Prosus & Naspers

Associate General Counsel, Digital & Regulatory

Justin leads the IP, competition and data privacy teams within Naspers—a South African global internet group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. In his role he counsels executives on management of digital and regulatory affairs, and also directly supports investee companies ranging from start-ups to mature multinational players in jurisdictions across the global south on legal compliance, M&A, contracting, policy and training. Previously, Justin served as Assistant General Counsel for Privacy & International Policy at Yahoo!, representing the company before world governments, APEC, the COE, the EU’s Article 29 Working Party and technology-focused trade associations on regulatory matters.

An experienced international practitioner, he has served as an expert privacy advisor to the OECD’s Working Party on Information Security and Privacy in its 30-year review of the OECD Privacy Principles, and served as chair of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Privacy Professionals in 2020.


Contributions by Justin B. Weiss

  • Follow the Flow: International data transfer from an industry and regulator perspective
    Speaker at In-Person Switzerland KnowledgeNet: 11 March 2024
  • Discussion with Anu Talus, the Finnish Data Protection Authority and the European Data Protection Board Chair
    Speaker at In-Person Helsinki KnowledgeNet: 6 March 2024
  • No AI without IP: Perspectives on IP Challenges and Solutions
    Speaker at AI Governance Global 2023, an IAPP event
  • The Embrace of Privacy and Sustainability — How Privacy Became Part of ESG
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2022
  • Privacy Risks in M&A
    Speaker at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2022
  • Privacy in M&A transactions: The playbook
  • Privacy in M&A — Recent Practice and Trends
    Web Conference Speaker
  • Practical Considerations for Privacy Professionals Working with Artificial Intelligence
    Speaker at Virtual Northern New England KnowledgeNet: June 10, 2021
  • Ethic-tive Immediately: Building Trust by Handling Data Ethically
    Web Conference Speaker
  • An Overview of Global Privacy Laws and Introduction to Cloud Computing
    Speaker at Virtual Pune KnowledgeNet: 12 December 2020
  • Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2020 - Cancelled