Chema Alonso is a world-renowned security expert who regularly presents his experience and skills at the most prestigious conferences, such as BlackHat.
He is currently Chairman at ElevenPaths, a Telefónica Cybersecurity Unit focused on innovation in security products through proprietary developments and alliances with the leading manufacturers and organizations in the industry.
He previously ran Informática 64, a computer security and training company, for 14 years. He holds a doctorate in Computer Security from Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid. He graduated as a Computer Engineer at URJC and holds a degree in Computer Systems Engineering from the Polytechnic University in Madrid, which also appointed him as Honorary Ambassador for the University’s Computer Science campus in 2012.
Pedro Pablo Pérez has been working in the TI security sector for more than 15 years. He has participated in the implementation of global security operation centers in Spain, Latin America and the United States of America. Furthermore, he has been in charge of the new ElevenPaths cybersecurity portfolio and leads the security innovation proposal for internal and external Telefónica clients. During the last three years he has defined, designed, implemented and commercialized the Telefónica Security Portfolio within fifteen countries and three continents.
Pedro graduated in Computer Science and a Global MBA from IESE, he also has numerous security certifications such as CISA, CISM, ITIL Service Manager and ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.
It is his passion for security technology that helps to make the world a little bit more secure, allowing a new digital lifestyle which adapts to the person’s needs. Additionally, he loves to be close to the clients in order to understand their needs and to develop solutions which make their lives and businesses more secure.
Julia has been working in the IT infrastructure sector for more than 20 years. She participated, from Telefónica, in the early stages of the development and exploitation of Internet services, has been responsible for the IT services operation of Terra, CEO of the joint venture between Terra and Meta4, and director of IT infrastructure units, cloud systems and digital businesses of Telefónica Spain.
She is currently Digital Security Director at Telefónica España, with responsibility for the design and operation of Telco's security, as well as the operation of security services for Telefónica's clients.
Julia studied Computer Science at UPM, has a degree in Business Administration from UOC and an MBA from IEDE.
She is motivated to lead the transformation in methods of operation and change management. She works not only to improve the provision of security services, but also to promote security in services. She likes to evangelise and raise awareness that security is everyone's business.
Alberto has spent 15 years working in the security field at various companies such as Sun Microsystems and Optenet. He has held various positions in the areas of pre-sales, project management and business development which has allowed him to fully understand customers' needs from different angles. He has always worked with the international market and spent three years in the US where he developed projects for the domestic market.
He joined Telefónica in 2011 to head up the security services for consumers and in 2016 assumed responsibility for cybersecurity services for the Corporate world and SMEs.
Alberto graduated from the Comillas Pontifical University (I.C.A.I.) with a degree in IT Engineering and also holds an MBA from IEDE and an Executive Masters in Digital Business from ESADE.
His main mission is to ensure that consumers and companies alike understand and take advantage of the benefits offered by the digital revolution, and that they are familiar with digital risks and have all the necessary tools to them.
Currently Sergio de los Santos is Innovation and Labs Leader at ElevenPaths, Telefónica Digital. From 2005 to 2013, he has been a Technical Consultant at Hispasec, the responsible for antifraud, responsible of vulnerabilities alert and responsible at the oldest security newsletter published in Spanish.
Since 2000 he has worked as an auditor and technical coordinator, has written three technical Windows security and hacking books and one book about the history of security.
Sergio holds a degree in IT Engineering, a M.Sc. in Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence and has been awarded with Microsoft MVP Consumer Security and Windows Insider title from 2013 to 2018. Sergio is also an assistant professor in a master of Technology and Communication Security in the University of Seville and cybersecurity master director at UCAM.
Gonzalo Álvarez Marañón, fascinated since he was a child by Science and Technology, wanted to be a scientist at NASA. In the end, he did not leave Spain, but after finishing his degree in Telecommunications Engineering in Bilbao in 1995, he joined the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) as an intern. He obtained his PhD in Computer Science in 2000 and the position of Chief Scientist in 2006. In 2018 he joined ElevenPaths as a researcher at the Innovation Laboratory.
During this period, he published more than 500 articles on cryptography and information security, two books on Internet security and gave countless workshops, courses and conferences, both in the public and private sectors. He collaborated with several companies in the sector, specializing in cryptography, web application and database security, and security audits, pentesting and ethical hacking.
From May 2013 she has been working as a security analyst at ElevenPaths, which is Telefonica's cybersecurity department; after having carried out this role within companies such as S21sec and Isdefe. As well as being a collaborator of the Civil Guard’s Centre of Analysis and Forcasting, and co-author of the book 'Bitcoin: Blockchain technology and its research'.
She teaches several University postgraduate courses at the Autonomous University of Madrid and the University of Castilla la Mancha, such as intelligence analysis, security, forensic analysis, digital evidence and open sources. In addition to co-directing the Blockchain and Bitcoin Degree of Expert in Madrid’s European University.
In the technical field, she has been a speaker at events such as Blackhat (2017), Defcon (2017), 8dot8 (2015), Cybercamp (2017 y 2015), o RootedCon (2015) and among others. Finally, in 2017 she was named as cyber-cooperator of honor by INCIBE.
Rames Sarwat is an expert in identity management and electronic signature. He is the author of the book called "DNIe: technology and applications", and a vocal member of the sub-committees for the standardization of identification cards (SC17) and biometrics (SC37).
Before joining ElevenPaths he was CEO of SmartAccess, director of professional services subsidiary of Microsoft in Spain for Public Sector, Health and Education, and project manager at NCR where he participated in several projects related to smart cards and biometric recognition.
Martina Matarí is part of the Global Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) at Telefónica SA. Technical Engineer in Computer Systems by the University of Cádiz, she has certifications such as CEH and OSCP and has more than 9 years of experience in the sector, including two years of international professional experience in the United States.
She is also a professor of the subject "IoT Security and Hardware Hacking" in the Master of Cybersecurity and Information Security of the University of Castilla-La Mancha and is founder of The Hackers Garage, an initiative that aims to bring hardware applied to cybersecurity from scratch through DIY projects, workshops and gamification.