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Misha Glenny

Misha Glenny is an expert on global organised crime and cyber security. Misha has written a string of books on areas such as The Dark Market and How Hackers are the new Mafia, Misha exposes threats to businesses in light of ever changing technology. His enthralling keynote speeches are delivered with passion, humour, and an expert understanding of the minds of hackers and criminals. 

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Misha Glenny Biography

Misha Glenny is an international expert on cyber security and organised crime. A trained actor, his keynote speeches are full of life, passion, experience and a dose of intelligent humour.

As the BBC’s Chief correspondent from the Balkans during the war in the former Yugoslavia, Misha covered the socio-political challenges of the region and the fall of communism, from where he became an expert in organised crime. Traditionally the domain of the international mafia, organised crime has now been eclipsed by cyber security, and Misha presents this issue in a relevant and fascinating socio-political context.

More than just an author, broadcaster and academic, Misha’s personal encounters with hackers provide him with gravitas and exceptional insight into the minds of hackers and cyber-criminals.

Misha studied Drama and German at the University of Bristol, after which he attended...

Misha Glenny is an international expert on cyber security and organised crime. A trained actor, his keynote speeches are full of life, passion, experience and a dose of intelligent humour.

As the BBC’s Chief correspondent from the Balkans during the war in the former Yugoslavia, Misha covered the socio-political challenges of the region and the fall of communism, from where he became an expert in organised crime. Traditionally the domain of the international mafia, organised crime has now been eclipsed by cyber security, and Misha presents this issue in a relevant and fascinating socio-political context.

More than just an author, broadcaster and academic, Misha’s personal encounters with hackers provide him with gravitas and exceptional insight into the minds of hackers and cyber-criminals.

Misha studied Drama and German at the University of Bristol, after which he attended Charles University in Prague. He is a talented linguist and is fluent in German, Slavic and Czech with the ability to understand and speak Portuguese. After his studies Misha began working for the Guardian, where he worked for three years before moving to the BBC to become a foreign correspondent.

In 1993 Misha won the Sony Gold awards for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcasting for Coverage of the Yugoslav Wars. In 2012 he was awarded ‘The UK Information Security Investigative Journalist of the Year.’

Misha has spent time as a visiting Professor at the London School of Economics and Columbia University in New York. As a successful author, he has written five books and is currently in the process of writing his sixth.

An adept and sought after keynote speaker, Misha has spoken twice at Ted global and is requested internationally to speak at corporate functions and events.

Speaking Topics:
- Cyber Security
- International Relations
- Organised crime, corruption and corporate governance

For further information or to book Misha Glenny, call us on +44 (0) 20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

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