1. Bob Koszkalda, Key Bank
2. William (Bill) Schwartz, Applied Industrial
3. Jeff Zabukosec, Professional Solutions
4. Ken Stasiak, SecureState
5. Vince Cossel, Avery Dennison
6. Tom Nuedenberger, realtime North America Inc.,
Vince Cossel is the Director of Worldwide IT Internal Audit & Business Controls at Avery Dennison. In his current role, Vince has global responsibility for assessing Avery's IT risk, overseeing the IT related planning & budgeting process, managing the deployment and work performed by his Worldwide IT Audit staff, and representing the company on matters related to IT auditing. Vince's background includes a blend of both industry and Big 4 experience. At Ernst & Young he was associated with their Technology and Security Risk Services Practice (TSRS). As a TSRS professional, Vince served a number of clients, helping them assess and manage IT related risks from both an external and internal audit outsourcing perspective. Vince is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). He holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Engineering and Accounting, Masters of Business Administration degree in Finance, and is a member of the Northeast Ohio chapters of ISACA and the Institute of Internal Auditors.
Thomas Neudenberger is the Chief Operating Officer of realtime North America Inc., a subsidiary of a 20 year old European software consulting firm that specializes in SAP implementations. Mr. Neudenberger is in charge of North and South American operations. He holds a business degree from a private commercial business college in Germany. His prior assignments include Assistant Manager of a chain of marketing firms in former East Germany, Director for Partner Channels and world-wide Vice President of Sales for the Bavarian Company, and Vice President of Business Development of a Pittsburgh "start up" company. Besides being a registered soccer coach, Mr. Neudenberger is widely recognized as a speaker, writer and expert on identity management solutions for SAP. He is a member of the Silicon Trust, an international association for security solutions.
Liv A. Watson is the Vice President of XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) at EDGAR Online Inc. (Nasdaq: EDGR). Her primary responsibility is to develop short and long-term strategies for implementing XBRL capabilities and functionality into EDGAR's products and services. Ms. Watson has been instrumental in the creation of XBRL International's framework for the financial and business reporting supply chain. She has made presentations on XBRL to a wide range of audiences ranging from organizations in various countries that regulate the accounting profession to Fortune 500 firms. Because of her internationally recognized expertise, she speaks with authority about XBRL's benefits, potential applications, and broad adoption. Ms. Watson has written articles on the subject for several journals, including Strategic Finance. Her prior assignments include managing partner with Gaither Technologies LLC, fifteen years in film and television production, multimedia training, and IT consulting in the public and private sector, and leader of a government project that automated and streamlined records systems for counties across the nation.
Michael E. Whitman , Ph.D., CISSP, is Professor of Information Systems at Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia, where he is also the Director of the KSU Center for Information Security Education and the Coordinator of the Bachelor of Science in Information Security and Assurance program - the first program of its kind in the University System of Georgia. In 2004, under his direction, the Center for Information Security Education spearheaded KSU's successful bid for the prestigious National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education awarded jointly by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency. Dr. Whitman is an active researcher in Information Security Policy and Curriculum Development, Ethical Computing and Information Systems Research Methods. He currently teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Information Security, Local Area Networks, and Data Communications. Dr. Whitman has authored four information security textbooks and has published articles in Information Systems Research, the Communications of the ACM, the Journal of International Business Studies, Information and Management, and the Journal of Computer Information Systems. Dr. Whitman is the chair of the Human Firewall Council, and holds memberships in the Computer Security Institute, the Association for Computing Machinery, the Information Systems Security Association, and the Association for Information Systems.