Predict22: The Intelligence Summit
London | King's Place | Nov 22, 2022
This Is Where the Intelligence Community Gathers
Predict is Recorded Future’s annual conference for our clients, partners, and the intelligence community.
This year, we’re coming to you from King's Place in London to unite world leaders, award-winning journalists, industry executives, security practitioners, and product experts to discuss the critical role of intelligence in securing our world. Intelligence is powerful when the entire community works together, resulting in a force multiplier to combat adversarial activity.
Dr. Christopher Ahlberg, CEO & Co-Founder, Recorded Future
Dr. Christopher Ahlberg is the CEO of Recorded Future, Inc. and Chairman of Hult International Business School. Dr. Ahlberg was named among the World's Top 100 Young Innovators by Technology Review, MIT's Magazine of Innovation in 2002. He is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
Sir Alex Younger, Former Chief of MI6
Sir Alex Younger was for 30 years a career intelligence officer in Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, MI6. He served in Europe, the Middle East, and Afghanistan. He was appointed as Director of Counter Terrorism from 2009 to 2012, Head of Operations from 2012 to 2014, and then Chief of the Service from 2014 to 2020. Prior to SIS, Alex served in the British Army as an infantry officer. He attended St Andrews’ University, where he read computer science, among other things. Alex led MI6 during a period of unprecedented technological change, when both digital threats and opportunities intensified. He now works as a founding partner at Vega Cyber Associates.
Dave Brown, Intelligence Analyst, BT Group
Dave Brown is an intelligence analyst in BT’s Intelligence Discovery Unit, whose responsibilities include using threat intelligence to protect BT’s Personnel and Infrastructure from existing, emerging and novel threats. Prior to joining BT ten years ago, Dave served three years as a Parachute Regiment reservist and 27 years as a combat medic in the regular army, where he was employed as a CBRN Instructor. Since the pandemic, Dave has been mainly dealing with how anti-globalist online content has impacted the telecoms sector in the physical domain, which includes discovering and analysing the effects of state-sponsored active measures campaigns on domestic activist groups.
Paul Chichester, Director of Operations, The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre
Paul is currently the Director of Operations at the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre where he is responsible for managing nationally significant cyber incidents and ensuring UK Government understands and can counter a wide range of state and non-state threats.
Andy France OBE, Managing Director, RedQ Ltd
Andrew (Andy) France is the former Deputy Director for Cyber Defence Operations at GCHQ, the UK Government’s signals intelligence agency. During his distinguished, 30-year career with GCHQ, Andy was at the forefront of the UK’s national cyber defence strategy, responsible for both policy and operational delivery. He is a recognised global leader in his field, with extensive experience in delivering technical innovation in high-pressure and secure environments both in the UK and overseas. Post GCHQ, Andy was the co-founder and CEO of DarkTrace, a co-founder of Cognevo (acquired by Telstra) and is a co-founder and director of Prevalent AI, a world leading Security Data Science company.
Sam Humphries, Head of Security Strategy, EMEA at Exabeam
Samantha has been happily entrenched in the cybersecurity industry for over 20 years. During this time, she has helped hundreds of organisations of all shapes, sizes, and geographies recover and learn from cyberattacks, defined strategy for pioneering security products and technologies, and is a regular speaker at security conferences around the world. In her current regeneration, Sam heads up the EMEA Security Strategy team at Exabeam. She authors articles and blogs for various security publications, has a strong passion for mentoring, often volunteers at security community events, and is a board member of BSides Newcastle.
Paul Bantick, Group Head of Cyber Risks, Beazley
Beazley’s Group Head of Cyber Risks, Paul Bantick, is a frequent speaker and respected authority on cyber risk, services, and insurance, having worked in the field for over two decades and pioneering some of the first cyber insurance policies in the market. He is a Director at leading cyber defence and response specialist Lodestone Security and is a member of the UK Cyber Security Council, which develops and promotes recognised standards for cyber security in support of the Government's National Cyber Security Strategy.
Miguel De Bruycker, Managing Director, Centre for Cybersecurity Belgium
Miguel De Bruycker studied at the Royal Military School and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. After writing a dissertation on Cyber Defence in 2005, he joined the General Intelligence and Security Service and was responsible for the security of classified networks and the creation of the first cybersecurity unit of the Belgian Defence. Since 2008, he and his cyberteam have been involved in the processing of all major cyber incidents in Belgium. On August 17, 2015, he became Managing Director of the Centre for Cybersecurity Belgium.
Chris Beresford, Group Threat Intelligence Manager, Sky Group
Chris joined the Sky Group in July 2018, after a successful 20-year career in law enforcement whereby he was deployed into the intelligence and investigations arena, acting as the senior investigating officer on a number of complex investigations. Chris is now the Group Threat Intelligence Manager leading a team of intelligence professionals across the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy, identifying and taking action against threats identified to the media and telecommunications conglomerate. Chris maintains an active interest in the geopolitical landscape and has an interest in Open Source Investigations.
Staffan Truvé, CTO & Co-Founder, Recorded Future
Staffan Truvé is co-founder and CTO of Recorded Future. Previously, he was CEO of the Swedish Institute of Computer Science and Interactive Institute. Staffan has co-founded more than a dozen high tech start-ups. He holds a PhD in computer science from Chalmers University of Technology and an MBA from Göteborg University. He has been a Fulbright Scholar at MIT. His research interests include artificial intelligence and information visualisation. Staffan is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
Stu Solomon, President, Recorded Future
Stu Solomon is President of Recorded Future, the world’s largest provider of intelligence for enterprise security. In this role, Stu is responsible for leading the intelligence research, analysis, sales and marketing, services, enterprise and product security, and client delivery functions for Recorded Future. Prior to his current role, Stu led the product, R&D, and strategy functions for Recorded Future. Under Stu's leadership, Insight Venture Partners acquired Recorded Future for $780 million in May 2019 — the highest exit for a threat intelligence company in history.
Christina Kemper, VP of EMEA Sales, Recorded Future
Christina Kemper runs the EMEA region at Recorded Future based out of the London office. Previously, she spent 11 years at CallidusCloud, leading the EMEA team from 2015 through to the acquisition by SAP. She brings over 20 years of sales, business, and corporate development experience. Prior to this, Christina has held a variety of sales leadership positions including growing the first commercial sales organisation in North America at CallidusCloud, and running sales for several telecoms in the US. With a BA from Towson University, she completed her MBA at Columbia Business School.
Alexander Martin, UK Editor, The Record
Alexander Martin is the UK Editor for The Record. He was previously a technology reporter for Sky News and is also a fellow at the European Cyber Conflict Research Initiative.
Ellen Wilson, Manager, Product Marketing, Recorded Future
Ellen Wilson is a Manager, Product Marketing at Recorded Future covering intelligence-driven brand protection and identity fraud solutions.
Craig Terron, Director of Global Issues, Insikt Group, Recorded Future
Craig Terron is the Director of Global Issues, Insikt Group at Recorded Future, with the mission of providing insight into global issues and informing real-world decision making. Craig leads an exceptional team of analysts that research strategic geopolitics, influence operations, and global threats including physical security, extremism, and terrorism. Craig has a particular focus on the intersection between geopolitics, influence operations, and cyber activity. Craig has a background in government and military intelligence and received a BSc in Government from the London School of Economics.
Adrian Porcescu, Director of Product Management, Recorded Future
Adrian Porcescu (CISSP, GCTI, GMON, GCFA, GREM, GCLD), is an experienced information security and cybersecurity professional, with more than 15 years of activity in the field. He has previously held technical and management positions with cyber product vendors and MSSP/consulting organisations. Driven by a passion for cyber and tech, his focus and interests are in solutions for managing cybersecurity risk and complexity, threat modelling, advanced security monitoring, incident response, and threat intelligence.
Tuesday, 22 Nov
|8:30 - 9:00 AM||Breakfast|
|9:10 - 10:00 AM||The Role of Intelligence in Defending Democracy||Sir Alex Younger | Dr. Christopher Ahlberg|
|10:00 - 10:45 AM||The Intelligence Cloud of the World||Dr. Christopher Ahlberg | Staffan Truvé|
|10:45 - 11AM||Break|
|11:00 - 11:50 AM||How to Communicate Cyber to Boards||Andy France, OBE|
|11:50 - 12:20 PM||Client Session||Paul Bantick|
|12:20PM - 1:20PM||Lunch|
|1:20 - 1:50 PM||How to Protect a Country in the 21st Century||Miguel De Bruycker | Staffan Truvé|
|1:50 - 2:30 PM||Known Knowns, Known Unknowns, and Unknown Unknowns - What Are We Missing?||Alexander Martin||2:30 - 2:45 PM||Break|
|2:45 - 3:00 PM||Live Intelligence Briefing||Craig Terron|
|3:00 - 3:30 PM||Active Measures and the Threat Environment||Dave Brown|
|3:30 - 4:00 PM||The Art of the Possible: Real World Applications of Intelligence||Ellen Wilson | Adrian Porcescu|
|4:00 - 4:30 PM||Fireside Chat with Paul Chichester, Director of Operations, NCSC||Paul Chichester | Alexander Martin|
|4:30 - 4:50 PM||Closing Remarks||Jason Steer|
|5:00 - 7:00 PM||Networking Reception|
Registration, Venue, & Hotels
There is no cost to attend the intelligence summit.
Kings Place is an open, multi-arts venue, presenting an adventurous and critically-acclaimed programme, with words and music at its heart. Driven by a belief that arts and culture are a fundamental part of a thriving city — their work is as vibrant as the location in King’s Cross.
Kings Place is located a 5-minute walk from Kings Cross St Pancras train stations.
Recommended Local Hotels:
The Standard Hotel
The Renaissance St Pancras Hotel
Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel
Recorded Future does not have a discount code for these hotels.
In compliance with applicable health and safety laws, rules, and guidelines issued by local agencies, Recorded Future may require certain COVID-19 precautionary safety measures be followed for Predict 22 attendance. You will be notified of any such changes.