Jorge Vasquez

45 years, Computer Science bachelor degree from Veracruz Technological Institute in Mexico. Started his career working for Veracruz’s  Port Authorities as software programmer and technical support in the government. Later, he was in charge of the department responsible of processing and validating documentation for delivering and receiving import/export cargo. Afterwards, he moved to Ensenada working […]

Gary Kessler

Gary Kessler, Ph.D., CISSP, is a principal consultant at Fathom5, president of Gary Kessler Associates, a retired professor of cybersecurity, and co-author of “Maritime Cybersecurity: A Guide for Leaders and Managers” (2021). His educational background is in mathematics and computer science, and he has been involved in the information security field since the late-1970s; his […]

Cris DeWitt

Cris DeWitt is the Managing Director of Cyber Mariner. In this role, he has primarily focused on cyber security assessments and remediations for high consequence maritime assets with complex automation systems, such as ultra-deep-water drilling rigs, ferries, containerships, tankers, and LNG vessels. He is credentialed as a CISSP, a CMMC Registered Practitioner, and a GICSP. […]

Uno Bryfors

Uno Bryfors, Senior Vice President of ABB Ports, is one of the most experienced professionals in the ports industry today. During his four decades long career at ABB and in the industry he has been a key person in driving the development of automation solutions for cargo handling starting from automatic grab ship unloader and […]

Jesper Bank

Jesper has been with the port for 6 years and has more than 20 years of experience in leading positions in international companies within recycling, logistics and port operations. Working on a strategic market level with customers in wind energy, offshore industry, international logistics and recycling. Jesper holds a Master’s Degree of Science in Economics […]

Anders Dommestrup

Anders Dommestrup is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) flagship operation located in the Philippines. In addition to his current role, he also oversees the operations of Cavite Gateway Terminal and Laguna Gateway Inland Container Terminal. Before joining the ICTSI team in […]

Michael Eichstedt

Michael Eichstedt is a Senior Manager in Accenture’s Global Freight & Logistics Industry practice. In his current role, he works with leading logistics service providers, (ocean) carriers and ports/ terminals, with a focus on strategies in the field of new offerings and digitization and implementation projects of new solutions. Michael has been a logistics industry […]

Carlos Lopez Barbera

Carlos Lopez Barbera is the Vice President of Product Management at Navis. He has been with Navis for 7 years and during his journey he had the opportunity to be part of some of the most innovative projects in the industry. His experience on the field is fundamental to understand the real challenges of the […]

Frederik Stork

Frederik Stork is the Global Senior Director of Navis’ Optimization and Analytics Professional Services. Frederik’s responsibilities entail growing a team of consultants focused on increasing container terminal productivity through the implementation of Navis optimization solutions in conjunction with the improvement of associated business processes. Prior to joining Navis, Frederik was part of IBMs Software Services […]

Richard Ballantyne

Richard Ballantyne is the Chief Executive of the British Ports Association, an organisation that represents the interests of UK ports, terminal operators and port facilities to the UK and devolved Governments, as well as the EU, national and international bodies. He joined the Association in 2007 and became the Chief Executive in 2016. He represents […]