Keynote Speaker - Axel Petri

Axel Petri

SVP Group Security Governance
Deutsche Telekom AG, Germany

Axel Petri (german qualified lawyer) is Senior Vice President Group Security Governance at Deutsche Telekom AG. As Group Security Coordinator he is responsible for assuring the holistic and groupwide security approach. This contains strategy, regulations and control in all security domains as well as steering the groupwide cooperation of all security departments. He is also in charge for Information Protection and Economic Security as well as Investigations and Prevention. As Security Commissioner he is responsible for the fulfillment of the legal obligations in the field of Public Safety including strategy and steering of Lawful Interception and Data Provision in Germany.

Axel is reporting directly to Dr. Thomas Kremer, Board Member Deutsche Telekom AG for Data Privacy, Legal Affairs and Compliance. He is co-author of the „Rechts-Handbuch zum E-Commerce“ (Legal Compendium on E-Commerce) and author of further publications regarding Internet-/Media Law as well as Security. He is visiting lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt.

Since 07/2014SVP Group Security Governance at Deutsche Telekom AG
2010-2014SVP Group Security Policy and Public Safety at Deutsche Telekom AG
2008-2010Deputy Head of Board Member Support Data Privacy, Legal Affairs and Compliance at Deutsche Telekom AG
2008Senior Legal Counsel, Group Legal Department, Deutsche Telekom AG
2004-2008Head of Human Resources and Legal Department, CAP Customer Advantage Program GmbH (operator of customer loyalty program “HappyDigits”)
1999-2004(Senior) Legal Counsel, Legal Department, Deutsche Telekom AG
1999German qualified lawyer (admitted to the bar) at Internet/Media Law Firm
1997-1999Legal Clerkship focussed on Broadcasting-, Internet and Telecommunications Law (e.g. Legal Department Deutsche Telekom AG)
1996-1997Military Service with Legal Advisor / Judge Advocat General
10/1991-1996Law studies, University of Cologne