VBQ Speakers

Cyber Security - Keynote Speakers

A selection of keynote speakers from our global network on Cyber Security


Cyber Security

A small selection from our global network


Jamie Bartlett is the Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at the think-tank Demos, where he has become one of the UK’s leading thinkers on politics, society and technology. He is the author of The Dark Net (2015), an examination of the hidden corners of the internet.


Misha Glenny is a internationally respected journalist and expert on global organised crime. He is author of McMafia, which was adapted into an acclaimed TV miniseries in 2018, and DarkMarket: How Hackers Became the New Mafia.

Keren Elazari is a cyber security expert specialising in hacking and hacker culture. Through her experience as a hacker and researcher, she has developed unique insights into cyber security and its applications for individuals and businesses alike. 


Charlie McMurdie served as Scotland Yard’s head of Economic and Cyber Crime, and led the Police Central eCrime Unit and National Cyber Crime programmes. She was the UK’s top law enforcement officer in the fast moving, complex, international world of hacking, cyber crime and online fraud.