Agenda18 April 2019

HR decisions to be implemented to ensure smooth transition to digitalization – Mike Theaker, VP HR Strategy & Digital Transformation, SAP

Regulatory measures to be considered to ensure compliance of the company’s digital transformation process – Iulian Matache, Data Protection Consultant

Adapting contracts to reflect the digital transformation. Specific liability clauses (especially where data is kept in cloud) – Benoit Van Asbroeck, Partner Bird & Bird

Management decisions to effect digital transformation – TBA

Mike Theaker

VP HR Strategy & Digital Transformation, SAP

Mike Theaker has over 20 years of experience in HR Transformation and Talent Management spanning: HR strategy design, HR technology (including SAP SuccessFactors, SAP HCM, Oracle PeopleSoft and Workday), HR shared services, HR process standardization, HR analytics, HR outsourcing and change management.

He delivered HR transformation projects in multiple industry sectors across EMEA, North America and Asia.

Iulian Matache

Data Protection and Privacy consultant

Data Protection and Privacy consultant, CIPP/E and CIPM certified Having held various positions in Legal and IT management, Iulian is the typical knowledge domain “trespasser”, bringing cross-disciplinary views into projects he delivers as freelancer. For the past two years he has been heavily engaged in GDPR compliance audit and implementation projects for clients in telco, healthcare, retail DIY, oil & gas and aviation.

Benoit Van Asbroeck

Partner, Bird & Bird

Benoit is a data protection specialist and a partner in Bird & Bird, Brussels office. He leads the Data Protection, Tech & Comms and Media practices of Bird & Bird Belgium. Benoit advises clients on a variety of legal matters around privacy, data, e-commerce, digital marketing, cloud computing, the internet of things, AI, 3D printing, cookies, electronic signatures, intermediary liability and automated objects.

Benoit has also successfully conducted matters with the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and lobbied public authorities in the context of CJEU procedures and legislative processes, including a landmark privacy case (Scarlet – CJEU). Benoit has participated as a legal partner in different H2020 EU funded consortia. He is a guest lecturer at the Katholieke Universiteit Brussel and at the University of Valenciennes (France). He acts as a substitute commercial judge and mediator/arbitrator at the World Intellectual Property Office. He recently co-authored the book “Vers un droit européen de la protection des données?” published by Larcier, where he focused on companies’ compliance obligations with respect to the GDPR.

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