Brand Protection Strategy Summit 2017 Summit Provisional Agenda - Page 21

SPEAKER BIOS PARTNERSHIPS SPEAKERS (CONT.) Tiffany Pho is the Anti-Counterfeiting Coordinator at the International Trademark Association (INTA). Tiffany’s primary responsibility is to develop global anti-counterfeiting policy and advocacy for the Association. Prior to working at INTA, Tiffany served as a law clerk to the Honorable Michael V. Cresitello, Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Division and worked in the Trademark Licensing Office of Rutgers University. Tiffany has a JD from Rutgers-School of Law Newark and a BA in Political Science and History from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. RESEARCH LAB SPEAKERS Brandon A. Sullivan is an Assistant Professor at the Michigan State University Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection. He earned his PhD from the Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice in 2015 and his Bachelor and Master of Science from Bowling Green State University. In addition to his work with the A-CAPP Center, he serves as a Research Associate with the Research Foundation of the City University of New York (CUNY), Research Affiliate with the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), and Faculty Affiliate with the MSU College of Law. He is Principal Investigator of the A-CAPP Center Product Counterfeiting Database (PCD) and co-Principal Investigator of the Extremist Crime Database (ECDB) Financial Crimes project. His research focuses primarily on emerging areas of crime and justice, particularly those involving transnational criminal enterprises and networks, including fraud, product counterfeiting, extremist financial crime, and environmental/conservation crime. Other research interests include organizational deviance, crime prevention, policing, law and society, and media and crime, as well as social network analysis and mixed methods research. Recent publications have appeared in the International Criminal Justice Review, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Global Crime, European Journal of Criminology, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, Trends in Organized Crime, and Journal of Brand Management. Brian Monks is the Vice President of Global Security and Brand Protection at Underwriters Laboratories (UL). Mr. Monks has been with UL for 30 years and has worked in the intellectual property enforcement area for over 18 years. He works closely with national and international law enforcement agencies to identify and seize counterfeit products, such as the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Additionally, he is an Executive Board Member of the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (IACC) and acts as a special advisor to the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force, a member of the NYC Mayor’s Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force, the Canadian Anti-Counterfeiting Network, Co-Chair of the Interpol Intellectual Property Crime Action Group, INTA Anti-Counterfeiting & Enforcement Committee, member of the WCO IPR Strategic Group and frequently serves as a keynote speaker an anti-counterfeiting conferences worldwide. Mr. Monks earned a Bachelor of Science from the New York Institute of Technology-Old Westbury and an MBA from Dowling College. Mr. Monks was selected in June 2013 as a member of the A-CAPP Industry Advisory Board and board President in October 2015. Cliff Grammich holds a Ph.D in political science from the University of Chicago. Dr. Grammich has worked for policy and social research organizations for more than 20 years. Topics of his work have included criminal justice, national security, demographic, and education issues. He has co-authored several works on supply-chain risk management 18