Walter Hötzendorfer


Walter Hötzendorfer
Dipl.-Ing., Mag. Dr. iur. 



Walter Hötzendorfer has studied law in Vienna and Sheffield and graduated from the University of Vienna in 2010. He also holds a BSc and an MSc in Business Informatics from the Vienna University of Technology. He acquired know-how in IT and project management during several software engineering projects at different organisations and companies and gained legal research experience from employments in a law firm and at the District Court for Commercial Matters Vienna as well as from doing his interdisciplinary master thesis. During his law studies he also worked as a student assistant at the University of Vienna Faculty of Law. Walter Hötzendorfer is currently doing a PhD in Law at the University of Vienna Centre for Legal Informatics on digital identity and identity federation with a focus on privacy. His research interests span privacy law and information security, digital identity, cloud computing and the legal aspects of these and other fields of IT. He also runs a blog about these topics. 


A complete listing of Dr. Walter Hötzendorfer's publications can be found here.