Sept 7 Spooks, Hackers, & Intruders Evening Conference Zurich

Dear Alumni,
You are invited to an evening conference featuring a panel of seasoned experts that have some of the most unusual job descriptions in Switzerland.

Spooks, Hackers, & Intruders, September 7, 2016, Zurich
Smartphones, smartwatches, electronic door-locks, sensor-loaded automobiles and factories – digitalization creates tremendous new opportunities. But it also offers a host of new opportunities for spooks, hackers and intruders. What are the risks? What are the most sinister, surprising and deadly security threats facing business, society and consumers today? Is there any way to prevent such threats? Get answers at this premium INSEAD event, featuring a panel of seasoned security experts, followed by Q&A, wine and a fine apéro riche. Join us for a truly unique event!


Candid Wüest, Principal Threat Researcher, Symantec Security Response

With Symantec for 13 years, Candid is a popular speaker and an expert in financial sector cyber-crime and digital threats. Prior to Symantec, he was a security analyst at IBM Research Lab in Ruschlikon. He has an MSc in Computer Science, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH).

Markus Brändle, Group Head of Cyber Securtiy, ABB

Markus Brändle is globally responsible for all aspects of cyber security for the ABB Group, including ensuring that ABB products and system offerings support customers’ cyber security needs. He holds a PhD in Computer Science, ETH.

Leon V. Schumacher, CEO, DigitalEkho & pEp Security

Leon is an IT/Security entrepreneur, whose companies DigitalEkho and pEp offer services and solutions in privacy and IT security. He is also the former Group CIO of Novartis and ArcelorMittal. He has completed post-MBA programs at INSEAD and Kellogg, and holds an MBA from HEC Paris and MSc Electrical Engineering, ETH.

Carsten Tschritter, CTO, FAST Protect AG

Carsten is an entrepreneur with two decades of experience leading companies and developing innovative products that protect people, property and critical infrastructure assets utilizing video surveillance and other technologies. He is a graduate of the University of Chemnitz.

Key Facts

When:  Wednesday September 7, 2016  18:30 to 21:00
Where: Haus zum Rüden, Limmatquai 42, 8001 Zurich
Tickets: CHF 65 for INSEAD Alumni members (paid up) / CHF 95 for non-members and guests

18:30 Registration & Welcome Drink
19:00 Security Expert Panel + Q&A (Moderated by Christian Fild)
20:15 Networking & Apéro Riche

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Alexander Wyss, MBA 01D, Zurich Chapter President
Christian Fild, MBA 04J, Event Organizer & Moderator
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