Speakers

Paul van den Berg, Strategic Relations & Partnerships, NCSC-NL


Experienced, innovative and results-oriented business leader with a convincing track record in IT strategy, governance, project management and consulting; active in both Fortune 500 multinationals as well as in the public sector, in the Netherlands and abroad. Paul is currently focusing on cybersecurity and privacy compliance requirements for boards.


Dimitri van Zantvliet, Chief Information Security Officer, Nederlandse Spoorwegen


Dimitri joined NS (Dutch Railways) in 2021 as their Chief Information Security Officer. He has been in the field for 3 decades as CIO, CTO and CISO. His responsibilities span cybersecurity matters on governance, mobilitychains, IT-, IoT- and OT strategy and European Railway Cyber Projects. Next to that he is co-chair to the Dutch and European Rail ISAC. Dimitri holds...more


Marc Berns, Chief Information Security Officer, Allianz Benelux


Marc is the CISO for Allianz Benelux, an insurance company based in Brussels, Rotterdam and Luxemburg, part of the Allianz SE group of companies.Throughout his career, he has worked in heavily regulated industries from investment banking to insurance. His focus is implementing risk based governance over information security in IT operations outsourced to third parties.


David Palmer, Business Lead for Blockchain Technology, Vodafone


David Palmer is a digital visionary and global platform innovator. He is the Vodafone Business Lead for Blockchain Technology, and he has been key to exploring the application of blockchain to telecoms and wider business. David is an expert on the convergence of digital technologies and new... more


Patrick Van den Branden​, Group IT Security Officer, Euroports Group


Patrick joined Euroports in 2020 as Group Information Security Officer. He has been in the IT trenches for over more than 30 years as a programmer, a system admin, as head of IT infrastructure and an IT Manager. As the GISO of Euroports his worldwide responsibilities cover all aspects of cybersecurity: assisting the infrastructure team in deploying secure infrastructure,...more


Arash Rahmani, Head of Information Security, Nationale-Nederlanden C&C


Arash Rahmani is a Trusted Advisor Information Security where he helps organisation leaders align their business and information security strategy and mitigate their information security risks. He is currently the head of information security C&C at Nationale-Nederlanden. He also held positions in IT & information security at Royal Schipol Group and Aegon,...more


Raymond Kleijmeer, Senior Officer Cyber Resilience, De Nederlandsche Bank


Raymond Kleijmeer is working at De Nederlandsche Bank as senior officer for cyber resilience. De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) is the central bank and financial prudential supervisor of the Netherlands. DNB seeks to safeguard financial stability and enhance the cyber resiliency of financial institutions and the financial system as a whole. Raymond has been involved...more


Frans Szabó, Lead IT for Operational Technology, Rabobank


Frans Szabó has more than 33 years of experience in the banking industry. Working in -amongst others- the fields of core IT, Service and delivery management, Continuity Management and marketing and customer support.  In more recent previous positions, Frans protected the bank's customers against fraud through cybercrime and later... more


Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos, Senior Vice President of Emerging Tech Insights, KnowBe4


Dr. Lydia Kostopoulos is Senior Vice President of Emerging Tech Insights at KnowBe4. She is a multi-disciplinary professional whose expertise lies at the intersection of strategy, security and emerging technologies. Dr. Kostopoulos brings a systems thinking approach to her work, examining technology opportunities and risks in the context of global macro trends, geopolitics,...more


Hanan Levin, VP Sales EMEA, Hunters


Hanan Levin has over 20 years of experience in creating, delivering and selling innovative enterprise cyber solutions. Prior to his role as VP Sales EMEA at Hunters, Hanan served as VP Products at various companies like ForeScout and Illusive Networks. Earlier in his career, Hanan was part of the initial engineering team at Check Point developing Firewall-1, VPN-1...more


Christian Borst, EMEA CTO, Vectra AI


Christian Borst, EMEA CTO at Vectra AI has more than 15 years of experience in IT and Cyber Security. Before joining Vectra AI in 2022 he built and executed the global cyber security strategy for Richemont – a leading luxury goods group. As a former consultant and current Advisory Board & Board Member, he is actively engaged in the cyber security community across...more


Julian Kanitz, Lead Sales Engineer, Recorded Future


Julian Kanitz is Lead Sales Engineer at Recorded Future supporting the DACH region. He holds a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and served 12 years in the German Military. He has been evangelizing Threat Intelligence for various enterprise security programs for the past 3 years.


Rachid Mekdoud, Senior Sales Engineer, OPSWAT


Rachid Mekdoud is a senior sales engineer at OPSWAT. With more than 20 years of experience with various international integrators and software editors, he is at the service and listens of several companies to help them with their cyber security projects. He trains partners to bring the OPSWAT vision and promotes the program "OPSWAT Academy" which is free, open to...more


Paul Mote, Senior Director, Solutions Architects, Synack


Paul Mote has extensive experience in the realm of cyber security. His career spans over a decade where he has held roles ranging from intrusion analyst all the way to his current role of World Wide Sr. Director of Solutions Architects at Synack. Paul knows that organizations must get out of the "whack-a-vuln" game and supports clients across every vertical as they...more


Robert Elferink, Sr. Manager, Sales Engineering Benelux & Nordics, CrowdStrike


Robert Elferink is Sr. Manager, Sales Engineering Benelux & Nordics at CrowdStrike. During his 20 years of experience, he held various technical leadership roles at companies such as Dell, NetApp and Nutanix. At CrowdStrike, he leads the sales engineering team in the Benelux and Nordics. Robert and his team are known as renowned trusted advisors in the region...more


David Lomax, Systems Engineer, Abnormal Security


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Tom McVey, Solutions Architect, Menlo Security


Tom McVey is an EMEA Solutions Architect at Menlo Security, where he works to achieve his customer’s technical requirements and architects web and email isolation deployments for organisations across many different industries. Coming from a background in UEBA & insider threat - he provides expert cybersecurity advice and strategic guidance to...more


Guus Van Delft, Bug Bounty & Crowdsourced security Account Executive, Intigriti


Guus is a happy family man with a healthy passion for security. He is leading the Intigriti commercial team in the Netherlands, and since 2019 he has advised companies on their crowdsourced security approach, Bug Bounty, and working with ethical hackers. The world of security is evolving rapidly, and so he loves to share his knowledge in a pragmatic approach, inspiring...more


Rasham Rastegarpour, Sales Engineer, ReliaQuest


Rasham Rastegarpour has over 21 years of Experience in IT which was mostly focused on enhancing the security stance of many organisations. Since the start of his career Rasham has held multiple positions and therefore, he has been and participated in many different disciplines which makes him a jack of all trades and master of a few. With his education...more


Rick Verhagen, Cybersecurity Enterprise Account Executive, Darktrace


Rick Verhagen is a Cyber Security Enterprise Account Executive at Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI. At Darktrace, Rick works with leading organisations in a range of industries to deploy and operationalise cutting edge technologies. During Rick's tenure at Darktrace, the company has grown to over 7,500 customers and...more


Matt Ellison, Director of Sales Engineering EMEA and APAC, Corelight


Matt Ellison is the Director of Sales Engineering for EMEA and APAC with over 20 years experience in providing technology solutions for companies around the globe. He has specialised in cyber security for over 15 years across endpoint, network and user technologies and has led teams in product management, product marketing and technical sales. Matt’s experience...more