Meet Our Speakers

Bo Baade-Pedersen, GRC Senior Specialist, SAP

Bo Baade-Pedersen, GRC Senior Specialist, SAP

Bo is part of SAPs COE team with a focus on our GRC and Security solutions. He focuses on exploring and finding the best solutions addressing key challenges or concerns for SAP customers in relation to Security, Access Governance, Compliance, Risk Management and Cybercrime attacks. He specializes in improving business process transparency, internal controls and overall security in the SAP landscape. Bo has been with SAP since 2015 but has worked with SAP solutions as an advisor for more than 20 years. Bo’s career has evolved around security and making customers SAP landscapes secure and operate in a secure and compliant way.

Alessandro Banzer, CEO & Principal SAP Security Consultant, Xiting

Alessandro Banzer, CEO & Principal SAP Security Consultant, Xiting

Alessandro has worked in the field of IT since 2004, specializing in SAP in 2009 and working on global SAP projects in various roles since that date. Alessandro is an active contributor and moderator in the Governance, Risk, and Compliance space on SAP SCN. Alessandro is in charge of Xiting's operations in the United States and a subject matter expert in SAP Access Control, SAP Cloud IAG, and SAP Security

Christian Cohrs, Product Owner Identity Access Governance, SAP

Christian Cohrs, Product Owner Identity Access Governance, SAP

Christian Cohrs is a Product Owner for Identity Access Governance at SAP. He has a background in computer science and worked in various positions at SAP during the last 20 years, most recently as Product Manager for SAP's cloud services for identity access management.

Matthias Czwikla, Head of Global SAP Sales, Fortinet

Matthias Czwikla, Head of Global SAP Sales, Fortinet

Matthias is Head of Global SAP Sales at Fortinet. In this global role, Matthias builds the SAP business and manages the alliance to SAP as well as to many players in the SAP eco-system. He meets regularly with customers and builds a vision around implementing new innovation and solutions to achieve tangible benefits in their daily business. Matthias also works closely with Global System Integrators to build new exciting business models. He has worked in the SAP market since 1990 when SAP R/3 Version 1.0 was still under development.

Roberto Diaz, Coma SHIFT Architecture Lead – User Access Management and Internal Controls Shift Transversal Services & Core Model Evolutions, Sanofi

Roberto Diaz, Coma SHIFT Architecture Lead – User Access Management and Internal Controls Shift Transversal Services & Core Model Evolutions, Sanofi

Telecommunication Engineer with 20 years of experience in IT risk management, leading SAP security teams within large multinational companies like Sanofi, Heineken, Sara Lee Corporation and INEOS Styrolution. 

Vincent Doux, SAP GRC Pre Sales Consultant, SAP

Vincent Doux, SAP GRC Pre Sales Consultant, SAP

Vincent has an experience of about 15  years in Business & IT consulting for which he has assisted customers on implementation project for SAP GRC solutions.

He’s now part of the SAP Center of Excellence for North Europe to support the SAP partner & customer community on Risk Mgmt, Compliance, Cybersecurity and Data Protection topics. He is also an official SAP lecturer for GRC training sessions. a certified SAP GRC consultant and a Certified Information Systems Auditor Professional (CISA)

Kshamatha Eda, Senior Consultant, SAP Hub Finance and Controlling, Roche Diagnostics Operations US

Kshamatha Eda, Senior Consultant, SAP Hub Finance and Controlling, Roche Diagnostics Operations US

I have been a SAP technical consultant for more than 15years at various clients. Transitioned to a Techno-Functional consultant concentrating on SAP SD and FICO module. Current working at Roche as Senior Consultant in Finance and Controlling. 

Daniel Gallego, Head of SAP Authorization Management, Boehringer Ingelheim

Daniel Gallego, Head of SAP Authorization Management, Boehringer Ingelheim

Global SAP Access and Authorization Manager with international experience in GxP / SoX environments Head of SAP Authorization Management - Boehringer Ingelheim Solution Manager ERP Security - Bacardi 2014-2015 SAP Security Sustain Lead - PepsiCo 2012-2014 SAP Consultant / IT Manager - Accenture 2007-2012 Master of Science Physics - University of Heidelberg 2005

Richard Hunt, Managing Director, Turnkey Consulting

Richard Hunt, Managing Director, Turnkey Consulting

Founder and Managing Director of Turnkey, a business risk management and IT security consultancy.

Arndt Lingscheid, Product Manager Enterprise Threat Detection, IBSO, SAP

Arndt Lingscheid, Product Manager Enterprise Threat Detection, IBSO, SAP

Arndt Lingscheid studied mechanical engineering at the Rheinische Fachhochschule in Cologne. He then worked in Germany and abroad in the areas of SAP NetWeaver Basis administration and ABAP application development, and ABAP product development. Beginning in 2007, Arndt served as product manager for various SAP add-on products, and then in 2013, became pre-sales and product manager for SAP security add-on products. During that time he audited many SAP systems worldwide. Since September 2019, he has been Product Manager for SAP Enterprise Threat Detection at SAP SE. 

Anthi Macha, Service Manager, EMEA SAP CoOmmercials, Roche Diagnostics

Anthi Macha, Service Manager, EMEA SAP CoOmmercials, Roche Diagnostics

Completed my studies in Business Administration in the American College of Greece: Deree. Worked as Analyst/programmer in IBM for 4 years. Completed my studies in Information Analysis (MSc) in Lancaster University, United Kingdom. First entered the SAP world in 1999 as primarily FI and later on CO technical consultant in Interamerican Insurance S.A. overlooking 2 Business Areas. Continued in IT of Roche Diagnostics Greece in 2006 overlooking changes in all functional areas (FICO, MM, SD and FICO) as SAP Systems Specialist. Joined Roche Diagnostics GmbH as Team Lead in Sales & Distribution GLOIRE (template system) In the current position, I am responsible for the EMEA Commercials ERP System for approximately 30 countries as Service Manager and Deputy System Owner.

Frane Milicevic, Product Manager SAP Security, IBS Schreiber

Frane Milicevic, Product Manager SAP Security, IBS Schreiber

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Andrew Morris, Managing Consultant - Application Cyber Security, Turnkey Consulting

Andrew Morris, Managing Consultant - Application Cyber Security, Turnkey Consulting

Andrew is a Cyber Security Professional with 15 years experience in delivering robust cyber solutions in a regulated global environment. A specialist in Cyber Governance, Risk, and Compliance, and embedding realistic, sustainable processes to effectively manage risk within a fast-paced business environment.

Julian Petersohn, Global SAP Architect, Fortinet

Julian Petersohn, Global SAP Architect, Fortinet

Julian is a Global SAP Systems Engineer at Fortinet. In his role, Julian develops and designs SAP Security Solutions for Fortinet. He researches actual SAP threats and build solutions to prevent unwanted access to data. In his past, Julian worked as a SAP Security Consultant where he gained experience in penetration testing and security audits of SAP systems.

Michael Schmitt, SAP

Michael Schmitt, SAP

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Patrik Spitzer, SAP Security Consultant, Xiting GmbH

Patrik Spitzer, SAP Security Consultant, Xiting GmbH

Academic degree: M. Sc. Computer Science. Work experience: 2 years’ experience in SAP Security, XAMS and SAP ETD Consulting in various branches of industry, such as finance, insurance- or producing industry 

Tom Smith, Product Manager SAP Security, Turnkey Consulting

Tom Smith, Product Manager SAP Security, Turnkey Consulting

Tom is a Senior Manager with Turnkey Consulting, experienced in Information Security & Risk Management, Governance, Risk & Compliance solutions, Cyber Security, Identity Management, and SAP implementations (ECC and S/4 HANA).

Thomas Tiede, Managing Director / CTO, IBS Scheiber GmbH

Thomas Tiede, Managing Director / CTO, IBS Scheiber GmbH

Thomas Tiede has been Managing Director and CTO of IBS Schreiber GmbH since 2000. His extensive experience in the field of corporate auditing is reflected in his many years of activity in the IBS Academy. He is a recognized expert in SAP-security, operating systems, and databases. Thomas Tiede is significantly involved in the development of the IBS Schreiber GRC software CheckAud® and Easy Content Solution (ECS). He is the author of the standard work "Security and Auditing of SAP Systems" as well as "SAP HANA - Security and Authorizations", which was published in July 2019. Current articles by Thomas Tiede: - The SAP S/4HANA Authorization Concept - Part 1: Migration from Transaction to SAP Fiori Apps - The SAP S/4HANA Authorization Concept - Part 2: Technical Security in SAP S/4HANA

Steffen Trumpp, Solution Advisor Expert - Cybersecurity, Governance, Risk and Compliance | Middle & East Europe (MEE), SAP Deutschland

Steffen Trumpp, Solution Advisor Expert - Cybersecurity, Governance, Risk and Compliance | Middle & East Europe (MEE), SAP Deutschland

Steffen has worked for SAP since 2008 in the area of Cybersecurity, Governance, Risk and Compliance. He held various roles in Sales, Presales and Business Development for the SAP GRC solution portfolio. Currently he is assigned as Solution Advisor Expert for Middle and East Europe.

Daniel Vander Putten, Senior Security Expert Enterprise Threat Detection [ETD] Innovative Business Solutions, SAP SE

Daniel Vander Putten, Senior Security Expert Enterprise Threat Detection [ETD] Innovative Business Solutions, SAP SE

Since my career started at SAP I primarily work in security topics, the longest as part of the SAP internal security monitoring center.

Tom Venables, Director, Application & Cyber Security, Turnkey Consulting

Tom Venables, Director, Application & Cyber Security, Turnkey Consulting

Tom has more than 15 years experience implementing risk management solutions across a number of industries for multinationals and SMEs alike. After starting out securing SAP systems, Tom has expanded into wider risk management and discovered a real passion to improve the industry and enjoys finding the right solutions for clients’ needs. As director of Turnkey’s Application & Cyber Security Practice, Tom is providing controls advisory across a wide-ranging and evolving set of core applications and an ever-evolving threat landscape, but enjoys the challenge of trying to stay a couple of steps ahead. Working with all elements of customer organisations and partners to federate knowledge and improve the industry as a whole is at the heart of Tom’s approach.

Gerald West, Head of Application Security & Controls Assurance, Serco

Gerald West, Head of Application Security & Controls Assurance, Serco

Gerald West has been working with SAP systems for over 22 years, mainly in the security and controls arena. He has also led teams and initiatives covering SAP licence management, SAP projects, SAP operations and SAP value realization, all reflecting his core passion to protect and unlock the value of the SAP asset for the business. Developing and orchestrating an end-to-end security strategy for SAP systems, from enabling business controls to embedding cyber defence, is now a key focus. He is currently Head of Application Security and Controls Assurance at Serco.

Peter Willa, Head of Transformation and Organisation, Group Audit, Swiss Post AG

Peter Willa, Head of Transformation and Organisation, Group Audit, Swiss Post AG

Peter has spent his career helping clients and employers improve the existing and create the new. He is active at the interface of business and IT, loves to dig into challenges and likes to solve them with modern technology and organisational change as appropriate. He joined Swiss Post Group in February 2020 and is transforming Group Audit leveraging new technologies, updated processes and reskilled people. Before joining Swiss Post, he enjoyed a sabbatical after having worked at a Big Four firm where he was responsible for a market segment and a solution, serving clients in the ITO/BPO space.

He received his education at the international institute of management in technology (iimt) at the University of Fribourg, holds an Executive MBA in ICT Management, a degree in economics and is CRISC, CISM and CISA certified. Peter is a Swiss national and resides in Bern.

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