Jesper Olsen

Jesper is the Chief Security Officer for Northern Europe at Palo Alto Networks where he delivers strategic counsel to large organisations, governments and military entities. Joining the company in 2021, he brings more than two decades of experience and knowledge in leading Information Security efforts across software development, systems & security architecture, national technology and security strategies, and government policy. 
Prior to joining Palo Alto Networks, Jesper was a Senior Information Security Officer at Maersk Drilling in the wake of the NotPetya incident, where he was responsible for Security Operations, as well as the onshore and offshore cybersecurity strategy and programmes. During his time in the Defence, he served as the National Representative for Denmark in NATO on communications, cryptographic and PKI security, and served more than nine years as a Security Officer for the Danish Defence IT Agency.