Johan Kestens - Head of IS International at BNY Mellon - Saving the Eurozone & preventing cybercrime

BNY Mellon is one of the oldest banks in the world with a total staff of 55 000, including 12 000 in IT, operating in more than 60 markets. How does “the bank of banks” interact with regulators, stock exchanges and serve clients while maintaining top notch cybersecurity measures?

In this Leadership Deep Dive episode Hendrik Deckers discusses the role Johan Kestens, Head of Information Security International at Bank of New York Mellon played in saving the Eurozone during the 2011 debt crisis by creating the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) in less than 9 months. Watch the full interview to find out what Johan says about cybercrime, what his alternative career path could have been and how he inspired his team members to become successful CIOs.


Published on 01.09.2022

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