Session I Speakers

Mr Krum Garkov

Krum has more than 20 years of cross-cultural experiences spanning the public and private sectors. He took up the Executive Director post at eu-LISA in November 2012 and has lead the Agency with the vision to promote information and communication technologies as a key success factor for integrated border management and law enforcement at the EU level. He sees eu-LISA’s mission in helping Members States in their efforts for safer Europe and ensuring the continuous and stable service delivery to them in the ever evolving digital environment.
Before eu-LISA, he was the Operations Director for Experian Group Ltd., a leading global information provider serving the finance industry. Prior to that, Krum was Program Manager at Hewlett-Packard. He has also served the National Revenue Agency, as well as the Centre for Mass Privatization in Bulgaria. Krum holds an M. Sc. in Computer Technologies (Varna), an MBA in Information Systems (Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey) and has received executive education from London School of Business & Finance with an MBA in Management Consulting.

Mr Aleksander Pur

Aleksander Pur has been dedicated to development and implementation of advanced analytical systems. He believes that effective and ethical use of these systems can provide better personal and organisational decisions, as well as reduce tedious and repetitive work.
His main areas of expertise are information solutions for passenger risk assessment, border security, DNA data exchange, financial transactions analysis, geographic analyses, corruption assessment, and management of health care systems. He has been working at Slovenian Police for more than 20 years.
Aleksander received a PhD from the Jozef Stefan IPS. He is also working as associate professor and independent consultant. His research work is mainly focused on management of the health care systems.

Dr Cristina Blasi Casagran

Dr Cristina Blasi Casagran is assistant professor in EU law at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and she holds a PhD in Law at the European University Institute (Florence, 2015), in which she specialised on EU privacy and data protection law.

She is currently coordinating the H2020 project IT Tools and Methods to Manage Migration Flows (ITFLOWS) and the Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Module EUCONAS.

Fujitsu Technology Solutions

Fujitsu is one of the most largest IT service provider worldwide and offers a broad range of products, services and solutions to customers in 180 countries. Fujitsu responds to the modern digital world by co-creating with partners and customers cutting-edge digital technologies that transform the way we work and live, and contribute to solving global social challenges. For this purpose, Fujitsu not only invests in AI research, but it has also created an extensive ecosystem for the implementation and support of AI-projects.

In particular, Fujitsu has created in Europe dedicated Digital Transformation Micro-Enterprises with a multidisciplinary team of AI-specialists who cooperate with partners and customers.

Decisively Australia Pty Ltd.

Decisively was created to demystify complexity in regulated industries by removing the barriers between the complex rules that exist in legislation and regulation and the systems that people and organisations use to engage them. By making complex logic simpler, more accessible, and faster to update, we automate operational processes for these organisations.

Decisively can revolutionise the way complex justice and immigration rules connect with visa and travel permit applications in a transparent, explainable way.


Atos is a global leader in digital transformation. The Group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonisation services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space.

Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence.


AlmavivA Group is one of the major and longstanding players in IT services for the Italian Government and Public Administration, in fields including Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Defence or Cyber Security. It provides a broad vision of the technological innovation and digitalization process of Italy and pursues innovation by integrating and evolving complex legacy systems with emerging technologies.

45,000 employees (1,000 in Europe and 4,200 IT professionals) for a consolidate 891M€ revenues in 2020. Leader in the Italian Digital market, it has 66 offices in Italy, Brazil, USA, China, Colombia, Tunisia, Belgium, Romania, and Saudi Arabia.