Jeff Lanza – Speaking Topics and Handouts

Jeff’s style is designed to provide serious information in an entertaining way. The humor is always tied to key learning points and Jeff does not present a problem without providing solutions and mitigating strategies to avert the threat. His most requested presentation topics are outlined below by category.

Fraud Prevention

Hoodlums to Hackers: How Criminals Get Your Information and What You Can Do to Stop Them
The main focus of this non-technical presentation is on how prevent the most recent threats involving identity theft, cyber fraud, social networking scams, tax refund fraud and payment fraud. It is the most popular presentation for wealth advisor client events because it answers many questions that advisors receive from their clients. The audience will be informed, inspired to take action and entertained at the same time. Fraud is a serious topic, but as with all of Jeff’s presentations, it incorporates humor to engage the audience and help them remember key learning points.

Cybercrime: How to Keep Yourself and Your Business Safe
This presentation focuses on the most current cyber threats against individuals and businesses. From account hijacking to database hacking to the crypto locker ransom scheme, Jeff educates the audience by providing real examples, the vulnerability that allowed the crime to occur and what you can do to prevent it from happening to you. There are no technical prerequisites for this program. The presentation targeted to business employees, managers, executives and anyone interested in keeping themselves or business safe from cybercrime.

Innovations in Fraud: How to Protect Yourself and Your Business From the Latest Threats
The main thrust of this presentation is how to prevent various types of internal and external fraud including cybercrime, embezzlement and check fraud. Jeff uses real life examples of the latest hacks, scams and tricks to demonstrate how fraud occurs and what countermeasures individuals and businesses of all sizes can take combat the innovations of criminals.

Cyber Smart is Cyber Safe: How to Keep Kids Safe in a New Era of Communication
We live in an age where many children know more about communication technology than their parents. Monumental shifts in the way we communicate have provided vast power to a generation of youth whose decision making ability may not have matured to the point where it would prevent them from using the technology to do something that they will ultimately regret. This program can be presented in a children’s version, a parents version, or both. Both programs teach how be smart online, avoid the pitfalls of the cyber world and embrace the technology in a safe and productive way.


Leadership Communication: Develop, Deliver, Connect
Whether you are communicating your ideas to one person, a small group or a large audience, your ability to deliver messages that motivate and inspire is crucial to success. This presentation will focus on how to develop great messages, deliver them effectively and to connect with your clients and stakeholders to achieve maximum results.

Passionate Leadership: A Sustainable Model For Success
This inspirational keynote session, based on real-life and enduring examples from Jeff’s career as an FBI agent, offers a five pillar approach to effective leadership in any organizational setting.

Crisis Communication
When a crisis occurs in any company, across any industry, there are in reality two separate crises. The first is the immediate problem that caused the crisis in the first place. The second crisis can far outlive the first and potentially destroy a company. The second crisis involves the public’s perception of what happened, how it happened and what was done to fix it and ensure their safety and well-being.

Media Relations
Jeff offers a comprehensive half or full day program on how to deal with the media during all types of situations. This training includes videotaped roles plays with student critiques. Jeff teaches how to get your message across and how to avoid the tricks and traps that the likes of Connie Chung and Chris Hansen used on him during his career as an FBI agent and spokesman.

Public Speaking
Jeff has presented over one thousand keynote presentations to groups of all sizes. He provides training on effective public speaking and communication. The program is gleaned from his experience as a professional speaker and teaches how to grab your audience’s attention and deliver a memorable message in a compelling way. This training is very customized. Please contact Jeff directly to discuss your specific needs in this area.

The World Beyond Words: Reading and Projecting Body Language for Better Communication
Is a person buying into your message? Is it time close the deal or try another approach? Whether we realize it or not, all of us are in marketing, as we sell ourselves and our ideas on a daily basis. Jeff will help enhance communication skills and business relationships by increasing the ability to understand key signals that make up two-thirds of our projected communication.


Leadership Integrity
During his 20 year career as an FBI Special Agent, Jeff Lanza investigated organized crime, cyber-crime, sex trafficking and terrorism. But his main focus was rooting out corruption and fraud. Along the way, he learned what causes the white collar criminal to step over the line and how their decision making relates to human morality, values and character. “Leadership Ethics”, applies this insight and perspective to help professionals ensure a future of success and accomplishment while maintaining steadfast and unwavering integrity.

Terrorism in America

This highly informative and timely presentation provides a contextual basis for understanding the risks of terrorism. In addition, Mr. Lanza provides resources, tips and advice on how to stay safe and what to do if it happens.


Handouts (PDF)