Stefan Weiss Head Compliance Group Functions Legal & Compliance

Stefan Weiss is the Global Data Protection Officer of Swiss Re since November 2011 and is based in Zurich/Switzerland.

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Previously, he worked in the field of enterprise risk management and security and privacy advisory for the audit and consulting firms KPMG and Deloitte and with smaller security expert firms such as @stake and Defcom Security. Mr. Weiss has received his PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) from the Goethe University, Frankfurt/Germany in 2009 and has written his dissertation on enhancing privacy in social network applications.

He is still a research fellow on data protection at the Goethe University in Frankfurt. Furthermore, he received his business degrees (BBA & MBA) from The George Washington University, Washington D.C./USA and he is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and IAPP Member since 2007. Mr. 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.).