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Christophe BIANCO

Managing Partner - Excellium Services

Christophe is the co-founder and the Managing Director of Excellium Services. Founded in 2012 out of Luxembourg, Excellium is currently active in 7 countries over 2 continents with approximately 140 employees delivering services to nearly 180 customers. Because companies face new threats with increasing budgetary constraints and limited resources Excellium is trying to bring new pragmatic approaches to tackle the current cyber threat landscape. Before Excellium, Christophe was the EMEA vice-president and General Manager for Qualys, the leader in computer vulnerability management solutions. In this job, his mission was to support the company establishment in Europe in the perspective of the company IPO that happened in 2012. Formerly, he had also managed the activities development of Verizon Business on the European Region for the security division during 10 years. Besides, he had had a 1st experience as a network administrator in the Paribas Luxembourg Bank for 3 years. In terms of the background, Christophe got an engineering degree in network engineering and information systems. Furthermore, he had an Executive MBA from HEC Paris in 2008. Most recently, he has studied Criminology at the University of Paris Assas II and Economic intelligence at the Ecole de Guerre Economique in Paris. He regularly speaks at conferences about Information Security issues, analysis of the economics of cybercrime or evolving threats. Since 2018, he’s also been Associate Professor at Telecom Nancy, an engineering school in France on cybersecurity topics.