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Dirk Meissner


Last update: 03.02.2024

IT Project Management, CISO, CISA, Workplace Architect

Graduation: Finance & Controlling
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: Chinese (Elementary) | German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional) | French (Full Professional)




2016                       TÜV-Süd                                              Datenschutzbeauftragter (DSB-TÜV)
2015                       ISACA                                                    Cyber Security Practitioner
2015                       ISACA                                                    Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
2015                       ISACA                                                    IT-Risk Practitioner
2014                       ISACA                                                    IT-Governance and Compliance Practitioner
2014                       BMW                                                     Security Manager Projects (SMP)
2011                       Verdasys Inc.                                     Digital Guardian Bootcamp
2007                       DAREV  / BMW                                  IT-Project Quality Management Trainer (ITPM)
1998                       IHK                                                         Ausbilderbescheinigung ITSE, IT-Systemkaufmann
1998                       RSA                                                        Certified RSA ACE Engineer
1997                       Cisco                                                      CCIE, CCNA, CCNP
1996                       Microsoft                                            MCT, MCSE, MCP
1993                       Technical College                             Certificate in Finance & Controlling

Project history

07/2019 - Present
Datenschutzbeauftragter / Data Protection Officer
Linkando GmbH (Internet and Information Technology, 10-50 employees)


  • is a new workplace solution
  • Data Protection Officer needed according to GDPR


  • Conduct Data Protection Audit
  • Counterpart for all user and customer requests regarding the Data Protection for


  • Data Protection Audit

01/2018 - 04/2019
Allianz Partners AIT Coordinator APAC Region
Allianz SE (Insurance, >10.000 employees)


  • Allianz Information Transition (AIT) projects are mandatory for all Allianz Entities worldwide.
  • Including DCC (Data Centre), AVC (Virtual Client), GM (Global Mail), AGN (Network), AGN Security Services


  • Responsible for the alignment of the different project pillars
  • Responsible for the overall project budged controlling
  • Responsible for the alignment between projects and local CIO´s for whole APAC region 
  • Responsible for the steering of the project execution


  • Successful rollout of AGN, AGN security services and GM in 2018
  • Rollouts for AVC and DCC in 2019

01/2016 - 12/2018
Allianz Virtual Client (AVC) Program Manager
Allianz SE (Insurance, >10.000 employees)


  • Allianz Virtual Client (AVC) is the mandatory Workplace solution for all Allianz OEs worldwide with 140K users.
  • Annual program budget approximate 20M Euro
  • Program started in 2013


  • Profit and Lost responsibility for AVC program
  • Align with Organization Entities (OEs) the rollout plan for AVC
  • Escalation counterpart for management of OE
  • Steer rollout preparation and rollout execution
  • Responsible for the AVC architecture team, package factory, Engineering department, Rollout team, PMO, Finance team with over 70 staff members (internals and externals)
  • Reporting to top management of Allianz SE


  • Customization of AVC solution to fit 24/7 operation model of Allianz Partners
  • Rollout of AVC to over 70K users in Europe and APAC till end of 2018

01/2016 - 12/2018
CISO / IT Sicherheitsbeauftragter BSI
ZfP Südwürttemberg (Public service, 5000-10.000 employees)


  • Zentrum für Psychatrie is a public healthcare organization with several thousand employees.
  • Need information security officer to define and implement information security concept.
  • Security concept based on BSI 100-x and ISO 27xxx
  • Setup and maintain ISMS


  • Create internal security organization for over 20 locations/business units in Germany
  • Define information security policy according to BSI and ISO standards and consult the management in all topics related to information security
  • Execute audits and follow-up audit findings


  • BSI 100-1/2 and ISO27xxx information security concept
  • IT-Emergency concept based on BSI 100-4
  • Handover of ISMS end of 2018 to successor

01/2015 - 12/2015
Senior Security Consultant
BMW AG (Automotive and vehicle construction, >10.000 employees)


  • BMW Group need new IT-Security blueprint for all SAP systems worldwide


  • Collect and align all IT-Security relevant requirements within BMW Group
  • Create a new SAP IT-Security concept as blueprint
  • Test new SAP IT-Security concept in production and define worldwide rollout plan


  • New SAP IT-Security concept created
  • Proof of concept with one productive SAP system in Munich
  • Create worldwide rollout plan and align with all relevant parties
  • Handover to Rollout Manager



Local Availability

Open to travel worldwide
Weltweit Einsetzbar, Wohnorte in Strasburg/Frankreich, München/Deutschland, Bangkok/Thailand, Shanghai/China
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