Challenges Symposium 2022
Hosted at Franklin University Switzerland
Dr. Ilia Kolochenko
CEO ImmuniWeb SA
Adjunct Professor of Cybersecurity & Cyber Law
Dr. Ilia Kolochenko is a Swiss application security expert and entrepreneur. He started his career as a penetration tester and has over 15 years of experience in cybersecurity auditing and digital forensics.
After serving in Swiss artillery troops in 2007, Ilia founded his first cybersecurity consulting company High-Tech Bridge. In 2014, Frost & Sullivan named the company a leading service provider in the European penetration testing market. Later, Ilia invented and built the first prototype of ImmuniWeb Platform that combined the strengths of human intelligence with the power of Machine Learning. Today, as a Chief Architect at ImmuniWeb, Dr. Kolochenko leads data scientists, security analysts and software engineers who build and continually improve the award-winning ImmuniWeb AI Platform.
Dr. Kolochenko is a member of the Europol Data Protection Experts Network (EDEN), a Member of GIAC Advisory Board and SANS CISO Network, a Committee Member at Boston University MET CIC (Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity) Center and CIPP exam item writer at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). He authored over 50 articles on application security and cybercrime investigation for leading cybersecurity magazines including CSO Online, SC Media and Dark Reading, as well as Forbes. Dr. Kolochenko is also an adjunct professor of cybersecurity practice and cyber law at Capitol Technology University.
Dr. Kolochenko is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US, CIPP/Europe, CIPP/Asia and CIPP/Canada) by the IAPP and is a holder of multiple GIAC cybersecurity certifications (GDAT, GCPN, GPCS, GCSA, GCTI, GMOB and GLEG).