Speaker details

IBA Annual Conference Miami 2022

30 Oct - 4 Nov 2022

Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, USA

Speaker information

Matthias Orthwein


Dr. Orthwein was admitted to the bar in 2003 and became a partner at SKW Schwarz in 2011. He received his Master of Laws (LL.M.) in American Law from Boston University (USA) in 2000 and his doctorate from the Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University in Muenster in 2003 with a topic in telecommunications law. He advises his clients in all areas of IT law, in particular cloud and software contract law using new agile software developing and contract methods, the commercial use of data and artificial intelligence (AI) as well as digital transformation projects. Together with his clients, he develops and brings to live new digital platforms and business models. He is an experienced expert in national and international data protection law issues in particular with regard to the use of cloud services. Legal 500 Germany has listed him as a " Highly recommended lawyer for information technology and outsourcing" for years and according to Handelsblatt/Best Lawyers as well as Wirtschaftswoche, he is one of "Germany's Best Lawyers 2022" in the field of IT law and data protection. Who's Who Legal: Data 2022 lists him as one of the world's leading lawyers and as Thought Leader for data privacy & protection and information technology. Dr. Orthwein is a lecturer for IT and data protection law at Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences. Dr. Orthwein is member of the German Society for Law and Informatics, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the German Outsourcing Association and the German-American Lawyers Association. He is Senior Vice Chairman of the Technology Law Committee of the International Bar Association.