Silvan Jongerius is the Managing Partner of TechGDPR (techgdpr.com), a boutique consultancy for Data Protection and Privacy in tech-centric environments, such as Blockchain, AI and IoT. He has led data protection and security efforts since 2012, has spent over 12 years in senior technology leadership, general management and innovation for large technology educators, and has focussed on Blockchain projects during the last years. He holds certifications from the Columbia Business School in Digital Strategies for Business, the IAPP as Certified Information Privacy Professional (Europe/GDPR) and is TÜV certified Data Protection Officer (Datenschutzbeauftragter). He is a regular speaker and educator in GDPR, blockchain, innovation and technology and is mentor or advisor for a number of technology, innovation and blockchain projects. Silvan is also the President and Founder of BerChain (berchain.com), a non-profit with the mission to connect and promote the blockchain ecosystem of Berlin.