Dr Igor Máté

Global Data Privacy Manager, Tetra Pak Group

Dr. Mate is the data privacy head of Tetra Pak, the world’s number one food packaging company, operating in 160 countries with over 25,000 employees. Previously, Dr. Mate was the Group Data Protection Manager of Norsk Hydro Extrusion, the world leader aluminium solutions company. He also held numerous legal and compliance management positions at large European financial institutions, like Provident Financial, Intesa San Paolo and Bayerische Landesbank and was senior associate to the UK based global law firm CMS Cameron McKenna.  

Dr. Mate has a master’s degree in law from the ELTE University (Hungary), he also studied International Business Relations at Tufts University (USA) and European Affairs at Leiden University (The Netherlands).  He is member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the European Association of Data Protection Professionals, and co-Chair of Stockholm PrivacyConnect.

My Sessions
June 24, 2021 12:00 PM
Why Do Cars Need Brakes? Questioning the Need for Regulation

A car needs brakes to enable it to go faster!  The same analogy can be applied to the need for regulation, for as technology grows, gains speed, and pushes envelopes, regulation acts as the brakes enabling this exciting expansion. This session will discuss and question the need for regulation as a steadying influence on technologies such as AI/ML, Blockchain, Quantum Computing and more.

Speakers include:

  • Thomas Besore, Attorney/Owner, Thomas G Besore, Attorney at Law
  • Emma Martins, Data Protection Commissioner, Office of the Data Protection Authority, Guernsey
  • Dr. Igor Máté, Global Data Privacy Manager, Tetra Pak Group
  • Lene Gram Skjoldager, Senior Compliance Manager, Wired Relations
  • More to be announced