WASHINGTON, April 10 -- ICx Technologies co-founder and Chairman Mark Mills will open and close the program for the 2007 Forbes Corporate Security Forum on April 18th in Washington, D.C. (forbesconferences.com). Mills, serving as the Forbes Corporate Security Forum Conference Chair, will set the stage for a day-long agenda of engaging discussion around this year's theme: "Dealing with Reality - The Risks and Challenges in Getting Security Right."
"Corporations and governments must continue to evaluate how best to improve security," said Mills. "This forum will lend insight into the next generation strategies and solutions that will help them understand what works, what can't work, and importantly, how the worlds of information security and physical security are rapidly converging."
As co-founder of ICx Technologies, Mills has led the strategic roadmap for ICx core technologies and acquisitions. He also serves as a co-founding partner of Digital Power Capital LLC, a Wexford Capital fund and is co-author of the book, "The Bottomless Well" (Basic Books 2005). Earlier he founded and ran an energy technology consulting firm and served as a staff consultant to President Reagan's White House Science Office.
Mills joins an esteemed group of presenters at the 2007 Forbes Corporate Security Forum including executives, former senior government officials, and other leaders from the realm of corporate security as well as from the military and U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Panel discussions will be moderated by editors from Forbes magazine. Speakers will discuss the global threat environment, advances in corporate security solutions and the convergence of physical and IT security.