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...more

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,...more

David Anumudu, CISSP,CSSLP,CISM, Solution Architect, Flashpoint

David Anumudu's IT career spans over 30 years working in a wide range of roles including software development, product management, scalability testing, application security and risk intelligence. David's role as a Solution Architect for Flashpoint involves working with both enterprise and public sector customers across EMEA to help them develop and drive their risk...more

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...more

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,...more

Tobias Schubert, Enterprise Sales Engineer DACH, CrowdStrike

Tobias Schubert is an Enterprise Sales Engineer at CrowdStrike and is responsible for the area of Southern Germany and Austria. He has more than 15 years of IT security experience in various areas and has worked extensively in Network Detection and Response closely with CISOs and CIOs, as well as analysts from Security Operations Center and Incident Response. Before...more

Stefan Bosnjakovic, IAM & GRC Architect, DKB Deutsche Kredit Bank

With two decades of experience working in cybersecurity, Stefan has developed an acute contextual understanding of securing enterprise in global markets. From the inception of his career working as advisor to UNIDO, Stefan acquired a global outlook working on several business process engineering projects all aimed at securing critical infrastructure in different parts...more

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...more

Andy Renshaw, Senior Director - Market Planning - Fraud and Identity, ThreatMetrix

At LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Andy helps solve the complex challenges of the evolving fraud, identity and authentication market, getting to the root of business problems and architecting solutions to match. Andy brings deep industry expertise from working in the financial services industry, skilled in Banking, Credit Analysis, Fraud solutions, Risk transformation,... more

Daniel Sandmann, Attorney at Law, Senior Lecturer at University of Augsburg and ICN Business School Nancy/Berlin

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... more

Tolga Yilmaz, Vulnerability & Penetration Testing Manager, MAN Truck & Bus SE

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...more

Peter van Zeist, Sr. Solutions Consultant, LogMeIn

Peter van Zeist is Solutions Consultant at LogMeIn with over a decade experience in the SaaS market. His roots go back to online support, enterprise file sharing and remote access. He is partly still active in that area today, but with a focus on Online Collaboration and Password Security with customers of LogMeIn. LastPass is the latest technology within his portfolio...more

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...more

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,...more

Jirko Kaeding, Account Executive – DACH Region, BitSight

Jirko Kaeding is Account Executive at BitSight (the Standard in Security Ratings), managing Commercial sales in the DACH region. He has several years of experience in Sales and IT, working previously in large organisations like Cisco and Xerox. His current responsibilities at Bitsight include leading the business in the region by working on a daily basis...more

Frank Borchard, Head of IT, Otto Group

Mr. Frank Borchard's involvement in within the Otto Group dates back to for over 40 years, where he spent the last 2 decades in senior IT position at the e-commerce giant.
In his current assignment, he works as an internal strategic consultant with a focus on security issues. Mr. Borchard's previous responsibilities have been tightly focused around...more

Jakob Oberascher, Senior Sales Engineer DACH and Eastern Europe, Digital Guardian

Jakob has been working in the cybersecurity for the past 20 years. Throughout this time he has maintained professional curiosity and passion for challenging technology. He currently works in capacity of Sr. System Engineer at Digital Guardian where he consults clients on their data security initiatives on daily basis.

Nathan Howe, ZPA Principal Architect, Zscaler

Nathan Howe has 20+ years in security experience across a multitude of organizations including governments, enterprises and telco service providers. In his current role at Zscaler he serves as the Principal ZPA architect across EMEA since early 2017.
For this position he can draw on extensive...more

Patricia Andre, Business Continuity Manager, Allianz Partners

For the past 10 years, Patricia has dedicated her career to disaster recovery, business continuity and resilience at the heart of Iconic German Companies. Having graduated with a Master’s degree in computer science and with vast experience in project management, Patricia now manages Allianz partners’ business continuity management with her acquired expertise in...more

Marcus Mueller, VP of Enterprise Sales EMEA, OneLogin

Having graduated in Mechanical Engineering, Marcus has spent the last 20 years working in the IT industry, helping North American SaaS companies expand their operations into the EMEA market. With a wide ranging background working with with software and services vendors across every industry, Marcus now heads up OneLogin's EMEA business as GM EMEA

Christoph Kumpa, Director DACH & EE Region, Digital Guardian

Christoph Kumpa is M.Sc., CCIE and has a proven Consultancy background. He worked with System Integrators and Networking- and IT-Security Companies since more than 2 decades. He serves as a Director to Digital Guardian since 2017, working with a strong team of Cyber Security individuals to cover Central and Eastern Europe, addressing organization’s need for Data...more

Jake Curtis, Information Security Officer, BurdaForward

Jake Curtis is the Information Security Officer at BurdaForward, a leading German media company, a role he has held since 2015. In this position he is responsible for the information security management system of his organization and for driving the employee security awareness programs.  Jake is passionate about implementing information security culture across...more

Felix Czwikla, Data Protection Officer, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare

Felix Czwikla is the Data Protection Officer at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare. After completing studies in law, Felix applied his expertise in IT legal matters to a variety of data protection roles, saving time to be an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. As Data Protection Officer, Felix was instrumental in the implementation...more

Georg Mattern, Information Security Professional, Siemens

Georg’s exceptionally diverse expertise in IT is born from a 20 year career in information technology. Georg began his career balancing engineering and computer science studies until he joined Siemens as a system Engineer to ascend into Information Security. His technical knowledge has allowed him to flourish in the creation and delivery of secure applications,...more

Wolfgang Fricker, Manager IT, Compliance & Security

Wolfgang Fricker, is responsible for IT Security and IT Compliance (ISB) at Lotto24 AG. Wolfgang holds over a decade experience in the Information Security industry with a background in retail, e-commerce and telecommunication area. Proven ability to build and position IT Security as a business enabler with strategic direction through... more