Event Schedule

  • Day 01

    June 1, 2022

  • Day 02

    June 2, 2022

  • For Partner

    June 1, 2022



Arrival & Lunch. Expo area open.





Welcome to SPHERE22

Amel Gaily




Opening of SPHERE22

Juhani Hintikka

Theme: Co-securing the algorithmic world


13.15 - Keynote

Mike Walsh

CEO of Tomorrow

New rules for a New World


13.35 - Case

Johanna Småros

Co-Founder & CMO RELEX Solutions

Winning the algorithmic retail


13.55 - Case

Tomi Tuominen

VP Security, Wolt

Securing a hyper-growth technology company


Theme: Co-securing society


14.50 - Keynote discussion

Carole Cadwalladr

TED speaker & Pulitzer-nominated journalist

Threats to democracy


15.10 - Speaker session

Janne Taalas

Chief Executive Officer at CMI — Martti Ahtisaari Peace Foundation

Conflicts and cyberspace: Shaping the future of peacemaking





Break – Networking and expo area open


16.05 - Speaker session

Philip Ingram

Former British Senior Intelligence Officer

The nation state threat is nothing new, but very real


16.25 - Speaker session

Mikko Hyppönen

Chief Research Officer, WithSecure






Day 1 ends – ride to after party





After party




Morning coffee – expo area open





Welcome to SPHERE22 day 2

Amel Gaily

Theme: Co-securing entrepreneurship


10.10 - Keynote:

Risto Siilasmaa

Entrepreneur & Founder of WithSecure™

Trust as the building block for businesses


10.30 - Speaker session:

Stefanie Jansen

TEDx speaker

The Co-creation paradigm


10.50 - Case :

Stijn Jans

CEO & Founder, Intigriti

Wisdom of the crowd in collaborative security


Theme: Co-securing outcomes


11.50 - Speaker session:

Christine Bejerasco

CTO, WithSecure™

Accelerating the transition to outcome-based security


12.10 - Case study:

Henri Winand

CEO and co-founder at AKINOVA Limited




Lunch, networking & expo open


13.30 - Speaker session:

Matthew Rosenquist

CISO at Inc, former Intel Corp Cybersecurity Strategist

Value is the Cybersecurity Blindspot – How to Maximize the Worth of Security


13.50 - Speaker session

Sari Stenfors

Serial entrepreneur, scientist and consultant

AI, humanness and positive futures


14.10 - Keynote discussion:

Simone Giertz

Inventor & formerly known as the Queen of shitty robots

Why you should make useless things




SPHERE22 is a wrap!








Opening by host Amel Gaily


9.20 - Keynote:



Building co-security models of the future

Elena Zykova, Head of Channel Ops & Niko Isotalo, VP Commercial Offering

9.40 - Partner case study:

Ictivity, Netherlands

Andrew Ehlen, Head of Innovations and Services

9.55 - Speaker session:

Tony Smith

Director, Business Development

Heads in the cloud: Securing The New Frontier



Networking & expo open


11.00 - Partner case study:

iOCO, South Africa

Richard Vester, Managing Director & Paul Spagnoletti, Business Unit Executive Cloud & Security SA

11.15 - Partner case study:

Biscuit GmbH, Germany

Philipp Hoffmann, Managing Director

11.30 - Partner Awards Ceremony



Juha Kivikoski

EVP, Business Security


That’s not all!

In the SPHERE, you will be energized by networking with your peers, experience security outcomes, and sweat it out in the Cyber Security Sauna.

Cyber Security Sauna podcast - Live!

Cyber Security Sauna is the official WithSecure™ podcast bringing sizzling insights on the hottest cyber security topics. For SPHERE22, we will be getting our podcast gear from HQ and set up on location for some special live and interactive podcasts.

Security Outcome Experience

Take a look at some demos and hear lightning talks to experience security outcomes, and explore the WithSecure™ portfolio. It’s here that you can experience how an outcome-based approach improves cyber security and business operations.

Professional Speed-Dating area/zone

We know you are looking forward to some face-to-face interaction at events again as much as we are! Therefore, during breaks, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and connect with new people from all over the globe.


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Join us in the SPHERE

Are you ready to be a part of the new era of Co-security? Want to join the first-ever Co-security unconference for amazing talks and new experiences?

SPHERE22 is a one-of-a-kind event taking place in Helsinki, Finland and broadcast live to the world on June 1–2, 2022.

During the event, courageous business leaders, trailblazers, and makers will come together not only to Co-secure but to co-create and co-innovate.

The in-person is now sold out. However, there are still spots for the online event!

Step into the SPHERE

Event details

The SPHERE is a physical space and a state of mind – a place that transcends walls and boundaries and welcomes ideas, open communication and collaboration. For WithSecure™, it's a place where cybersecurity pros and heroes join forces to make the digital world a safer, more open and fearless place for businesses, people and humanity. It's a place where the learnings and knowledge of many are multiplied and amplified, where expertise is pooled, and good wins out over the bad—a place where trust reigns supreme.

The future is Co-Secure, and it's being created within these walls and beyond.

Are you in? Step inside the SPHERE.

Where & When?

June 1-2, 2022
Helsinki, Finland