Berthold Kerl

Berthold Kerl, born 1960, studied economics at university of Nürnberg and performs as CEO of KuppingerCole since 1st July 2020. Before that he had been with Deutsche Bank AG for 17 years. As CIO he was working on major IT Transformation, IT Strategy, Change Management and Governance Initiatives. In the information security space he was working as CISO EMEA or Global Head of Identity and Access Management on modernizing Identity and Access management as well as driving topics in Cyber Security, IS policies, ISMS, Compliance Management, Penetration Testing, Vendor Security, Data Security and was managing relationship to regulators globally.

He started his career as an SAP consultant working on accounting, sales and management information systems and after that as Head of European SAP Practice (at CSC) implementing standard software and developing client specific solutions for different industries such as utilities, banks or insurance companies.

Latest blog posts

Inside cyberevolution: What to Expect at KuppingerCole's New Conference
July 06, 2023

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Analyst Chat
Analyst Chat #186: Cybersecurity in an AI-Powered Digital World - Introducing cyberevolution
August 21, 2023
In the latest episode of Kuppinger Analyst Chat, host Matthias sits down with KuppingerCole's CEO Berthold Kerl and the Director of the Practice Cybersecurity Christopher Schütze to discuss the upcoming cyberevolution event. Berthold Kerl highlights the event's unique…
Analyst Chat
Analyst Chat #141: What Defines Modern Cybersecurity Leadership
September 19, 2022
How do you implement modern cybersecurity leadership between compliance, threat protection, privacy and business enablement? To answer this question, Matthias invited the CEO of KuppingerCole Analysts, Berthold Kerl, who was and is active in various roles as a leader in cybersecurity.…
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