Max Schrems

Lawyer, Author, and founder of

Max Schrems is a lawyer, author, and founder of Max has studied law in Vienna and California. Since 2011 he has worked on the enforcement of EU data protection law in various ways, including procedures before different data protection authorities and a class action with more than 25.000 members which is currently pending at the Austrian Supreme Court. He has succeeded in his challenge against the “Safe Harbor” system at the European Court of Justice, based on the disclosures of Edward Snowden and worked on the EU data protection reform through projects like