When

25 September: Kick-off evening event
26 September: Conference day

Where

Mélia Paris La Défense
3 Boulevard de Neuilly
92400 Paris, France

Top themes

 

“Blockchain Applications for the In-House Profession”

“The Digital Future of the In-house Counsel”

“Artificial Intelligence for Corporate Lawyers”

“Data Privacy: GDPR and beyond”

25 – 26 September 2019
Paris, France

Welcome to the third stop of our Legal Disruption Roadshow 2019, bringing together industry-leading legal technology experts with companies offering innovative solutions and experienced corporate lawyers from businesses of all sizes. Tailored for company lawyers, with the discussion themes carefully selected to reflect what in-house counsel are most interested in, Legal Disruption is a must-attend event for corporate counsel wishing to learn more about modern-age solutions and approaches in the legal departments.

25 – 26 September 2019
Paris, France

Welcome to the third stop of our Legal Disruption Roadshow 2019, bringing together industry-leading legal technology experts with companies offering innovative solutions and experienced corporate lawyers from businesses of all sizes. Tailored for company lawyers, with the discussion themes carefully selected to reflect what in-house counsel are most interested in, Legal Disruption is a must-attend event for corporate counsel wishing to learn more about modern-age solutions and approaches in the legal departments.

Event Agenda

Wednesday, 25 September 2019:

18:00 Arrival & Drinks Reception

19:00 Welcome Speeches – AFJE: celebrating 50 years in service of the juristes d’entreprise

Jonathan Marsh, President of ECLA and Vice-President of AFJE, International General Counsel, Total Marketing Services

Marc Mossé, President of AFJE and ECLA Representative, Senior Director Government Affairs, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Europe

 

19:15 Opening Keynote – AI and the future of business

Daniel Hulme, CEO, Satalia

Afterwards Discussions/Q&A

20:15 Get-together with Flying Dinner

Thursday, 26 September 2019:

09:00 Welcome –

ECLA President Jonathan Marsh, AFJE Vice President, International General Counsel, Total Marketing Services

 

09:00 – 09:35 Building a Global Privacy Program for CCPA, GDPR, LGPD and the World’s Privacy Laws  Quentin Roulier, Privacy Solutions Consultant, OneTrust – Download

09:35 – 10:45 Breakout sessions 

Keeping up with GDPR

Room “Miró 1+2”

 

1. The Internet of Things and its data privacy implications in the era of GDPR Cristina GuttusoGeneral Counsel Business & Legal Affairs, Sigfox – Download

2. Few hints on the territorial scope of GDPR  Salvatore Modesto, Lawyer, Data Protection Specialist, Intesa San Paolo S.p.A  – Download

Debating Artificial Intelligence  

Room “Miró 3”

 

1. Regulation of AI: between excessive concern and watchful prudence –  Anca Plovie, Lead Counsel Telecommunications and Digital Economy, Nokia 

2. Trusting legal tasks to Artificial Intelligence – Massimo Scaravonati, Legal Managing Counsel, Oracle – Download

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 11:50 Legal departments: organisation and digitalisation – Muriel Féraud-Courtin, Associate Lawyer, Cécile Debin, Associate Lawyer, Deloitte – Taj – Download

11:50 – 13:00 Breakout sessions 

Current Challenges of Digital Privacy  

Room “Miró 1+2”

 

1. Data rights and intellectual property questions in digital contracts – Elena Marouga, Senior Legal Counsel for Digital Solutions, GE Grid Solutions  – Download

2. Balancing privacy concerns with opportunities offered by blockchain technology  Maria Teresa Zucchelli, Head of Legal Department, Consulcesi Group 

AI Solutions for Legal Departments 

Room “Miró 3”

 

1.AI In-House: How Natural Language Processing can help corporate legal departments – Mauro Mastropasqua, Legal Affairs & Strategic Projects Senior Counsel, Nexi – Download

2. Digital applications of Cloud Computing in corporate legal services Alida Zentai, ICT and IP Lawyer, Huawei Technologies Italia

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00 – 14:35 Case and document management systems for in-house legal departments – Hans Van HegheYves Lefere, Commercial Director, Managing Director, Knowliah 

14:35 – 15:45 Breakout sessions 

In-house Lawyer 2.0  

Room “Miró 1+2”

 

1. Company Lawyers in the era of digital transformation: the skills you need to be future-ready – Christophe Roquilly, PhD, Dean for Faculty and Research, EDHEC Business School – Download

2. Tackling the Legal Capability Gap in the digital age – Holly Roper, Digital Legal Counsel, Bombardier 

The Legal Departments of Today and Tomorrow  

Room “Miró 3”

 

1. Digitalisation of legal departments : take up the challenge – Marie-Agnès Boile, IP & Digital Legal Counsel, Alstom – Download

2. Innovation and Technology: the opportunities and challenges for the legal profession  –  Dr Kion Ahadi, Director of Futures and Insight, The Law Society – Download

15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break

16:15 – 17:30 Practical applications of blockchain for the modern legal department 

1. The rise of blockchain: path to the future or simple fad? – Atik Ahmed, Head of Legal, TradeIX – Download

2. Cryptocurrencies: between privacy benefits and regulatory concerns  Rieke Smakman, Legal Counsel Finance and Technology

3. Blockchain in the media sector: use cases and copyright issues – Gianluca Campus, Senior Legal Counsel Technology & IP, Sky Italia 

 

17:30 Closing remarks

Speakers:

Marc MOSSE

Marc Mossé

Senior Director Government Affairs, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Europe

Cristina Guttuso

Cristina Guttuso

General Counsel Business & Legal Affairs, Sigfox

Christophe Roquilly

Christophe Roquilly

Dean for Faculty and Research, EDHEC Business School 

Daniel Hulme II

Daniel Hulme

CEO, Satalia

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Jonathan Marsh

VP, International General Counsel, Total SA

Holly Roper

Holly Roper

Digital Legal Counsel, Bombardier 

Elena Marouga

Elena Marouga

Senior Legal Counsel for Digital Solutions, GE Grid Solutions

Atik Ahmed

Atik Ahmed

Head of Legal, TradeIX

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Quentin Roulier

Privacy Solutions Consultant, OneTrust

Alida Zentai

Alida Zentai

ICT and IP Counsel, Huawei Technologies Italia Srl

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Cécile Debin

Associate Lawyer, Deloitte – Taj 

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Muriel Féraud-Courtin

Associate Lawyer, Deloitte – Taj 

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Hans Van Heghe

Managing Director, Knowliah

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Yves Lefere

Commercial Director, Knowliah

Marie Agnes Boile

Marie-Agnès Boile

IP & Digital Legal Counsel 

Dr Kion Ahadi

Dr Kion Ahadi

Director of Futures and Insight, The Law Society 

Anca Plovie

Anca Plovie

Global Lead Regulatory Counsel – Telecommunications and Digital Economy

Massimo Scaravonati

Massimo Scaravonati

Legal Managing Counsel, Oracle

Gianluca Campus

Gianluca Campus

Senior Legal Counsel Technology & IP, Sky Italia

Mauro Mastropasqua

Mauro Mastropasqua

Legal Affairs & Strategic Projects Senior Counsel, Nexi

Rieke Smakman

Rieke Smakman

Legal Counsel Finance and Technology, Smakman Legal Tech

Salvatore Modesto

Salvatore Modesto

Lawyer, Data Protection Specialist, Intesa San Paolo S.p.A.

Maria T Zucchelli

Maria Teresa Zucchelli

Head of Legal Department, Consulcesi

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Marc Mossé

Senior Director Government Affairs, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft Europe

After achieving advanced degrees in public and European law from the Universities Paris V and Paris I, Marc Mossé practiced as an attorney after working as a parliamentary associate to Robert Badinter.

After serving a period as Director for Legal and Public Affairs at Microsoft France, he is currently Senior Director Government Affairs and Assistant General Counsel for Microsoft Europe. He is also a member of the French Artistic and Literary Property High Council, as well as a manager of the Manufacturer’s Union (Union des Frabricants). He is a visiting professor for the Innovation Law Master at SciencePo.

He was elected President of AFJE on 24 January 2019, and previously served as the Association’s vice-President.

Cristina Guttuso

General Counsel Business & Legal Affairs, Sigfox

Cristina Guttuso is General Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs at Sigfox, a tech pioneer which has become the world’s leading provider of connectivity for the Internet of Things. Cristina is specialized in data protection, intellectual property, regulatory affairs and compliance in the field of technology (Cloud, Networks, IoT, AI, Devices). Cristina is German and Italian, speaks fluently French, Italian, English and German and is educated in Law (LL.M / Master of Laws) and Finance/Management (MBA).

In her current role, Cristina is heading the group legal department, which provides transactional and strategic advice to support the company’s worldwide expansion, including advice on IP, commercial agreements, data regulations and export controls. Prior to Sigfox, Cristina spent over 20 years working as a senior lawyer in different European countries at some of the world's largest Telecom and IT businesses, i.e. Oracle, Nokia and Microsoft. In several roles, Cristina has been a member of the Leadership team and/or the Board of directors.

Christophe Roquilly

Dean for Faculty and Research, Professor of Law, EDHEC Business School

Christophe Roquilly is Professor and Dean of Faculty and Research at EDHEC Business School where he also heads the LegalEdhec research centre and co-directs the LLM in Law & Tax Management. Author of several books and numerous articles in academic and professional journals, he devotes his research to the relationship between law and strategy, legal management and legal risk management, as well as to the impact of digital technology in the legal professions. Christophe is a member of the Scientific Council of the Semaine Juridique Entreprise et Affaires (Lexis Nexis) and the Scientific Council of the Business & Legal Forum. He also directs the "Digit@l" column in Juriste d'Entreprise Magazine and the "Droit, Juriste et Pratique du Droit Augmentés" column at Les Affiches Parisiennes".

Daniel Hulme

CEO, Satalia 

Daniel Hulme is the CEO of Satalia, a London-based company that provides Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions to solve industry's hardest problems. He is also the Director of UCL’s Business Analytics MSc, applying AI to solve business, governmental and social problems.

He has a Masters and Doctorate in AI from UCL, lectures on topics in Computer Science and Business, and is passionate about how technology can be used to govern organisations and bring positive social impact. Dr Daniel Hulme has advisory and executive positions across companies and governments. He holds an international Kauffman Global Entrepreneur Scholarship and actively promotes purposeful. He is a popular public speaker specialising in the topics of Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Decentralisation, Philosophy, Technology, Innovation and Organisational Design. He is a serial speaker for Google and TEDx, and is a faculty member of Singularity University.

Jonathan Marsh
ECLA President & Vice President, International General Counsel, Total Marketing Services

Jonathan Marsh has developed extensive experience over the past 29 years in international business transactions, with over 20 years’ experience in the energy sector, involving long term projects with long investment horizons.  He has deep knowledge of geopolitical and legal risk assessments.  Recognized within his profession, Mr. Marsh serves in leadership roles in French and European professional associations. Jonathan Marsh currently serves as Deputy General Counsel of the Marketing Services Division of the Total S.A. Group legal department.  In this role Mr. Marsh manages the legal activities performed by 170 in-house legal counsel in over 100 countries.  He serves on the Group Legal Committee consisting of 10 General Counsel supervising the global team of 550 lawyers in the Total Group. Previously Mr. Marsh was International General Counsel from 2015 to 2017.

From 2002 to 2015, Mr. Marsh led the Mergers, Acquisitions and Finance Division of the Total S.A. Holding Group Legal Department.Mr. Marsh also served as Group US Counsel, supervising in particular relations with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Mr. Marsh also serves as President of the European Company Lawyers Association, as Vice President International Affairs and on the Board of Directors of the French In-house Counsel Association (Association Française des Juristes d’Entreprises – AFJE) as well as on the Management Committee of the French M&A Association (Association des Responsables de Fusions Acquisitions).

Mr. Marsh holds a Juris Doctor (Graduating cum laude and recipient of the Order of the Coif), and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations (Economic Phases) and French from the University of Wisconsin ‐ Madison.  Nominated by the French Prime Minister, Mr. Marsh participated in the 65thNational Session (2012-13) of the French Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale, a military training program focusing on geopolitical risks and strategies for high ranking military officers and private sector leaders.

Holly Roper

Digital Legal Counsel, Bombardier   

Holly Roper is the Digital Legal Counsel at Bombardier supporting the global IT function with a footprint in over 60 countries. She specializes in all tech law matters such as complex global licensing and software agreements, IT outsourcing, data privacy, cybersecurity, and IT-related disputes.  

She also has a deep focus on digitalization projects (advising on emerging technologies such as AI, IoT, big data, blockchain) and is supporting the General Counsel in the digital transformation of the in-house legal department. Holly is an Australian-qualified lawyer based in Berlin with experience working in both private practice and in-house.

Elena Marouga 

Senior Legal Counsel for Digital Solutions, GE Energy Solutions

Elena Marouga is an experienced in-house counsel specialized in digital matters. She worked in Healthcare and Energy sectors and is passionate by digital and information technologies. As a product lawyer, she deals with such acute topics as intellectual property, licensing, data protection and cyber security, public procurement. She supported business transformation from traditional licensing model to innovative SaaS approach and analytics, as well as related regulatory compliance. 

Elena is graduated in International Trade law in Belarus and France and built her professional skills across European, Middle East and African regions.

Atik Ahmed

Head of Legal, TradeIX

Atik Ahmed is the Head of Legal at TradeIX, a high-growth FinTech company operating one of the world’s first blockchain-enabled trade finance platforms, which has won numerous awards for supply chain finance innovation.

Atik is a proponent of modern technology and its transformative ability to influence long-lasting sectoral change, within FinTech, LawTech, InsurTech and HealthTech particularly. Having recently presented at Axiom Law on ‘The Future is Decentralised? Perspectives on Bitcoin & Blockchain’, he enjoys bringing blockchain out of esoteric debate and into mainstream thought.

His recent legal background includes working as an Axiom lawyer, and previously having stints as in-house counsel at companies within the insurance sector.

Quentin Roulier

Privacy Solutions Consultant, OneTrust

Quentin Roulier serves asa Privacy Solutions Engineer at OneTrust – the largest and most widely used dedicated privacy management technology platform to operationalize privacy, security and third-party risk management. In his role, Quentin advises companies large and small on EU GDPR, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Brazil LGPD, and hundreds of the world's privacy laws, focused on formulating efficient and effective responses to data protection requirements as well as building and scaling privacy programs. Quentin is a Certified Information Privacy Professional with his CIPP/E and CIPM.

ICT and IP Counsel, Huawei Technologies Italia 

Aida Zentai is a dual qualified attorney-at-law, specialised in ICT and IP matters, handling commercial, corporate and R&D projects in Huawei Technologies Italia S.r.l. Awarded excellent staff, member of the European R&D Legal team in Huawei. She has gained 20 years` experience in the telecommunication sector.

Cécile Debin

Associate Lawyer, Deloitte - Taj

Cécile has developed extensive experience in corporate law and M&A, after over 20 years assisting both corporate groups and international Private Equity funds. She started her career at the French law firm Jeantet et Coudert Frères and subsequently joined PwC, where she became Associate in 2008. Since 2018, she works as Corporate and M&A partner at Deloitte-Taj. Cécile has a DEA in private law from the University Paris II and is a member of the Paris Bar.

Muriel Féraud-Courtin

Associate Lawyer, Deloitte - Taj

Muriel has over 19 years of experience in business law and works in close cooperation with the lawyers of Deloitte Legal international network. She focuses mainly on commercial law (contract, distribution, competition and trade disputes) as well as on corporate restructuring in the fields of banking, insurance and real estate. She is responsible for Deloitte Legal “Insurance” service line, and regularly assists with the auditing of legal services within major French groups. Amongst her clients figure major French and international groups, as well as SMEs from various sectors.

Hans Van Heghe

Managing Director, Knowliah 

Hans Van Heghe, Managing Director at Knowliah, has been a recognized expert in legal information and knowledge management for over 20 years. As such, he has assisted over 500 organizations with guidance, advice and technology, and has spent over 50,000 hours on the topic. As an author and frequent guest speaker both at home and abroad, he also focuses on strategic advice in this domain. Hans is an industrial engineer by education with an economics/management orientation and a broad background in IT.

Yves Lefere

Commercial Director, Knowliah 

As Commercial Director at Knowliah, Yves Lefere empowers corporate legal departments with increased productivity, higher impact and more control. He enables them to reduce legal spent, become compliant and improve collaboration by putting in place an intuitive Digital Workplace, specifically developed for in-house legal counsel, and supported by cutting-edge technology using AI. Yves obtained a master’s degree of commercial engineering at the Solvay Business School in Brussels.

Marie-Agnès Boile

IP & Digital Legal counsel, Alstom 

Marie-Agnès Boile is IP & Digital Legal Counsel for ALSTOM, based in Saint-Ouen (France), and supports the whole ALSTOMGroup on IP and digital questions, such as software audit and licensing in/out, data use and licensing in/out, AI and algorithms, IoT, blockchain, cybersecurity, etc. Interested in new tech and data management, she is part of the Legal task force for the Digitalization of ALSTOMLegal Department.

She hopes that digital will lead to a more Agile, Inclusive and Creative world!

Dr Kion Ahadi

Director of Futures and Insight, The Law Society of England and Wales 

Dr Kion Ahadi joined The Law Society in May 2019 in the newly created role of Director of Futures and Insight. He is responsible for establishing and leading a future focused insights and knowledge management function. His main interest lies in understanding the future issues affecting the legal profession, to help inform The Law Society’s 160,000 plus members. Before joining The Law Society, Kion worked in senior positions leading data, insight, research and evaluation teams within The National Lottery Heritage Fund, as well as Creative Skillset, the industry-led skills charity for the creative industries. He has also worked for Nesta, an Innovation foundation, which brings bold ideas to life to change the world for the better. At Nesta, he led a £70m investment fund, which backed innovative projects across the National Health Service. Kion has an exemplary academic record: PhD in Sociology, MSc International Business (Distinction), and a 1st class honours degree in Business Economics. He has also authored a bestselling science fiction novel “Exit Darkness, Enter Light”.

Anca Plovie 

Global Lead Regulatory Counsel – Telecommunications and Digital Economy, Nokia    

Anca Plovie is a Lead Regulatory Counsel with Nokia, in charge of Telecommunications and Digital Economy. Next to telecommunications, technology and public policy law, she has expertise in privacy and data protection law, as well as cybersecurity law, having guided Nokia through the most significant regulatory changes and events of the past 3 years, such as the coming into force of the Chinese cybersecurity law and the EU’s GDPR. She is also currently leading several company-wide projects including, most recently, the multi-disciplinary Brexit Task Force.  As a member of the AI Community of Excellence at Nokia, she is providing legal and regulatory support to the AI CTO of Bell Labs and is a member of several AI internal and external standardization and working groups, committees, as well as the EU AI Alliance. Anca is also involved in advocacy and operational regulatory support in several domains. She holds Belgian and Romanian postgraduate legal degrees. She is currently pursuing an Artificial Intelligence Certificate at the University of Helsinki, being convinced of the importance of lifelong learning. Anca is a member of the Belgian Company Lawyers’ Institute.

Massimo Scaravonati

Legal Managing Counsel, Oracle

Massimo Scaravonati graduated in Law at the University of Florence with a thesis in comparative tax law and holds an LL.M. degree from the Ludwig-Maximilan-Universitaet in Munich (Germany). As full qualified lawyer Massimo is admitted to the Bar in Italy and practiced for several years in Italy and abroad for Italian and international law firms, primarily focusing on German-Italian business transactions. Starting in 2007 he continued his career as in-house lawyer in the legal department of Hewlett-Packard Italiana, the local affiliate of the multinational hardware IT company, holding positions with increasing responsibilities, both in the Italian legal team as well as EMEA Senior Legal Counsel in support of higher management of regional business divisions. Since 2016 Massimo is Managing Counsel (for the territories of Italy & Greece, Malta and Cyprus) at Oracle Italia, the national affiliate of the global leading provider for enterprise software, hardware and Cloud solutions. In his role Massimo is supporting mainly the Cloud commercial division, overseeing also complex commercial and legal transactions with cross-borders implications, as well as IPR and Privacy related matters. Massimo is CIPE/E certified and currently is Treasurer of “AIGI”, the Italian company lawyers association (one of the founding member of ECLA). As such he is regularly intervening as speaker at various conferences, debating on current and future challenges and opportunities for companies lawyers, such as new technical development like e.g. block-chain and artificial intelligence, along with related regulations and implications.

Gianluca Campus

Senior Legal Counsel Technology & IP, Sky Italia 

Gianluca Campus is a senior in-house counsel and qualified lawyer specialized in intellectual property, technology and telecommunications laws. He has a PhD in Law and is a Fellow of the University of Milan. During his academic course, he has been post-doc researcher and winner of a scholarship of the German Academic Exchange Programme. He is co-editor of the media blog Medialaws.eu and Editorial Board Member of the Media Law Review. He is contributor of the international IP blogs Kluwer Copyright Blog and IP Lens. He is editor of the volumes “The Digital Single Market Copyright” (Aracne Ed., 2016) and “The Digital Single Market and Cloud Services” (Aracne, Ed. 2018) and author of articles dedicated to IP & technology issues for the European Intellectual Property Review. He currently holds the position of Legal Manager Technology &IP in Sky Italia.

Mauro Mastropasqua

Legal Affairs & Strategic Projects Senior Counsel, Nexi

Mauro Mastropasqua is currently Legal Affairs and Strategic Projects senior counsel at Nexi, supporting mainly Digital Banking Solutions division in projects on innovative business lines, partnerships, complex contracts. In his carreer as Corporate and Legal Counsel, Mauro Mastropasqua coordinated a team in ICBPI Group/CartaSI dedicated to corporate projects, compliance control on Antitrust and Intellectual Property and took a key role in M&A team legal negotiation in several acquisition projects.

One of the few Payment Systems legislation specialists in Europe, Mauro Mastropasqua has a wide and deep experience in payments services, corporate, competition and IT Law. Passionate about technology, but mantaining a humanistic approach, Mauro Mastropasquais exploring Natural Language Processing principles to understand how this branch of Artificial Intelligence can help corporate legal departments.

Rieke Smakman 

Legal Counsel Finance and Technology, Smakman Legal Tech

Rieke Smakman is a Dutch former attorney drawing from 20+ years of experience in corporate and commercial litigation. Rieke started her career with Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam, and went on to co-found a law firm, that earned international acclaim for its success in art restitution. Early 2018, Rieke pivoted her career to pursue her passion (also) for technology, drawn by the opportunities offered by bitcoin and related technologies. In 2018, Rieke joined a London-based blockchain start-up, a pioneer in ‘encoded agreements’. Rieke most recently held the position of Senior Legal Counsel with a Dutch challenger bank. Rieke regularly sits as an arbitrator in corporate and commercial disputes.

Salvatore Modesto

Lawyer, Data Protection Specialist, Intesa San Paolo S.p.A

Salvatore Modesto is a lawyer who has gained a considerable experience both in law firms as well as in multinational companies, dealing with corporate contracts and privacy matters, also addressing various issues related to transfer of personal data to non-EU countries. Since 2016 he has been working as an in-house lawyer in the Privacy Advisory Office of a primary Italian financial institution, where he manages various issues relating to personal data protection for the parent company and for foreigners banks of the group (both EU and extra EU).

Salvatore also monitors the development of regulations on privacy, collaborating in close synergy with the office of the bank that oversees the relations with European institutions, participating in the work groups of financial sector at the European level (for instance at the European Bank Federation).

Maria Teresa Zucchelli

Head of Legal Department, Consulcesi

Maria Teresa Zucchelli is the General Counsel of Consulcesi Group, leader in the provision of legal and training services to healthcare professionals. Since 2017 Consulcesi Group is operating in the Blockchain applications field through its subsidiary Consulcesi Tech.

Her extensive experience in the IP, Data Protection, Company and Commercial law as Former GC at Entertainment and Fashion companies, merged with curiosity and enthusiasm on the disruptive Blockchain paradigma, has led to a constant focus on benefits that this new technology may bring not only to companies but to everyday life.