Philipp v. Saldern, President
Director Business Development, RUAG Defence Deutschland GmbH
Since 2015 member of the Board of Management, RUAG Defence Deutschland GmbH. From 2002 to 2009 at EADS, last position Head of Sales, Public Safety Division, from 2009 to 2015 Head of International Sales, RUAG Schweiz AG.
Prof. Dr. Dr. H.C. Werner Weidenfeld, Vice President
Director of C•A•P and Professor of Political Science at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.
Leading political scientist in Germany, Director of the German Centre for Applied
Policy Research (CAP) and Professor of Political Science at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.
Long-standing advisor to the federal government. Regarded in 2007 as the most influential political advisor in Germany. From 1987 to 1999, Coordinator of German-American relations for the Federal Government. From 1992 to 2007, member of the Executive Board of the Bertelsmann Stiftung (Bertelsmann Foundation).
Prof. Dr. Claudia Eckert, Assessor (since February 2017)
Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Applied and Integrated Security AISEC
Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Applied and Integrated Security AISEC in Munich. As Professor at Technical University of Munich she is holding the Chair in IT Security in the faculty of computer science.
Her research focuses on development of technologies to enhance the system and application security, the security of embedded systems and research into new techniques for increasing the resilience and robustness of systems against attacks. Her research results were published in over 160 peer-reviewed technical papers.
Hartmut Ziebs, Assessor (since December 2015)
President of the German Firefighters Association
Since 2016, President of the German Firefighters Association.
From 2003 to 2015, Vice President of the German Firefighters Association.
Independent business owner, member of the Schwelm fire brigade since 1977.
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