Mario Maawad Marcos has been working in IT field for over 20 years, including the last 16 years in Digital Security. He has been working at CaixaBank back since 2004, the first bank in Spain, as the Director of Security Innovation & Transformation Mario received a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona in 1997 and a JD in Law, from the Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona in 2010. He also received a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Banking from the Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona in 2009. He is a member and has participated actively creating and managing initiatives within the European Payments Council (EPC), Forum of Internet & Response Teams (FIRST), Cloud Security Alliance (CSA).