Alexandre Jotterand


Alexandre Jotterand specializes in the management of technology and data.

He assists companies, innovative startups, and healthcare & life science providers navigate the complexity of these fields, both from a legal, regulatory and management perspectives. His fields of expertise include IT, advanced & frontier technologies (AI, blockchain, smart HealthTech, etc.), privacy/data protection laws (Swiss law and GDPR), cybersecurity, life science, as well as intellectual property & open source. He is also experienced in the fields of commercial transactions and corporate matters.

Alexandre is a board member of the Swiss Data Protection Officer Association (ASDPO). He is also a member of the Digital Trust Expert Group of the Swiss Digital Initiative.

Alexandre is ranked as a “rising star” in Data Privacy and Data Protection in the latest Legal500 EMEA rankings. He serves as instructor for the IAPP officially accredited training for the Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) certification, the global industry standard in privacy program management.

Alexandre is admitted to practice in front of all Swiss courts. He holds a bilingual (French and German) Master’s degree in Law (MLaw; summa cum laude) from the Universities of Geneval and Basel. He further holds both the CIPP/E and CIPM certifications. He also completed several training programs provided by the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization), including in patent law, trademark law and software licensing (in particular open source).

Alexandre regularly publishes scientific papers and blog posts, and lectures at events on his fields of expertise. A list of his recent publications and public speaking engagements can be found on his CV.

He works in French and English.