DR. VIKTOR MAYER-SCHöNBERGER

Expert on Big Data Professor of Internet Gobernance at Oxford University

The Power of Data IV

Big Data vs. Data Security: Chance or Risk?

9th Mar. 15:00 - 15:45

Viktor Mayer-Schönberger is Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at the Oxford Internet Institute / Oxford University. He is a sought expert for print and broadcast media worldwide. After early successes in the International Physics Olympics and the Austrian Young Programmers Contest, Mayer-Schönberger studied in Salzburg, Harvard and at the London School of Economics. In 1986 he founded Ikarus Software, a company focusing on data security and developed the Virus Utilities, which became the best-selling Austrian software product. He was voted Top-5 Software Entrepreneur in Austria in 1991 and Person of the Year for the State of Salzburg in 2000.