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Darren Moore – Appriss

Darren Moore left his previous position as an in-house M&A attorney because he wanted to return to be a generalist again. Naturally, one of his first big projects for his new employer was a transformative acquisition. “Shame on me for trying something new,” Moore says with a laugh. As chief legal officer for Appriss, he […]

Eric Gross – Sapphire Digital

Few things frighten Americans like unexpected health care expenses. A 2018 Kaiser Family Foundation poll found 67 percent of respondents worry about unexpected medical bills more than they worry about prescription drug costs, insurance deductibles, or even paying for rent, food and gas. Though Eric Gross can’t prevent those bills from occurring, he’s helping people […]

Michael Acedo – OpenText Corp.

The business world trends toward paperless, but not without risk. Each week seems to bring forth more news of data breaches and ransomware. Michael Acedo reminds that the Canadian-headquartered, cloud-based information management specialist OpenText Corp., is well-prepared to manage content or unstructured data for its private and public sector clientele both securely and to help […]

Adrienne Valencia Garcia – IBM

Active at legal and business get-togethers, Adrienne Valencia Garcia can find her audience initially befuddled with what’s become a favored truism: “More organic food is sold than grown.” By this, she means that produce labeling can be deceptive. It takes many years for an organic farm to be fully operational from seeds to produce to […]

Jefferson V. Wright – Telos Corporation

Quite the unique employer, Jefferson V. Wright used to say about Telos Corp., the cybersecurity and info security company where he’s been general counsel and executive vice president since 2012. Clients include some of the most security-conscious organizations, among them the Pentagon, intelligence agencies, Homeland Security, the FBI and State Department, as well as large […]

Jaclyn Walliser – InfoSystems

It looked like an email from the boss. It had the same address and asked for information you’ve provided before—files or information vital to closing a deal or even a funds transfer request. So you dropped what you’re doing and responded, quickly attaching files and hitting send, showing again how you can shift priorities in […]

Emma Channing — Satis Group LLC

Emma Channing says about 70 percent of Americans have less than $5,000 in their 401(k) accounts—and that’s not OK. In fact, the CEO and general counsel of Satis Group says the numbers amount to a ticking time bomb. The casualties? They’re more likely to be women—and those earning less income. That situation is among the […]

Mitch Bompey – Addepar

In the world of investment, tracking the performance of a portfolio can be one of the biggest challenges to managing it. Markets fluctuate, interest rates change, earnings reports ebb and flow and information abounds. Aggregation tools are essential for independent wealth advisers, but the data filling those graphs and pie charts, such as share prices […]

Stewart Byrne – Citrix

After 30 years in the business, there’s one concept that still resonates with Stewart Byrne. Simplicity. After all, life with technology should be easier he says To that end, simplifying the customer purchase experience is the focus for Byrne, vice president and regional general counsel for the Americas for the multinational Florida technology company. “Our […]

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