Forrest Gist, Global Technology Lead - Security for Jacobs, has over 30 years of security expertise gained through design and construction management of over 250 security projects on a wide variety of critical infrastructure sectors including aviation, marine, high tech, data center, water/wastewater, electrical and nuclear power, banking/finance, food, correctional, education, health care and military.
Forrest is Jacob’s subject matter expert in risk assessments and security planning and specializes in security risk assessment services, identifying security threats, vulnerability assessments and developing mitigation plans and upgrade recommendations. He has deep subject knowledge in video surveillance technology, particularly in planning large enterprise video management systems and within the areas of video analytics, video storage and bandwidth.
He is a registered Professional Engineer (Electrical) and ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP). In his spare time, he enjoys international travel, exploring remote areas where cell phone coverage is limited, and expanding his vinyl record collection.
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