Susanne Dehmel is Managing Director Law and Security and also responsible for Artificial Intelligence at the Digital Association Bitkom since 2014.
She is an expert member of the Enquete Commission “Artificial Intelligence – Societal Responsibility and Economic, Social and Ecologic Potentials” in the German Bundestag and part of the External Data Protection Board of Deutsche Telekom AG. As Bitkom representative she is also co-chair of Selbstregulierung Informationswirtschaft e.V. (SRIW) and active at Deutschland sicher im Netz e.V.
Susanne Dehmel is a lawyer and studied in Passau, Freiburg and Cardiff. Before taking over Data Protection she was responsible for Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights at Bitkom from 2002-2009. Since 2010 she is Head of Data Protection. An important part of her work is to foster trust and security in the digital world and especially the further development of an adequate legal framework for the digital economy and society.