KL2013 Featured Speaker: Al Berman

Al Berman, MBCP, President of DRI International

“BCM Emerging Issues and Challenges on the global perspective”

Alan Berman is a MBCP (Master Business Continuity Professional), a member of the ASIS technical committee, a member of the Committee of Experts for ANSI-ANAB, a former member of the New York City Partnership for Security and Risk Management and the co-chair for the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation committee to create the new standard for the US Private Sector Preparedness Act (PL 110-53). Over a career that has spanned 25 years he has served as a President and CIO for a major financial institution, National Practice Leader for Operational Resiliency for two global big consulting firms.

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As a keynote speaker, Mr Berman has made senior level presentations to numerous corporations, government agencies, not-for-profits and charities. This list includes the American Red Cross, ANSI (American National Standards Institute), NFPA (National Fire Prevention Authority), ISO, SBF, ISACA, ICS2, NCEMA, IBM, RIMS, Institutional Investors Forum, Securities Industry Association, Pharmaceutical Treasures Conference, among others. His articles have appeared in Disaster Recovery Journal, Continuity Insights, Contingency Planning & Management, WSTA Ticker, Information Security and Securities Operation Forum and dozens of other publications. He has authored dozens of articles in publications in the US and abroad, as well as the book “Down But Not Out.” He is often quoted in the press on subjects ranging from healthcare to financial services.