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Chris J. Snook is the Bestselling Author of Digital Sense, a Managing Partner at Launch Haus- a Venture Studio and Opportunity Zone Impact Fund, as well as the Chairman/Founder of World Tokenomic Forum and the Sandcastle Foundation. Snook speaks and writes on venture capital, private equity, opportunity zones, tokenomics/economics, customer experience, blockchain, entrepreneurship, and digital transformation in his blog, Wealth Matters 3.0 newsletter/blog.
Ira Winkler, CISSP is President of Secure Mentem and co-host of The Irari Report. He is considered one of the world’s most influential security professionals and has been named a modern-day James Bond by the business media by performing espionage simulations. Winkler is a recipient of the Hall of Fame award from the Information Systems Security Association, as well as several other prestigious industry awards. Most recently, CSO Magazine named Winkler a CSO Compass Award winner as The Awareness Crusader. He was recently elected the international president of the Information Systems Security Association, which is a 10,000-member professional association. Winker is the author of Spies Among Us and Zen and the Art of Information Security, Corporate Espionage and Through the Eyes of the Enemy. He is also a columnist for ComputerWorld and writes for several other industry publications. He began his career at the National Security Agency, where he served as an intelligence and computer systems analyst. He moved onto support other U.S. and overseas government military and intelligence agencies. After leaving government service, he went on to serve as president of the Internet Security Advisors Group, chief security strategist at HP Consulting, and director of technology of the National Computer Security Association. He was also on the graduate and undergraduate faculties of the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland.