Mr. Hernandez served with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for over 15 years as a Special Agent. During his career, Mr. Hernandez investigated numerous highly sensitive matters including terrorism, cybercrime, and espionage that required extensive domestic and overseas travel. Mr. Hernandez also served as a senior FBI technical advisor on terrorism and bombing matters. After his career with the FBI, Mr. Hernandez joined Seisint Inc., a leading provider of information technology specializing in developing supercomputer technology and Risk Management solutions. Mr. Hernandez was instrumental in developing advanced information-sharing technologies and solutions that are in use today by the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice and various state agencies. Mr. Hernandez was a key member of the management team that helped grow yearly revenue to over $100M. Seisint® was subsequently acquired in late 2004 by LexisNexis® for $775M. Mr. Hernandez continues to provide consulting services to a number of corporations including those involved in overseas medical research, global security consulting, human resources technology, and various Internet based companies.
Summary of Qualifications
Former Agent - Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)
Physical Security and Terrorism Matters
Extensive experience investigating terrorist groups and their networks, operating both domestically and internationally.
Kidnappings and Hostage Negotiations
Former member of an FBI Extraterritorial Squad – an elite unit assigned to investigate serious crimes perpetrated against U.S. Citizens in third countries. These crimes include kidnappings, extortions, murders, and other similar crimes. Mr. Hernandez has been directly responsible for the safe return of numerous kidnapping victims, including businessmen and children.
Special Events Security
Directly involved in planning and the execution of security at numerous large scale special events including the World Trade Organization, various Super Bowl events, several World Series events, Olympic and Para-Olympic Games, Nike World Games, and various other large-scale notable events.
Executive Protection & Personal Security
Throughout his career with the FBI, Mr. Hernandez has provided personal security for a number of dignitaries and witnesses. These assignments routinely included site surveys, route planning, transportation, and liaison with local and state law enforcement.
Undercover and Special Operations
Extensive experience in a number of highly sensitive, long term operations both domestically and internationally.
White Collar Crime and Cybercrime
Directly responsible for managing FBI Cybercrime Squad.
Education, Awards, Memberships and Licenses
Received numerous commendations and awards from the United States Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, National Security Agency, the Miami Police Department and other agencies.
Recipient of the U.S. Attorney’s Outstanding Federal Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award.
Received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Florida International University in Miami, Florida.
United States Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve.
Member of the National Association of Former Agents of the FBI.
Member of the Gold Coast Chapter of Former Agents of the FBI.
Top Secret security clearance with additional compartmentalized access while serving with the FBI.
Licensed as a Private Investigator.