Featured Speaker: Alan Mulally

Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer of The Ford Motor Company from 2006 to 2014, has accepted the organization's invitation to be the keynote speaker at its annual convention this fall. He will share his insight on "strategic and operational leadership and working together " during NAAA's opening luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 14.

Following his presentation, Mulally will be joined on stage for a moderated question and answer session by BSC America Chairman and CEO Ray Nichols, KAR Auction Services CEO and Chairman of the Board Jim Hallett, and Cox Automotive President Sandy Schwartz.

Mulally led Ford's turnaround from a company on the brink of bankruptcy to one of the world's leading automakers. He guided the Ford team in working together on a compelling vision, comprehensive strategy and relentless implementation of the One Ford plan to produce profitable growth for all of the multinational corporation's stakeholders. Due to his management, Ford was the only major American car manufacturer that did not ask the federal government for a bailout during the Great Recession. READ MORE

General Session: Leadership in a Cyber Environment – Today’s Threat Landscape and Mitigation Strategies

Speaker: Holly Hubert

Today’s Cyber threat landscape is highly complex, ever-changing, and all organizations are at risk. Executives face extraordinary challenges – sophisticated nation-state attacks, shortage of cybersecurity skills, talent retention, applying organizational risk tolerance, and even insider threats. In this presentation, Hubert draws upon her 25-year FBI career to take on these issues and more. Regardless of your organization’s size, you’ll leave with must-do Cyber-risk mitigation strategies.

About Holly Hubert

Holly Hubert, CEO, Former FBI Agent, served as an FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) and had executive oversight of all Cyber, Terrorism, Counterintelligence, Intelligence, and Criminal Programs to include all Crisis Management and SWAT assets.

She previously served as the Cyber Squad Supervisory Special Agent, founded the FBI Buffalo Cyber Task Force and secured federal funding for the Western New York Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory. Hubert received numerous career commendations during her 25-year career, and in 2017, she founded GlobalSecurityIQ, cybersecurity company that provides comprehensive solutions that help organizations assess and harden themselves from Cyber-related threats.



Former President and Chief Executive Officer
of the Ford Motor Company
(From 2006-2014)

Alan Mulally

Former FBI Agent

Holly Hubert


Convention Dates:
November 12-16, 2018

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
6902 E. Greenway Parkway,
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
(480) 624-1000