Speakers

Philip Alexander

Information Security Expert

Philip Alexander is an author and expert on computer security, data privacy, audits and compliance. His passion for securing proprietary data first ignited during his 6 years of service in the United States Army. He has also worked in the wireless technology industry and at the Arizona Department of Transportation. Philip follows emerging trends, logging continuous […]

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Carlos Amezcua

Emmy Award Winning Veteran News Anchor

As an Emmy Award winning veteran newsman, Carlos Amezcua has spent more than 35 years analyzing and commenting on global events. He is an advocate for responsible journalism, and a powerful speaker, revealing his insight on all matters pertaining to financial security and physical safety. From his early days anchoring morning drive radio news, Carlos […]

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Anthony Amore

Art Fraud Expert

Anthony M. Amore is an expert in security matters and the author of The Art of the Con: The Most Notorious Fakes, Frauds, and Forgeries in the Art World (St. Martin’s Press, 2015) which Kirkus Reviews called “an engrossing read about brazen, artful scams.” He’s also the co-author of Stealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of […]

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Wes Bledsoe

Nursing Home Reform/Elderly & Disabled Advocate

Wes Bledsoe is arguably the nation’s leading expert on the issue of nursing home criminal abuse and neglect. He is the Founder and Chairman of A Perfect Cause, a citizens’ advocacy organization acting on behalf of the disabled, the elderly, and their families. After the needless death of his grandmother in a nursing home, Bledsoe […]

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Robert Brand

Real Estate Disclosure Strategies

It is said that attending a two hour Real Estate presentation by Robert Brand can keep you out of court for a lifetime. Brand is the foremost trainer of real estate agents in the most litigious state in the country. In California’s ‘sue-crazy’ climate, he addresses the issues of Agent Best Practices and simplifies the […]

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Kashminder Chahil

Technology Systems Architect

Kashminder Chahil brings more than 15 years of experience encompassing building vision, establishing strategic partnerships and alliances, technical business development and supervising organizational operations. He has made key contributions that include developing and ensuring continuous corporate growth through capitalizing on new and emerging technical markets, technical market positioning and various business acquisitions. Mr. Chahil has […]

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Gordon Chang

Expert on China & Nuclear Proliferation

Gordon G. Chang is the author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World, released by Random House in January 2006. Showdown focuses on nuclear proliferation in general and the North Korean crisis in particular. His first book is The Coming Collapse of China (Random House, August 2001). He is a contributor at Forbes.com and blogs at […]

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Mari Frank, JD, CIPP

Creator of the Identity Theft Survival Kit

Mari Frank is an attorney, Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and the creator of The Identity Theft Survival Kit. She is co-author of Privacy Piracy (with Beth Givens), and her two most recent books published by Porpoise Press are From Victim to Victor: A Step by Step Guide for Ending the Nightmare of Identity Theft […]

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Mike Heavey, J.S.C.

Advocate for Wrongly Convicted

Judge Michael Heavey is the founder of Judges for Justice, a non-profit organization committed to providing independent, impartial, and experienced expert analysis of cases of alleged innocence.  He is a former Superior Court Judge on the State of Washington’s King County Superior Court. He also served for 14 years as a Washington state law­maker. He […]

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Carole Jakucs BSN RN PHN

Patient Privacy Expert

California Registered Nurse, Carole Jakucs, MSN, RN, PHN, is a writer and speaker on the subject of instituting best practices in healthcare services and policy. Her emphasis is on patient privacy and preventing medical office record breaches. She has authored numerous articles on healthcare for a variety of professional publications including AAA’s Westways, Nurse.com, Healthline Media/Healthline.com, Working Nurse Magazine, […]

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Brian T. Kelly, J.D.

Organized Crime, Public Corruption & Racketeering

Attorney Brian Kelly is a nationally recognized former federal prosecutor who has prosecuted numerous federal cases including, most notably, U.S. v. James “Whitey” Bolger. He is an expert who speaks to the issues of white collar crime, health care fraud, insider trading and regulatory compliance. In his speeches, he provides individuals and corporations with a […]

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Marc Klaas

Child Safety & Victims' Rights Advocate

Marc Klaas has been a high profile child safety and victims’ rights advocate since the 1993 kidnap and murder of his twelve year old daughter Polly. Founder and President of the nonprofit KlaasKids Foundation, Mr. Klaas has testified numerous times before federal and state legislative committees. Speaking credits include the 1996 Democratic National Convention, a […]

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Mark Kroeker

Former U.N. Police Commissioner, Leadership Expert

Mark Kroeker is a passionate advocate for global rule of law, crisis management, business continuity and the fight against corruption, child trafficking and violent extremism around the world. He is called upon widely to speak on topics including crisis prevention readiness, recovery and response. His signature speech on Value Based Leadership in a World of […]

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Kent Kroeker

Geopolitical Crisis Management

Kent Kroeker is a former military pilot and US Marine Corps Major. As a combat veteran, he speaks about crisis management, geopolitical conflict, human trafficking, and leadership during active shooter and other critical incidents. When the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi was bombed in 1998, Kroeker flew missions throughout Africa, including the countries of Kenya, Egypt […]

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Steve Moore

Former FBI Special Agent/Violent Crime & Terrorism

Steve Moore is a former Supervising Special Agent with the FBI, a published author and a frequent media commentator on Federal and International crime and investigations for CNN. He has appeared on The Today Show, CBS This Morning, 48 Hours, Good Morning America, Nightline and 20/20, as well as numerous crime documentaries. He recently has been intimately involved […]

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Dan Pacholke

Prison Reform Expert

Dan Pacholke is the former Secretary of the Department of Corrections in Washington State. He has been a strong advocate and a leader in the quest for cost saving and socially responsible prison reform. Along with Evergreen College and Professor, Dr. Nalini Nadkarni, Dan co-founded the groundbreaking Sustainability in Prison Project. As the Senior Advisor […]

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Louis Hillary Park

Educational System & Student Privacy

Louis Hillary Park is a veteran journalist with more than 30 years experience. For the last six years, he has been serving as Web Content Director for Palm Beach Atlantic University where he oversees development of web applications and social media platforms with an eye toward keeping student privacy at the forefront of all his […]

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Wendy L. Patrick, JD, PhD

Human Trafficking & Sexual Predators

Wendy L. Patrick is a San Diego County Deputy District Attorney, recently named the 2014 Ronald M. George Public Lawyer of the Year by the California State Bar’s Public Law Section. She has also been recognized by her peers as one of the Top Ten criminal attorneys in San Diego by the San Diego Daily […]

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Deborah C. Peel, M.D.

Patient Privacy Rights Advocate

Deborah C. Peel, MD is the world’s leading advocate for patients’ rights to control the use of personal health information in electronic systems. She is also a practicing physician and Freudian psychoanalyst. She became an expert and privacy warrior to stop patients from being harmed. The lack of health privacy causes millions of US citizens […]

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Dale Penn

Identity Theft & Insurance Fraud Expert

Dale Penn is an identity theft and insurance fraud expert, with more than 23 years experience in the automotive and insurance industries.  He is a corporate speaker, risk management consultant and former award winning professional magician. Dale incorporates thought provoking magical illusions into his powerful seminars and presentations. He was recently selected to lecture at […]

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Robert Rebhan

Cyber Security & Business Threat Assessment

Robert Rebhan is an internationally renowned expert and speaker on identity theft and financial crimes, and a former Detective Sergeant with the Los Angeles Police Department. During his exciting career with the LAPD, he served in many high profile assignments including the SWAT Team, Hollywood’s Narcotics, Robbery, Homicide, and Vice Squads. As a detective, he […]

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Scott Swanson

Special Ops & Drone Technology Expert

Scott Swanson is a retired United States Air Force (USAF) officer, pilot and acquisition professional with over 20 years of service in Special Operations, Rescue and Special Reconnaissance. He is a pioneer in unmanned systems, including the Predator Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAS). In the fall of 2000, Scott was asked to lead the flight operations […]

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Don Tabak

Medical Insurance Fraud Expert

Don Tabak is an exceptional Fraud Investigator who specializes in medical insurance fraud, providing deep analysis on health care operations, billing fraud, patient privacy and data protection. A former Los Angeles Police Detective, Don has investigated corporate corruption, payment card industry fraud and virtually all aspects of criminal conduct. As a Homicide Detective he solved […]

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Jack Trimarco

Expert Polygraph Examiner

Jack Trimarco is nationally known and respected for his success as a polygraph examiner. He was the Program Manager for The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Polygraph Unit at the Los Angeles Field Office, from 1990 until his retirement as a Special Agent after 21 years of service. Following his training with the Department of Defense […]

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Jennifer Voorlas MSG CMC

Elder Care Expert

Jennifer Voorlas is the President of Geriatric Care Consultants, LLC. She specializes in long term care planning and how best to serve older adults and their family members as they cope with specific challenges. In her writing and speaking, she incorporates many disciplines integral to understanding “quality of life” issues involved in elder care. Jennifer has been in […]

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Chuck Whitlock

Crime Prevention Expert

TV and radio personality, Chuck Whitlock, is a world-class author and speaker on the issues of business financial crime and consumer fraud. Chuck began fighting fraud in the early nineties with the publication of his top-selling book, Easy Money, exposing con artists and their cons. The book caught the attention of Oprah Winfrey, which led to […]

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Sean Wray

Biometrics & Business Threat Assessment

Sean Wray is a security technologist who has been leading innovative teams in developing new methods for mitigating electronic business risks and complex threats. He specializes in business threat assessments, penetration analysis, security policy development, integration and deployment project management, partner alliance development, security solution product management, pre-sales technology/product cost benefit/analysis, and Department of Defense […]

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