Walter O'Brien (born 24 February 1975) is an Irish businessman, media personality, and computer security expert, who is the founder and CEO of Scorpion Computer Services. He is also the inspiration for and executive producer of the CBS television series Scorpion.
- Scorpion's origin: The real-world story behind CBS's new drama , CNET (September 19, 2014)
- Flying down a tunnel of 1s and 0s is not how hacking is really done. The staff here has been really good about staying away from the cartoony version.
- The thinking in the show, the hacker thinking of how do you approach every problem, I think they're hacking life more than they're hacking systems.
- Humans have a 3 percent human error, and a lot of companies can't afford to be wrong 3 percent of the time anymore, so we close that 3 percent gap with some of the technologies. The AI we've developed doesn't make mistakes.