Silvan Jongerius is the Managing Partner of TechGDPR (techgdpr.com), a boutique consultancy for Data Protection and Privacy in tech-centric environments, such as Blockchain, AI and IoT. He has been leading data protection and security efforts since 2012, spent over 12 years as senior technology lead, general management and innovation for large technology educators, and has been focussing on Blockchain-based projects over the past years. He holds certifications from the Columbia Business School in Digital Strategies for Business, from the IAPP as Certified Information Privacy Professional (Europe/GDPR) and is TÜV certified Data Protection Officer (Datenschutzbeauftragter). He is a regular speaker and educator about GDPR, blockchain, innovation and technology. He is also advising some innovative tech, and blockchain projects. Silvan is also the President and Founder of BerChain (berchain.com), a non-profit with the mission to connect and promote Berlin blockchain ecosystem.