ERI’s John Shegerian Delivers Keynote Presentation on Data Protection and Environmental Challenges at the ITAD Summit

John Shegerian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of ERI, the nations leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, delivered the opening keynote presentation yesterday at the ITAD Summit at the Eden Roc Resort in Miami Beach.

For the keynote, Shegerian shared his presentation, A New Frontier: ITAD in a World of Increasing Data and Environmental Challenges, to the international gathering of IT professionals and experts. During the presentation, he shared the very real dangers of hardware hacking and how the problem has evolved.

ITAD Summit 2019 is the premier ITAD and Mobility industry meeting for professionals in the IT asset disposition sector. From mobility to enterprise experts, participants include IT resellers, brokers, electronic recyclers, and ITAD professionals engaged across the IT equipment ecosystem to collaborate on best practices, enhance procurement opportunities and discuss the latest industry trends.

It was a great honor and privilege to be here at the ITAD Summit in Miami, sharing information on one of the most critical and pressing issues in society today “ the hardware hacking of private data, said Shegerian. This event is vitally important to organizations of all shapes and sizes, because it gives thought leaders from all over the world the opportunity to share what they know and discuss vital best practices for ITAD. Communication and education are vital if we are to problem-solve and work together to create solutions that protect our planet as well as our digital privacy and security.

It was also announced at the event that ERI will take a leadership role as a Corporate Member of the ITAD Coalition, the professional trade association designed to promote best practices across the ITAD industry.

ERI is the largest fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company in the United States. ERI is certified at the highest level by all leading environmental and data security oversight organizations to de-manufacture, recycle, and refurbish every type of electronic device in an environmentally responsible manner. ERI has the capacity to process more than a billion pounds of electronic waste annually at its eight certified locations, serving every zip code in the United States. ERIs mission is to protect organizations, people and the environment. For more information about e-waste recycling and ERI, call 1-800-ERI-DIRECT or visit

Paul Williams
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