01 Nov November 5, 2018 – Micro Communities Dick Traum, Wealth Within Dale Gillham and Computer Security Expert David Dufour
Richard Traum – President & CEO at Achilles International and Co-author of The Courage to Go Forward: The Power of Micro Communities
Richard Traum is a business entrepreneur, with a successful computer applications company, but he realized he needed to do something about his sedentary lifestyle. He joined the West Side YMCA and found his passion in running. From a mile, he progressed to a 5-mile race in Central Park. Buoyed by his success, five months later, he ran his first marathon, and became the first amputee to run 26.2 miles and there was no looking back. In 1983, he founded the Achilles Track Club, currently known as Achilles International. He has a BS, MBA, and Ph. D. from New York University and lives in Manhattan.
Dale Gillham – Founder and Executive Director of Wealth Within and Author of Accelerate Your Wealth: It’s Your Money, Your Choice
Dale Gillham is one of Australia’s most respected analysts (Wealth Creator magazine). A sought-after keynote speaker and author of the bestselling book How to Beat the Managed Funds by 20%, he has helped thousands of traders and investors around Australia and throughout the world become confident and profitable, not only in the stock market but also in other investment vehicles. Tired of an industry saturated with fancy marketing and quick-fix gimmicks, he co-founded Wealth Within to provide genuine education as well as independent investment advice to traders and investors who have become disillusioned with the industry for one reason or another. He has over twenty-five years of experience in various sectors of the investment industry, including banking, financial planning, stock market education, and professional trading. For more than twenty years, he has achieved profitable returns in his private trading while sharing his knowledge and guidance with others to help them reach their goals when it comes to financial independence. An excellent and expert motivator, teacher, and investment manager, he is in his element when helping others achieve their financial goals.
David Dufour – Computer Security Expert and VP of Engineering and Cybersecurity at Webroot
David Dufour is a cybersecurity expert, helping keep people safe from a variety of cyber threats including phishing, ransomware, and IoT related malware. He is currently VP of Engineering and Cybersecurity at Webroot, a leader in next-generation endpoint security and cloud-based threat intelligence. He has provided expert analysis and testimony in legal cases ranging from software product development and acquisition to embedded systems design and implementation. He possesses the ability to succinctly articulate complex ideas to a broader audience, which is crucial to providing context, depth, and understanding to all parties in legal cases. He enjoys speaking at dozens of events across the globe to encourage cyber threat leaders to move the industry to a more automated, predictive state. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force where he supported the World Wide Military Command and Control System.