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    Declan Hill is an investigative journalist, documentary creator and academic. He specializes in the study of organized crime and international issues. He was the first journalist to break the story of Asian match-fixing gangs linked to the multi-billion-dollar gambling markets destroying international football in his book The Fix: Soccer & Organized Crime. It has now become a best-seller in 21 languages.  Click here for full bio
       
    David Cowen has more than sixteen years of experience in the areas of integration, architecture, assessment, programming, forensic analysis and investigation and he currently holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification from (ISC)2. Trained in proper forensics practices by the High Tech Crime Investigators Association, ASR Data and Guidance Software, and SANS, he is an active contributor within the computer forensics community where he frequently presents and trains on various forensic topics. He has managed, created, and worked with multiple forensics/litigation support teams and associated procedures.
       
    Kem Warner has been working in the financial services sector for over nineteen (19) years in sectors such as Banking, Trust, Insurance and Financial Management Consultancy. He has held several executive positions working for companies both in Antigua and Grenada to include, Operations Manager, Trust Manager, Private Banking and Business Development Manager, Compliance Officer and Coordinator. Presently, he is the Owner and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a successful Management and Financial Consultancy Firm specializing mostly in the areas of Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Fraud, Risk Management, Operations Management and complimentary Training Services in these areas.
       
    Kim R. Manchester As Managing Director and founder of ManchesterCF, Kim Manchester brings his extensive background in international banking to the global financial services industry. While based in both Hong Kong and Singapore, Kim held senior regional and global positions in corporate banking, institutional banking and capital markets for one of the world’s largest emerging markets financial institutions.
       
    Arthur VanDesande performed as a Senior Special Agent for IRS Criminal Investigation for over 29 years, specializing in offshore tax schemes, environmental crimes and money laundering investigations. Recently retired, he held the position of Offshore Schemes coordinator for the Miami Field Office, one of the busiest and most productive prosecution districts in the nation. In this capacity he was the lead agent and initiated, led and assisted in the prosecution of numerous multi-jurisdictional investigations in all parts of the world.
       
    Dr. Yuri Felshtinsky, a prominent author, historian, and journalist, is an expert on Russia and the former Soviet Union.  He has been featured in hundreds of print, TV and radio interviews worldwide. Dr. Felshtinsky co-authored the book “Blowing Up Russia” with Alexander Litvinenko, a former Lieutenant Colonel in the FSB who was poisoned with radioactive polonium in London in 2006. The book and subsequent documentary have been banned in the Russian Federation.
       
    Erin O’Loughlin is a Senior Manager within the Cyber Threat Intelligence Unit (CIU) at Western Union where she provides expertise in the areas of deep/dark web investigations, fraud prevention and technology risk to money movement systems.  Erin has also served as an intelligence officer with the US Intelligence Community.  She gathered intelligence in a Counter Terrorism capacity in multiple active war zones to include Iraq and Afghanistan.  She also managed overseas collection operations in Africa, Eastern Europe, and Southeast Asia.
       
    Joseph Bognanno joined HSBC in December 2014 and is responsible for all transaction monitoring and name screening analytics. Joseph has over 25 years of experience in the financial industry. More than 15 years have been spent within the Compliance industry, working to mitigate money laundering and other financial crime risks through the use of technology specific to AML/FCC initiatives. He has provided training, technical assistance, and guidance to both public and private sectors in over 40 countries.
       
    Tim D. Keck is a best-selling author, top-rated speaker and one of America’s premier experts on leadership and teamwork under stress. He conceived the goBulletproof.com framework that is helping organizations worldwide create teams that consistently exceed expectations.Formerly, Tim was a career police officer and SWAT leader who rose through the ranks to Chief of Police. He has testified before a Congressional committee, provided VIP protection to celebrities, and spearheaded a multi-national undercover investigation. Tim is now the managing partner at Performance Insights, LLC, a boutique management consultancy based in NW Arkansas.
       
    J.R. Helmig has spent his 20+ year career solving big data challenges for the world’s largest companies, as well as for the US departments of Defense, Homeland Security and Treasury, and the intelligence community.  Formerly he was the Chief Analytics Officer for SAS’ Federal Unit, where he guided data collection and analytical strategies and strengthened data-based decision making.  Helmig is rated as a U.S. Government Master-Level Subject Matter Expert, with experience in analytical operations as well as strategy and technology development.  As a Senior Advisor (GS-15) for the Office of the Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), Helmig successfully created, led, or supported initiatives positively impacting 80% of the bureau’s published technology, analytical, and workforce priorities.  
       
    Adrian Sanchez  is the Director, Financial Crime Compliance Solutions of LexisNexis Risk Solutions Latin America.  he is responsible of delivering to customers, the latest in technology for specialized solutions in anti-money laundering, sanctions compliance and anti-bribery and corruption that allow any type of corporation or industry, not only to comply effectively with the local regulatory framework, but also to do so more efficiently, making their internal processes and workflows more efficient and transparent in order to prevent operational and reputational risks.
       
    Unknown Stephen M. Gaffigan is the founder and shareholder of Stephen M. Gaffigan, P.A. based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Mr. Gaffigan’s twenty two years practicing law have been devoted exclusively to anti-counterfeiting and brand protection on behalf of major players in the fields of luxury goods, sports and apparel, tobacco, and pharmaceuticals. His practice has a specific emphasis on the restraint and collection of assets related to the enforcement of trademark rights against foreign web based criminal organizations.  On behalf of his clients, Mr. Gaffigan oversees the development, implementation, and execution of anti-counterfeiting strategies designed to disrupt the flow of criminal proceeds

     

     

     

     

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