Who is Jeff Lanza?

A 20-year FBI veteran

An Engaging Keynote Speaker

An Expert in Cybercrime and Fraud

Jeff was an FBI Special Agent for over 20 years, during which he investigated cybercrime, organized crime, human trafficking, and terrorism. Jeff has lectured at Harvard and Princeton Universities and written two highly reviewed books. He is featured in a Netflix documentary about the FBI and he often appears on national television news programs where he talks about the growing threat of cybercrime.

Jeff was chosen as the best speaker in the 60-year history of Kansas City’s prestigious Plaza Club. He is a professional speaker who has provided over one thousand presentations on the topics of cybercrime, leadership, crisis communication, ethics, identity theft, body language and more. His clients include 20th Century Fox Entertainment, UBS, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Nationwide, Citigroup, The Young Presidents Organization, American Century, Hallmark, H & R Block, Hess Oil, Standard and Poor’s, Financial Executives International, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo and others. He developed and presented a program on identity theft prevention which was used to educate a nationwide audience of Citigroup employees. Jeff was a headline keynote presenter at an international cyber security conference in Dubai in 2022. As a special guest and cyber security expert, he presented to employees and business clients of Optus Communications in Sydney, Australia in 2023.

Jeff was head of operations security for the Kansas City FBI and a graduate of the world-renowned John E. Reid School of Interviewing and Interrogation. He is a certified FBI instructor and has trained numerous government agencies and corporate clients on how to interpret and project body language for more effective interpersonal communication.
In addition to his latest book on the topic of cyber security, Jeff authored speeches for FBI executives and has been published in The Kansas City Star, Ingram’s Magazine and on the FBI National Web site.

Jeff consulted for academy award winning director Ang Lee during the production of “Ride with the Devil”, and he has provided regular consulting services for television and movie production in Hollywood at Steele Films and Granfalloon Productions. Jeff was a major contributor and appeared on camera in a recent episode of The History Channel’s, “America’s Book of Secrets”. He was featured in the companion documentary to the major theatrical release “Runner – Runner”, which stars Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake. Jeff has been featured in television commercials on the topic of fraud prevention.
Jeff was recruited by the FBI from Xerox Corporation, where he was a Computer Systems Analyst. He has an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from the University of New Haven (Connecticut) and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas.

I have received nothing but positive comments from the group. Everyone thought you were engaging, funny and most importantly provided a vast amount of information to our clients. I’ve had advisors ask when you would be coming back next!
A Wells Fargo financial advisor

following a presentation in St. Louis, Missouri

Hire Jeff to speak at your event

“Thank you for speaking at the EPCOR conference yesterday. I just wanted to share that you were the best speaker I listened to all week and I received a ton positive comments from our attendees. As the closing Keynote Speaker, you really ended the conference on a high note and I hope to hear you speak again soon.”

Kelly Burkett, Meeting Planner

Professional Development Group II

“I would highly recommend Jeff Lanza, he was absolutely awesome!! His presentation was one of the best we have had. Very informative and useful for every individual. Jeff has a wonderful way of keeping you engaged in the whole presentation. He is dynamic, informative and entertaining! The slide presentation is meaningful and real. He would be an asset to have at any conference. Our feedback from having Jeff this year was amazing. “Outstanding” on every evaluation form.”
Laurie Adams

President, Pennsylvania Association of Medical Staff Services

“Thank you for speaking at the EPCOR conference yesterday. I just wanted to share that you were the best speaker I listened to all week and I received a ton positive comments from our attendees. As the closing Keynote Speaker, you really ended the conference on a high note and I hope to hear you speak again soon.”

Kelly Burkett, Meeting Planner

Professional Development Group II

“I would highly recommend Jeff Lanza, he was absolutely awesome!! His presentation was one of the best we have had. Very informative and useful for every individual. Jeff has a wonderful way of keeping you engaged in the whole presentation. He is dynamic, informative and entertaining! The slide presentation is meaningful and real. He would be an asset to have at any conference. Our feedback from having Jeff this year was amazing. “Outstanding” on every evaluation form.”
Laurie Adams

President, Pennsylvania Association of Medical Staff Services

I have received nothing but positive comments from the group. Everyone thought you were engaging, funny and most importantly provided a vast amount of information to our clients. I’ve had advisors ask when you would be coming back next!
Wells Fargo Advisor