Dr. Martijn Dekker

As top executive and Chief Information Security Officer at ABN AMRO Bank, Martijn has more than 25 years of experience of driving the security strategy of the organisation. Next to that, he has been teaching and supervising master students for over 10 years at Dutch universities. Since early 2020, he is visiting professor Information Security at the University of Amsterdam, conducting research in the field of information security governance, decision making, security automation and information theory.

Next to his executive- and academic roles, he is member of the advisory board and chair of the ICT subcommittee of CBS (Statistics Netherlands) and member of several advisory boards.

As experienced leader in cybersecurity, Martijn also enjoys, as professional speaker, presenting keynotes, lectures and trainings.

In 2022 he was voted to be one of the 100 most innovative and influential security leaders in the world: Global CISO 100 awards 2022. In 2023, he was awarded this honour again.

In 2023, he was voted to be one of the 10 most influential CISOs and featured as coverstory of CIO Views.

He is dedicated to help develop cybersecurity leadership.

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Contact: martijn@martijndekker.eu.



Trainings, seminars and advice: Cybersecurity Leadership.

You can also check Martijn's Google Scholar profile or his ORCID id. Here here you can find his homepage at the University of Amsterdam.

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2022 2021 2020 videos/podcasts: contributions: miscellaneous: PhD Students: Master Students: © 2022, 2023, Martijn Dekker.