Ivo A. Ivanov is Head of Legal and Professional Services at eco – Association of the German Internet Industry, and Director of the Certified Senders Alliance (CSA) at eco. At the eco Association, he is responsible for all legal decisions pertaining to German law, including Telecommunications, e-Commerce, Competition, Remote Sales, Data Protection and Youth Media Protection law, and leads the legal consultations for eco Members on German law and the European directives.
He is also an Executive Board Member of the DE-CIX International Corporation, responsible for Strategic Development and Consultancy Services, and Vice President of DE-CIX North America Inc. Ivo has an educational background focused on Law and Business. Fluent in German, English, Russian and Bulgarian, he graduated from a German business school in 1995 and holds two Law degrees, from the Universities of Sofia (Bulgaria) and Bonn (Germany). After graduation, he worked as a lawyer, with a focus on e-Commerce law, IP law, Telecommunications law and Data Protection law.
Ivo has more than 10 years’ experience in the regulatory, legal and commercial Internet environment. Ivo joined the eco Association in January 2007. In recent years Ivo has been deeply involved in the establishment of UAE-IX, managed by DE-CIX in Dubai, DE-CIX New York, and several DE-CIX consultancy projects in Africa, Asia and Europe.