Berthold Kerl
CEO Designate, KuppingerCole

Berthold Kerl

Berthold is CEO Designate at KuppingerCole and will take up his new post on July 1, 2020. He had been with Deutsche Bank AG since 2002 where he performed in different roles: CIO for access channels or major IT Transformation, IT Strategy, Change Management and Governance Initiatives. From 2007 onwards he has been working in the information security space in various roles including CISO EMEA, IS policies, compliance management, penetration testing, vendor security, data security and was lately responsible for Identity and Access Management at Deutsche Bank group-wide.

He started his career as an SAP consultant and after that he made his first experience in the financial services industry at Deutsche Bank Life Insurance working on accounting, sales and management information systems. From 1993 to 2002 he committed himself to Computer Science Corporation (CSC) where he worked as Head of European SAP Practice Financial Services implementing standard software and developing client specific solutions for banks, insurances and other financial services companies.

He studied economics and computer science at the University of Nürnberg and graduated in 1988.