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GDPR is officially here, and technical organizations have made significant adjustments to support it. While there are still many legal and policy questions & concerns surrounding its use, technical managers have been forced to make sense of the regulation and create their own specific implementations.

Come and hear from several EU CTOs who have grappled with early implementations at their own companies, and discover the main technical challenges and considerations they they faced.

GDPR "Bill of Rights":

  • The rights of the user/client (referred to as “data subject” in the regulation) that are relevant for developers are:
  • The right to erasure (the right to be forgotten/deleted from the system)
  • Right to restriction of processing (you still keep the data, but mark it as “restricted” and don’t touch it without further consent by the user)
  • The right to data portability (the ability to export one’s data in a machine-readable format)
  • The right to rectification (the ability to get personal data fixed)
  • The right to be informed (getting human-readable information, rather than long terms and conditions)
  • The right of access (the user should be able to see all the data you have about them).

 

Jordi Miró Bruix

Co-founder | Lernin Games

Jordi Miró Bruix is Co-founder of Lernin Games. With more than 15 years of experience in multiple countries and company sizes, Jordi is passionate about technology, business and operations. Previously he worked as CTO at wuaki.tv (acquired by Rakuten Group) for 5 and a half years. He joined the company when it was about 10 people and has lead the Engineering team since then (120 employees beginning 2015, 70 on Engineering). He helped to grow the business, technology and operations, and during the acquisition by Rakuten in summer 2012.

Jordi Miró Bruix

Alberto Betella

CTO | Badi

Alberto Betella is the CTO at Badi, a startup where he crafted the tech and the team that built it from the ground up. He managed to scale up from 0 to 1+ million users and directly contributed to secure $45M VC funding in Europe and US.

He hold a PhD in Information and Communication Technologies with a specialization in Affective Computing and Empathic Systems.

Alberto Betella

Dave Garcia

SVP of Engineering | TravelPerk

Dave Garcia's expertise during last 8 years has been focused on helping to create solid and creative startup companies with small but versatile teams and with a very strong culture.

Dave is currently SVP of Engineering at Travelperk. His last job as CTO was at a Fintech company that brought the real paperless instant credit to Spain, that is combining A.I., Big Data, Mathematical models and the best technology to build an awesome product.

Previously he directed tech from a hi-tech startup, applying his knowledge about digital signature in the building process of a platform allowing people and companies to manage contracts all across Europe.

Before that he worked on a project creating highly secure infrastructure for government, also as a consultant and previously several years as a researcher at IBM.

Dave Garcia

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