Ardie Kleijn

Chief Information Security Officer, Transavia

Since 1990, Ardie has worked for a variety of organisations as a privacy, security, and business continuity consultant and CISO. From 2013 till January 2021, he was CISO of the Dutch Police. Recently started as the CISO of Transavia. He has worked in a broad field; e.g., water management, energy sector, child protection services, police and justice. Founded the security approach RACE, which Gartner embraced as very successful, and wrote the book ‘How to Create a Risk-Aware Culture and Empowerment’.

My Sessions

The Role of CISO: How to Succeed as a Security Leader (Sponsored by Ground Labs)
  • How the role of CISO has evolved in recent years and what is expected of CISOs in 2021
  • Understanding the strategic importance of the CISO to the business
  • Top skills CISOs must develop to succeed as business leaders
  • Key security strategies and solutions to be focusing on this year
  • Growing and demonstrating the value of the CISO and security function within your organisation
  • Overcoming common opposition, managing competing priorities, budgetary constraints and burnout
  • Bernard Swierczyna, CISO, First Ireland Risk Management
  • Vicki Gavin, Head of Information Security and Risk Management, Kaplan International
  • Victoria van Roosmalen, Chief Information Security Officer and DPO, Coosto
  • Ardie Kleijn, Chief Information Security Officer, Transavia