Jon Murad is a Managing Director with Teneo Risk. In his role, he leads strategic and crisis communications campaigns and advises CEOs, management teams, and Boards on issues relating to crisis preparedness, planning, management, and response.
Prior to joining Teneo, Mr. Murad was an Assistant Commissioner for the New York City Police Department. In that capacity he provided strategy, policy development, and communications counsel to the nation’s largest police service. As the commanding officer of the Office of Strategic Communications, he was responsible for crisis communications, Police Commissioner Bratton’s public remarks, and internal and external message management. He also produced and oversaw the NYPD’s owned media such as social media, publications, graphics, video, and collateral.
Prior to his appointment to Assistant Commissioner, Mr. Murad was a supervisor of the NYPD’s “Reengineering 2014,” a nine-month, top-to-bottom CAT scan of the department with more than 1,200 participants, which resulted in 1,100 recommendations and comprehensive operational and cultural changes. In other roles, he provided analysis on the security development of the World Trade Center command, helped devise counterterrorism responses to high-profile incidents, and co-developed international police deployments. He has served in the field as a field intelligence officer, detective, and sergeant.
Mr. Murad is a graduate of Harvard College and has a master’s degree in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School. In 2013 he was honored to deliver the Graduate English Address at Harvard University’s 362nd Commencement. He is a fellow and former chair of the British-American Project for the Successor Generation (BAP) and a director of the Harvard Club of New York Foundation.