2022 NZ Cyber Security Summit

Connecting Policy, People and Practice

25 - 26 Jul 2022Te Papa, Wellington (Live or Virtual)
Event Details

Tamāra Al-Salim


Digital Identity NZ

Dr Karaitiana Taiuru

Research Fellow

School of Medicine, University of Otago Christchurch


Mitchell Pham


Digital Council for Aotearoa

Mitchell Pham is a business & technology entrepreneur. He is a director of the Augen Software Group, chairman of their operation in Vietnam, and cofounder of the Kiwi Connection tech hub – a platform for New Zealand technology businesses to accelerate presence & engagement in South East Asia. Internationally, he is recognised in leadership as a World Class New Zealander by KEA Global, an Asia 21 Fellow by the Asia Society, and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. In public, Mitchell serves as chairman of the NZ Technology Industry Association (NZTech), advisor at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and the Asia New Zealand Foundation, and trustee of the Auckland Refugee Family Trust (ARFT) and the Foundation for Social Responsibility NZ (FOStR-NZ). He was formerly a trustee of Refugee Services Aotearoa (now merged with NZ Red Cross) and the Asia New Zealand Foundation, and a board member of Health Informatics New Zealand (HiNZ). In business, Mitchell is a New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) Beachheads Advisor in technology business for South East Asia. He is also a member of the Ethnic People in Commerce (EPICNZ) network, the NZ Asian Leaders (NZAL) forum, and the NZ Superdiversity Council. Internationally, he is a member of the Strategic Alliance Vietnamese Ventures International (SAVVi) network and the executive committee of the global Vietnamese diaspora business network (BAOOV).

Simona Dimovski

Executive Board Director – Cyber Security Board

Deakin University

Helaman Tangiora

Head of Digital Transformation

Tainui Group Holdings

Sai Honig


New Zealand Network for Women in Security

Hilary Walton

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)


Hilary used to work for Mi5 in London and the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympic Games leading the Information Security programme. She is Chief Information Security Officer of the Kordia Group responsible for the business-critical connectivity, cyber security and cloud solutions for clients in both Australia and New Zealand. Her background is in organisational psychology, security and risk management she was also a uniformed Officer in the Royal New Zealand Air Force. She has written a book and developed an App on how to improve Security Culture. Hilary is a founder of the 'New Zealand Digital Leaders Network' (NZDLN) and the 'Digital Culture Ideas' Network. Through her Podcast series, YouTube and LinkedIn channels she is a thought leader on culture change, digital transformation, IT security and cybersafe parenting.

Andy Prow

Cyber Tech Entrepreneur

Nadia Youssef

Incident Response Manager


  • Summit - 2 for 1
    (2 for 1 applies)
  • $2699 + GST
  • 25 - 26 Jul 2022
  • Te Papa, Wellington (Live or Virtual)