• Hi, my name is

    DRAGAN PENDIĆ

  • QUICK FACTS

    Years Old

     

    Nationalities & Spoken Languages

    Startup Conceived

    Discover - Share - Connect

    Coffee Connoisseur

     

    Passionate Skier & Runner

     

    Fascinated by Humans & Technology

  • The Blog

    Rumblings on Tech and World Around Us

    January 5, 2017 · Security Strategy,Motorsport Industry,Business Value of IT
    Technology is becoming central in everything we do, and the motorsport industry is not an exception. The competitive aspect of the sport pushes technology and data analytics to the forefront of critical capabilities, intensifies the underlying complexities and dependencies of technology, and...
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    April 27, 2016 · Emerging Trends,Financial Services,Innovation
    I had an opportunity to collaborate with Ernst & Young on producing a PoV paper about blockchain's transformational effect and opportunities for insurers. Available for download at EY's website. It provides a solid introduction to blockchain in general and more specific view on what it would mean...
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    March 20, 2016 · Digital Business,Business Strategy,Business Value of IT
    I've had pleasure to talk to many CxOs over the recent years and collate what I think would be the key challenges for them in the new era of IT Industrialisation and Digitisation. Having in mind the burden of the new regulations, pervasiveness of data, and ubiquitous computing things have moved...
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    February 19, 2016 · Digital Business,Digital Security,Risk-Compliance
    This report has been out for a while, thought would be good to share some of the points. The threats and attack surface are never going to be the same. The report can be dowloaded here.  Risk and security teams will have to address threats such as board members making the wrong hand gesture at...
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    December 27, 2015 · Privacy,Emerging Trends,Risk-Compliance
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY As your company seeks new ways to make sense of vast data sets for precious business insights, it is becoming harder for Information Security and Privacy professionals to protect the data. At the same time your customers have become concerned how your organisation will collect...
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  • BELGRADE

    Is where I grew up

  • LONDON

    Is where I work

  • QUICK BIO

    I worked almost in every industry sector imaginable!

    My current and some of the past employers...

    Summary

    True Cross-discipline Versatilist, Continuously Adapting, Learning & Growing

     

    • Over 25 years of consultancy and hands-on experience with blue chip companies in almost every sector imaginable.
    • A long-term advisor and trusted partner to many tier 1 clients for over 2 decades, frequently tackling high-profile Business and Technology challenges in areas that demand results.
    • Proven ability in aligning wide range of technologies and technical solutions with the business vision.
    • International, cross-cultural experience with strong team building and mentoring skills.
    • Reputable public speaker, delivering outstanding presentations to wide range of audiences, from CxOs to techies and geeks

     

    Core Competencies

    Driving Value of Digital Ethics, Trust & Resilience in an Uncertain World

    • Digital Cloud Transformation
    • Customer Success, Business Development & Growth
    • Strategy Development
    • Enterprise Architecture
    • Blockchain & DLT
    • Agile DevOps Transformation
    • Cyber Security
    • Data Protection & Privacy
    • Legal & Regulatory Compliance
    • Enterprise Risk Management
    • Identity & Access Management
    • Technology Architecture Delivery

    Accenture

    Principal Director, Accenture Technology, Security & EA Advisory Leadership

    London, UK

     

    Member of the Accenture's Senior Leadership team and Head of Security and Enterprise Architecture Advisory within the Accenture Technology division UK.

    cyber security, data security, infrastructure security

    RelianceACSN

    Head of Consulting Practice, Digital & Data Trust​

    London, UK

     

    Member of the RelianceACSN Executive Leadership team and Head of Consulting Practice. Many conventions and technologies on which traditional Risk and Security practices have been based do not scale in the new, Digital Business, reality. My team helps Business Leaders to become Digital Business Enablers and advise on how to:

    • Take a Data-Centric approach that ensures security travels with the data regardless of user population, location, or even hosting model 
    • Position Data Security and Privacy capabilities as competitive differentiators to drive revenue and growth
    • Develop a compelling vision for Risk and Security Management based on establishing trust and resilience in your Digital Business

    • Adapt the Strategic Objectives of your Risk and Security Programme to encompass the new realities of Digital Business

    • Develop and evolve an adaptive, context-aware Security Architecture

    blockchain, data security, data integrity, IoT, cloud security

    Guardtime

    Vice President, Global Head of Technology Consulting & Customer Success

    London, UK

     

    Member of the Guardtime Executive Leadership team. Responsible for advising the company and Its global customers how to solve complex business challenges and achieve strategic competitive advantage through adoption of blockchain and Guardtime's innovative technologies.

    DIAGEO

    Chief Security Architect

    London, UK

     

    Responsible for driving strategic technology solutions in the area of enterprise security architecture, information protection strategies and digital technology. Provide leadership and guidance around the new technology trends, paradigm shifts and emerging products in order to help the business to cut through the complexities and deliver joined up picture of risks and rewards.

     

    Verizon

    Head or Security Governance, Risk and Compliance

    Principal Consultant

    Reading, UK

     

    Advise and guide global enterprises in the process of Risk Mitigation, sustainable long-term Compliance, Technology Innovation and Operational Excellence. Authority on a $150m+ technology transformation programme, for all Risk, Technology, and Business Resiliency matters.

     

    KPMG

    Executive Advisor

    London, UK

     

    Responsible for advising and guiding blue chip companies in the process to materialise their business strategies. Some of the themes included security evaluation of enterprise applications, emerging technology evaluation and selection, software development programmes, identity and access management, legal & regulatory compliance, and enterprise security architecture transformation.

     

    Capgemini

    Senior Consultant

    Woking, UK

     

    Advise, inform and guide world-leading organisation in the process of technology, organisational and process transformations relating to Information Protection, Technology Transformation, Business Process Improvement, Privacy and Cyber Security

     

  • CURRENT FOCUS

    ...but not limited to

    Icon source: The Noun Project

    Holistic digital identity and access management

    Anything about latest standards, how to empower users and build reliable, secure, trustworthy relationships between humans, apps and "things"

    Decentralised systems and data provenance assurance

    Building business confidence for enterprises by focusing on 3 important tenets: data provenance, integrity and context of use.

    Automation, Orchestration, API-first & Agile

    Unlocking the potential from APIs, micro-services, API monetising and building better applications able to cope with relentless business change 

    Omni-channel experience, Supply Chain for customers & partners

    Build things that work everywhere in many ways across various form factors, domains, boundaries and organisations

    Digital enablement of products, services and process for partners & consumers

    Enabling business to sell smarter not just more. Building capabilities and deeper digital relationships with partners and consumers via API-enabled products and services

    Crowdsource ideas to bring disruptive thinking into enterprise world

    Building relationship with bright minds and tech companies able to create and open new opportunities to sell more, reach further and build new routes to consumers

    All aspects of Digital Security, Risk, Compliance & Privacy in the context of Digital Business

    Connecting the dots and building the next generation reference architecture to address digital security challenges in the world of Agile, Cloud, Social

    Data architecture, modelling and science to it

    Explore and harness power of data, to improve customer experience, cost reduction and revenue generation. Help realise transformative potential of AI to drive sustainable competitive advantage and business value.

  • SPEAKING EVENTS - CURRENT

    Always keen to share thoughts and views on the world around us. Hope to see you there!

    If you would like to book me, feel free to reach out below

    Big Disruption 2020

    1-3 Apr 2020, Amsterdam

    identity, blockchain, banking, financial services,

    Mobile & Identity Forum (MIDF)

    5 Nov 2019, Browns Covent Garden, London

    cyber, security, blockchain, cybersecurity, conference, event, kuppingercole

    Cybersecurity Leadership Summit 2018 Europe
    KuppingerCole Events

    12-14 Nov 2018, HUMBOLDT CARRÉ Konferenz, Berlin

    BCS CMSG Annual Conference 2018

    23 May 2018 - BCS London, Davidson Building

    Digital Transformation, Innovation, Business Strategy, Security, Agile,

    Digital Transformation Conference 2017

    10 Oct 2017, Hilton Park Hotel, Nicosia, Cyprus

    blockchain, bitcoin, innovation, disruption

    Senior Executive Roundtable Event

    19 Sep 2017, Investec Wealth & Investment, London

    1. The Truth About Blockchain
    2. Counting on blockchain to deliver competitive advantage along with developing a platform approach to innovation
    IoT, Innovation, Robotics, Connected Vehicles, Digital Technologies, AR, VR, Cyber Security, Privacy, Cloud Innovation

    TechXLR8 - Enabling the Connected Future

    13-15 Jun 2017, ExCeL Exhibition & Convention Centre, London

    Internet of things, Connected things, smart cities, connected services

    IoT Tech Expo 2017

    23-24 Jan 2017, Olympia, London

    eHealth, NHS, Health Care, Medical, Data Protection

    National Data Security Standards for Health and Social Care

    2 Dec 2016, Hallam Conference Centre, London

    Blockchain, Emerging Technology, Distributed Ledger, Banking, Financial Services

    Blockchain Technology: The Future for Financial Services Infrastructure

    The Henley Innovation and Technology (HIT) Club

    Digital transformation, disruptive technologies, blockchain

    Transforming and Innovating with Disruptive Technologies

    Cloud security, digital transformation, mobility, cybersecurity

    The Cloud and Data Security Conference 2016

    12-13 Apr 2016, ExCeL Exhibition & Convention Centre, London

    Cloud security, digital transformation, IoT

    HR Tech World Congress

    15-16 Mar 2016, ExCeL Exhibition & Convention Centre, London

    IoT TechExpo Europe 2015

    2-3 Dec 2015, Olympia Grand, London

    Enterprise Security and Risk Management Summit 2015 

    26 Nov 2015, Hilton Tower Bridge, London

    Executive Leaders Network - Big Data Analytics Event

    11 Nov 2015, Green Park Business Hub, Reading

    Digital Transformation Conference 

    22 Oct 2015, Hotel Russell, London

    IQPC Enterprise Mobility Exchange Europe 

    23-24 Sep 2015, Hilton Wembley, London

    Executive Leaders Network - Digital Business Transformation Event

    17 Sep 2015, The rbcc madejski stadium, reading

    IDC's 7th Annual Security Conference

    8 Sep 2015, Victoria Park Plaza Hotel, London

    ComputerWeekly Events - 500 Club

    16 Jul 2015, Charing Cross Hotel, London

    Enterprise Apps and Mobile Innovation Conference

    29-30 Jun 2015, Maritim Proarte Hotel, Berlin

    IDC Enterprise Mobility Conference 2015

    25 Jun 2015, Victoria Park Plaza Hotel, London

    Enterprise Apps World 2015

    24 Jun 2015, Olympia Grand, London

    7th Cloud World Forum

    24 Jun 2015, Olympia Grand, London

    Carrier Wi-Fi and Small Cells World 2015

    11 Jun 2015, ExCeL Exhibition & Convention Centre, London

    The Strategic IT Identity Advisory Board

    11 Jun 2015, Simpson's-in-the-Strand, London

    • How to build a robust and flexible IAM strategy in an increasingly complex security landscape
    • Accelerating your digital business game plan with comprehensive IAM and security strategy
    •  

      Preparing your company for a new era of digitalization and mobility
      securely and cost effectively

    BCS CMA Conference 2015

    15 May 2015, BCS, London

    IQPC Enterprise Mobility Exchange 2015

    11-13 May 2015, Hotel van Oranje, Amsterdam

    IDC Enterprise Architecture Summit 2015

    19 Mar 2015, Victoria Park Plaza Hotel, London

    Cloud Expo Europe 2015

    11-12 Mar 2015, ExCeL Exhibition & Convention Centre, London

    CISO Summit Europe

    8-10 Mar 2015, Radisson Blu Edwardian, London

    The European Information Security Summit 2015

    10 Feb 2015, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London

  • Certifications

    ...just to name a few

    CISSP - since 2002

    Certified Information Systems Security Professional

    #40960

    CISM - since 2005

    Certified Information Security Manager

    #0605923

    CCSP - since 2006

    Cisco Certified Security Professional

    #CSCO10511625

    ITIL v3 Foundation - since 2009

    IT Service Management (ITSM)

    #990304817

    TOGAF 9 Certified - since 2011

    The Open Group Architecture Framework

    #33144

    AppSec Certified - since 2018

    Accenture's internal premier Application Security programme jointly developed with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

    AWS CLF - since 2019

    Amazon Web Services Certified Cloud Practitioner

    #GBGXRC5CBMF4QJ32

    AWS SAA - since 2019

    Amazon Web Services Certified Solutions Architect

    #WMVRV7PKLFV11QSG

    AWS SCS - since 2019

    Amazon Web Services Certified Security - Specialty

    #GBKMB8MQEWT4DL71

  • Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations & Memberships

    Advisory Council Member

    An intelligence network that connects business to expertise for smarter, faster decisions

    Advisory Council Member

    An intelligence network that connects business to expertise for smarter, faster decisions

    Advisory Council Member

    A platform for delivering deep insight and unbiased market intelligence

    Member

    A global Privacy and Security think tank based in Washington, DC, Brussels and London

    Member

    The Information Security Forum is an independent information security body

    Member

    Institute of Information Security Professionals is an an independent information security body

    Member

    The EU Association for e-Identity & Security is an independent not-for-profit think tank

    Member

    The British Computer Society is an independent Information Technology professional body

  • SPEAKING EVENTS - PAST

    The Mobility of Things 2014

    18 September 2014

    MeetTheBoss TV Virtual Roundable

    10 September 2014

    InfoSecurity Magazine, Summer Virtual Conference 2014

    17 June 2014

    Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014

    12 June 2014

    Carrier Wi-Fi World Summit 2014

    10-12 June 2014

    ExCeL Exhibition & Convention Centre, London

     

    Productive, resilient and secure enterprise wide communications

    Whitehall Media, Enterprise Mobility & MDM Conference 2014

    19 March 2014

    Ovum, Future of Work Summit 2013

    21 November 2013

    CBI Conference Centre, London

     

    File Sync and Share – The Importance of Collaboration

    IDC Practical Cloud Conference 2013

    22 October 2013

    Etc Venues Dexter House, London

     

    Using APIs to Create New Business Opportunities

    CxO: Information Security & Risk Management Dialogue

    21 October 2013

    Hilton Metropole, Brighton UK

     

    Will Passwords Ever Go Away?

    IT Leaders Forum 2013

    19 September 2013

    London Stock Exchange, London

     

    Managing Mobile Security

    Unicom Enterprise Architecture Conference 2013

    19 September 2013

    Hilton Kensington, London

     

    Good APIs - Key to your enterprise delivery strategy

    MISTI 10th CISO Europe Summit & Roundtable

    13 Jun 2013

    Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit 2013

    11-12 March 2013

    Park Plaza Westminster, London

     

    IAM in the New World of Stateless Architectures

    The European Information Security Summit 2013

    7 February 2013

    The Mermaid Conference Centre, London

     

    Data leakage on mobile devices and what you can do to reduce it

    Ovum Industry Congress 2012

    24 May 2012

    Radisson Blu Portman Hotel, London

     

    BYOD: Think Local Contracts and Tax, Act on Global Data Security

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