Christof Fetzer

Professor at TU Dresden and COO, Scontain

Christof received his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego (1997) and worked as a PostDoc / Research Faculty member at UCSD until 1999. Dr. Fetzer joined AT&T Labs-Research in 1999 and was a principal member of technical staff until 2004. Since 2004, he is head of the Systems Engineering Chair in the Computer Science Department at the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany. Dr. Fetzer received multiple best paper awards over the past years. He also co-founded three companies:,, and

My Sessions
June 24, 2021 4:00 PM
Confidential Computing: The Next, Great, Development in Data Protection - Sponsored by Thales

A recent IBM IBV study said 74% of CEOs think adoption of cloud will be critical for their businesses in the next two to three years. Cloud migration, however, brings a higher risk of data exposure, making cloud security a critical issue for businesses, post-pandemic. This panel discusses the potential of confidential computing in enabling businesses to process sensitive data in a hybrid cloud without compromising consumer privacy or security.

Speakers include:

  • Alistair Cole, Partner & Director of Services, Privacy Culture
  • Stefan Liesche, IBM Distinguished Engineer - IBM Hyper Protect Services, IBM
  • Christof Fetzer, Professor at TU Dresden and COO, Scontain
  • More to be announced