Featured Speakers

Mr. Eugene Kaspersky


Kaspersky Lab


Sir David Omand

Visiting Professor

Department of War Studies, King's College, London

Forum Co-Chair

United Kingdom

Mr. Julio A. C. Pereira

Secretary General

Portuguese Republic Intelligence System (SIRP)


The Right Honourable Lord (George) Robertson

of Port Ellen KT GCMG Hon FRSE, PC

United Kingdom


Conference Co-Chairs

Dr. Mark M. Lowenthal

President and CEO

The Intelligence & Security Academy

United States

Sir David Omand

Visiting Professor

Department of War Studies, King's College, London

United Kingdom

Mr. John Rixse

JHR Consulting

United States

Major General Klaus-Peter Treche, (Ret.)

General Manager AFCEA Europe



Session Speakers

Mr. Robert G. Bell

Secretary of Defense

Representative, Europe, and Defense Advisor to USNATO

United States Missions to North Atlantic Treaty Organization


Mr. Ilias Chantzos

Senior Director, Government Affairs

Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia Pacific and Japan

Symantec Corporation


Lieutenant General Chavdar Chervenkov, (Ret.) (Bulgarian Armed Forces)


European Program

Center for the Study of Democracy


RADM Tony Cothron, USN (Ret.)

Vice President, Customer Requirements, Intelligence Solutions Division General Dynamics Information Technology

United States

RADM Edward Deets, USN (Ret.)

Deputy Director, Defense Cyber Solutions

Software Engineering Institute

Carnegie Mellon

United States

Mr. Gilles de Kerchove

European Union Counter-Terrorism Coordinator European Union Council Secretariat


Brigadier Günter Eisl

Director  Intelligence Directorate

European Union Military Staff


LtGen NDLAF (ret) Jo Godderij

Vice President Government Affairs EMEA

ATOS Global Public Sector



Dr. Rumen Gyurov

Chief ExpertState Commission on Information Security

Bulgarian National Security Authority (NSA)


Ambassador Gábor Iklódy

Assistant Secretary General of the Emerging Security Challenges Division



Mr. Alan Jenkinson

Science and Technology

Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism

The Home Office

United Kingdom

Mr. Joel Maloney

Director for Defense Intelligence, US Mission to NATO and Director of National Intelligence Liaison to NATO

United States

Mr. Jürgen Maurer

Vice President                                                          

Bundeskriminalamt (Federal Criminal Police Office)


Mr. John Palfreyman
Director, Defence, Intelligence & Public Safety

IBM Software Group Europe CTO Team

United Kingdom

Brigadier General Hartmut Pauland, (Army)

Head of German Armed Forces Staff II &

Defence Intelligence Director


Mr. Robert Raine CBE

Director of Olympic and Paralympic Security

Office of Security and Counter-terrorism

Home Office

United Kingdom

Ms. Michele Weslander Quaid

Chief Technology Officer (Federal) and Innovation Evangelist


United States

Mr. James Quinault

Director of UK Cybersecurity & Information Assurance

Cabinet Office

United Kingdom

Dr. Phil Ritcheson

Director, Intelligence Division

International Military Staff



Mr. Ilkka Salmi


European Union Intelligence Analysis Centre (EU INTCEN)



Mr. Raphael Satter

Cybersecurity Writer – London

Associated Press

Mr. Lewis Shepherd


The Microsoft Institute for Advance Technologies in Governments

United States

Sir Kevin Tebbit

Chairman of Finmeccanica UK

Former Permanent Secretary at the UK Ministry of Defence

United Kingdom

Mr. Lee Vorthman

Chief Information Security Officer

NetApp U.S. Public Sector

United States

Mr. Volker Wagner

Head of Group Business Security

German Telekom, T Systems


Commander Sue Wilkinson

Head of the Olympic Intelligence Centre

Metropolitan Police Service

United Kingdom