Bert Kondruss

About me

  • Year of manufacture 1965
  • Divorced (the marriage was good anyway 😃)
  • 1 child


Studied electrical engineering at the University of Stuttgart, graduated as Diplom-Ingenieur (graduate engineer)
Several semesters of business law at the Distance University of Hagen


Areas of work

  • Software development
  • Cyber security

Professional competencies

Strategic and operational management, software development, cybersecurity, information security, business continuity management

Personal competencies

Manager and Entrepreneur. Highly motivated, analytical, and enthusiastic personality with excellent leadership and communication skills. Solution and result oriented.

Special abilities

Structuring topics. Present complex issues in an understandable and logical manner.

My values

Honesty, integrity, responsibility, performance.

Publications and mentions

Information security / cyber security

Hannoversche Allgemeine: Forscher sagen Cyberattacken den Kampf an (Ralph Hübner, 11. November 2021) *
Lebensmittel Zeitung - the leading professional medium for the consumer goods industry in Germany: Major retailers targeted by cyber gangsters (Jörg Rode, November 2021, German) * - IT strategy for managers: Hackers paralyze the city of Witten (Martin Bayer, 22 October 2021, German) *
Computerwoche: Hackers paralyze the city of Witten (Martin Bayer, 21 October 2021, German) *
Computerwoche: Spectacular hacker attacks 2021 (4 October 2021, German)
Informatik Aktuell: Ransomware: Detect and stop attacks (Alexander Peters, September 2021, German) *
Benjamin Eidam: The Cyber Security Contingency Plan (2021, German) *
* = Reference to

Competitive Intelligence

CI-Handbuch: Resources for competitive intelligence
Britta Kalscheuer: Competitive Intelligence - Informationsgewinnung light (2014)
Johannes Deltl: Strategische Wettbewerbsbeobachtung, Springer Gabler (2011)
Nils Röder: Industriespionage - Risikofaktor Mensch Masterarbeit an der Hochschule Hannover, Fakultät IV – Abteilung Betriebswirtschaft (2011)
"Competitive Intelligence: Marktforschung, Spionage, nur ein Codewort- oder was?" in "info Sicherheit, Beiträge zu Fragen der Sicherheit in der Wirtschaft" 2/2007, Verband für Sicherheit in der Wirtschaft Niedersachsen e.V.
Klaus-Henning Glitza: Competitive Intelligence - notwendige Analysemethode oder Synonym für Spionage? (2007)
Wikipedia: Konkurencinė žvalgyba (Lithuanian)
Gerhard Gmall: CI - Competitive Intelligence, Vergleich bestehender CI-Software und Konzepterstellung für ein CI-Portal Diplomarbeit im Fachbereich Informationstechnologie, Fachhochschul-Studiengang Informationsberufe, Eisenstadt 2006

Military intelligence / military history

Sean M. Maloney: Emergency War Plan: The American Doomsday Machine, 1945-1960, University of Nebraska Press (2021)
Book: Manfred Lentz unter Mitwirkung von Siegfried Haase und Birgit Halle: "Die Russen als Nachbarn - Vom Leben in den Dörfern am Flugplatz Groß Dölln 1945-1994" (2020)
Franz Spur: Militärtransportflieger Dessau-Dresden, AeroLit-Verlag (2002)
Lutz Freundt: Rote Plätze - Russische Militärflugplätze Deutschland 1945-1994, AeroLit-Verlag (2007)

Events and talks

World Record night at the 9th International Speaker Slam, November 2021

Press release: "After stops in New York, Munich, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Vienna, the 9th international Speaker Slam came to the Scherer Studios in Mastershausen in Germany. Participants from 11 countries contested this top-class speaker competition under the eyes of a professional jury.
In a pre-round, 88 speakers from three continents qualified for the final, which took place on two stages and was streamed live worldwide. There, Bert Kondruss wowed the audience with a brilliant speech on the challenges of cybersecurity. His compelling performance was rewarded by the audience with a standing ovation. With this, he won the prestigious Excellence Award and, together with the other finalists, ensured that the night ended with a world record - because a Speaker Slam on two stages has never been seen before."

Bert Kondruss speaker competition 2021 Mastershausen
- Image: Dominik Pfau

Bert Kondruss Speaker Slam 2021 Mastershausen
- Image: Dominik Pfau

Seminar Competitive Intelligence

Competitive Intelligence, Verband für Sicherheit in der Wirtschaft Niedersachsen e.V.



Erfahrungen & Bewertungen zu Bert Kondruss


"Bert Kondruss has regularly and successfully advised and accompanied us in matters of digitalization and cyber security. His competent and authoritative manner was helpful to understand the issues well and helped us in our
our decisions very much. We are happy to recommend Bert Kondruss to others."
Management of the EHG Edelstahl Rohrherstellung GmbH


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