Founder & CEO of PurePoint International
Jessica Robinson stands for safety, freedom, and inclusion. She worked with a Fortune 50 company leading and supporting a $600M business and worked with the 2015 US Open. She has completed safety & security trainings for nearly 500 people from 14 different countries and has created and consulted on cyber risk mitigation plans for international organizations.
Her vision for a safe and empowered workplace became PurePoint International.
Founded by Ms. Robinson, PurePoint International, a holistic boutique security firm, is the #1 security company for women owned & women-led businesses globally. PurePoint International is a social enterprise that bridges the gap between physical and cyber security. With their unique business model and launch of their new innovative training, Safe Spaces Organizational and Leadership Training, PurePoint was recently awarded the JCI Philippines-New York ICON Award for International Affairs and Women’s Security.
As CEO of PurePoint International, Ms. Robinson helps people and companies to be safe, and helps companies protect their profitability and their reputation. As a security expert and outsourced CISO/CSO, she provides cyber technology solutions, conducts risk assessments and employee training on cyber and physical security, information protection, and threat prevention. PurePoint International provides affordable physical security and cybersecurity consulting services for financial services, law firms, health services, social enterprises, international non-profits, conscious business leaders in journalism, fashion, beauty, retail, luxury, and women founded, owned or led businesses. Through their program Security for Social Impact, PurePoint International provides no-cost services to organizations with an operating budget of $1.5M or less.
Ms. Robinson has spoken at the Social Venture Network Conference, United Nations, Microsoft, Filipino Press Club NYC, Tribeca Film Festival Anti-Summit, Kaplan International, William Patterson University, NAWBO-NYC, OWASP-Brooklyn, ACEDS Conference, Commission on the Status of Women Conference (CSW), Peace Conference at the United Nations, and numerous other organizations, has published articles with various publications including Security Director Magazine, and was selected as a 2015 Women of Distinction by Women of Distinction Magazine. Ms. Robinson has been featured in the BBC, CNN and interviewed by numerous talk shows, radio shows and podcasts and is a Women’s Media Center SheSource Expert.
Formerly, Ms. Robinson served on the Washington DC Police Foundation’s Women’s Committee and on the NYC Police Foundation’s Crime Stoppers Committee, and is involved with security industry organizations such as ASIS International, Women in International Security, Women in Technology, and the International organization of Black Security Executives, among other organizations.
Ms. Robinson was a 2014 Fellow with IMPACT Leadership 21, completed an Executive Education Certificate, with the Institute of Personal Leadership, at Columbia University Business School in 2013 and was a Fellow with the Impact Center in 2012. She received her Master’s in Public and International Affairs with a strong focus in Security & Intelligence Studies from the University of Pittsburgh and earned an East Asian Studies Certificate with a focus on China. She received a B.S. from Western Illinois University, in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, where she played Division I soccer and graduated with honors. She initially double majored in Law Enforcement and Computer Science in college until she quickly discovered what became one of her true loves: international affairs. Though Ms. Robinson left behind her Computer Science training, and eventually received her master’s in Public and International Affairs, her passion for IT and cyber related security issues continues now through her work.
Ms. Robinson is currently serving on the board of international non-profit World Pulse, and formerly part of the Emerging Global Leader Circle with Impact Leadership 21, and the United Nations Women Committee on Public/Private partnerships. In 2014, she was recognized as a Rising Leader by the African American Alumni Council at the University of Pittsburgh. Ms. Robinson is passionate about supporting people in living the most courageous and secure life possible at work and at home, human rights, women’s global leadership and ending violence against women and girls globally.
Tye Farley has over a decades experience in the political and legal sector as a behavioral profiler and crisis expert. Mr. Farley is the Managing Partner at B. Clark Farley & Associates, formerly known as Farley & Associates, an advanced crisis and reputation management firm head-quartered in New York. His work includes: Crisis Communication Strategy Development, Litigation Communication Strategy, Crisis Plans/ Crisis Response Manuals, Reputation Repair and Restoration Strategy, and Message Development (statements, press releases, articles and more).
Matthew W. Horace, is a CNN law enforcement and security analyst and contributor to the Wall Street Journal. His commentary and experience are a dependable voice of CNN and Headline News crisis and national law enforcement interest events and crisis. He is a twenty-eight-year veteran of federal, state, and local law enforcement, ascending to the Senior Executive Service (SES) rank in the United States Department of Justice managing local, regional, national, and international investigations. He is an adjunct professor at Farleigh Dickinson University and a published author.
Sal Llanera has over 20 years of experience in Forensic Technology (Computer Forensics, E-Discovery, and Forensic Data Mining & Analysis). He gets involved when computers are used in activities related to fraud, corruption, and misconduct. Sal’s expertise is identifying hard to find electronic evidence relevant to his client’s investigation or litigation. He has held executive positions with Ernst & Young and other top accounting/consulting firms in New York City supporting law firms in complex fraud and litigation assignments. At Ernst & Young, Sal ran the national data analytics practice for the Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services practice. Prior to his big four experience, Sal worked in private industry as an accounting/technology professional for several years. Sal has the ability to use his forensic technology expertise and accounting/business experience in concert to add value to assignments he is involved with.
Sinai Megibow is the founder of Venture Risk Investigations, a multidisciplinary investigations and specialized legal consulting firm. As Director of Investigative Services, Sinai is responsible for leading, conducting, and managing investigations and due diligence consulting matters. Sinai’s work includes collecting evidence in support of litigation, conducting business intelligence and transactional due diligence, locating assets, and conducting background investigations on behalf of law firms, corporations, financial institutions, associations, and individuals.
Larikus Scott has over a decade of professional experience in providing value added solutions in response to Global Electronic Discovery requests and Litigation Support activities. At Global Colleague Larikus is responsible for expanding the government services area to bring the core business areas to the public sector. Larikus worked at Verizon Business, Larikus has implemented Early Case Assessment methodologies resulting in continuous cost savings over the litigation life cycle and created eDiscovery response plans internally and for Fortune 1000 companies. Larikus has also served as the technical lead on litigation support requests involving data processing / analysis and document review on high profile cases for AMLAW 100 law firms. Larikus was the lead technical analyst at Lockheed Martin serving the Department of Justice’s Civil Frauds, Anti-Trust, and Criminal Divisions internal litigation and investigation matters.