The Open Security Exchange appoints new executive director

SSN Staff  - 
Monday, August 22, 2011

WASHINGTON—The Open Security Exchange on Aug. 17 announced the appointment of Ron Martin, CPP as executive director. In this role, Martin will lead the 501(c)(3) not-for-profit association of security experts that provides a forum for security firms, consultants, end-users, government agencies, manufacturers, system integrators and allied organizations to mutually define opportunities for physical/ logical convergence and interoperability.

Martin is the sole proprietor of Consullition, a Washington D.C.-based security consultancy that provides business strategy and consulting services for a broad client base.

Recently retired from the U.S. Federal Government after 40 years of service, Martin served as a physical security expert for the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Security and Strategic Information and was responsible for the development, coordination, direction and assessment of nationwide physical security and identity management programs.