Stefan Weiss, CIPP/US

Global Data Protection Officer
Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd.

Dr. Stefan Weiss is the global data protection officer of Swiss Re since 2011 and is based in Zurich, Switzerland. Previously, he worked in the field of enterprise risk management and security and privacy advisory for the audit and consulting firms KPMG and Deloitte. Weiss has received his PhD from the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, in 2009, and has written his dissertation on enhancing privacy in social network applications. Furthermore, he received his business degrees (BBA and MBA) from the George Washington University in Washington DC, U.S., and he is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and IAPP member since 2007. Weiss is actively involved in a number of activities to enhance data protection such as having been the project editor of the first international privacy standard ISO/IEC 29100 – Privacy Framework and being the speaker for the working group on privacy enhancing technologies in the German ‘Gesellschaft für Informatik‘ (GI e.V.).