Brian Sollom was raised in Seattle, Washington and graduated from Seattle University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy.
Brian subsequently was hired and trained by the U.S. government as an imagery analyst for the National Imagery Mapping Agency (NIMA), later renamed the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). Brian’s assignments included the Cuba/Venezuela/Colombia desk; assignment to classified counterterrorism programs, focusing on global terrorism threats; and, a competitively selected assignment to the White House Situation Room, where he concluded his federal career as Assistant Director of the White House Situation Room. After leaving federal service, he founded an international global travel safety and security consultancy, supporting clients across the globe.
Finally, he was hired by Amazon.com and Amazon Web Services to create and grow an inaugural global intelligence and crisis management capability, to ensure employee safety, global operations expansion, and brand crisis response and management.