Welcome to our distinguished lineup of conference speakers!
Prepare to be inspired as these experts will share their insights, knowledge, and experience on pressing cyber topics. They will bring a wealth of expertise and fresh perspectives to the stage. Stay tuned for a dynamic and engaging conference experience that will promise to expand your horizons and leave you with valuable takeaways. More speakers to be announced soon.
Director of Cyber Security Services & Operations Delivery, Rhea Group
She is a cybersecurity practitioner with a long-standing experience in cyber risk management and transformation programs in cyber. She is an active contributor to the enablement and promotion of women in the cybersecurity field participating in a number of volunteering activities
President, Women4Cyber Foundation & Vice-President, Cyber Services Plc
Anett Mádi-Nátor has more than a decade of experience in strategic and administrative layers of information security and cyber defence both as a private sector subject matter expert and as a government representative. She is now responsible for Strategic Business Development at a niche cyber security service provider operating internationally. Besides, she is the President of Women4Cyber Initiative and Foundation.
Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, ISC2
Dwan Jones brings more than 22 years of experience developing and leading comprehensive strategies to engage multicultural audiences to ISC2. She has extensive experience in strategic communications, multicultural program development, organizational development and has led teams to produce impactful, large-scale initiatives that drive engagement, connection and transformative change to elevate diverse voices.
EMEA Talent Acquisition Program Manager at Fortinet
Having a legal and business background, Isis Descormiers leads Graduate & Diversity programmes at Fortinet in the EMEA region. She is passionate about Education, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She has a track record of mentoring students across borders and is always open to connecting and answering questions.
Co-founder and cybersecurity lead at CYEN
Iva Tasheva is the co-founder and cybersecurity lead at CYEN, a family-owned micro consultancy established in Brussels in 2018. She helps public and private sector organisations manage cybersecurity governance, risk and compliance (GRC). She has experience in the public, digital, transport, banking, medical devices and non-profit sectors. She is certified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer and ISO 27799 Lead Manager.
Chief Cybersecurity Officer for Siemens Energy
Dr. Judith Wunschik has served as Chief Cybersecurity Officer for Siemens Energy since October 2019. She is accountable for securing Siemens Energy’s business operations, products, data and assets, as well as for ensuring compliance with cybersecurity regulations. She is serving as thought leader for cybersecurity as well as advisor to Siemens Energy’s senior leadership on cyber risks related to products, services, and business operations.
Vice President and Treasurer, Women4Cyber Foundation & COO Guardtime
COO of Guardtime, a global cyber technology company, it was founded with a mission to make the world’s information universally reliable. Karin functions as a strategic organisational leader and company spokesperson, managing teams and projects. Additionally, Karin is Vice-President and Treasurer of the Women4Cyber Foundation, which focuses on building the community and awareness across Europe.
Līga Raita Rozentāle
Managing Director, Līga Rozentāle Consulting.
Līga Rozentāle is a senior leader with over 20 years experience on government digital transformation, security and public policy. Currently, Līga is developing an independent consultancy in her own name advising various public and private stakeholders on business development in the areas of digital economy, security and defence, combining her expertise in government and private sector needs on technology, security and future challenges.
Founder and Secretary General, Women4Cyber Foundation & Founder and Secretary General, European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO)
Graduated in Nuclear Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano, he initially worked in Germany on the high power microwave systems for ITER thermonuclear fusion reactor. From 2012 to 2016 he was an advisor to the European Commission for the EU Security Research Programme and President of the Steering Board of the French ANR for security research. In 2016 he founded ECSO and signed with the European Commission the PPP on cybersecurity. In 2019 he launched Women4Cyber to promote the participation of women in cybersecurity.
Deputy Director, The National Cyber Security Directorate
E. Maria-Manuela Catrina serves in the Romanian National Cyber Security Directorate as Deputy Director, Undersecretary of State. The National Cyber Security Directorate is the competent authority at the national level for the national civilian cyberspace, including the management of risks and cyber incidents.
Cybersecurity Technical Specialist at Microsoft and Founder of She Leads Digital
Nadia Aimé, a Cybersecurity Specialist at Microsoft BeLux and a advocate for diversity through inter. She is not only a techie also the visionary founder of She Leads Digital. Nadia is deeply passionate about empowering women and marginalized communities in the tech and business sectors. Her active promotion of technological innovation is a driving force behind her commitment to achieving equality and fostering an inclusive digital world.
Women4Cyber COO & Head of Sector at the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO)
Nina Olesen is Head of Sector at ECSO which she helped establish in 2016 and which is today the unique European public-private organisation focusing on cybersecurity and offering a 360° view on the rapid evolution of the digital environment. Nina is responsible for coordinating and supervising all activities related to WG3 on ‘Cyber Resilience of Economy, Infrastructure, and Services’ and WG5 on ‘Education, Training, Cyber Ranges, and Human Aspects’, including overseeing ECSO’s Women4Cyber and Youth4Cyber initiatives.
Saskia Brugman G. Abril
Women4Cyber Operational Coordinator
Saskia Brugman Garcia-Abril is the Operational Coordinator at the Women4Cyber Foun-dation. She joined W4C in 2020, in her current position she manages the projects and day-to-day operations of the Foundation and works on cybersecurity awareness and ed-ucation issues with a gender perspective. Before joining Women4Cyber, she worked at non-profits in Lebanon and Spain pursuing societal transformations.
Co-Founder and Director, Iceberg Cyber Security
Tom Chapman is the Co-Founder and Director of Iceberg, a global Cyber Security & Forensic Technology recruitment company, that supports candidates through the journey of finding their dream job and helps organisations to find and retain top security talent.
Austrian Economic Chamber |The Austrian Economic Chamber represents more than 540.000 Austrian companies.
Verena Becker is a trained lawyer specialized in cybersecurity law and certified information security and data protection manager. She is policy officer in the Austrian Economic Chamber which represents more than 540.000 Austrian businesses. Encouraging women in the field of cybersecurity is a main concern of her and she is therefore cofounder and president of the Austrian chapter of Women4Cyber.