Michael A. DaGrossa, CISSP, CEH, GCFA, CCE
Michael is a recognized expert in the field, with over 20 years’ experience in information security and investigations. Michael’s professional experience includes several leadership positions in the medical, public accounting, technology, finance, and pharmaceutical industries. During his time with AIG he designed the IT Risk Management group for the Personal Lines Division. At Clifton Gunderson, Michael created and led the Information Security Solutions group under the assurance umbrella. Building from his experience Michael created a Risk Organization, ION Risks, with over 20 employees and targeted, high profile clients. In September 2012 ionRISK had been acquired by Essex technology Group, one of IBM’S few premier partners. He was asked to join Essextec as Vice President of Business Risk Services and CISO to lead a strategic initiative for the future placement of the company, their clients and partners. He has led and worked numerous fraud and other investigations some very notable. While in the corporate world, he developed and implemented security programs, compliance programs, disaster recovery, business continuity, digital forensics and technical security assessments. Michael recently left his Global Information Security and Compliance position with Amber Road to start another organization, Risk Alchemy, focusing on risk, privacy and security utilizing both Human and Artificial Intelligence. Michael has been assisting several organizations around Artificial Intelligence and its impacts on security and risk through deep learning and predictive modeling.
With over 32 years of IT experience, Glenn has a diverse skill set with hands-on expertise in hardware, software, network, security, data center operations, systems engineering, and software engineering. Glenn was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Amber Road, Inc., an independent, publicly-traded, US-based software company with employees and offices in the U.S., India, China, and Germany. As CIO Glenn Gorman was responsible for Amber Road’s global cloud hosting and IT infrastructure and operations, corporate-wide IT, disaster recovery, business continuity, data privacy, and the company’s global information security management program. Glenn was responsible for establishing and maintaining Amber Road’s SOC 2 and GDPR programs and setting the company’s NIST/ISO27001 based information security policies. Before CIO, Glenn was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Amber Road, responsible for the company’s software engineering and quality assurance departments. Before Amber Road, Glenn worked for Management Dynamics and Celarix as CTO and IBM serving as a liaison between the field support and IBM’s development labs.