Michael Ogrinz leads a research and innovation team at one of the worlds largest financial institutions. He first became involved with RPA technology in 2008 and went on to author Mashup Patterns, a groundbreaking book for Addison-Wesley in 2009. He has written and presented numerous talks on RPA and RDA. In his personal life, Michael builds robots (the other kind), restores classic pinball and arcade machines, and is a competitive inventor (and winner of Season 2 of the Qualcomm Invent-off series.)
John C. Checco is President Emeritus for the New York Metro InfraGard Members Alliance as well as an information security professional, providing subject-matter expertise across various industries. John has been an active contributor to the Strategic Advisory & Content Committee of the WSTA (Wall Street Technology Association) since 1997, a member of InfraGards NY Metro Chapter since 2003, a member in several other security organizations (ASIS, ISSA and OWASP), and was co-founder and, since 2014, was chair for the NY Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference & Workshop series.