Christopher T. Macolini is an expert in Latin American investigations with over twenty-five years of law enforcement and private industry investigative and security experience.
For the past seven years, Chris has been the Managing Director for MIC Worldwide, a full service investigative and security consultancy providing investigative, business intelligence, risk mitigation and training services to corporate, legal, government and private entities worldwide with interests in Latin America.
For two years, Chris was in charge of Investigations for Microsoft’s Anti-Piracy/Anti-Counterfeit operations in Latin America and the Caribbean. While in this position, Chris spearheaded intellectual property investigations throughout the region that lead to the seizure of hundreds of thousands of copies of pirated and counterfeit Microsoft products and resulted in significant savings to the company.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Chris spent fifteen years with the Drug Enforcement Administration in both operational and managerial positions throughout the U.S. and Latin America. In addition to being the Head of Intelligence for DEA’s Miami Field Division, where he expanded the Intelligence program from eighteen to thirty-six analysts, he was also the Regional Intelligence Manager for the Southern Cone region of DEA based out of Bolivia and with responsibilities for all intelligence programs in Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina. Chris also participated in DEA activities in Panama, Peru, Colombia, Mexico and Colorado, in addition to establishing and heading the Latin America section of the Tactical Support Unit at the El Paso Intelligence Center. Chris has spent over twenty-five years in Latin America, is fully bilingual and bicultural.
MIC Worldwide is a global, corporate investigative and security consulting firm founded and run by Americans catering primarily to U.S. and European clients requiring corporate investigative, business intelligence and risk mitigation services throughout Latin America. MIC Worldwide was founded by former U.S. Federal law enforcement and private sector executives with over 25 years of experience in Latin America. We pride ourselves in combining U.S. values with solid regional knowledge. MIC Worldwide adheres to a strict code of ethics.