Denis Ontiveros Merlo

CITSO, Security Platforms & Head for Information Security Eng., bp

Denis Ontiveros has been working in the Information Security arena for over 20 years. Throughout his career, starting at KPMG, founding the Information Risk Management Practise in Barcelona, to his nine years as CISO for Douwe Egberts, the primary focus has been to create effective pragmatic Information Security strategies that help business transform and grow in a secure manner.

Currently Director for Security platforms for bp Digital Security, he leads the Information Security Engineering Chapter embedding capability in the extended teams. He is passionate about transforming how internal security teams work and collaborate with others to drive a frictionless, scalable security culture, adapting to new ways of working and eliminating security antipatterns, generating value to Consumer and Customer. Denis holds a degree in Business from the University of the Basque Country and the Fachhochschule für Wirtschaft Berlin in addition to other industry relevant certifications.