Jan Schallaböck, attorney-at-law, is a partner at Berlin based law-firm iRights.Law and is in charge of the data protection and compliance practice of the firm. Before joining iRights.Law, he was employed with the Data Protection Authority of the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein. His commitment to international standardization also stems from this context.
Jan is chairman of ISO PC 317 on "Consumer protection: privacy by design for consumer goods and services”, and he also serves as support for the Convener of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27/WG 5. He studied law in Marburg and Berlin, with a major in European and International Law.
Part of his legal training was at the Foreign Service, at the embassy in Almaty, Kazakhstan, as well as the unit for ICT-regulation at the Berlin headquarters. During different stages of Legal Training at law firms, he was also involved with questions of Internet governance, copyright, freedom of speech and arbitration.