David is an Ohio attorney who focuses his practice on Cybersecurity and Technology Law. He is also a co-owner of the Cincinnati-based technology consulting firm, SpliceNet, Inc. David advises businesses on issues regarding Incident Response Planning, Trade Secret Planning & Protection, Technology Agreements, and Social Media Law.
J.Paul Haynes is a professional engineer with a 25-year entrepreneurial track record of success. J.Paul has led eSentire to 20 times its size since joining the company in late 2010. His business acumen, in-depth understanding of technology and strong leadership has made him a respected and reliable voice on the topic of cybersecurity in North America and Europe. He holds both a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Engineering from the University of Guelph and is a proud alumni, currently serving on the Industrial Advisory Board for the University of Guelph’s School of Engineering and the Board of Innovation Guelph.
John C. Welch is the Assistant Director of Technology Services for the Northwest Regional Datacenter at The Florida State University. He has been a long-time speaker at many IT-focused Apple conferences, written or helped write three books in the Apple IT space, along with far too many magazine and website articles to count. He has been dealing with all things Macintosh since the Lisa, and has been involved with networking and the Mac in IT for over twenty years. It is rumored that he has non-computer parts of his life as well, such as his son, Alex, his amazingly talented wife, Melissa, his guitar, and a long involvement with Korean Martial Arts.
Coughlin has 12 years of experience of working in the digital marketing space with core competencies in marketing analytics consulting, search engine optimization, social media, global paid search management, and video production.
Throughout his career, Coughlin gained a wide range of knowledge and experience working with global companies in almost every industry, including Sony Music, SAP, Four Seasons Hotels, Humana, and Boston Globe.
With a bachelor¹s degree from Boston University, Coughlin is the owner of Digital Blue Creative, a full-service digital advertising agency in Boston.
Learn about the Consumer Technology Association Foundation including some of the projects they support to use technology to empower older adults and people with disabilities. We will also learn about their recent study on the active aging market. Additionally hear about some of the hot trends in technology and how they will impact our ability to live longer, healthier, more independent lives.
Steve Ewell is the executive director of the Consumer Technology Association Foundation, a charitable foundation with the mission of linking seniors and people with disabilities with technology that can enhance their lives. Prior to joining the CTA Foundation he served in other nonprofit leadership roles. He was managing director of the InfraGard National Members Alliance, a public private partnership with the FBI focused on promoting and developing critical infrastructure protection.Steve graduated cum laude from Drew University with a Bachelors of Arts and earned his MBA and Masters in information and telecommunications systems from Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School.
Consulting veteran Mike Meikle navigates the turbulent and murky world of management and information technology consulting. As an entrepreneur who has run two consulting firms, Corporate Consigliere Mike Meikle provides strategic, technological and management solutions for his clients.
Mr. Meikle has over fifteen years of experience within the public and private sector across multiple industries. He has significant education and practical experience in strategic planning, risk, security, compliance and operations methodologies. Certifications he holds include Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Six Sigma Green Belt and a host of others.
Keith McMillen is the CEO of BeBop Sensors in Berkeley, California. The company provides sensor solutions for Original Equipment Manufacturers, ranging from complete wireless solutions to custom apps. The company evolved from McMillen’s company, Keith McMillen Instruments, which builds electronic musical instruments and stage equipment, which includes the smart fabric. In 2015, BeBop Sensors was named as one of the best pieces of technology to come out of the IDTechEX Show, and received Frost & Sullivan’s 2015 Technology Innovation Award.