Mark Cuban Announced as Newest ASIS 2017 Keynote

Cuban will discuss the challenges he faces in securing his assets and the effect of the current economic and political climate on the security industry.

DALLAS — Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban will deliver a keynote address during the September 25 opening luncheon at the 63rd Annual ASIS Seminar and Exhibits (ASIS 2017) in Dallas.

Cuban, owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks and a host on the hit TV show “Shark Tank,” will discuss his approach to the myriad challenges inherent in securing his physical, data and information assets, according to ASIS. He will also share his perspective on the disruptive potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, the proliferation of connected devices, as well as the effect of the current economic and political climate on the security community.

“Every year ASIS brings the security community together to share ideas and experiences that help attendees better understand global trends and their security implications,” says ASIS CEO Peter J. O’Neil.

“Mark Cuban’s innovations as owner of the Mavericks along with his entrepreneurial, boundary-pushing achievements make him a natural fit for our keynote lineup. His address will help set the stage for the week of learning ahead.”

The Texas businessman, who is chairman and CEO of AXS TV and a potential 2020 presidential aspirant, joins the following line-up of ASIS keynote presenters:

  • Sept. 25: George W. Bush
  • Sept. 26: Scott Klososky, international speaker and author of “Future Point of View”
  • Sept. 27: Edward F. Davis, III, former police commissioner of Boston Police Department
  • Sept. 27: Rick DesLauriers, former Special Agent in Charge of Boston Division, FBI
  • Sept. 27: Bonnie Michelman, CPP (Moderator), executive director of police, security and outside services, Massachusetts General Hospital

ASIS 2017 is scheduled for Sept. 25-28 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. Click here to register for the event or to learn more.

The above article originally ran in Campus Safety’s sister publication Security Sales & Integration.

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