Marc Wilczek

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Marc Wilczek is a business leader with more than 20 years of experience within the information and communication technology (ICT) space. He operates at the intersection of technology, strategy and innovation, and is passionate about all things "digital" with emphasis on cloud computing, big data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT).

He currently serves as Chief Operating Officer at Link11, an IT security provider specialized in DDoS protection. Prior to that, he was Vice President Portfolio, Innovation & Architecture at Deutsche Telekom, where he headed all product-related activities, incl. pre-sales and consulting, for the company’s €3 billion cloud and hosting business worldwide. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific/Latin America/Middle East & Africa at CompuGroup Medical, and Managing Director, Asia Pacific, at Sophos.

He is an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow and holds Master’s degrees from FOM Graduate School for Economics and Management in Frankfurt and London Business School. He also attended Columbia University in New York City on academic exchange.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Marc Wilczek and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Protecting the digital economy

Is a shortage of C-suite support getting in the way of corporate cyber-resilience?

Is a shortage of C-suite support getting in the way of corporate cyber-resilience?

77% of enterprises lack a cyber-security incident response plan, and only half of executives comprehend that cyber-resilience affects their brand and reputation.

Cybercrime is increasing and more costly for organizations

Cybercrime is increasing and more costly for organizations

CIOs need to focus on people-based attacks and use intelligent tools to limit data loss and business shutdowns.

CIO trends 2019: Multi-cloud is becoming the norm

CIO trends 2019: Multi-cloud is becoming the norm

CIOs are betting big on public cloud, and more enterprises use Azure to close the gap with AWS. Still, managing the cloud remains a challenge.

EMEA CIOs most likely to scale digital initiatives in 2019

EMEA CIOs most likely to scale digital initiatives in 2019

But CIOs still have to safeguard their digital journey.

By 2020, 60 percent of digital businesses will suffer major service interruptions

By 2020, 60 percent of digital businesses will suffer major service interruptions

The sheer number of cyberattacks resulting from an inability to manage risks — and the burgeoning talent shortage to deal with it — will force CIOs to rethink their defense strategy.

Escaping the line of fire: 2018 U.S. State of Cybercrime

Escaping the line of fire: 2018 U.S. State of Cybercrime

One in four of organizations report greater monetary losses.

Lack of C-suite collaboration hampering cybersecurity, report finds

Lack of C-suite collaboration hampering cybersecurity, report finds

As cyber-attacks grow in frequency, chief information security officers and C-suite executives must work more closely together.

Mastering multi-cloud scenarios

Mastering multi-cloud scenarios

Roughly two-thirds of enterprises plan to have some type of multi-cloud environment by 2019. But getting there is still a challenge.

IT governance critical as cloud adoption soars to 96 percent in 2018

IT governance critical as cloud adoption soars to 96 percent in 2018

With 81 percent of enterprises operating multi-cloud landscapes and 26 percent spending over $6 million annually on public cloud infrastructure, staying on top has never been harder.

5 mindset traits to become a digital disruptor

5 mindset traits to become a digital disruptor

These mindset traits can help you gauge your digital acuity against those of a successful disruptive digital leader.

Digital is turning CIOs into business executives

Digital is turning CIOs into business executives

As digital becomes the heart of the enterprise, CIOs must shift their attention from IT delivery towards business leadership.

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