Clearpath Alerts, LLC
Todd M. Keil has extensive experience in global strategic security program management, intelligence and law enforcement operations, threat analysis and assessment, and risk mitigation in the government and the private sector. Mr. Keil is currently a Senior Advisor at Clearpath Alerts, LLC, providing domestic and international clients with risk, safety and dynamic communication technology solutions.
From 2015 to 2018, Mr. Keil was the Senior Director, Global Security - Chief Security Officer for Magic Leap, Inc., a high-tech start-up based in Plantation, FL. From 2009 to 2015, Mr. Keil was a Senior Advisor for Torchstone Global, LLC, providing customized risk mitigation and security strategies to address the needs of a diverse roster of domestic and international clients.
While at Torchstone, Mr. Keil was asked by the U.S. Department of State to serve as an integral member of a 5-person panel of independent experts to review the attack on the U.S. Special Mission in Benghazi, Libya. The panel’s mission was to identify security and risk management best practices from other U.S. government agencies, foreign governments, the private sector and non-governmental organizations. The panel traveled to 10 overseas U.S. missions and engaged in the review of intelligence material, situational video, and conducted interviews of hundreds of individuals across a broad spectrum of international security, intelligence and law enforcement backgrounds concerning security best practices to be considered by the Department of State for U.S. embassies and consulates. The panel provided the Department of State with a comprehensive Best Practices report containing recommendations and supporting background information. Mr. Keil also testified about the work of the panel before the U.S. Congress Benghazi Select Committee and the Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
Previously, Mr. Keil was appointed in December 2009 by President Barack Obama as the Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He was responsible for managing people and programs to protect the assets of the United States essential to the nation's security, public health and safety, economic vitality, and way of life. Mr. Keil served in this position until February 2012.
Mr. Keil gained extensive private sector corporate security experience at Texas Instruments, Inc. In his position he managed worldwide threat and executive protection. He provided a secure environment for the CEO, Board of Directors and senior managers to safely conduct company business. He also managed global threat analysis, business risk mitigation and liaison with U.S. government agencies. Additionally, Mr. Keil developed and implemented operational security plans for major domestic and international corporate events, leadership strategy sessions, stockholder meetings, business unit conferences and secure flight operations.
Mr. Keil’s career began as a Special Agent with the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service, serving for over 22-years and being promoted to the Senior Executive Service. Mr. Keil culminated his tenure as the Regional Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, where he had oversight for the protection of over 55 U.S. embassies, consulates and other facilities, American personnel, and national security information. In Foreign Service positions at U.S. embassies in Indonesia, Ireland, and Austria, he provided a broad range of security and law enforcement management and risk mitigation expertise to U.S. ambassadors and served in primary liaison roles with a wide network of global law enforcement, intelligence, and security agencies. From 1994 to 2000, he held a leadership position on the protective detail that provided personal protection for two Secretaries of State.
Mr. Keil holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Criminal Justice from Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin. He has also attended special studies programs at the University of Bonn in Germany and the American University in Washington, D.C.