Alan Orlob is the Vice President of Global Safety and Security for Marriott International. In his role, he oversees safety and security operations and directs the crisis management program.
Prior to working for Marriott, Alan was the corporate security director for Al Ghanim International, managing a close protection detail. He served with U.S. Army Special Forces, both active and reserve for a total of 24 years.
Mr. Orlob recently served as the president of ISMA, the International Security Management Association for Chief Security Officers. Alan has consulted with the U.S. State Department and foreign governments on hotel security issues. Following the Mumbai terror attacks, Mr. Orlob testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security in January, 2009. In 2013, Mr. Orlob was selected as one of Security Magazine’s “Most Influential People in Security”.
Mr. Orlob is a member of the Pacific Council on International Affairs and is a former committee chairman of the U.S. State Department’s Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC). He is a member of the Senior Advisory Group to the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) as well as a member of the Global Security Advisory Group to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).