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Zurich Dinner at Baur au Lac

Thursday, September 05 | 6:00pm Central European Summer Time

Please join Duo Security and Cisco Systems on Thursday, 5 Sept to:

  • Mingle with your cybersecurity peers over aperitifs
  • Enjoy a delicious dinner and explore the topic of zero-trust security
  • Hear from Duo Advisory CISO Richard Archdeacon and Cisco Advisory CISO Chris Leach

Duo Security and Cisco Systems cordially invite you to join us for dinner on Thursday, 5 September at the beautiful Baur au Lac in Zurich. This five-star hotel has been in business for more than 175 years and offers views of both the lake and the Alps.

Please meet us in our private dining room at the hotel at 18:00 to relax, enjoy some aperitifs and mingle with your fellow cybersecurity peers until 19:00. After drinks, we’ll take our seats for a delicious dinner while we hear from Duo Advisory CISO Richard Archdeacon and Cisco Advisory CISO Chris Leach, who will lead a discussion on zero-trust security.

If you can attend, please RSVP above - we look forward to seeing you then!


  • Date:
    Thursday, September 05, 2019
  • Time:
    6:00pm Central European Summer Time
  • Venue:
    Baur au Lac
  • Address:
    Talstrasse 1, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

Presenter Info

Chris Leach, Advisory CISO, Cisco Systems

Chris's career spans over 30 years in risk analysis, operations, strategy and financial controls and has included senior management, consulting and entrepreneurial experiences. He currently is a Senior CISO Advisor at Cisco and is charged with working with other CISOs, CTOs, CIOs on security strategies, security mega trends and emerging threats. He has held positions at HP, HPE and DXC. He was the Director of Security Services for CompuCom, a Dallas based out sourcing company. There he was responsible for 24X7 operations and monitoring of client networks and infrastructure. He managed a team that is recognized as leaders within their respective fields and operates multiple honey pots and other security infrastructures to maintain a cutting edge in the ever changing information security environment. Previously he was CISO for Affiliated Computer Services (ACS), an out sourcing company acquired by Xerox.

Richard Archdeacon, Advisory CISO, Duo Security

Richard is the Advisory CISO for the EMEA region. He was previously with DXC - HPE - where he was a Chief Technologist in the Security Practice working with clients across all industries and regions. Prior to that, he worked for Symantec for many years. He has also held posts with security industry organisations such as IAAC and the IISP, and has worked on cyber resilience reports with the World Economic Forum.