Martin is a trained lawyer with 20+ years of experience in E-Government and E-Justice. In 2000, he co-founded SINC (www.sinc.de), 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 is the Principal Advisor in the Directorate General for Justice and Consumers of the European Commission.
He was appointed in April 2017, following a 6–year 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.