Stephen is a co-founder of Ground Labs, leading a global team empowering its customers to discover, identify and secure sensitive data across their organizations. As the Chief Evangelist, he leads its worldwide product development, sales and marketing and business operations and was instrumental in extending Ground Labs’ presence with enterprise customers. Stephen has deep security domain expertise with a focus on electronic payments and data security compliance. He is a frequent speaker at industry events on topics related to data security, risk mitigation and cybersecurity trends and futures. He started Ground Labs after holding leadership positions at Paycorp Holdings, a provider of integrated electronic payments solutions; he also held engineering roles with Webpay, a payment services provider later acquired by Fidelity, and Webtel, an early Australian ISP.
The tech market is showing that it is getting more serious about consumer data privacy, with a new wave of privacy restrictions on the horizon. Apple’s announcement to adapt its “Identifier for Advertisers” mechanism sent shockwaves through Silicon Valley, rewriting and leaving gaps in the advertising ecosystem. This panel will discuss these gaps and how organisations handling consumer data can manage the emerging risks.