RIMS 2018 Session Speakers and Topics

Nina Boone - Regional Growth Leader – Aon
Session: Reputation Risk in the Cyber Age
Wednesday, April 18 | 1:50 - 2:10 p.m.

Nina Boone spearheads new business and leadership for one of the largest sales team at Aon. She has proven expertise in growing large, global healthcare and consulting organizations. Boone is passionate about women’s leadership and the positive effects great women leaders can have on revenues and engagement, both externally and internally at Aon. Her enthusiasm for empowering women at Aon led her to establish the “Engaging Men to Empower Women” mentoring program in August 2015. Boone earned a Bachelor degree in Psychology from Eastern Illinois University.

Kevin Kalinich, Esq. – Global Cyber Insurance Practice Leader, Aon
Session: Risk Manager Coordination of Third-Party Vendor/Customer Contract Requirements with Cyber Risk Management
Tuesday, April 17 | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Following his career as a technology attorney and running an Internet of Things company, Kevin Kalinich leads Aon’s global practice to identify exposures and develop insurance solutions related to technology errors and omissions, professional liability, media liability, network risk and intellectual property. He is a five time Risk & Insurance Power Broker and is a consistent source of expertise for numerous media publications, including the insurance chapters for three cyber books as well as a frequent speaker on professional liability topics. Kalinich earned a Mathematics and Economics B.A. from Yale University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan.

Randy Nornes – Executive Vice President – Aon
Session: Reputation Risk in the Cyber Age
Wednesday, April 18 | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Randy Nornes is an executive vice president of Aon Risk Solutions. He founded Aon's strategic risk management practice in 1999 and currently leads a global team of professionals dedicated to helping companies implement strategic risk processes. Nornes is a frequent speaker at a variety of industry events, including the Business Week European Risk Conference, Fortune Risk Management Forum, CFO Risk Conference and the International Captive Conference.

Bernie Steves - Managing Director, Practice Leader, Crisis Management - Aon
Session: Emerging Trends in Product Recall and Contamination Risk Management
Wednesday, April 18 | 1:00 - 1:20 p.m.

Bernie Steves focuses on the development of program design and placement structure, coordination of crisis management global team for placement and claims, liaison to underwriters and on-going servicing of specialty policy requirements. Steves has specialized in crisis management and product recall risk management since 1987 and is recognized as one of the country’s leading product recall and contamination insurance specialists. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona as well as a Master in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird).

Doug Wheeler - Regional Managing Director, Construction Services Group - Aon
Session: Global Surety: Why is it Growing?
Monday, April 16 | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Doug Wheeler supports contractors, architect-engineers, developers and owners in performance security matters. He focuses on commercial surety management, leading surety for Aon Power and infrastructure security for international clients. Previously, Wheeler spent 10 years underwriting surety business in Philadelphia, PA; Chicago, IL; and Rochester, NY. He earned a political science/business degree from Susquehanna University. Wheeler served as President of the Philadelphia Surety Association and worked with the NASBP Legislative Committee.

Bruce Wineman - Senior Managing Director/U.S. & Canada, Aon
Session: Beyond Compliance: Building multinational programs that perform
Tuesday, April 17 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Bruce Wineman is responsible for AGCN operations in the U.S. and Canada. He is also a member of the AGCN Global Steering Committee. In his role, Wineman manages global programs for several major multinational firms, leading global task forces on regulatory compliance options, overseeing client service as well as ensuring personnel development. Wineman is a proven expert in multinational property/casualty insurance programs, political risk and credit insurance as well as global program design and analysis.