About Edgeworth Security

Matt Westbrook

Chief Operating Officer

Matt Westbrook

Matt Westbrook is responsible for driving Edgeworth’s operations as it transforms the security industry in technology and efficiency.

Matt served for 15 years in the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), most recently in the CIA’s Front Office working on strategic enterprise level operations. He was selected to assist in building the CIA’s first C-level strategy office and council. In this capacity, Matt advised on strategic initiatives that provided insights into building competitive advantage, guiding innovation and technology, and optimizing CIA’s strategic investments.

Matt also served as a counter-terrorism Chief in an area of the Middle East for the CIA. He spent significant time deployed in the Middle East and South Asia holding positions with operational oversight responsibility of both U.S. and host nation entities, led large teams with multi-million-dollar programs, and established successful new business including cyber intelligence.

Matt holds an MSc in Management with merit from the London School of Economics and earned a bachelor’s degree from Lewis & Clark College in International Affairs. He is an Arabic speaker, maintains a Top Secret Sensitive Compartmentalized Information clearance with full scope polygraph, and is an avid outdoorsman.

Career Highlights

  • 15 years of experience with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • Worked in the CIA's Front Office handling strategic, enterprise-level issues
  • Selected to assist in building the CIA's first C-level strategy office and council where he optimized the CIA's portfolio of strategic investments (AI and Machine Learning)
  • Served as a counter-terrorism Chief for the CIA in an area of the Middle East
  • Significant onsite experience and expertise in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Africa
  • MSc in Management with merit from the London School of Economics in the United Kingdom
  • Arabic speaker