Jury.Online: Meet Our Ambassador in Europe — Carmen De la Cruz
Carmen De la Cruz has more than 20 years of experience as technology lawyer, Notary Public and advisor in the area of IT, IP, blockchain, artificial intelligence and other legal matters. She has worked as Inhouse Counsel for one of the leading Financial Service Providers as well as for telecommunication providers for many years.
As General Counsel in the area of infrastructure, she supported in the fields of corporate and infrastructure law. She was partner of several specialized law firms before being founding partner of de la cruz beranek Attorneys at Law Ltd.
Within her practice, she has been an active member of different practice groups on new technology matters in Switzerland. Carmen is an elected member of the Swiss Federal Arbitration Commission on the administration of IP rights and related rights dealing with collective IP rights.
Carmen is Board member of SGOA, an IT arbitration organization, Co-Leader of I-WIN of the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw) as well as different national and international technology associations
Carmen graduated at the University of Fribourg i.Ue. (with a special degree in European Law / bilingual). She is a registered Notary Public of the Canton of Zug and admitted to the Bar. Furthermore, Carmen holds a Federal degree in IT & Economics and a degree as German IT Security Expert of the German Federal Office for Information Security.
She also holds different diplomas on IT matters such as IT Management, Cloud Computing and IT Security of the University of Applied Science of the University of Northern Switzerland.