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TEISS Amsterdam 2019 had over 30 speakers and was led by some of the leading names within the cyber security industry

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2019 Featured Speakers

Alain Bouillé

President, CESIN
Alain is the Director of Information Systems Security for Groupe Caisse des Dépôts. He is in charge of developing the Group’s security policy, coordinating and managing its implementation in the Group’s entities and monitoring its effectiveness. Until 2001, Alain was an RSSI of La Poste Group where he held similar positions. He has previously been...
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Jaya Baloo

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CISO, KPN
Jaya is the CISO of KPN Telecom in the Netherlands. She won the Cyber Security Executive of the Year Award in 2015. Jaya works with an amazing information security team of highly driven specialists. Working in the information security arena for the past 18 years, she has worked mostly for global telecommunications companies such as...
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Steven Wilson

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Head of European Cyber Crime Centre, Europol
Steven originates from Ayrshire in Scotland and was a Police Officer in Scotland from 1985-2015. He performed a variety of senior Detective roles and worked in covert policing, major investigations, sex offender management, CT investigations, witness protection, cybercrime and cyber enabled crime including online child sexual exploitation. He commenced as Head of EC3 in January...
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Tom Linckens

Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Bertelsmann
Tom has latest been responsible for IT in Bertelsmann Group as Group CIO and Executive VP and member of the Corporate Center Board as well as the Compliance Committee. Bertelsmann is a privately held Media and Services organization with 8 independent divisions and around 1000 operating companies spread over 50+ countries. Tom had to build...
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Uri Rosenthal

Commissioner, Global Commission on Stability of Cyberspace
Prof. Uri Rosenthal (1945) is a Dutch politician of the People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD). He was a member of the Senate (1999-2010) – from 2005 as parliamentary leader. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Government Rutte I (2010-2012). In 2011 he was one of the initiators of the Freedom...
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2019 Speakers

Alain Bouillé

President, CESIN
Alain is the Director of Information Systems Security for Groupe Caisse des Dépôts. He is in charge of developing the Group’s security policy, coordinating and managing its implementation in the Group’s entities and monitoring its effectiveness. Until 2001, Alain was an RSSI of La Poste Group where he held similar positions. He has previously been...
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Ali Neil

Director of International Security Solutions, Verizon
Ali leads Verizon’s Security business across Europe, Middle East & Africa and the Asia Pacific region. His remit is to help enterprises understand their cyber-risk profile and then mitigate with the appropriate integrated service solutions based on a broad portfolio from threat intelligence, forensic investigation, cyber detection and response, IAM, and GRC amongst the areas...
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Arnoud Tijssen

Cyber Security Consultant, The Future Group
Arnoud has been working in the IT industry for over 15 years. He has got a technical background in networking and infrastructure and has had a strong focus on IT Security from day one. He has worked for large multinationals as well as medium sized companies covering sectors such as healthcare, finance and government. Having...
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Axel van Drongelen

General Manager – Benelux, Egress
Axel van Drongelen joined Egress Software Technologies in 2019 and is responsible for all Sales and Marketing operations across the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. Egress has built a reputation in the market based on technological excellence and the ability to help customers to deliver cutting-edge solutions that reduce the risk organisations’ own staff pose to...
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Benjamin Sims

Founder, Tech City Labs
With over 20 years experience in data technology, Ben is an expert in data strategy and systems development. Combining his analysis and security tech expertise with his legal training, Ben consults as a ‘data detective’ and expert witness, assisting lawyers with large-scale data breach and cyber fraud litigation. Previously CTO of a successful financial services...
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David Dumont

Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth
David assists large, multinational clients with various aspects of EU privacy and data protection law. As a result of his extensive experience in this area, he has developed a strong knowledge of the key privacy and data protection issues companies are facing. Since the beginning of the legislative process of reforming Europe’s data protection laws,...
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Duncan Brown

Chief Security Strategist - EMEA, Forcepoint
Duncan Brown is Forcepoint’s Chief Security Strategist for EMEA, and leads the firm’s C-level engagement in the region. He advises customers on business strategy, and how this can be enabled and accelerated through the appropriate application of technology. He acts as adviser and coach to CISOs, CIOs and board executives on risk assessment and mitigation,...
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Edwin van Andel

CEO, Zerocopter
Edwin van Andel, better known as @Yafsec, was born on a late November day in the excellent wine year 1970 and immediately started pushing buttons from his crib. During his early years no device was safe for him, and his adolescence was described by his neighbors as a “very disastrous period”, mainly because of his...
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Felix Cillessen

CIO, Ziekenhuis Rivierenland Tiel

Ivo van Nimwegen

CISO, Siemens Nederland

Jay Moloo

Information Technology & Cyber Security Professional, DB Schenker
Jay is an information Technology & Cyber Security and Risk Management Professional with distinguished success in designing and implementing broad range of IT Solutions.
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Jaya Baloo

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CISO, KPN
Jaya is the CISO of KPN Telecom in the Netherlands. She won the Cyber Security Executive of the Year Award in 2015. Jaya works with an amazing information security team of highly driven specialists. Working in the information security arena for the past 18 years, she has worked mostly for global telecommunications companies such as...
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Kelly van der Woning

CISO, Justitiële Informatiedienst

Kevin McPeake

Eco & BioHacker, CSO, CyberSecurity Culture & Ethics Specialist, Peak Security
Kevin has more than 30 years of experience working in Computer and Technical Security, Risk Management, Industrial Counter-Espionage, and with 15 years of that service accrued on the front lines of CyberWar as a Senior Security and Forensics Specialist for two different International Branded Mobile Telecommunications Carriers, both of which he personally guided the respective...
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Luisella ten Pierik

CISO, Stedin
Luisella is an influential CISO in the Dutch Energy sector with a spontaneous and open personality. She is currently CISO of grid operator Stedin. She is chair of the (Cyber) security & crisis management focus group within Netbeheer Nederland. Actively participating in the Commission Vital Infrastructure and many other cybersecurity bodies. Coming from a strong...
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Mark Ryan

Director Product Management, Zscaler
Mark Ryan has over 20 years experience in Internet/Computer Security. Mark is currently responsible for Zscaler’s complex architectures globally, enabling customers to transform application access security and migrate applications to cloud platforms. Mark has previously managed the pre-sales technical team for Zscaler in EMEA, and been responsible for the Managed Service Provider technical relationships. Prior...
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Martin Smith MBE

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Chairman & Founder, The Security Company
Martin Smith gained his degree in behavioural psychology before spending 15 years as a commissioned officer in the Royal Air Force, mainly assigned to counter-espionage and counter-terrorism duties throughout East and West Europe. After being awarded membership of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for this work, he left the Service to...
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Nick Coombs

Vice President of EMEA North & ROE, Sonatype
Nick has almost thirty years of technology experience with companies such as Hewlett-Packard, VERITAS, DELL and F5. He is passionate about helping companies mitigate the risk of using open source libraries in their applications.
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Peter Menssen

Regional Sales Manager, Digital Identity & Security, Thales eSecurity

Sebastiaan Passtoors

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Founder, Nation4mi
Sebastiaan is an experienced information security officer, people & business manager, passionate teacher @Nation4Mi and speaker. He has robust international working experiences with large multinational companies and startups, a strong record of successes in the design & realisation of startup companies, implementing change, defining the security architecture & standards (ISO27001, eg) and leading specialized teams...
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Sebastian Avarvarei

Director Advisory Security Services – Europe, Wolters Kluwer
Coming from a technical background, Sebastian has been working in IT and Security for over 20 years, covering a multitude of roles ranging from Security Architect and Consultant, to Software Developer and Security Auditor, giving him a unique multi-faceted view on today’s Security challenges. He has led multiple security improvement programs, performed security governance assessments...
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Steven Wilson

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Head of European Cyber Crime Centre, Europol
Steven originates from Ayrshire in Scotland and was a Police Officer in Scotland from 1985-2015. He performed a variety of senior Detective roles and worked in covert policing, major investigations, sex offender management, CT investigations, witness protection, cybercrime and cyber enabled crime including online child sexual exploitation. He commenced as Head of EC3 in January...
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Timothy de Jong

Account Executive, Darktrace
Timothy is an Account Executive at Darktrace. As a MSc Business Administration graduate from the University of Amsterdam, he joined Darktrace’s BeNeLuxteam in Amsterdam last year. With digital transformation, cloud computing and cyber security being at the forefront of today’s business, he helps security teams protecting their networks by delivering Darktrace’s world-leading technology.
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Tom Linckens

Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Bertelsmann
Tom has latest been responsible for IT in Bertelsmann Group as Group CIO and Executive VP and member of the Corporate Center Board as well as the Compliance Committee. Bertelsmann is a privately held Media and Services organization with 8 independent divisions and around 1000 operating companies spread over 50+ countries. Tom had to build...
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Uri Rosenthal

Commissioner, Global Commission on Stability of Cyberspace
Prof. Uri Rosenthal (1945) is a Dutch politician of the People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD). He was a member of the Senate (1999-2010) – from 2005 as parliamentary leader. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Government Rutte I (2010-2012). In 2011 he was one of the initiators of the Freedom...
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Victoria van Roosmalen

CISO & DPO, Coosto
Victoria is responsible for the security and privacy governance at Coosto, one of the most successful SaaS solutions for social media management. As a devoted information security and privacy enthusiast, Victoria strives to enable ambitious business goals through measurable confidence and to promote durability by questioning and raising awareness of assumptions to satisfy the needs...
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