Bryan Stern leads Project DYNAMO. He is a multiple-tour combat veteran of the United States Army and Navy. He has over 25 years of military experience focused on special operations specializing in Hostage Rescue, Counter-Terrorism, Counter- Proliferation, Critical Technology Protection, and Unconventional Warfare. Bryan has supported, deployed, and operated operations in over 60 countries. His awards and decorations include the Purple Heart medal and has been recognized by the United States Secretary of Defense, Secretary of the Army, Chief of US Army Infantry, and the Director, Defense Intelligence Agency. Bryan was also a military first responder during the attacks on 9/11 in New York City. He is a specialist in near-peer threats, hard-targets, and denied-area/contested-area operations. Bryan has served with the most elite units and agencies within the US Special Operations and Intelligence Communities.