Gerold Huebner, Chief Product Security Officer (CPSO) at SAP AG, is the head of the SAP SE central product security team. He owns SAP’s Product Security Strategy and is the legal advisor for assuring appropriate data protection functionalities in SAP applications. Mr. Huebner authoritatively drives the Security Development Lifecycle Processes at SAP across all development units. In his role as CPSO he is the guiding Chief Expert on all product security topics including SAP’s internal Product Standard for Security, Static Code Analysis and Testing practices, Security Awareness and Security Development Trainings, Security Research and Security Response. Mr. Huebner is a member of the board of directors at SAF-Code, an international industry cooperation driving best practices for secure product development.
Mr. Huebner’s accomplishments before SAP include 11 years with Microsoft in numerous strategic engagements wherein as a member of the Corporate Trustworthy Computing Team he represented the company as a Government Security Director, internationally. Before joining Microsoft Mr. Huebner was a public officer at the data protection supervisor for the state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany. Mr. Huebner has a degree in law and has specialized on data protection and security.