Eric S. Linder

Executive Director, Health Safety and Security, Las Vegas Sands Corp

Over 25 years in Law Enforcement, Military, International Peacekeeping and Corporate Security & Safety.

Started in 1986 in Aerospace Rescue in the USAF, later cross trained to Security Police (Honor Graduate) and served in Operation Desert Storm. Served as a Diplomatic Protection Agent. Recipient of several medals and accommodations to include the USAF Achievement Medal.

Later joined the Las Vegas Metro Police Department and served in several units to include; Gang Intelligence, Fugitive Detail, Problem Solving Unit, Felony Apprehension Team, Field Training Officer, Tactical Medic and Crisis Negotiator.

While on LVMPD, I received a international fellowship to Israel for intelligence, tactical medicine and counter terrorism. Worked in units to include; INTERPOL, Border Guard and IDF Special Forces Unit 669 (Pararescue), EPT for former Chief Rabbi of Israel.

In 2002 after 9-11 I joined the newly revised Federal Air Marshal Program as an Agent and Instructor. I worked as a FAM for 2- 1/2 years in the Las Vegas Field Office. Received two on the spot cash bonuses for outstanding work ethics and creating a class now used in the FLETC academy.

2004 deployed to Kosovo on a International Peacekeeping mission as the Director of Major Crime, Command Staff position with 509 peacekeepers directly under my command and 7500 in-directly. Worked in forward post war area and personally conducted media briefings and traveled for delegations with Serbia officials.

In 2007 I was hired by the Las Vegas Sands Corp., which owns and operates The Venetian Hotel, Palazzo Hotel, Sands Convention Center, Venetian Macau, Sands Macau and Singapore. I hold the position of Executive Director of Health, Safety & Security for the Aviation Department and international travel.

As a remote medical practitioner (RMP) I practice expedition medicine in austere & remote locations in a professional and volunteer setting.