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Make your business cyber-resilient: optimise prevention and react fast!
Gain the cutting-edge cybersecurity awareness necessary for your effective management decisions using the best US and European approaches shared by experts.
Cyber-attacks. Potential business impact. Risk assessment. Human factors. Cybersecurity management. Privacy regulations. Cybersecurity is no longer a technology-only issue. It affects almost all functions in your organisation.
Attend this program to explore the US and European tech champion approaches to evaluate and face these threats. In this programme designed for senior management, our experts will share with you industry best practices through lectures, business cases, and company visits.
The US Module, delivered by UC Berkeley Executive Education focuses, on the cybersecurity for online, platform, and cloud services. Topics include:
The European Module, delivered by EIT Digital, focuses on network, manufacturing, and hardware. Topics include:
If you manage teams or units involving technologies, you must be aware of what cybersecurity implies. Be it for prevention or for reaction to attacks, you need to understand what is at stake.
This program is for those in top management positions, involved with Product Development, Marketing, Legal, Communication, HR or IT.
Vïctor A. Villagrá
Cybersecurity Masters Director at the Polytechnic University of Madrid and Cybersecurity 360 Programme Faculty Lead
Víctor A Villagrá is the Director of the Cybersecurity Masters Programme of the
Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM)
and also has been an Associate Professor in UPM’s Telecommunications Engineering School (ETSIT) since 1992.
Jan van den Berg
Professor of Cybersecurity at TU Delft and Leiden University and Scientific Director of the Cybersecurity Academy, The Hague
Jan van den Berg is Professor of Cyber
Security at Delft University of Technology
and within the Institute of Security & Global Affairs (ISGA) at Leiden University. He is also Scientific Director of the Cyber Security Academy in The Hague.
Data Protection Officer at mParticle
Aurélie Pols serves as Data Privacy Officer (DPO) for mParticle, a New York-based customer data platform. She is also a member of the Ethics Advisory Group for the EU’s European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS).
Deputy Director at the IMDEA Software Institute
Juan Caballero is Deputy Director and Associate Research Professor at IMDEA Software Institute in Madrid. His research focuses on security issues in systems, software, and networks, including malware and cyberattacks. His research won a Best Paper at the USENIX
Security Symposium and Most Influential Paper at the DIMVA Conference.
Chair of the Cyber-Security Laboratory and Associate Professor at University of Trento.
Bruno Crispo is Chair of the Cyber-Security Laboratory established between the National Research Council and the University of Trento. He is a Member of the Executive Council of the National Inter-university Consortium for Informatics and a Member of the Scientific Committee of the National Research and Study Centre on CyberCrime of the Italian National Police.
Group Leader, Securely Networked Systems at Fraunhofer IOSBChristian Haas is the Group Leader, Securely Networked Systems at Fraunhofer IOSB in Karlsruhe. His work focuses on network security, wireless sensor networks and security for industrial production systems. He
VP of CONTINUAM
Manuel Carpio is VP of CONTINUAM (Spanish Business Continuity Association). He was formerly Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Telefónica and Secretary of their Corporate Security Committee. He founded the Spanish Private CISOs Association and has contributed to policymaking in Europe and Latin America.
Andrew Isaacs is a successful scientist, business executive, entrepreneur, and educator. He is passionate about mentoring the next generation of business leaders and has a strong track record of helping entrepreneurs launch their careers. Isaacs has worked at the crossroads of Silicon Valley technology and business innovation for 32 years, 16 of those years at UC Berkeley, helping start-ups and established companies create and execute successful leadership strategies. He is ranked one of the Top 15 professors in the US by 360Career.
Isaacs joined the UC Berkeley faculty in 1999. In 2000 he was appointed Executive Director of UC Berkeley’s Management of Technology Program, the joint program of the Haas School of Business and College of Engineering. Since 2006 he has served as Faculty Director of UC Berkeley’s Center for Executive Education.
Isaacs teaches five MBA courses plus more than 30 Executive-level short courses at UC Berkeley and has instructed over 3,000 students.
In addition to his work at UC Berkeley, Isaacs has taught Executive-level courses for more than 80 corporations, government agencies and other groups in the US, Europe and Asia. His courses focus on leadership, marketing and technology strategy. His clients include Toyota Motors, Johnson and Johnson, Intel, IBM, Google, Hitachi, Sony, Panasonic, Suntory, DNV-GL, NetApp, Maersk, Statoil and BP.
Prior to UC Berkeley, Isaacs held positions as a marketing and technology executive at public and private companies in Silicon Valley. Before coming to Silicon Valley, Isaacs was Senior Scientist at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.
Tim Mather is an information security executive with more than 30 years of experience. He is an advisor and / or angel investor for / to several information security start-ups (e.g., CyCognito, DarkBytes, GhangorCloud). His specialties include cybersecurity / information protection, PKI, C4ISR.
As Chief Security Strategist at PatternEx, Mather helps to bring artificial intelligence (active machine learning) to information security through the near real-time analysis of massive quantities of log data (e.g., syslog, Bro, DNS).
Lars Rabbe is a Senior Executive / CIO with experience in companies such as Skype, Intuit, Yahoo, Lucent Technologies, Fidelity Investments, Redback Networks, Octel Communications and NeXT Computer.
Rabbe managed groups of over 1,500 employees in over 50 countries with budget responsibility of over $1 billion. He successfully developed, acquired and implemented large company-wide systems in many industries including high tech, financial services, media and retail.
Rabbe has a track record as change agent in both large and small environments with experience in outsourcing on-shore and off-shore. He serves on several boards and advisory boards.
Mark Egan is a partner at StrataFusion Group, Inc. and has more than 25 years of information technology experience, with expertise in IT transformation, information security, and mergers & acquisitions. His extensive experience includes managing global IT organizations with over 1,200 employees, budgets in excess of $350 million, and IT integration for over 60 mergers and acquisitions. He has been repeatedly recognized for his leadership and success in scaling IT organizations to support rapid growth companies.
Prior to joining StrataFusion, Egan was a CIO at VMware where he led the company from a server virtualization vendor with $2 billion in revenue to a $5 billion market leader of cloud solutions. During his 6 years as CIO at Symantec, his leadership in IT was instrumental in supporting the company’s transformation from $600 million consumer software publisher to a $5 billion market leader of enterprise security solutions. He held senior level positions with companies in a variety of industries, including Sun Microsystems, Price Waterhouse, and Wells Fargo Bank.
Mark Egan is author of Executive Guide to Information Security: Threats, Challenges, and Solutions and was a contributing author of CIO Wisdom, CIO Perspectives, and CIO’s Body of Knowledge.
Pedram Mokrian’s expertise lies at the intersection of how new technologies (connected devices, mobile, software systems), analytics (big data stack), and new business models (consumer marketplaces, product driven services) can disrupt large incumbent markets such as energy, manufacturing, logistics, education, and commerce.
Mokrian is a Principal at Mayfield Fund, a global venture capital firm with $3 billion under management and a long history of backing world class entrepreneurs and investing in relationships. Since its founding in 1969, Mayfield has invested in more than 500 companies, taken more than 100 public, and 100 have merged or were acquired.
Prior to Mayfield, Mokrian has been a member of the commodities trading desk at Credit Suisse in New York.
Mokrian is a visiting instructor both at the Faculty of Engineering at Stanford University as well as at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.
Shobhana Ahluwalia is the Head of Information Technology at Uber. Prior to Uber, she has been Vice President of Information Technology at CBS and Director of Information Technology at CNET Networks.
Ahluwalia is a highly-accomplished, results-driven leader with extensive experience leading large teams and utilizing strategic expertise to deliver value. She possesses deep functional and technical expertise in a wide variety of IT, Sales, Finance, HR, ERP, and business intelligence applications. She leads, trains, and mentors large, high-performing on-shore and offshore teams.
Ankit Jain is Director of Engineering at Google with focus on artificial intelligence and a Founding Partner of Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI-focused venture fund, which invests in and connects early stage startups with Google’s resources, innovation, and technical leadership in artificial intelligence.
Jain is also an associate and a mentor at Creative Destruction Lab, a business incubator program for massively scalable technology-based ventures that is associated with the University of Toronto and has two large Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning tracks.
Omer Ayfer is an Adjunct Professor at Merritt College where he teaches a variety of courses in the premier cybersecurity program at the community college level. He also delivers talks on topics such as blockchain and cryptography to a wide variety of audiences including as a guest lecturer at the Haas School of Business.
As Principal at Ayfer Network, he provides fractional CIO services to technology startups, with a focus on cloud-based infrastructure and information security, helping them find the right direction for their business. Clients include biotechnology and Internet technology startups.
Ayfer also serves as part-time CIO at Illumina Ventures, supporting both the VC team as well as the portfolio companies, with a focus on cloud infrastructure, information security strategy and overall technology well-being.
Shelton Waggener has been the CIO and Associate Vice Chancellor of UC Berkeley between 2003 and 2012. In this role, he has been the most senior technology executive on the Berkeley campus, reported to the Chancellor and the Provost. He has been a member of the Chancellors Cabinet and the Chair of the UC System-wide CIO leadership council.
Waggener is currently the President of The CIO Perspective, a boutique consulting firm supporting assessment, evaluation, market viability, and go to market strategy for cloud enterprise technology solutions. He led and participated on technology advisory boards for startups and midcap technology providers as well as Silicon Valley Venture Capital firms. Waggener serves as acting CTO or CIO for firms up to $250 million in revenue.
Michael Jordan is Full Professor at UC Berkeley in machine learning, statistics, and artificial intelligence. He is one of the leading figures in machine learning, and in 2016 Science reported him as the world's most influential computer scientist. Jordan’s appointment is split across the Department of Statistics and the Department of EECS. He was a professor at the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT from 1988 to 1998.
Jordan has received numerous awards, including a best student paper award (with X. Nguyen and M. Wainwright) at the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML 2004), a best paper award (with R. Jacobs) at the American Control Conference (ACC 1991), the ACM - AAAI Allen Newell Award, the IEEE Neural Networks Pioneer Award, and an NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award. In 2010 he was named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery "for contributions to the theory and application of machine learning."
He has been named a Neyman Lecturer and a Medallion Lecturer by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. He received the David E. Rumelhart Prize in 2015 and the ACM/AAAI Allen Newell Award in 2009.
Eric Johnson is a CIO with a proven track record of strategic visioning, delivery of complex enterprise cloud solutions and leading digital process transformation. He has demonstrated strong success in growing and leading global IT organizations and fostering collaboration in a virtual work environment.
Johnson’s expertise includes global IT strategy, digital transformation, advanced data analytics, leading global teams, go-to-market, mergers and acquisitions, SaaS and hybrid IT and innovation. His specialties are digital transformations, cloud-based application strategies/solution implementations, On Premise (ERP, CRM, SCM), eCommerce, business process design, solution development, portfolio/project management, offshore/outsourcing and strategic vendor management.
Johnson is currently Senior Vice President and CIO of Talend. Between 2014 and early 2018, he was Senior Vice President and CIO of DocuSign, where he built the global IT organization and led the digital transformation while the company was going through tremendous change and growth.
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Investing in digital transformation skills is essential for society, companies and organisations today. The EIT Digital Professional School supports this with Action-Based Learning in cooperation with international partners: learning that integrates theory and practice in the actual business context. In so doing, we educate companies to develop the right leadership capacity, workforce skills and corporate cultures needed to facilitate digital transformation; we educate individuals to up- and cross-skill their talents and to stay attractive in the labour market. We are contributing to an inclusive digital society.
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