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Joe Torre

One of the Greatest Managers in Baseball History

With four World Series titles as the manager of the New York Yankees to his name, Joe Torre is widely regarded as one of the most successful baseball managers of all time. The Hall of Fame skipper also had a remarkable 18-season playing career, which included the 1971 NL MVP Award and nine All-Star Game appearances. From 2011-2020, Torre worked for Major League Baseball as Chief Baseball Officer, overseeing on-field operations, discipline and umpiring. He has co-authored three books: The Yankee Years, Chasing the Dream: My Lifelong Journey to the World Series, and Joe Torre’s Ground Rules for Winners: 12 Keys to Managing Team Players, Tough Bosses, Setbacks, and Success. Torre is the Chairman of the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation, which he and his wife, Ali, launched in 2002. The Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation's mission is to develop educational programs that will end the cycle of domestic violence and save lives. Torre currently resides in the Greater New York City area.

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Kim Crawford Goodman

Chief Executive Officer,

Kim Crawford Goodman is the Chief Executive Officer at Smarsh. She is focused on scaling the organization’s operations and capacity to deliver an extraordinary customer experience. Before joining Smarsh, Kim was the Head of Payments and Risk Solutions at Fiserv, Inc., a Fortune 500 company. There, she provided executive leadership for the company’s bill payment, prepaid, and financial and risk management solutions businesses, with additional accountability for digital payments. With more than 25 years’ experience, she has held key leadership positions with many of the largest brands across financial services and technology, including American Express, Worldpay US, Dell, and Bain & Company. <Kim has extensive experience with global, complex businesses, requiring strategic customer relationships, a deep understanding of critical business drivers, and effective engagement of a large, distributed workforce. Kim holds degrees from Stanford University and the Harvard Business School.

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Goutam Nadella

Chief Product Officer,

Goutam Nadella is the Chief Product Officer at Smarsh. He focuses on turning emerging technologies into valuable, transformative solutions for our clients. In his role, Goutam guides the product development strategy and helps tailor Smarsh solutions for different segments, both large and small, of a global market. He brings a deep understanding of technology and capital markets and a passion for designing, developing, and bringing innovative products to market. Goutam started his career at Goldman Sachs as a product manager, where he led and managed the design and development of various products across all aspects of electronic trading. He then served formative senior executive roles at REDI, a Goldman Sachs spinoff, and Symphony, a leading secure, cloud-based communication, and content sharing platform company. At both companies, he drove the development of new solutions from inception and scaled them to successful business. Goutam holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology and a Masters in Computer Engineering from The University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Tom Padgett

General Manager, Enterprise,

Tom Padgett is the General Manager of the Smarsh Enterprise business. He previously served as Chief Revenue Officer for Smarsh between 2020 and 2022. Tom came to Smarsh from SAP where, most recently, he held the position of SVP and General Manager of Ariba. Prior to that, he held roles that included SVP and Head of Leonardo & Analytics, as well as COO of Analytics. Tom joined SAP following his previous success scaling similar B2B organizations to impressive compound annual growth rates of 40% and higher. He also served as Group Vice President at Oracle after it acquired BigMachines, where he was SVP for Worldwide Sales and Alliances. Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Indiana University Bloomington.

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Brandon Carl

Executive VP,
Product Strategy,

Brandon Carl is Executive Vice President of Product Strategy at Smarsh, where he oversees the company's competitive and commercial strategy across the Enterprise product portfolio. Brandon previously served as Digital Reasoning's Chief Product Officer and Head of Engineering, where he conceived and brought to market Cognition, the company's acclaimed AI Platform, co-created their Applied Machine Learning team, and led the Applied Research team. He spent the first half of his career working in the capital markets, initially in interest rate derivative sales at Bank of America before moving to global macroeconomics and trend forecasting at Nomura Securities.

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Robert Cruz

VP, Information Governance,

Robert Cruz is Vice President, Information Governance for Smarsh. He has more than 20 years of experience in providing thought leadership on emerging topics including risk management, regulatory compliance, and e-discovery cost and information governance. He holds an MBA from the Stanford University of Graduate School of Business.

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McKinley Thompson

Sr. Manager, Partner Marketing,

As the Head of Partner Marketing at Smarsh, McKinley is responsible for leading the program strategy and execution of marketing and enablement initiatives that support the organization’s rapidly growing partner ecosystem and drive incremental growth. McKinley’s experience includes the acquisition, launch, activation, and growth of a broad range of partnerships including strategic alliances, large VAR channels, ISVs, distributors, systems integrators, and advisory firms. McKinley is an active member of the Women of the Channel Leadership Network and the American Marketing Association.

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Blane Warrene

VP, Product Management,

Blane Warrene serves as Vice President of Product Management at Smarsh, responsible for the delivery of the Capture portfolio of products. He has spent his career in financial services at the intersection of compliance and technology, working in progressive technical and management roles for CBIZ, ING, Pacific Life and others. He also founded and sold a social media archiving solution built for financial services. Blane lives and works in the Research Triangle in North Carolina as well as serving as a Board Member for the Dennison Railroad Depot Museum.

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Max Baez

Senior Product Manager, Compliance,

Max is a Senior Product Manager at Slack based in New York, focused on Compliance. In his role, he builds features in Slack to support the needs of legal teams, including eDiscovery integrations, retention policies, legal holds, information barriers, and more. He has worked in enterprise software for the last ten years with a focus on helping organizations comply with local rules and regulations.

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Allen Brandt

Chief Privacy Officer,

Allen is an attorney who has merged his technical skills with delivering practical data protection and privacy advice to his in-house clients. He brings extensive data privacy subject matter expertise along with experience in the technology and information industries to work with businesses and policy makers to form practical solutions for today’s global data economy. His experience includes integrating privacy awareness and implementation throughout an organization. He created policies for IT and cloud computing, research standards, device and social media, and privacy training, in addition to executive level briefings on the impact of existing and proposed privacy regulations. He is the author of a number of industry rules enhancing confidentiality and security of data that are required by thousands of firms. Allen is a frequent industry speaker due to his extensive global experience and to illustrate how data protection and security can be implemented into organizations of all sizes. Allen is a CIPP and a Fellow in Information Privacy from the International Association of Privacy Professionals. with experience in data protection and privacy both domestically and internationally. He was also the Director of the GMAC MET Fund, a philanthropic effort to address current issues impacting graduate management and graduate business education and oversaw the awarding of over USD $10 million in global education grants.

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Abishek Chaki

Senior Manager, Technology Consulting,

Abhishek Chaki is a New York-based Senior Manager in Ernst & Young's consulting practice who leads Risk and Regulatory Compliance Technology client services. He has over 18 years of experience in the industry serving capital markets, retail, asset management, and banking clients in trade surveillance, electronic trading controls, e-communications archival, surveillance, AML, and sanctions screening. He specializes in large-scale transformation of legacy regulatory solutions to modern infrastructure, including vendor products. Abhishek also leads EY's Non-financial Regulatory Reporting services, including equities, fixed income, and derivatives reporting and archival. Abhishek's experience in the risk and regulatory domain spans across global jurisdictions, with the most experience at financial institutions handling SEC, CFTC, NFA, FCA, HKMA, and ASIC regulatory obligations. In his recent efforts, Abhishek is exploring innovative technologies to solve risk and regulatory problems for EY's clients bringing higher efficiencies, improved risk coverage, and providing horizontal solutions for a swath of front-line and second-line compliance needs.

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Jude Fils-Aime

Managing Partner, Enterprise Security,


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John Kain

Head of Banking & Capital Markets,
AWS Financial Services

John leads Worldwide Business & Market Development for Banking and Capital Markets at Amazon Web Services (AWS). He works with customers to help them transform their existing businesses and bring new, innovative solutions to market by leveraging AWS services. John has more than 20 years of experience developing solutions for financial institutions. Prior to joining AWS, he led key programs for J.P. Morgan, Nasdaq, and two venture-backed financial technology companies. John holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.

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Anthony Karoleski

Head of E-Communications Surveillance,

Anthony is a Director serving as Head of E-Communications Surveillance within Surveillance, Monitoring & Testing. He is an E-Communications Surveillance expert with over 20 years experience including voice and E-Communications at both Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank. In his previous role as the Americas Communications Surveillance Lead at Deutsche Bank, Anthony was responsible for management of the Americas region surveillance program, inclusive of strategic projects and initiatives related to the voice and e-communications surveillance program. Anthony led implementations across electronic and voice communications surveillance platforms using next generation technologies. Additionally, Anthony led training of first line and second line team members to improve investigation skills and their identification of red flags. Other responsibilities included, coordinating and responding to all regulatory inquiries regarding the firm’s communications surveillance program, assessing all firm applications and communications initiatives for compliance with regulatory retention and surveillance obligations, performing supervisory reviews of alerts for accuracy by surveillance team members and developing new surveillances, as required. Prior to that, Anthony managed the Americas Team of Compliance Officers at Goldman Sachs Group across the Jersey City and Salt Lake City offices with coverage of the Operations, Technology, Finance, Risk, Services, Human Resources, Legal and Audit divisions. Anthony launched an E-Surveillance program for coverage areas, inclusive of proactive email-based controls for higher risk teams to minimize on data leakage events and served as the Program Manager and Working Group Chair of the firm’s Regulatory Voice Recording Program. Anthony led conduct related investigations and also managed Compliance Division’s efforts to ensure compliance with the new GDPR regulation.

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Guy Levit


Guy has served as TeleMessage’s CEO since July 2002 after co-founding TeleMessage in 1999. Prior to his current position he held various sales, marketing and operational positions within the company. From 1996 until 1999, Guy served as the head of the planning and development of one of the IDF’s Intelligence elite technical units. In this role Mr. Levit was in charge of project management, budgets, and the design, development, implementation and maintenance of organizational, managerial and logistical information systems. Mr. Levit holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology and an MBA from Tel Aviv University.

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Rob Mara

Ernst & Young

Rob Mara is a New York-based Principal in Ernst & Young’s consulting practice who leads the Risk & Regulatory Compliance Technology and Operations practice. He has over 20 years of experience in the industry, serving capital markets, retail, asset management, and banking clients in the areas of sanctions, AML, brokerage compliance, enterprise compliance, reporting, and fraud management as well as engagements with self-regulatory organizations and regulators.
Rob has led assessments and transformation projects across multiple aspects of regulatory compliance programs for large, global, regional, and specialty banks and other non-bank financial institutions in response to regulatory mandates, annual assessments, and program improvement initiatives. These have included institutions regulated by a variety of US and foreign regulators including the OCC, FRB, FDIC, FINRA, SEC, CFTC, HKMA, MAS, IIROC, FCA, AUSTRAC, OSFI and multiple other agencies.
Rob’s more recent experience includes evaluating and mitigating the impact of new technologies and products in the compliance and risk space.

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Lisa Nieliwocki

Executive Director, Conduct Program and Product Owner,
Morgan Stanley

Lisa Flavin Nieliwocki is an Executive Director in Morgan Stanley’s Compliance Information Controls and Head of Communications Monitoring Compliance, overseeing the Firm’s e-communications supervision program globally. Lisa has also been active in Morgan Stanley’s Legal and Compliance Division Diversity and Inclusion Network, the New York City Bar Association Committee on Recruitment and Retention of Lawyers, and the Georgetown University Alumni Admissions Program. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Lisa served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Internet Bureau of the Office of the New York State Attorney General, a legal and compliance associate at Morgan Joseph, and an associate in the litigation departments of Holland & Knight LLP and Ladas & Parry LLP, where she focused on intellectual property as well as general commercial litigation. Lisa earned a B.S.F.S. from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

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Glenn O'Donnell

VP, Research Director,

Glenn leads the team researching automation and technology operations, with his fingers in multiple technology dimensions. He is widely regarded as a top thought leader in technology development and operations, automation, and the broader social implications of technology evolution. His own current research themes focus on modern technology operations, business process and technology automation, and semiconductors. His focuses his extensive technology industry experience on helping others discover unorthodox paths to innovation. He revels in fighting the status quo and finding comfort outside his comfort zone.

Glenn has been a technology innovator since 1980. Prior to joining Forrester, Glenn was a major force in transforming EMC's resource management software business as a marketing lead and strategic contributor. He is also a former IT operations analyst at META Group. He spent two decades in various companies within the Bell System, including Western Electric, Bell Labs, AT&T, and, finally, Lucent Technologies, where he held increasingly influential roles in technology development, IT operations, and enterprise architecture.

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Al Park

Sr. Managing Director, Technology,
FTI Consulting

Al Park specializes in the oversight of technology solutions to address risk and compliance for global corporations and firms. He brings more than 20 years of experience leading organizations in heavily regulated sectors in emerging technologies, data and digital trends, with a specialization in industries including financial services, energy, life sciences and technology. Mr. Park is focused on working closely with legal departments, compliance officers and information technology leaders to build new capabilities and offerings that mitigate risk and strengthen compliance through technology and data.
Mr. Park advises compliance, legal and business functions with approaches to building custom applications and solutions-focused platforms that provide visual reporting and information access. He also advises multinational organizations on how to apply business intelligence, data management and data analytics best practices in compliance and regulatory reporting. Mr. Park has supported clients with independent DOJ monitorships, understanding new regulatory-driven requirements and instilling appropriate governance and best practices across people, process and technology.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Park was the Global Technology Consulting leader for an international risk consultancy, Control Risks. He supported numerous international investigations, DOJ/SEC matters, civil/criminal actions involving global companies and worked with legal and compliance clients throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia. He was formerly the Managing Director in charge of Data Analytics and Custom Solutions at Navigant Consulting, specializing in litigation and disputes. Prior to Navigant, Mr. Park was a leader in various technology consultancies and a co-founder of high growth businesses. He started his career working in strategy, finance and economic matters involving complex litigation and government enforcement for KPMG LLP in New York and Arthur Andersen LLP in Washington, D.C. and San Francisco.

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Adi Regev

Group Product Manager,

Adi is the Group Product Manager for Financial Services and enterprise at Zoom. In this role, Adi is responsible for Zoom’s product strategy and roadmap for Finserv & Enterprise customers.

Adi is a Visual and Unified Communications veteran with more than 28 years of experience in the field. Adi has a unique combination of working on both the vendor side and on leading financial services IT organizations. Before Zoom, Adi held leading UC architecture and engineering roles at AIG and Bank of America. Prior, Adi was the VP of Products at Vidyo, leading the company’s visual communication product strategy and planning. Prior, Adi was with RADVISION (now Avaya), holding various leadership and engineering positions. Adi holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.

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