Lt. Colonel James J. Emerson, USMC (Ret.), is Vice President at the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C).
Jim has more than 42 years of law enforcement and security experience, encompassing a wide spectrum of national security and public safety disciplines with a 17 year focus on cybercrime investigation, computer forensics, and related criminal intelligence.
In addition to holding numerous certifications in cybersecurity and digital forensics, Jim has presented both evidence and expert testimony related to digital evidence in US Federal Court and trained law enforcement executives, criminal investigators, and prosecutors regarding digital evidence and forensics.
Jim has been the Chairman of the International Association of Chiefs of Police Computer Crime and Digital Evidence Committee for over ten years and currently serves on a NCMEC task force to their Advisory Council.