Research Vice President, Gartner ResearchCarsten Casper is a Vice President with Gartner Research, responsible for the Privacy Key Initiative and the Security and Risk Management Leaders agenda. He advises clients on privacy and security strategies and technologies, in particular regarding European privacy regulations, data protection, managed security services in Europe and selected areas of compliance. Many of his client discussions focus on privacy in an international context, be it a data center consolidation or a move to the cloud. He assists clients in solving data residency issues and deciding the right location for IT infrastructure. Mr. Casper has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Before joining Gartner, he worked for the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) and Meta Group.