Roger Sels

VP Solutions, EMEA, Blackberry

Roger Sels

Speaker Bio


Roger leads BlackBerry Solutions and serves as a trusted advisor to clients’ C-Suite with a focus on maximizing their cyber program value and impact. In his role Roger helps set the vision and strategy including GTM of the Cyber suite. Roger has 20+ years of hands on deep technical and leadership experience in cyber security. Before joining BlackBerry, Roger was the founding Chief Information Security Officer at DarkMatter LLC, a cybersecurity consulting firm serving mainly government, defence and intelligence agencies. Roger has held the highest security clearances from a number of governments and has acted as a trusted advisor and management consultant to executives in several Fortune-50 companies for several years, most recently with blue chip organizations including Deutsche Bank, AXA Technology Services, and ING. His engagements during this time saw him formulate strategies and carry out large global security transformation programmes in over 72 countries on five continents, mostly in the fields of security operations, penetration testing, and incident response.