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Professional Services

Stefanie Wojak

Senior Privacy Counsel, First Privacy GmbH

Germany

Bio

Stefanie has studied European, Comparative Law and Transnational Law at the University of Bremen, Carl-von-Ossietzly University Oldenburg and Autonomous University in Barcelona. She focussed during her master studies on data protection and IT security law from a transnational perspective. Furthermore, she has also taken scientific training for Social Media Managers offered by the University of Applied Sciences Cologne. She is consulting corporate groups as a Senior Privacy Consultant in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and energy sector to foster their programs towards GDPR compliance.

Contribution to Legal Tech

Stefanie is focussing on developments in the ad technology environment including real time bidding processes, where the guidelines and laws are still a step beyond reality. Furthermore, she supports clients to build a bridge between data protection practises and “intelligent” technologies such as artificial intelligence which are implemented into websites, games and applications. The combination of new technologies and rather old legal structures are a part of her day-to-day practices. She is able to adapt legal frameworks into new developments and to foster a culture of privacy by design and by default for her clients. 

She is also training a new generation of data protection officers during her courses to obtain basic knowledge to work as in-house data protection officers for small and medium sized-companies in Germany.

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