Christian Schmoll, CIPP/E, CIPM, FIP


LUCID Compliance GmbH


Christian Schmoll is a partner at LUCID Rechtsanwälte in Munich ( He is a certified IT law specialist and has been advising on IT law, data protection and compliance since 2005. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and certified data protection officer (TÜV).

After working as a lawyer in a medium-sized law firm with a focus on IT law, Christian Schmoll built up the legal department at a German startup in the area of SaaS/online marketing. Subsequently, he worked as the head of the European legal department at a major US IT company in the field of big data and a US startup in the field of social media.

Christian Schmoll has been involved in data protection since 2005 and has been responsible for setting up data protection management in all in-house functions as an internal (group) data protection officer. He has also headed the information security department and accompanied several ISO 27001 certifications.

Christian Schmoll regularly publishes on IT and data protection topics and is also a regular speaker. He has been a lecturer for media and advertising law at several private academies.

Since 2018, he has been working as an external data protection officer for numerous companies from a wide range of sectors.

Christian Schmoll has extensive experience in setting up data protection management systems in SMEs and on an international level and in working with data protection supervisory authorities.

He has also drafted and negotiated countless IT contracts (SaaS, software development, outsourcing), marketing and distribution agreements and IT/data protection company agreements, both nationally and internationally, and he has assisted numerous companies in implementing innovative business models on the Internet, with a focus on SaaS.