CTO of Abbey Road Institute, former CIO and UK MD of SAE Institute, Startup founder, Innovator. I've built businesses, education locations and led growth in the private media education space.
I have been part of the key team setting up education locations in many jurisdictions throughout Europe, including location scouting, building, outfit, team building and promotion of the educational offer. I know my way around many legal systems and can advice on set up in most european regions.
I've set up full educational technology systems, proprietary, open source or combinations. From student administration to learning management. I've led technology teams doing software development in this field.
I've worked on different Data Protection programmes and have the key insights to consult you on the right balance between technological, operational and legal measures to take to become compliant to Data Protection Regulation. In particular familiar with Data Protection in Germany (Datenschutzgesetz, BDSG) and European Data Privacy law (GDPR) to be introduced soon. I have performed Data Protection Officer (DPO) duties.