Ernst O. Wilhelm


For many years, Ernst O. Wilhelm has been dealing with technical and legal issues in the area of software development, IT management and data protection.

He is a member of the German Chapter of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) as well as of the German Informatics Society (GI) where he is active, among other things, in the Presidium Working Group »Data Protection and IT Security«. Also, he is a member of the German Society for Law and Information Technology (DGRI) as well as of the German Association for Data Protection and Data Security (GDD) and holds a GDD certification in privacy management (GDDcert).

As a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), he is also active in the International Training Faculty, the Training Advisory Board and the European Advisory Board. He is also holder of the CIPM, CIPP / E and CIPT certificates of the IAPP.

Finally, he is an honorary member and a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Italian Data Protection Association (ASSO DPO). Today he works as Chief Privacy Officer of GFT Technologies SE and is responsible for the global data protection program of the company.