Václav Mach

Legal and Corporate Affairs Lead, Microsoft Corporation, CEE

Ing. Václav Mach (50) joined Microsoft in September 2008. In his role he is currently responsible for providing to policy makers with Microsoft insights on the policy issues that impact Europe’s future in the digital age. He is active as the member of Board of Directors of ICT Union – leading Czech industry association. He is member of the Steering Committee for the Information Society and he runs as the sponsor the Working Group for Cloud Computing within this association. In 2015, he was awarded as The Plus Club Member by the American Chamber of Commerce in Prague for his contribution to the activities of the legislative working group on data privacy in the project of Czech Industry Coalition on Data Protection.

Vaclav is responsible for the corporate affairs in Central and Eastern Europe zone covering Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania. He supports the CEE teams at 33 markets on Policy Monitoring and by management of GECO budget together with the local v-teams.

Prior to this role he was for a two decades acting in different senior marketing and regulatory manager positions in the area of data and mobile communications in companies Kabel Plus, EuroTel Praha, SPT Telecom, Aliatel, Český Mobil / Oskar Mobil and Vodafone Czech.