Bjorn R. Watne has been working with information security for more than 20 years and is currently CISO for the Storebrand Group, the largest private asset manager in the Nordics. Before joining the financial sector, Watne spent many years within telecoms as well as working as a consultant with different industries.
Watne has his BSc in Computer Science from Agder University in Norway, and an MBA from ESCP in Paris, France. Professional certifications include CISSP and ISSMP from (ISC)2, and CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT and CDPSE from ISACA. Over the years he's held numerous board positions with ISACA and other professional associations and is a regular speaker at industry events.