Marcel Zumbühl, CISO, Swiss Post
Marcel Zumbühl is Swiss Post Group's CISO. He is also a certified Board Member of Hacknowledge SA, Swiss Post's Cybersecurity affiliate. Marcel is Co-President of the Information Security Society Switzerland (ISSS), Switzerland’s largest network of cybersecurity professionals. He lectures at ETH Zurich on risk management and risk communication, and... at the University of Lucerne on CISO organisations. Marcel holds a master's degree in computer science and is alumni of the University of Rochester-Bern, as well as the International Institute for Management Development (IMD). He has held positions in Accenture, Swisscom and Credit Suisse, working in Switzerland, Germany, Denmark and Greece.
Monika Atanasova, Global Head of Cyber TPRM, Raiffeisen Group - Switzerland
Monika is an experienced security strategist in highly regulated sectors, adept in designing and implementing Cyber TPRM strategies and programs, with a long term international expertise in contractual negotiations and stakeholder management within electric mobility, cybersecurity and renewable energies.
Philipp Grabher, CISO, Canton Zurich
Philipp Grabher is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of the Canton Zurich and is responsible for its cyber security strategy. Further tasks include ensuring an adequate cyber security resilience in the cantonal administration, planning and carrying out security assessments and audits, raising awareness and developing the necessary... security policies. He holds a PhD in information security from Bristol University, UK.
Rebecca Gibergues, Regional Director, France & Southern Europe, FS-ISAC
Rebecca is a Regional Director with FS-ISAC (Financial Services ISAC). Based in Geneva, she is responsible for Switzerland, France and French-speaking markets. Rebecca has spent her career in financial technology, working for banks and asset managers in Europe and the US. Prior to moving to Switzerland in 2018, she was Head of Technology for a Private Bank in Monaco... for 8 years. Her fascination with cyber security started when she was assigned to the Monaco Government’s working group for critical infrastructure cyber policy. Rebecca holds a degree from the University of Edinburgh (Social Science/Economics), a post-graduate diploma in Digital Finance Law from the University of Geneva, and will be completing a CAS in Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigation with the Bern University of Applied Sciences in the coming months.
Juan Carlos Lopez Ruggiero, CISO, Bouygues Energies & Services
Juan Carlos is a results-driven CISO with 20+ years of experience in managing all facets of information security management, cyber security, risk management, regulatory compliance, and quality assurance.Executive with proven track record of establishing and implementing information... security strategies, identifying potential risk factors, and delivering robust strategic action plans to senior leadership. Demonstrated excellence in implementing strategic security initiatives, supporting evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future security technologies.Owns a strong international and multicultural background, having lived and worked in North/South America, Europe, Africa and Middle East.
Fabian Wuest, Head of Security, Bank CIC
Fabian Wuest is the head of security at Bank CIC (Switzerland) Ltd. and as such responsible for a broad range of tasks within the 2nd line of defense. Bank CIC is a subsidiary of the French financial group Crédit Mutuel and is independently operating in Switzerland. Originally a certified chartered accountant working for one of the big four, he moved to the... internal audit department of the Bank CIC in 2009 and successfully achieved certification as an IT auditor. Shortly after, he took over as head of the newly created 2nd line security team and built it up from scratch with a focus on the pivot between IT and business. Thanks to constantly growing requirements and regulation, he has not become bored even after 13 years in this function and is still learning.
Dr. Dominik Raub, CISO, Crypto Finance AG
Dr. Dominik Raub is a seasoned information security professional with over 10 years of experience in the financial industry. He is currently serving as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Crypto Finance AG in Zurich. Crypto Finance AG is part of Deutsche Börse Group and a licensed broker and asset manager dealing in blockchain assets that prides itself on... its high security custody and crypto asset storage solution. As a security professional Dr. Raub takes a “can do” approach, enabling the business by striking a healthy, risk-based balance between cost, security, and usability. Dr. Raub holds a PhD in Information Security and Cryptography from ETH Zurich, and his professional experience includes security architecture and operational risk and security roles at UBS AG and Cembra AG in Zurich and Singapore. From researching and authoring biannual global reports on cybercrime for UBS AG, Dr. Raub has gained detailed insight into global cybercriminal threats to the financial industry. He passes on his experience as speaker and as an instructor for the Swiss Federal Diploma Cyber Security Specialist. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, travel, and martial arts.
Jeff Schiemann, CISO, SEBA Bank AG
As a board reporting CISO, with more than 20 years of experience in Information Security working for global companies, Jeff's focus is bringing consensus between Board members and Executive teams to implement solutions for Technology & Cyber risks that unlocks competitive advantage. His... daily goal is to limit the chance of material impact from Cyber Threats upon Customers, Employees and Assets of the bank. Empowering executives by advising, assessing and assuring good business decisions faster than the speed of digital transformation.
Raj Sandhu, Ethical Hacker
Raj Sandhu is a highly experienced Ethical Hacker with fifteen years of expertise in intergovernmental, financial, and telecommunication organizations. As a consultant at the World Health Organization he focuses on red teaming, penetration testing, vulnerability management, risk assessments, and security audits.
Manit Sahib, Ethical Hacker, The Global Fund
Manit is an experienced offensive security expert who is certified by UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) as well as His Majesty’s CESG Check scheme (HMG CHECK). He has over ten years professional experience in both UK Government and private offensive security operations. Formerly, Manit was the Head of Penetration Testing & Red Teaming... at the Bank of England. He is contracted to Global Fund.
Marc Impini, Head of Information Security, Swissquote
As the Head of Information Security for Swissquote Bank, Marc oversees the protection of the bank's digital infrastructure. With a particular emphasis on crypto, he leads a specialized team, ensuring the security of clients' digital assets and contributing to the cutting-edge landscape of financial technology. Prior... to Swissquote, Marc worked for over 15 years in the security industry as an engineer, consultant and auditor in the technology, humanitarian and financial sectors.
Javier Gonzalez, Senior Information Security Analyst, Roche
Javier is a Senior Information Security Analyst at Roche. He is a seasoned Information Security professional with significant expertise in various aspects of security, including design, implementation, project management, and IT security tools management. He previously worked... for Santander Tecnología, TSHA and SESCAM in IT Security.
Paolo Passeri, Principal Sales Engineer and Cyber Intelligence Specialist, Netskope
Paolo Passeri, cyber intelligence principal in Netskope, is a consultant, blogger, and security professional with over 20 year experience in the information security arena. His current interests include cloud threats and advanced malware detection and mitigation. Paolo is also the founder and maintainer of hackmageddon.com, a collection of timelines and statistics... of the main cyber-attacks occurred since 2011. The blog is considered a primary source of data and trends in the threat landscape across the Infosec community.
Joël Giger, Intelligence Consultant, Recorded Future
Joël Giger is an Intelligence Consultant at Recorded Future with over 10 years of experience in security and crime prevention. His journey in the field of "Intelligence" began during his studies in Psychology and Informatics in Switzerland. Among other roles, he has worked for several years in fraud prevention and in the area of security vetting for the Swiss Army.... Prior to joining Recorded Future, he spent several years in the field of Open Source Intelligence in London, catering to clients from the financial sector.
Holger Moenius, NeuVector Sales Executive DACH, Benelux, Nordics & South, SUSE
As a Sales Director DACH, I have been fortunate enough to have worked with several startup companies in the network and security solutions space over the last 20 years. My experience in selling network and security solutions has given me a deep understanding of the industry, as well as a large network of contacts in various sectors, including financial services, insurance,... pharmaceuticals, healthcare, telecommunications, and gaming. Throughout my career, I have collaborated with leading service integrators such as NTT Group, T-Systems, and Deloitte Digital Solutions to provide cutting-edge solutions to clients. This has enabled me to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in the industry and develop innovative solutions that meet the specific needs of my clients. I have previously deployed successful IT and security solutions for companies such as Cybersprint, Eperi, and Secure Islands, which has given me the confidence and expertise to take on new challenges in the industry. My ability to work with clients to understand their specific needs, and then provide them with the solutions that will best meet those needs, has been the key to my success in the industry. In my personal life, I have always been passionate about football and continue to play in a local senior league. Additionally, living close to the Alps has given me the opportunity to enjoy skiing during my free time. I believe that maintaining a work-life balance is essential for personal and professional growth, and I always make time for my hobbies and interests outside of work. Overall, my experience as a Sales Director DACH has given me a deep understanding of the network and security solutions industry, and a large network of contacts in various sectors. I am passionate about providing innovative solutions that meet the specific needs of my clients and I look forward to continuing to work in this dynamic and challenging industry.
Dieter Reuter, Solutions Engineer - NeuVector, SUSE
Dieter is an experienced container security specialist working as a Solutions Architect at SUSE NeuVector. He has 30+ years IT experience and begun using containers back in 2014 when containers started to get popular with the Docker project. With further adoption of containers in Kubernetes, Rancher and OpenShift environments he was constantly working with all security... related aspects for using containers in datacenters.
Tom Kretzschmar, PreSales Engineer, Proofpoint
Tom Kretzschmar is PreSales Engineer at Proofpoint where he focuses on topics like “Identity Threat Detection and Respone”, “Securing Email – the number one threat vector” and on “Data Loss Prevention”. Before Proofpoint, he worked for VMware as a Networking & Security Specialist and for other companies like Infinigate, Networkers AG and was a CISO... at a stock listed German real estate company. Tom Kretschmar has more than 20 years of experience in IT-Security.
Jasbir Singh, Partner and Managing Director Europe, Seclore Technologies
Jasbir Singh is Partner and Managing Director of Seclore Europe, the international leader in Rights Management. Jasbir brings Seclore over 30 years of international business and security technology expertise. A recognized computer and IT expert, he holds patents in Identity Security solutions and has founded and grown numerous successful, European-based IT companies.... Examples include firms in Single-Sign-On, Digital Content Management, Computer-Aided Design and Systems Management technology sectors. After a successful career spanning 25 years of building and running IT Tech companies Jasbir then spent roughly 5 years as a strategic advisor and investor in high-growth ventures in Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and United States. Since 2018 he leads Seclore’s sales and operations for the Europe region and is part of the executive management team setting overall company go-to-market and product strategy.
Sammie Walden, Banking Expert DACH, Cloudflare
Sammie Walden is Cloudflare's banking expert in the DACH region. He joined Cloudflare in 2021. Over the last 18 years, Sammie Walden has held various expert roles for some of the world's largest technology providers, with the last 5 years dedicated exclusively to the banking sector. Sammie's background is in various IT technologies ranging from DC/Cloud technologies... to cyber security, risk and compliance.
Theus Hossmann, Director of Data Science, Ontinue
Theus Hossmann is Director of Data Science for Ontinue. He is responsible for everything around data, data science and AI, and leads Ontinue’s team of expert data scientists and data engineers. Theus has published dozens of papers on applied AI and machine learning for top-tier conferences and journals such as ACM and IEEE. Theus earned his PhD in Applied Machine... Learning from ETH Zürich, Switzerland.
Nevena Lazarevic, Security Technology Specialist, Microsoft
Nevena is a Technical Security Specialist at Microsoft bringing into play experience in both offensive and defensive security. She is passionate about leveraging her strong technical expertise, advisory skills, and her analytical and detail-oriented mindset to empower every organization to be more secure, while ultimately transforming security into a business enabler.... As a firm believer in continuous learning and growth, she remains at the forefront of the rapidly evolving cybersecurity landscape, constantly exploring new avenues and staying ahead of the game. Armed with Big 4 experience, Nevena excels at collaborating with cross-functional teams and effectively communicating complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
Thomas Wüst, Sales Lead Switzerland, SentinelOne
For over a year now Thomas Wüst has led the SentinelOne Sales Team in Switzerland. Before joining SentinelOne, Thomas took care of Strategic Accounts at Tanium and BMC Software. Thomas is very experienced and passionate about leveraging disruptive technology to create tangible business outcome for his customers
Philipp Wachinger, Sales Engineer, CrowdStrike
Philipp looks back on over 10 years of experience in the cyber security industry with a strong focus on customer success. Since 2022 he is supporting CrowdStrike as Sales Engineer for the DACH region. With his broad knowledge and understanding of Cloud- and IT-infrastructure, he is helping and consulting security professionals in the choice and set-up of security... solutions that best fit their requirements and stop breaches from happening.
Andreas Grzess, ReliaQuest
Andy Grzess is a cybersecurity expert with over 10 years of experience. He advises clients at the highest level on political, business, technical and architectural issues related to security. With innovative concepts, he helps to provide cyber defense technologies and services for corporate customers. Andy has a passion for photography and travel.