Ruben Caris, Anti Financial Crime, HypoVereinsbank – UniCredit Bank AG
Ruben Caris is a well-regarded Corporate Security Intelligence and Anti-Fraud Governance expert based in Munich’s UniCredit Offices. In 22 years of multisectorial exposure within IT security, Ruben has been tasked with challenging vulnerability detection and resilience projects. His knowledge of preventative measures and forensics have earned Ruben several accolades,... namely the publishing of his book on the psychology of fraud which was endorsed by both State and Finance Police and the ACFE and several appearances in the media and lecture halls as a leader in his field. On a day to day basis, Ruben is concerned with the shift from Risk orientation to Business orientation.
Georg Gann, Regional Sales Director DACH & Eastern Europe, Venafi
Georg Gann is the Regional Sales Director DACH & Eastern Europe at Venafi. Prior to Venafi, Georg worked for WinMagic as Director Sales CEE & Benelux from May 2011 - June 2016. He was responsible for building the WinMagic business in that region including all the Sales activities in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as Benelux. He started... his career in 1997 as a Product Manager for HP printers at Ingram/Macotron before moving over to HP to build up the Software OpenView partner business. Before leaving HP and moving on to Computacenter to head up the HP business there in 2004, he held several titles, including Strategic Alliance Manager, EMEA. From 2006 to 2009, Georg developed the Channel business at Ultimaco Safeware AG. He holds a Diploma in Business Administration from Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany with temporary stations in the USA and Sweden.
Heiko Löhr, Head of Section, Cybercrime Unit, Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA)
Heiko Löhr joined the German Federal Criminal Police Office (Bundeskriminalamt or BKA for short) in 1990. Prior to his current appointment he served as a CID officer on a variety of positions in the fields of Counterterrorism, Protection Service and in the Negotiation Group.
After his advancement to the senior career level of the criminal police... in 2003, Heiko Löhr became an Advisor to the President within the Staff of the Executive Board and he lead the BKA World Cup 2006 Project Team. In 2008, Heiko Löhr became a Head of Section within the Serious and Organised Crime Division. In 2009, he was promoted to Head of Section and Deputy Head of Staff of the Executive Board. Since 2013, Heiko Löhr has been serving as Deputy Head of the Cybercrime Unit and as Head of the Cybercrime Strategy & Outreach Section. During his career, Heiko Löhr did extra-occupational university studies in business & public administration and in commercial information technology. Heiko Löhr holds the rank of Detective Superintendent.
Stefan Bosnjakovic, IAM & GRC Architect, DKB Deutsche Kredit Bank
Marcus Mueller, VP of Enterprise Sales EMEA, OneLogin
Marcus leads the EMEA region’s revenue and customer operations. He has over 18 years of software sales experience spanning start-ups to large technology companies with a focus on building high performance teams in Europe. Before joining OneLogin, Marcus helped grow the Central Europe business for start-ups like Jive, CipherCloud, plus he has also operated as Managing... Director for several software and professional services organisations.
Daniel Sandmann, attorney at law, senior lecturer at University of Augsburg and ICN Business School Nancy/Berlin, Head of Compliance for leading insurance company.
Daniel is a frequent key note speaker and publishes on regulation, new technologies and digital strategy. Daniel had global compliance and regulatory roles with an international Financial Services Group in Munich, leading international regulatory change projects. Prior to this, Daniel was Director at Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt and... in charge of the interaction with regulators globally, including coordination of regulatory audits and of the colleges of supervisors. Before heading the Regulatory Contact Office, his positions at DB included global compliance coordination of Outsourcing, regional Compliance Officer and reputational risk management coordination.
Daniel has been a research fellow at the Universities of Muenster and Barcelona. He studied at University of Muenster law school and received the bar exam at the Berlin Federal High Court. Daniel graduated from University of St. Gallen and Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation and has a teaching assignment on Compliance at the University of Augsburg.
Tolga Yilmaz, Test Manager für Verwundbarkeits- und Durchdringungsversuche, MAN Truck & Bus AG
Tolga Yilmaz is a seasoned international IT and Information Security leader and evangelist. Coming from a technical background, Tolga has a vast understanding of Information Technology. Having worked in various areas such as Operations, Audit, Risk Management and Governance he has a broad sense of security and the matter behind and beyond it. Tolga currently has... been tasked with establishing and leading the Vulnerability & Penetration Testing unit at MAN Truck & Bus and is responsible for technology-related awareness programmes and security-related technology scouting. Before his current appointment, he used to work for CSC, a global consulting company in Germany, and abroad for HSBC, DenizBank, Albaraka, and Kromtel in various capacities engaging in large scale international projects.
Ron Peeters, Managing Director EMEA, Synack
Ron Peeters is a seasoned IT industry executive with more than 30 years experience in IT working for an array of advanced technology companies around the world. As Managing Director, he is responsible for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region for Silicon Valley based Synack, Inc., a rapidly emerging market leader in offensive security testing and controlled crowdsourced... ethical hacking. Ron is a Dutch National with a MBA from Case Western Reserve University in High Tech Marketing.
Marek Pietrzyk, Director and Program Manager, UBS Switzerland
Marek Pietrzyk – since 2012 Program Manager for UBS "Data Protection Program" and since 2018 for UBS "Attack Monitoring, Analytics and Tooling" - is responsible for a cost effective implementation of bank’s sophisticated Information Security Cyber Defense requirements set. In this role Marek coordinates activities required to protect sensitive information using... advanced data immunization technologies, and detecting any anomalies in user or device behavior, which would pose a security threat to bank's operations, or data protection.
Marek is an accomplished risk and information security practitioner within the Financial Industry – with over 20 years of experience and a work record. Prior to joining UBS, Marek provided consulting services to major European banks – both as VP Technical Architect at American Management Systems (AMS) and Sapient, and later as founder and CTO of AzzTech (software consulting company Munich) and Scientia Network (IT strategy consulting company Zurich).
He is an author of several publications on Software Architecture and Requirements Management and delivers talks on "Data Protection and Information Security" topics at the major Information Security and Identity Management and e-Crime conferences across Europe.
Matthias Jungkeit, Chief Information Security Officer, Münchener Hypothekenbank
Matthias Jungkeit is the Chief Information Officer of Münchener Hypothekenbank and is responsible for the information security and privacy of the entire company. Before He took on this role, He served as Chief Information Security Officer of CACEIS. In addition, Mr. Jungkeit worked as a consultant for companies such as Capgemini and Steria Mummert.... He received his academic degrees from the University of Göttingen and the LMU Munich, where he completed his Master's degree in Computer Linguistics.
Henrik Becker, Director of Compliance & Risk Management, Unitymedia Kabel
Henrik Becker is the Director of Compliance & Risk Management at Unitymedia (a Liberty Global plc company), Germany’s leading cable provider. In this role his responsibilities include SOX, compliance and ethics, risk management, business continuity management, and insurances. He has extensive experience in IT compliance, fraud detection and investigation,... and information security: before joining Unitymedia in 2015, he was Manager of the Center of Excellence Fraud & Compliance Management at SAS Institute GmbH, focusing on Fraud Detection & Big Data Detection Analytics, Integrated Compliance, Tax Compliance and Cyber Security. He has also held senior roles with responsibility for fraud, risk and compliance at Rölfs WP Partner AG and KPMG Forensic, as well as having worked as a lawyer, with specialisms including Fraud and Compliance, IT and IT Security, E-Discovery, and Data Protection.
Christoph Ritzer, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
Dr Christoph Ritzer is a partner at the international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, responsible for the German Data Protection, Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice. Since many years, Christoph focuses on information technology, data protection and cybersecurity laws. He advises clients on complex transactions in the technology area and recent technological developments,... such as cloud computing, blockchain technology, outsourcing transactions and other issues in the FinTec space. Christoph is especially experiences in dealing with cybersecurity breaches and operates as breach counsel for many of his clients. He advises clients across a variety of sectors, ranging from start-ups to German DAX 30 groups and US companies. Alongside his focus on financial institutions and the technology sector, he has special expertise in advising the pharmaceutical sector.