Scott McGaunn

Scott McGaunn has been a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation for over 24 years. During his time with the FBI he has investigated White Collar Crime, the Russian and Italian Mafias, Cybercrime, Counterterrorism and Espionage matters.

Special Agent McGaunn is a FBI certified Firearms Instructor, a member of the FBI’s Evidence Response Team, a Certified Police Instructor, and FBI Adjunct Faculty member, teaching FBI coursework to police agencies domestically and abroad. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, his MSCJ from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, and his M.B.A. from Bentley University. He currently teaches “Issues in Cybercrime and Cyber Security” as an adjunct faculty member at UMass- Lowell.

In addition, Special Agent McGaunn was nominated for the 2018 Attorney General’s Award for Fraud Prevention, and the 2018 FBI Director’s Award for Outstanding Criminal Investigation for his involvement in an international corporate espionage investigation. He currently is involved in training and speaking to the private sector and academia about cyber threats, corporate espionage, counterintelligence matters, insider threats, and intellectual property theft on behalf of the FBI.