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MetricStream GRC Summit 2019 | Baltimore, Maryland

Speakers


Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Mikael Hagstroem

President and CEO, MetricStream

Mikael Hagstroem serves as the President and CEO of MetricStream, a global market leader in GRC.

Mikael brings decades of sen
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Polly James, Partner Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Mikael Hagstroem
President and CEO, MetricStream

Mikael Hagstroem serves as the President and CEO of MetricStream, a global market leader in GRC.

Mikael brings decades of senior leadership experience in driving value through enterprise software, big data and applied analytics. He has renowned expertise in helping companies across a wide range of industries harness high-performance analytics to reshape their business models, modernize their organizations, and unlock competitive advantage and growth.

Previously, Mikael served as Partner and COO of McKinsey Analytics, where he helped build a 1,300-employee capability delivering distinct global impact. Prior to McKinsey, Mikael was EVP at SAS Institute, where he led more than 5,000 employees across 48 countries and over 25 years grew a multibillion-dollar software business, contributing to SAS’ leadership in business analytics and risk intelligence. 

Mikael currently serves on the executive committee of the United States Council for International Business. Previously, he served as chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Data-Driven Development and the chair of the Executive Council of the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union.

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Sylvie Focquet

Crisis Team Coordinator, Single Resolution Board(SRB)

Sylvie Focquet is leading several International Resolution teams at the Single Resolution Board (SRB), in order to resolve European banks in case of failure. Before joining the SRB in 2015, Sylvie was Head of the Solvency II project at AXA and of the validation of the internal model.

Sylvie holds a Msc in applied mathematics from the UCL and a degree in Financial and
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Sylvie Focquet
Crisis Team Coordinator, Single Resolution Board(SRB)

Sylvie Focquet is leading several International Resolution teams at the Single Resolution Board (SRB), in order to resolve European banks in case of failure. Before joining the SRB in 2015, Sylvie was Head of the Solvency II project at AXA and of the validation of the internal model.

Sylvie holds a Msc in applied mathematics from the UCL and a degree in Financial and Money markets from IFCA institute. Member of the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) and of the GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals), she has more than 12 years of experience in quantitative finance and risk management roles in banking (Basel III) and insurance sector (Solvency II), both in Europe and in the United States. Besides, Sylvie has been Director of the Boards of Aphilion (Independent Fund) and of the CFA Belgium Society. She is also an independent expert for the European Commission on the H2020 program.

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Ryan Abdel-Megeid

Director of Internal Audit, AARP

Ryan Abdel-Megeid is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and is currently the Director of Internal Audit at AARP, the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age.
Ryan leads the Internal Audit team at AARP, and is responsible for preparing and implementing a risk-based audit plan to asse
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Ryan Abdel-Megeid
Director of Internal Audit, AARP

Ryan Abdel-Megeid is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and is currently the Director of Internal Audit at AARP, the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people 50 and older to choose how they live as they age.
Ryan leads the Internal Audit team at AARP, and is responsible for preparing and implementing a risk-based audit plan to assess, report on, and ultimately help improve the association’s key internal controls. Ryan works directly with the Chief Audit Executive to develop Audit Committee reports, and works closely with AARP leadership to provide recommendations on how to improve governance.
Prior to working at AARP, Ryan was a Senior Manager in Grant Thornton’s Risk Advisory practice. Ryan led internal audit engagements at public and private clients, including but not limited to; IT risk assessments, audit planning, testing, and reporting. He has worked closely with the C-suite of regional, national, and international companies, not-for-profit organizations & associations, as well as highly-regulated financial services companies, to help them effectively manage technology, operational, and enterprise risks. 
In addition to his current role at AARP, Ryan serves on the Board of Governors for the DC Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). 
Ryan earned his Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from the Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA. 
 

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Bruce Edwards

Chief Audit Executive, DOT-Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Mr. Bruce Edwards is the Chief Audit Executive for the Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Bruce has 29 years of managing internal audit operations in the private industry, federal and state governments. In his career, Bruce has established Internal Audit Divisions within the federal government and the state of Maryland, most currently at the Federal Motor
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Bruce Edwards
Chief Audit Executive, DOT-Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Mr. Bruce Edwards is the Chief Audit Executive for the Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Bruce has 29 years of managing internal audit operations in the private industry, federal and state governments. In his career, Bruce has established Internal Audit Divisions within the federal government and the state of Maryland, most currently at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). At FMCSA, Mr. Edwards currently oversees the FMFIA/A123, Internal Audit & Investigations and Audit Liaison functions. HIs scope of audit engagements managed has covered acquisition fraud, government credit card fraud, unearned compensatory/overtime, operational /performance and information systems audits. He holds a degree in Accounting from Morgan State University, Earl Graves School of Business, Master's degree in Public Administration from American University, and he is a Certified Internal Auditor. Additionally, Bruce has received several awards for his work contributions, and has been recognized for his ability to train audit staff while extending 'lessons learned' to his peers.

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Jakub Petersson

Head of Risk, CNO Financial

Jakub has over 10 years of risk management experience in audit, supply chain and Enterprise Risk Management in various industries. He has worked on several transformational risk management initiatives and led supply chain M&A activities in the manufacturing and financial services domains.
In his current role at CNO Financial, he is leading strategic planning in Enterprise Risk Manage
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Jakub Petersson
Head of Risk, CNO Financial

Jakub has over 10 years of risk management experience in audit, supply chain and Enterprise Risk Management in various industries. He has worked on several transformational risk management initiatives and led supply chain M&A activities in the manufacturing and financial services domains.
In his current role at CNO Financial, he is leading strategic planning in Enterprise Risk Management and Business Continuity Management. Along with supporting the maturity of the ERM program and accelerating the risk culture change. Prior to joining CNO Financial, Jakub worked for Allegion as a Global Manager, Strategic Initiatives and Genworth Financial as an Enterprise Supplier Management Leader.
Jakub received his MBA in Finance and is a certified Internal Auditor and Risk Management Assurance professional.

 
 

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Denyette DePierro

Vice President and Senior Counsel, American Bankers Association

Denyette joined the American Bankers Association in March 2008.  Prior to joining ABA, Denyette completed two fellowship terms with the US Department of State at the American Embassy in London, England and the American Consulate in Naples, Italy attached to the Political and Economic Policy Offices. She began her US domestic policy career as Legislative Counsel at the Independent Community
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Denyette DePierro
Vice President and Senior Counsel, American Bankers Association

Denyette joined the American Bankers Association in March 2008.  Prior to joining ABA, Denyette completed two fellowship terms with the US Department of State at the American Embassy in London, England and the American Consulate in Naples, Italy attached to the Political and Economic Policy Offices. She began her US domestic policy career as Legislative Counsel at the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) in Washington, D.C. and the California Independent Bankers in Newport Beach, California where she was the primary lobbyist for twelve states, including California, focusing on financial privacy, banking powers, and the regulation and licensing of Industrial Loan Company (ILC) charters.  While pursuing her J.D. and M.DR from the Pepperdine School of Law, she was a Dean’s Scholarship recipient and fellow at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution.  She completed a European Union (EU) Fellowship at the University of Padua in Padua, Italy in Developmental Economics before completing her B.A. at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

 

At ABA, Denyette focuses on the state, federal, and international regulation of technology, cybersecurity, privacy, information security, data management, and emerging trends in banking, including the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), internet of things (IOT), connected cities, social media, and digital governance and risk management.

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Alessia Falsarone

Managing Director of Portfolio Strategy and Risk, PineBridge Investments

 

Alessia Falsarone, SASB FSA, is a Managing Director of Portfolio Strategy and Risk with PineBridge Investments in New York, a private, global asset manager focused on active, high-conviction investing. She is responsible for the alignment of portfolio strategy and investment risk with focus on developed markets’ credit. Ms. Falsarone served in the office of t
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Alessia Falsarone
Managing Director of Portfolio Strategy and Risk, PineBridge Investments

 

Alessia Falsarone, SASB FSA, is a Managing Director of Portfolio Strategy and Risk with PineBridge Investments in New York, a private, global asset manager focused on active, high-conviction investing. She is responsible for the alignment of portfolio strategy and investment risk with focus on developed markets’ credit. Ms. Falsarone served in the office of the CEO of PineBridge’s predecessor entity, AIG Investments. Prior to AIG, she was part of the Global Investments team at Citigroup as Vice President responsible for international client advisory and an investment banker with Credit Suisse.

Ms. Falsarone is an NACD Governance fellow, a start-up mentor in the Stanford IGNITE accelerator program, and an active contributor to the Financial Management Association. She serves as a Member of the Board of 1787fp, a digital platform focused on consumer finance (TechCrunch Disruptor 2017) and as a FinTech Advisory Board Member of the Center for Financial Professionals (CeFPro). A researcher of behavioral sciences, she is contributing author to “Applying Neuroscience to Business Practice” (October 2016) and to the “The PAYTECH Book” (Wiley, forthcoming).

Ms. Falsarone is an alumna of Stanford University and the MIT Sloan School of Business.

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

William Mennonna

Chief Executive Officer, PNC Capital Advisors, LLC

Bill was named president and chief executive officer of PNC Capital Advisors in January 2018. In this role, Bill is responsible for overseeing matters related to administration, compliance, product management, and risk management. He also chairs the firm’s Management Committee.

Bill joined the firm in 2014 as chief risk officer. As CRO, he led firm-wide risk management efforts relat
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William Mennonna
Chief Executive Officer, PNC Capital Advisors, LLC

Bill was named president and chief executive officer of PNC Capital Advisors in January 2018. In this role, Bill is responsible for overseeing matters related to administration, compliance, product management, and risk management. He also chairs the firm’s Management Committee.

Bill joined the firm in 2014 as chief risk officer. As CRO, he led firm-wide risk management efforts related to investment, business, operational, and regulatory risks. He also managed the firm's portfolio trade compliance function.

Prior to joining PNC Capital Advisors, Bill spent six years as the director of risk management with Pioneer Investment Management (PIM) USA, Inc. In that post, he headed the enterprise-wide risk management framework for PIM USA and its subsidiaries. He also held the position of director of internal audit for seven years at PIM USA. Bill's extensive risk and audit experience in the financial industry began in 1985. He previously served as acting audit director and as audit manager with Investors Bank and Trust Company and as an auditor with New England Financial.

Bill earned both a Bachelor of Science degree in administration of justice and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Salve Regina University, and a Master of Science in risk management from New York University, Stern School of Business.

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Gunjan Sinha

Executive Chairman, Metricstream

Gunjan Sinha is responsible for leading MetricStream's overall strategy and execution. Gunjan currently serves on the Board of Directors of several Silicon Valley companies, and was appointed in 2010 to the Board of the US-India Science and Technology Research Endowment Fund by the US State Department to promote entrepreneurship and innovation. Additionally, he is the Chairman of CFHI.org which
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Gunjan Sinha
Executive Chairman, Metricstream

Gunjan Sinha is responsible for leading MetricStream's overall strategy and execution. Gunjan currently serves on the Board of Directors of several Silicon Valley companies, and was appointed in 2010 to the Board of the US-India Science and Technology Research Endowment Fund by the US State Department to promote entrepreneurship and innovation. Additionally, he is the Chairman of CFHI.org which brings transformative healthcare education to under-served communities.

Over the course of his career, Gunjan has spent over 20 years in various entrepreneurial, board, and executive positions building innovative businesses. He was the Co-Founder and President of WhoWhere? Inc., a leading Internet directory services company that was acquired by Lycos in 1998, as well as eGain, an online customer service company which he built from inception to post NASDAQ IPO.

Gunjan obtained his BS and MS degrees in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, and UC Santa Cruz, respectively. He also holds an MS in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management from Stanford University. Gunjan has been featured as one of the 50 most successful immigrant entrepreneurs in the US by Silicon India.

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Jerry Storey

Managing Director, Regulatory Compliance, Fedex

Polly James, Partner Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Jerry Storey
Managing Director, Regulatory Compliance, Fedex

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Gaurav Kapoor

Chief Operating Officer, Metricstream

Gaurav Kapoor is responsible for Sales, Marketing, Customer Advocacy, the Partner Ecosystem, and ComplianceOnline.com. He also serves on the board of Regalix, a digital innovation and marketing company.

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Gaurav Kapoor
Chief Operating Officer, Metricstream

Gaurav Kapoor is responsible for Sales, Marketing, Customer Advocacy, the Partner Ecosystem, and ComplianceOnline.com. He also serves on the board of Regalix, a digital innovation and marketing company.

Until 2010, he served as the CFO of MetricStream. During this time, he led the company's financial strategy as well as Sales, Marketing, and Partnerships. He also launched ComplianceOnline.com, a MetricStream business unit which has grown to become a leading online GRC community and content property.

Previously, Gaurav held the position of Vice President at OpenGrowth and ArcadiaOne. Prior to that, he spent several years in Marketing, Operations, and Business roles at Citibank in Asia and the U.S.

Gaurav has a Bachelor's degree in Technology (with Honors) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), a degree in Business from FMS, Delhi, and an MBA from the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar.

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Melissa A. Borrelli

Senior Manager, Mazars

Melissa has more than 15 years’ experience in the healthcare compliance, legal, ethics, and regulatory areas, with specific expertise in managed care, health insurance, and privacy and cybersecurity. In addition to practicing as an attorney in private law firms, she served as a Senior Attorney at the California Department of Managed Health Care, where she worked on health plan and restricted
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Melissa A. Borrelli
Senior Manager, Mazars

Melissa has more than 15 years’ experience in the healthcare compliance, legal, ethics, and regulatory areas, with specific expertise in managed care, health insurance, and privacy and cybersecurity. In addition to practicing as an attorney in private law firms, she served as a Senior Attorney at the California Department of Managed Health Care, where she worked on health plan and restricted license regulation, including, but not limited to, compliance filings, contracts, network adequacy, new and surrendering licenses, and Affordable Care Act implementation for commercial, government, specialized, and discount plans. She also worked in-house as Senior Attorney and Director of Compliance at a California health plan, overseeing compliance, regulatory affairs, and privacy.

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Jessey Abraham

Vice President, FHLB

Jessey Abraham is an accomplished VP with more than 18 years of success across a broad spectrum of areas within risk management and compliance. She has expertise building new and revamping existing risk and compliance departments, programs, frameworks and methodologies across financial service firms.  Previously, she served as the Assistant Vice President of Risk Control for Artio Global I
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Jessey Abraham
Vice President, FHLB

Jessey Abraham is an accomplished VP with more than 18 years of success across a broad spectrum of areas within risk management and compliance. She has expertise building new and revamping existing risk and compliance departments, programs, frameworks and methodologies across financial service firms.  Previously, she served as the Assistant Vice President of Risk Control for Artio Global Investors, where she was essential in the build out their Risk Control Group and rolled out their SOX and Operational Risk Programs.  During her time at Federal Home Loan Bank of NY she successfully revamped the company’s Compliance function and led projects that improved control and process-focused initiatives including the incident investigations and training and development.  She is currently building out the organization’s Technology Risk Oversight Program that promotes not only confidentially, integrity, and availability but also innovation and agility. Her leadership and proven track record evidences her drive for operational excellence both in and out of the technology spectrum.

     Leveraging extensive experience in identifying and assessing current and emerging risks, streamlining operational and IT processes, ensuring regulatory requirements are met while maintaining an adequate cost/benefit – makes her a valuable asset for organizations looking to improve their operational inefficiencies, meet regulatory requirements, while driving up business value.  Her broad areas of expertise include Risk Governance, Risk Appetite & Tolerances, Maturity Assessments, Risk Scenario Analysis, Vendor Risk, Risk Assessments, EUCs, SOX, AML, fraud, and training.

     Jessey received both her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and her Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Computer Information Systems from Hofstra University. She has served as a volunteer and mentor for the Kids With a Promise Leadership Academy in New York City.

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Liza Abad

Head of Risk, North America, Paysafe Group

Liza Abad has over fifteen years of experience in Enterprise Risk, Operational Risk, Credit Risk and Financial Analysis in the financial services and energy industries. At Paysafe Group, Liza heads the Enterprise Risk program for North America responsible for the implementation of Enterprise Risk across the Payment Processing division. Prior to joining Paysafe Group, Liza worked for Hess Corpor
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Liza Abad
Head of Risk, North America, Paysafe Group

Liza Abad has over fifteen years of experience in Enterprise Risk, Operational Risk, Credit Risk and Financial Analysis in the financial services and energy industries. At Paysafe Group, Liza heads the Enterprise Risk program for North America responsible for the implementation of Enterprise Risk across the Payment Processing division. Prior to joining Paysafe Group, Liza worked for Hess Corporation, Mirant Corporation, and Bank of America in a variety of risk leadership roles over Americas, Europe, Middle East, W. Africa, Asia, and Australia. Highlights in her career, she successfully led a team that embedded Enterprise Risk framework, activities, and tools across the organization of a $20 billion E&P company and developed an Earnings at Risk framework, process and model for a Fortune 500 company. Liza has also been actively involved in the risk professional community through leadership roles at Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA) and at International Energy Credit Association (IECA). and as a speaker (Columbia University' Energy Symposium, McDermott Will & Emery Energy Conference, LEAP, IECA and PRMIA). Liza received her MBA from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. For her accomplishments, Liza was recently awarded “Leading Risk Managers – 2018 by Business Insurance America.

 

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Chitra Edwin

SVP Regulatory Affairs & Compliance, Spotlight Innovation

Dr. Edwin has two decades of regulatory affairs, regulatory compliance and quality systems experience, and has been a key member in the development of infectious disease, oncology and cardiology products that have secured regulatory approval for commercialization. She has established and managed regulatory compliant (GLP) testing laboratories, multidisciplinary teams and CROs, and has initiated
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Chitra Edwin
SVP Regulatory Affairs & Compliance, Spotlight Innovation

Dr. Edwin has two decades of regulatory affairs, regulatory compliance and quality systems experience, and has been a key member in the development of infectious disease, oncology and cardiology products that have secured regulatory approval for commercialization. She has established and managed regulatory compliant (GLP) testing laboratories, multidisciplinary teams and CROs, and has initiated CLIA accreditation.

In her past career she occupied the position of Senior Manager at MassBiologics, Staff Scientist at Chiron Corp., Vice President-Regulatory & Quality Affairs at Cleveland HeartLab, Inc. and Director-Capstone Project at the University of Cincinnati (Ohio). 

Chitra Edwin received a doctorate from the University of Minnesota.

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Ileana Canlas

Head of Compliance & Audit, CAE - USA

Ileana Canlas has been with CAE USA for 15 years, in various program management and compliance roles.  As Special Projects Manager she developed the strategic plan and structure to identify the diverse organizational legal and voluntary compliance requirements, risk assessment processes, processes for adherence to controls and remediation, and established the group that is currently headin
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Ileana Canlas
Head of Compliance & Audit, CAE - USA

Ileana Canlas has been with CAE USA for 15 years, in various program management and compliance roles.  As Special Projects Manager she developed the strategic plan and structure to identify the diverse organizational legal and voluntary compliance requirements, risk assessment processes, processes for adherence to controls and remediation, and established the group that is currently heading.  She also has an advisory role for general risk management, IT operations, and project management.

 

Prior to CAE USA, she was Division CFO and Finance Manager for Avaya, Sales Operations Manager of Tech Data, and Management Sr. and PE for AEGON.  Simultaneous with her corporate career, she was an awarded Associate Professor of International Business & Information Technology at the MBA level for multiple campuses of Schiller International University for almost two decades.   She is member of the Executive Board of the PhilAm Chamber of Commerce of Tampa Bay, FL.
 

Ms. Canlas holds two MBAs summa cum laude, in Management of Information Technology (SIU) and Business Management (Saint Leo University), is a PMI/Stanford University Certified Project Manager (SCPM), Certified Associate Government Project Manager (PMI), and Certified Internal Audit Practitioner (The Institute of Internal Auditors).  

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Joseph Iraci

CRO, TD Ameritrade

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Joseph Iraci
CRO, TD Ameritrade

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Russ Walsh

Principal Regulatory Compliance Advisor, GE

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Russ Walsh
Principal Regulatory Compliance Advisor, GE

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Brent Houlahan

Chief Security Architect, Unisys

Mr. Houlahan is the Chief Security Architect for Unisys Federal. Brent provides cybersecurity thought leadership focusing on mission-oriented cyber resilience and integrating IT Service Management best practices into intelligence driven and proactive cyber defense operati
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Brent Houlahan
Chief Security Architect, Unisys

Mr. Houlahan is the Chief Security Architect for Unisys Federal. Brent provides cybersecurity thought leadership focusing on mission-oriented cyber resilience and integrating IT Service Management best practices into intelligence driven and proactive cyber defense operations. He has 20+ years of experience in mission critical intelligence operations, security product development, and managed services delivery.

Brent's prior roles include VP Technology at iSIGHT Partners (acquired by FireEye), VP Managed Security Solutions at MCI/VerizonBusiness, and CTO & VP Operations at NetSec, an MSSP acquired by MCI in January of 2005. 

Before NetSec, Brent worked for other venture-backed startups and launched the hosting and security services business at global internetworking provider Savvis Communications (now CenturyLink). He built the Global Security Product Engineering team at UUNET where his VPN development team won DataCom Magazine's 1998 'Product of the Year'. Brent is an Electronic Warfare graduate of the US Army Intelligence Center and holds several certifications including CISSP, PMP, and ITIL Expert. His information assurance experience includes IC assignments in Japan and England.

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Marina Adams

Compliance Officer and AVP, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

As Compliance Officer and Assistant Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Ms. Adams helped to create and develop the Compliance Function at the Bank. Ms. Adams’ responsibilities include the development and implementation of the Bank’s Anti-Money Laun
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Marina Adams
Compliance Officer and AVP, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

As Compliance Officer and Assistant Vice President at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Ms. Adams helped to create and develop the Compliance Function at the Bank. Ms. Adams’ responsibilities include the development and implementation of the Bank’s Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions compliance programs, Data Privacy program, and the Bank-wide Compliance Risk Assessment. Ms. Adams is a frequent presenter on compliance at the Bank’s conferences for central bankers as well as at external venues, and has developed a variety of live and e-learning trainings. Prior to working in compliance, Ms. Adams worked as an Attorney and Counsel in the Bank’s Legal Group, and served as a Deputy Ethics Officer. Ms. Adams provided legal support to the Bank’s payments areas and performed transactional work relating to foreign accounts and fiscal agency relationships. She also served as the Vice-Chair of the Payments Subcommittee of the Uniform Commercial Code Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association and was a frequent contributor to the ABA’s The Business Lawyer. Ms. Adams is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals and is certified as CIPP/US. She holds a B.A. degree in Philosophy cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and J.D and M.B.A. degrees from Boston University. 

The views expressed by Ms. Adams are her own and do not represent the views of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York or the Federal Reserve System.

Lord Alistair Darling, Former MP and Former Chancellor of the Exchequer

Philip Aquilino

Head of Regulatory Relationships and Government Affairs, TD Bank

As Head of Regulatory Relationships and Government Affairs, Philip is responsible for coordinating TD Bank's relationships with bank and holding company primary regulators. He is also responsible for overseeing TD Bank's Government Relations activities, which includes relationships with both state and national legislators as well as regulatory calling programs.

Philip has more than 23
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Philip Aquilino
Head of Regulatory Relationships and Government Affairs, TD Bank

As Head of Regulatory Relationships and Government Affairs, Philip is responsible for coordinating TD Bank's relationships with bank and holding company primary regulators. He is also responsible for overseeing TD Bank's Government Relations activities, which includes relationships with both state and national legislators as well as regulatory calling programs.

Philip has more than 23 years of experience working with financial services risk management matters. Most recently, he was a Partner and Managing Director for The Boston Consulting Group's (BCG) North American Risk & Compliance Practice, where he worked on global regulatory matters, including advising clients on preparation for significant regulatory events, and optimization of risk and compliance processes.

Prior to BCG, Philip was KPMG’s U.S. lead partner of the Safety & Soundness Regulatory Practice with primary responsibility for advising clients on regulatory strategy and remediation efforts. 




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