Jörn Wittmann is the managing director of the German based non-profit association Selbstregulierung Informationswirtschaft (SRIW) and its Belgian subsidiary SCOPE Europe. He is a lawyer and a certified data protection officer. Prior to his work at SRIW, he was researcher for Prof. Dr. Gerald Spindler at the University of Göttingen, especially in the field of IT and multimedia law. In addition, he has also advised various private and political projects on legal issues in the area of IT security, data protection, protection of minors and copyright law. He is married and has one child.