Jim McWeeney has nearly 25 years of experience in the risk management sector and is a subject matter expert in risk and compliance, research and intelligence gathering, anti-bribery and corruption investigations and crisis response. While leading various teams throughout his career, Jim boasts experience overseeing thousands of due diligence research and intelligence assignments and hundreds of security and crisis response situations in every major market.
Just prior to founding IntegrityRisk, Jim was COO for the start-up, Risk Assistance Network + Exchange (RANE), helping to build this firm’s global network of risk experts. Jim remains affiliated with RANE as a Senior Advisor. Jim earlier served as President and Global Head, Risk & Compliance, Kroll Associates (2010-2014), where he led the firm’s due diligence, screening and compliance business to a four-fold increase in revenues. Preceding this, Jim was President/CEO of Corporate Risk International, a leading global risk management firm founded in the early 1990’s and successfully sold in February 2010. Jim is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy.
Tom McWeeney comes to IntegrityRisk with nearly 20 years of experience in law enforcement and the risk management sector. Tom most recently served for nearly six years as an executive in the due diligence and compliance business at Kroll. Prior to this, from 2005-2010, he was the Chief Operating Officer at Corporate Risk International, an international risk management and security consulting firm that was successfully sold in February 2010.
Prior to his private sector tenure, Tom served more than seven years as a Special Agent in the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He worked at HQ in Washington, DC as Supervisory Special Agent, Domestic Counterterrorism Operations Unit, responsible for counterterror investigations throughout the US. Early in his FBI career, Tom worked in the NYC office managing and investigating healthcare fraud, white collar crime, and organized crime. Tom also served as an active duty officer in the U.S. Air Force upon his graduation from the U.S. Air Force Academy.
LINDA HUANG Senior Vice President, Global Head of Research Operations
Linda Huang boasts more than15 years of experience in the fields of due diligence research and best practices, investigations, and risk management consulting, having worked with global clients across all sectors and covering subjects from a wide spectrum of industries.
Linda most recently worked nearly six years in an executive role managing a team of more than 100 supervisors and analysts at Kroll. Before this tenure, she worked from 1999-2010 at Corporate Risk International, where she led the firm's due diligence practice at the time of its purchase. Linda began her early career as a journalist and an editor with Gannett and Financial Times Energy publications. She is a graduate of Northwestern University.
DORIAN BAKER Senior Vice President, Global Head of Sales
Dorian Baker joins IntegrityRisk with nearly 15 years of experience in sales and relationship management in the reputational due diligence and enterprise risk management spaces. Prior to IntegrityRisk, Dorian worked in a Senior Business Development Management role for three years at Risk Assistance Network + Exchange (RANE), helping to structure the firm’s strategic go-to-market strategy, focusing on new business and relationship management.
Prior to RANE, Dorian spent five years at Kroll Associates as a Managing Director, with responsibility for business development and management of global enterprise accounts concentrating primarily on financial institutions and major corporations. Before joining Kroll, Dorian spent seven years at Goldman Sachs, first in the legal department as part of the Business Intelligence Group managing various transaction-related reputational diligence assignments and, subsequently, advising and servicing clients in the Private Wealth Management Group. Earlier in his career, Dorian worked in Investment Banking at State Street Bank and was a Financial Analyst at Pfizer Middle East (Cairo). Dorian received his BA in Political Science and Psychology from Williams College.
Heather Cheung leads IntegrityRisk’s due diligence and research operation for the Asia-Pacific region. She has more than a decade of experience in the due diligence and investigations business, including expertise working on due diligence projects for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies and leading financial institutions to top-tier international private equity firms.
Prior to joining IntegrityRisk, Heather was an associate research director for a global regulatory, financial crime, risk and compliance company and was also a senior researcher and consultant for a global risk consultancy. She brings extensive experience developing research inquiry resources, managing and overseeing major client projects, and supervising local operation processes and procedures. Heather’s expertise is also informed by her previously, comprehensive work on due diligence projects in the Greater China region for pre-transaction, pre-IPO, third-party vendor screening, and senior hire / executive screening. Earlier in her career, she executed Hong Kong- and China-focused brand protection and business intelligence projects for Japan-based clients.
Heather received her Bachelor of Social Science in Communication from Hong Kong Baptist University and her Master of Business Administration from the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia. She is a native of Hong Kong and fluent in Chinese and English.
Michael Short is a successful entrepreneur specializing in risk data and background screening in international markets. He brings 30 years of Asian business experience. Since 2000, Mike co-founded and financed three of Asia and the Middle East's most successful risk data and background screening businesses, and subsequently exited all via acquisition by multinational market leaders or private equity firms.
Mike previously served as an inspectorate officer in the Royal Hong Kong Police where he specialized in criminal intelligence and Asian organized crime enforcement. He is a fluent Cantonese speaker.
Mike provides specialist market expertise and support to IntegrityRisk's West Coast multinational clients, focusing on our market-leading compliance platform and due diligence background screening solutions.