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Jonathan Trimble

Chief Executive Officer

With more than 25 years of investigation and security experience, Jonathan is a co-founder of Bawn. He is committed to understanding client needs and delivering thoughtful solutions to best meet their information needs, improve their security posture, and increase business resiliency.

Prior to starting Bawn, Jonathan was a Special Agent at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Jonathan led several complex investigations, which included the dismantlement of international organizations involved in cybercrime and financial institution fraud. Jonathan rose to become the Chief Technology Officer of the FBI’s Information Management Division, where he managed large-scale technical projects, including the development for the FBI’s $220M Central Records Complex and the data analytics platform that serves identified best practices, and developed organizational initiatives for “leap ahead” gains for the agency.  

While working in private industry, Jonathan has led cybersecurity teams as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at a Midwest-based financial institution, and as Vice President of Services at an Austin-based cybersecurity startup.

Jonathan is a graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy where he received a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering. He subsequently earned a Master of Science in Strategic Intelligence from the National Intelligence University, as well as a Master of Science in Systems Architecture and Engineering from the University of Southern California. In 2018, Jonathan completed the Chief Information Security Officer program at Carnegie Mellon University.

With a passion for both client success and cybersecurity, Jonathan has served as the Chair of the Virginia Area Maritime Security Council Cyber Subcommittee, which raises awareness of maritime related cybersecurity issues with government, private industry, and industry association members. He most recently served as the Government Vice Chair on ACT-IAC’s Cyber Community of Interest, which provides opportunities for industry and federal government members to develop solutions to critical cybersecurity challenges.