Director of the Business Area TRUSTECH of TECNALIA
Director of TRUSTECH Business Area in TECNALIA where they make applied research to reinforce the digital immunological system of companies in their way to the Digital Transformation. Enthusiastic of technologies like Artificial Intelligence, DLTs and Quantum Technologies and the challenges and opportunities they offer related to cybersecurity. She is member of the Board of Directors of ECSO RENIC and WOMEN4CYBER.
President of #Women4Cyber Foundation
Anett Mádi-Nátor is the President of Women4Cyber Foundation that aims to highlight the importance of gender balance within the field of cybersecurity and cyber defence. She is a Member of ECSO Board of Directors. Her daily job is Vice President of Cyber Services where she is responsible for Strategic Business Development.
Ángela García Valdés
Cybersecurity for Citizens Technician of INCIBE
Computer Engineer and Master in Security Technologies, with more than 10 years of experience in the cybersecurity sector. In last years she has worked on awareness, sensitization and training projects to promote the culture of cybersecurity to citizens, minors, families and educators. She is also a professor in different courses and masters about cybersecurity.
Capitán Elisabel Sinde
General Ghief at the Organic Unit of the Judicial Police. Commander of the National Civil Guard at León
Director of Emea Security Business, Google
As a law graduate of ICADE, Cristina started her professional career in La Caixa as a Financial Broker. After completing an MBA in UC Berkeley, she decided to specialize in technology and joined salesforce.com , developing the Spanish market first and then leading a pan-European team. She joined Informatica leading the finance and telecommunications sector for the Iberian market. In 2012, Cristina started in the European Headquarters of Google, leading different support and sales areas related to the development of Google Cloud in EMEA. During 2019, Cristina was named European General Manager for Chronicle, leading the security o_ering in Google Cloud for the European market.
CEO and Cofounder eSignus
Graduate in Business Administration, University Expert in Financial Audit, Certified in CGEIT by ISACA and Executive MBA from IE. More than ten years of experience as CEO of IT companies, leading projects among others in the Banking Industry, in core banking systems, payment methods infrastructure, and outsourcing of services.
Strategic Alliances Leader de SAS – Founder & President #Women4Cyber Spain
Industrial engineer with 30 years of experience in business consulting and information systems. Her top priorities are developing solutions using cybersecurity integrated with data analytics, artificial intelligence, cloud architecture, and digital transformation. Her passion is promoting women in the world of technology and cybersecurity. She leads the Madrid MeetUp of Women in Machine Learning & Data Science and is the founder and president of the Women4Cyber Spain association.
Innovation & Global Sales Director in Tranxfer
Passionate entrepreneur of the tech world, she has worked for more than 12 years in start-ups and large corporations as CEO, Product Manager, Marketing and commercial director and creating new business units, innovating in marketing and sales strategies for digital transformation.
Esther Mateo Rodríguez
General Manager Safety, Security and Digital Transformation of ADIF
Qualified Industrial Engineer. Before joining Adif in 2010, she worked in the in the Aeronautical, Naval and Automotive private sectors.From 2010, she has held different positions of responsibility in Adif. As of September 2018, she holds the position of responsibility for safety, security and digital transformation.
Managing Consultant Technology & Cybersecurity Practice EMEA Korn Ferry
CISO Banco Santander
Co-Founder Geek Girls Latam
Keynote speaker and consultant on talent, education, equity and transformation and digital humanism. Co-founder of Geek Girls LatAm, a pioneering NGO in the empowerment of girls and women in STEAM - science and technology in Latin America, recognized by the Global Pact, RECON Colombia and Virtual Educa. Joanna was awarded the Policarpa Salvarrieta Woman and Democracy Order of Merit Medal by the Congress of the Republic, winner of the Woman To Watch Colombia Award. Featured as a Woman Pioneer of the Bicentennial, nominated within the 100 Transformative Women Leaders for her leadership and trajectory and recognized Iconic Woman creating a better world by the Women Economic Forum in India. Considered a Powerful Woman in Technology by Forbes Central America Magazine and the Dominican Republic and elected as a fellow of the US Department of State IVLP in 2021.
Joahnna Marie R. Hipólito
Technical Communications Manager Trend Micro Research
Joahnna Hipolito is a Technical Communications Manager from Trend Micro Research. She works closely with the company’s global network of threat experts and researchers in monitoring notable changes in the threat landscape, and designs robust communication plans and strategies. She has been with Trend Micro since 2007.
Gender consultant, CICTE Cybersecurity Program and gender expert
Expert in gender equality, women's rights and new technologies with over a decade of professional experience in the public sector, international agencies and civil society organisations. With a multidisciplinary profile and a sustained interest in the intersections between women's empowerment, violence prevention and digitalisation, she currently works as a gender consultant for the Cybersecurity Programme of the Organisation of American States.
Laura Álvarez Modernel
Head of Public Sector Programs, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
CISO Vodafone Spain
Laura Iglesias holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Valladolid and completed an AMP (Advanced Management Programme) at the Instituto de Empresa, IE Business School. She has pursued her entire professional career in the cybersecurity field, and prior to joining Vodafone, she held positions as Director of Cybersecurity Strategy, CISO or Director of Cybersecurity Professional Services in financial and telecommunications sector companies. As Director of Cybersecurity at Vodafone Spain, her mission is to protect the assets and information of all Vodafone Spain companies and their customers, and she is a member of the Vodafone Group's Global Cyber Security Leadership Team. As a member of the Women4Cyber association, she plays an active part in initiatives to promote gender diversity in the industry.
Social Engineering and Cyber Security Expert
Lisa is a professional speaker, trainer, entrepreneur, documentary personality and vlogger and was named one of the Top 100 Women in Tech. Forte is an expert in social engineering, insider threats and helping large companies rehearse for a cyber-attack. Forte passionately supports the “tech for good” philosophy.”
María Isabel Rojo
CEO de Enthec Solutions
PhD student in Telematic Engineering, holding a Master degree in Cybersecurity at University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), Spain. For more than 10 years now, her career has been totally focussed on cybersecurity. Previos experience working for large enterprises such as BBVA, Indra and Airbus where she finally decided to become entrepreneur and help companies become even more secure.
Paula Gómez de la Bárcena
Graduated from Law but has always been interested in the public sector. With a great influence of her mother, a diplomat, she got educated in respect for other cultures and studying languages. As a student, she was very involved in European politics, holding the vice presidency within the PPE youth organization. She later spent ten years working in various areas of Madrid City Council. It was during this stage that she got to know the local administration closely and felt a calling to provide service to the citizens. She currently runs the Inspiring Girls Foundation in Spain whose goals are to increase self-esteem and professional ambitions of school-age girls.
Journalist. Independent Digitization Consultant. OEA.
Sara Mateos Sillero
Co-author of 'Libro Blanco de las mujeres en el ámbito tecnológico'
Political scientist. Expert in public equality policies. With extensive experience in public administration and consultancy. Author of the White Paper on Women in the technology sector (2018) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation. She has been an advisor at the Ministry of the Presidency (2018-2021) and is currently an advisor to the Spanish Congress of Deputies.
General Director of Fundación Círculo de Tecnologías para la Defensa y Seguridad
Project Officer in Cybersecurity Program, CICTE
Chief Cyber Security Section at the United Nations International Computing Centre
Tima Soni is the Chief of Cyber Security Section at UNICC and oversees the delivery of cyber security services to UNICC and it’s Partner Organizations. While at UNICC, she has served as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for several UNICC Partner Organizations, including UN Women and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), and currently serves as the CISO for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)