Privacy Lawyer Career Master Class

On November 22 held the first event within the frames of implementation of grant events, planned by the Data Guard team.

The invited expert was Denis Sadovnikov - Data Protection Officer in a large Russian company, a specialist in the protection of personal data and artificial intelligence.

Denis told about career tracks in the field of privacy (in-house, consulting practices, and what qualities and skills a privacy specialist should have.

Vladimir Shirmanov, a leading specialist of the Center for Legal Aid to Citizens in the Digital Environment, proved the relevance and demand for the profession of a privacy specialist.

Renat Sigunov and Artem Safyannikov shared with the participants of the event their personal experiences and how to start a career in privacy: what to read, where to look for internships, where to publish, what master programs to consider.

We should note that 25 people out of more than a hundred of those who signed up attended the event in person. For the Data Guard team this is a good indicator. We are confident that at the next event the number of attendees will increase several times.


  • Video recording of the event can be found here
  • Presentations of speakers by clicking on the following link
  • Useful materials are in one file
  • Full photo report can be found by clicking here