Dave Komendat

Dave Komendat retired as the vice president and chief security officer for The Boeing Company, a role he held for 14 years of his 38 years within the security profession. Komendat was responsible for the company’s global security and fire protection strategies, policies and infrastructure.

Komendat was also the lead Boeing interface for both national and international security policy engagement with numerous government and industry advisory groups. He represented Boeing as past co-chairman and current board member on the Domestic Security Alliance Council, past President of The International Security Management Association and served as a member of the Threats and Information Committee for the Overseas Security Advisory Council.

Komendat is the founder and President of DSKomendat Risk Management Services, he also serves on several company advisory boards and holds board leadership roles with several non-profit organizations whose missions are to protect people globally, including Hostage U.S. and The Security Foundation. Dave is also a Strategic Engagement Advisor to the FBI and in 2018, Dave was recognized with the Director’s Award for Exceptional Public Service by FBI Director Christopher Wray.

“Having the opportunity to support Hostage US and the exceptional work they accomplish supporting the families of loved ones who have been kidnapped is an honor and I’m humbled to have the opportunity to help”