19 - 20 SEPTEMBER 2018 / Stockholmsmässan

Karen Lawrence Öqvist

Company: Privasee

Job Title: Author, Speaker & Entrepreneur

Karen Lawrence Öqvist

Karen is an author, appreciated speaker and entrepreneur, earned two masters degrees and privacy certifications with IAPP (https://iapp.org). Teacher at IAPP for CIPP certification in Privacy GDPR.With 20+ years experience in information security and compliance; her career has taken her from UK to: Cern in Geneva, Novell in Zurich, Stockholm, and Hewlett-Packard. She has been working in the Privacy field since 2007 and have created an easy understanding framework for the whole organization to collaborate for GDPR compliance principles.

Today Karen is CEO of Privasee AB, a start-up focused on Data Protection and Privacy. Author of the book: Privacy Principles and Data Protection Practices: A Professional's Guide to EU GDPR, coming out in September, 2017. Speaker at several conferences including Nordic IT Security 2016 and IDG:s yearly conference Cloud Confession 2017.

Karen Lawrence Öqvist Seminars

  • GDPR - the calm after the storm Wed 19th Sep 14:00 - 14:30

    GDPR - the calm after the storm

    The 25th May has come and gone, but the storm is still in full swing. What is there more to do? How long will it last? And what kind of animal will privacy compliance within the EU -and beyond- grow into over the next 5 years?
    Privasee was the ‘first on the block’ founded to address the 6 most important words in the GDPR, “data protection by design by default”. Karen Lawrence Öqvist is founder/CEO and calls herself a ‘Privacy Practitioner’. She is a privacy advocate, author and speaker. She has hosted a privacy blog since 2007, published 2 books: ‘Virtual Shadows: Your Privacy in the Information Society’ (published by the British Computer Society, 2009), and ‘A Hands on Approach to GDPR Compliance’ (International Association of Privacy Professionals, 2018).


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    Time / Place

    Wed 19th Sep 14:00 to 14:30