Our Team of GDPR Consultants and Technology Experts

While TechGDPR is a new organization, our GDPR consultants have extensive experience in data protection, security, and compliance projects. We have several highly recognized certifications in GDPR and have worked on projects with large corporations, startups, and NGOs.

In addition to our core team, we are building a network of advisors to support and advise our GDPR consultants in the most specialized cases.


Core team

Silvan Jongerius

CEO & Data Protection Consultant
Silvan Jongerius (CIPP/e, TÜV Datenschutzbeauftragter) is the CEO and Founder of TechGDPR and has led numerous data protection and security efforts in his previous roles as CTO and divisional CIO for multinational media educators. He is a frequent speaker, consultant, and educator in GDPR, blockchain, innovation and technology and has been involved in many (technology) startup projects as founder, advisor, or mentor. Silvan has over 13 years of senior leadership experience as country manager, managing director and CTO/CIO in corporate and startup environments and is a PRINCE2, NLP and ITIL v3 practitioner.

Liz Steininger

Partner & Data Security Consultant
Liz Steininger, Partner and Data Security Consultant at TechGDPR is also the CEO/Managing Director of Least Authority, a Berlin-based company supporting people’s right to privacy through security consulting and building secure solutions. Previously, she managed financing for Internet freedom projects at the Open Technology Fund. Liz has more than 16 years of experience as a Project Manager, Program Manager and Analyst on numerous tech development projects in both private companies and public organizations. She holds an M.S. in Management & Technology from Carlow University (2007) and B.S. in Digital Media from Drexel University (2001) in the U.S.A.

Dr. Tim Walters

GDPR Consultant, Writer & Speaker
Dr. Tim Walters, GDPR Consultant at TechGDPR, is also a principal strategist and the privacy lead at The Content Advisory, as well as a founding partner of Digital Clarity Group. Previously, he was a Senior Analyst and Advisor at Forrester Research, director of international marketing and strategy for FatWire Software, and a professor at New York University. Tim’s publications include: "The GDPR Launches a New Era For Customer Experience Management," "How to Survive and Thrive Under the GDPR: An Essential Guide For Marketers," and "The GDPR Challenge For Content Management." He has conducted executive-level advisories with firms such as 3M, Henkel, Allianz, Allstate Insurance, Scandic Hotels, Adobe, Sitecore, and OpenText.

Jan Christian Sahl

Data Protection Consultant, Attorney at law
Jan Christian Sahl, Data Protection Consultant and German qualified attorney at law is specialised in German and European data protection law. He previously worked as data protection officer (DPO) for BDI, the Federation of German Industries, where he also was responsible for the involvement of the German industry in the GDPR lawmaking process (2012-2016). He publishes regularly on the law of data and data protection and is a visiting lecturer for German and European data protection law at the Berlin School of Economics and Law.

Jesse Van Mouwerik

Client Relations Manager and Content Designer
Jesse Van Mouwerik, Client Relations Manager and Content Designer at TechGDPR, has been supporting New York, San Francisco, and Berlin-based startups and NGOs with their brand strategy and corporate identity for the last four years. He has bachelor’s degrees in International Relations, German Language, and Visual Art, as well as professional experience in Graphic/UX Design. Jesse has contributed to campaigns for 1. FC Union Berlin, worked on the launches of two Berlin-born brands for the German real estate market (Neon Wood & Tannhaus) and also leads workshops on visual problem solving for interdisciplinary teams.

Pierson Klein

Legal Intern
Pierson Klein, Legal Intern at TechGDPR, is majoring in Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought at Amherst College (2020) in the U.S.A. She focuses project-based work and extensive research. Additionally, Pierson writes articles, typically on the relationship between GDPR and blockchain, for the TechGDPR blog.




Our Advisors will be announced soon.

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