Investorideas.com Security and Defense Conference adds New Speakers and Media Partners and Presenters
One Day Conference in New York and Online at Scribblelive.com Shares Insight into Trends and Opportunities including Biometrics, Biodefense and Cyber Security
New York, N.Y. - January 22, 2014 (www.investorideas.com newswire) Investorideas.com, an investor research and news portal covering leading sectors including technology and defense, announces new speakers and media partners for its upcoming Security and Defense Conference to be held in New York on March 11, 2014. Added to the growing list of speakers and presenters is Kris Tuttle Director of Research for SoundView Technology Group.
Media partners include SecuritySolutionsWatch.com, a breaking News site covering new security solutions and business trends, SecurityStockWatch.com for investors following the sector, www.Wallstreetcalendar.com , informing the institutional investment community, Australian Security Magazine ( http://www.australiansecuritymagazine.com.au/ ) Global Security Finance (www.globalsecurityfinance.com), an online daily news and data service covering the physical, cyber and identity security and defense sectors, and Hedge Connection ( https://www.hedgeconnection.com ), an interactive, web-based marketing tool available to hedge funds and investors.
Current speakers include Marty Martin, CEO of Crane & Crane Consulting, who also has a background with the CIA, NSA, and the U.S. Army, Scott Greiper, President and Founding Partner of Secure Strategy Group, Scott Sacknoff, President of Spade Defense Index (NYSE: ^DXS) .
The theme of the conference is game changing technologies, changing the face and the future of security.
“According to The Washington Post, biometrics might be the one to watch. In much the same way that 3D printing was an engineering resource that had remained under the radar for some time, biometric technology is one that has gathered more traction over the last few months. "
On March 11, 2014 Hear Industry Analysts, Industry Experts and Management of Leading Companies Discuss How Technology is Transforming the Future of Security
Over 15 Presenting Companies and 500 expected attendees
Commentary From Top Industry Experts, Government Officials and Analysts, Live and Online
Real Time Live Syndication Platform
Social Media Interaction
Extensive Media Coverage
Authentication Technology, Biometrics, Biodefense, Drones, Nanotechnology & Technology is evolving faster than we think!
This one day event (both live and online) will give investors and industry participants insight as to where to invest and the key trends to pay attention to.
Live conference attendance is free for industry experts, investors, media and service providers.
Kris Tuttle, SoundView Technology Group
Kris Tuttle is the Director of Research for SoundView Technology Group which focuses on researching and analyzing emerging public companies in new technology areas. Kris has 35 years of active participation in computing technologies including as an early designer and programmer of microcomputers, a researcher building artificial intelligence applications at Carnegie Mellon University and a career at IBM applying a range of advanced technologies to the most challenging business applications faced by Fortune 500 companies.
Starting in 1992 he has been applying this background to technology stock investing. After the original SoundView was acquired, ultimately by UBS and Charles Schwab, he founded his own firm in 2005 and renamed it SoundView after re-acquiring the SoundView trademarks. Today the firm is focused on advisory services, research and developing more internet-based research and information services.
Kris has a BS in Applied Math/Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA in Finance from the NYU Stern School of Business.
Marty Martin, CEO, Crane & Crane Consulting
Marty Martin has an accomplished career which includes service with the CIA, NSA, and the U.S. Army. He has developed invaluable insight, managerial experience, and relationships across the U.S. Government and many foreign governments and intelligence services at the highest levels. He is the CEO of Crane & Crane Consulting, LLC where he leads the firm's expansion and growth. He previously served as a Senior Executive for the International Oil Trading Company (IOTC), a multi-billion dollar enterprise with activities in Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Russia and the Caribbean. He also played a central role in HBO's Manhunt, a 2013 Emmy awarding winning documentary. Mr. Martin's experience includes over 29 years of U.S. Government service including U.S. Special Forces, the National Security Agency, and the CIA, culminating in several years as a member of the CIA's Senior Intelligence Service. From 2004 through 2007 he served as Chief of Station in a strategic country in the Middle East in one of the most senior assignments in the Near East Division. He managed a multi-million dollar budget, strategic programs, personnel, and families in high threat environment. His experience includes representing the CIA at the highest levels in foreign countries, the U.S. Executive Branch, the U.S. Congress, U.S. Military, on all intelligence and policy matters concerning the agency's operations. In 2002 he was selected by the Director of Central Intelligence as the senior executive and operational manager to lead the Agency's global effort to neutralize Al-Qaida. In that role, he interacted at the highest levels of the U.S Government, including the White House, FBI, Homeland Security, NSA, Congress, and various branches of the U.S. Military, on a daily basis. During this specific period the lion's share of the perpetrators of 9/11 were nullified.
Scott Greiper, President and Founding Partner of Secure Strategy Group
Mr. Greiper is the President and Founding Partner of Secure Strategy Group. He has had a distinguished 15-year career in the security and defense technology sectors as both a research analyst and investment banker, and is known as a thought leader in the industry. Before forming Secure Strategy Group, he was a Managing Director at Legend Merchant Group and Head of the firm's Convergent Security Group, which provided capital, strategic advisory and M&A services to growth companies in the security and defense technology markets. Previously, Mr. Greiper was a Principal and Senior Analyst at C. E. Unterberg, Towbin, where he covered public companies in the Global Security industry and was consistently ranked as one of the top analysts in the sector. He has worked with a range of industry leaders and is a frequent guest speaker and moderator at conferences and seminars across the country. Mr. Greiper attended the Executive MBA program at Columbia University and holds a B. A. in Economics from The University of Chicago. He is a member of the FBI InfraGard program, BENS (Business Executives for National Security), ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security) and NYSSA (New York Society for Security Analysts).
Scott Sacknoff, President, The Spade Defense Index
Mr. Scott Sacknoff is the Index Manager of the SPADE Defense Index (NYSE: ^DXS), the underlying index for the Powershares Aerospace & Defense ETF (NYSE: PPA). The SPADEÂ® Defense Index (NYSE: ^DXS) is a modified capitalization-weighted index comprised of publicly traded companies that benchmarks the performance of companies involved with defense, homeland security, and space. The Index is composed of more than 50 firms with representative business activities including: naval vessels, military aircraft, missiles and munitions, battlespace awareness, C4ISR, network centric warfare, homeland security including border security and biometric and screening systems, and space systems. Index values are distributed by the NYSEarca under the ticker 'DXS'. The Powershares Aerospace & Defense Portfolio ETF, designed to track the SPADE Defense Index, trades under the ticker 'PPA'. Historical data for the Index is available from 30 December 1997. The ETF was launched on 26 October 2005 and is highly liquid.
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