How to Tackle Consent under GDPR? – 3XE Digital Conversion


Achint Sehgal is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and a Privacy Engineer at OneTrust. He is globally responsible for solutions engineering at OneTrust. In his role, Sehgal advises many of the world’s leading organizations on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) solution implementations with extensive experience building and scaling enterprise-level privacy programs.

On a regular day at work, he liaisons with Privacy, Product, Marketing, R&D, PSO, and Sales teams for driving product roadmap and working directly with their customers, while also offering GDPR solution implementation best practices. Sehgal frequently speaks at industry events, including global PrivacyConnect workshops, where he provides deep insight into regulatory issues and practical approaches to compliance.

Achint Sehgal is a keynote at 3XE Digital Conversion Conference on 8th February 2018. He is speaking on the much-discussed topic in digital industry – GDPR: How to Tackle Consent and Preference Management. Consent is an active area that many organizations are currently struggling with in GDPR (and ePrivacy). Consent impacts both B2B and B2C marketing activities, as well as deeper business activities that may require consent such as automatic decision making, processing special categories of data, or cross-border data transfers. This session will help clarify why consent is so unique in GDPR, when you do (and don’t) need consent, and practical case studies of how to tackle consent, re-consent, and preference management in practice.

GDPR Consent by OneTrust at 3XE Digital Conversion

OneTrust is a global leader in enterprise privacy management software, enabling organizations to operationalize privacy compliance. The platform is used by over 1500 organizations worldwide to demonstrate compliance with regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Prior to OneTrust, Sehgal spent several years as a solutions architect at global technology organizations, where he implemented infrastructures in the Human Capital Management, Procure-to-Pay, and Order-2-Cash Saas spaces.  He holds a M.S. in Manufacturing Systems and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Ahead of the conference, we had a quick conversation with 3XE Digital keynote Achint Sehgal about his outlook on digital developments and his participation with 3XE Digital:

3XE Digital: Tell us about your journey in the digital world and one thing that inspired you here.

Sehgal: Beginning with education, and through industry experiences, I’ve constantly been involved in design and implementations of B2B & B2C solutions, with far reaching audience. I’m most inspired by individuals committed to providing the best products on the market.

3XE Digital: What will you be speaking about at 3XE?

Sehgal: I will be speaking about practical approaches to managing Consent as required under GDPR.

3XE Digital: What are the 3 takeaways that you think delegates will get from your presentation?

Sehgal: Delegates will get:

    1. How Consent is specifically defined under GDPR
    2. Practical ways of getting consent from individuals
    3. Regulatory requirements for Consent and the overall consent lifecycle

3XE Digital: What emerging trends will affect your business during 2018?

Sehgal: We believe that the upcoming ePrivacy Regulation and the enforcement of the GDPR will impact the privacy industry – also impacted by the increasing awareness amongst people about their rights under these regulations.

3XE Digital: What websites and people influence you on a day to day basis?

Sehgal: LinkedIn’s Daily Rundowns, World Economic Forum, Product Hunt, Your Story, and Humans of NY. I’m most inspired by leaders such as Elon Musk and Jeff Weiner.

3XE Digital: How was year 2017 for you? What are your plans for this year?

Sehgal: 2017 was a year full of personal and professional growth. Looking forward to the rest of 2018 with advances in global professional footprint and traveling to more places around the world.

Achint Sehgal is speaking at 3XE Digital Conversion Conference on Thursday, 8th February in Croke Park, Dublin.

Find the event schedule here – 3XE Digital Conversion, 8th Feb 2018

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