Director, Global Physical Security North America, Oracle
Alana Forrest began her public service career in 1983 at the Palo Alto Police Department where she rose through the ranks to Lieutenant. She promoted out to the Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department in 2000 and retired as a Captain in 2012. Prior to retirement, she worked part time in both technical writing and corporate security strategies; which eventually led her to Pixar Animation Studios in 2013 as the Director of Safety and Security. In May of 2017 she began her role as the Director, Global Physical Security for North America at Oracle.
Ms. Forrest has a MA in Education and a BS in Criminal Justice and has attended numerous executive level leadership programs across the country. She enjoys life long learning, coaching and mentoring, anything athletic, gardening, fine dining and travel. She is married and has two four legged children, Nicki and Maverick.