Kurt Roemer

Chief Security Strategist, Office of the CTO



As Chief Security Strategist for Citrix, Kurt Roemer leads security, compliance, risk and privacy strategies for Citrix products. As a member of the Citrix CTO and Strategy Office, Roemer drives ideation, innovation and technical direction for products and solutions that advance business productivity while ensuring information governance.


An information services veteran with more than 30 years experience, his credentials include the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) designation.  He also served as Commissioner for the US public-sector CLOUD2 initiative and led efforts to develop the PCI Security Standards Council Virtualization Guidance Information Supplement while serving on the Board of Advisors.

Speech Topic & Synopses
Zero-Trust, The Cornerstone of Future Cyber Resilience

Data breaches have been a continual hot topic in board rooms and we know how unnerving it is for security teams to see that organizations of all shapes, sizes and technical proficiencies having to deal with the aftermath of such breaches. This has became more of a risk as the surface for attacks have expanded due to Covid 19 forcing users to access applications, data and resources from anywhere, from any device and from any network. In this key note, you will hear industry experts from Citrix share their thoughts on the importance of Zero Trust, and how this will become the corner stone of cyber resilience.