Asst. prof. Benjamin Lesjak, while studying at the Faculty of Law at the University of Mariborworked as a demonstrator, and after graduating in 2000 he was employed as an assistant in the field of Legal Informatics. In 2004 he obtained his MA in the Faculty of Organizational Sciences of the University of Maribor in the field of Information Sciences.
In 2008, during the Slovenian Presidency of the EU, he was employed at the Ministry of Justice as an expert on legal issues in the field of information technology, and at the same time he chaired the Strategic Council for the Informatization of Justice. From 2010 onwards, he is a lectrurer at Safe Internet Center – Safe and involved in education for children, teenagers, parents, teachers in connection with the safe and responsible use of the Internet.
He received his doctorate in 2013 at the Faculty of Management of the University of Primorska. At this faculty, he is elected to the title of assistant professor and he teaches at various legal subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate study programes. The fields of his research work include topics such as: legal aspects of e-commerce, privacy protection and information security, public information, information systems in the judiciary, e-services in the judiciary, e-learning, videoconferencing systems, electronic communications, internet of things, use modern technologies in children and adolescents, and other topics that link knowledge in the field of law, informatics, e-commerce and management.