Nikola Saranov obtained his LLM in 2011 from Sofia University “St.Kliment Ohridski”. Since then Nikola gained broad experience in the IT Industry in companies such as Ingram Micro and Atos. During this period, he deepened his interest in the areas of Trade Compliance, Export Control and Legal issues in the IT Industry. Having contributed to various projects within the Compliance, Legal and Data Protection Departments, Nikola is now preparing his candidateship for a PhD degree in “Legal and Compliance Issues of the Cyber Security”. Along with his work as a Data Protection Legal Counsel for UnitedLex Corporation Ltd., he does active research in the field of Cloud and Cyber Security.