Josef Nelissen was appointed as CISO in July 2003 after joining the global Information Security Team in 2001. As CISO, he is responsible for the Information Security Strategy, Policy and Governance, Measurement and Benchmarking. Josef joined ABB in 1998 as Scientist in Corporate Research, working on Software Development and Software Process Improvement.
Prior to ABB, Josef worked 3 years as Software Developer for iXOS Software (now part of Open Text). He holds a Master and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from RWTH Aachen.