Cybersecurity Innovation Series - Eurozone

Access Ireland’s most exciting cybersecurity innovation.

Irish Cybersecurity companies are solving the biggest challenges facing global business today – increased cyber threats and attacks, the security challenges linked to remote working and the cloud, and rapidly evolving policy and regulation.

Join us on Friday November 13th for an innovation day inclusive of a keynote and expert panel featuring Irish and European based executives discussing the current state of the European Cybersecurity industry and looking ahead at some of the key challenges of 2021, innovation in the sector and what this means for Cyber start- and scale ups aiming to position themselves for success moving forward.

The agenda for the day:

11:00-11:30 (CET):
Keynote address
11.30-12:30 (CET): Panel Discussion
12:30-17.30 (CET): 1:1 meetings with portfolio companies

The keynote 'The Agile CISO - Handling Business Changes and Embracing Innovation' is provided by Marc Samson, CISO at Engie Solutions Belgium & Luxembourg.

The panel will include:

  • Brendan Kiely, Co-Founder & CEO at Thinscale
  • Bert Feskens, Security Innovation Liaison and Programme manager at the Dutch security cluster The Hague Security Delta (HSD)
  • Pauline Massart, Director at CEIS-Avisa partners
  • Raul Riesco Granadino, VP Strategic Public Affairs & Investments, Telefónica & H2020 Protection and Security Advisor at the EU

The panel will be moderated by Matthijs Egger, Senior Market Advisor Benelux for Enterprise Ireland.

In the registration form you can submit your interest in meeting with Irish Cybersecurity portfolio companies. If you have any questions in the interim, please reach out to [email protected].

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Keynote: - The Agile CISO - Handling Business Changes and Embracing Innovation

11:00 to 11:30 (CET)
Delivered by:
Marc Samson


Panel Discussion

11.30 to 12.30 (CET) - moderated by Matthijs Egger, Senior Market Advisor Benelux for Enterprise Ireland
Brendan Kiely

Cyber Partner in Life Sciences

Bert Feskens

Security Innovation Liaison & Programme Manager

Pauline Massart


Raul Riesco Granadino

VP Strategic Public Affairs & Investments