Speaker | Entrepreneur | Retired LTC Commander, "Delta Force"
More than likely he was the creative inspiration behind the fictional character "John Reese" portrayed by actor Jim Caviezel on the CBS television series "Person of Interest." In real life James "Jimmy" Reese retired from the heralded “Delta Force” in 2007, after 25 years of service and is known to many as one of the finest “special operators in the modern military.
Jim is the Founder and CEO of one of the world's most recognized risk management & crisis response firms. Jim is a cross-functional leader with over 30 years of remarkable achievements in leadership and problem solving. A born entrepreneur, his experience spans complex, multicultural, and fast-paced operating environments from startups to billion-dollar organizations. Jim’s leadership is innovative in areas of safety, security, stability, due diligence, service integration and team building.
After his retirement from the “Delta Force,” Jim was named the Director of Security Operations for a multi-billion-dollar international Fortune 100 Company. He was responsible for implementing and reorganizing the security apparatus of the company as well as the chairman’s critical infrastructure, maritime, aviation, domestic, and international personal-security operations.
Today, Jim's services span 46 countries and include several hundred employees providing peace of mind to industry and individuals abroad, but Jim's most vicious battle wasn't overseas with an insurgency, but rather a force that manifest from within. As a cancer survivor Jim realized there were elements of life in which military strategy wasn't always the answer. Through his humbling experience, Jim discovered that life's adversities and challenges can be hidden in our own backyard and what matters most is the connection with family and friends.
Jim is a frequent keynote speaker at corporate and industry events. He is an expert analyst sought after by the private sector as well as media outlets including: CNN, Fox News, CNBC, and USA Today.