate, and evaluate more than 100 tabletop, command post, and full-scale homeland security and emergency management exercises.


Kyle is frequently interviewed by major news organizations from around the world, and has been featured on such programs as 60 Minutes, Nightline, Today, and Dateline.

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