Josef Nelissen was appointed as ABB’s Group Information Security Manager / CISO in July 2003 after joining the global Information Security Team in 2001.
With the reorganization of ABB’s Group IS he is currently as Group Vice President responsible for Special Security Projects, Identity and Access Management and PKI Services.
Josef joined ABB in 1998 as Scientist in Corporate Research, working on Software Development, Software Process Improvement and Quality Management.
Prior to ABB, Josef worked 3 years as Software Developer for iXOS Software (now part of Open Text). He holds a Master and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from RWTH Aachen.