Speakers

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Bonnie Butlin

Bonnie Butlin

Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Security Partners’​ Forum (SPF)

Bonnie is Co-Founder of the Security Partners’ Forum (SPF), the first-of-its-kind agile international network of security professionals, bridging all domains and disciplines of security. Under the SPF banner she created the Women in Security and Resilience Alliance (WISECRA - which engages a growing network of women in security and resilience…
Brian Claman

Brian Claman

As a security professional with over 30 years of public protection & corporate security experience, Brian Claman is a security generalist, possessing an extensive background in security operations, risk management and investigations.Brian has been with GWL Realty Advisors since 2006, where he serves as it Director, National Security & Life…
Claudiu Popa

Claudiu Popa

Claudiu Popa is the president and CEO of Informatica Corporation. He is widely recognized as one of Canada’s most qualified experts on security and privacy, accredited by the industry’s top certification bodies, actively leading independent research projects, and acting as interim information executive, privacy leader and chief security officer for…
Colin Bodbyl

Colin Bodbyl

Chief Technology Officer of UCIT Online Security and Stealth Monitoring

As Chief Technology Officer of UCIT Online Security and Stealth Monitoring, Colin Bodbyl is responsible for managing the company’s complete technology architecture across their nine North American offices and three video monitoring centers. Prior to joining UCIT, Colin owned and operated Zeecure Inc., a product consulting firm specializing in video…
Graham Wood

Graham Wood

CEO of Fluent Home

Graham Wood is the CEO of Fluent Home, an Edmonton, Alta.-based alarm and security company with offices in 16 U.S. states and all across Canada. He has over eight years of experience in the security industry and has worked for two of the largest and most prominent security organizations: Apx…
John E. Mack III

John E. Mack III

Executive Vice President, Co-Head of Investment Banking and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Imperial Capital

John E. Mack III is Executive Vice President, Co-Head of Investment Banking and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions at Imperial Capital. Based in the Los Angeles office, Mr. Mack joined Imperial Capital in 2008 as part of the firm’s acquisition of certain assets of USBX Inc., an investment banking firm…
Luciano Cedrone

Luciano Cedrone

Certified Protection Professional (CPP)

Luciano Cedrone is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) whose 20 year career includes work in both public and private sectors. Luciano’s career started in primary response with the York Regional Police Service and included training new recruits as a Coach Officer and the Criminal Investigations Bureau before he moved into…
Mahesh Saptharishi

Mahesh Saptharishi

Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President, Avigilon

Dr. Mahesh Saptharishi has more than 17 years of experience developing intelligent video analytics technology as well as software and camera hardware specifically for the security industry. As Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Saptharishi is responsible for driving innovation in Avigilon’s product and intellectual property portfolios, identifying strategic technology capabilities, and…
Mike Chaudhary

Mike Chaudhary

CEO of Alarm Guard Security Services

Mike Chaudhary is the CEO of Alarm Guard Security Services, the only Master Dealer of ADT Canada, based in Toronto, ON. He has over 25 years of experience in the security industry. Mike has a strong engineering background with a Masters of Technology in Instrumentation. He started off by teaching…
Neil Sutton

Neil Sutton

Editor of Canadian Security magazine and SP&T News

Neil Sutton, editor of Canadian Security magazine and SP&T News, has more than 20 years experience in business-to-business publishing. He has written about both IT and physical security issues throughout his career, with a recent focus on the forces that are making those two disciplines more closely aligned than ever…
Peter Martin

Peter Martin

President & CEO of AFIMAC Global

Peter Martin is the President & CEO of AFIMAC Global, a company which for more than 30 years, has offered emergency response, strike security, travel risk management and other elite security services to image conscious companies across the globe. AFIMAC prides itself on partnering with their clients to protect people…
Ted Reid

Ted Reid

President, Paladin Technologies

Ted Reid is the president of Paladin Technologies, where he spearheads the company’s development and implementation of strategic, leading-edge operating practices.Since joining Paladin Security in 2006, Ted has demonstrated his ability to deliver superior growth through acquisitions, geographic expansion and expanding the service offering of the technology division. Paladin Security…
Tim Saunders

Tim Saunders

Chief Business Development Officer at G4S Canada

Tim Saunders, Chief Business Development Officer at G4S Canada, has over 17 years of experience in executive sales positions. At G4S, Tim is responsible for organic growth and maintaining strategic vertical solutions to national clients.G4S is the world's leading global, integrated security company specializing in the delivery of security and…
Veronica M. Kitchen

Veronica M. Kitchen

Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Waterloo and the Balsillie School of International Affairs

Veronica M. Kitchen is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Waterloo and the Balsillie School of International Affairs. She researches security governance across the global/local divide with a commitment to translating critical perspective into policy relevant analysis. She researches co-operation in national security policing, integration in counter-terrorism…
Victor Goodman

Victor Goodman

President & CEO, INKAS® Security Services Ltd.

Victor Goodman is the President and CEO of INKAS® Security Services Ltd. Victor is a goal oriented senior executive with extensive revenue growth achievements in premium brand organizations including Brookfield Asset Management, IBM Algorithmics, CIBC Wood Gundy and Brinks Inc. His proven track record of innovation and execution through a…
Victor Harding

Victor Harding

Victor Harding started his business, Harding Security Services Inc., in 2009. Its focus is to help owners in all parts of the security business value or buy or sell other security companies. Over a period of more than 20 years, Victor has helped closed many deals , first for two…