Ellen McDonald – 2019 Bits & Bytes Discussion Expert
Table Topic: Exposing the CEO: Why Executive Protection Should Include OSINT

As an analyst with Hillard Heintze’s Threat + Violence Risk Management team, Ellen McDonald engages in day-to-day research and analysis of open-source content from social media platforms and other sources. She provides direct support to clients with time-sensitive intelligence related to executive protection, project risk assessments, special event security, and background investigations. In addition to training others at Hillard Heintze, Ellen has engaged in on-the-ground support of intelligence efforts and regularly advises clients on best practices to protect information and privacy.