August 14, 2023 | 9:00AM ET
Haggai Alon, CEO & Founder, Security Matters
Haggai Alon is the founder of Security Matters (SMX) and has over 17 years of experience in commercializing technology. He has commercialized technology out of the Ministry of Defense in Israel as well as in the private sector. Haggai Alon held several roles during his time at the Ministry of Defense and was the CEO of an economic consulting firm focusing on M&A. He has a masters degree out of Tel Aviv and Haifa Universities in international relations and political science and will soon complete his Ph.D.
Dan Aldridge, Founder, SHARE Series
Dan is currently the Managing Partner for Asbury Investor Relations (AIR). AIR is an innovative strategic communications firm, focused on helping small and mid cap public companies to maximize their efforts with the investment community. They offer a value-added alternative to traditional IR resource models with services ranging from advisory and special situation engagements to full and partial outsourcing of key investor relations functions. He is also the President of the National Investor Relations Institute for the Southeast and has been on the board of directors for the past five years. He was formerly the Senior Director of Investor Relations (IR) for Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), where was responsible for managing the company’s relationships with the investment community, and creating and disseminating all financial communications, including the company’s strategy and vision. Prior to ICE, Dan led the Investor Relations function for CF Industries, INC., based in Chicago, IL. Prior to CF, Dan helped lead the IR department at The Home Depot and had leadership roles in their internal audit/consulting and FP&A functions for over seven years. Dan started his career at UPS where he had increasing levels of responsibility in the Internal audit, and FP&A departments, including M&A. Dan is a graduate of The University of Georgia Terry College of Business with a BA and Masters degrees in Accounting. Dan also holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license and the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation.