Speaker profile


  • Dr Claus-Dieter Ulmer
    Senior Vice President, Global Data Privacy Officer
    Deutsche Telekom



Dr. Ulmer studied law in Germany with practical studies in Haifa, Israel. He made his doctor of laws in 1994. From 1993 to 1999 he worked for a law firm in Stuttgart, Germany, focused on Corporate Law, M&A and Labor Law. From 1999 to 2002 Dr. Ulmer was legal adviser with international responsibility at debis Systemhaus GmbH, a DaimlerChrysler subsidiary, before he changed to the function of the Data Protection / Privacy Officer for the whole debis Systemhaus Group. From August 2001 to June 2002 he led the Data Protection/Privacy organization of T-Systems International Group, a Division of the Deutsche Telekom Group. Since July 2002 he is Chief Privacy Officer with Deutsche Telekom Group and responsible for the worldwide Data Protection / Privacy policy. In January 2007 the central business unit “Group Privacy” with 70 Data Protection experts was formed which he is leading.

Dr. Ulmer has made many publications in national and international specialized press and published “The Data-Protection-Handbook Telecommunication”. He has been also speaker at several national and international conventions. Dr. Ulmer is lecturer for the Data Protection and IT-Security Academy in Ulm, Germany, which is a training institute for Data Protection and Privacy Officers.

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