Matthew V. Wharton serves as president for the company’s Security and Technology Consulting group and oversees its core services: cyber security, system design and project management, global command and control centers, security assessments and managed services.
Mr. Wharton is a career security professional with more than 35 years of experience leading security consulting and integration firms. He designs solutions from “The Owner’s Perspective” with improved recommendations that meet regulatory and fiscal requirements and transform internal functions from cost centers to sources for corporate investment that deliver increased integrity to the enterprise and enhance shareholder value.
An industry thought leader, Mr. Wharton is often sought-after for applying technology and operational solutions in a master-planned approach to leading corporations and other significant end users worldwide. He possesses the unique ability to relate to executive stakeholders on a peer-to-peer basis, effectively communicating risk management enhancements in terms that inspire funding and support for organizations.
Mr. Wharton has been with the Guidepost Solutions team since 2002 and founded its Technology Design Consulting practice. His specialties include the development of strategic cyber and physical security initiatives; master plans, business cases and return on investment analysis; technology research; acquisition due diligence; entrepreneurial business leadership; profit center management; the development of long-term strategic relationships; the creation of mutually beneficial outsourcing programs; assessments of security threats, risks, vulnerabilities and opportunities for enhancement; and the preparation of budgets and fiscal plans for security improvements.