The Conference Board
J. Kelly Stewart leads The Conference Board Unified Security Council and Business Continuity & Crisis Management Council. Kelly draws upon more than 30 years of public and private sector experience as a Security Advisor and subject matter expert. He is the former Chief Security Officer/Director of Safety and Security of Intelsat Corporation, a $3 billion satellite service provider. He has managed and led physical security operations for both CACI International, Inc. and Deloitte. He served a distinguished tenure with the United States Secret Service coordinating advance operations in the areas of technical security, intelligence information, threat identification and planning, and emergency evacuation operations.
Kelly has further been a key advisor to the Chief of Defense Nuclear Security on matters of security policy and special projects, concentrating on site security planning (SSPs), facility security design, physical security systems design and operations, vulnerability assessments, technology applications and security management. In all his capacities he has managed teams in assessing, evaluating, and implementing anti-terrorism as well as force protection improvements for high asset targets while simultaneously assembling top security experts from diverse backgrounds to advise leadership on the implementation of a graded security protection plan and application of a Design Basis Threat.
Currently, Kelly is the Managing Director & CEO of Newcastle Consulting, LLC - an Enterprise Security Risk and Information Management Consultancy primarily focused on risk, threat, and vulnerability assessments as well as prevention and resiliency programs that provide proactive, predictive, and responsive advice and access to information critical in building a companies' flexibility to operational risk. Kelly draws upon more than 30 years of public and private sector experience as a Security Advisor and Subject Matter Expert in addition to the aforementioned responsibilities focused on enterprise risk, strategic security, information, and protection management.