Nicolas Arpagian is appointed Vice-President Cybersecurity strategy & Digital risks
Nicolas Arpagian is appointed Vice-President Cybersecurity strategy
& Digital risks at HeadMind Partners
HeadMind Partners, a recognised specialist in advising the general management of major French and international groups in the fields of Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Big Data and digital transformation in general, has announced the appointment of Nicolas Arpagian as Vice-President Cybersecurity strategy & Digital risks.
In collaboration with the firm’s 1,500 employees, he will support the digital transformation of companies so that they can safely integrate the innovations linked to the adoption and deployment of technologies. He will participate in the sharing of operational experiences between the cybersecurity professions and the teams responsible for designing and deploying digital uses for major accounts.
“I am delighted to welcome Nicolas Arpagian to our team because of his knowledge of digital security issues and his well-known involvement in the economic and institutional cybersecurity ecosystem. His background fits perfectly with our strategy of combining expertise in technology integration with know-how in the field of protection of digital environments”, says Guy-Hubert Bourgeois, Chairman and founder of HeadMind Partners.
Considered a major figure in the cybersecurity market, Nicolas Arpagian was Vice President in charge of strategy, public affairs and CSR at Orange Cyberdefense from 2015 to 2021. He was previously Director Cybersecurity Strategy at Trend Micro Europe, an international specialist in cyber threat analysis.
Nicolas Arpagian is the author of some fifteen books, including “Innocence à Crédit” (Mareuil Editions), “Frontières.com” (Editions de l’Observatoire), “Cybersécurité” (Presses Universitaires de France), “La Cyberguerre – La guerre numérique a commencé” (Vuibert) and “Liberté, Egalité… Sécurité” (Dalloz).
He teaches at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Police (ENSP), at Sciences Po Saint Germain and at the Ecole Nationale de la Magistrature (ENM) in the training cycles dedicated to economic intelligence and the fight against cybercrime.
A columnist for the business daily “Les Echos”, Nicolas is a member of the Orientation Council of the Institut Diderot and an advisor to the Centre d’Etude et de Prospective Stratégique (CEPS).
About HeadMind Partners
With 1500 employees, HeadMind Partners is a major player in cybersecurity consulting, digital projects and Artificial Intelligence. Founded in 2000 and present in Paris, Brussels, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and New York, HeadMind Partners advises major companies on digital risks.
HeadMind Partners is a founding shareholder of the Cyber Campus, initiated in 2021 to bring together French expertise in digital security.
For several years, its human resources policy has earned it the Happy Trainees / Happy Candidates / Choose My Company label.