Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
Jason Crabtree co-founded QOMPLX in 2014 with Andrew Sellers. It is QOMPLX’s mission to reimagine the complexity of the modern data-driven economy for our clients. As the CEO of QOMPLX, Mr. Crabtree is responsible for the overall vision and long term direction of the company, in addition to overseeing all aspects of company operations.
Prior to QOMPLX, Jason most recently served as a Special Advisor to the senior leaders in the Department of Defense cyber community, with responsibilities ranging from policy advice and operational support, to research direction and technology transition. He partnered with a wide variety of organizations within both the Intelligence Community and Defense Enterprise.
He is a licensed professional engineer and has a strong background in modeling, simulation, and data analysis who is currently focused at the nexus of cybersecurity, critical infrastructure, and operational risk management.
He has been an invited participant, panelist, and speaker on energy, risk management, finance, and security for organizations including the Financial Services Roundtable, the Casualty Actuarial Society, the Center for New American Security, the Ditchley Foundation, the Gridwise Architecture Council, and RAND in both the United States and the United Kingdom.
Mr. Crabtree is the co-author of Driven by Demand: How Energy Gets Its Power (Cambridge University Press, 2015). He is also currently co-authoring a book on decision-making and operational risk management in the face of increasing transitive risks, exposure to common mode failures, and technology democratization.
He received a B.S. in engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point was selected as the First Captain and Brigade Commander of the Corps of Cadets and elected as a Rhodes Scholar. He received an M.Sc.(R) in Engineering Science at the University of Oxford before leading infantry troops in Afghanistan in 2012. As part of his service in the U.S. Army, he graduated from Ranger School, the Sapper Leader Course, Airborne School, the Asymmetric Warfare Group Adaptive Leader Program, and is an Honor Graduate of the Pathfinder School.