2019 CNP Expo® Keynote Sessions

Building Relationships with the Law Enforcement Community

MK Palamore


Thursday, May 23 8:45 – 10:00am


M. K. Palmore serves as the leader of the San Francisco FBI - Cyber Security Branch. His responsibilities include the strategic and tactical operational management of several teams of cyber intrusion investigators, computer scientists, analysts and digital forensics personnel charged with conducting and supporting investigations of cyber threat actors in both criminal and national security intrusion matters. Mr. Palmore’s leadership and investigative experiences include: Cyber Security, Crisis Management, Risk-Management Advisory and Counter-Terrorism. Mr. Palmore’s cyber security certifications include the ISACA – CISM, ISC2 – CISSP and the Carnegie Mellon University CISO Certificate. He earned a B.S. from the United States Naval Academy and a MBA from Pepperdine University where he currently serves as an adjunct professor in the Information Systems Department.

Demystifying Blockchain: How it Will Transform CNP Payments and Fraud Prevention

Samantha Radocchia

Thursday, May 23 | 8:45 AM – 10:00 AM

Samantha Radocchia, Co-Founder, Chronicled; Forbes 30 Under 30

Samantha “Sam” Radocchia is the co-founder of Chronicled, Inc., which leverages blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to deliver smart supply chain solutions. In 2018, Chronicled was named "San Francisco’s Best Tech Company" by SF Weekly; previous winners include Twitter and Google. Founded in late 2014, Chronicled has been a pioneer in interfacing physical asset and supply chain workflows with blockchain systems. During 2017, the company launched a project to bring security to supply chains for physical gold bullion and commodities. Also, in 2017, the company proved a method to privately record supply chain events on a blockchain ledger in partnership with major pharmaceuticals companies Pfizer, Genentech, McKesson, AmerisourceBergen, and Abbvie. Currently, Chronicled’s most active market verticals are pharmaceuticals, commodities, and precious metals and minerals.

Follow Sam on Twitter at @iamSamsterdam

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