Florian Thoma is Accenture’s Senior Director, Data Privacy. In this role - and leading the global data privacy team - he has responsibility to govern and oversee global data privacy compliance as well as provide opportunities support to the business, with a focus on Digital, Analytics, Internet of Things and Big Data. Florian also works closely with Accenture’s Government Relations team.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 358,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries helping them become high-performance businesses.
A frequent speaker and author, Florian also works regularly with the IAPP – where he served on the Board of Directors from 2010-2014 and on the European Advisory Board – and other organizations including Bitkom, Germany’s IT, Telco and New Media Association.
Before joining Accenture, Florian was long term Siemens Chief Data Protection Officer with responsibility for global data protection strategy, governance and operations.
Florian graduated in Law at Regensburg University in 1994.