May 2–3 / Jersey City, NJ
Alex Edmans is Professor of Finance at London Business School. He has a PhD from MIT and was previously a tenured professor at Wharton and an investment banker at Morgan Stanley. His TED talk “What to Trust in a Post-Truth World” and the TEDx talks “The Pie-Growing Mindset” and “The Social Responsibility of Business” have a combined 2.5 million views. Mr. Edmans serves as non-executive director of the Investor Forum, and on Royal London Asset Management’s Responsible Investment Advisory Committee. He is the author of “Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit” and co-author of “Principles of Corporate Finance.”
Chief Servant and Co-CEO of Ethico, which provides compliance solutions to
some of the largest organizations in the world, Nick Gallo has seen first-hand
the transformative impact compliance and culture can have on generating
sustainably superior results. Nick has a B.S in Finance, Accounting and
Economics from Indiana University, is a member of Mensa International,
Certified Public Accountant, CFA L3 candidate, and has dedicated his life to serving — his community,
clients, team — in order to make the world a better workplace.
Prior to becoming Chief Servant and Co-CEO of Ethico, Nick provided financial due diligence services to PE firms at KPMG followed by 10 years of Private Equity and alternative asset investing. Nick is a student of behavioral economics and organizational psychology and has worked with and analyzed hundreds of organizations over his career in advisory services, private equity, and compliance.
Pat Harned, Ph.D., is the CEO of the Ethics & Compliance Initiative. ECI is a nonprofit with a mission to empower organizations to operate with integrity.
For nearly two decades, Dr. Harned has overseen all of ECI’s strategy and operations. She is a recognized expert on culture change, ethical leadership, and workplace reporting/retaliation. She also directs ECI’s outreach efforts to policymakers and federal enforcement agencies in Washington, DC.
Dr. Harned has provided ethics & compliance briefings to officials in the US Department of Justice, testified before Congress and the U.S. Sentencing Commission, and has personally briefed U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, the OSHA Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee, and the Federal Bar Council. She provides training to corporate boards on governance and is chairing a Blue-Ribbon Commission to define effective corporate (ESG) programs.
Dr. Harned holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania, a Master of Education degree from Indiana University, and a Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh.
David Huntley is responsible for developing policies to safeguard the privacy of customer and employee information, verifying compliance with the legal and regulatory requirements of the countries and jurisdictions where AT&T operates, and ensuring adherence to internal compliance requirements. He also leads Asset Protection, responsible for investigating violations of the Code of Business Conduct, providing executive protection and security countermeasures, and fulfilling legal demands for records and emergency government requests.
David was appointed to this role, in December 2014 after serving as Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel – AT&T Services, overseeing a nationwide team responsible for providing legal support to the Home Solutions and Global Marketing organizations. He was also responsible for Legal administration. Previously, David served in various senior positions including Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary as well as significant positions in External Affairs, wireless operations, M&A and data operations.
David currently serves on the boards of Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc., AT LAST!, the Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation, the Dallas Citizens Council, the National Urban League, and Methodist Health System. In addition, he is a Trustee of the Southern Methodist University Board, a public trustee for Dallas Medical Resources, a Member at Large and on the Executive Committee of the Texas Business Hall of Fame, serves on the Association of Governing Boards (AGB) Council on Student Success, and is a member of the Executive Leadership Council and the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) Executive Steering Committee. He is also a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.
David holds a law degree from the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law in New York and a bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
Paul Knopp is Chair and Chief Executive Officer at KPMG LLP. Leading more than 35,000 partners and professionals across the United States, Mr. Knopp has extensive experience serving large, multinational clients in a wide variety of complex industries and is recognized for his commitment to excellence and quality and for leading KPMG teams with ethics and integrity. Prior to becoming Chair and CEO, he served leading global companies in the manufacturing, life sciences, transportation, professional services, and technology industries. Mr. Knopp holds B.B.A. and M.B.A degrees from the University of Texas at Austin; is a licensed CPA in New York and Texas; and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Roberto is a Global and ESG thought leader with a consumer, branding background with a strong people development and followership as well. He led the expansion and transformation of the Natura into Natura &Co, a Purpose-driven Cosmetic Group formed by Natura, Avon, The Body Shop and Aesop, with a Global presence, a unique direct to customer and omnichannel approach. Prior to that he was Executive Vice President and President for North America at Mondelez International, a company that globally markets snacking brands. Roberto worked for over 25 years at Johnson & Johnson, where he held among other senior positions the Company Group Chairman of Consumer Business North America, Worldwide President of Vision Care and many other senior positions in Latam and Europe. Roberto has recently joined Carlyle as their Senior Advisor for the Consumer, Retail and Media Group, and is a Board Member at “We Mean Business Coalition” and the US Tennis Association Foundation. He previously served at United Nations Global Compact Board, Co-Chaired the Champions for Nature within the World Economic Forum and also served as Director at GMA, Grocery Manufacturer Association, the Consumer Health Care Products Association (CHPA), the ENACTUS and the Brazil-U.S. Business Council in U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He undergraduated in Business Administration, majoring in Marketing and Strategic Planning at the Getulio Vargas Foundation of São Paulo and has extension postgrad courses from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Marshall L. Miller is the Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General of the United States. In this role, he is a member of the Department of Justice senior leadership team and is the principal counselor to the Deputy Attorney General. As PADAG, Mr. Miller works to oversee all DOJ personnel and components, which include, among others, the 94 U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, the National Security Division, the Criminal Division, and the Department’s litigating components and law enforcement bureaus.
Mr. Miller previously served as the Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General and Chief of Staff, where he supervised over 600 federal prosecutors and oversaw many of DOJ’s most significant prosecutions. In that position, Mr. Miller oversaw, among other programs, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act program, the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative, the Office of International Affairs, and the Computer Crimes & Intellectual Property Section, DOJ’s flagship unit that combats cybercrime. Mr. Miller joined DOJ’s Criminal Division from the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, where he served for approximately 12 years, ultimately as Chief of the Office’s Criminal Division.
Prior to his current tour at the Department, Mr. Miller was a partner at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP and served as Chair of the White Collar Crime Committee of the New York City Bar Association. He earned both his J.D. and B.A. from Yale University.
A nationally recognized litigator and counselor with more than thirty years’ experience, David Ogden focuses his practice on complex disputes with serious financial implications. He served as the Deputy Attorney General of the United States from 2009 to 2010 and as Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division, United States Department of Justice, from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Ogden is chair of the firm’s Government and Regulatory Litigation Group.
Lex serves as CEO of Edelman Smithfield, a specialized financial communications and ESG Advisory boutique within Edelman. Lex brings two decades of experience counseling C-suites and Boards during high-pressure situations, with a focus on formulating compelling messaging to win support from investors, employees and other key stakeholders.
Lex has worked on hundreds of special situations and has extensive experience advising companies on shareholder activism defense, Board-level reputation matters, transactions and CEO transitions. Lex is also a frequent author and speaker on corporate governance, ESG, trust and shareholder activism.
Larry D. Thompson serves as Counsel to the Atlanta law firm of Finch McCranie, LLP. Mr. Thompson retired as Executive Vice President, Government Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for PepsiCo, Inc. He also oversaw the company’s global compliance function and served as President of the PepsiCo Foundation. His extensive government career includes serving as U.S. Deputy Attorney General under George W. Bush (2001-2003). In 2017, Mr. Thompson was appointed Independent Corporate Compliance Monitor and Auditor for Volkswagen AG. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Culver-Stockton College, a Master’s from Michigan State and a law degree from the University of Michigan.
Andrew Weissmann is a Professor of Practice with the Center on the Administration of Criminal Law. He served as a lead prosecutor in Robert S. Mueller’s Special Counsel’s Office, Chief of the Fraud Section in the Department of Justice, and General Counsel for the FBI. He was Director of the Enron Task Force in Washington, D.C., where he supervised the prosecution of more than 30 individuals in connection with the company’s collapse. Mr. Weissmann was a federal prosecutor for 15 years in the Eastern District of New York, where he prosecuted numerous members of the Colombo, Gambino, and Genovese families. He holds a law degree from Columbia Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University.
Tensie Whelan is Clinical Professor for Business and Society and the Director of the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business, where she is bringing her 25 years of experience working on local, national and international environmental and sustainability issues to engage businesses in proactive and innovative mainstreaming of sustainability.
As President of the Rainforest Alliance, she built the organization from a $4.5 million to $50 million budget, transforming the engagement of business with sustainability. Her previous work included serving as Executive Director of the New York League of Conservation Voters, Vice President of the National Audubon Society, Managing Editor of Ambio, a journal of the Swedish Academy of Sciences, and a journalist in Latin America.
Tensie has served on numerous nonprofit boards and currently serves on the advisory boards of ALO Advisors, Buzz on Earth, Giant Ventures, Inherent Group and Nespresso. She was most recently appointed to the board of Emerald SPAC, and is an Advisor to the Future Economy Project for Harvard Business Review. Tensie holds a B.A. from New York University, an M.A. from American University, and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Owner President Management (OPM) Program. She was awarded the Stern Faculty Excellence Award in 2020.
Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates is a partner in King & Spalding’s Special Matters & Government Investigations practice and leads the firm’s Crisis Management practice. Sally’s deep experience, leadership and wide-ranging background provide clients with seasoned judgment in difficult times. Her practice focuses on counseling clients in complex and sensitive matters, including government enforcement and regulatory matters, congressional investigations, compliance, corporate governance and crisis management. Drawing upon her nearly three decades at the Department of Justice, she specializes in internal and independent investigations for public and private organizations and boards.
Sally is consistently ranked Band One by Chambers USA. “Sally is revered for her work in the government, and her reputations precedes her. Sally wins praise from all corners of the market for her impressive white-collar criminal defense practice. She draws on her experience as Deputy Attorney General in her skilled handling of high-stakes investigations brought by government bodies.”
As the second-highest ranking official at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and as Acting Attorney General, Sally was responsible for all of DOJ’s 113,000 employees including all prosecutorial, litigating, and national security components.
An accomplished trial lawyer and Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, Sally has tried numerous high-profile cases.
David is the Director of Compliance & Ethics at Lyft, where he founded and oversees the company’s Compliance and Ethics Program. Before joining Lyft, David was Counsel at WilmerHale in the Securities, Litigation, and Enforcement Group representing clients in internal investigations and government enforcement actions. David also spent nearly five years as Senior Counsel in the Enforcement Division of the Securities & Exchange Commission’s San Francisco Office where he investigated and charged a number of high-profile matters involving corruption and other corporate compliance issues. David began his career as a litigator in the office of a prominent New York law firm. With more than 15 years of compliance and investigations experience, David has served on all three sides of the corporate compliance “triangle” — government, outside counsel, and in-house — and brings that diverse perspective to all his matters. He holds a J.D. from New York University and an undergraduate degree from Amherst College. David lives in New York with his wife, two boys, and bloodhound, Josie.
Andrew Blasi is the founder of Ethicist International and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Navigating risk and resolving dilemmas that exceed stakeholder expectations requires ethics and business integrity strategy and c-suite leaders look to Andrew as their designer and implementer of choice. They depend on Andrew to realize solutions beyond compliance to build and sustain today’s most valuable asset: trust.
Andrew drives the largest set of collective action initiatives ever pursued in ethics for health systems, including major public-private partnerships as well as consensus framework agreements for ethical collaboration that span Asia, Oceania, Africa, and the Americas. Andrew serves as a member of the Business 20 (B20) Task Force on Integrity and Compliance, the Anti-Corruption Committee of Business at OECD, and visiting faculty with the International Anti-Corruption Academy in Vienna, Austria.
Dedicated to the mentorship and growth of young professionals, Andrew is on the advisory board of the Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowships Program, having previously served as a Harriman Fellow to Ambassador Robert Tuttle at the U.S. Embassy in London. Andrew also serves as education chair on the Board of Trustees for Florida House on Capitol Hill, a non-profit education and information center serving as the state’s embassy in Washington, D.C.
Andrea Bonime-Blanc is founder and CEO of GEC Risk Advisory, a strategic governance, risk, ESG, tech, ethics and cyber advisor to business, NGOs, and government. A former senior corporate executive (Bertelsmann, Verint, PSEG), she is Independent Ethics Advisor to the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico; Independent ESG & Integrity Advisor to the Platform for Social Impact; and a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Ms. Bonime-Blanc authored “Gloom to Boom: How Leaders Transform Risk into Resilience and Value,” among other books. She holds a Joint JD in Law and PhD in Political Science from Columbia University.
Jacqueline E. Brevard is Senior Advisor at GEC Risk Advisory, a global risk, governance, ethics, compliance, cyber and crisis advisory firm, serving executives, boards, investors, and advisors to business, non-profits and government. As the retired Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer of Merck & Co., Inc., Ms. Brevard developed and implemented the first comprehensive Global Ethics and Compliance Program for a top-tier global pharmaceutical company. She holds a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law and an L.L.M. in International Law from New York University School of Law.
Earnie Broughton is Senior Advisor to the Ethics & Compliance Initiative. He previously was Director of the M.B.A. and Executive Education programs in the Greehey School of Business at St. Mary’s University and Executive Director, Ethics Program Coordinator, for the United Services Automobile Association (USAA), in addition to 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector. Co-founder and Chairman of the Greater San Antonio Ethics and Compliance Roundtable, Mr. Broughton holds a bachelor’s from Texas State, a Master’s from St. Mary’s and certification as a Leadership Professional in Ethics and Compliance through ECI.
Caterina Bulgarella, Ph.D., is a social scientist who advises senior leaders on ethical growth and the future of work. She is co-founder and managing director of Be Thread, a platform of advisory services and digital tools to help organizations develop ethical resilience and high-performing cultures. She is a member of NYU’s Ethical Systems core research team and a leadership fellow at the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics. She also serves on NYU’s I/O Psychology Master Program. Caterina has written extensively about leadership, ethics, and culture, reaching out to thousands of readers with her analyses at the intersection of business and science. She’s presented her insights at Conscious Capitalism, ECI, SCCE, HCI, UNGC, SIRM, TDn2K, Consero, and other events.
Christy Carlson started her career overseeing service operations in a high-tech manufacturing company, transforming a cost center into a profit center. In 2004, Ms. Carlson introduced the Baldrige performance excellence principles as a Business Analyst for the San Diego Airport Authority before being tapped to design and oversee the Ethics Program as a Senior Auditor. She has been with the County of San Diego since 2016 as the Compliance Officer for the Health and Human Services Agency. Ms. Carlson holds an MBA from the University of San Diego, maintains non-practicing Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Control Self-Assessment licenses, and is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional.
Doug Dunham is the Director of Ethics & Business Conduct for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. He is responsible for managing business ethics and compliance programs, processes and investigations for the MFC Business Area, reporting to the Lockheed Martin Vice President of Ethics and to the Executive Vice President of MFC. He also is co-chair of the Lockheed Martin Artificial Intelligence Ethics Advisory Committee.
Previously, Doug was the Director of Ethics & Business Conduct for Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS). Prior to that, Doug was the Technical Director for the Exploration & Mission Support Line of Business within IS&GS, responsible for leading the technical development and execution of a diverse portfolio of services programs supporting TSA, NASA, and other US Government customers.
Doug began his career as a programmer with IBM Federal Systems, developing real-time systems management software for Air Traffic Control products. During his 28 years with Lockheed Martin and heritage companies, Doug has held several key technical leadership roles in the delivery of large system development & integration efforts.
Doug earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer & Information Science from The Ohio State University College of Engineering and his Master of Science in Computer Science from the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering. He is currently pursuing a Juris Master degree at Florida State University.
Jisha Dymond is the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer at OneTrust, where she oversees the company’s global ethics, compliance and sustainability program. She is also the Head of the Ethics Center of Excellence, which delivers compelling insights to the product team and customers. Prior to joining OneTrust, she was the global lead for risk management and regulatory compliance at Twitter, held in-house legal, compliance and risk roles at Och-Ziff Capital, a global institutional alternative asset manager, and spent a decade in private practice litigating and advising clients on corporate governance and regulatory matters.
Evren Esen has nearly two decades of experience in conducting research, performing analytics and original reporting. She brings her research leadership skills to ECI as head of the Research and Analytics Team. Ms. Esen oversees ECI client analytic services, including collecting and disseminating organizational data to assess program standing against established benchmarks.
Thomas R. Fox —the Compliance Evangelist® —is literally the guy who wrote the book on compliance with his seminal one volume book “The Compliance Handbook, 2nd edition” which will be published by LexisNexis in April 2020. Additionally, Tom has authored 19 books on business leadership, compliance and ethics and corporate governance, including the international best-sellers “Lessons Learned on Compliance and Ethics” and “Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act” as well as his award-winning series Fox on Compliance.
Christopher Geiger is Vice President of Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk for Lockheed Martin, a Fortune 100 aerospace & defense company with a presence in over 50 countries. He has been with Lockheed Martin for over 20 years including executive roles in engineering and sustainability. Christopher is also on the Board of Directors of Midflorida Credit Union, a $6B+ assets full-service financial institution, and the IEEE Foundation, a charitable organization dedicated to transforming lives through the power of technology and education. He frequently publishes and speaks on topics at the intersection of risk, sustainability, and resilience.
Christopher is a Professional Engineer (PE), Certified Internal Auditor, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He received a master’s in business administration and bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering and chemistry from the University of Florida.
Avi Gesser is Co-Chair of the Data Strategy & Security Group at Debevoise & Plimpton. His practice focuses on advising major companies on a wide range of cybersecurity and privacy matters, and leads the firm’s Artificial Intelligence Group. He has represented global financial services firms, private equity firms, insurance companies, hedge funds and media organizations in large-scale ransomware attacks, cyber breaches by nation-states, and regulatory investigations relating to the use of artificial intelligence, and has designed the AI governance and compliance programs for several large financial services companies.
Patrick Gnazzo has over 40 years experience as a business compliance and ethics professional. He has direct experience conducting independent assessments of business and has recently served as the Ethics Monitor on a Fortune 100 international business with substantial U.S. operations.
Patrick J. Gnazzo served as the Ethics Monitor to BP p.l.c. under the terms of the U.S. Department of Justice Deferred Prosecution Agreement from 2013 – 2017 and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrative Agreement (Debarment) from 2014 – 2019. Mr. Gnazzo presented written reports to both federal agencies, the U.S. Probation Officer, and the Board of Directors of BP p.l.c.
Previously, he was the senior vice president and general manager of Computer Associate’s (CA) Public Sector business. In this position, Pat led all operations for CA’s Federal, State and Local government business, including management, administration, and regulatory matters, as well as government relations. Mr. Gnazzo previously served as the Senior Vice President, Business Practices, and Chief Compliance Officer at CA, responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive compliance and ethics program. In 2007, Mr. Gnazzo was also appointed CA’s Chief Risk Officer. In this role he oversaw government regulatory compliance and the establishment of a records and information management program. In his role as the Chief Compliance Officer, Mr. Gnazzo was CA’s point of contact for an independent Ethics Monitor assigned under a Deferred Prosecution Agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice.
Prior to joining CA in 2005, Mr. Gnazzo served as Vice President, Business Practices (Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer) at United Technologies Corporation (UTC) for ten years, where he managed more than 260 business practices officers worldwide who supported the implementation of the company’s ethics and compliance programs for all of its 225,000 employees in 180 countries.
Mr. Gnazzo held several other significant positions at UTC, including vice president for contracts and deputy general counsel at Pratt & Whitney; vice president and government liaison in Washington, D.C.; president of United Technologies International; vice president and litigation counsel; and vice president for government contracts and compliance. Mr. Gnazzo joined UTC in 1981, from the U.S. Navy’s Office of the General Counsel. Mr. Gnazzo’s last position in the Navy was associate general counsel, chief trial attorney and director of the U.S. Department of the Navy’s litigation division.
Mr. Gnazzo is an Executive Fellow at Bentley College’s Center for Business Ethics; a member of the Procurement Roundtable; and, the Board of Advisors of the National Contract Management Association. He serves on the board of directors of MCR, LLC. He also served on the board of directors of the Ethics Resource Center; on the board of directors of the Ethics and Compliance Officers Association; and, as Chairman of the Defense Industry Initiative Working Group. He is a frequent lecturer on ethics and compliance.
A loving husband, a caring father, an active listener, continuous learner and a servant- leadership believer.
More than 18+ of experience within the non-profit sector in Puerto Rico has given him the opportunity to serve in organizations such as museums, educational programs and services, after school and faith-based organizations. Being in various organizations and taking on various roles allows him to connect the dots at the organizational level providing a cohesive lens for leadership teams. His determination and continuous desire to learn something new, added to a genuine interest in taking care of the mission, position Jose Javier as a valuable resource when considering critical situations from different angles and including all the players involved.
After serving in different roles, from direct service, program support, donor relations, and executive coordination for Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico, he is now ESG & Integrity Director for Platform for Social Impact while serving as Pastor of a small church in Puerto Rico.
Audrey Harris recently joined Affiliated Monitors, Inc. (AMI) as Managing Director, Global Anti-corruption, Compliance, Ethics & Non-Financial Risk, bringing her experience as a top AmLaw firm partner and head of a global practice, as well as practical know-how from being a Chief Compliance Officer. Ms. Harris’ career has been dedicated to advising, counseling, and defending companies, executives, boards and foundations in high-stakes investigations, governances, mergers and acquisitions, compliance and enforcement matters. As Chambers USA 2021 noted, “[Audrey] considers the big picture and understands what US authorities expect.”
Ms. Harris is the former Co-chair of Mayer Brown’s Global Anti-Corruption & FCPA practice, a former Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) for global resources company BHP, as well as a former Partner in Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s Washington, D.C. office. She served as BHP’s first CCO, leading a team of professionals and attorneys across four continents to address the company’s global ethics and compliance function, including anti-corruption, trade sanctions, export controls, competition, ethics and investigations, state and commercial secrets and market conduct compliance. Her team was accountable for safeguarding integrity by preventing, mitigating and investigating compliance risks and setting ethical standards. Her role also involved work with NGOs, international governing bodies, and enforcement agencies as part of the promotion of global anti-corruption, transparency, and integrity.
Ms. Harris has regularly appeared before enforcement authorities and has extensive experience in designing, executing, and presenting internal investigations and compliance programs to multinational corporations, the US Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Department of Defense and Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs). Her background includes handling detailed compliance reviews and restructures, self-reporting, work with compliance consultants and monitor requirements. Ms. Harris also served as lead on a legal support team for a DOJ/SEC reporting monitorship.
Repeatedly recognized in national and international publications, Ms. Harris was ranked by Chambers USA 2021 as one of the nation’s leading practitioners for FCPA; Chambers quoted clients who said, “she is an amazing attorney – very smart and extremely hard-working” and possesses “a wealth of experience.” Ms. Harris was named to The National Law Journal’s list of “Criminal Law Trailblazers” (2020) and to Global Investigations Review’s inaugural “Women in Investigations” list (2015). She regularly authors publications in the compliance field, and presents at panels and events including PLI, ABA, and ACI, among others.
Ms. Harris earned her JD from Georgetown University Law Center (Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif, Michael Feldman Advocacy Award, Vincent G. Panati Memorial Award), MA in Political Science (International Relations) from Miami University, and BA from University of Central Florida. She is a Board Member for the Coalition for Integrity, as well as That Others May Live Foundation.
Jay Holtmeier co-leads WilmerHale’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Anti-Corruption Group and is a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice. He represents institutions and individuals in complex government and internal investigations and matters of corporate governance and compliance. He has particular experience in matters involving the FCPA, and he also is well versed in issues related to environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) matters and Dodd-Frank Act whistleblower provisions. Mr. Holtmeier’s breadth of experience as a litigator includes service as a federal prosecutor, a senior in-house attorney and a lawyer in private practice.
In FCPA matters, Mr. Holtmeier has represented clients in government and internal investigations involving conduct in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Australia. He regularly counsels clients facing difficult FCPA issues in a variety of business contexts, and he has assisted clients in numerous industries in developing and implementing FCPA compliance programs. He devotes substantial attention to advising clients on FCPA problems that arise in the context of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other corporate transactions. He writes and speaks extensively on the subject and is a co-author, with Kimberly Parker, Erin Sloane, Roger Witten and Lillian Potter, of the leading treatise in the field, Complying with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (Matthew Bender, 10th ed. 2021) and has been described by Global Investigations Review as having been involved in more public FCPA resolutions over a recent 10-year period than almost any other lawyer.
Mr. Holtmeier joined WilmerHale in 2004. He has also served as a senior vice president and principal legal counsel with the Reuters Group (now Thomson Reuters), a role in which he was responsible for all litigation and compliance matters in North and South America. As an assistant US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, he tried several cases to verdict and led extensive grand jury investigations of various crimes, including racketeering, securities fraud, murder, narcotics and counterfeiting. Significant prosecutions included United States v. Jose Muyet, et al., and United States v. Ronald Ocasio, et al., related cases involving more than twenty murders, for which Mr. Holtmeier received the Director’s Award for Superior Performance from the Executive Office for US Attorneys, and United States v. Carol Bayless, which received national attention and calls for the impeachment of the presiding US District Judge.
Mr. Holtmeier is a long-time member of the board of directors of The City Bar Fund of the New York City Bar Association and formerly served as its chairman.
Paul Hünecke began his career with Volkswagen AG in 2012 with responsibility for Volkswagen’s corporate strategy. He currently serves as the Head of Strategy & Principles for Legal Affairs and Integrity, a position he has held since 2018. Prior to this, Paul was the Head of Together4Integrity. In this role, he developed and implemented a worldwide and comprehensive Integrity & Compliance program. Paul completed his Bachelor and MBA studies at the University of Magdeburg, and completed his doctorate at the University of Magdeburg. He also worked as a doctoral student at AUDI AG. His research focused on international differences in customer satisfaction and brand loyalty, particularly in the automotive industry. He has published on this topic in specialist journals, among others. Since 2012 he has worked at Volkswagen AG in the general secretariat of the CEO, with a focus on strategic corporate planning.
ohn has over a dozen years of experience driving the design, evolution and remediation of corporate compliance programs. He has performed this work across multiple sectors from the vantage points of external counsel, member of a corporate compliance monitorship team and as a senior in-house leader. A key area of focus for John has been leveraging data and technology to advance companies’ ethical missions.
Most recently he served as the Global Head of Compliance at Spotify. Prior to that he worked as Global Director of Compliance at AB InBev, SA, where he played a key role in launching its award-winning BrewRight platform, leveraging machine-learning to identify risky business partners and transactions.
John brings a globally informed perspective. He has on-the-ground experience managing complex investigations and advancing compliance initiatives throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. He was based in India for over two years, serving as the Vice President of Legal, Ethics and Corporate Affairs for AB InBev’s South Asia subsidiary.
John clerked for the Honorable Vanessa L. Bryant of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut and graduated from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and recipient of the Samuel I. Rosenman Graduation Prize for Academic Excellence and Leadership. He is an alumnus of Yale College, where he received a B.A. in Political Science, and he is a member of the board of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce.
Jeff Kagan is the Principal Manager of Corporate & Affiliate Compliance at Southern California Edison (SCE). He has been working for SCE since 2002 and in the Ethics & Compliance Department since 2014. He manages a team responsible for ethics and compliance culture and engagement; corporate policies; third-party reputational screening and monitoring; codes of conduct; HelpLine advice calls and reporting; and corporate, affiliate, and government contracting compliance. Mr. Kagan holds a BA in Political Science/International Relations and MBA in Management/Strategic Planning from California State, Northridge. He is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional.
Toni-Lynne Langeveld is a Senior Advisor in the Ethics & Compliance organization at Southern California Edison, one of the nation’s largest electric utilities. She is responsible for communications and outreach in support of key ethics and compliance initiatives and programs. She leads the company’s ethics culture survey, codes of conduct, and co-leads Edison’s Values Ambassador program, comprised of over 95 employee representatives from across the company selected to help promote Edison’s core values and to provide the Ethics and Compliance organization with input and insight into company culture.
Prior to joining Ethics & Compliance, she was a project manager in the Customer Service Business Planning organization, executing the division’s brand campaign and was key in developing a leadership program pilot for high potential employees. She has produced several videos to promote the company’s focus on customer engagement, smart energy, and safety as well as videos highlighting the achievements of individuals and teams.
She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from California State University, Long Beach and a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies from the University of California, Irvine. She is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) and holds an internet crime & identity theft certificate from California State University, Long Beach. She obtained a project management certificate from the California Institute of Technology and is a current Notary Public. When she’s not busy with her three kids, she enjoys trivia, traveling, and going to concerts.
Dr. Locwin is an author, healthcare executive, and Futurist, working with investors and companies to decide on the ‘next big thing’ in a variety of industries, such as tech, energy, transportation, and medical care.
Ben has been a longtime developer and vociferous supporter of world-class methods of risk assessment across industries and organizations, including aviation, petrochemical, and healthcare and medical therapies. As he often says, “Good science is good science.”
He has worked extensively on epidemiology and vaccine task forces during the COVID-19 pandemic, optimizing patient-centric clinical care, and recently on changes from the Project Optimus initiative through the FDA’s Oncology Center of Excellence, to better identify efficacious cancer therapies more effectively than the current paradigm, which at the moment can lead, perhaps unethically, to greater patient harms. He has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Associated Press, Axios, Forbes, NPR, and other top-tier media outlets.
As Deloitte’s Deputy to the Global Chief Ethics Officer, Suzette leads a team responsible for critical areas such as Deloitte Speak Up, conduct risk assessments, data analytics, and learning priorities. She fosters relationships with member firms and global leaders to drive a holistic ethics program, advise on emerging risks, and proactively manage brand risk. Prior to this role, Suzette led the Deloitte U.S. Internal Control Group to identify risk and develop internal control solutions.
Suzette holds a B.A. from Belmont University and is a Certified Public Accountant and Compliance and Ethics Professional. With over 25 years of experience, Suzette is a trusted leader and advisor who is regularly consulted on ethics, internal control governance, risk, and compliance matters. She resides in Hermitage, Tennessee with her husband and two children.
Zane David Memeger is currently a partner at Morgan Lewis, handling a wide variety of litigation matters, including government investigations, internal investigations, and white- collar defense matters involving major representations across all industries. Zane regularly speaks at compliance conferences to corporate executives, senior management officials, in-house counsel, and compliance officers about federal government enforcement efforts and developing effective compliance and training programs to minimize operational risk. Zane returned to Morgan Lewis in 2017 after serving for nearly seven years as the United States attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
As US Attorney, Zane oversaw the prosecution of criminal and affirmative civil cases brought by the federal government; and the defense of civil cases in which the United States is a party. He led an office of 130 attorneys where he previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney from 1995 to 2006, investigating and prosecuting a variety of cases involving organized crime, public corruption, government fraud, financial fraud, violent crime and narcotics trafficking. In addition to his regular duties as U.S. Attorney, Zane served a three-year term on the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee, where he also served as Co-Chair of the Health Care Fraud Working Group. Before his appointment as U.S. Attorney, Zane was a Morgan Lewis partner from 2006 to 2010, focusing on white-collar defense work and corporate investigations involving criminal and civil allegations of fraud, kickbacks, and other misconduct.
Zane is a 1986 graduate of James Madison University, and a 1991 graduate of University of Virginia School of Law.
As one of the earliest ethics officers in the industry, Carrie previously served four years as deputy director of the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association, now ECI. A scientist by training, she developed and directed the first corporate-wide global ethics program at Westinghouse Electric Corporation between 1994 and 1999. Carrie now leads NAVEX’s risk management processes and oversees its internal ethics and compliance program.
Carrie has extensive client-facing risk and compliance consulting experience, including more than 15 years as an adviser to boards and executive teams. Carrie was awarded the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Compliance 2020 by Compliance Week magazine. In 2017, she received the ECI’s Carol R. Marshall Award for Innovation in Corporate Ethics for an extensive career contributing to the advancement of the ethics and compliance field worldwide.
Cari Robinson is the founder of Black Dog Advisory, LLC, and provides consulting services in areas including: organizational transformation, risk and governance, cybersecurity preparedness, compliance and regulatory issues. Cari was the Executive Vice President, General Counsel at Revlon, where she oversaw Revlon’s worldwide legal affairs and security team. Prior to joining Revlon, Cari was the Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Investigations & Cybersecurity at IBM, where she led a global team responsible for handling internal investigations, regulatory matters, cybersecurity incidents and data breaches. Her previous position at IBM was as Associate General Counsel, Litigation, where she managed white collar and commercial litigation matters worldwide. Prior to joining IBM, Cari was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division for the Southern District of New York, and before that, she was an associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell. Cari graduated from Emory University School of Law and from Vassar College.
Tim Rosebrock serves as the Biltmore Company’s Vice President of Compliance & Legal Services. With 25 years at Biltmore, Mr. Rosebrock collaborates with teams across the company to preserve and protect the company, its property, and its outstanding people. Tim leads teams to provide the organization with legal services, implement risk management programs, build strong government relations efforts, and establish long-range corporate social responsibility goals.
Jose Valenzuela is a Privacy Officer at the Agency Compliance Office (ACO) with the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA). He is passionate about using data analysis to mitigate risk identifying and addressing patterns, trends, anomalies, and signals that are otherwise invisible. For over twelve years, he has worked in several HHSA data departments implementing high-quality reporting and interactive dashboards. Before joining ACO, Mr. Valenzuela led the data team at the HHSA Office of Business Intelligence, where he worked on high-priority, high-visibility projects, such as assisting with data analysis and reporting of the COVID-19 pandemic testing and vaccination efforts.
Dr. Myra Vandervelde serves as Deloitte’s Global Ethics Learning Leader with responsibilities to serve as a cultural change agent by implementing ethics and integrity across the talent lifecycle. Myra leads collaborative and multidisciplinary global teams to deliver an impactful and strategic ethics program including implementing the Integrity Imperative learning initiative across the Deloitte network. She brings over 22 years of professional, results-driven experience leading innovative solutions to build leadership capabilities and cultivate a culture of ethics and integrity.
Myra holds a B.S. from Vanderbilt University, a M.A. and Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Regent University, and a certification in Executive Leadership Coaching from Transformational Leadership Coaching. She resides in Norfolk, Virginia with her husband and four grown children.
Dan has two decades of experience overseeing membership, marketing and customer support functions in the nonprofit sector. He has successfully led initiatives to increase global membership, strengthen engagement and develop new products and services to meet member demand.
At ECI, Dan leads the member services team. His focus is driving membership strategy, enhancing member experience, program development and membership growth. In addition, Dan oversees the ECI Career Center, Working Groups, the High-Quality Program (HQP) Assessment, Elevating Ethics & Compliance (E2C) Training and Leadership Professional in Ethics and Compliance (LPEC) certification programs.
Prior to joining ECI, Dan held leadership positions at the National Business Officers Association (NBOA), the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), Public Technology Institute (PTI) and American String Teachers Association (ASTA).
Dan holds a Bachelor of Philosophy Degree from Miami University and Master of Science Degree in Marketing from Johns Hopkins University. He holds the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) where he as has also served as a volunteer leader on the Marketing Section Council.