about me (English)

Stéphane Koch [From the Google view] & [ stephanekoch.tel]
Trainer & Consultant in the Information & Communications Technologies ( ICT )

Communication  & digital strategy advisor
Online reputation & social media and networks management
Vice-President of the Board of Directors of High-Tech Bridge SA (Ethical Hacking)

The heart of my business is information, it focuses on three areas: The human, the communication and the information technologies

Consulting and coaching:

  • Internet strategy consulting and online presence building
  • Personal Branding
  • Social Media integration and management
  • Social Media Strategy
  • Social Media Policy development and integration
  • Social Engineering prevention
  • Prevention and management of the human risk of Social Media use
  • Social Media Crisis preparedness and management
  • Community management strategy
  • Information Security and Social Media management for CEO
  • Information Monitoring & Market Research
  • Information Retrieval Services
  • Online Reputation Management
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Due Diligence & CV check
  • Information Security Coaching and training in ICT.

[About me]

"Connecting dots between human and Technology"

At the benefit of a Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Economic Crime Investigations , and a degree of Specialist in Public Relations (ISRP), I also holds the position of Vice-President of the High-Tech Bridge SA (a company specialized in Ethical Hacking). He’s also member of the scientific board of the Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) on Strategic Monitoring and Competitive Intelligence at the Geneva High School of Management. Specializes in the professional use of Social Media and Digital Strategy, online reputation management, information security and managing human risk. He also intervenes in cases related to Cyber-Bullying problem, Brand protection on the Internet, and in other cases related with cybercriminality.

Stephane Koch is also a trainer and expert for the Institute of Economic Crime Investigation Institute (ILCE ), the Swiss Institute of Public Relations (ISRP), the SAWI, the training center for journalism and the media (CFJM). He’s lecturer and speaker for various University and High Schools. Hes has been a  visiting lecturer at ther Ecole de Guerre Economique (School of Economic Warfare) de Paris. He trains Public Relations professionals, such as PR officers and PR specialists in the fields of information technology issues management and information perception management.

Stéphane Koch is Involved since 1994 in projects related to Information Society, he has acquired a strong experience in ICT fields. Speaker, lecturer, and conferences organizer, he also took part in many studies and projects in relation with ICT’s throughout Europe.

Stephane Koch, is one of the Senior Online Security advisor for Reporters Without Borders since 2003, he has leaded this series of workshops on information security. Koch has taught in many schools in Europe (including the School of Economic War in Paris and the Journalism School in Lausanne, Switzerland). Koch also serves as a consultant on online social networking, media strategy and information security

In collaboration with Reporters Without Borders, he has given information security workshops for journalists at the Medill School of Journalism, the National Press Club and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and as well as internationally in the Middle East and South East Asia for local journalists

The heart of my business is information, it focuses on three areas: The human, the communication and the information technologies

Involvement:

Boards

  • Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors   of HighTech Bridge (which provides companies, international organizations and governmental agencies with edge-cutting information security services).

Associations (Actual Board member):

  • Board Member of the Reporters Without Borders, Swiss Chapter (RSF CH | www-rsf-ch.ch).
  • Board Member of the SCIA RomandeSwiss Competitive Intelligence Association (SCIA)

Associations (just member):

  • Internet Society
  • Geneva Press Club

Collaborations:

  • Contributor to the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW | www.satw.ch)
  • Contributor to the Centre for Technology Assessment (TA-SWISS | www.ta-swiss.ch)

Associations (Ex-Board member):

  • Board Member of the Swiss-French Publics Relations Association, SRRP 
  • Ex-President of the Internet Society Geneva de (2001-2009)
  • Ex-Board Member of the Geneva Security Forum (2000-2007)
  • Infosurance (Foundation's Ex-Consultative Board Member| env. 2001-2005)
  • Swiss Security Exchange (Think tank | 2003-2006)