Fredrik Forslund serves as Vice President, Enterprise & Cloud Erasure Solutions for Blancco, a division of Blancco Technology Group.
Fred has 20 years’ experience in IT Security and previously founded SafeIT Security, a security software company focusing on encryption and selective data erasure. With a keen eye for streamlining corporate IT security efficiencies and maintaining compliance with data privacy legislation, he is often regarded as a trusted advisor among customers.
Prior to joining Blancco, he served as a Management Consultant for McKinsey & Company. Having lived and worked in the U.S., Southeast Asia, South America and Europe, Forslund understands the operational, financial and cultural nuances of driving global business growth. When he’s not guiding customers through data erasure, or working with Blancco’s internal teams, he can be found speaking at industry conferences across the world.
As director of the International Data Sanitization Consortium, Fredrik oversees the direction and vision of the organization. Drawing from a multi-national team of leaders in the fields of enterprise data security, IT asset disposition, advisory services and global regulations, Fred guides the IDSC in providing clarity on and setting standards for secure data sanitisation best practices that can meet the stringent data privacy, security, and compliance needs of organisations worldwide.