Kevin Golen has joined Insite as Manager, Internet Threat Management, bringing expertise in social media and other innovative technologies that serve as a primary means of detecting critical events or threat actors that may harm corporate or private clients. He applies a unique knowledge base of pattern recognition, information ordering, predictive analytics and algorithmic-driven data feeds to track, analyze and alert clients about potentially high-impact or threatening developments. Mr. Golen’s experience in the media, finance, and public sectors, coupled with his global perspective on corporate security and crisis management adds advanced capabilities to Insite’s Internet Threat Management practice group.
Prior to joining Insite, Mr. Golen was a senior manager at Dataminr, a technology company that provides actionable algorithm-based alerts to clients. There he managed a team of specialists with a range of language/regional specialties. Before Dataminr, he was a National Desk manager at Fox News Channel where he used an array of social media platforms to monitor breaking news and make decisions to dispatch personnel and network resources during fast-developing stories including natural disasters, terror attacks, active shooters and other major accidents. Mr. Golen holds a MS in Journalism from Columbia University where he was a Brown Institute Scholar, focusing on state and local agencies’ use of predictive analytics to lower violent crimes in major US cities.