Henrik Becker, Director of Compliance & Risk Management, Unitymedia
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.
Isabel Münch, Head of Preventive Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructures Division, Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)
Ms Muench is an Information security expert and works for the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). She is head of division "Preventive Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructures" within the BSI. She has a wide range of experience in advising, evaluating and auditing Information security related issues both in the private and in the public sector.... She participates in the national and international discussions in this field and is a well-known author in the area. Her key activities cover the development and advancement of the IT-Grundschutz and the BSI-Standards on information security management including risk and business continuity management and the coordination of the activities concerning Critical Infrastructures.
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.
Klaus Nötzel, Corporate ICT Information Security Officer, EUMETSAT
Klaus has the role of the Corporate Information Security Officer at EUMETSAT. EUMETSAT is the leading European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites. He was responsible for the Satellite Control Centre of Deutsche Telekom and developed in the 90ies one of the first fully integrated Satellite Control Centres. Klaus holds a degree... in electronic engineering and data communication. In the field of organisation development he holds a Master degree in coaching and organisation development. He is certified as Risk Manager, ISO 27001 Lead Implementer, CISSP and CCSP. Klaus is a fellow of The Royal Society of Arts. He supports the mission of the RSA to address today's most pressing social challenges. His research led to the development of a new human process model for the development of an information security culture in organisations. He is a frequent speaker at national and international information security conferences. His main objective is to create a risk and security aware corporate culture.
Yao Schultz Zheng, former Information Protection, IT Risk, IT Security, IT Compliance and Privacy Officer, BMW
Digital transformation is Yao Schultz Zheng’s vision and mission. Over the course of her career she’s held roles all across the IT and information security spectrum, with expertise in risk, compliance, privacy and security management, as well as in more ‘hands on’ roles, such as architect and Scrum Master. She’s a strong proponent of aligning security and... compliance initiatives with business needs, and ensuring that they’re integrated ‘by design’ into digital product and service lifecycle process. Projects she’s particularly proud of include the development of a best-of-breed digital transformation roadmap, a risk-based digital product lifecycle process, the use of AI / Smart Data Analysis for both customer experience and vulnerability detection, and developing an Identity and data lifecycle security & safety strategy to protect business and IT service continuity. She believes that technologies as well as political, economic and social climate are reaching the maturity necessary for connected enterprises to initiate a sustainable global digital transformation pilot program.
Markus Kügel, Information Security Officer (Eurex Clearing & Clearstream Banking), Deutsche Börse
Markus Kügel is a highly experienced IT and information security professional, with a career of almost 30 years in the field. In his current role with Deutsche Börse, he is Information Security Officer at both Eurex Clearing and Clearstream Banking, both of which are major international financial services providers with a strong future-oriented technological... approach. He has an extensive technical background, with particular expertise in software configuration management and technical design, and holds a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science.
Simon Moores, Director, Zentelligence
Simon Moores is a Technology Futurist and Information Risk Consultant. A former Sky News contributor and ‘Technology Ambassador’ for the British Government, he is a Vice President of the Conservative Science and Technology Forum. Specialising in information security risk, the evolving nature of artificial intelligence and the ethical challenges of the new attention... economy, Simon advises organisations and governments on the converging and accelerating technology trends now shaping the future of business and society.
Chris Meidinger, Sales Engineer DACH, CrowdStrike
Chris brings 15+ years of experience in customer-focused technical service to CrowdStrike, where he leads technical pre-sales in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He comes to us from SecurityScorecard, Inc, where he built the Customer Success and Support organization. Prior to that, Chris was the Director of the global Pre-Sales... Engineering team at Agari Inc, and the Technical Director for financial and regulated industry customers at Sendmail, Inc. Throughout his career, Chris has gathered extensive experience architecting and delivering security solutions to customers across the Global 2000 and the public sector in both the United States and Europe. His mission is to leverage his prior success and broad experience to ensure jubilance among CrowdStrike's most valuable asset – our customers.
Mohamed Ibbich, Senior Technology Consultant, BeyondTrust
Mohamed Ibbich is a Senior Technology Consultant at BeyondTrust based in Frankfurt, Germany with a proven track record of being a trusted advisor to both customers and partners. He brings over 18 years of experience as a partner reseller in the UK, DACH, and Middle-East regions with deep expertise in selling security and encryption solutions to the enterprise customer... base in both the public and private sectors. He has specialized in pre- and post sales consulting in the IT security and encryption sectors. Prior to working at Avecto, a BeyondTrust company, he was a Senior Pre-Sales Consultant at WinMagic and a Sales Engineer at Sophos.