National Association for Information Destruction (NAID)
Bob Johnson is CEO and founder of NAID, the non-profit, industry watchdog for the secure information destruction industry, which he started in 1994 after more than a decade in the industry as a service provider.
As a pioneer creating tangible means for the industry to be more regulated and thus successful, Mr. Johnson has testified before the United States Senate and the Canadian House of Commons on the importance of secure information disposal and provided input on data protection regulations around the world.
He is a prolific writer and speaker on the topic of secure disposal, data protection regulations, policy development, and employee compliance, and occasionally serves as an expert witness in legal disputes related to secure information disposition. He recently authored the only textbook Information Disposition: A Practical Guide to the Secure and Compliant Disposal of Records, Media and IT Assets, which is the only book dedicated to the subject secure data destruction.
Angie Singer Keating is the chief executive officer at Reclamere, Inc. She has a broadly diversified background with over 20 years of experience specializing in computer forensics, data destruction, security incident response, information technology risk management, and systems auditing. Ms. Keating and the Reclamere Data Security Experts team provides consultancy in: eDiscovery & litigation support, forensic analysis, data breach response, notification & compliance, and compliance & risk management services (HIPAA, PCI, GLB, SOX).
One of the co-founders of Reclamere, Ms. Keating is the chief architect of the proprietary data destruction system used by the company, which includes forensically-sound, bit-by-bit, and quality control on 100% of all hard drives processed. She is certified as a: CISA Information Systems Auditor, CIPP Information Privacy Professional, and CISM Information Security Manager. Ms. Keating is actively involved with the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), serving on the national Board of Directors, as the Certification Rules Committee Chairperson, and Co-chairperson of the Solid State Destruction Subcommittee. Ms. Keating serves on the Board of Directors of the Ben Franklin Technology Partnership, and proudly serves as adjunct faculty for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. She earned a degree in electrical engineering technology from the Pennsylvania State University.
John Nealon, Managing Director of M1 Document Solutions, has been in the Secure Data Destruction Industry form 10 years, is a Certified Data Protection Officer, and holds a Professional Certificate in Data Protection, Level 9 on NQF, University College Dublin. He is also a Member of the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland and eligible to serve as the Designated Data Protection Officer to companies with an annual total turnover in excess of €350 million. Mr. Nealon also currently serves as the Divisional Chairman of Irish Security Industry Association.
Wanne Pemmelaar specialises in IT and advises clients, including leading ICT suppliers, on data protection law, data security breaches, IT and outsourcing contracts, e-commerce law and intellectual property law. His passion is to assist clients in navigating the legal landscape against the backdrop of exponential data and tech developments. He believes that data are a valuable strategic asset and a driver of new business models and processes.
Mr. Pemmelaar advised a large number of multinationals with their shift to the cloud and has helped clients set up global data compliance and data security breach programs. He has in-depth knowledge of the privacy and licence aspects of apps marketing, innovative data use (such as profiling) and complex data sharing systems involving numerous parties. In addition, he has assisted clients during various data protection and telecoms investigations and litigation, including providing practical and strategic advice on mitigating measures and dealings with press and other stakeholders.
Amadeo Roig Casanova is the CEO and Founder of Destrupack and Veterpack, based in Spain. As a seasoned business owner in this space he is committed to increasing the professionalism of the industry within Europe and assisting clients to meet the new compliance requirements. Mr. Roig started Destrupack in 2004. It is a leading shredding company and the first in the nation to obtain NAID AAA Certification and DIN66399, added to UNE 15713, ISO 9001, ISO 14011 and ISO 27001. Roig served as the NAID European Chairman from 2015-2018. He believes in continually innovating and expanding his market knowledge to pursue best standards, including adaptation to the GDPR as well as the incorporation of electronic secure data destruction.