Joseph (Joe) Robinson is an experienced International Security Consultant, Public Safety expert and Homeland Security Professional who has been speaking to audiences for more than two decades.
Joe has an extensive background in organizing, planning and leading highly sensitive projects, complex investigations and providing leadership, consulting and advisory services to private, government and non-government organizations worldwide.
Joe’s active experience includes conducting vulnerability assessments, threat analysis, executive protection and specialized training services in austere environments and combat zones. As a presenter, he draws from his high-risk background to impart real world lessons that have a positive impact on performance excellence, operational discipline, and goal achievement.
Joe’s global training and operational experience includes assignments throughout the Americas, Eastern/Western Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan and Northern Africa. He has been recruited as a subject matter expert for multiple major events including World Cup Soccer 1994, Pre-Olympic training in Athens, Greece 2004, public safety training for the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro Brazil in 2007 and City Security Manager for a major sponsor of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil 2014.
Serving for more than twenty-six years with a major metropolitan police department, Joe rose to the civil service rank of Captain. His service included supervisory and command assignments at multiple levels; Chief of Staff to the Mayor, Public Information Officer, Special Operations, SWAT, Gang Unit, Regional Criminal Justice Training Academy, Recruiting and Training.
Joe is a former presenter for the highly acclaimed Calibre Press “Street Survival Seminar” and was a featured talent for many years on LETN, the Law Enforcement Television Network. As co-host of Inside Orlando, two of his episodes won Telly Awards for excellence in public programming. He is published in multiple publications including, The Tactical Edge, Florida Police Chiefs Magazine and The Firearms Instructor, official publication of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI). His corporate speaking engagements have included, NASCAR, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Young Presidents Association, Rand Corporation, MCI/WorldCom, Loews Hotels and Hilton Hotels.
Joe holds a bachelor’s degree in Administration of Justice from Thomas Edison State College. He is a Board Certified Protection Professional (CPP) in Security Management by ASIS International and is certified in Homeland Security by the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (CHS-III). Joe has been married for 37 years, has two grown children and two grandchildren.