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AmCham EU members discuss the future of the EU data economy in Bulgaria

9 Oct 2017
EP Outreach TF

During a delegation visit to Sofia, Bulgaria ahead of the upcoming Presidency of the Council of the European Union, AmCham EU participated in a conference organised by AmCham Bulgaria.

The conference, entitled ‘Europe at the forefront of the digital transformation,’ focused on ways to build the European economy via free flow of data and smart regulation, cybersecurity, cloud computing and Internet of Things.

In a discussion on the future of the European data economy, Karl Cox, Chair of AmCham EU provided opening remarks, and a number of AmCham EU members participated in the panel. AmCham EU representatives reiterated the need to complete the Digital Single Market by adopting future-proof policies.

Speakers

Moderated by: Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU;

Thomas Myrup Kristensen, Managing Director, EU Affairs, Facebook;

Matthias Sachs, Senior Corporate Affairs Manager CELA, Microsoft;

Lyubomir Minchev, Group Chief Executive Officer, Telelink Group;

George Hira, Senior Account Manager, Oracle East Central Europe Limited Bulgaria;

Liam Benham, Vice-President, Government and Regulatory Affairs, IBM Europe;

Claudia Selli, EU Affairs Director, AT&T;

and Iravan Hira, Managing Director, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Bulgaria.