Admiral Scott Moore
Scott Moore retired in 2014 as a Navy Rear Admiral with over 30 years in Naval Special Warfare (“NSW”). A graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, he received a cross commission into the Navy and immediately attended Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (“BUD/S”) training. During his career, he led at every level of NSW, from SEAL platoon commander, to Commander of the Nation’s premier Counterterrorist Force, to Deputy Commander of Naval Special Warfare Command, where he was responsible for training and equipping a 7,000 person force. He also commanded a 1,500 person Joint Task Force in Afghanistan, which conducted over 2,000 capture/kill missions against enemy leaders. His staff tours included assignments as; director of Counterterrorism on the National Security Staff, White House, directly briefing The President of the United States; as the Assistant Operations Officer for Counterterrorism, The Pentagon, where he advised the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff daily on counterterrorism operations; and as the Deputy Commander for Operations, Office of Defense Representative, Pakistan, where he coordinated NATO operations with Pakistani military leaders. He earned a masters degree in National Security Studies at the Naval War College, graduating with Distinction. At every level of Adm. Moore’s military career, he was known for his operational abilities, effective leadership and clear decision-making, having personally led numerous “national level” no-fail missions during some of our nation’s most critical strategic moments.
He is the co-founder and CEO of Karakoram Group, which focuses on solving global commercial security problems. He also serves as Chairman for SEALKids, a non-profit focusing on keeping SEALs in the fight by assisting with their children’s educational and enrichment needs at home.