Peter Fleischer works as Google’s Global Privacy Counsel. His job is to ensure that Google protects its users’ privacy, meets all privacy legal obligations, and helps to raise the bar in terms of privacy protection on the Internet. Peter is particularly committed to engaging with privacy stakeholders, advocates and regulators to ensure that Google is responsive to their privacy expectations. He works closely with public policy makers around the world to help update data protection concepts for the Information Age.
Peter has over 20 years’ experience in the field of data protection, including his prior position as Microsoft’s privacy lead for Europe and Director of Regulatory Affairs. Peter was educated in the US (Harvard College and Harvard Law School) and in Germany (LMU- Munich), and has worked for the last decade in Paris. He is also a high school drop-out.