Giovanni Cerutti is the Senior Vice President Legal & Compliance at NTT DATA EMEA.

After a Master’s Degree in a US Law School as Fulbright Grantee, Giovanni Cerutti started his professional career, first practicing law in a law firm and then as In-House Legal Counsel in international groups (ENI, Honeywell, Bull, Getronics, Value Team, Value Partners, NTT Data) with increasing levels of responsibilities on Legal & Compliance matters in multi-jurisdiction business environments.

He is a member of the Supervisory Board of NTT Data Germany and elected board member in ECLA (, the not-for-profit European Company Lawyers Association, encompassing more than 40.000 In-House Lawyers, mostly from large Companies, from 20 European countries.

He is a co-author of legal publications, e.g. on “Antitrust”, on “Mergers and Acquisitions” and recently on ”Company Lawyers: independent by design”.

He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E).