Professional educator, published author and keynote speaker, Dr. Jeff Cantor, has spent his life in the service of saving lives and protecting people, governments, corporations and organizations from dangerous situations and high-risk threats. He has over 30 years’ experience in the global security field. As a former covert operative and kidnap and ransom response specialist, conducting low signature security operations, recovery, close protection and asset transport and relocation, covert surveillance and protective intelligence. Dr. Cantor is a subject matter expert (SME) advisor and respected close quarter combat instructor, SWAT instructor, extreme close quarters integrated combat expert, tactical edged and impact weapons expert, travel security expert and hostile environment security advisor that has trained SWAT Teams, federal agencies, elite members of the military, undercover operatives from federal agencies, foreign presidential protection detail personnel, state troopers, law enforcement instructors, contractors, NRA instructors, MMA and self-defense instructors.
As a subject matter expert, he has developed and implemented protective, tactical and survival programs that specialize in operational readiness for law enforcement and military personnel and critical preparedness, defensive and safety programs for private citizens. In the world of private security, he has done protective intelligence work and conducted covert surveillance, hostile surveillance detection operations and counter surveillance operations. Dr. Cantor also uses his highly specialized knowledge and experience to teach corporations and organizations anti-kidnap & hostage survival, active shooter and terrorism preparedness and travel safety and security programs.
As Founder / CEO CANTOR TACTICAL, a global defense consulting, protection and risk management company, and as a subject matter expert consultant, Jeff’s contracted by private and International organizations and families as an advisor to harden facilities, people and assets worldwide. Jeff provides intelligent actionable recommendations to protect client’s interests; implement protective measures, perform assessments and vulnerability testing, and programs that mitigate risk, respond to threats and crisis and lessen impact. His multi-layered approach to security planning ensures the integrity of lives, property and assets.