Ulrika Dellrud joins Smarter Contracts as Strategic Advisor
Smarter Contracts, the company behind the next generation consent management platform, Pulse, welcomes Ulrika Dellrud as a strategic advisor.
Dellrud is the Global Chief Privacy Officer for PayU - a global payments service provider owned by the Prosus Group. Dellrud is also a long-standing leading Member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) to which she currently contributes as a member of its Women Leading Privacy Advisory Board and the Certification Advisory Board. Prior to joining PayU, Dellrud spent a number of years in executive privacy and legal roles with Oracle, Novartis, Iron Mountain Europe, and General Electric as well as in private practice in Belgium and the United States. Dellrud, as Swedish and US qualified attorney, is a member of the New York bar and a Member of the Executive Committee of the Georgetown University of European Law Alumni Advisory Board.
Dellrud brings a wealth of legal, regulatory and privacy experience to Smarter Contracts at a time when the company, founded in 2018, is at an important stage of growth following their recent equity investment valuing the company at £32 million.
Wayne Lloyd, CEO of Smarter Contracts, comments: “The appointment of Ulrika is a huge coup for Smarter Contracts and one that myself and the rest of the team are extremely proud of, given her vast experience, knowledge and expertise in privacy. Having spoken with Ulrika for a number of weeks we were delighted to see just how passionate she was about the quality of the innovation Pulse offers to all privacy professionals. We look forward to working with Ulrika and introducing the additional layers of privacy functionality that we’re currently working on.
Dellrud comments: “During the time I have spent getting to know the Smarter Contracts team, I have been very impressed by their professionalism and what I believe is a completely new and unique approach towards privacy. Having worked in this space for more than 20 years, I believe that Pulse’s approach allows organizations to more easily grasp privacy and overcome challenging concepts by using some of the most innovative sets of tools I have seen. I very much look forward to working with the team and helping them further enrich their platform and I’m confident that the additional products they have in development can take what I have already seen, even further”.