Cyber Security and Crypto-Technology Expert.
Co-Founder & CEO of Distinction.Global.
“Cyber crime is a ticking time bomb.”
Who is Peter Hacker?
Peter Hacker is a passionate, internationally sought-after Swiss expert in Cyber Security and Crypto-Technology, as well as a researcher on Digital Change and Cyber Crime.
In his role as an entrepreneur, Peter Hacker runs his own company Distinction.Global, a Cyber Risk Observatory focusing on cyber threat development, incident aggregation and management at Board Level.
What can you expect from a conference with Peter Hacker?
Peter Hacker gives keynotes and lectures from Frankfurt to Sydney to New York, describing challenges, opportunities and solutions related to Cyber Security using real examples that drastically influence companies and politics.
In his lectures, he further explores cyber risks as a threat to individuals, SMEs, Large Corporate Companies and Ministries, and details the impact that Cybercrime is having on the security and stability of companies and countries.
Furthermore, he shares an alternative view on the implications of AI as a digital tool in the 21st century.
Peter Hacker’s career and contribution to society:
Peter Hacker holds an Economics Degree from the University of Applied Sciences Zurich, a dual MBA Degree from both London Business School (Distinction) and Columbia Business School (Honors).
Prior to co-founding Distinction.Global in 2015, previously a unit within the Cologne based Cyber Crime Research Institute, an independent Cyber Crime Observatory, Peter run JLT’s and Swiss Re’s Global CTM Practices, was EdBroking’s Chief Innovation Officer. His global track record is built in Technology, Cyber Security, (Re)insurance and Structured Finance.
The focus of his career and work has been for many years at top management level with secondments to Zurich, London, New York, Sao Paulo, Sydney and Singapore.
Across his highly successful career in risk and insurance he covered European, Asian, North American and Latin Markets across all non-life lines of business and developed a distinct understanding of a truly global industry. He created and managed teams from different cultural backgrounds. He built a strong and diverse personal network across the industry and became a recognized industry expert and leader. Peter is multilingual (E, F, G, P, Sp) and engaged frequently globally as cyber and risk expert.
Currently he is Director of Distinction.Global, a privately hold and independent think-tank with a focus on the Financial Services and Technology Industry as well as advising a number of direct and reinsurance companies in the field silent cyber. His main work and research is on using manual and machine learning capabilities (including threat and clauses intelligence) to amplify the continuum of contract, exposure assessment and reinsurance placements. Such AI driven solutions allow Boards not just better capture Risk Management, Legal, Underwriting and Product requirements, but importantly, provide Actionable Intelligence towards Shareholders, Regulators and Rating Agencies.
- Cybercrime: Unlocking the mystery at Board Level
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- Digital revolution (AI): survival in the 21st century
- Social organization: Quo vadis society?
- Internet of everything: disruptive, global, complex
- The power strategy of artificial intelligence: utopia or reality
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