Florian Stahl, Team Manager Security Method & Testing, AVL

Florian Stahl is a security and data protection expert and has dealt with these topics in his diploma in business informatics at the University of Regensburg and his master's degree in computer science at Växjö University in Sweden. He started his career at the Swedish security software manufacturer Cryptzone in Gothenburg in 2006. He returned to Germany in 2009...more

Branko Džakula, CISO, Kaia Health

As an InfoSec Executive Branko supports companies in developing a comprehensive Information Security Management System with most up-to-date best practices tailored to the needs and culture of the company in Incident Management, GRC, Data Privacy, Physical Security, Education&Awareness, Secure SDLC and Product development. As a security researcher and educator,...more

Fabian Schild, Head of Cyber Defense, Deutsche Apotheker- und Ärztebank

Fabian Schild, Head of Cyber ​​Defense, Deutsche Apotheker und Ärztebank eG has been involved in technologies for industry, the military and for eight years in the financial sector for almost 30 years. Firefighter, early adopter.

Dr. Steffen Beutlich, Data Protection Expert, DB Vertrieb GmbH

Steffen is a consultant and data protection expert with more than 10 years of experience as a leading analyst and consultant for customer data protection as well as a consultant and auditor for data protection at DB Group data protection and at DB Vertrieb GmbH, after years of work as an analyst, specialist consultant, sub-project manager and Project manager...more

Dr. Christoph Ritzer, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Dr. Christoph Ritzer is a partner of the international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, responsible for the German data protection, cyber and technology law practice. He advises clients on complex technological transactions and modern technical developments such as cloud computing, distributed ledgers, outsourcing transactions, artificial intelligence, and other data-driven...more

Adam Drabik, Former CISO, Opel Vauxhall Finance

Adam has 25 years’ international experience in building and managing IT and Information Security, mainly in Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical, Consumer Goods, Telecommunication and Financial Services industries. Adam is a founding member of ClubCISO, Consumer Goods Security Forum in the UK and Information Security Forum in Malaysia - peer groups of CISOs and Heads of...more

Henrik Becker, Lawyer, Kanzlei Becker

Henrik Becker is a lawyer specializing in fraud and compliance, IT and IT security, e-discovery and data protection. In his previous positions, he was responsible for compliance and law, risk management, audit, data protection and business continuity management. He has extensive experience in the areas of compliance, risk, audit, computer forensics, IT compliance,...more

Frank Bertisch, Head of Group Internal Audit, Coop Group

Dr. Matthias Orthwein, Partner, SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte

Sergej Epp, Chief Security Officer, Palo Alto Networks

Sergej Epp is Chief Security Officer (CSO) at Palo Alto Networks in Central Europe. In this role, he develops regional cybersecurity strategy and is overseeing cybersecurity operations and threat intelligence across the region. His functional specialities include cyber defense operations, cyber risk management and transformation management. Prior to joining Palo Alto...more

Jan Tietze, Director Security Strategy EMEA, SentinelOne

Before joining SentinelOne in 2020, Jan Tietze served in senior technical and management roles ranging from engineering to CIO and CTO roles for global IT and consultancy organisations. With a strong background in enterprise IT and an early career in senior field engineering roles in Microsoft and other security and consulting organisations, Jan understands...more

Julian Totzek-Hallhuber, Solution Architect, Veracode

Julian Totzek-Hallhuber is a Solution Architect at Veracode and a security specialist with over 15 years working in IT security. In his various roles he has been responsible for application development, penetration testing and web application security. Julian contributes to several security-related publications, and provides his expert opinion at specialist events...more

Israel Barak, Chief Information Security Officer, Cybereason

Israel Barak, is a cyber defense and warfare expert, with background developing cyber warfare infrastructure and proprietary technologies, including tjat of proprietary cryptographic solutions, research and analysis of security vulnerabilities. Israel has spent years training new personnel, providing in-depth expertise related to cyber warfare and security, threat...more

Achim Kraus, Solutions Engineering CEEUR, Corelight Inc.

Achim has worked for more than 30 years in cybersecurity, focusing on industry start-ups bringing new technologies to market. He has been involved in applying technology in the email security and next-generation firewall spaces, and has played a significant role in changing how we apply security technology...more

Frank Augenstein, Senior Sales Engineer, Tripwire

Frank Augenstein is Senior Sales Engineer at Tripwire. He has more than 20 years experience in IT and served as consultant and sales engineer in various areas of IT with focus on security.  Before Frank started with Tripwire he worked for companies like Centrify, Nutanix and Novell.​


Henning Hanke, Solutions Specialist Security Awareness Training, DACH at Proofpoint

In his role as Solution Specialist, Henning Hanke delivers software-based cyber security awareness and training solutions that help employees understand the risks associated with poor cyber hygiene and subsequently change their behaviours to strengthen a organisation’s security posture. The Proofpoint methodology takes a 360-degree approach to security education,...more

Mario van Riesen, Major Account Manager DACH, Shape Security

As a Regional Sales Director, Mario van Riesen, runs Shape Security’s engagements with key European customers across the DACH region. He is experienced in helping large brands protect their web and mobile assets from unwanted automation and sophisticated cyber attacks. Prior to Shape, Mario worked as a sales director in the software branch of a service/consultancy...more

Stephan Rosche, Sales Director, Synack

Stephan Rosche has 25 years of experience in selling IT solutions and is currently Sales Director for Synack for the DACH reqion. He gained experience in the area of application security at IBM and as a testing specialist at Veracode. In addition to security, he has extensive knowledge of software engineering and development methods, which he has acquired while working...more

Thomas Hornung, Solution Architect EMEA, Synack

Thomas Hornung is an IT professional with over 20 years of experience in IT Security, Infrastructure and Service Management. He has been assisting numerous enterprises throughout Europe in understanding, mapping and addressing their requirements, especially in the domains of Vulnerability Management, Endpoint Security, Critical Communications and Privileged Account...more

David Weber, Enterprise Sales Engineer DACH, CrowdStrike

David Weber is an Enterprise Sales Engineer at CrowdStrike and responsible for the Central Germany area. He has more than 10 years of experience in IT security in various areas and most recently worked as a Security Solution Architect closely with CISOs and CIOs to design IT security programs. Before joining CrowdStrike, David Weber worked for Computacenter AG &...more

Andy Spencer, VP Sales Engineering, Cofense

Andy Spencer has 25 years of IT experience, from early days as systems manager and consultant to his current role as senior sales engineer at Cofense. During his many years at Veritas and Symantec, he has gained substantial experience in data storage and data security. His primary goal has always been to improve the business results of his clients through innovative...more

Ian Wallace, Sales Engineer DACH, Cofense

Since completing his PHD in AI at Kingston university Dr Ian Wallace has worked in IT, predominantly in the areas of technical education and IT security. The combination of technical and educational skills has enabled him to successfully build several vendors sales channels from the ground up, in DACH, Eastern Europe and APAC. He is currently employed as a Senior...more

Rupert Collier, Director of Sales – EMEA , RangeForce

Rupert Collier is Director of Sales – EMEA at RangeForce and, over the last 20 years, has worked in product management and commercial roles at many leading companies in the cybersecurity and wider technology industries. Bilingual in German and English, Rupert is responsible for RangeForce’s business development activity outside of the United States and will give...more

Daniel Gordon, Senior Solutions Engineer, DACH, OneLogin

Daniel Gordon is a Senior Solutions Engineer at OneLogin, helping customers address today's Identity and Access Management challenges through the cloud-based OneLogin Trusted Experience Platform. Before joining OneLogin, Daniel worked at Jive Software, Proofpoint, and Data Global. Daniel earned his degree at the University of Tübingen.

Nikolei Steinhage, Sr. Sales Engineer, Crowdstrike

Nikolei Steinhage is an Enterprise Sales Engineer at CrowdStrike covering Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He joined Crowdstrike with tenure from Blue Coat Systems and Fidelis Cybersecurity, where he spent significant parts of his 16 years defending against cyber attacks. In that time, Nikolei has developed deep knowledge of perimeter security, encryption, SIEM and...more