Dr. Roman has received his diploma degree in computer science in 2000 from the Technical University of Berlin (TUB) in the area of Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithmic and neural networks. While lecturing several computer science courses at TUB, he was working there as a research fellow. Dr. Roman graduated later in the field of Brain-Computer Interfacing (BCI) at Fraunhofer-FIRST. Until 2004, the term “Brain-Gaming” was shaped by him in my doctoral dissertation, where a distributed architecture of the Berlin Brain-Computer Interface (BBCI) was defined and implemented. In 2005, he joined Accenture, to act as a security technology consultant for customers from various industry branches. Here he collected in-depth knowledge and practical experience in the fields of IT and cybersecurity, process management, IT security governance, Business Continuity Management (BCM), and IT audit.
From 2009, Dr. Roman was a member of the executive board and led the BCM/DR practice in the DACH region. In the following, he took over the role of an Information Security and Data Protection Officer at Bosch for a world-wide business division of Automotive Electronics, assuming respective functional responsibility for 15 plants and several development locations in 20 countries. The development of a holistic approach for the analysis and assessment of corporate-wide information security risks was one of his major achievements there. Later from 2015, he focused on building-up a corporation-wide Information Security and Privacy Shared Service Center, containing up to 50 associates, who provided consultancy services according to ISO/IEC 27001 ISMS framework and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Since last year, Dr. Roman is working as a Senior Manager for Cybersecurity and Risk Management at Mazars overviewing the business areas of Information Security Governance, ISMS based on ISO/IEC 27001, Data Protection (GDPR), Business Continuity, and Information Risk Management. He has been collaborating with PECB and MSECB for over four years and regularly provide PECB certification courses to new auditors and ISO/IEC 27001 certifications to small and mid-size companies.