The MSU JJCBE’s David Orser Executive Speakers Forum is named for David B. Orser, a 1966 MSU graduate who started funding the program in 1988 in order to inspire MSU business students to pursue careers as innovative, responsible, and ethical business leaders.

These events are FREE and open to the public!

Upcoming Orser Executive Speakers Forum:


Past Speakers:

Arthur Peterson                            

David Oreck

Joseph Wells

Gerald Searfoss

John Goodrich

J. Luther King

Sam McDonald

James Alderson

Martin White

Paul Stewart

Christopher Disher

Dana Lasher

Jonathan Howlett

Mary Perry

Delmar Jones

Lyle Knight

Investment Panel (4 speakers)

Andrew Field

Alan Rypinski

Ian B. Davidson

Jeff Sundheim

Stu Bohart

Richard Broome

Richard "Bob" Chickering

M.H. Elovitz

Ashley Jablow

Kristy Young

Marty McVey

Gerald Grinstein

Tim Solso

Lachlan Perks







Photo of Nicole Jones, Fall 2017 Orser Speaker

Nicole Jones
FALL 2017

TITLE: "Cybersecurity and Privacy: the Perspective of a Google Lawyer"

Thursday, October 26

Public Presentation: 5:00-6:30 pm
Location: Jabs Hall 111

MSU Calendar:

About the Presentation

Jones will describe her journey from MSU to Google as well as how and why she counsels on designing products with security and privacy in mind. She will also touch upon some pending cases and legislation that will significantly impact the future of the internet and how these topics affect business.

About the Orser Speaker:

As the Senior Law Enforcement & Security Counsel at Google, Jones provides legal counsel on matters related to cybercrime, government requests for user data, information security, and internal investigations. Jones works closely with security engineers and user protection investigators to manage significant fraud, abuse, and security issues across Google’s products and services.

Prior to joining Google, Jones was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of California, where she was a member of the National Security and Cybercrimes Section. During her tenure as a federal prosecutor, Jones investigated and prosecuted a variety of crimes with a focus on computer intrusions, Internet fraud, financial crimes, and national security matters. Jones was the lead attorney on multiple successful felony trials, contested evidentiary hearings, and Ninth Circuit appeals. In addition to her duties as a prosecutor, Jones was responsible for training and advising other prosecutors and federal agents on law and technology issues.

Nicole Jones earned a bachelor’s degree in business with a marketing option from Montana State University in 1997 and a J.D. from Stanford University Law School in 2003.

At MSU, Jones was involved with ASMSU, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, and the Pi Sigma Alpha chapter of Mortar Board.

For more information about the forum, contact Anna Reardon at 406-994-6195 or