SF ACFE Tech Sector Fraud Summit – September 15, 2017



Event Overview:

Welcome to the San Francisco Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Tech Fraud Summit 2017.This day long training will be packed with presentations, panel discussions and keynote speeches from the top players in the Technology Sector / Online Anti-Fraud community.  Additionally, it will feature presentations and demos of emerging fraud fighting technologies used by the largest names in technology such as Yelp, Google, StubHub, Uber, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter, Dropbox, DocuSign, Apple, Amazon, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Airbnb, Eventbrite, Lyft, Pinterest, Salesforce and many more! 

Earn up to 8 CPE’s including 2 Ethics CPE’s for CFE’s. The cost of the training will include breakfast, lunch and refreshments throughout the day. The event location is a 5 minute walk from Embarcadero Bart or the CalTrain SF station. We hope that the timing and location of the event will help those living and/or working outside of SF to attend this exclusive event.

We would like to extend a special thank you to Ernst & Young (EY) for their sponsorship of this event!

List of tentative Speakers – Please click here for speaker bios and additional information.

Please find the preliminary agenda below:

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners


September 15, 2017   CONFERENCE

Tech Fraud Summit

Golden Gate University (GGU)

536 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105


8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

MORNING SESSION:  Fraud in the Technology Sector – yesterday, today and tomorrow

8:30-8:45 a.m.: Welcome and Conference Overview

Presenter: Steve Morang, SF Chapter President

8:45-9:30 a.m.:  Panel: Technology Fraud Risk Overview and Emerging Trends (ASIA)

Moderation: Julia Kniesche, Senior Manager, EY

Panellists:  Christina Wong, Deputy Head of Compliance, Fujitsu

Tom Pellman, Associate Director, Blackpeak International

Scot Walker, Senior Manager (Investigations and Intelligence), NVIDIA

9:30-10:15 a.m.: Panel: Tech Sector Internal Audit CAE Discussion – How IA engages in the anti-fraud process

Moderation: Miles Ripley, Partner, EY

Panellists: Tom Rudenko, Head of Internal Audit, Yelp!,

Nauzer Gotla, VP, Internal Audit at Space Systems Loral (SSL)

Eugene Leung, Director of Internal Audit at VM Ware

10:15- 10:30 a.m.  Morning Refreshment Break

10:30-11:15 a.m.   Fraud Risk Assessments in the Technology Space

Presenter: George Totev, Head of Risk and Compliance, Atlassian Inc.

11:15-12:00 p.m.  Fraud in the Tech Sector

Presenter: Erin O’Laughlin, Western Union (previously US government intelligence)

12:00-1:30 p.m. Lunch break

Special Guest Keynote Speaker: Brett Johnson, Secret Service Informant and Convicted Fraudster

AFTERNOON SESSION: Tech Sector Fraud Operations and Practical Applications

1:30-2:15 p.m. Building the Perfect Investigations Team to Find, Eliminate and Remediate Misconduct

Presenters: Andrew Price, Senior Counsel, Google

Lisa Chafin, Senior Manager – Internal Audit, Google

2:15-3:30 p.m. Reducing Fraud Risks Through Effective Information Governance in the Tech Sector

Presenter: Glen Day, Partner, EY Cyber Security Center of Excellence

3:30-3:45 p.m.  Afternoon break

3:45-4:55 p.m. Data Science Tools to Find Relationships and Red Flags in Unstructured Data

Presenter: Paul Starrett CFE, Starrett Consulting

4:55-5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks by Steve Morang


Purchase tickets here.

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