Martin Rollinger

Martin is a trained lawyer with 20+ years of experience in E-Government and E-Justice. In 2000, he co-founded SINC (, which has grown to be one of the largest specialized public sector IT companies in Germany. In the past 20 years, he’s been involved with numerous E-Government projects in domains such as education, law enforcement, intelligence and environmental management. He has been responsible for one of the largest projects in the digitization of German courts and public prosecutors offices and has been actively involved in building tools and products in the AI and law space for the past 10+ years.

Paul Nemitz

Paul NEMITZ is the Principal Advisor in the Directorate General for Justice and Consumers of the European Commission.
He was appointed in April 2017, following a 6year appointment as Director for Fundamental Rights and Citizen’s Rights in the same Directorate General.

As Director, Nemitz led the reform of Data Protection legislation in the EU, the negotiations of the EU US Privacy Shield and the negotiations with major US Internet Companies of the EU Code of Conduct against incitement to violence and hate speech on the Internet.

He is a Member of Commission for Media and Internet Policy of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), Berlin and a visiting Professor of Law at the College of Europe in Bruges. Nemitz is also a Member of the Board of the Verein Gegen Vergessen – Für Demokratie e.V., Berlin and a Trustee of the Leo Baeck Institute, New York. He chairs the Board of Trustees of the Arthur Langerman Foundation, Berlin.

Mireille Hildebrandt

Mireille Hildebrandt is PI of the ERC ADG project on ‘Counting as a Human Being in the Era of Computational Law’, bringing together a team of lawyers and of computer scientists to conduct foundational research into the assumptions of law and computer science and their implications. She is co-founder of the Journal of Cross-disciplinary Research in Computational Law’. 
She is a Research Professor on ‘Interfacing Law and Technology’ at Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB), appointed by the VUB Research Council. She is co-Director of the Research Group on Law Science Technology and Society studies (LSTS) at the Faculty of Law and Criminology. In 2015 she published ’Smart Environments and the End(s) of Law’ with Edward Elgar, on the interaction between data-driven infrastructures, democracy and the rule of law.

She also holds the part-time Chair of ‘Smart Environments, Data Protection and the Rule of Law’ at the Science Faculty, at the Institute for Computing and Information Sciences (iCIS) at Radboud University Nijmegen. In 2015 she published ‘Law for Computer Scientists and Other Folk’ in Open Access with Oxford University Press, the first comprehensive textbook on the subject, based on eight years of teaching law to master students of computer science.