Technology Innovation and Security
CEO & Founder of M-CAT Enterprises
Founder, CEO & Show Host – Tech Innovation Network
Member of the Firestorm Expert Council, Advisory Board Member for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the University of Texas (BSOM)
With more than 25 years of technology innovation and security experience, Anyck Turgeon is a proven executive with unmatched end-to-end security expertise (including IT management, data security and privacy, fraud prevention/detection/management, governance/risk/compliance (GRC), physical security, chemical safety and executive/financial management).
M-CAT Enterprises is an end-to-end security solution provider whereas the Tech Innovation Network (TIN) is an online platform featuring the foremost tech innovation leaders delivering revolutionary solutions in areas such as high tech, clean tech, biotech, healthcare, fraud, GRC, security, privacy and nanotech. Since TIN’s first recorded radio show aired in 2009, Ms. Turgeon has interviewed eminent thought leaders about their ground-breaking solutions that led cleaner air, intelligent automation and, most importantly, legitimate economic growth. Her global audience surpasses 1,167,983 professionals in high-tech, law, fraud, GRC and executive business management
Previously, Ms. Turgeon assisted CoreClean Group, one of the largest U.S. clean tech security conglomerates, as CEO and Chief of Information, Strategy and Security. Being a key executive (CEO & CISS) with a strong technology background, Ms. Turgeon used security as a key differentiator and led a strong business turnaround – leading all subsidiaries toward an exciting future and resulting in four premier international honorary award recognitions in 2011.
From 2005 to 2010, Ms. Turgeon served as a senior executive at Crossroads Systems (NASDAQ: CRDS), a data storage, security and protection company. As an international data management and protection expert, Ms. Turgeon joined Crossroads in 2005 to lead strategic storage, security, marketing, investor relations and corporate communications efforts. From 2000 to 2005, she oversaw three key strategic departments at the head office of Oracle Corporation: Oracle Portal, Oracle Industries and Oracle On Demand/Outsourcing. Ms. Turgeon also served in various senior management, executive and strategic roles at Sysix, Prism Solutions and Platinum Technology.
A highly accomplished business executive who has a lengthy record of U.S. and international industry recognitions, Ms. Turgeon is recipient of the prestigious 2011 International Business Distinguished Honorary Award Recognition as Executive of the Year in Energy, the 2011 ABA Distinguished Honorary Recognition as Turnaround Executive of the Year and the 2010 International Stevie Award for “IT Executive of the Year”. She also received the 2010 and 2008 “Industry’s Most Valuable Performer” Awards, the 2008 “Shaping Information Security People” Award, and obtained finalist recognition for the 2009 and 2008 “Best Executive” from the American Business Awards.
In terms of academic accomplishments, Ms. Turgeon completed an extensive amount of training at Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley, York and Laval Universities, as well as with Oracle, Learning Tree International and the Department of Homeland Security. Her latest recognitions include special honors as the fastest recipient of the General Management Certificate from the McCombs Executive School of Business at the University of Texas, as well as the premier certification as OCEG Governance, Risk & Compliance Professional (GRCP). Ms. Turgeon has also secured the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation from ACFE and is currently completing her studies in business intelligence (CBIP) from TDWI, digital forensics (GCFE) & IT Security (GISP) with the SANS Institute as well as CPP (Certified Physical Protection) from ASIS.
From a practice side, Ms. Turgeon has designed, deployed and managed solutions resulting in $3B in sales to small to large organizations worldwide, including General Motors, JP Morgan Chase, Visa, Nike, Thomas Newspaper, the Toronto Stock Exchange and the United Nations. Ms. Turgeon holds an extensive educational background, serves on the board of several organizations, plays an active role in numerous charities, and is an member of highly-reputable associations such as Department of Homeland Security/Stanford Research Institute (DHS/SRI), SINET and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).