Jeremy has worked across a vast range of industries advising on cyber-security & infrastructure solutions and has gained particular expertise in the Benelux region. With a strong IT, security and business background, Jeremy has detailed knowledge of the information security concerns in Europe and the challenges facing organisations today. Jeremy holds a master degree Executive IT Management of the Solvay Business School.
Bart Van den Bosch (M.D., Lic Informatics, Master of AI, PhD., Specialty in Management of Healthcare data) is the CIO of the University Hospital Leuven, Belgium, assistant professor at the KU Leuven and CTO of nexuzhealth. Under his leadership, the KWS (Clinical Workstation) has been developed which comprises a full medical file. This software is shared with 29 other hospitals which now constitute a single virtual hospital with 13.000 beds. He also developed the first prototype of wintermute which is a clinical decision support framework connected to the CWS for near-line CDS. He is also very active in Belgium government’s eHealth program where his department advises the government, beta-tests and develops software for national use. His main areas of expertise are databases, software engineering, hospital information systems, clinical decision support and telematics.
Werner Cooreman is Chief Security Officer for the Solvay Group, a global advanced materials and specialty chemicals company with over 130 industrial sites, 21 R&D sites and 25.000 employees. Previously Werner held international security roles in DHL Express, Ingram Micro and Engie with incremental responsibilities. Prior to his 17 years in security management in the private industry, he was a career officer in the Belgian Military for 20 years in combat units, where he participated in several assignments with the United Nations and NATO during the Balkan Wars in the nineties.
Werner’s is an active member in several professional security associations, and holds a Master in Military Sciences from the Belgian Royal Military Academy, a certificate in Terrorism Studies from St Andrews University, as well as other professional security certifications across multiple domains of security.
Mark has been working in the ICT industry for around 20 years. He has a strong focus on network and security, ranging from operational to presales work activities.
Gerhard Giese started at Akamai in 2010 and is managing the European team of security architects. The team is responsible for customer advisory and consulting services in pre- as well as post sales. With over 20 years of experience in the field of security, he has accumulated in-depth expertise in network-security as well as in DDoS mitigation and data-theft prevention.
While being in a management role Gerhard Giese never stopped operating directly and assisting clients showing his expertise as a trusted advisor. In addition he regularly talks at conferences and panels and also works as an independent consultant for federal state authorities.