Sponsors 2020




Microsoft is the productivity and platform company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world. Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to do more and achieve more. Since the company was founded in 1975, we have worked to achieve this mission by creating technology that transforms the way people work, play, and communicate. We develop and market software, services, hardware, and solutions that deliver new opportunities, greater productivity, and enhanced value to people’s lives. Microsoft lights up digital work and digital life experiences in the most personal, intelligent, open and empowering ways. We do business throughout the world and have offices in more than 100 countries, including each of the EU28 countries.




Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. Since opening in 2001, the Frankfurt office has developed deep experience in some of Debevoise’s core practice areas, including M&A, private equity, finance, antitrust, corporate governance, investigations and international disputes. Market wise and skilled in German and European law, the Frankfurt office is an integral part of a closely coordinated global practice that includes colleagues in London, Paris, Moscow, the U.S. and Asia.
The Frankfurt team advises leading German and international industrial and commercial companies, private equity funds and portfolio companies, banks and insurance companies. It is led by senior lawyers with long-standing experience in the market and across jurisdictions, including Germany, Austria and other European countries as well as the U.S. Many of Debevoise’s Frankfurt lawyers are also qualified to practice in the U.S.



Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connect with information. Google’s innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top Internet property and its brand one of the most recognized in the world.
With Google Cloud, companies are building on the forward-looking infrastructure that Google itself uses. Thousands of miles of fiber optic cables make Google’s network the largest and most advanced in the world. The Google Cloud delivers fast, scalable and reliable performance. Leading the way in data analysis and processing, the Google Cloud offers much more than just data access. Using simple tools for speech, image and text recognition, each company can develop its own machine learning and AI solutions that are adapted to its own business model.



Bird & Bird is an international law firm with over 1,300 lawyers in 29 offices in Europe, the Middle East, the Asia-Pacific region and North Amerika, with a focus on legal issues and industry sectors where technology, regulation and intellectual property have a significant impact. With over 300 lawyers, specializing on tech & comms, we are among the most recognised market leaders in this area. By the Who’s Who Legal Directory, we have been ranked worldwide as the law firm with the highest number of highly recommended lawyers in the fields of Data, TMT respectively E-commerce and Data Protection for seven years in a row.

Bird & Bird LLP
Carl-Theodor-Strasse 6 | 40213 Düsseldorf

OneTrust is the #1 most widely used privacy, security and trust platform used by more than 5,000 companies to comply with the CCPA, GDPR, ISO27001 and hundreds of the world’s privacy and security laws. OneTrust’s primary offerings include OneTrust Privacy Management Software, OneTrust PreferenceChoice™ consent and preference management software, OneTrust Vendorpedia™ third-party risk management software and vendor risk exchange and OneTrust GRC integrated risk management software.

OneTrust is co-headquartered in Atlanta and in London, and has additional offices in Bangalore, San Francisco, Melbourne, New York, São Paulo, Munich, Hong Kong and Bangkok. Our fast-growing team surpasses 1,500 employees worldwide.


Smart Global Privacy enables organizations to:

  • Start or resume and accelerate and sustain compliance through the SaaS Smart Global Compliance solution, pre-configured for 700 industries and expandable to the extraterritorial privacy regulations of GDPR (leading countries of the G20)
  • Increase awareness of GDPR for their teams in e-learning via the Smart Academy
  • Implement the compliance action plan via partners on the Smart Marketplace
  • Deploy a software prevention plan on each employee’s workstation

Smart Global Privacy is present in 11 countries and is available in 7 languages.



Iris Cassens-Wolf
Head of Sales Events
Phone: +49 (0)2 11/8874-36 63