A Breakdown of GDPR and the Impact on Ways Companies Handle Data

Srinivasan Kannan, Office 365 & GDPR Sales Lead Asia, Modern Workplace – Global Sales; Cindy Nguyen, CEO and Co-Founder, Regit

Venue : Stamford American Auditorium (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Rd, #23-03 Shaw Centre)

Date : June 13, 2018

Time : 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Price : $15.00

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Hosted by Information, Communications, & Technology, and SME Committee

 

From May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enforced by data protection regulators across Europe. Touted as the most significant change in data privacy regulation in 20 years, the new legislation underpins a comprehensive series of rights and principles that serve to protect the personal information of individuals within the EU. It is also influencing change in privacy regulations around the world.

 

With data as the driving force of Singapore's digital economy as the nation progresses towards becoming a Smart Nation, it is imperative that local organizations adopt a strategic stance on how personal information is collected, managed and removed.

 

Come hear from industry experts as they give a detailed breakdown on GDPR and how it will affect everyone across all industries. They will be addressing the potential issues that may arise due to the implementation of the regulations and also be identifying key differences between different data privacy and protection regulations.

 

 

About the Speakers

 

Srinivasan Kannan

Office 365 & GDPR Sales Lead Asia

Modern Workplace – Global Sales

 

Srinivasan Kannan leads commercial sales and strategic customer engagements for Office 365 & GDPR initiative for ASIA business across Asia Pacific, Greater China Region, India and Japan. As part of the Worldwide Commercial Sales organization, he is focused to help customers successfully transform & secure their workplace to stay ahead of the business in a rapidly expanding digitalized world.

Prior to this role, Srinivasan was the ASIA Lead for Unified Communication responsible for revenue growth & successful customer adoption of Microsoft Teams & Skype for Business.

Srinivasan has been with Microsoft for 9 years and has held roles of Solution Sales, Technology Evangelist covering multiple areas across Asia. Prior to Microsoft, Srinivasan has worked as a Development Architect for 9 years in Telecom & Networking.

 

 

Cindy Nguyen

CEO and Co-Founder

Regit

 

Cindy Nguyen is the CEO and Co-Founder of Regit, a RegTech data management solution on mission to digitally transformation businesses while ensuring no organization or individual is left behind in the digital revolution. Driven by an immense desire to challenge current processes, Cindy has always been an advocate for data ownership and privacy. With 12 years of experience in marketing and project management for various corporations, Cindy is committed to her life obsession - to empower individuals to take control of their information.

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