Sofia Edvardsen is Partner at law firm Sharp Cookies Advisors and will hold a keynote about “Cybersecurity incident management for hyper-scalers” on the Cybersecurity track, on February 14th. With extensive experience as an attorney, Sofia has worked closely with various organisations. That enables her to provide practical and realistic solutions to emerging legal challenges, also aiming to help make the right decisions based on an understanding of what is possible today and what the future might bring. In her role as Partner at Sharp Cookie Advisors, she and her team represent sellers and buyers of cloud computing (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS models), software licensing and other technology transactions. She also holds the role of Data Protection Officer for several global companies as well as start-ups. In addition, she provides services to Data Protection Programs for health care providers and companies in media, marketing, retail and tech. Sofia also leads the Swedish chapter of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). In that role, she facilitates the development of privacy-enhancing practices for the Swedish industry and the public sector. Sofia Edvardsen graduated from the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg and has a degree from Chalmers University of Technology. She is a certified privacy professional and holds a CIPP/E certification. She has served as in-house legal counsel of a global telecom company, in-house legal counsel at a technology investment fund and as a lawyer in the Stockholm and London offices of Baker McKenzie law firm.