The fourth business lecture (The 2020 CMO – Leading Business Transformation) was given by Karl Weaver and Ruth Saunders.
Now that the 25th May has come and gone, I really felt I had to mark the event with some commentary on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Speech by Stefan Fafinski, Master of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists on the Occasion of the Marketors' Spring Lunch of 19th April 2018
“Oh, good” you must be thinking. Another talk on the General Data Protection Regulation. From an Information Technologist. And a lawyer. Who owns a bound copy, courtesy of the Worshipful Company of World Traders.
Much of the narrative about GDPR has focussed on how it restricts what marketers can do, and how bad that will be.
I have now held two more Business Lectures, and I feel it is about time I wrote a further blog to consolidate and summarise where we have got to in our journey to understand the challenges facing the 2020 CMO.
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1. The widely-held belief that marketing is mainly a communications function