Falk Böhm is an experienced in-house privacy and data protection practitioner and approaches privacy compliance from a management framework angle. Before joining adidas, Falk has been working for 8 years in the telecoms industry holding positions as a privacy counsel as well as managing teams of privacy experts. Among his focus on data protection law, he advised in the area of cyber security legislation and regulation.
Falk studied law at universities of Jena, Leipzig & Speyer with a focus on public and regulatory law. Throughout his legal clerkship he gained experience at a law firm in Beijing as well as in the legal department of a major public broadcaster. Furthermore, Falk was interning in the chambers of a magistrate judge in Dallas, TX. While starting his career in private practice at a global firm in Munich and advising clients in public and regulatory law, Falk acquired a legal doctor in public law. He holds a CIPP/E and a CIPM certification, and since 2019 Falk chairs the Data Protection Working Group at Bitkom.