Speakers

Ylva M Andersson
Event Moderator

Ylva M Andersson is a journalist and media profile with 30 years of experience from large media companies. Ylva has extensive experience from both national and international demanding and complex transformation projects and is currently engaged in leadership training and capacity building at The School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Rwanda. She is devoting her time to support innovation and change - not infrequently about digitalization and adaptation. If Ylva doesn’t lectures and leads workshops in leadership and communication in change situations she is also an inspirational keynote speaker on key issues such as transformational change, leadership in the digital era and embracing speed and agility. Ylva knows what it takes to make a real change. She points to, among other things, the need for broad support, co-creation, open and constant dialogue, as well as security and trust.

Kaja Narum
Business Unit Leader for IBM Security, Nordics

Kaja has throughout her career always been one of the contributors in the cyber risk and security community, where she has been on the list of strong influencers the last 10 years in the Nordic countries. She has served as Business Unit Leader for IBM Security, Nordics since November 2017, where she is responsible for Solutions Sales as well as Security Service Delivery with an organization with close to 200 employees. Prior to joining IBM, she's held several leadership positions at Palo Alto Networks, EMC, Trend Micro and Verizon.

Ali Yaqoob
Security Strategy Risk and Compliance Lead, IBM Nordics

Ali Yaqoob has more than 20 years of experience in information security and currently leading the Security Strategy, risk and compliance competency in IBM in the Nordics. During his career as a consultant, Ali has worked with a broad range of global clients in the manufacturing, financial, telecommunications, energy, retail, transport and logistics sectors, helping them understand and address the information security challenges through discussion, information security and risk assessments, development and implementation of information security strategies and solutions.   Ali has a Masters (MEng) degree in Information Systems Engineering from Imperial College London specializing in telecommunications and security. In addition, Ali is Certified in Information Security (CISSP) and Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).

Magnus Lindkvist
Cloud Security Practice Lead, IBM Nordics

Magnus is a security veteran with 20+ year experience in the industry. Before Magnus joined IBM he worked as Chief Security Architect and Head of Security for a large Telco in the Nordics. Before this he worked at Microsoft in various positions for example Program Manager at Microsoft security response center, Chief Security Advisor at Microsoft Sweden and Product Manager Azure  at Microsoft Sweden. Magnus is a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance - Swedish chapter. Magnus is also a rewarded public speaker and is a very passionate security advocate. In his spare time, he is trying to survive gaming in cyberspace, manage both his chili collection and golf handicap.

Magnus Wennergren
Competency Lead, Identity and Access Management, IBM Nordics

Magnus leads the Identity and Access Management Competency for IBM in the Nordics, and has 20+ years of experience in the area of cyber security (IS), whereof 15+ years within consulting. Expertise includes information security strategy and risk management, identity and access management, data protection and compliance, including GDPR and information secuirty regulations for the financial market in the Nordics. Experience of public sector, manufacturing, telecommunication, and financial services. Magnus loves to spend his free time with family and friends.