Jiri Cerny manages Legal affairs in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. His primary focus is privacy and cybersecurity. He is an author of a number of articles regarding GDPR and Cybersecurity and he also frequently lectures on these topics. He co-authored GDPR legal commentary where his primary focus was legal aspects of GDPR in a cloud environment and he was also a member of Microsoft GDPR v-team in Europe.
Before joining Microsoft, Jiri Cerny was a head of ICT desk in the leading regional law firm and a Senior Legal Counsel for British Telecommunications where he was responsible for legal affairs in EMEA. His experience includes advising on some of the largest IT and telecommunication transactions in the CEE/EMEA region as well as many projects relating to data protection.
Jiri is a graduate of a law faculty in the Czech Republic and K.U.Leuven in Belgium.
Linkedin profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jiri-cerny-07b0948/