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Joerg Thomas

Joerg Thomas

EU DPO, Huawei


Joerg is leading Huawei’s Data Protection Office as Director of DPO Office. FIP, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, UDISzert. He has a broad and deep experience in all aspects of Data Privacy/Data Protection, with 17 years of professional experience in the subject matter, including 15 years in a leadership role.  Before joining Huawei, he worked as Chief Privacy Officer for Avaya - a multinational telecom service provider with its HQ in the United States. At Avaya he created, established and led the global privacy program up to the application of Binding Corporate Rules. Prior to working at Avaya, he held positions as Head of Information Security and worked as a Security Consultant.