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Joseph A. SpinelliSenior Managing DirectorAnkura

Joseph A. Spinelli is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura, based in New York. He has been a preeminent leader in multiple fields, including white collar crime investigations, anti-bribery and corruption, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) risk management, monitorships, and criminal investigations. He served as the first ever inspector general of New York State, and a special agent in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). In addition, he has served as a national partner in charge for several practices at a Big Four firm.


Matthew A. JacksonPartnerBarack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP

Matt advises domestic and international companies on mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures. He represents clients in capital raising and financing transactions, such as public offerings, private equity transactions and debt financings. Matt’s practice also encompasses securities law compliance and disclosure matters, including reporting under the Securities Exchange Act. In addition, he has experience in shareholder control, buy-sell arrangements and other corporate formation matters for emerging businesses.


Dr. Ian HowellsChief Marketing OfficerArgyle Data

Dr. Ian Howells, the Chief Marketing Officer at Argyle Data, is a passionate technologist and serial entrepreneur with over 25 years experience building successful technology companies through IPO and acquisition. Prior to joining Argyle Data, Ian held senior marketing roles at Documentum from its early days through to IPO, SeeBeyond through its IPO and acquisition by Sun, Alfresco from a startup to the largest private open source company in the world, StorSimple, acquired by Microsoft, and Couchbase through a period of 400% growth. Ian has a Ph.D. in distributed databases and has published a number of papers and contributed to books on related topics. Ian has a passion for applying big data analytics techniques to marketing and open source. He previously penned the blog “Open Source Hearts and Minds” for Computerworld and is a frequent contributor to Fraud & Technology Wire.


Dr. John K. WeatherspoonPatent Attorney & Director of Intellectual PropertyBibby, McWilliams & Kearney, PLLC

Dr. John Weatherspoon is a Patent Attorney and the Director of Intellectual Property at Bibby, McWilliams & Kearney, PLLC. He practices intellectual property law, commercial transactions, and complex litigation. Dr. Weatherspoon is a very experienced business, corporate, and intellectual property attorney with extensive experience advising corporate legal departments, universities, emerging and mid-stage companies, and numerous other clients. Dr. Weatherspoon has extensive experience counseling clients on developing their intellectual property portfolios, preparation, prosecution and management of patent portfolios, intellectual property counseling, enforcing intellectual property rights through licensing, litigation, or settlement, providing competitor intelligence, as well as conducting patentability analysis, freedom to operate, infringement assessments, patent validity, and product clearance analyses for commercial and research activities. In addition, he has in-depth experience with technology transfer, patent appeals and oppositions, and counseling on corporate matters.


Terry DunneManaging DirectorMillennium Trust Company

Terry Dunne is the Managing Director of the Rollover Solutions Group at Millennium Trust Company with responsibility for the development of Millennium’s comprehensive automatic rollover product.

With over 35 years sales and marketing experience in the financial services industry, Terry has been published by several organizations including the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries (ASPPA), Sage’s Compensation & Benefits Review, and International Foundation for Employee Benefits Plans on a number of retirement plan topics including plan terminations, locating missing plan participants, un-cashed checks, and de-risking of DB Plans.


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