Tech-driven Investigations--Utilizing innovative tools and techniques to find the needle in the haystack

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Location: E378 Corbett Family Hall

Jack McKenna, Director of Operations & Strategy – Prescient

 

Talk Title: Tech-driven Investigations--Utilizing innovative tools and techniques to find the needle in the haystack

 

Bio: Jack McKenna is the Director of Operations & Strategy at Prescient, a Chicago-based global risk management firm with roots in the U.S. military and intelligence communities. He graduated from Notre Dame with degrees in Political Science and Mandarin Chinese. Prior to joining Prescient, Jack worked in Singapore for German industrial conglomerate, Thyssenkrupp, working on market intelligence projects with the company’s in-house consultancy.

 

Pre-talk Readings:  

“Discovering bin-Laden’s Replacement in al-Qaeda, using Social Network Analysis: A Methodological Investigation” available at http://www.terrorismanalysts.com/pt/index.php/pot/article/view/325/html

“In China, the Dangers of Due Diligence” available at

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/14/business/global/china-hems-in-private-sleuths-seeking-fraud.html