Tom Meehan, CFI

Tom Meehan, CFI
Tom Meehan stands as a trailblazer in the fields of loss prevention, retail technology, cybersecurity, IoT, AI, risk management, and FinTech. With a distinguished career marked by exceptional achievements, Tom is recognized as a top influencer and thought leader in the industry.

Tom contributes his knowledge and expertise in his significant roles at the Loss Prevention Research Council, where he is a Sr. Technology Advisor, board member, and Innovation Team Chair. His editorial prowess is evident as the retail technology editor at Loss Prevention Magazine, where he shares insights and perspectives on industry trends. Furthermore, Tom is the co-host of two podcasts, Loss Prevention Research Council podcast CrimeScience and The Cash News Podcast, engaging with audiences and fostering discussions on pertinent topics in the fields of retail and banking. Lastly, as the accomplished Author of "Evolution of Retail Asset Protection: Protecting your Profit in a Digital Age," Tom offers valuable perspectives on safeguarding profits in the ever-evolving digital landscape.

In 2024, Tom's expertise was acknowledged with the prestigious recognition of being among the Top Retail Experts by Rethink Retail. His global impact was previously highlighted in 2023 when he was recognized among the Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on Risk Management, and named the Overall Top Voice by Thinkers 360 and LinkedIn Top Voice for IT.

Tom currently holds the position of President at CONTROLTEK, where he provides strategic leadership and contributes to the company's overall success. Tom previously served as CONTROLTEK's Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Information Security Officer, shaping strategic direction, and enhancing information security. His extensive career and impactful contributions span roles at Bloomingdale’s, Home Depot and various esteemed companies, showcasing versatility in technology, loss prevention, and operations.

Speaking in:

June 6
2:45 pm3:30 pm
A.I., face matching, RFID and other technological advances create benefits and challenges to data and personal privacy. Our panel of experts will explore how LP/AP leaders can better educate themselves about these technologies, how they can leverage their knowledge with c-suite executives, and how to remain ever-vigilant about the dark side of these tools, including things such as deep fakes and… Read more