Jörn Erbguth is a consultant on blockchain, smart contracts and data protection. He holds majors in computer science and law. Jörn is currently researching governance of blockchains and smart contracts at the University of Geneva. He also lectures at the Geneva School of Diplomacy and the University of Geneva. He is a member of the Focus Group on DLT at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and a board member of the EDV-Gerichtstag and entscheidsuche.ch. In 2018 he contributed to the EU Blockchain Observatory’s paper “Blockchain and the GDPR”. Jörn started his career as a developer, worked as a product manager, a project manager and a department leader. He later served as CTO for the leading Swiss legal information system, Swisslex AG.