Michael Floyd is a founding partner in QVerity (www.qverity.com), a company that provides training and consulting services worldwide in deception detection, screening, and interviewing techniques. Michael provides training and consulting services for Forbes Top 10 families and large corporations throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. He is widely recognized as a leading authority on interviewing, detection of deception, and elicitation in cases involving criminal activity, personnel screening, and national security issues. Michael is the founder of Advanced Polygraph Services, where he spent 10 years conducting high-profile interviews and interrogations for law enforcement agencies, law firms, and private industry. He has most recently been involved in providing training and consulting services in the areas of detection of deception and information collection to firms in the financial services and audit communities. Michael began his career as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Military Police, serving in the U.S. and Asia. He subsequently served as a Special Agent with the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency. Throughout a career that has spanned more than 35 years, he has conducted more than 8,000 interviews and interrogations worldwide. A graduate of the University of South Dakota with a B.S. in Education, Michael also holds an M.S. Degree in Detection of Deception from Reid College, and a JD Degree from Seattle University School of Law.