Eugene Ferraro is the founder and Chief Ethics Officer of Convergent, Inc. He has been a corporate investigator for over 29 years. Specializing in the investigation and prevention of workplace violence, employee dishonesty, fraud, harassment, discrimination, substance abuse, and ethical misconduct in the workplace, he has conducted thousands of investigations for employers (public and private) throughout the United States and elsewhere. His clients include some of the most successful corporations, law firms and insurance companies in the country. His expertise includes loss prevention/asset protection and security management, negligent and inadequate investigation, negligent hiring, supervision and retention. Eugene is a published author and book critic, and lectures frequently on the topics of workplace investigations, applicant screening and employee misconduct prevention and intervention. He has authored a number of books on the subject of workplace investigations. He is Past President and Past Chairman of the Board of the National Council of Investigations and Security Services.