Helge is a technology lawyer with a comprehensive understanding of and broad experience with intellectual property, data privacy, commercial contracts, e-commerce and employment law. He has worked for Yahoo Germany for ten years and led the German legal department for 5 years as the General Counsel and Data Protection Officer with power to act and sign on behalf of Yahoo Germany. He is an expert in the areas of content licensing, data protection, product compliance and commercial contracts. Helge's understanding of content licensing is varied; he led Yahoo’s content licensing efforts on an EMEA level including music licensing. During this time he also acted as the interim EMEA employment law lead for over a year. His expertise in employment law includes employment and temp contracts, labour leasing, reorganisation and redundancies, company policy and ethics & compliance.