Global technology executive with a passion for engineering trust in business and technology so both can serve their purpose
Kai is an expert in digital transformation, cybersecurity, trust in digital technologies, and leadership within this space. He believes all people need to understand current digital topics and how they impact their lives, to enable democratic decision-making and good stewardship of our societies.
At Siemens, he demonstrates in practice how to transform and build trust through leading the “Charter of Trust”, a global initiative of 17 Fortune 500 companies collaborating to strengthen security of the digital space. In doing so, he draws on his experience as a business consultant, an expert in the hotel and catering industry, a paramedic and as a father of two.
Besides his day job, Kai is also the co-founder of TWINDS foundation, concerned with developing fair and user-centric digital identities.
He earned a MSc CEMS and International Management at Rotterdam Business School and University College Dublin as well as a BSc in International Business from Maastricht University and Buenos Aires University.
Trust in Technology
Leadership in Digital Workspaces
Charter of Trust
Trust is the new Gold
Panelist at Bled Strategic Forum 2018
Speaker at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting for Center of Cybersecurity 2019
Keynote Speaker at IT-SA Fair 2019
Panelist at Graz Security Week 2019
Keynote Speaker at UNITAR Webinar 2020
Keynote Speaker at the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise 2020
Panelist at RightsCon 2020
Host of Charter of Trust Webinar on Cybersecurity Edcuation 2020
Keynote Speaker at the Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM) annual meeting 2020 (joint institution of LMU and TUM univeristies Munich)
Kai is also a regular contributor in LinkedIn and Youtube on the subjects of trust in business and technology.
Kai deftly combines his deep knowledge of business strategy, cybersecurity, and technology applications to weave a thought-provoking narrative around the need for ‘trust in tech.’ He inspired an audience of international business leaders to reflect and discuss the global ramifications of this both trust and mistrust with his engaging presentation.
Head of Governance and Policy | Cybersecurity Legal Counsel