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AFIO Presents: FBI ASAC Lisa Gentilcore on Chinese Use of Social Media

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Basque Cultural Center

599 Railroad Ave

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Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Time: 11:30AM non-host cocktails, noon meeting

Where: Basque Cultural Center, South San Francisco

Speaker: FBI Assistant Special-Agent-in-Charge, Lisa R. Gentilcore

Topic: Chinese Use of Social Media

Ms. Gentilcore was born in Summit, New Jersey and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biology (Chemistry) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1993. In 1997, she completed her Master of Science degree in Biology (Neuroscience) from Georgia State University (GSU) in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to working for the FBI, she was a research assistant at GSU and a medical assistant and claims processor at a medical clinic in Atlanta, GA.

Ms. Gentilcore joined the FBI on October 24, 1999. She began her career as a Special Agent in the San Francisco Division, Palo Alto Residency, investigating counterintelligence matters. Her investigations included technology transfer and economic espionage cases. She was the lead case agent on the Supervision case which culminated in the first economic espionage conviction in history.

From 2000 - 2007, Ms. Gentilcore was a member and an Assistant Team Leader of the San Francisco Evidence Response team. She deployed to Fresh Kills Landfill following 9/11, the crash of American Airlines 587 and the bombing at Chiron in Emeryville CA among other crime scenes.

In 2006. Ms. Gentilcore was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent in the Counterintelligence Division at FBI Headquarters. She became the Senior Supervisory Resident Agent in the Palo Alto Resident Agency in 2007 where she supervised economic espionage and technology transfer cases. Ms. Gentilcore moved from the Palo Alto Resident Agency to the San Francisco Headquarters in 2008. She was promoted to her current position, Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the Counterintelligence Branch, in May 2014.

In addition to her time in San Francisco and FBI Headquarters, Ms. Gentilcore has served in a temporary capacity in the Iraqi Theatre of Operations in 2004 and in Pretoria, South Africa in October 2007.

Ms. Gentilcore is married and has a five-year-old son.

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