Ann Pickren currently serves as the President of OnSolve. In this role, Ann leverages her deep domain expertise and years of experience in the notification industry to oversee all functional areas of the company. Ann has spent 20+ years in the Business Continuity and Crisis Communications field, having held positions at Comdisco and SunGard for over 16 years. Ann was recently awarded the DRI International Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the industry at large.
St. John's University
Dr. Bernard A. Jones, CBCP is an Assistant Professor at St. John's University teaching courses in Homeland Security & Emergency Management and a Business Continuity and Emergency Management professional for a health care organization in New York City.
Jason Fries is currently the head of Business Continuity Management at S&P Global and has over 20 years of experience in business continuity, disaster recovery, enterprise resiliency and crisis management, primarily in financial services. Jason is certified as a Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP) from Disaster Recovery Institute International and has a Master’s degree in Business Continuity and Crisis Management from Norwich University in Vermont.
Senior Manager, IT Security Audit, Vanguard
Chris Rossi spent 12 years in Cybersecurity Consulting prior to joining Vanguard, including as a co-founder of Rule4 Inc., as well as 9 years at AppliedTrust. Chris has provided consulting and auditing services for a variety of healthcare, federal, municipal, and private organizations. He has also served as an outsourced CISO for several healthcare organizations, helping them establish and maintain strategies and programs to ensure their information assets were adequately protected. Chris is heavily involved in the Philadelphia IT community, including running and occasionally presenting at the Philadelphia Security Shell meetup
The following team members will be speaking at Surge 2019.
Chief Executive Officer
Global Chief of StRategy
VP, Product Management
Sr. Manager, Cust. Support
Senior UX Researcher
Product Marketing Manager