John E. Mack III

Co-Head Investment Banking Group, Head of Security Group

Imperial Capital, LLC

John E. Mack III

Co-Head Investment Banking Group, Head of Security Group

Imperial Capital, LLC

Prior to joining Imperial Capital, Mr. Mack founded USBX Advisory Services, LLC, where he was the Chief Executive Officer of this preeminent boutique investment banking firm focused on the Security Industry. Before founding USBX, Mr. Mack served as Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Protection One, Inc., the second largest security alarm monitoring business in North America and a party to approximately 200 M&A/Finance transactions. Mr. Mack earned a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles.

John Robuck

Managing Director, Security Finance

Capital One Bank Commercial & Specialty Finance, Commercial Banking

John Robuck

Managing Director, Security Finance

Capital One Bank Commercial & Specialty Finance, Commercial Banking

Mr. Robuck is Managing Director of the Security Finance lending practice within Capital One Bank’s Commercial and Specialty Finance business. In this role, Mr. Robuck leads a team in the underwriting and structuring of senior asset-based and cash-flow financings for middle-market businesses. Specific sectors of focus include alarm monitoring, public safety, government contracting, defense/homeland security, and systems integration businesses.
 
Prior to joining Capital One in 2011, Mr. Robuck served as Director of CapitalSource Finance’s Security Lending Group where he helped to develop the growth strategy for the business and identified opportunities with new private equity sponsors, intermediaries, and businesses, while continuing to build a portfolio of well-performing, high-yield senior loans. Mr. Robuck has an established presence in the physical and government security markets and participates in several security industry conferences as a panelist and has been often quoted in industry publications. Mr. Robuck also held various other underwriting and portfolio management positions at CapitalSource Finance prior to his work in the Security Industry.
 
Mr. Robuck has more than 14 years of senior debt investment experience and more than 12 years of specific security industry experience.
 
Mr. Robuck obtained his Bachelor’s of Science degree with a dual concentration in Finance and International Business from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

Thomas Lynch

Director for Security Technology

IHS Markit Technology

Thomas Lynch

Director for Security Technology

IHS Markit Technology

Thomas Lynch is the Director for Security Technology at IHS Markit Technology. IHS Markit have been providing research on the Security and Critical Communications market now for over 15 years and is a recognized leader in security research and market intelligence. Thomas and his team of global experts focus across video surveillance equipment, safe cities, public safety, future communications technologies such as LTE, command & control and Cybersecurity.

Thomas holds an Distinction at MBA from the University of Leicester in International Business, is a Chartered Marketer, Chartered Manager and has nearly 20 years operational, engineering communications and security experience and is recognized as an international speaker and critical communications and security market expert.