Data Privacy, Outreach and Communications Campaigns
Director Data Policy & Privacy, Liberty Global

Biography

Stephan Luiten

Stephan (Dutch, 1967) started his career in 1991, working with the European Commission in the Directorate-General for the Internal Market on the Green Paper on Commercial Communications and the first Data Protection Directive.

Stephan (Dutch, 1967) started his career in 1991, working with the European Commission in the Directorate-General for the Internal Market on the Green Paper on Commercial Communications and the first Data Protection Directive.

After consultancy assignments for the European direct marketing industry and the Dutch Advertising Association, in 1994 he became director of Brussels-based EU public affairs consultancy European Strategy. He advised pan-European clients in the telecommunications, e-commerce, advertising- & audiovisual media sector on regulatory issues & political strategies in Europe and implemented lobbying campaigns.

In 2000, he joined Chello Broadband, the first pan-European broadband ISP at that time, as director regulatory affairs & public policy. From 2003 until end 2015, Stephan was the director of public policy of Liberty Global in Europe reporting to the Chief Policy Officer. In this capacity he designed corporate regulatory- and public policy strategies and implemented (EU-) government relations campaigns to support Liberty Global’s European operations (Virgin Media, Ziggo, UPC Cablecom, Telenet and Unitymedia).

In 2016, Stephan joined a newly formed business unit at Liberty Global, ‘Advanced Advertising & Data’, as Director Data Policy & Privacy. He design and manages data privacy policies, outreach & communications campaigns to privacy stakeholders and go-to-market strategies for new business models around advanced advertising and advanced data.

Speaker at events in: 2016