Peter K.

Executive professional with 22+ years of experience in IT and cyber security


Various leadership roles in global information security from startups to corporations. Expert in Information Security, in financial services, automotive, public sector, chemicals, healthcare and start...see more

  • Information Technology Data & Telecom
  • Chemical & Plastic Products
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Education
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


IT Director Cyber Security

Leica Geosystems part of Hexagon
9 months
Current position
Dec 2021 - Present
Divisional CISO Information Security ISMS IT Risk Resilience- and Business-Continuity Management

Member Of The Board Of Advisors

2 years
Current position
Apr 2020 - Present
Armis is the leading agentless, enterprise-class security platform to address the new threat landscape of unmanaged and IoT devices. Fortune 1000 companies trust our unique out-of-band ...see more

Head of Information Security & IT Governanceb/ Group CISO

SGL Carbon
1 year
Apr 2020 - Aug 2021
Manage the Information Security & IT Governance department (6 employees, contractos and consultants on a project basis) Define and execute the information security strategy, including O...see more

Head of Quality Management and Chief Information Security Officer

MedTech Startup
9 months
Jul 2019 - Apr 2020
Implement and certify ISO 9001 & ISO 27001, certification achieved 2/2020

Advisory Board Member

8 months
Jul 2019 - Mar 2020
Cloud native application security platform. Acquired by VMware. VMware Carbon Black Cloud

Managing Consultant

HiSolutions AG
11 months
Jul 2018 - Jun 2019
ISMS Consulting for private and public sector institutions. Perform IT audits, coaching, security assessments and security reviews. Redesign and improve internal audit processes.

Charity Member

Security Interest Group Switzerland (SIGS)
3 years
Nov 2017 - Nov 2020
Establish a network to exchange information on security topics and incidents.

Chief Information Security Officer

Swiss Confederation, Department of Defense
2 months
Aug 2017 - Oct 2017
Implement ISMS Consult projects on Information Security.

Exam Item Writer

4 years
Jul 2013 - Jul 2017
CCSP Credential Development.

Global Cyber Security, Manager Information Security Standards & Deputy CISO

Daimler AG
5 years
Nov 2012 - Jul 2017
Information Security Standards Team Lead Define & Implement Cyber Security Strategy Design & Operate Cyber Security & Defense Center Design & Operate Cloud Security Risk Process Contin...see more

Certification Board

Cloud Security Alliance
12 years
Current position
Jun 2010 - Present
Cloud Audit Expert Group CCAK Credential Development CCSP Credential Development CCSK Credential Development

Germany Chapter

Cloud Security Alliance
13 years
Current position
Jan 2010 - Present
About The Cloud Security Alliance is a non-profit organization formed to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and provide education...see more

Global Information Security, Manager Infrastructure Security

Daimler AG
5 years
Oct 2007 - Oct 2012
Infrastructure Security Team Lead Global Daimler CERT Manager Involved in key initiatives: Vulnerability Management, System Intelligence, Incident Management (ITIL), Event Monitorin...see more

Global Information Security, Manager Infrastructure Security EMEA & APAC

5 years
Dec 2002 - Oct 2007
Infrastructure Security Team Lead, focus on EMEA & APAC, with strong interaction with NAFTA team Daimler CERT Manager EMEA & APAC Involved in key initiatives: Business Continuity, SOX, ...see more

Experte PK19

Bildungsdirektion Kanton Zürich
21 years
Current position
Jan 2002 - Present
The Directorate of Education is committed to ensuring that people in the Canton of Zurich have access to a diverse and attractive range of education and training opportunities. Together...see more

Sr. eSecurity Advisor

Ernst & Young Switzerland
3 years
Jan 2000 - Nov 2002
Internet Banking FSA s39 Review ISO 17799 / ISO 27001 BSI GSH Establish Security Organization in Financial Services Organizations Policy Framework Disaster Recovery Audit IT Security Au...see more

Assistant to the IT Security Officer

SIX Group, formerly SegaIntersettle AG
2 years
Jun 1997 - Sep 1999
Baseline Protection (BSI Grundschutzhandbuch) Information Security Management


3 years
Oct 1994 - Jun 1997
Teach courses on Internet and Security to customers, employees and executive briefings.

Presales Support

5 years
Dec 1993 - Jul 1998
Marketing in the university and research market RS/6000, AIX, PC, OS/2 RS/6000 / AIX Presales Support Sales Support Office

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Information Technology Data & Telecom
  • Chemical & Plastic Products
  • Consumer Electronics

Role experience

  • Education
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Information Technology
  • Quality
  • Consulting