Mr. Florian Jörgens
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Vorwerk SE & Co. KG
Florian Jörgens was born in 1985 and began his entry into information technology in 2002 with an apprenticeship as an information technology assistant. After a second apprenticeship as an IT specialist for system integration at Deutsche Telekom AG, he worked for four years at T-Systems International GmbH in application and system support, where he simultaneously earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems at FOM Düsseldorf. After switching to IT consulting at PricewaterhouseCoopers and completing his Master of Science in IT Management while working, Florian Jörgens worked for E.ON in Essen as a manager for almost three years, where he was responsible for information security for the entire German sales organization. Following this position, he took over holistic responsibility for the Group's information security in March 2019 as Chief Information Security Officer at LANXESS AG in Cologne. Florian Jörgens has been Chief Information Security Officer of the Vorwerk Group since July 2021. In addition to this activity, he has been active as a lecturer, author and research assistant at various universities since completing his master's degree in 2015. Furthermore, he gives expert lectures on the topics of information security, awareness and cyber security. In September 2020, Florian Jörgens was awarded the Digital Leader Award in the category "Cyber-Security" by CIO magazine.