Timothy Ballard is the Founder and CEO of Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.). Ballard began his career at the Central Intelligence Agency where he worked cases dealing with terrorism and Latin America. He has spent over a decade working as a Special Agent for the Department of Homeland Security where he was assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and deployed as an undercover operative for the U.S. Child Sex Tourism Jump Team. Ballard left his government job in December 2013 and started the successful non-profit, Operation Underground Railroad. Since inception, the organization has been able to rescue 670 victims and have arrested 280 traffickers around the world.