Originally from Montreal, Martin has been navigating the tormented water of cybersecurity for over 20 years. He was the founder and CTO at Above Security Canada where he worked locally and in the Caribbean's. Twelve years ago, he moved to Switzerland to launch SecureIT, serving EU and MEA fortune 500 clients. When both organizations were acquired by Hitachi Security, he moved to MIG Bank as chief security officer. He is now the vice president of EMEA delivery at Kudelski Security, which he joined 5 years ago.
Martin originally studied information system management (CA), followed by operational risk management (US) and criminology (UK) complemented by executive education at Harvard Business School and at the Center for Creative Leadership. He holds CISSP, CISM, ISO 27001 and OCEG certifications. He focusses on enterprise security strategy definition, cyber intelligence and on top of certification classes, teaches innovation and business modelling in various Swiss universities.