Vanessa Neumann, President and CEO of Asymmetrica, to Discuss Illicit Trade, Organized Crime and Terror Groups at Rutgers University-Newark

Vanessa Neumann, President and CEO of Asymmetrica, to Discuss Illicit Trade, Organized Crime and Terror Groups at Rutgers University-Newark

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Danielle Schwab
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WHAT: “Emerging Threats: Illicit Trade and the Funding of Terrorist Networks.” This event is open to the public and media.

WHO: Vanessa Neumann, president and CEO of Asymmetrica and a leading expert on illicit trade, will discuss international drug cartels, organized crime and terror groups.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 22, 11 a.m. -12:50 p.m.

WHERE: The Dana Library, Rutgers University, Newark Campus,185 University Ave, Newark, N.J. 07102

Vanessa Neumann
BACKGROUND:  Vanessa Neumann’s work has focused on understanding how illicit trafficking networks are dominated by organized crime and terrorist networks, which are now working together more than is widely understood and pose a threat national security. In this groundbreaking talk Neumann will reveal the nature of these networks and how exposing this issue is of increasingly urgent importance.

In addition to her position running Asymmetrica, Neumann is group leader at the High Level Risk Forum Task Force on Charting Illicit Trafficking at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) as well as a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI.) As an expert on illicit trafficking and strategies to confront crime-terror pipelines, she has consulted for Interpol and is a regular adviser to the U.S. State Department and Department of Defense.

About Asymmetrica

Asymmetrica provides custom-tailored strategies for its Fortune 100 and government clients to counter transnational threats and criminal networks to either enhance national security or defend brand integrity. As management consultants, we advise on the internal reorganization of global corporations to more effectively protect their intellectual property. 

www.asymmetrica.net

 

Media Contact
Danielle Schwab
973-885-9499