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In-house & Business

Petra Kovacsics

Head of Legal & Privacy, Tresorit

Hungary

Bio

Petra is a legal counsel specialized in data and technology law, including data protection, cloud computing and IP protection. She is currently the Head of Legal & Privacy at Tresorit. At Tresorit, she works together with engineers and product managers to ensure the legal compliance of the company and its customers. Before joining Tresorit, Petra worked at a “Magic Circle” law firm for more than five years. Petra is an alumnus of the Law Faculty of ELTE, Budapest and holds an LLM degree in “International Business Law” from the Central European University.

Contribution to Legal Tech

Tresorit is an end-to-end encryption cloud collaboration tool, having more than 20,000 business customers around the globe, and millions of registered users. Tresorit is a Swiss-Hungarian startup, with 120 employees in Switzerland, Germany and Hungary.

Petra joined Tresorit as their first inhouse Data protection and technology in 2018. She managed their projects of GDPR compliance, and later overall compliance of our full product portfolio. She worked closely with the engineering and product teams, as well as other supported teams to improve the shape of Tresorit’s practices and processes.

She participated in in the design phase of their new products and new features. Petra also has experience with documenting dataflows, consulting with architects if changes are required, and creating internal and customer facing policies and contracts. She works in a complex international setup: customers from Brazil, through Germany to Hong-Kong, who have compliance related questions and requests.

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