Sébastien Ziegler

2024 Privacy Symposium-Keynote Speaker

Sébastien Ziegler

Privacy Symposium Chair

President of the IoT Forum, and European Centre for Certification and Privacy  

Sébastien Ziegler serves as President of the IoT Forum, and IoT Lab, as well as Chair of the Europrivacy International Board of Experts. It serves as Rapporteur on Research and Emerging Technologies at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU/SG20) and Director General of Mandat International. He coordinated and/or took part in over 20 international research projects in the area of ICT, including Internet of Things, personal data protection, IPv6, 5G, and cybersecurity across various verticals.  

Sébastien has a PhD in Management with a specialization in Information Systems at the Faculty of Economy and Management of the University of Geneva. He graduated in International Relations at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, followed by a Master in Environment, a MBA in international administration (HEC Geneva), and complementary executive courses at Harvard Business School in Boston, Stanford University, UC Berkeley and EPFL. He is also a qualified expert in data protection accredited for Europrivacy, EuroPriSe and ISO 27001 certifications. Sébastien founded several foundations, SMEs and organizations.