Dan Purtell, Group Innovation Director, BSI
At BSI, Dan leads the Innovation team, which is tasked with implementing new ideas and emerging technology into the business. The Innovation team empowers BSI employees to think, create, and implement innovative solutions that solve our clients stated and unstated business challenges, providing increased levels of trust and resiliency. Innovation focuses on Digital Assurance, Predictive Analytics, and Smart Content. Prior to spearheading Innovation, Dan led Security and Risk Management consulting services, Compliance software, and Intelligence and global auditing services at BSI. He also served eleven years as a Counterterrorism and Investigative Program Manager in the US Air Force and for nine years as Intel Corporation’s Global Supply Chain Security Manager.
Dan served as Chairman of the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA), a 1,000-member high-value cargo security group with active groups in Asia, Americas, and Europe. He is considered one of the top supply chain security experts in the world having conducted transportation infrastructure risk analysis in 70 countries. He holds a patent for the development of a supply chain risk and compliance algorithm which analyses terrorism and supply chain disruption exposures for international suppliers.