TU Darmstadt (DE)
Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi is a professor of Computer Science, head of the System Security Lab and since 2012 speaker of the Intel Collaborative Research Institute at the TU Darmstadt, Germany. Prior to academia, he worked in R&D of Telecommunications enterprises. He has been continuously contributing to security and privacy research. For his influential research on Trusted and Trustworthy Computing he received the renowned German “Karl Heinz Beckurts” award. In 2018 Prof. Sadeghi received the ACM SIGSAC Outstanding Contributions Award. He is a member of the program committee for conferences in the area of Information Security and Privacy, and currently on the editorial boards of several publications.
University of Würzburg
Dr. Patrick Breyer is a member of the European Parliament of the Pirate Party Germany and the European Pirate Party since 2019. From May 2012 to June 2019, the lawyer and judge was a member of the Pirate Party in the Schleswig-Holstein state parliament. As a digital freedom fighter, he is committed to defending human rights in the age of the digital revolution in the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs and the Legal Affairs Committee. His political work is committed to facilitate freedom and self-determination for all people in a world without mass surveillance.
Robert Riemann holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Physics from the University of Berlin. In 2017, he received the degree of a doctor in computer science from the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Lyon for his research on the subject of distributed communication systems for e.g. online voting. Since then, he works at the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) in Brussels in the IT Policy unit. He covers mainly web technologies and P2P and follows up on recent technological developments.