Dr. Manfred Boudreaux-Dehmer, CIO, NATO

Dr. Manfred Boudreaux-Dehmer is the inaugural Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). His principal responsibility is to realize the Allies’ vision for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in support of NATO’s purpose to guarantee freedom and security of its 31 member nations. Under the mandate of the North...more

Jani Räty, CISO/Associate Director, Nordic Investment Bank

Jani started his career as a scientist and moved later into a career involving quality, information and security management. Experience in international companies in biotechnology, medical devices, SaaS solutions and finance has provided him a unique insight that often security problems have common root causes despite of the industry and regulations. Currently his...more

Bjørn R. Watne, Senior Vice President & Chief Security Officer, Telenor

Mr. Watne is Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer at Telenor Group, and an advisor to EUROPOL. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from University of Agder in Norway and an Executive MBA from ESCP Business School in Paris, France. Watne has more than 20 years of professional experience with information security and cyber risk management...more

Andrea Szeiler, Global CISO, Transcom

Andrea Szeiler is a passionate IT Cybersecurity expert working as the global CISO of Transcom. She is President of the Women4Cyber Hungary Chapter and is a mentor and the proud founder and former president of WITSEC (Women in IT Security) and serves as a role model for the next generation. She is an active member of several security initiatives and associations....more

Sami Vellonen, Director, InfoSec & Engineering, Terveystalo

Passionate people, technology and infosec leader, enabler, and doer. Seasoned professional with +25 years of experience in digitalizing various industries from startups to international giants.

Noora Hammar, Director, Head of Security Assurance, Volvo Group

Noora is a seasoned cybersecurity professional with extensive experience working in various roles under the cyber and information security umbrella. Besides her daily job duties as the Head of Security Assurance at Volvo Group, she is an active contributor in the Finnish NGO scene, being the founder of Women4Cyber Finland, co-founder of Next Gen Hack FI, former...more

Thomas Stig Jacobsen, Head of IT Security, Lunar

Thomas is an experienced developer, architect and security professional supporting Lunar (a neobank in Denmark, Sweden and Norway) from a small startup on day one to a scale-up of more than 500 employees across the Nordics. In his function as Head of IT security he is responsible for the overall IT security for the customers and employees of the bank. This includes the...more

Vesa Tupala, Group CISO, Mandatum

Vesa is the Group CISO position at Mandatum. He has 25 years of experience in operational risk management with a strong understanding of enterprise landscape, especially in finance sector, and executive engagement focused on security development and fighting against e-crime. At work, he is solution-oriented. At home, he gets excited about mountain biking and hiking.

Ahsan Habib, DevSecOps Architect & Security, Terveystalo

Ahsan Habib is a DevSecOps Architect, with over ten years of experience across various IT domains, with a current focus on advancing application security. His expertise in managing large-scale infrastructure migrations and IT operations reflects a profound understanding of the IT landscape. Ahsan's dedication to integrating security into every facet of technology...more

Matias Virta, Chief Business Continuity & Security Manager, Nordic Investment Bank

Matias has a strong background in creating solutions and models to embrace operational resilience and business continuity in complex international environments. He's been working for over a decade in the areas of business continuity, security and crisis management in the finance sector. In the current unpredictable and unstable times, he has been guiding the organisation...more

Timo Wiander, CISO, Enfuce

Timo is the CISO of Enfuce Financial Services Ltd and has over 25 years' experience working in information security, primarily in the protection of critical infrastructure.... Timo has led the development of an information security training program for the Finnish financial sector along with different banks and State authorities. He actively collaborates in different information security related activities. more

Zane Nieminen, Information Security Officer, University of the arts, Helsinki

Zane Nieminen is a former Reconnaissance Marine, seamlessly transitioned from active-duty service to his current role as an Information Security Officer. Following his dedicated service in the Ukrainian Marine Corps, Zane entered the cyber and information security arena, starting as a Security Analyst in a premier Security Operation Center in Finland. Today, as the...more

Julius Nicklasson, Manager, Intelligence Services, Recorded Future

Julius Nicklasson is a consulting manager at Recorded Future, the world's largest intelligence company. In his current role, he works with some of the largest companies in the Nordics to develop their security strategy through the effective use of intelligence data and automation. Julius holds an MSc in Global Affairs from King's College London.

Jelle Wieringa, Security Awareness Advocate, EMEA, KnowBe4

Jelle Wieringa has over 20 years of experience in business development, sales, management and marketing. In his current role as Security Awareness Advocate for EMEA for KnowBe4, he helps organizations of all sizes understand why more emphasis is needed on the human factor, and how to manage the ongoing problem of social engineering. His goal is to help organizations...more

Filip Verloy, Field CTO EMEA & APJ, Rubrik

Filip Verloy serves as Field CTO EMEA & APJ for Rubrik X. In that role, Filip engages and advises customers, partners and the security industry at large, sharing his experience, insights, and strategies on data security. Prior to joining Rubrik, Verloy was the Global Field CTO at API security start-up Noname Security, and has previously served at various IT vendors...more

Olli Tuominen, Solutions Architect, SUSE

Olli works as a solution architect at SUSE, where he works to design and implement innovative solutions that leverage the power of open source software with customers and partners. With a strong background in Linux, Kubernetes and cloud computing, he helps organizations achieve their business goals by providing them with reliable, scalable and secure IT solutions...more