Host: Don Fancher, Principal | Financial Advisory Services LLP
5G will likely enhance and transform how we live, play, and work by increasing network reliability, exchanging data faster, and enabling the ability to better connect globally. However, these benefits bring challenges that will require a more robust cybersecurity approach. How can companies manage these challenges while taking full advantage of the endless possibilities 5G may bring? We’ll discuss:
- What 5G is and isn’t.
- The impact of 5G and challenges that it might introduce.
- What organizations can do to increase the benefits of 5G adoption.
Meet the speakers
Don Fancher is a Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory Principal with Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP where he serves as the Global Leader of Deloitte Forensic as well as the Co-Leader of Deloitte’s Legal Business Services practice. Mr. Fancher has over 30 years of experience assisting clients and leading practices in forensic, dispute consulting and legal transformation. He currently leads over 4,500 Deloitte professionals around the world serving clients in areas such as financial crime, disputes and investigations, business insurance, discovery, data governance, legal transformation, and contract lifecycle management. Mr. Fancher has significant experience assisting clients and counsel in performing forensic investigations and special reviews for matters regarding financial crime, misappropriation of assets, breach of fiduciary duty, and FCPA violations. These have included both individual employee and institution-wide schemes for misappropriating funds and/or improperly reporting asset values and financial performance. These investigations have been performed for privately held companies, private institutions, not-for-profit entities and major, publicly held corporations. Mr. Fancher also has extensive experience consulting with counsel and management on accounting, financial, and economic matters as they relate to facts and the determination of damages and values in litigation, dispute resolution, and business insurance matters. He has testified in numerous commercial litigation and class-action matter throughout a number of jurisdictions in Federal, State, and Bankruptcy Court. Mr. Fancher has also provided consulting services in a variety of matters regarding the assessment and evaluation of intellectual property portfolios to assist his diverse client base in the management of technology and intangible assets. He has provided assistance in licensing negotiations, technology and intellectual property valuation, market and industry assessments, and intellectual property portfolio management. He has also provided commercialization, monetization and business and intellectual property strategy assistance to clients. Beyond intellectual property, Mr. Fancher has been active in providing innovative solutions and strategies to legal departments in areas of workforce transformation, technology and workflow assessments, and contract lifecycle management implementation. Mr. Fancher earned his BBA in Finance from Texas A&M University and his MBA from Baylor University. He has authored numerous publications, provided presentations, and been quoted extensively in periodicals and publications on subjects around a variety of regulatory compliance, forensic, dispute and legal technology issues. Mr. Fancher also hosts Deloitte’s Resilient Podcast series focusing on legal and regulatory issues. He is active with the American Heart Association, having served as the Past-Chairman of the Southeast Affiliate Board, while also serving on the National Board and Audit Committee. He is also a Certified CrossFit Level 1 Trainer and holds a Secret Level Security Clearance from the United States government.
Wendy, a principal at Deloitte & Touche LLP, is the Cyber IoT and 5G Leader in the Cyber & Strategic Risk practice of Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory. She focuses on providing Cyber Risk services to Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) industry clients, and is also part of the Cyber Internet of Things (IoT) offering. As a leader in product innovation, technology, and cybersecurity, she has counseled senior leadership at Fortune 500 companies and start-ups, as well as government agencies for more than 25 years. She provides business-focused, results-oriented insights using her knowledge of products and technology, with a relentless focus on cybersecurity and privacy. Prior to her role at Deloitte, Wendy was a principal at a large advisory organization in the TMT industry, servicing TMT clients as well as clients in the health care space. She also has experience in a variety of other industries including consumer products, retail, manufacturing, finance, education, media, government, construction, power & utilities, automotive, non-profit, and aviation. She founded and led 10 innovative cross-sector products throughout four different global platforms, all of which were related to security or cybersecurity. Additionally, she was the founder and leader of the Cybersecurity W2W (Woman to Woman) Group and the Strategic Technology W2W Group. Wendy also served as the Chief Security Officer, Content Security Program Leader, and Acting Chief Information Officer of a trade association in the motion picture industry. In these roles, she was responsible for the organization’s global security program and the content security program of the six major movie studio members. Wendy has degrees in Computer Science and Accounting from Alvernia University and received a Presidents and Key Executives MBA (PKE MBA) from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School. She holds multiple certifications and has presented at more than 40 domestic and global technology and security events.