CIO & CISO DACH Summits Location Announced

CDM Media’s CIO & CISO Summit will be taking place at the Villa Kennedy in Frankfurt 

Frankfurt – September 20, 2018: CDM Media is excited to announce the location and venue for our 2018 CIO & CISO DACH Summits on September 20, 2018. The Summits will take place at the Villa Kennedy – Frankfurt, a five-star hotel located in the centre of Frankfurt, on the the largest and more influential financial centres in Europe.

As one of Frankfurt’s premiere locations, CDM Media is excited to bring in the top IT and security executives in the DACH region. Past and present attendees include:

  • Rudi Schmandt, Managing Director, CTO Infrastructure Operations and CTO EMEA at Deutsche Bank
  • Omair Khan, Head of Data Governance and Strategy at Deutsche Telekom
  • Parag Parekh, Vice President – IT at Adidas
  • David Willis, Global Director ERP at Merck
  • Joachim Richard, CIO at Triton Partners
  • Jimmy Heschl, Head of Digital Security (Divisional CISO) at Redbull
  • Mehdi Chourib, CISO at Yazaki Europe Ltd.
  • Achim Knebel, CISO at Siemens
  • Sebastian Hess, Cyber Risk Executive at AIG

The day will be kicked off by Rudi Schmandt, Managing Director, CTO Infrastructure Operations & CTO EMEA at Deutsche Bank as he gives a keynote focused on the Summits’ theme Digital Transformation Is a Journey, Not a Destination. The rest of the agenda will feature topics including:

  • Designing the Digital Workplace: Balancing Security with Effectiveness
  • Making Your Way Through the Haze of Cloud Computing
  • The Technology Learning Platform
  • Security and Compliance: Chicken and Egg or Chalk and Cheese?
  • Digital Transformation: Cure-all, Placebo or Poison Pill?
  • Are You Digitally Ready? The State of Digital Transformation
  • Navigating Security and Risk In a Changing IT Landscape
  • CIOs/CISOs as the Consummate Communicator
  • Big Data, Little Data. Secure Data, Lost Data.
  • Which “Friends” Do I Trust? Realities of 3rd Party Risk
  • Driving Digital Transformation: Proactive Path vs. Reactive Response
  • CIO’s Got Talent: FInding, Growing & Retaining the Best People
  • Disrupt or Be Disrupted: The Digital Transformation Journey Has No Parking Lots

To learn more about the event, register today at:

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