Smart Government Global Innovation Summit

May 23rd

3rd Annual United States-France Technology in Government Program

Christopher Amon

Chief, Firearms Operations Division Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Washington, D.C.

Christopher Amon has been the chief of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF’s) Firearms Operations Division since February of 2019. In this role, Special Agent Amon oversees the National Integrated Ballistics Information Network (NIBIN), the NIBIN National Correlation and Training Center (NNCTC), and ATF’s Crime Gun Intelligence Programs. He is also Chairman of the National Crime Gun Intelligence Governing Board, which consists of Chiefs of Police, United States Attorneys, District Attorneys, and Laboratory Directors from major cities who advise ATF on policies related to Crime Gun Intelligence.

Commander Lilian Clement

French Police

01/01/2019 appointed Divisional Commander.
01/01/2016 to the present Head of the investigation department of the 07th district of Paris ..
01/03/2007 to 01/01/2016
Head of the Operational Coordination Office of the 07th arrondissement
Commander at 01/01/2011.
2010 Medal of Honor of the National Police.

Chrissie Coon

President Upson Technology Group,
Co-Chair CES Government 2020

Chrissie Coon is President of Upson Technology Group and Co-Chair of the Government Business Executive Forum and CES
Government 2020. Chrissie is recognized nationally for her public relations and marketing skills, especially as applied to public safety technology, is a former senior marketing professional for the Nation’s largest emergency communications network – FirstNet – and is a 15-year veteran of the North Las Vegas Police Department.

Crystal R. Icenhour, PHD

Chief Executive Offer of Aperiomics

Crystal R Icenhour, PhD, is one of the rising stars of American biotechnology. After more than 25 years in medical research and biotech, she was named founding CEO of Aperiomics, a company that harnesses the power of next-generation sequencing to identify any known pathogen (bacteria, virus, fungi or parasite) in a single test. Aperiomics is the only company of its kind and scope in the world. Throughout Dr. Icenhour’s career, she has demonstrated strong leadership in business and science and has dedicated herself to “bridging the translational gap between these two worlds.” Dr. Icenhour’s full LinkedIn biography may be found at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/crystalicenhour/

Dale McFee, OOM

Chief of Police
Edmonton Police Service

Chief Dale R. McFee, OOM is the 23rd Police Chief for the Edmonton Police Service. He has an extensive background in
policing, including 26 years as a police officer in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan (nine years as Chief of Police) and six years as the Deputy Minister of Corrections and Policing in the Ministry of Justice for the Saskatchewan government.

He has been promoted by the Governor General of Canada to the Officer of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces. He is a Governor General Leadership alumnus, former Citizen of the Year within his home community, and the recipient of a Provincial Policing Leadership award. He lectures nationally and internationally on the topics of leadership and change management in private and public sector organizations.

Eric Gillespie

Founder and Executive Chairman

Widely regarded as one of the government tech sector’s top data scientists, Eric Gillespie built the Govini data analytics platform to provide government and corporations an analytics-driven engine on government acquisition, mission and performance. Govini’s research and analyses are accessed daily by thousands of customers across government and industry. Gillespie is an entrepreneur and partner in Vlano Capital, and is an active member of the Harvard Business School – Rock Center for Entrepreneurship. His Linkedin profile may be viewed at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hadoop/.

Jonathan Partouche

Chief Executive Officer, Ori Qubits

Mr. Partouche, the founder and CEO of ORIGONE™, has years of experience as a Data scientist and Security Specialist with experience in: Artificial intelligence, quantum information processing, quantum mechanics and computing, External and Internal Security Assessments, Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Assessment, Gap Analysis, Risk Assessment, Threat Intelligence, Darknet, and Deep web Investigations.

In the course of his achievements in the field of artificial intelligence, Mr. Partouche has been a speaker at several high profile conferences including the ‘Société Française de Physique’ as well as co-authoring multiple papers on Computer science. His past appointments include Business Development Manager at Israeli Aerospace Industries, Technical Researcher at INSERM and University of Montreal Institute of Optometry.

Gilbert Reveillon

CEO de Mobile LOOV, Administrateur et Président du groupe d’expertise TIC et Économie Numérique au CNCCEF

Gilbert MBA graduated from HEC Montreal and is Associate Professor at Institut Mines Telecom. He has occupied international commercial & marketing management positions in Canada (Royal Bank of Canada & Evian with Danone Group dealing with USA & Canadian Corporate Accounts) and in London (UK) with the historical launch of Eurostar TGV. Following then as Managing Director of OSS & Virgin Group before returning back to France for Europcar International. Enhancing his great “industrial” expertise in CRM, Social CRM, and mode or payments for 10 year at LaSer (part of BNP Paribas & Galeries Lafayette Groups) he is active now dealing with ICT & Digital Economy startups (International
Development, M&A and Investment funds).

Today CEO of Mobile LOOV specializing in Digital Transformation, IoT, Big Data, Wearable Technologies, Cyber Security, M2M, and Social Networks in the USA-Canada, UK-Europe and China-Asia. He coaches several startups dealing with international business development such as CityZen where he gained two « innovation awards » at the CES Las Vegas (2014 & 2015).

CCEF, Administrator and President of ICT & Digital Economy at CNCCEF. Administrator & General Secretary of the French ANDESE (Association of PhDs in Economic Sciences and Management Sciences) awarding the yearly price of the PhD Thesis and along with Les Echos Group nominating the “Finance Personne” of the Year in France.

Commander Jose L. Rivero

Commander-Information Technology Services Bureau Miami-Dade Police Department

Commander Jose L. Rivero oversees all technology initiatives and security policies for the Miami-Dade Police Department, the largest police department in the Southeastern United States with over 4700 employees including 3200 sworn officers. He is also responsible for the implementation of MDPD’s Real – Time Crime Center which began operations in January of 2015. With over 20 years of experience in the technology field, he is also MDPD’s certified Local Agency Security Officer as designated by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. He is a graduate of Florida International University.

Gary Shapiro

President and CEO
Consumer Technology Association

As one of the world’s most recognized advocates for technology and innovation, Gary Shapiro leads the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), and its flagship annual global tech showcase, CES. CTA boasts more than 220 members and is regarded as the premier trade association for technology and innovation. Shapiro has been named one of Washington’s 100 Most Influential People by Washingtonian Life magazine, a Tech Titan by Washingtonian magazine, and one of the 100 most influential lobbyists by The Hill. He is an author and global advocate for innovation and for laws that enable the development and dissemination of technologies to enhance the way people live, work and govern. His full Linkedin profile may be viewed at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/garyshapiro-56381a1/

Donald W Upson

Founder and Co-Chair, GBEF and CES Government: Partner, Upson Technology Group

Don Upson carries more than three decades senior executive experience in government and industry. He served as Virginia’s first Secretary of Technology, and in this position led an effort that produced the first comprehensive body of law for Internet governance, law that served as a model for the United States and nations around the world. He was Republican staff director of what now is the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, chief operating officer of a $300 million technology company specializing in government technology sales and is a six-time winner of the prestigious Fed 100. His profile may be viewed at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/donald-upson-8176695/