Identity Management

12 March 2020

Steigenberger Airport Hotel Frankfurt




Ruth Puente - Chairperson

Director, Kantara Europe

Ruth has been involved in the Internet Technical Community (ICANN, RIRs and ccTLDs) for 15 years and she has broad experience on international and multi-stakeholder cooperation model (which has become a prominent value that she promotes and defends), Internet governance policy and public affairs.

She has contracted to Kantara as Executive Program Manager leading its Identity and Privacy Incubator Research & Development program and its Trust Framework Operations Program since 2014. In 2019 Ruth became a Director of Kantara Europe, overseeing its R&D grant-funding projects and emerging identity & privacy assurance Trust Framework activities.

Dr. Frank Simon

Head of IT Security & IAM, Zurich Insurance

Frank Simon studied computer science and did his PhD in technical quality assurance. After 11 years of consulting he was a board member of a security SME for 4 years. For 3 years he has been responsible for the IT-security of Zurich Germany, including IAM, API-First application and overall security architecture

Martin Ofori-Atta Williams

Privileged Access Management Subject Matter Expert, AP Moller Maersk

As a highly accomplished Cyber Security & PAM SME with over 13 years track record in information security and programme management, Martin has a strong track record in the development and delivery of IT Strategy, Information Security, Risk Management and programme delivery.

Martin has successfully deployed complex technical cyber security solutions for large corporate organizations including Vodafone, Rolls Royce, Corus, AP Moller Maersk, Centro West Midlands and NHS.

Martin has also consistently demonstrated his ability to communicate with C-level executives and executed projects using globally distributed teams and cross functional groups.

Vilma Blomberg

IAM Solution Design Owner, KONE

Vilma is an IT/Business professional working in Cybersecurity at the KONE Corporation as IAM Solution Design Owner. She has gained three University degrees as a “hybrid” manager from International master’s in management of IT -program (IMMIT).

At her work, she is specialized in delivering value from digital Identity and Access Management (IAM) using DevOps practices and automation. Vilma is responsible for gathering business and technical requirements, planning roadmaps and designing global solutions for IAM and Cybersecurity.

She has experience from managing a large legacy IDM replacement project. Now, her main focus is leading the agile IDM system development team. Acting as a Product Owner, she is ensuring that the solution is continuously developed, customized and configured to match the enterprise environment. She is more than eager to share her learnings and thoughts on practicing DevOps & IAM.

Andrea van der Ham

Identity & Access Management Technical Specialist, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate, Dutch Government

Following her graduation from Leiden University, Andrea began her career as a DevOps Engineer in the Identity and Access Management field at the Dutch ING bank. She became fascinated by the vast technical complexities to be addressed during such projects. She is constantly working to ensure the right balance is achieved between security, usability and business value.

Andrea has provided significant impact on multiple large Identity & Access Management projects, both in private and public sectors. She has developed domain expertise to ensure clients receive solid, workable solutions which address needs of all stakeholders. Andrea is happy to share her expertise.

Currently, Andrea is happily adding value as an Identity & Access Management Technical Specialist, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate, Dutch Government, primarily engaged in deployments of federation technology and cloud security.

Klaus-E. Klingner

Divisional Security Officer-Customer Platforms, Allianz Technology SE

Klaus-E. Klingner came to Allianz (AGIS) via the acquisition of Dresdner Bank in 2004.

At Dresdner Bank, where he started in 1999, he was one of the first web application developers. At Allianz, he worked as part of the team introducing UC4, was part of the Lotus Notes Team, and later joined 3rd level support of the Managed File Transfer infrastructure.

In 2013, he joined the oneWeb team as Project Lead and Technical Consultant. As IT Security was always one of his passions he took over as Divisional Security Officer for Digital Interaction in 2016.

Since 2019 he has been part of the Security Awareness Working Group of the Allianz Group. He is also a certified Web Application Penetration Tester, ISO27001 Implementer, and Data Privacy Specialist.

Ros Smith

Executive Product Manager – Identity & Access Management, BBC

Ros Smith is Executive Product Manager for Identity and Access Management – she has worked at the BBC for 20 years starting off in the Production and Editorial side of the business, having been a Radio Producer for Science Radio, Woman’s Hour and The Big Toe Radio Show; Deputy Editor of the award winning BBC News School Report; Project Manager at BBC Media Action and most recently Acting Head of BBC Weather.

She has been part of the BBC IAM team since 2018 and her background in the business highlights the point that IAM is 90% business change and 10% technology and to be successful it is essential to take a holistic approach to solving problems.

Carlos Trigoso

Lead Architect – Identity & Access Management, BBC

Carlos Trigoso is the BBC Identity and Access Management Lead Architect.

Carlos started in the “user management” area when this speciality was in its beginnings. He moved through all Identity Management specialities in the past 20 years, including software development, pre-sales, consultancy, service delivery, project management, enterprise architecture, information security, business consultancy and audit, role and attribute-based access controls, identity data management and governance.

Carlos has worked in a wide variety of industries and the public sector in Europe, Asia, America and the Middle East. He finds himself at home in the challenging but extraordinarily dynamic and professional BBC Design and Engineering division.

Kevin Loncsarszky

SAP Project Manager - Identity and Access Management, Kostal group

Kevin Loncsarszky started his career after his dual bachelor study at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise as a consultant for SAP Identity & Access Management in 2017 at Datagroup.

After one year as a consultant he got the opportunity to start as a project manager and global lead for the introduction of a global authorization concept for the SAP landscape of the automotive supplier KOSTAL.

His approach to designing authorizations and identity management systems is very process orientated and based on his expertise in business processes which he gained in an external course during his 3rd semester of bachelor study. In 2018 and 2019 he also achieved, in parallel to his job, a Master of Science in business informatics at the University of Duisburg-Essen within 3 semesters. Since then, he has come to be highly regarded within the identity and access management environment.

Mehdi Hached

IAM Architect, Airbus

Mehdi worked as a National Identity Federation and PKI Manager for more than 10 years in the French National Research and Education Network. He then worked at a broader scope for several companies (Hospitals, Industry, services, Education) as an IAM consultant for Cap Gemini.

Currently, he is involved as an Expert in the IAM department of the biggest European aerospace and defence company.

Previous Speakers

Dr Gilad L. Rosner - Conference Chair

Founder: IoT Privacy Forum; Expert in Public Policy of IoT & Identity Management; Privacy & Technology Policy Researcher

Dr Gilad Rosner is a privacy and information policy researcher and the founder of the non-profit Internet of Things Privacy Forum, a crossroads for industry, regulators, academics, government and privacy advocates to discuss the privacy challenges of the IoT. The Forum’s mission is to produce guidance, analysis and best practices to help industry and government to reduce privacy risk and innovate responsibly in the domain of connected devices.

Gilad’s broader work focuses on the IoT, identity management, US & EU privacy and data protection regimes, and online trust. His research has been used by the UK House of Commons Science and Technology Committee report on the Responsible Use of Data and he is a featured expert on O’Reilly and the BBC. Gilad is an internationally invited speaker, and has given talks at industry conferences, universities, and government agencies, including the US National Institute of Standards and Technology. Gilad has a 20-year career in IT, having worked with identity management technology, digital media, automation and telecommunications.

Gilad is a member of the UK Cabinet Office Privacy and Consumer Advisory Group, which provides independent analysis and guidance on Government digital initiatives and is a member of the IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems. He is a Visiting Researcher at the Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute, an Affiliate Researcher at UC Berkeley’s Centre for Long-Term Cybersecurity and has consulted on trust issues for the UK government’s identity assurance programme,

Bertrand Hanappe

Global Head of Identity & Access Management, Euroclear

Bertrand is currently heading the Identity and Access Management teams for the Euroclear Group. After having spent 17 years in the back-office operations of several entities, Bertrand’s main mission today is to reconcile/reconnect the security world with the Business needs while strengthening Identity and Access management governance and processes.

Jerome Desbonnet

Head of Security Technologies & Operations, Euroclear

Jérôme is the head of security solutions and operations for the Euroclear Group and currently a member of the managing committee for cloud key management at cloud security alliance. Jérome is the former global cybersecurity CTO for Capgemini and SOGETI, Atos group and BULL. With his 15 years’ experience, Jérôme has a passion for integrating cyber security within all technologies, always wanting to learn and understand.

Dr. Alfons Jakoby

Business Advisory, Omada

Alfons Jakoby has a long track record working as line manager (CIO, CISO) and consultant (Architecture Management, IT-security) in cross functional IT topics in different industries (Finance, Logistics).
Since four years Alfons works for Omada to address IAM topics such as governance, organization, compliance, IGA standard processes and methodologies like scoping approaches. He was part of the team creating the Omada IdentityPROCESS+ framework.

Stefan Bosnjakovic

IAM & GRC Architect, DKB AG

Since 2016, Stefan has been an IAG Architect in the “IT Readiness Project DKB” at DKB Deutsche Kredit Bank. The emphasis of his professional activity during the last fifteen plus years has been on Identity and Access Management and Governance, Risk and Compliance projects. He has also undertaken related project activities including Segregation of Duties methodology development, Requirement Engineering, role modelling and design of standardised access and role-models, workflow and associated process modelling and BPAM business process analysis and modelling in consideration of relevant security norms. Before DKB Deutsche Kredit Bank, Stefan was based with several banking and financial institutions working on IAM and GRC projects.

Ben Bulpett

EMEA Identity Platform Director, SailPoint

Ben is the Identity Platform Director, working across EMEA he supports the local SailPoint teams, partners and customers in their adoption of an integrated Identity Governance platform.

With over 25 years’ experience in the software industry; where he has led campaigns, both direct and with partners, in developing and selling complex IT Security solutions in areas such as; Access Management, Identity Management, Data Governance and Database etc across multiple verticals.

Prior to SailPoint Ben was the Platform Account Director at Oracle responsible for all Oracle Database & associated technologies into Oracle’s Key Accounts. He has also managed Software development teams as well as led small boutique Security consultancies.

Ben has travelled extensively throughout Europe, Middle East & America both through his work responsibilities and with his family. He has spoken at numerous events on matters such as Security, Identity Governance and various related privacy issues.

Married to Jo, Ben has 6 children and lives in the UK. He is a qualified Rugby Coach and Federation Rugby Referee, an avid reader of all types of literature, a volunteer for City Angels as well as and an active member of the local community.

Henk Birkholz

Standards Expert, Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology

Henk is a researcher and standards expert in the Cyber-Physical Systems and Automotive Security department of the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology. He is responsible for creating and aligning international specifications, standards and corresponding terminology in standards developing organizations, such as, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and Trusted Computing Group (TCG). In this context, he is also responsible for enabling solutions that support a certain level of self-descriptiveness and semantic interoperability. As small things in the so-called Internet of Things often compose constrained-node networks, a significant part of Henk’s work involves concise solutions – including corresponding architectures as well as interaction, information and data models.

Amol Sawarkar

Enterprise Architecture, Global IT Planning and Project Management Unit, IFRC

Amol Started his career in the IT technical support area. He is a University degree holder in Computer Engineering supported by strategic certifications like ITIL, IS Audit, Project Management and Enterprise Architecture. Over the span of more than 25 years’ experience, he has carried out different roles and responsibilities including but not limited to Systems Deployment, Region Support Manager, IT Ops coordinator, project manager for global projects and Enterprise Architecture. Having spent his initial eight years working in India, Amol has been working at the Head Office of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies for the past 17 years. As a part of the Global IT Planning team, his main responsibility is around the Enterprise Architecture function working with the IT Business Partners, Project Managers and the IT operations team.

David Doret

IAM & Data Protection Manager, BNP Paribas

David is a cybersecurity expert with a passion for sharing good and bad experiences with the InfoSec community. He has twice held the position of CISO, served as Corporate Risk Committee board member for financial institutions and spent several years leading a consulting practice for all sizes of clients in diverse industries. Today, he works as IAM manager for a global bank.

Lars-Thorsten Sudmann

Founder & Managing Director, bloola

Lars-Thorsten is one of the core visionary behind bloola. With his long-term approach “How the world will change and what users expect in communication and collaboration” he covers the expectations of current and future digital workers. Beginning in the early 90s as entrepreneur he develops applications and solutions to take care of information management and digital communication. Together with his colleagues he enables BMW in the early 2000 to push the after sales and workshop management into the internet world, brings technical information, diagnosis and car programming to the web and enables software solutions for 4.400 workshops all over the world.

Beginning in 2010 he started the social collaboration and communication approach with bloola, brings the know-how and solutions to European companies like Audi, BMW, DAK, dormakaba, Eurovision (EBU), Firmenich, Fraunhofer, Red Bull, SMS Group, Vodafone and Volkswagen (VW) and develops with his team the bloola story.

With several medium and big clients his team created IAM solutions for enterprise scenarios with employees, partners and customer. The next platform bloola.cockpit integrates together with OneLogin into the cloud and on premise world to enable a central cockpit for users to aggregate data, information, tasks and dialogues from dozen of cloud apps. With early customer the concept was validated and will become into the market in 2019.

Daniel Friman

DevOps Chapter Lead for Information Security and PKI, ING

Daniel spearheads a wide set of IT-related endeavours, such as developing new API services, building new teams, delivering large IT solutions to corporate clients, establishing new ways of working or automating everything as DevOps.

He started working as a self-employed consultant during the 1990s in parallel with high school. Since then, he has worked in the IT industry as Team Lead, Chapter Lead, DevOps, Back-end Developer, 3rd line Tech Support, and Systems Engineer to name some roles.

Today, Daniel has the pleasure of working as Chapter Lead with the Crypto team that manages ING’s global PKI, key management for payment systems, HSM as a service and other cryptographic services.

Gal Helemski

Cofounder & Chief Innovation & Product Officer (CIPO), PlainID

Gal is recognized as a specialist in cyber security with specific focus on identity and access management. In the past 16 years she has defined solutions to customers, wrote the project specs, technical documentation, presentations and training. Gal holds a B.Sc in Physics & Computer Science from Bar-Ilan University. In the IDF, she served for 6 years in the prestigious computing unit Mamram.

Thomas Gunther

Principal Architect, IAM & GRC, Steel Industry

During the past 20 years, Mr Günther has worked as a certified project manager and coach in corporations as well as in public administration, where he planned and managed heterogeneous projects in customer orders over the entire project life cycle.

Apart from the planning and implementation of effective risk management(COSO, CoBIT, etc.), tailoring and adaptation of the project framework also included the assumption of responsibility for compliance with legal and administrative frameworks and verifications (ISO 270xx, MAS, SOx, Basel, BSI, GDPR, HIPAA, Privacy).

The focus of his project work is often the perception of the interface between customers and IT service providers and on this basis, he advises and coaches project managers in these areas.

Mr Günther’s knowledge covers a wide range of more or less related bodies of modern integrated IT-architectures as well as corresponding business foundations but always with the alert glance of an ISO 27k lead auditor.

Mohsin Choudhury

UK Head of Cyber Security, Information & Data Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Bank of Ireland UK

Mohsin has over 20 years of experience in Information Security from diverse sectors including Investment Banking, Defence & National Security, Central Government, Big 4 Audit Firms, Nuclear and Global Health Organisations. He is responsible for all areas of Information Security from defining security requirements for new digital programmes, advising businesses of their Cyber Risks, Technical Cyber Risk Assessment & Remediation and Financial Regulatory needs.

During his career, Mohsin has worked on the Security of Satellite Communication Systems, producing key management and encryption systems, helping and advising Global Investment Bank’s with their Information Security maturity and managing large scale security of transformational programmes. He is highly technical and understands business needs.

Mohsin holds CISM and CISSP Certifications and has two master’s degrees, MSc in Defence Communications Engineering and MSc in Nuclear Science & technology.

Robin Jose

Chief Data and Analytics Officer, wefox

In a career spanning 19 years, Robin has held many leadership roles in large technology companies. His focus areas are Big Data Analytics, Data Science, AI, Internet of Things and Cloud-based Digital Platforms.

Robin focuses on building Innovative Platforms and Products that drive digital business. He is passionate about the future of AI and Machine Learning and the huge advantage it brings to organizations and people in the digital age.

Travis Spencer

CEO, Curity

Travis has worked extensively with organizations in various industries in both the US, Europe, and elsewhere who are adopting cloud and mobile computing. His broad market exposure coupled with a background in application development allows him to help organizations with low-level technical issues as well high-level questions. His deep knowledge of established standards like SAML, WS-* and XACML coupled with emerging ones like REST, SCIM, OpenID and OAuth provides him with a unique and cutting-edge perspective on digital identity and access management. He is currently the CEO of Curity, the leading supplier of API-driven identity management, providing unified security for digital services. Connect with Travis on Twitter: @travisspencer

Hans Zandbelt

IAM Architect, OpenID Foundation

Hans is a Founder and IAM Architect at ZmartZone IAM. He holds an MSc. degree in Computer Science, Tele-Informatics and Open Systems from Twente University (1993). He has over 20 years’ experience as a technical leader in research and innovation projects, including digital identity initiatives. In 2007 he joined SURFnet as the Architect and Technical Product Manager of SURFfederatie, the national infrastructure for federated Single Sign-On for the research and higher education community in the Netherlands.

In 2011 he joined Ping Identity as an expert on Single Sign-On, Cloud Identity & Access Management and large-scale deployment of federation technology, representing the CTO Office in Europe. In 2017 he founded ZmartZone IAM to provide Identity & Access Management consultancy and to contribute to standards and open source development in the broader field of IAM. He is an active member of the OpenID Connect Certification team in the OpenID Foundation.

Aisling Connolly

Cryptography and Privacy Researcher, Information Security, Ecole Normale Superieure

Aisling is an award-winning Irish mathematician and cryptographer based in Paris. She has written and co-authored a number of research papers in the areas of symmetric cryptography, public key cryptography, digital signatures, post-quantum cryptography, and privacy. Ultimately, her goal is to continue to tie the theoretical questions of life to the practical needs of society.

Vince Warrington

Senior Governance, Risk & Compliance Specialist – Open Banking

Vince Warrington is a leading Information Assurance and Cyber Security expert with over 15 years of experience heading-up large-scale, organisation-wide IT and cyber security programmes for central Government departments, blue chip private companies and well-known voluntary organisations across the globe.

Vince is an influential member of the Information Assurance Advisory Council (IAAC) and the UK Cyber Security Forum. He is currently advising on strategies to encourage more young people to consider a career in cyber security – especially females and those on the Autism spectrum.

Dmitry Kann

Senior Full Stack Developer, Nederlandse Spoorwegen

Born and bred in Russia, Dmitry moved some ten years ago to the Netherlands. Over the past two decades he has worked with numerous languages, platforms and frameworks, from 8086 assembly language to Java, Python and JavaScript/Angular. Dmitry also some practical
experience with Identity & Access Management and was involved in the implementation of the DSO (Digitaal Stelsel Omgevingswet) program, the digital ecosystem supporting the Living Environment Regulation. The so-called Standaard Platform is a cloud-based IaaS
solution for Dutch government institutions, which is heavily reliant on the WSO2 stack of products.

Since 2016 he has been working as a freelance software engineer. His favourite OS is Ubuntu Linux and his choice of editor is Vim. Dmitry loves travelling, rock music and playing guitar, and also has a second dan in aikido. In his spare time (which is scarce) he also runs a blog at

Fernando Garcia-Quismondo

Cyber Security Architecture (Digital Identity) - Global Cyber Security Area, Banco Santander

Fernando has a Physics degree from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He joined Santander Group in 2004, and has been part of CTO and Innovation areas during these years, participating in most of the initiatives involving Customer Digital Identity, with special focus in biometrics-based IAM and onboarding processes. As part of Cybersecurity Global Team, he is currently in charge of the definition of a “Digital Trust Architecture”, assessing all technology aspects related to Digital Identity trends (biometrics, cybersecurity, privacy, etc.) as well as leading innovative proof of concepts to evaluate feasibility and possible uses of new technologies that form the Customer Centric security ecosystem.

Hans Zandbelt

IAM Architect, OpenID Foundation

Hans Zandbelt is a founder and IAM architect at ZmartZone IAM. He holds an MSc. degree in Computer Science, Tele-Informatics and Open Systems from Twente University (1993). He has over 20 years experience as a technical leader in research and innovation projects, including digital identity initiatives. In 2007 he joined SURFnet as the architect and technical product manager of SURFfederatie, the national infrastructure for federated Single Sign-On for the research and higher education community in the Netherlands. In 2011 he joined Ping Identity as an expert on Single Sign-On, Cloud Identity & Access Management and large scale deployment of federation technology, representing the CTO Office in Europe. In 2017 he founded ZmartZone IAM to provide Identity & Access Management consultancy and to contribute to standards and open source development in the broader field of IAM. He is an active member of the OpenID Connect Certification team in the OpenID Foundation.

Edina Dobos

DBS Governance & Controls Senior Manager - Global SoD and Application Controls, Diageo

Edina is the Global SoD and Application Controls Senior Manager for Diageo, covering both IS and Business SoD control activities for the key ERP, accompanied by management assurance over ERP application controls. Having gained over 10 years in managing and improving overall response to business SoD-risks, she has expanded her remit to cover and transform IS SoD control activities.

During her career she has created the foundations of a centralized SoD operations team, standardizing and simplifying new monitoring procedures along with leading the upgrade of GRC Access Control and Emergency Access Management from a business point of view. Her
experience includes, as a business acceptance lead, a major review of SoD-matrices, translation of rules into GRC solution, designing and implementing new monitoring processes and engagement to achieve management and external auditor confidence in the new procedures. Very recently she has been involved in global privileged access re-certification activities for key SAP production landscapes (ECC, APO, CRM, PLM and BW) and involved in re-designing IT Control frameworks, with special focus on access risks and control requirements.

Edina is certified in CISA, CRISC and COBIT 5 and is highly qualified in ERP security, administration and configuration.

Henk Marsman

Lead Product Manager Identity and Access Management, Rabobank

Henk Marsman is lead product manager for Identity and Access Management for employees at Rabobank, a top three bank in the Netherlands. He’s responsible for the cohesion and ‘customer’ orientation of the IAM services and works with the IAM product owners in Rabobank to materialize the vision and strategy. Prior to joining Rabobank Henk spent 11 years with Deloitte, of which the last 5 years he led the IAM expertise team for the Netherlands and provided management consulting services in this area to a wide range of organizations.

Besides the ‘traditional’ security and employee oriented IAM area he’s keenly interested in the wider area of digital identities, digital developments and the role access control therein. Within Rabobank he builds the bridge to the true customer identity management areas and the identity service provider (broker) that Rabobank provides in the marketplace. Beyond Rabobank he enjoys visiting events like IDnext to learn from the experts and share his vision.

Robert Garskamp

Entrepreneur, Advisor on Digital Identity Matters and Founder of the IDnextplatform

With the enormous speed of technological digitalisation transformation nowadays, Robert believes that it will influence, constitute and shape our society where you are able to control your identity on attribute level within a secure and privacy-regulated basis. As an expert for 10+ years, Robert strives to share his knowledge and experience regarding several topics about digital Identity, security, privacy, mobility, risk management and compliance with several organisations in different sectors. He also advises and consults various organisations (in public and private sector) related to digital identity.

Robert is Founder of the IDnext platform, a pan-European open and independent platform to support and facilitate innovative approaches in the world of the digital identity, creating awareness about digital identity, providing a knowledge and networking platform for experts in IT, Business and Marketers as a European centre of expertise.

Hans van der Burght

Information Architect and Lead Analyst, Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs

Hans van der Burght graduated in 1985 at the Utrecht University in Economic Geography. After a career in the software industry and he was responsible for the design and implementation of IT infrastructure for the judicial organization in the Netherlands. Mr. van der Burght participated in the STORK2.0 consortium since the start of the project as co-chair and project leader of the Dutch pilot. He elaborated the cross border farmer’s pilot, one of the success stories of STORK. He was also one of the promotors of the development of the eIDAS – PEPS adapters in the eSENS program, a co-production of IS, SE, DE, AT, NL, DIGIT and other eSENS partners. This adapter will ensure a smooth migration of
STORK enabled services to an eIDAS environment.

Within the running program for the implementation of eIDAS in the Netherlands he is responsible for the migration of the STORK / PEPS infrastructure to the eIDASnode and the development of an interface between the eIDAS and the Dutch eID schemes.

Alice Vasilescu

IT Project Officer - Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) eID at European Commission

Alice Vasilescu is acting as Policy Officer at the Directorate-General for Informatics of the European Commission. She is coordinating the technical work carried out under CEF eID and supports the Member State community that is setting up the eIDAS eID Infrastructure. Alice
is an experienced IT professional, specializing in Enterprise Architecture, IT security and system interoperability for large-scale European projects.

Colin Brown

Identity and Access Management Architect, BBC

Colin Brown has worked in the field of Identity and Access Management for the past fourteen years. Working mostly as a freelance solutions architect, he has always been the predominant driving force in defining, designing and delivering the enterprise solution that the business demands.

An impressive client list includes Aviva, Royal Bank of Scotland, The Co-operative Bank, WorldPay, EY and the BBC, as well as the vendors BridgeStream and Oracle. Before moving into IAM, he worked in both software development and support roles for consulting firms and enterprises, mainly in the insurance sector.

Dimitri Chichlo

Former VP Information Security & Business Continuity at Edmond de Rothschild

Dimitri Chichlo is former VP Information Security and Business Continuity Management at Edmond de Rothschild in Geneva where he was responsible for developing and implementing the cybersecurity and BCM governance, consulting on IT projects from the InfoSec side as well as spreading InfoSec awareness in the Bank.

Prior to this position, he worked 6 years for ING as Head of Risk Management in Geneva, where he was responsible for all aspects of non-financial risks in a commercial bank, successfully enforcing information security risk framework as well as leading related projects. From 2004 to 2009, he spent 5 years in the Ukraine and was involved in various international greenfield industrial and banking projects with different French companies. Dimitri is also an avid trail runner and a PADI scuba diving Instructor. He is currently pursuing an Executive MBA at the INSEAD.

Serge Oskam

Manager, Identity & Access Management, NN Group

Serge Oskam is responsible for IAM processes and operations within a multinational insurance and asset management company, covering over 20,000 identities in a complex, highly regulated, application landscape.

Serge’s professional experience spans over 15 years’ in IT Infrastructure within the financial industry. After gaining hands-on experience in server administration, he continued his career as a project manager. Less than 5 years ago he took on one of the most challenging positions becoming responsible for Identity & Access Management during the turmoil of a disentanglement from another enterprise. He mostly enjoys researching and deliberating on control, cost and efficiency enhancements within his field. Serge earned a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Delft University of Technology.

Xin Wang

Delivery Manager / Design Authority, Identity & Access Management, Canon Europe

Xin is Delivery Manager and Design Authority of Identity & Access Management Project for Canon Europe in EMEA region. He has established Canon’s IAM capacity from green field with zero foundation into a fully structured competence centre, delivering both user management solution (e.g. joiner-mover-leaver processes, request based access control, password management, identity hubs, reusable frameworks, etc.) and Single Sign-On solutions.

Colin Wallis

Executive Director, Kantara Initiative

Colin is the Executive Director of the Kantara Initiative Inc, the globally acknowledged thought leader and emerging practice resource center for federated digital identity, access and consent-based information sharing. Colin’s combined public and private sector background in online identity and privacy builds on 15 years of contribution to international standards and consortia. Alongside his contracts with Kantara and his previous employer, Colin maintains leadership positions in the US Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG), OECD Internet Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC) and ISO SC27 Security Techniques on topics around Information Security, Privacy and Trusted Identity.

Peter Dornheim

Head of Identity and Access Management, Festo

After several positions in a SAP Consulting Company (finally as Manager for SAP Security) and IT Security Architect at Daimler AG, Peter Dornheim is now the Head of Identity and Access Management at Festo AG & Co. KG. He is responsible for the whole Identity Lifecycle, Cloud Security, Security@IoT and IT Compliance and Authorization Management.

Joanna Zdulska

Information Security Access Programs and Governance Manager, Citibank Europe PLC

Joanna has extensive knowledge in the Information Security field. She has specialized in the domain of Identity and Access Management for the last 10+ years. Joanna has over 20 years of operations, technology and management experience with specific emphasis on compliance, risk management, solutions development and program management.

Since joining Citi in 1996 Joanna has served in multiple technology managerial roles, being responsible for software development, project management and operational activities. Joanna managed risk management area as a formal Business Information Security Officer and Compliance Officer in Regional Data Center. Between 2005-2007 Joanna managed two Regional projects related to access management standardization and improvement for Distributed system like Unix, Wintel, SQL and Oracle databases. In 2007 Joanna joined Global ID management team and took on a global function responsible for Provisioning Automation and tools development. Since 2010 Joanna is managing Global Programs related to ID Management including the centralization of access and compliance checks.

Joanna graduated from the IT program at the Department of Technical Physics and Applied Mathematics at Warsaw University of Technology (Master of Science degree). She holds a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certificate.