CISO Institute: Germany

CISO Institute: Germany

Location: Munich Marriott Hotel City West

Date: Wednesday 12th June 2024

Time: 08:30 - 17:30 CET

Event Summary

You're invited to join us at the highly anticipated CISO Institute: Germany in Munich, an exceptional event. We're proud to introduce an exciting addition to our gatherings in 2024: co-located streams tailored not only for CISOs, but also for CIOs and CDOs.

This unique event allows you to customise your experience by selecting sessions from three streams. Whether you're shaping your organisation's technological vision, safeguarding its digital fortresses, or harnessing the power of data, this conference provides an unparalleled platform for networking, learning, and mapping the way forward.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Munich as we bring together industry experts. It's a space where insights flourish, connections deepen, and strategies evolve. Embrace the future of tech leadership at this extraordinary conference - your guiding light. Save the date and get ready for an unforgettable day of knowledge exchange and collaboration.

Agenda Highlights:

AI Advancements: Dive into the latest advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its transformative impact on businesses.
Digital Transformation: Learn strategies to navigate the digital transformation landscape and harness its full potential.
IT Architecture Insights: Gain valuable insights into cutting-edge IT architecture trends and best practices.
Leadership Challenges: Explore the challenges faced in the ever-evolving tech ecosystem and discover solutions.

But that's not all! Get excited about our peer-to-peer networking sessions, a unique opportunity in Munich. Forge valuable connections, share experiences, and build a network of like-minded professionals. Your journey towards tech leadership excellence starts here.

Dr Beverly McCann

Senior Cyber Security Analyst





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Fabian Libeau

VP of Sales, EMEA


2024 Featured Attendees

2024 Speakers

2024 Agenda

Join us for coffee and pastries to prepare for the day of learning and networking.

Explore how digital leaders can navigate the complexities of digital transformation and AI integration, emphasizing the evolution of leadership roles and the importance of fostering a culture that champions innovation.

- Adapting leadership styles to embrace digital and AI innovations
- Skills and strategies essential for future leaders
-Aligning digital initiatives with overarching business objectives for sustainable growth

Stefan Weber, Leiter IT Operations and Shared Services Vertriebsplattform, DB Fernverkehr AG (Moderator)

Sandeep Sen, Global CIO, Linde

Marco Mueller, Head of Digital CoE for Digital Solutions Business, Bayer AG

Natalia Ombach, Head of RM Europe/DEI Europe Lead, Turner & Townsend

- Seamlessly connect different systems and applications across your organisation, streamlining workflows and eliminating manual data entry with Workato's powerful integration platform.
- Drive efficiency and productivity by automating repetitive tasks and processes, allowing your team to focus on high-value activities and innovation.
- Enhance collaboration and communication between teams and departments through synchronised data flows and real-time updates facilitated by Workato's intuitive workflow automation tools.


In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, CIOs are under increasing pressure to drive digital transformation initiatives that can help their organizations stay competitive and meet the evolving needs of customers. However, many organizations struggle with executing successful digital transformation strategies. This boardroom discussion, delivered by Boomi, will focus on key strategies that CIOs can employ to build a strong foundation for successful digital transformation.

Discussion Points:

● Developing a Comprehensive Digital Transformation Roadmap: During the discussion, we will explore best practices for developing a digital transformation roadmap, including how to identify the right technology solutions, how to prioritize initiatives, and how to measure progress.
● Building a Robust Integration Strategy: We will discuss key considerations for building a strong integration strategy, including how to identify the right integration platform, how to design and implement integrations, and how to ensure that data is secure and compliant.
● Fostering a Culture of Innovation and Agility: Find out the strategies for building a culture of innovation and agility, including how to empower employees to take risks and experiment with new technologies, how to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing, and how to measure and celebrate success.


Join Pluralsight's experts in workforce development, to learn how to unlock the full potential of your tech workforce - simplified and actionable.

Demystify the intersection of skills-based learning and powerful AI technology, offering practical insights for your organisation's growth. Explore tailored approaches, discover best practices, and amplify employee and leader engagement through impactful use cases. 


A successful cloud security strategy needs to evolve to meet the changing needs of the business and growth of the cloud. Cutting-edge security teams are coming up with new approaches and initiatives to improve their company’s agility through security and accelerate the business. In this session, learn how Wiz helps companies take a modern approach to cloud security.

Tony Beck, Solutions Engineer, Wiz

- Explore insights into building and executing transformative strategies that embrace technological advancements, foster innovation and enhance business agility
- Understand how to align technology initiatives with overall business objectives, navigate challenges and the importance of creating a culture of change
- Delve into the critical components of digital transformation and how to guide your organisation to a future-ready, digitally empowered enterprise

Sandeep Sen, Global CIO, Linde

- Examine the critical role of business leaders in driving and championing change in an overall volatile environment, setting and derivation of a vision, fostering an innovative culture of cleverness and care and leading by example
- Explore the psychological and organizational aspects of change, considering the importance of Emotional Intelligence supporting the overcome of change challenges
- Discuss the importance of clear and transparent communication by considering the need of cross-functional and organizational thinking including effective messaging, stakeholder engagement and feedback mechanisms

Mario Mueller, Senior Director, Infineon Technologies

Fabian Czicholl, Regional Vice President Broad Markets, will take a closer look at the benefits of process automation and discuss what's needed to set the base. He will also discuss the possibilities of AI in the automation of complex business processes and address the issue of data protection. New technologies can be used to orchestrate change, because BPM is not rocket science.

Fabian Czicholl, Regional Vice President, Appian Software Germany GmbH

- Strategic Alignment: Cost-benefit and risk perspectives for transforming (generative) AI into a strategic corporate asset
- Intelligent Integration of AI and Machine Learning: Effective incorporation of AI into (business) processes
- GenAI use cases & learnings in 2024

Marco Mueller, Head of Digital CoE for Digital Solutions Business, Bayer AG

- Explore the various factors that contribute to complexity in IT environments, such as diverse technologies, interconnected systems and organisational structures
- Understand the importance of adaptability and flexibility in responding to changing business requirements, technological advancements and market dynamics
- Discuss approaches to ensure IT infrastructure and applications can scale to meet growing demands while maintaining optimal performance in complex environments

Stefan Weber, Leiter IT Operations and Shared Services Vertriebsplattform, DB Fernverkehr AG

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