Arthur van der Wees
Arthur van der Wees, LLM studied and obtained his doctorate degree in computer, privacy, IPR, banking and business law at Leiden University. He is founder and managing director of Arthur’s Legal, an international law firm with its headquarters in Amsterdam and offices in Brussel, Barcelona, New York and Seoul. Arthur is standardization expert, entrepreneur, strategist and frequent speaker worldwide and has in-depth experience and is well-connected in the world of technology, data, accountability & global business. He is rapporteur for the European Commission on data portability and switching providers. Arthur is founding member of the Commission’s Alliance for IoT Innovation (AIOTI), where he is leader of both the Security in IoT and the Privacy in IoT taskforce, and co-chair of the AIOTI Policy WG. He is (co-)author of many publications about smart, IoT, Security and Cloud, including the IERC Handbooks 2016 (Strategic & Legal Challenges in IoT) and 2017 (Security & Privacy), the Dutch National Smart Cities Strategy, and European Commission’s Cloud SLA Standardisation. Amongst others, he is co-founder of the Institute for Accountability and Internet Democracy, and iLabs Zapplied Institute that offers dynamic security & data management certification of APIs, IoT and systems.