The data dilemma: too little is bad for profits, too much is bad for people. What is the Right Balance?

When? 22 November 2023
What time? 18:00 CET
Where? Brussels Chamber of Commerce (BECI) Av. Louise 500, 1050 Brussels

In our increasingly data-driven world, striking the right balance between data usage and privacy concerns has become a paramount challenge. We invite you to join our thought-provoking evening session during which a guest speaker Michael Segalla will converge to dissect the multifaceted aspects of data usage, its implications on profitability, and the ethical considerations that surround it.

About the speaker

Michael SEGALLA is Professor Emeritus of Management at HEC Paris. He is Franco-American, earned a Master of Political Science and International Relations and a Ph.D. in Organizational Studies and Labor Relations (University of Iowa). Over the years he lectured on topics such as Data Privacy, AI Ethics, Management, Human Resources, Organizational Behaviour, and Cross Cultural Risk at faculties including McGill University in Montreal, City University of New York in New York City, the City University of New York – Cornell University Master of Science in Industrial Relations, and Hangzhou Dianzi University. The Franco-American Commission for Education Exchange awarded him an Inter-foundation Grant to lecture on business school curriculum reform. From 2016 to 2017 he was a visiting professor in the Faculties of Management and Medicine at McGill University. From 2017 to 2019 he was Visiting Chair Professor in the School of Automation, Hangzhou Dianzi University in Hangzhou, China. He mentors Founders/CEOs for NewChip Accelerator and is a Partner at the International Board Foundation. He is HEC Paris’s most frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review and its international editions.


  • 18:00-19:00 welcome and initial networking
  • 19:00-20:00 interactive lecture and Q&A
  • 20:00-21:30 networking


The ticket price is €25.

Registration is open until 21 November.

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