K2 Intelligence is an investigative, compliance, and cyber defense services firm, founded in 2009 by Jeremy M. Kroll and Jules B. Kroll. The company is headquartered in New York with offices in London, Madrid, Geneva, Los Angeles and Chicago.
During a 2013 public corruption case, the Moreland Commission hired K2 Intelligence “to search databases for donations linked to the passage of legislation or the awarding of state contracts.”
K2 Intelligence acquired Thacher Associates in 2013, which was known for its integrity monitoring work overseeing the cleanup of the World Trade Center site, the building of the new Yankee Stadium and the construction of the Bank of America office tower.
In 2014, K2 Intelligence provided data analytics litigation support to maximize the recovery of funds to be distributed to the victims of Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme.
AIG made an investment in K2 Intelligence in April 2015 and both agreed to help clients mitigate and manage their cyber risk by co-developing products and services.
In June 2016, K2 Intelligence conducted an independent study of media transparency in the U.S. Advertising industry after being hired by Association of National Advertisers. Again in June 2016, the National Football League Players Association partnered with K2 Intelligence to “to create awareness and understanding of their online and social media “footprint,” helping players manage their social media risks and related cyber issues.”