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ISCPO 360 Security

ISCPO 360 Security

By Byron Smith
The International Supply Chain Protection Organization (ISCPO) podcast is for those interested in learning about security in the supply chain and upcoming events.
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It’s Summertime!

ISCPO 360 Security

Conversation with Tony D'Onofrio - CEO of TD Insights
As we enter the fifth month of the COVID-19 event, I hope everyone is doing well and you have been able to enjoy some of your summer with your face mask in hand and adhering to the social distancing requirements.  This episode, I had the wonderful opportunity to spend some time with Tony D’Onofrio, the CEO of the consultancy firm TD Insights.  Tony is consistently listed as a Top 100 Global Retail Influencer  for his work in retail, security, and emerging technologies and he publishes regularly on multiple platforms including  Instagram,  Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.  His futurist views have been shared on stages in the Americas, Asia, Australia, and Europe. Previously, Tony was Chief Customer Officer (CCO) at Tyco Retail Solutions (now Sensormatic), part of Johnson Controls.  At Sensormatic, he managed global customer relationships, marketing, source tagging, and transitioning key security solutions into “as a service” models.  His career has included executive roles in both security and information technologies companies.  Tony is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University (BA) and Cleveland State University (MBA) in USA. I hope you enjoy the podcast as much as I enjoyed speaking with Tony! Website: 2020 ISCPO Conference Presentation - The Disruptive Future of Retail ISCPO Website
July 08, 2020
Conversation with Tom Meehan, CFI - ISCPO Board Member and CSO/CISO at CONTROLTEK USA
With the COVID-19 event, its been a couple months since we had some time to work on the ISCPO podcast.  This week we had a wonderful time sitting down with Tom Meehan via ZOOM of course.  Just a few details below about Tom including his LinkedIn profile link and we have included a link to his book - Evolution of Retail Asset Protection: Protecting your Profit in a Digital Age.  Hope you enjoy this podcast and feel free to rate and share.  Tom Meehan, CFI is a leading loss prevention expert in all things cybersecurity and information technology.  He is the chief strategy officer and chief information security officer at CONTROLTEK, the retail technology editor at Loss Prevention Magazine and the co-host of the Loss Prevention Research Council podcast CrimeScience. His industry influence is also present through his roles as Sr. Technology Advisor, board member and Innovation Team Chair with the Loss Prevention Research Council.  Prior to joining CONTROLTEK Tom was director of technology and investigations with Bloomingdale’s, where he was responsible for physical security, internal investigations, asset protection systems and data analytics. Prior to his 13-year tenure at Bloomingdale’s, he worked for Home Depot in loss prevention, and has had various technology, loss prevention, and operational roles at several other companies. ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Tom Meehan - LinkedIn Profile   Tom Meehan's Book - Evolution of Retail Asset Protection Protecting your profit in a Digital Age If you have any ideas for a future podcast or webinar, please drop us a line at
May 06, 2020
2020 ISCPO Conference: Are you registered?
As we kick-off Season 2 of the ISCPO 360 Security Podcast, we want to thank all those that gave us ideas for episodes, listened/shared our episodes and especially to our guest that made each episode worth listening too.   In this episode you will be able to listen to details about the beginning of the ISCPO and it’s mission from Glenn Master and Rod Fulenwider.  From last February's conversation with Glenn and Rod, this episode is a great listen to understand where ISCPO all began. Using the links below, make sure you checkout all the details about the 2020 conference.  Our Keynote Speaker - Lisa Mitchell, Founder of Power Body Language will be sharing Winning High-Consequence Conversations .  For more details about the sessions and our solution partners that will be sharing with our attendees, visit the conference main page link below.    2020 ISCPO Conference Main Page   Five Reasons To Attend the ISCPO 2020 Conference 2020 Conference Agenda & Speakers Contact Us Email Byron Smith, ISCPO Chairman Register today for the 2020 ISCPO Conference in Dallas, Texas
January 29, 2020
Conversation with Henry Bonner and Mark Russo of Riskpulse
What a great opportunity to sit down and have a wonderful chat with Henry Bonner and Mark Russo of Riskpulse.     Riskpulse is a supply chain risk analytics company that helps its clients and their partners increase the predictability and stability of their financial and physical operations globally.   Many of the largest food shippers, consumer packaged goods manufacturers, automakers, and retailers trust the Riskpulse Score (RpS) and the Riskpulse suite of cloud-based software applications to standardize their quantification of risk and guide their operational planning.   Headquartered in Austin, TX, Riskpulse is rapidly becoming the standard way for members of the supply chain to get the signals they need to optimize for risk. Mark Russo: Mark is the SVP of Weather Operations at Riskpulse based in Chicago.  He ensures weather forecast accuracy, product timeliness, and customer-focused impact-oriented communication for supply chains, business operations, and commodity trading/hedging.  He also is an American Meteorological Society Certified Consulting Meteorologist. After graduating from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Meteorology, He has spent the past 21 years applying global weather and climate to supply chains, agriculture, and energy. Prior to joining Riskpulse in 2013, Russo worked for Chesapeake Energy and Citigroup/Smith Barney where he provided accurate and timely weather forecasts . Throughout his professional career, Mark has been active in the American Meteorological Society.  Outside of work, Mark is a huge sports fan, especially baseball, and resides in the western suburbs of Chicago with his wife and three children. Henry Bonner: Henry has over 25 years’ experience in the risk management technology space.  Originally in the FinTech sector focused on the emerging field of risk management in capital markets in the 1990's.  He transferred these skills and experience to the energy commodity sector as the energy markets deregulated and was a founding team member of the leading technology company in the physical commodity risk management space. The exposure to the business of commodity supply chains led to the development of risk management solutions oriented to physical movements. More recently, Henry became involved in the Agribusiness commodity technology sector as CEO of one of the largest software companies in the sector, with solutions for managing risk in supply chains, particularly for the Consumer-Packaged Goods and Food & Beverage industries. As the Chief Product Officer of Riskpulse, Henry leans on his deep risk management technology experience across physical and financial markets, to guide Riskpulse as the leading innovative solution for supply chain predictive and prescriptive analytics and risk measurement. Riskpluse Website Riskpulse LinkedIn Page Riskpulse Twitter Page Concerning the 2020 ISCPO Global Supply Chain Security Conference, registration is now open.  Use the link below to access the conference web page and registration.  Hope to see you there and if you have any questions about the conference, drop me an email at ISCPO Global Supply Chain Security Conference
December 30, 2019
Conversation with Ryan Yost of Avery Dennison
I had a great time with this episode chatting with Ryan Yost of Avery Dennison.  Ryan is vice president/general manager for the Printer Solutions Division (PSD) for Avery Dennison Corporation. He was appointed to this position in April 2017, after serving as director of Commercial, Avery Dennison RBIS since October 2015. In his role, Ryan is responsible for worldwide leadership of and strategy for the Printer Solutions Division, focused on building partnerships and solutions within the Food, Apparel and Fulfillment industries. As the general manager of PSD, Ryan is also responsible for the core business functions for the division, including operations, marketing, finance, human resources, communications, legal, and information technology. Ryan joined Avery Dennison in 2001. Since then, he has held various roles in Label and Graphic Materials in Operations and Supply Chain and within RBIS in both Operations and Commercial leadership. Before joining Avery Dennison, Ryan held business positions in management consultancy with Ernst & Young.  He received his MBA from Cleveland State University in 2003. Avery Dennison is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Avery Dennison Website Avery Dennison LinkedIn Page Avery Dennison Twitter Page Concerning the 2020 ISCPO Global Supply Chain Security Conference, registration is now open.  Use the link below to access the conference web page and registration.  Hope to see you there and if you have any questions about the conference, drop me an email at ISCPO Global Supply Chain Security Conference
November 11, 2019
Conversation with Rod Fulenwider of Optic Risk Solutions
We had a wonderful conversation with Rod Fulenwider of Optic Risk Solutions and there is a quick update on the 2020 ISCPO conference in this episode.   More about Optic Risk Solutions:  Optic Risk Solutions is a global enterprise of security and loss prevention experts that can help companies or organization establish policies and procedures that will make the environment safer and more secure.  Optic Risk Solutions’ strategy is simple – they protect your people, your product, your property, and your profits.  They do this by providing risk and loss prevention solutions to companies worldwide. Loss occurs at some level in every company and most organizations cannot identify those exposures. That is their commitment is to the clients they partner with.  If you are ready to have an experienced team of risk and loss prevention experts make your company stronger, then contact them for more information about their services and what they can do for you.  Website - Optic Risk Solutions  If you have an idea for a future episode or you know someone we should chat with, drop us a note at  
October 03, 2019
It’s Summertime!
Checkout our Summer 2019 Newsletter Highlights:  The recent LP Magazine article by former Chairman and Co-Founder Rod Fulenwider In Case You Missed It! - Full 2019 ISCPO Conference Recap Executive Roundtable Interview with Board Member Liz D'Aloia Update on the ISCPO 2020 Conference Get connected to our LinkedIn Professional Group Summer 2019 ISCPO Newsletter link: 
July 17, 2019
Conversation with Terry Sullivan, President of The Loss Prevention Foundation
While at the 2019 RILA Retail Asset Protection Conference, we spent some time and had a great conversation with Terry Sullivan, the President of The Loss Prevention Foundation .  The Loss Prevention Foundation (LPF) is an international leader in educating and certifying retail loss prevention and asset protection professionals.  LPF’s mission is to advance the retail loss prevention and asset protection profession by providing relevant, convenient and challenging educational resources.  Founded in 2006, and governed under the leadership of a 34 member board of directors, LPF is the only 501 (c) 6, not-for-profit organization of its kind; exclusively recognized by and dedicated to the retail loss prevention and asset protection industry.  The Loss Prevention Foundation’s retail focus is set by a board of directors, composed of LP individuals who largely hold senior level positions at retail companies or in companies that serve the retail sector.  Unlike bigger trade associations, whose boards are composed of retail CEOs, the Loss Prevention Foundation is exclusively created to serve the education needs of the retail LP/AP profession.
May 07, 2019
Conversation with Jeff Clark, Founder & CEO of 7PSolutions
 7PSolutions provides Global Visual Management to biopharma, high-value, high-theft risk cargoes and progressive industries and manufacturers around the world who need to communicate with their assets or manage their supply chain.  7PSolutions leverages the extensive knowledge, experience and expertise of their leadership team and employees.  Their partners include logistics experts, cold chain specialist, cGMP quality assurance, security and GPS|GSM technology industry veterans, all of whom understand the critical importance of providing climate control and security monitoring and management for cargo, all while maintaining stringent regulatory compliance.    Jeff Clark, Founder & CEO has a unique background that combines 27 years managing global logistics companies and seven years directly involved in the life sciences industry.  He retired from the freight forwarding industry in 2003 to become part of a nine person team who started BioStorage Technologies a global organization recognized as the benchmark for providing management, logistics, and storage services of biological samples to the life science industry.  Find out more about 7PSolutions at
April 07, 2019
The ISCPO - How it all began!
Great conversation with the ISCPO co-founders Glenn Master and Rod Fulenwider on how it all started!
March 07, 2019
ISCPO - 2019 Conference Update
Sharing a quick update on the approaching ISCPO 2019 Conference including the sessions and solution partners joining us this year.   
March 02, 2019
Launching ISCPO 360 Security Podcast
Upcoming 2019 conference info along with agenda details
January 15, 2019