ROSEVILE, CALIF  95678 - 916-768-7533


One of the most experienced high technology investigators in the world
Corporate Security Manager at Netscape & myCFO
Experienced in developing innovative programs to reduce theft and safeguard proprietary data
Experienced trainer and teacher specializing in high tech theft, prevention and network abuse
Over 24 years management & budget experience plus Masters Degree in administration
 Nineteen (19) years experience working in and with high technology companies in Silicon Valley
Twice president of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association, Silicon Valley Chapter
Experienced in developing disaster, crisis management plans, and security policies
Chief of Police in three  California cities for 15 years - 32 years total law enforcment

                                       John C. Smith Group  California PI License No. 20492
Specializing in investigations and security consulting.  We provide many services including:

1-17-00 to 10-03-03       CORPORATE SECURITY MANAGER
                                       myCFO Harris Bank, Redwood City, CA

myCFO is a wealth management company specializing in financial issues such as managing money, bill paying, and investments for high wealth individuals.

Responsible for
6-2-99 to 1-17-00           SENIOR INVESTIGATOR (Management Series Position)
                                       World Wide Investigations, Corporate Safety & Security Department
                                        3Com Corporation, Santa Clara, CA 95052

3Com is the manufacturer of network equipment, modems, and Palm Pilots.

Responsible for:
1-21-98 to 5-31-99         SECURITY MANAGER (CORPORATE)
                                       Netscape Communications Corporation, Mountain View, CA 94043

Netscape offered the first commercial Internet browser, created enterprise software for large networks and created and offered Internet access to individual users through Netscape's Portal.

Responsible for:

1997 to 1999                   PROGRAM COORDINATOR & INSTRUCTOR
                                        Corporate Security Management Certificate Program
                                        University of California Extension, Santa Cruz
                                        Silicon Valley / Santa Clara County, California
9-18-89 to 1-21-98         SENIOR CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR
                                       High Tech Theft & Computer Crimes Unit
                                       Team Leader High Tech/Computer Crime Investigators
                                       Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office

10-4-84 to 9-1-89           CHIEF OF POLICE
                                        Mountain View Police Department, Mountain View, CA 94041

Managed Police Department with budget of $8.2 million & 122 employees. Responsible for administration of the department, hiring, training, budget management, and long range forecasting of workload needs.  Served as a member of City's disaster planning group and budget committee.  Assisted with planning and implementation of Computer Aided Dispatch system. Implemented a prioritized call for service procedure.

Appointed by Attorney General to Board of Directors for District Attorney's Technology Theft Association (High Technology Crime Investigation Assoc) grant from OCJP.

10-1-77 to 10-4-84          CHIEF OF POLICE
                                         Porterville Police Department, Porterville, CA 93258

Managed Police Department, communications center for both police and fire, and served as the City's Disaster Preparedness Coordinator. Served as Chairperson for the City's meet and confer committee. Wrote City ordinances and other reports as directed. Designed and coordinated installation of a digitally encrypted radio system.

1-6-75 to 9-3-77               CHIEF OF POLICE
                                          Port Hueneme Police Department, Port Hueneme, CA 93042

Master of Public Administration Degree, University of Southern California, 1974

Selected as member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, National All University Honor Society
University of Southern California Chapter

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Social Sciences Major, LaVerne College, 1971

Received thousands of hours of training in the fields of security management, security assessments, disaster preparedness, computer crime investigation, computer & network functions, management, and various law enforcement subjects.

Taught Introduction to Business, supervision, administration, management & organization, investigation, and criminal justice classes, at various California colleges and Universities. Taught various subjects at police academies.

Made presentations to various industry groups including SANS, ISSA HTCIA, CERT, SRI, Sun Users Group, and Uniforum.

Investigator of the Year 1994, Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office
Mountain View Rotarian of the Year - 1986/87
Mayor's Award, City of Port Hueneme Employee of the Year 1972
Scholarship Award, Peace Officer Research Association of California, Ventura County 1971
Outstanding Cadet, Top Academic Student, Ventura College Police Academy, Feb 1966.

MILITARY: United States Marine Corps, May 1961 to May 1965.

I have testified in court as an expert on narcotics, alcohol, and fingerprints.

Retired member California Police Chief's Association
ASIS International (corporate security manager's association
Information Systems Security Association
High Technology Crime Investigation Association, Silicon Valley Chapter (First president and president again in 1994).
Roseville Chamber of Commerce

Enrolled member of the Choctaw Indian Tribe of Oklahoma