AUTHORS

Thomas Kahler
*Founder and editor of DPOblog
*Certified Data Protection Officer
*Lawyer specialised in IT law (Fachanwalt für IT-Recht)
*Working experience: ING Group, Deutsche Telekom, Accenture, Allianz Group, Dresdner Bank
*Prof. Simitis was supervising Thomas’ PhD at Goethe-University Frankfurt
*Publishing in German law journals
Dr. Katarina Barley
*Member of EU Parliament
*Former Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection – Germany
Prof. Winfried Bausback
*Member of the Parliament of Bavaria (Bayrischer Landtag)
*Former Minister of Justice of Bavaria
Lana Dachlauer-Baron
*Lawyer
*KPMG legal team
*Specialised in Data Protection
Dr. Alexander Golland 
*Lawyer
*PWC legal team
*Editor of journal “Datenschutz-Berater”
*Author in GDPR commentary “Taeger/Gabel”
Dr. Tobias Jacquemain, LL.M.
*Lawyer
*Research Assistant at the German Association for Data Protection and Data Security (GDD)
*Expert of the Landtag NRW on the adaptation of GDPR
*Winner of the GDD Science Award 2017
P.D. Dr. Matthias C. Kettemann, LL.M. (Harvard)
*I.a. head of the research program Regulatory Structures and the Emergence of Rules in Online Spaces at the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI)
Dr. Lukas Lezzi
*Lawyer educated at University of Zurich
*Worked as DPO of SIX Group
Jutta-Sonja Oberlin
*Manager at PWC Zurich
*Studied law at University of Zurich
Peter Schaar
*Chairman of the European Academy for Freedom of Information and Data Protection (EAID)
*Former German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (2003-2013)