Erik Bennerhult

Erik Bennerhult

Erik Bennerhult

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Biography

Since 1999, Erik has been building core banking systems for various banks and today he spend his days as CTO at Näktergal, the Stockholm-based banking systems provider. Erik once launched a finnish bank from a laptop at Brussels airport. His love for computers started when he got a ZX81 back in -84. On the rare occasions when Erik is not going on about responsibilities, he can be found at his summer house in the archipelago. Erik also managed to pinch a silver medal in the national championships in karate 2015.

 

Session: Privacy by Design – real-world examples from the fintech industry

Never in human history has it been easier to communicate and exchange information, bringing about fantastic social and economic benefits. On the flipside, we see threats to privacy on a completely new scale. In 2018 the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes crashing in, hell-bent on safeguarding the integrity of individuals all across Europe. Is this just tree huggy? Are there any guidelines to the real-world-developer trying to meet the next deadline? And will your customer/boss let you do it? Erik Bennerhult will guide you through how the new regulation came into play and discuss examples on how the finance industry tries to comply with the new rules, from user interface down to data-modelling. Spoiler alert, some of the requirements are hard to interpret and even harder to implement. But who doesn’t love a challenge?