Mareike Bahns is a licensed lawyer in Frankfurt am Main. She sharpened her profile as data protection specialist (including in the role of Internal Data Protection Officer), labor law and contract law during several years as Legal Counsel for medium-sized businesses and global corporations. Forensic investigations and eDiscovery are additional core competencies. She has been advising companies as an independent lawyer in all matters relating to data protection for several years and acts as external data protection officer for a diverse number of companies. In addition, Ms. Bahns is a speechwriter trained by the Deutsche Rednerschule. She masters the rhetorical tricks, so that any topic, even the most complex situation, can be presented by speakers in a modern, informative, and entertaining way. Mareike Bahns will lead the moderation of panel discussions and presentations at the LEGAL ®EVOLUTION.