Benelux CISO Inner Circle

3 June 2024 | Sofitel Legend, The Grand Amsterdam

3 June 2024
Sofitel Legend, The Grand Amsterdam

Collaborate with your peers

Join Benelux's top CISOs for an intimate networking dinner and facilitated discussion on key business challenges. Enjoy a relaxed evening of dinner and drinks with your peers to share best practices, make new connections and build professional relationships.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CISOs today:

Managing Ongoing AI Expectations with Business Stakeholders

Defining your Long-Term AI Ambition

Benelux CISO Governing Body

The Governing Body Co-Chairs shape the discussion topics and agenda, ensuring that all content is driven by CISOs, for CISOs.

Governing Body Co-Chairs

Allan Cockriel

CIO - Global Functions; Group CISO

Ori Fragman

Hapag-Lloyd AG

Florence Mottay


Martijn Nykerk



3 June 2024

16:30 - 17:30  Executive Networking Reception

17:30 - 18:45  Discussion Topics

Managing Business Expectations Around AI — Controlling the Narrative

Fred Simon headshot

Fred Simon



Jaime González-Peralta headshot

Jaime González-Peralta

SVP & Global CIO

Radisson Hotel Group

Floor Van Eijk headshot

Floor Van Eijk



Pascal Pauwels headshot

Pascal Pauwels


Inter IKEA Group

Ori Fragman headshot

Ori Fragman


Hapag-Lloyd AG

Geert van Wauwe headshot

Geert van Wauwe



Manfred Boudreaux-Dehmer headshot

Manfred Boudreaux-Dehmer



Alexander Min headshot

Alexander Min

Global CIO


Benoit Dewaele headshot

Benoit Dewaele



Business leaders have high expectations about AI and other emerging technologies that CIOs and CISOs must manage. As such, technology and cybersecurity leaders must have robust strategies in place to not only manage these technologies, but also communicate their benefits and risks. Executives across the organisation all have their own thoughts and priorities around what the technology should be used for, but how do you as a leader keep control of this narrative to ensure effective and secure deployment to drive digital business success?

As C-level and board expectations continue to rise around emerging technologies, coupled with minimal increased budgets and resources, what are the key levers CIOs and CISOs are using to grow partnerships, better align with the business on these powerful technologies, and mitigate risks?

Join your peers to discuss how CIOs and CISOs can create messaging that truly resonates with stakeholders on these emerging technologies.

Managing Ongoing AI Expectations with Business Stakeholders

  • What’s the current direction your organisation is taking on Generative AI? Are other departments aligning with IT’s direction or are they taking another route?
  • How are you communicating the benefits and risks to the board as the technology continues to iterate? What are the most effective use cases to share?
  • How are you ensuring responsible AI adoption and journey planning outside of IT? Do you have a governance plan in place or are you governing as you go?

Deciding your AI Ambition

  • How are you cutting through AI complexities to define your long-term AI ambition for the organisation? Who is involved in setting this north star?
  • What measures are you putting in place to secure data sets and mitigate the risk of sophisticated attacks that exploit these technologies?
  • What will the overall implication on the workforce be with your strategy? Do you see AI as an enhancement or a replacement for the workforce?

18:45 - 19:15  Networking Break

19:15 - 20:30  Summary Discussion & Dinner

20:30 - 21:30  Social Hour

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