Bob Arno is a speaker, entertainer, author, and special lecturer to law enforcement agencies. He has been profiled or quoted on NPR, CNN, MSNBC, ABC’s 20/20, The Travel Channel, The Learning Channel, Discovery, Court TV, in The New York Times, USA Today, Fortune, Kiplinger’s, National Geographic Traveler, Law and Order, and others. He has lectured for the Police Departments of Chicago, San Diego, Houston, Las Vegas, Detroit, Honolulu, Anaheim, and many abroad; for the California Tourism Safety & Security Conference, the International Tourism Safety and Security Conference, and many others; for Kroll & Associates, RSA Security Conference and Expo, and more. He taught an accredited course at the Connecticut State Police Training Academy.
As a comedy pickpocket performer, his career spans 30 years of success on four continents. He delivers some of the longest sustained laughter in corporate show business--guaranteed hysteria. Yes, Bob is “LOL” funny, but he also delivers a gripping reality. His presentations are thought-provoking, timely, and deeply absorbing.
Bob’s show-and-tell keynote presentation, Secrets of the Steal Business, is a powerful corporate edutainment experience, regularly praised as “fascinating,” “educational,” and “invaluable.”
Time magazine called him “the world’s foremost expert on the techniques of pickpockets.” Fortune called him “a global expert” in its November 06 “Excellence Issue.” Bob is a leading international provider of theft risk management solutions for the business and leisure sectors.