Cyemptive Technologies Founder and CEO Rob Pike to Speak on the “Evolution of Cyber Risk, Scenarios & Board Governance” at NEDonBoard, Institute of Board Members in London

SNOHOMISH, Wash.  (October 5, 2023) – Rob Pike, founder and CEO of Cyemptive Technologies, an award-winning provider of pre-emptive cybersecurity solutions for business and government, will be one of the featured panelists on “Evolution of Cyber Risk, Scenarios & Board Governance” at NEDonBoard, Institute of Board Members, on Tuesday, October 10, from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, BST.

The event, which will take place in London as well as online, will focus on the evolution of cyber risk and leading practices for boards.  Pike will speak on risk mitigation, including developing proactive cyber strategies to defend organizations before cyber attacks occur.  The event is designed specifically for experienced non-executive directors, board members and chairs, as well as those newly transitioning to a NED portfolio career.  

“We are delighted to have Rob Pike and Cyemptive Technologies shed light on the cyber landscape and cutting-edge strategies, ensuring that the board community is well-equipped to lead in this digital frontier,” said Jean-Philippe Perraud, Director, NEDonBoard, Institute of Board Members.  “In the swiftly changing digital era, it’s paramount for boards to keep pace with evolving risks and opportunities in order to continue to add value.  Understanding and navigating the intricacies of cyber risks and governance is not merely a matter of compliance but a cornerstone of trust and resilience in today’s interconnected business world.”

Other speakers include:

  • Susanne Alfs – Non-Executive Director of a Mauritius-based banking and finance company where she chairs the Board Technology Committee
  • Cub Llewelyn-Davies – National Cyber Security Centre
  • Scott McElney – Global Chief Information Security Officer
  • Kate Macmillan – Cyber Risk Advisory Lead (UK, US and EMEA) at Herbert Smith Freehills

Cyemptive has created next generation, military grade layers of cybersecurity that are essential add-ons for businesses to achieve cyber safety that, when added to the customer’s existing capabilities, eliminate damage from occurring even from previously unknown attack techniques.  Its preemptive solutions are the only ones on the market today guaranteed to protect computing environments before or immediately following a compromise.

Today’s announcement comes after the company recently announced its expansion into Europe, the Middle East and the Americas, including naming Johannes Riedl as Vice President of Cyber Solutions Europe, and Varun Vaid as Vice President Cyber Solutions, Strategic Accounts, and regional head of Cyemptive in the Middle East.

More information on tickets can be obtained here.

About NEDonBoard

NEDonBoard, Institute of Board Members is the professional membership and development body for non-executive directors and board members.  Made by board members for board members, NEDonBoard, Institute of Board Members provides independent, curated, practical and actionable insights for directors to secure non-executive roles and excel in the boardroom.  NEDonBoard, Institute of Board Members promotes the role of non-executive directors, board members, and board best practices for the common good.

About Cyemptive Technologies

Headquartered in Snohomish, Wash., Cyemptive has been on a mission to make large organizations cyber safe since 2014.  Today, Cyemptive’s award-winning software, services and support are used by businesses and government entities worldwide.  It is the winner of the Department of Homeland Security’s Border Security Technology Consortium (BSTC) competition for most innovative border security-related solution in the market, as well as 10 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards from American Security Today at the 2022 competition alone – more than any other company in the history of the awards.  The company’s leadership team is comprised of executives from several of the world’s most powerful technology and security organizations, including the former CIO of Microsoft and the former Chief Computer Architect for the National Security Agency.  More information about Cyemptive Technologies is available at

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Belinda Young 
+1 206-932-3145

Rob Pike 
Cyemptive Technologies 
+1 425-341-9800

Johannes Riedl

VP Cyber Solutions Europe

Cyemptive Technologies, Inc.

+1 425-341-9800 x803

NEDonBoard, Institute of Board Members

Telephone: +44 (0) 208 1 333 220



For more information please contact:

Belinda Young

Rob Pike
Cyemptive Technologies

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