Dr. Jones is a Nonresident Fellow at Stimson Center supporting the Security and Trade Efficiency Platform (STEP) Program. Dr. Jones is also President of TradeSecure, LLC., a global advisory firm focused on export control, FDI, sanctions, and trade compliance solutions and an Affiliated Expert at CRDG Global, a DC-based non-profit focused on safety, security, and sustainability through science and innovation. His areas of expertise are export controls, sanctions, international trade and investment policy, and emerging technologies. Previously, Dr. Jones served as Director at the University of Georgia’s Center for International Trade and Security and as a foreign affairs specialist for the National Nuclear Security Administration and Los Alamos and Oak Ridge National Laboratories. His current activities and interests include U.S. and Chinese security and defense policy, the socioeconomic impact of exponential technology, foreign direct investment and national security, and the technology drivers of contemporary geopolitics.
Dr. Jones has over 25 years of experience conducting research and international outreach on nonproliferation and export controls and has worked in over 60 countries. Dr. Jones has directed numerous international nonproliferation and export control outreach projects for the U.S. Departments of Commerce, Defense, Energy, and Homeland Security. He has also supported the National Nuclear Security Administration’s International Nonproliferation Export Control Program outreach efforts throughout Asia and Middle East. In particular, he was the Oak Ridge National Laboratory lead for the UAE and coordinator for the Commodity Identification Training program for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Laboratory Lead for China.
Dr. Jones regularly briefs U.S. and foreign government and private sector officials on a range of international trade and security issues. He publishes widely in academic and trade publications. He received his Ph.D. in international political economy from the University of Georgia and a MA at Lancaster University in the UK.
Ms. Mandy Chessell, Distinguished Engineer, IBM
Mandy is a computer scientist and a Distinguished Engineer at IBM. She has been awarded the title of IBM Master Inventor. She is also a Member of the IBM Academy of Technology. Outside IBM, Chessell is the first woman to be awarded the Silver Medal of the Royal Academy of Engineering. In 2002 she was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. Chessell is a visiting professor at the University of Sheffield and at the Surrey Centre for the Digital Economy (CoDE) at the University of Surrey.
Mandy Chessell joined IBM in 1987. She is based at IBM’s Hursley laboratory located near Winchester in Hampshire, UK. Her early work focused on distributed transaction processing, adding features to products such as CICS, Encina, Component Broker and WebSphere Application Server. She has also work on event management, business process modelling and outside-in design (OID). Then she focused on developing model-driven tools to simplify the analysis and design of large systems and then to automate their development. This work covers the development of user interfaces, services, information integration technology in the field of Master Data Management. Her work today is focused on data lake architectures, metadata management and information governance. She is the Chair of the ODPi Technical Steering Committee (TSC) and leader of the | ODPi Egeria Project.
Ms. Tiffany A. Archer, Regional Ethics & Compliance Officer, Panasonic Avionics Corporation
Tiffany Archer is a board and executive advisor, ethics and compliance officer, regulatory attorney, and D&I nonprofit advisory board / faculty member with 18+ years in Fortune 500 companies and AmLaw 100 law firms. Today, she is on the compliance leadership team for Panasonic Avionics Corporation, the global leader for in-flight entertainment and communications, providing solutions to 300+ airlines. PAC is part of the $72.5+ billion Panasonic (TYO: 6752) family. At PAC, Tiffany, a strategic and practical business leader, is the lead ethics and compliance attorney for the Americas and Europe.
Throughout her career, Tiffany has been a compliance lead for teams up to 500+ internal stakeholders (Audit, Finance, Trade Compliance, IT, and HR), outside counsel, and vendors. She has led the design of global compliance programs impacting 10+ countries, as well as cross-border internal investigations. Her focus includes the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), U.K. Bribery Act, and Anti-Kickback Statutes. As part of her regulatory relations and enforcement actions work, she has developed legal strategies and navigated inquiries from DOJ, SEC, FDA, FINRA, OFAC, and others.
Tiffany is a co-chair of NYCBA’s General Corporate Ethics and Compliance Sub-Committee, and a member of NYCBA’s Compliance Committee. She was a 2020 Finalist in Compliance Week’s Excellence in Compliance Award for Anti-Corruption and featured in Modern Counsel. She is an active speaker and author, with 7+ events by Ethisphere: The Global Ethics Summit, CenterForce USA, LEC Experience LATAM (Brazil), and others, as well as 5+ articles in International Financial Law Review, New York Law Journal, and more. She has been a guest lecturer at 3 law schools.
Before law school, Tiffany served in world-class financial services and consulting institutions, where she worked at the intersection of data, risk management, and operations at the inception of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI). She draws passion and excitement from analyzing the ever-evolving legal, ethics and compliance space through a behavioral science lens, in her efforts to combat financial crime and mitigate risk.
Mr. Patrick Henz, Committee Member, IEEE Digital Reality Initiative
Patrick Henz started his career in the Corporate Information Office and Compliance at the end of 2007, when he was responsible for the implementation of the Siemens Anti-Corruption program in Mexico and several Central American and Caribbean countries. Together with these tasks, he gained valuable insights into global Compliance programs, with a focus on Latin America. Since 2009 in his role as Compliance Officer he is responsible for an effective Compliance program; based on identification, protection, detection, response & recovery and combined with integrity, respect, passion & sustainability . With these means, he defines Compliance as pro-active function, being perceived as guardian, expert and facilitator. The focus is on information to ensure adequate behavior, not only of the human employee, but Artificial Intelligence included.
This means the regular planning and execution of Compliance Risk Assessments and further global reviews. According an effective sustainability strategy, where Compliance plays a key role, he actively promotes the idea at university workshops and conferences (including the ACI Compliance Boot-Camp 2013, ’16 and ‘17 in Houston). Doing so, he became two times President of Honor of Marcus Evans’ Latin-American Corporate Compliance Conference 2011 and 2012 in Mexico City, panelist at The Economist Mexico Summit 2015 and the Compliance Week Technology Innovation & Compliance Summit 2018. Furthermore co-founder of the Ethics & Compliance Forum Mexico, including editor and co-author of the Ethics & Compliance Manual, published in 2014.
Since July 2013, Patrick Henz was Compliance Officer at Siemens Industry Inc., responsible for Customer Services and Metal Technologies. Since January 2015, he is Regional Compliance Officer Americas at Primetals Technologies. Since October 2017 in addition also Head of Governance, Risk & Compliance US, based in the Atlanta area.
Position 20 at Thomson Reuter’s US Top 50 Social Influencers in Risk, Compliance and RegTech.