Key Note Speaker: Lee Noriega, Co-Founder of Melville, NY-based Oxford Solutions
Melville, NY – May 22, 2017 – The Long Island Capital Alliance (“LICA”), Long Island’s leading non-profit capital formation and business development organization, today announced the presenting companies, investor panelists and keynote speaker for its Cybersecuirty Capital Forum to be held on Friday, June 9, 2017. The capital forum will feature presentations by four companies which have connections to the Long Island region and are building business around innovative cybersecurity technology.
At the capital forum, each company will present to an audience that will include venture capital firms, investment banks, private equity firms, and angel and high net worth investors. The companies selected by LICA for presentation at the capital forum possess valauble technologies to secure information and intellectual property or protect data privacy, with meaningful catalysts for growth. A panel of cybersecurity industry investment professionals will be on hand to review the presentations, offer their insights on the presenters’ commercial viability and prospects for market success and provide expert commentary on investment conditions in the cybersecirty sector.
Cybersecurity Capital Forum on June 9, 2017 -- Participants
Key Note Speaker: Lee Noriega
Lee Noriega is a founding member of Oxford Solutions, a global Managed Security Services provider that monitors and manages customers' security operations. Mr. Noriega has spent more than 30 years as a cybersecurity professional for the government and in commercial organizations. After retiring from the U.S. Navy as a Network Security Officer, he identified and tracked cyber attackers around the world for the FBI.
Panel of Investors:
The following investment professionals will participate in the investor panel at the Cybersecurity Capital Forum:
William Reinisch, Venture Partner, Paladin Capital Group: Mr. Reinisch is responsible for the investment activities in the New York office of Paladin Capital. He is also the CEO and Founder of XIV River. He specializes in strategy and investments for the high tech industry. He was most previously the Vice President of Strategy and Technology with Motorola. He earned an MBA from Fordham University and a B.S. from Rochester Institute of Technology (R.I.T.).
John Stack, Managing Director, Aerospace Leader, The McLean Group: Mr. Stack, has 25+ years’ global strategy, business development and M&A experience focusing on publicly-held and private companies. He previously was VP, Strategy & Business Development and a member of the Senior Leadership Team at Cessna Aircraft Company, where he led the Columbia Aircraft acquisition. Prior to that, he was Director, Strategy Development & International at Textron. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Bryant University and an MBA from Fordham University.
Michael Beck, Independent Angel Investor: Mr. Beck is an angel investor and the principal of EX Consulting LLC, an advisory group that performs scalability and stability assessments of entrepreneurial companies in healthcare, finance, wealth management and cybersecurity. Michael is also the founder of Medox Technologies Inc, a healthcare SAAS security platform. He holds a B.A. and MBA from Columbia University.
GTop Group Corp.: GTop’s Media Maestro is a big data and active surveillance solution for monitoring of emails, satellite imagery, social networks, security systems, websites and apps, security databases, and video recordings. Additional information is available at www. www.gtopgroup.com.
IP Video Corporation: IP Video Corporation develops enterprise-class IP video management and command center software applications. An industry pioneer since its introduction of one of the first network-based surveillance recording solutions, IPVideo Corporation is now at the forefront of developing unique, innovative solutions that harness the power of IP video technology. Additional information is available at www.ipvideocorp.com.
Mission Solutions Group: Mission Solutions Group’s products provide dedicated mission critical infrastructure and services support around the world to the U.S. Government. Additional information is available at www.missionsolutionsgroup.com.
Code DX: Code DX has an affordable and easy-to-use software vulnerability management system. Additional information is available at www.codedx.com.
LICA is hosting the Cybersecurity Capital Forum on Friday, June 9, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at 68 South Service Road, Melville, NY, 11747. The capital forum provides an opportunity to meet capital providers, entrepreneurs, industry executives and businesses seeking capital, as well as to hear a panel of industry experts discuss financing alternatives for cybersecurity and related technology and services companies.
Save the Date – Additional Upcoming Events from LICA:
September 15, 2017 -- Healthcare Capital Forum
December 8, 2017 -- Food, Wine and Beer Capital Forum
About Long Island Capital Alliance
Since 1984, the Long Island Capital Alliance (www.licapital.org), formerly known as Long Island Venture Group, has been promoting business growth on Long Island. LICA seeks to create a productive and business-friendly environment that will afford area businesses access to the resources necessary to compete successfully in today’s markets. LICA serves as a focal point for the exchange of ideas among new and existing business enterprises, successful entrepreneurs, investors, and service providers. Through quarterly capital forums and special meetings, LICA brings together members of the region's business community, and has been recognized as the place to turn to when small businesses need equity, debt, or other financing, or for investors to find an attractive investment opportunity.
LICA's mission is to encourage economic development on Long Island by facilitating capital formation for a broad range of companies in various industries, from early stage to mature, middle market, closely held and publicly-traded businesses. LICA accomplishes this primarily through education, networking, quarterly capital forums, periodic special educational meetings, and alliances with other regional organizations. LICA brings together members of the region's business community and serves as the finance arm for significant local business and organizations.
For more information on LICA and its next event, please contact LICA today or register online at www.licapital.org.
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