Commissioner for Competition & EVP A Europe Fit for the Digital Age
Margrethe Vestager is EU Executive Vice President for the digital area and Commissioner for Competition. She previously served as Minister for Economic Affairs and the Interior (2011-14) and Minister for Education (1998-2001) of Denmark, and as President of the ECOFIN Council (2012). She was Political leader of the Danish Social Liberal Party (2007-14), and has worked for the Danish Ministry of Finance (1993-95). Ms. Vestager holds an MSc in Economics (University of Copenhagen).
We live in an age where big tech companies like Amazon and Facebook wield an extraordinary amount of power. The question of our time is, how do we keep them accountable? We join two pioneers of...