Haywood Talcove, Chief Executive Officer, LexisNexis Special Services, LexisNexis Risk Government
Haywood Talcove is Chief Executive Officer, Government, LexisNexis Risk Solutions. In this capacity, he oversees strategic business activities concerning all customer operations, sales, marketing, communications, consulting, corporate development, and ecosystem activities. His commitment to customers’ needs has empowered LexisNexis to develop market leading solutions that have enabled customers to stop fraud, catch bad people, and enable equitable access to digital government. Talcove also serves as CEO for LexisNexis Special Services Inc. (LNSSI), a separate subsidiary. Under Talcove’s leadership, the LexisNexis Risk Solutions’ government business is the market leader in this segment, focused on using identity to mitigate and stop fraud and help law enforcement catch criminals. His open-minded approach to problem-solving and listening to customers’ needs has enabled the company to create new market segments with innovative solutions that consistently drive growth and exceed customer expectations. National media outlets regularly feature Talcove as an experienced executive and expert on domestic and transnational fraud in government programs. He has been seen on NBC Nightly News “The Fleecing of America,” national networks including CNN and Fox News, and heard on NPR’s ‘All Things Considered.’ Talcove’s expertise on pandemic fraud and the power of information and analytics to combat theft from entitlement programs has also been seen in the Washington Post, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and the Chicago Sun-Times among others. Talcove’s keen understanding of the intersection between cybersecurity and transnational fraud has made him a nationally recognized expert in the impact of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and deepfake-enabled crime. With continued cyberattacks by nation-state Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) groups, our government programs remain vulnerable to domestic and transnational organized groups. Under Talcove’s leadership, the company has been developing innovative solutions to combat these threats for over a decade and it remains at the forefront of the industry in leveraging the power of AI and machine learning for good. A passionate advocate for children, he serves on the Board of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). He also serves on the advisory board for The Evidence Based Cybersecurity Research Group (EBCS) at Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies as well as the DEA Education Foundation. Talcove earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in public administration from the University of Maine. He also attended Executive Education Programs in Leadership and Strategy from Harvard and Wharton.
Sig Mosley, Managing Partner of Mosley Ventures
Sig Mosley is the Managing Partner of Mosley Ventures, a venture fund investing in early stage technology startups in the Southeast. Widely regarded as “The Godfather of Angel Investing”, a title Sig Mosley earned as president of Imlay Investments, Inc. Mr. Mosley serves on the board of directors of several private companies. He also serves as Venture Capitalist in Residence at the ATDC. In addition, Mr. Mosley is a director of The Imlay Foundation, Inc. and serves as Vice Chairman of Imlay Investments, Inc. Mr. Mosley is also a director of GATV and he serves on the investment committee of Gray Ghost DOEN Social Ventures Coöper and on the GRA Venture Fund Board. Mr. Mosley is managing member of Flashpoint Investors, LLC. He was inducted into Georgia Technology Hall of Fame in 2007. He received the Lifetime Achievement award from TiE in 2011 and from the Atlanta Business Chronicle in 2018. He also received the John Imlay Leadership award in 2010 from The Technology Executives Roundtable.
Sig is the 2012 Speaker of the Year award recipient from Emory Pelham Education Foundation. Mr. Mosley received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University in 1968. Hobbies include coin collecting, wine and reading.
Max Garcia, Chief Information Security Officer, Financial Services Division, NCR Corporation
Max Garcia is the Chief Information Security Officer of the Financial Services Division at NCR Corporation. Previously Max served as Chief Information and Security Officer at PrimeRevenue where he managed technical operations, security, GRC, disaster recovery, compliance initiatives (SOC 1, SOC 2 and global bank security initiatives) and enterprise systems and infrastructure. Prior to his role at PrimeRevenue, Max held a role with Top Secret government clearance as well as senior-level roles as Senior VP of Technology and CTO at influential eCommerce and banking companies where he led strategy and execution of global IT and dev ops, information/security management and complex systems integration. Max, who is fluent in Spanish, graduated from Florida Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Computer Engineering.
David Katz J.D., Shareholder, Weissmann Zucker Euster + Katz P.C.
David Katz is shareholder and named partner at Weissmann Zucker Euster + Katz P.C. in Atlanta, Georgia. His practice encompasses privacy law and compliance, data security, data management and data governance, vendor management, corporate governance, crisis management, regulatory compliance and ethics. In addition to his work with clients in the areas of cybersecurity, technology, data protection and privacy, David is a prolific author and in-demand speaker on these topics. His thought leadership in this area has reached audiences nationally and globally. Prior to entering private practice, David served as senior legal counsel and privacy manager in the corporate law department, advising Aaron’s, Inc., a Fortune 1000 publicly traded company. He also served as a Senior Assistant District Attorney for the Office of the District Attorney for Fulton County, and as a Senior Assistant State’s Attorney – Firearms Enforcement Violence Enforcement (F.I.V.E.) Division in the Office of the State’s Attorney for Baltimore City and as Assistant State’s Attorney in the Narcotics Division and District Court Division. David also served his country as Captain in the Judge Advocate General Corps in the United States Army Reserves. David is an ordained Rabbi, receiving his smicha certificate from Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm, David earned his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law.
Spencer R. Moore, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Driver Services.
Spencer R. Moore, a native Georgian and 26-year career public servant, was appointed Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) by Governor Brian P. Kemp and the DDS Board of Directors in January 2019. Commissioner Moore was previously appointed by Governor Nathan Deal and the DDS Board in January of 2017. He also previously served as Deputy Commissioner of DDS for five years prior to these appointments. Moore graduated from Morehouse College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He obtained his Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He has completed several Executive Leadership Programs sponsored by the State of Georgia and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia. Commissioner Moore was sworn in as the 1st Vice Chairman of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) Board in 2022. He was also elected to the AAMVA Board of Directors Executive Committee and the AAMVA Region 2 Board in September 2020. He was first sworn in as an AAMVA International Board Member in August 2018. Elected by his peers from across the country, Moore serves as one of twelve members of the Board of Directors. Moore also serves on Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Advisory Board, the Georgia State Employee Benefit Plan Council, the Georgia Driver Education Commission (GDEC), and the Shepherd Center Advisory Board. Moore is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.; and he is an ordained Deacon at Voices of Faith Christian Church in metro Atlanta.
Marci McCarthy, CEO and Chairman of ISE® Talent and the CEO and President of T.E.N.
Marci McCarthy is the CEO and Chairman of ISE® Talent and the CEO and President of T.E.N., an information security executive networking and relationship-marketing firm. With nearly 30 years of business management and entrepreneurial experience, McCarthy founded T.E.N.’s flagship program, the Information Security Executive® of the Year (ISE®) Program Series, which is lauded by the IT industry as the premier recognition and networking program for security professionals in the U.S. and Canada. A 2012 recipient of a 4th Congressional District of Georgia Citation, McCarthy was lauded for fostering greater visibility and professionalism for the IT security industry, naming March 13th “Marci McCarthy Day.” McCarthy was listed as one of IFSEC Global’s Security and Fire Influencers for 2018 as #3 of 20 total leaders in their Cybersecurity category; she was also the highest-ranking woman on the list. In 2022, Marci received a proclamation from the Georgia State Senate recognizing her leadership and dedication to improving security in the State of Georgia, both in our information technology systems and at the ballot box, ensuring trust both by the people of Georgia. Marci currently serves Spirion’s Board of Directors and on University of Alabama’s Culverhouse Cyber Executive Board of Advisors. Most recently, Marci was the Inaugural Advisory Council Chair for the National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC), was the longest serving TechBridge Board Member and served on the Atlanta Girls’ School Board of Trustees. McCarthy is also a former member of the Board of Directors for the Cyversity and partnered with the organization to create “The Marci McCarthy Cybersecurity Certification Scholarship Program,” which provides $5,000 over a two-year period to help talented women and minority students advance into cybersecurity and obtain their CompTIA Security+ Professional Certification. Eight deserving individuals have been awarded this scholarship to date. McCarthy has been a guest lecturer, speaker, and moderator at national conferences such as the ISE® Executive Forum and Award Program Series, many ISSA Local Chapter and International Conferences, and more, speaking on cybersecurity, women in technology/security/business, STEAM, entrepreneurism, and leadership topics.
Therese L. Wareham, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC.
Terri Wareham, Managing Director and a founding partner of Kaufman Hall, has provided management consulting services to hospitals and health systems of all types and sizes nationwide for more than three decades.
Kaufman Hall was co-founded in 1985 by Ken Kaufman, Mark Hall and Ms Wareham, all graduates of Booth. In the last ten years, Kaufman Hall has experienced significate growth via acquisitions, private equity investments by Madison Dearborn Partners and Vizient as well as organic growth. Over the years, Kaufman Hall has been a trusted partner to more than 3,000 healthcare, higher education, private equity and investor organizations in the areas of financial planning, strategic planning, performance improvement, treasury and capital market advice and partnerships, mergers and acquisitions. Headquartered in Chicago, Kaufman Hall’s consulting is based on a foundation of sound, disciplined and state-of-the-art analytics. As part of the firm’s mission, Kaufman Hall is a major contributor to thought leadership in the industry through articles, research and speaking engagements. Kaufman Hall’s National Hospital Flash Report has become a nationally-trusted source of information for healthcare media.
Benefitting from Ms. Wareham’s guidance, Kaufman Hall has been the leading financial advisor to not-for-profit healthcare organizations, as determined by Thomson Reuters based on direct representation of healthcare debt issuances. Her areas of expertise and focus include: the development and execution of strategic capital plans; the development of integrated strategic and financial plans; business planning; financial advisory services; and facilitation of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and affiliations. Her clients range from community hospitals and AMCs to multihospital systems, specialty providers, physician groups, non-acute businesses, and research institutes.
Ms. Wareham is a frequent lecturer and author on healthcare capital-related topics and has an M.B.A. with concentrations in Hospital Administration and Finance from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She received a B.S. from the University of Notre Dame. She is a member of the Chicago Booth Council of The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, currently serves on the Board of Directors of Solis Mammography and is the President of her local school district foundation.
Dr. Vijay Balasubramaniyan, CEO and Co-Founder of Pindrop.
Chris Klingenspor, Senior Vice President of International Security and Security Risk at Equifax.
Chris serves as Senior Vice President of International Security and Security Risk at Equifax, where he is responsible for leading all regional security programs, manages the relationship between the security team and Equifax’s global business operations, and manages Security M&A due diligence and integration.
He joined Equifax in 2018 and was pivotal in the company’s post breach Security and Technology transformation. In his current role, Chris provides strategic leadership and direction to a global team of over 130 security professionals across 23 countries responsible to implement security controls to protect the organization’s most sensitive data and assets. Chris is recognized as a trusted advisor to senior executives and the Board of Directors on information security and risk management matters.
Prior to Equifax, Chris worked at Visa, a global leader in digital payments. There he served as Vice President and Head of Information Security, Governance, Risk, and Compliance, managing IT and security initiatives for Visa and its subsidiaries. Before Visa, Chris held various positions at IBM.