Dr Thomas Kahler


Founder and editor of
DPO at state-owned company; Certified Data Protection Officer; Lawyer specialised in IT law (Fachanwalt für IT-Recht); has been working with: ING Group, Deutsche Telekom, Accenture, Allianz Group, Dresdner Bank; Philipps-University Marburg; PhD at Goethe-University Frankfurt supervised by Prof Simitis



Dr Katarina Barley


Vice President of European Parliament, former Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection in Germany

Prof. Winfried Bausback 


Member of the Parliament of Bavaria (Bayrischer Landtag) and former Minister of Justice of Bavaria, München (Germany)


Kristin Benedikt

Judge, Administrative Court, Regensburg (Germany)


Aline Blankertz

Data Economist + Platform Economy/Digtal Policy/Competition/ Wikimedia Deutschland e. V, Berlin (Germany)


Bettina Blawert

SPIRIT LEGAL Fuhrmann Hense Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten, Leipzig (Germany)

 Brechtel, Sandra 


Lawyer, FPS, Frankfurt a.M. (Germany)

 Vincenzo Diego Cutugno 


Lawyer – Data Protection Officer, Carone & Partner Feder Privacy; Provincia di Milano, Lombardei (Italy)

 Lana Dachlauer-Baron


Lawyer, KPMG legal team, Specialised in Data Protection, Nürnberg (Germany)

 Christina Etteldorf


Institut of European Media Law, Saarbrücken (Germany)

Prof. Dr. Alexander Golland


Professor law of economics and digitization | data protection law | Speaker | Author
University of Applied Sciences Aachen (Germany)

 Roman Haller


Legal Intern, Knyrim Trieb Rechtsanwälte, Vienna (Austria)

Peter Hense, Attorney-at-law and Partner at SPIRIT LEGAL, Rechtsanwälte in Leipzig (Germany)
 Matthias Horn 


Lawyer for Data Law at Axel Springer SE, Berlin (Germany)

Dr Tobias Jacquemain, LL.M.


Member of the board of Gesellschaft für Datenschutz und Datensicherheit e.V. (GDD), Bonn (Germany)

Prof. Ulrich Kelber


German Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Bonn (Germany)

 Else Khoury 


Privacy Officer, City Of Hamilton Public Health. Privacy Consultant, Author, Instructor (Canada)

Prof. Dr. Matthias C. Kettemann, LL.M. (Harvard)


Head of the research programme “Regulatory Structures and the Emergence of Rules in Online Spaces” at the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut, Hamburg (Germany)

 Antonia Kühberger 


Legal Intern at Knyrim Trieb Rechtsanwälte, Vienna (Austria), and Data Protection Support at Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company.

 Sarah Kunz von Hoyningen-Huene 


Public Prosecutor, Frauenfeld (Switzerland)

Dr. Lukas Lezzi


Attorney-at-law at Meyerlustenberger Lachental Ltd. (MLL.) – Switzerland, educated at University of Zurich, worked as DPO of SIX Group.

Iheanyi Samuel Nwankwo, LL. M.


Researcher at the Institute for Legal Informatics, Leibniz Universität Hannover, (Germany)

 Klaus Meffert 


Digital Data Protection: Data Protection Consulting in Technology and Law; Website-Check for free, Frankfurt a.M. (Germany)

 Tea Mustać 


Research Associate at Spirit Legal Rechtsanwälte, Leipzig (Germany)

Jutta-Sonja Oberlin
Manager at PWC Zurich in the area of Regulatory Compliance and Cyber Security, IAPP Young Privacy Professional Lead Switzerland and studied Law in Switzerland.
Dr Jan Peter Ohrtmann


Partner (IP, IT, Commercial) at PWC Legal, Düsseldorf (Germany)

 Jonas Puchelt 


Attorney, Certified Specialist in IT Law,
Certified Data Protection Officer (CDPO), FPS, Frankfurt a.M. (Germany)

 Behrang Raji 


Legal Counsel Data Protection, Eppendorf SE, Hamburg (Germany)

Foto Daniela Klemencic Andreas Rohner 


Legal and Policy Officer, Austrian Data Protection Authority, Wien (Austria)

Quelle: 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), Berlin (Germany)
Barbara Schmitz
Legal Counsel, Data Protection and IT-Law, Südwestdeutsche Medienholding GmbH, München (Germany)
Xavier Seguí López
Lawyer specialized in IT & IP | Data Protection | LSSI | Cybersecurity | Compliance | AI; BACARIA, Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain)
Michael Shapiro


Privacy and Technology Attorney | CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM, PayPal, Greater Philadelphia (USA)

Takaya Terakawa 


Privacy & Security Professional (CIPP/E, CIPM) (ISMS), Book author, Head of Country for The Cybersafety Group (Japan)

Fotostudio Huger

Dr Gerald Trieb, Partner at Knyrim Trieb Rechtsanwälte, Wien (Austria)   Aprajita Tyagi

Commercial Counsel at Elastic| CIPP-US| UC Berkeley (Dean’s list)| ABG| Prudential, (USA)

Toshihiro Wada,

Lawyer, specialised in corporate law, business law and data protection law.

Graduate of the Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo (M.A) (Japan) and University Münster (Germany)