Theo Blackwell
Theo Blackwell Chief Digital Officer City of London London, United Kingdom

Biography

Appointed in 2017 as London’s first Chief Digital Officer, Theo leads on London-wide digital transformation, data and smart city initiatives at City Hall.

We are committed to working with the tech sector and other cities across the world to build a bold people-first approach to the way data and technology serve those who live, work and visit our great city.

Sessions

Save to calendar 20-11-2019 14:45 20-11-2019 16:45 Europe/Madrid Data-Strategies: Principles, Standards, Digital Rights and Data Ethics

In the last few years, cities have upskilled their data capabilities and data governance has become mainstream discussion. Although individuals have expanded rights over their data, under the European GDPR and Data Protection Act (DPA), there are still strong concerns about the governance of smart city data and the protection of citizens’ digital rights. What should cities do develop a successful and responsible management of data and technological sovereignty guaranteeing citizens’ digital rights?

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