Bertrand Blond, Director of Cyberdefense Information Systems, Commandement de la Cyberdéfense

By cultivating innovation in the service of operational performance, Bertrand Blond joined the Cyberdefense Command in 2018, as head of the capability and innovation office, in charge of steering the equipment strategy and cyber defense programs.
Digital native, he supported and operated digital transformation projects in France and Europe. After having held...more

Yves Destrebecq, Head of Fraud Prevention, HSBC

Since 2014 Yves Destrebecq has held the position of Fraud Prevention Manager at HSBC in France, following more than 20 years of professional experience in various companies. Yves has set up and piloted the fraud prevention program at HSBC, consisting in particular of monitoring, studies and piloting of IT projects, raising awareness among customers and employees through...more

Carole Fromont, Country InfoSec Officer, Bank of America

Carole Fromont is Country Information Security Officer for France and other countries in the EMEA region. She joined Bank of America after working for 21 years at the Central Bank. At the Banque de France, her various experiences as an IT project manager, as a back-office manager or as a money market dealer in the trading room, led her to play a regulatory role...more

Christophe Ciavarella, Deputy CISO, Crédit Mutuel Arkea

Christophe Ciavarella is currently the Deputy CISO of a Regional French bank & insurance Company, Crédit Mutuel Arkea. He is involved in the definition of the Information Security Strategy and roadmap of the Group, acting as a pathfinder to stay on the cutting edge of cybersecurity... In the recent past Christophe was working in the space transportation industry - ArianeGroup -, acting as a delegated CISO for a business unit in charge of governmental strategic activities. more

Xavier Aghina, CISO, W-Ha

Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) at W-HA (ORANGE subsidiary) - in charge of maintaining the security of the company's systems and programs to ensure that information assets are properly protected. Also, Xavier Aghina guides in the identification, development, implementation and maintenance of processes to reduce information technology risks, react to incidents,...more

Marcela Quiroga, Head of Risk SSI, Klesia

An electronic and telecommunications engineer who started her professional career in management at Telefonica Telecom Colombia, Marcela reoriented herself towards cyber security where she was part of the first team dedicated to information security at Movistar Colombia as as Security Officer. During her years at Telefonica, she participated as an ISS referent in a...more

Nicolas Malbec, Head of Cyber Planning Office, Commandement de la Cyberdéfense

Nicolas Malbec is responsible for operations planning at the Cyber Defense Command. He is also director of the Cyberdefense and Security course at École Hexagone, an IT school based in Versailles and Clermont-Ferrand. His career in the Navy led him to the command of warships and to positions of responsibility in digital. An ANSSI SSI expert, he served as CISO for...more

Jean-Paul Joanany, Chief Information Security Officer, Action Logement Services

As CISO of Action Logement Services, Jean-Paul Joanany began his career in aeronautics and the development of embedded systems. After working for start-ups specializing in financial transaction security, he continued his career as an Information System Architect/Urban Planner, then as CISO in insurance companies. These experiences allow him today to have...more

Sara Sellos, Defense Sector Coordinator, ANSSI

38 year-old Sara Sellos is senior engineer for armament studies and techniques, Defense sector coordinator at the National Agency for Information Systems Security (ANSSI). She graduated from ENSTA Bretagne specialising in computer science and automatic embedded systems, and started her career at the Directorate General of Armaments in the fields of Operational...more

Sabine Marcellin, Partner, Level Up Legal

Sabine Marcellin is a partner at Level-Up Legal and practices digital and cybersecurity law.
She has been a member of the Paris Bar since 1997 and has developed experience in IT law, both in private practice and in companies. She founded the Lamy Guide to Digital Law in 1995 and has been its editor for 20 years. She is co-author of the books Protection des...more

Rehan Tinnin, Global Chief Information Security Officer, BNP Paribas Wealth Management

Rehan Tinnin is the Global Chief Information Security Officer for BNP Paribas Wealth Management division since 2018. He has an extensive previous experience in IT working on major Digital transformation programs for the Bank throughout different business areas (Corporate, Investment, Retail,..) and different geographical locations around Europe and Asia. Graduated...more

Younes Tahar-Chaouch, Senior Solutions Engineer, BeyondTrust

 Younes Tahar-Chaouch est Senior Solutions Engineer chez BeyondTrust, leader des solutions PAM. Fort d’une expérience de plus de 20 ans dans la sécurité IT, il accompagne les clients dans la définition et la mise en place de leur stratégie de sécurité des données et ressources critiques afin de les aider à protéger et gérer leurs identifiants, accès...more

Renaud Perrier, SVP, International, Virtru

As Virtru’s SVP of International, Renaud is charged with Virtru’s operations and technology partnerships in EMEA and APAC. Renaud brings more than 20 years of sales engineering, product management and partnership development expertise to Virtru. Prior to joining the company, he co-founded We Advocacy, and before that, was Chief Product Officer at LumApps overseeing...more

Mouad El Kathabi, Cybersecurity Analyst, Cybersel

As a certified Cybersecurity Analyst, I spent over two years providing Cyber Threat Intelligence services to a small, medium and large enterprises.  I had the opportunity to work on various geographical markets including EMEA, APAC and North America and different industries such as Pharmaceuticals, Retail, Editing, IT, Agriculture, Banking and Logistics. My role...more

Rachid Mekdoud, Senior Sales Engineer, OPSWAT

Rachid Mekdoud is a senior sales engineer at OPSWAT. With more than 20 years of experience with various international integrators and software editors, he is at the service and listens of several companies to help them with their cyber security projects. He trains partners to bring the OPSWAT vision and promotes the program "OPSWAT Academy" which is free, open to...more

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

Mario Massard, Senior Systems Engineer, Illumio

20+ years of IT network & security experience on assisting & advising South EMEA small to large enterprise, with last 10 years on big data, siem, privileged access & identity management, zero trust security,  at Splunk, Bomgar/BeyondTrust, and now Illumio.

Jason Kent, Hacker in Residence, Cequence Security

For over the last 20 years, Jason has been ethically peering into Client Behavior, Wireless Networks, Web Applications, APIs and Cloud Systems, helping organizations secure their assets and intellectual property from unauthorized access.  As a consultant he's taken hundreds of organizations through difficult compliance mine fields, ensuring their safety. ...more

Cedric Lochouarn, Cloud Security Sales Specialist, Palo Alto Networks

After 20 years of experience in sales and management positions in engineering and IT, Cédric Lochouarn joined Palo Alto Networks a year ago as Cloud Security Sales Specialist. He is in charge of developing the Prisma Coud offer, a native cloud security platform, with strategic accounts in France. Passionate about the implementation of DevSecOps practices, he has...more

Stephen Roostan, VP EMEA, Kenna Security

Roostan has over a decade of experience in cyber security and transformation projects, his role at Kenna is to rapidly grow the EMEA organisation to meet the customer demand for risk-based vulnerability management. Prior to Kenna he held senior sales roles at Forcepoint, Citrix and Imperva, focusing on IT solutions for complex, enterprise requirements. Roostan has...more

Mr A Karthik, Chief Technical Evangelist, ManageEngine

Karthik Ananda Rao has over 20 years of IT experience, having started his career as a Network Administrator at Zoho. Today, He is the Chief Technical Evangelist for ManageEngine and heads the Technical Research and Marketing Team for MENA region. He has hands-on experience in all IT domains - vis-a-vis - IT/Enterprise Service Management, IT Operations Management,...more

Nicolas Drémont, Senior Sales Engineer, Imperva

With more than 20 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity, Nicolas Drémont has now been an expert in application security for 9 years within the pre-sales teams of Imperva, a leading publisher in the field of application protection and sensitive data.

Valentin Pourrinet Cybersecurity Account Manager, Darktrace

Valentin is Account Manager at Darktrace, the world leader in Cyber AI for cyber defense. At Darktrace, Valentin works with leading French and Swiss organizations from all industries, from private equity firms to the media. Valentin supports these organizations in the deployment and operation of advanced technologies. Since Valentin joined Darktrace, the company...more

Nicolas Imbach, Inside Sales Representative, Cofense

Nicolas imbach, Intuitive and driven account executive with extensive experience within Sales and Marketing, retaining and upselling enterprise level clients across EMEA. Now celebrating 5 years of developing the French market for Cofense with a focus on client relationship and Partner.