Finn Lützow-Holm Myrstad

Information security researcher
Finn Lützow-Holm Myrstad leads the development of better, more ethical digital policies and standards at the Norwegian Consumer Council.

Why you should listen

Using targeted research and global coalition building, Finn Lützow-Holm Myrstad and his team convince governments and companies to improve their policies. Myrstad is the EU Chair of the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue's INFOSOC Committee, which gathers 75 organizations from both sides of the Atlantic. Myrstad shapes opinion through addresses to audiences such as the G20, European Parliament, SXSW, Princeton University and TED.

Some of their projects so far include privacy and security challenges posed by: internet-connected devicesuser terms in apps and tech companies use of dark patterns. Myrstad informs his digital work with his business and LSE degrees as well as his previous experience in politics, energy and the private sector. In 2018 he was named amongst Politico's top influencers in the "GDPR power matrix," and in 2017 he and his team won the European Excellence Awards for best Public Affairs campaign for the work on connected toys.

Finn Lützow-Holm Myrstad’s TED talk

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Society 5.0: Talks from TED and Samsung

October 4, 2018

We live in an interconnected world where boundaries between physical and digital spaces are blurring. We can no longer think about innovation in isolation, but must consider how emerging technologies — like artificial intelligence, augmented reality, the Internet of Things, 5G networks, robotics and the decentralized web — will combine to create (we hope!) a […]

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