Dillon Twombly manages corporate security engagements for Dataminr, a leader in real-time information discovery that transforms the public Twitter stream into actionable alerts about breaking news, real-world events, off-the-radar content and emerging trends, ahead of traditional sources.
Dillon Twombly is Vice President and Head of the Corporate Risk Sales at Dataminr, a real-time event notification and social media analytics platform. Dillon was previously Assistant Vice President for Strategy and Planning at MetLife where he helped to build a new Global Corporate Security group across 46 countries. Prior to joining MetLife he worked at a political risk boutique where he helped global multinational corporations and major financial services firms understand and mitigate political and security risks around major transactions. Prior to joining the private sector Dillon served as an Operations Officer with the Central Intelligence Agency where he completed three field tours, including Afghanistan, and focused on counterterrorism. Dillon also has worked as an Analyst at the Office of Naval Intelligence and as an Investment Banking Summer Associate at Houlihan Lokey's Aerospace and Defense Group. Dillon is a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations and a founding member of the Ambassador Council at the International Crisis Group. He holds a BA in History from Trinity College in Connecticut, and an MBA in Finance from the University of North Carolina and speaks Turkish.