Opening General Session

NAILBA 36 - November 16-18, 2017

Thursday, November 16

9:00 a.m.

Theresa Payton

The first female to serve as White House chief information officer, Theresa Payton is one of America’s most respected authorities on Internet security, data breaches and fraud mitigation. With real-world strategies and solutions, she helps public and private sector organizations protect their most valuable resources.

As the star of the new CBS TV series, “Hunted,” Theresa identifies emerging trends and techniques to help combat cyber threats, from the impact of the Internet of Things to securing Big Data.

Join us at NAILBA 36 for Theresa Payton’s Opening General Session keynote, “Big Data, Behavior Analytics, OSINT & the Internet of Things.”


J. Craig Venter, PhD

J. Craig Venter, a biologist renowned for his contributions in sequencing the first draft human genome in 2001, is co-founder, executive chairman, and Head of Scientific Strategy of Human Longevity Inc. He is also founder, executive chairman and CEO of the J. Craig Venter Institute and co-founder, chairman, and co-chief scientist chairman of Synthetic Genomics Inc.

Dr. Venter is a recipient of the 2008 National Medal of Science and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. He is the author of Life at the Speed of Light: From the Double Helix to the Dawn of Digital Life (Viking, 2013) and A Life Decoded: My Genome: My Life (Viking, 2007).

Join us at NAILBA 36 for Dr. Venter's Opening General Session keynote as he examines the affects that genome research will have on medical underwriting and the life insurance business.


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NAILBA is grateful to Global Atlantic Financial Group for their generous sponsorship of the Opening General Session.

Questions? Contact NAILBA at or 703.383.3081.