From 2007 to 2019, he was the Chief Information Security Officer and Global Head of Information Security Services for UNYSIS, an house-hold name among global IT consultancies, with 20.000 staff globally and $ 3bn revenue. Senior Advisor to the Trustless Computing Association. Gerhard was the driver of UNISYS positioning as a provider of IT security solutions and services around their Zero Trust approach, summarized as “never trust, always verify”.
Founder and CEO of the Brazilian Kryptus, President of the largest Brazilian Defense Industry Association. He designed: the World's 1st secure CPU inspectable in HW/SW source designsthe security architecture of Brazilian voting machines, and ASI-HSM of the Brazilian PKI-root CA. Co-lead Scientist at Trustless Computing Association since 2014.
Endpoint security advisor and co-lead scientist of the Trustless Computing Association since 2017. Previously a Senior researcher at Intel Labs and Samsung R&D. Lead student architect on the US DARPA CRASH/SAFE project at, aimed at a new clean-slate co-design ofan entire computing stack for secure computation.
International marketing executive with 18 years of experience. Since 2008, he is Global Business Director at Hogarth Worldwide - the World largest marketing production agency - where co-lead team with top global brands like Rolex, Apple, P&G, Novartis, HSBC, Philips, McDonalds.
Martin Giese is Managing Director of the XPRENEURS startup incubator in Munich, which hosts 50 startups per year in 3-month programs. Voted among the top 5 in the Business Angel of the Year award in Germany in 2017. Has a Master in Public Administration from Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University and a Master in Entrepreneurship from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For 13 years he had various management roles at VodafoneGermany; as Head of Marketing he helped develop it Digital Pay TV and Broadband via cable from pilot stage into a EUR 1 billion per year business.
Geneva-based IT executive with over 25 years of senior and executive positions in financial, operation and growth in leading IT companies, including Motorola, Gemalto, PwC and STMicroelectronics. Most recently, he was COO at Wisekey, a Geneva-based Swiss listed cybersecurity company with over €60M/yr revenue.
World-class expert in negotiation, mediation, and systemic approaches to conflict resolution. Co-founder of the Global Negotiation Initiative at Harvard University and a senior fellow at the Harvard Negotiation Project. Director and Creator of the Master of science degree in leadership and negotiation at Bay Path University. Weiss; and engages in negotiation and mediation at the organizational, corporate, government, and international levels.
Formely SeniorBlockchain Architect at IBM in Berlin. Full-stack developer and IT architect. Author of papers on blockchain security and governance, Hyperledger, and GDPR. Co-lead development of Hyperledger-based blockchain for a leading German logistics company. Master in Computer Science at Freie Universität Berlin.