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Xander C.W. Heemskerk

CXO Panel Topic

(Un)Dependable Dependencies in Safety-Critical Infrastructure


Xander Heemskerk is the Director Product Security - Personal Health in the Product and Services Security Office (PSSO). In this role he drives the Product Security programs and initiatives for Personal Health and Population Health businesses worldwide.

Prior to Philips Xander was the CSO at TomTom and the CISO at Royal Vopak and has been responsible for Corporate Security, Information Security, Information Risk Management and Product Security strategies, tactics and operations

Xander has over 25 years’ experience in Consulting, Security, Architecture, Development and Operations in different roles and positions at Oracle, Orient Overseas Container Lines (OOCL) ltd, Hong Kong Government, Everett and Ricoh. For Oracle University he has taught training classes on Architecture, Security, Performance, High Availability and Identity Management.

Xander holds a bachelor degree in Informatics from The Hague University of applied sciences, is a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) since 2002 and has Certified Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK).