Cloud Expo Europe
 

 

21 - 22 March 2018 ExCeL London
CLOUD. IOT. DATA. PLATFORMS. INFRASTRUCTURE. 

Co-Located With:

  • CSE
  • BDW
  • IoT
  • dcw

TECHNOLOGY BEYOND YOUR IMAGINATION.

Take a journey into new digital possibilities at Cloud Expo Europe 2017

 

 

Presentations Slides

Below you will find the presentation slides from Cloud Expo Europe 2017.

Cloud Expo Keynote Theatre

Wednesday 15th March

10:10 - 10:35 Digital disruption - why taking action is the only option
Paul Bolt Director, Small & Midmarket Solutions & Partners, Microsoft 

10:45 - 11:10 How does a CIO make a race car go faster?
Craig  Charlton Chief Information Officer, McLaren Technology Group

11:15 - 11:40 Arts in the Cloud
Jon Cheyne Director of IT, National Theatre

11:45 - 12:10 Reality-Based IT Strategies to Accelerate Transformation
Richard  Munro CTO Cloud Services, EMEA, VMware

12:15 - 12:50 Super Providers - One Cloud To Rule Them All – Is Hybrid The Super Providers Killer Infrastructure?
John Easton IBM Cloud Adoption Advisor, EMEA , IBM Cloud Europe,
James Matthews Senior Product Marketing Manager, Cloud & Enterprise, Microsoft 
Derek Cockerton Director ESI and Cloud EMEA , Dell EMC
Simon Crawley, Trice Director of Global Solutions & Services, EMEA, Rackspace.

12:55 - 13:20 Big Data analytics – delivering BI as a service
Claus  Bjoernsten Director, EMEA Cloud Service Provider Sales, Intel Corporation

12:55 - 13:20 Big Data analytics – delivering BI as a service
Liz  Allen, IT Director, Parcelforce Worldwide Portfolio, Royal Mail Group
Peter  Ruffley,Chairman & Chief Product Evangelist, Zizo

13:25 - 13:50 Bringing together the power of technology to digitally transform your business
Matthew Finnie CTO, Interoute
 
13:55 - 14:35 Multi-cloud – Trends for the future
Alex  Hilton CEO, Cloud Industry Forum, 
Oliver  Pinson-Roxburgh EMEA Technical Director, Alert Logic, 
Jay Workman Sr. Director, vCloud Air Network Program Marketing, VMware,
Nigel  Tozer Solutions Marketing Director EMEA ,Commvault, 
Richard  Tooth Business Development Director, Microsoft
Sean McAvan Managing Director, Navisite

14:40 - 15:05 Reimagining the business of IT
Charles Nasser CEO, Claranet

15:10 - 15:35 Making Data-Driven Decisions for Better DevOps Outcomes
Andi Mann Chief Technology Advocate, Splunk

15:40 - 16:05 How to manage the lifecycle of Micro-Services at scale?
Micheal  Benedict Product Management, Cloud & Data Infrastructure, Pinterest

16:10 - 16:35 Extreme Innovation and the Cloud. Are you prepared for the unknown competitor? 
John Abel Head of Technology & Cloud, Oracle UK and Ireland

Thursday 16th March

10:00 - 10:25 Transform Your Business with Apps - How SThree revolutionsed their organisation with an employee app built with Salesforce App Cloud
Lance Fisher CIO, SThree, 
Richard  Metcalfe RVP App Cloud UK, Salesforce

10:30 - 10:55 Clouds, Containers and more: The IT revolution is underway
Ray O'Farrell Chief Technology Officer and Chief Development Officer, VMware

11:00 - 11:40 Women in Technology - panel discussion 
Alejandra Leon Moreno Director, Lead Architect Digital , Architecture & Emerging Technologies, Philips IT, 
Clare McDonald Business Editor, Computer Weekly, 
Susanne Chishti CEO & Founder @FINTECHCircle @FINTECHTours Chairman @FTCInnovate Co-Founder @TheFINTECHBook
Sue Daley Head of Big Data, Cloud and Mobile Services, techUK
  
11:45 - 12:10 Delivering on Digital Transformation in a Multi-Cloud World
Richard Munro CTO Cloud Services, EMEA, VMware
Ray O'Farrell Chief Technology Officer and Chief Development Officer, VMware
Glen Larkin Technical Architect, Marks and Spencer
Sunny Sharma former CTO, Highways England

12:15 - 12:40 Transforming Internet Access with Cloud-Based Service Operations
Geng Lin Head of Infrastructure Services, Next Billion Users, Google
  
12:45 - 13:10 Dell EMC: Cloud and the Evolution of the Data Centre
Derek Cockerton Director ESI and Cloud EMEA, Dell EMC

13:15 - 13:40 Digital disruption - why taking action is the only option
James  Matthews, Microsoft 

13:45 - 14:10 Multi-Cloud – Practical Use Cases
Sean McAvan Managing Director, Navisite 

14:15 - 14:40 Cloud Optimised Applications
Jan  Haglund Head of Technology Management, Business Unit IT & Cloud, Ericsson
Ben Woo Principal Analyst, Neuralytix

14:45 - 15:20 What Will Software-Defined Networking And Networking Functions Virtualisation Mean For Telcos And Cloud Service Providers?
Neil McRae Managing Director and Chief Architect, BT
Diego R.  López Head of Technology Exploration & Standards – GCTO Unit, Telefónica I+D
Finbarr Joy Group CTO, Lebara
Damian Murray Director, Iricent
Jan  Haglund, Head of Technology Management, Business Unit IT & Cloud, Ericsson

15:25 - 15:50 Tech Startup of the Year - Disruptive Pitch 2017 Winner

 

Agile Networks (SDN & NFV) Theatre

Wednesday 15th March

10:05 - 10:30 Traditional Enterprise Network vs. SD-WAN
Mathias Zimmermann, Chief Solutions Architect, NTT Europe Ltd.
Sponsored by NTT Europe 

10:35 - 11:00 Container Orchestration & Management in Hybrid Clouds for Secure and Trustworthy Operations
Sean Jenkins, Director of Cloud Transformation UK, Ericsson
Sponsored by Ericsson

11:05 - 11:30 Vodafone Ocean: Current Status, Challenges and Next Steps
David Amzallag, Group Head of Network Virtualisation, SDN and NFV, Vodafone  

11:35 - 12:00 The Agile converged network – research status and future
Mansoor Hanif, Director for Converged Networks and Innovation, BT 

12:05 - 12:30 The Cloud without the internet – the Business Case for Direct Connect
Al Burgio, Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Console Connect Inc
Sponsored by Console Network Solutions

12:35 - 13:00 Software Defined Infrastructure Made Easy
Paolo Vecchi, Director, Yottabyte Europe Ltd
Sponsored by Yotta Byte

13:05 - 13:30 Cloud: why not build your own?
Lukasz Lacniak, Business Solutions Architect, Comarch UK
Sponsored by Comarch

13:35 - 14:00 Addressing real customer challenges with SDN & NFV - In Association with Cloud Industry Forum
Mark Lewis, EVP, Connectivity & Unified Communications, Interoute 

14:05 - 14:30 Driving Cloud Scale for SaaS and online Service Businesses with Kaminario
Tom O’Neill, CTO, International, Kaminario  Sponsored by Kaminario

14:35 - 15:00 Enabling large-scale cloud deployment using AIC SMART rack
Peter Pan Vice President, New Technology Research & Development Division, AIC Inc.
Sponsored by AIC

15:05 - 15:30 SD-WAN - the Truth, the whole Truth and nothing but the Truth
Mark Lewis, EVP, Connectivity & Unified Communications, Interoute 
Sponsored by Interoute

15:35 - 16:00 Driving a successful Cloud First initiative: a case study with News UK
Nigel Tozer Solutions Marketing Director EMEA , Commvault 
Juan Beetge Storage & Compute Manager, News UK
Sponsored by CommVault

16:05 - 16:40 Software Defined Everything – What Are The Likely Benefits And Probable Outcomes For Service Providers That Adopt Software Defined Infrastructure?
Bob  Plumridge, CTO EMEA, Hitachi Data Systems & SNIA Europe Board Director 
Naor  Weissmann CEO, Heili 
Richard Hall Chief Executive, CloudOrigin 
Michael Guggemos, Chief Information Officer, Insight 

Thursday 16th March

10:05 - 10:30 Using automated SDN/NFV infrastructure to provide security, agility and insight for dynamic cloud connectivity
Daniel Joseph Barry, VP Positioning and Chief Evangelist, Napatech
Sponsored by Napatech

10:35 - 11:00  Neil McRae Managing Director and Chief Architect, BT 

11:05 - 11:30 Managing micro services & multi-tenant infrastructure for Twitter Scale
J.J. Jeyappragash, Engineering and Product Lead, Cloud Infrastructure Management, Twitter 

11:35 - 12:00 SD-WAN: Evolution or Revolution?
Ivano Rondelli, Director, Network Services, NTT Communications
Sponsored by NTT Europe

12:35 - 13:00 Agile (and secure) network service prototyping and DevOps
Diego R. López, Head of Technology Exploration & Standards – GCTO Unit, Telefónica I+D 

13:05 - 13:30 My CTO loves Software-Defined Data Centres (SDDC)
François Loiseau, Senior Cloud Architect, OVH
Sponsored by OVH

13:35 - 14:00 The Enterprise says Goodbye to the Public Internet – Why the Age of the Internet Bypass is upon Us  
Al Burgio Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Console Connect Inc
Sponsored by Console Network Solutions

14:05 - 14:30 Enabling UC Security and Interworking at Scale in the Cloud
Matt Hurst, Technical Director, Sonus 
Sponsored by Sonus Networks

14:35 - 15:00 Dark Fibre, SDN and Network Agility - Leveraging the UK opportunity for faster service turn-up, cheaper connectivity and user control John Mitchell, Director Product Management, Sorrento Networks 

15:05 - 15:30 Leveraging Cloud to profit from Virtualized B2B services
Arindam Banerjee, Vice President Strategy, Netcracker Technology
Sponsored by Nec Netcracker

15:35 - 16:00 Edge- Core 
Sponsored by Edge- Core

Cloud Innovations Theatre

Wednesday 15th March

09:50 - 10:15 Toward a cloud-native organisation
James  Stewart Independent Consultant (ex-Government Digital Service),  

10:20 - 10:45 Cloud Optimisation – Getting the most from your cloud
Jonathan  Bowers Managing Director , UKfast Sponsored by UKfast
Chris Folkerd Director of Enterprise Technologies, UKfast 

10:50 - 11:15 Embracing the power of the enterprise cloud 
Paul Phillips Regional Director Western Europe , Nutanix 
Sponsored by Nutanix

11:20 - 11:45 The Evolution of Application Load Balancing  
Ignacio Leon Senior Sales Engineer, Citrix
Sponsored by Citrix

11:50 - 13:15 Disruptive Tech TV presents: Disruptive Pitch Series Finale 

13:20 - 13:45 Mastering the Art of Service Excellence Omar 
Abdel-Aziz Senior Partner Support Consultant, ConnectWise
Sponsored by ConnectWise

13:50 - 14:15 Preparing for Persistent Memory in the Data Centre
Bob Plumridge CTO EMEA, Hitachi Data Systems & SNIA Europe Board Director

14:20 - 14:45 Storage agility for Enterprise Cloud 
Mark Young Senior Director of Systems Engineering EMEA, Tintri
Sponsored by Tintri

14:50 - 15:15 The evolution to assured cloud connectivity services
Duncan Puller, Vice President, Cloud Strategy, Ciena
Sponsored by Ciena

15:20 - 15:40 Business continuity in case of total disaster
Sigve Torvik, General Manager , KeepItSafe® Nordic Countries and Benelux  
Dan Løfgren, Tech Presale, KeepItSafe® Nordics  
Sponsored by KeepItSafe

15:45 - 16:05 Software Defined Data Centre 101
Ben Woo, Principal Analyst, Neuralytix 

16:10 - 16:30 Enterprise clouds – Can you build and run an AWS-like cloud within your enterprise?
Raj Ramchandani, General Manager, Cloud Products, Accelerite
Sponsored by Accelerite

16:35 - 16:55 Strategies for technology adoption in a Cloud Computing Environment
Antony Cousins, Director of Customer Success, ProFinda 

Thursday 16th March

10:20 - 10:45 How to Recover from a Ransomware Infection; LIVE
James Mason Resident Ransomware Expert, Datto
Sponsored by Datto

10:50 - 11:15 Session sponsored by Nutanix 

11:20 - 11:45 Re-defining Data Management for the Cloud Data Centre
Ed Morgan Sales Engineers WEMEA , Rubrik 

11:50 - 12:15 Application Delivery in the Hybrid Cloud Model
Micheál Higgins Principal Technical Product Manager & Cloud Guru, KEMP Technologies
Sponsored by Kemp

12:20 - 12:40 Building and Managing a Hybrid Computing Platform, using both On-Premise and Cloud based services
Paul Brunyee Solutions Architect Manager, BigTec UK
Sponsored by Big Technology 

12:45 - 13:10 How to deliver real time, scalable, cloud access to Microsoft Azure and keep up with your ever-changing business requirements  
Nick  Layzell Managed Services Sales Consultant , EMEA , Telehouse Europe 
Richard  Warner Microsoft Networking Partner Lead, EMEA , Microsoft
Sponsored by Telehouse

13:45 - 14:10 Are Hybrid Clouds Real Or Imaginary?
Phil Laslett  Strategic Alliances Director, Sungard
Sponsored by Sungard
Rob Quickenden Chief Strategy Officer, Cisilion 
Kfir  Nissan CEO, Distribyte Ltd 
Sim  Upadhyayula Director, Supermicro 

14:15 - 14:40 Market and Technology Readiness Levels (MTRL) - Why market readiness is important for successful innovation launches
Michel Drescher Director, Cloud Consult Ltd. 
Frank Khan  Sullivan , StrategicBlue  

14:45 - 15:10 Five Strategies For Accelerating Cloud Deployment In The Enterprise
Mike  Bainbridge Chief Digital Technologist, Rackspace 
Mark  Adams  Managing Director, CCO, Cloudmore AB  
Kelvin Harrison Chairman, Atlas Cloud Ltd 
Gwil  Davies Director, Deloitte 

15:15 - 15:40 Moving to the Cloud?—Don’t Forget About Print!
Tom Barber Senior Director, PrinterOn
Sponsored by PrinterOn

Cloud Service Providers Theatre

Wednesday 15th March

09:50 - 10:15 Understanding the different types of cloud services
Mehdi Bekkai Private Cloud Product Manager, OVH
Sponsored by OVH

10:20 - 10:45 Lessons in Googlenomics for the European Market 
Andy Long, Director, Strategic Development, Hydro66
Sponsored by Hydro66

10:50 - 11:15 How to get more from your cloud provider 
Rob Ibbitson, VP Cloud Computing Products and Development, Interoute 
Sponsored by Interoute

11:20 - 11:45 Alexa Build my Application Platform – The Reality of Infrastructure as Code & PeopleLess Operations
Kevin Linsell, Director, Strategy & Architecture, Adapt (a Datapipe company)
Mark Duhm, Hyperscaler Practice Lead, Datapipe Europe
Sponsored by Adapt

11:50 - 12:15 How to Recover from a Ransomware Infection; LIVE
James Mason, Resident ransomware expert, Datto
Sponsored by Datto

12:20 - 12:45 Cloud security without secured connectivity? Really?
Gilad Preminger, Head of Service Providers & Cloud Solutions, ECI
Sponsored by ECI Telecom

12:50 - 13:15 Rely on the Internet to run your business? - Find out how joining an Internet exchange and peering can make your service faster, more resilient and cost effective
Richard Petrie Chief Technical Officer (CTO), LINX
Sponsored by London Internet Exchange Ltd

13:20 - 13:45 The importance of a multi-cloud pit wall
Niels Hilbrink, European Director of Solution Design, NTT Europe Ltd.
Sponsored by NTT Europe 

13:50 - 14:15 MSPs: Learn How to Boost Cloud Services Revenue by 50 percent in 1 Year
Eran Farajun Executive Vice President, Asigra  
Rob Tomlin Managing Director, UK and Ireland, Azlan
Sponsored by Asigra

14:20 - 14:45 Hybrid backup, recovery and data protection - "It just works"
Jean Vangramberen Sales Director EMEA, EVault from Carbonite 
Philip Nowlan Technical Manager EMEA, EVault from Carbonite
Sponsored by Carbonite Operations B.V

14:50 - 15:15 Should Telcos Compete Or Partner With Cloud Service Providers? & Can Mobile Operators Offer Cloud Services?
Marco Carrubba Cloud Portfolio Proposition Manager, Global and Large Enterprise Portfolio, Vodafone Group 
Harun Barış Bulut CEO, PlusClouds 

15:20 - 15:45 Why and how select open cloud components for my information systems?
Marc  Dutoo Open Source Architect & R&D Leader, Smile 
Denis  Caromel CEO & Founder, ActiveEon 

15:50 - 16:15 Future 2027-The Next 10 Years-How Does The Future Look For Cloud Service Providers And Cloud Ecosystems
Chris  Williams VP, PliantCloud 
Michael Wicander CEO, Cloudmore AB  
Sean McAvan Managing Director, Navisite  
Lawrence Jones MBE CEO, UKFast 

16:20 - 16:45 Self-Service Availability for your IaaS platform with Veeam
Luca  Dell’Oca Cloud Architect, Veeam
Sponsored by Veeam

Thursday 16th March

09:50 - 10:15 Our Migration to a Managed Cloud on AWS: The Why’s, How’s and Key Learnings
Stuart Brocklehurst Chief Executive Officer, Applegate   
Kevin  Linsell Director, Strategy & Architecture, Adapt (a Datapipe company)
Sponsored by Adapt

10:20 - 10:45 Prevention is not enough – security in the cloud 
Dave Beesley Technical Director, NetDef
Sponsored by Novosco

10:50 - 11:15 Traditional Doesn’t Mean Out of Date: A Brief History of Time
Graham Crich Director, Cloud and Service Provider Partners, EMEA, VMware
Sponsored by VMware

11:20 - 11:45 Hybrid Cloud Solutions – Azure WAP and Stack
Stuart Nielsen-Marsh Director Microsoft Strategy, Pulsant Ltd
Sponsored by Dell

11:50 - 12:15 The Revenue Acceleration Secret 7% of Vendors Know, That You Don’t
Pierre Poggi EMEA Business Development Director, Sales, Impartner
Sponsored by IMPARTNER

12:20 - 12:45 Service Provider's Roadmap To Revenue In 2017: How To Measure Your Performance From The Clients Perspective
Stefano Festa CTO, NETisON  James  Ball Business Development Director , clckwrk 
Ray Bricknell Managing Director, Clover index 

12:50 - 13:15 Accelerating Cloud workloads with Intel Xeon processors and FPGA
Eoin  McConnell FPGA Product Director, Intel Data Center Group, Intel
Sponsored by Intel

13:20 - 13:45 Flexible, Fluid, Intelligent Networking
Mark  Daley Director of Corporate Strategy and Product, Epsilon Telecommunications
Sponsored by Epsilion Telecomunications 

13:50 - 14:15 Session delivered by Spotinst
Lee Wagner, Spotinst  

14:20 - 14:45 How to build strong and lasting relationships with your customers: Customer 4.0
Michel Drescher , Cloud Consult Ltd 
Roger  Williams , Intelligent Linking Ltd 
Mattias Ganslandt CEO, Multigrid Data Centers 
Gustav  Bergquist  COO, Multigrid Data Centers 

DevOps, Containers, Open Cloud and Software Architecture Theatre

Wednesday 15th March

09:45 - 10:10 Continuous Delivery in the Enterprise with Jenkins & Docker
Adrian Waters Solutions Architect, CloudBees Sponsored by CloudBees

10:15 - 10:40 Session delivered by Docker
Steven Thwaites EMEA Technical Presales , Docker Sponsored by Docker

10:45 - 11:10 Beyond test & dev. Enterprise Containers-as-a-Service 
Kiril Petsev  Datacenter Architect , HPE
Sponsored by HPE

11:45 - 12:10 Automating The Cloud - Pre-baking and preserving compliance with HashiCorp tooling
Jordan  Taylor DevOps Practitioner, Contino 

12:15 - 12:40 Transforming your business through the use of Containers, Rancher and the PaaS approach to infrastructure
Anthony Green Director of Cloud Computing, Interoute 
Sponsored by Interoute

13:15 - 13:40 5 lessons learned from delivering DevOps solutions to over 100 customers globally
Andy  Cureton Managing Director, ECS Digital
Sponsored by ECS Digital

13:45 - 14:10 IT Automation: Rethinking Enterprise Infrastructure
Nigel  Kersten Chief Technical Strategist, Puppet
Sponsored by Puppet

14:15 - 14:40 DevOps – The little train that could
Paul Houghton Technology Delivery Manager, NHS Digital 

15:15 - 15:40 Deploying to Google Cloud Engine and Kubernetes with GitLab
Sean Packham Content Lead, GitLab
Sponsored by GitLab

15:45 - 16:10 How to deliver DevOps in a Legacy World - In Association with Cloud Industry Forum
Simon Ratcliffe Principal Consultant, Ensono 

16:15 - 16:45 Strategies for Building Open Cloud-Enabled Infrastructure
Wayne Lewis Head of Consulting EMEA Oracle Linux & Virtualisation, Oracle  
Sponsored by Oracle

Thursday 16th March

09:45 - 10:10 Fully managed cloud in 60 minutes
Jaydeep  Marfatia Director of Product Management, Cloud Products, Accelerite
Sponsored by Accelerite

10:15 - 10:40 From TRL to MRL: Assessing Open Source Project Market Readiness
Cédric  Thomas CEO, OW2 

10:45 - 11:10 ITV’s Common Platform
Tom Clark Head of Common Platform, ITV plc 

11:15 - 11:40 My journey from Fragile, to Agile and now DevOps
Jason Man Head of DevOps, ECS Digital
Sponsored by ECS Digital

11:45 - 12:10 A Dev Ops postmortem: how to deal with a disaster when even your disaster recovery fails
Richard Pidgeon Regional Director - EMEA, GitLab
Sponsored by GitLab

12:15 - 12:40 DevOps Principles for Enterprise IT
Christina Hogan Principal Network Engineer, AT&T 

12:45 - 13:10 Cloud 2.0: Take Back Control – Make the Cloud work for you
Kelly Murphy Founder and Chief Evangelist, HyperGrid
Sponsored by Hypergrid Europe

13:15 - 13:40 5 Steps for Container Security
Amir Jerbi CTO and co-founder, Aqua Security
Sponsored by AquaSecurity

13:45 - 14:05 OCCIware: Extensible and Standard-based XaaS Platform To Manage Everything in The Clouds
Marc Dutoo Open Source Architect & R&D Leader, Smile 

14:15 - 14:40 CHOReVOLUTION Project to Facilitate Cross-Organization Service Integration 
Cédric  Thomas CEO, OW2 

14:45 - 15:10 How to Build a Cloud Platform for Disruption
Stephen Hampton CTO, Hutchinson Networks
Sponsored by Hutchingson Networks

15:15 - 15:40 Automating DevOps for Agility, Control and Consistency in a Multi-Cloud Environment
James Weir Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, UShareSoft  Alex Heneveld Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Cloudsoft 

15:45 - 16:10 Digital Transformation & Solvency II Simulations for L&G:  Optimizing, Accelerating and Migrating to the Cloud
Denis  Caromel CEO & Founder, ActiveEon 
Marco Castigliego Agile Team Leader, ActiveEon 
Paraita  Wohler Senior Software Engineer, ActiveEon 
Guido Imperiale Lead Integration Engineer, Legal & General 

16:15 - 16:40 Shorten deployment time using proper tooling
Antoine Mottier Technology evangelist, Bonitasoft 

Fintech, Finance & Banking Technology Theatre

Wednesday 15th March

10:05 - 10:30 Keynote: Introduction to Financial Technology & Overview on the Global FINTECH Sector
Susanne Chishti CEO FINTECH Circle and Co-Editor of the bestselling book:  “The FINTECH Book” published by Wiley

10:35 - 11:00 Keynote: UK’s Government Open Banking Reform & its impact on Enterprise Innovation:  How to make Open API Platforms work for you
Nicole Anderson  CEO FINTECH Circle Innovate & Co-Editor of The InsurTECH Book

11:05 - 12:00 Panel 1: Collaboration via Open APIs
Eric  Mouilleron CEO , Bankable 
Katrin  Herrling CEO , FundingXChange 
Dele  Atanda CEO , Digitteria 
Richard Pinchin Solutions Architect, Verizon Enterprise Solutions 
Nicole  Anderson  CEO FINTECH Circle Innovate & Co-Editor of The InsurTECH Book

12:35 - 13:00 Panel 2: WealthTECH & P2P Lending Solutions
Iain  Niblock CEO , OrcaMoney 
Jake  Wombwell-Povey CEO , GojiP2P 
Susanne  Chishti CEO FINTECH Circle and Co-Editor of the bestselling book:  “The FINTECH Book” published by Wiley

13:05 - 13:30 Powering Your Journey To The Cloud
Dan  Hobson Senior Manager, Strategic Alliances & Partnerships, Rackspace 
Alex  Tanner Lead Systems Engineer, vCloud Air Network, UK 
Alex  Zivoder CEO, goHenry
Sponsored by Rackspace

13:35 - 14:05 Fireside Chat - Open API Strategies reinvented
Susanne  Chishti CEO FINTECH Circle and Co-Editor of the bestselling book:  “The FINTECH Book” published by Wiley,
Nigel Verdon Co-Founder & CEO, Railsbank 

14:05 - 14:30 Panel 3:  Open Banking Platforms & B2B Solutions
Simon  Glass CEO, qodeo 
Uday  Nimmakayala  CEO, Wealth Objects 
Frank  Bertele  CEO, NETZ 
Susanne  Chishti CEO FINTECH Circle and Co-Editor of the bestselling book:  “The FINTECH Book” published by Wiley

15:05 - 15:30  Keynote: FinTech Thought Leadership – How Business 2 Business Innovation Platforms can help tech companies to build up FinTech Thought-leadership
Nicolas  Steiner  Digital Ecosystem Director , FINTECH Circle Innovate 
Nicole  Anderson  CEO FINTECH Circle Innovate & Co-Editor of The InsurTECH Book

16:05 - 16:30 Panel: Data Privacy & Subscription Management 
Sonal Rattan  CTO, Exate Technology Ltd 
Peter  Lancos  CEO, Exate Technology Ltd 
Nicolas  Steiner  Digital Ecosystem Director , FINTECH Circle Innovate 
Peter  Myatt CEO, Get Beans Ltd 

16:35 - 17:00 How to fill an Open API strategy with a vibrant Fintech ecosystem?
Susanne Chishti CEO FINTECH Circle and Co-Editor of the bestselling book:  “The FINTECH Book” published by Wiley

Thursday 16th March

10:05 - 10:30 Leading European Private Equity Firm’s Modern Approach to Disaster Recovery Planning 
James  Holt Service Delivery Manager, Databarracks
Sponsored by Asigra

11:05 - 11:30 Customer 4.0: The customer led revolution, and how companies should respond to it
Michel Drescher, Cloud Consult Ltd. 

11:35 - 12:00 Secure Clouds from Intel. A differentiating necessity to do business, learn how a CSP partner  took advantage
Richard Curran EMEA Chief Security Officer, Intel 
Markus  Digimayer   Senior Product Manager, Server Hosting Department, 1&1
Sponsored by Intel

13:35 - 14:00 Migrating to the cloud- views from the first cloud-based bank in the UK
Francesca Gandolfo Chief Operations Officer, OakNorth Bank 

14:05 - 14:30 Blueprint/reference model for FS companies around Cloud SaaS selection/governance & deployment
Steve Dorward Lead Architect, Lloyds Banking Group 

14:35 - 15:00  Shreya Hewett CEO, TransferGuru 

Infrastructure, Storage & Virtualisation Theatre

Wednesday 15th March

09:45 - 10:10 Keeping the cloud secure - key considerations when selecting a provider - In Association with Cloud Industry Forum
Sandra  Bell Head of Business Continuity & ISDG Consulting (Europe), Sungard Availability Services 

10:15 - 10:40 Panel: Is a hybrid infrastructure strategy still the future?
Nicola  Hayes MD, European Data Centre Alliance
Mehrdad Noushazar CTO, Cryoserver 
Wayne Lloyd CEO , Ocean Intelligent Communications
Sponsored by Volta Data Centres

10:45 - 11:10 How Storage can be an enabler for your Multicloud Strategy 
Richard Fenton System Engineers Manager, Nimble Storage
Sponsored by Nimble Storage

11:15 - 11:40 Storage Done Right: Lesson Learned on coexisting on-premise and in the cloud
Tony Brown Systems Engineer, HGST a Western Digital Brand
Sponsored by Western Digital

11:45 - 12:10 Converting Hybrid Services to Value
Matt  Lovell CTO, Pulsant
Sponsored by Pulsant

12:15 - 12:40 Optimizing Cloud storage offerings by leveraging Intel's NVMe SSDs and platform optimizations
Jack Zhang Solution Architect, Intel Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group, Intel
Sponsored by Intel

12:45 - 13:10 Driving Agility: Simplifying the Move to Azure
Nigel  Tozer Solutions Marketing Director EMEA , Commvault 
Wayne Hazell Hybrid Cloud Storage Technical Sales, Microsoft 
Sponsored by CommVault

13:15 - 13:40 Solve Petabyte Storage Challenge with Hybrid Architecture at Scale
Florian  Rissio  Systems Engineer - Enterprise Solutions EMEA  , HGST a Western Digital Brand
Sponsored by Western Digital

13:45 - 14:10 How to Build an Extensible Data Center with Cloud Workload Mobility
Ben Hagai Chief Architect, Velostrata
Sponsored by Velostrata

14:15 - 14:40 The Era Of The Intelligent Cloud Sumit 
Sharma Digital Marketing Manager, Zoolz
Sponsored by Zoolz 

14:45 - 15:10 Achieving the promise of Cloud Automation
Greg  Charman Vice President of Solution and Services, Kelverion
Sponsored by Kelverion

15:15 - 15:40 Anatomy of a Cloud Service
Federico Minzoni Software Developer, Enter srl
Sponsored by Enter SRL

15:45 - 16:10 Software Defined Infrastructure Made Easy
Paolo Vecchi Director, Yottabyte Europe Ltd
Sponsored by Yotta Byte

Thursday 16th March

09:45 - 10:10 Availability Outside the Data Center
Michael  Cade  Technical Evangelist, Veeam 
Sponsored by Veeam

10:15 - 10:40 Utilising NVMe SSD as Memory Expansion to accelerate your Cloud
Esther Spanjer Director of Business Development, HGST a Western Digital Brand
Sponsored by Western Digital

11:45 - 12:10 How ready and willing are your peers within the UK’s SME sector when it comes to adopting Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)?
Stephen Ashley-Brian Product Manager Cloud Services, Gamma 
Sponsored by Gamma

12:15 - 12:40 What we’ve recently learned about making your Digital Transformation a success
Antonio  Piraino CTO, ScienceLogic
Sponsored by ScienceLogic

12:45 - 13:10 Maximizing performance with an all-flash array in the virtualization environment
Alan Lin Senior Manager, AccelStor Inc.
Sponsored by AccelStor

13:15 - 13:40 Digital Transformation and the Cloud
Nigel  Williams Sr Director Marketing EMEA, Commvault
Sponsored by CommVault

13:45 - 14:10 Thinking of migrating your traditional infrastructure management to OpenStack?
Vipul Sharma Technical Architect, Oracle
Sponsored by Oracle

14:15 - 14:40 Data Center Transformation – An Introduction to Hyperconverged Infrastructure
Mike  Beevor Senior Technical Marketing Manager, Pivot3
Sponsored by Pivot3

14:45 - 15:10 Is The Future Containers, Virtualization, Or Both?
Viktor  Petersson CEO and Co-founder, Screenly 
Ian  Pattison Cloud CTO & Blockchain Leader, IBM UK&I 

15:15 - 15:40 Software Defined Infrastructure Made Easy
Paolo  Vecchi Director, Yottabyte Europe Ltd
Sponsored by Yotta Byte

15:45 - 16:10 Storage for the Hybrid IT future
Tom Van Mulders EMEA Senior Technologist, HPE
Sponsored by HPE

Microsoft Theatre

Wednesday 15th March

11.00 - 11.20  Going global from your laptop - What does the Microsoft Cloud mean to your business?
James Matthews, Microsoft 

11.30 - 11.50  Where is my Data? - Exploring Data residency
Graham Hill, Director, UK Commercial Markets Strategy Group, Microsoft 

12.00 - 12.20 Data friend or foe? - An insight into GDPR 
Jaya  Aithani Head of Enterprise Legal, Microsoft 
Graham  Hill Director, UK Commercial Markets Strategy Group, Microsoft 

13.00 - 13.20  Going global from your laptop - What does the Microsoft Cloud mean to your business?
James Matthews, Microsoft 

13.30 - 13.50  Productivity with Microsoft  - Work smarter with O365
Katrina Borthwick, Office 365 - UK SMB Business Lead, Microsoft 

14.00 - 14.20  Mobility with Microsoft - Removing the clutter from your meeting rooms 
Richard  Warren Surface Hub- UK Technical, Microsoft
Rachael Helanor Devices- UK Technical, Microsoft 

14.30 - 14.50  Cloud and Proud - Building a social media presence 
Dan  Baker Partner Development Learning Specialist, Microsoft 

15.00 - 15.20  Cloud and Proud - Building a social media presence 
Dan  Baker Partner Development Learning Specialist, Microsoft 

15.30 - 15.50  Partner led session- Productivity IntY (Microsoft Partner) 

16.00 - 16.20  Partner led session- GDPR Pulsant (Microsoft Partner)  

Thursday 16th March

11.00 - 11.20  Going global from your laptop - What does the Microsoft Cloud mean to your business?
James Matthews, Microsoft 

11.30 - 11.50  Where is my Data? - Exploring Data residency
Graham  Hill Director, UK Commercial Markets Strategy Group, Microsoft 

12.00 - 12.20 Data friend or foe? - an insight into GDPR. 
Jaya  Aithani Head of Enterprise Legal, Microsoft 
Graham Hill Director, UK Commercial Markets Strategy Group, Microsoft 

12.30 - 12.50  Productivity with Microsoft  - Work smarter with O365
Katrina Borthwick Office 365 - UK SMB Business Lead, Microsoft 

14.00 - 14.20  Cloud and Proud - Building a Social Media Presence
Dan  Baker Partner Development Learning Specialist, Microsoft 

14.30 - 14.50  Cloud and Proud - Building a Social Media Presence
Dan  Baker Partner Development Learning Specialist, Microsoft 

15.00 - 15.20  Partner - GDPR  Sunguard (Microsoft Partner)  

Multi-Cloud Strategy & Management/Services and Applications Theatre

Wednesday 15th March

09:55 - 10:20 What to consider when adopting a hybrid IT strategy
Dave Scott Solutions Director, NTTCom Managed Services
Sponsored by NTT Europe 

10:25 - 10:50 Understanding the Building Blocks to Create Great Solutions with O365
Duncan MacDonald Product Manager, Navisite
Sponsored by NaviSite

10:55 - 11:20 Your Journey to Agile: A Multi-Cloud Perspective
Kevin Linsell Director, Strategy & Architecture, Adapt (a Datapipe company)
Sponsored by Adapt

11:25 - 11:50 Accelerate the value – fast and fanatical AWS with Rackspace
James Cowe Director of AWS Strategy and Architecture, Rackspace
Sponsored by Rackspace

11:55 - 12:20 OnSite, Hosted or Cloud – What Unified Communications should you be buying?
David Macfarlane Managing Director  – Network Solutions, Gamma 
Sponsored by Gamma

12:25 - 12:50 Capitalising your Cloud  - In Association with Cloud Industry Forum
Jez Back Senior Manager, Deloitte 
Chris Overd Director, Deloitte 

12:55 - 13:20 The Clover index - Shortlisting CSPs for Mid–Tier UK Regulated Clients
Ray Bricknell Managing Director, Clover index
Sponsored by Behind Every Cloud

13:25 - 13:50 Application Driven Cloud Environments
James Barton, Head of Delivery Leadership, Department for Work and Pensions Digital 

13:55 - 14:20 Insight - The Trouble With SaaS and Hybrid Cloud
Barrie Canning Solutions Architect, Novosco 
Sponsored by Novosco

13:55 - 14:20 Insight - The Trouble With SaaS and Hybrid Cloud
Tim Croy CTO, Ampliphae Sponsored by Novosco

14:25 - 14:50 Innovating in a Multiple Cloud World & Achieving Success
Graham  Crich Director, Cloud and Service Provider Partners, EMEA, VMware
Oliver  Presland Vice President, Global Product Management, Ensono
Sponsored by VMware

14:55 - 15:20 Virtual, Physical and Cloud: Modern Data Centre Backup Strategies Andreas
Dorian  Gerdes  Senior Presales and Support Engineer, Bacula Systems SA
Sponsored by Bacula Systems

15:25 - 15:50 The Question is not Cloud or CPE
Mark  Russell Director of Operations UK and Ireland, Swyx Solutions UK Ltd 
Michael  Landin  Director of Business Development , Swyx Solutions
Sponsored by Swyx Solutions

15:55 - 16:20 Ensuring the Performance Hybrid Cloud Environments Through Unified Networking Monitoring
Marwin Marcussen EMEA Sales Engineering Manager, Kaseya
Sponsored by Kaseya

16:25 - 16:50 Cloud Migration and Hybrid Cloud without Downtime or Disruption
Will Bell Regional Sales Director, WANdisco
Sponsored by Wandisco

Thursday 16th March

09:55 - 10:20 Postcards from the Intelligent Edge
Matt Foley Director, EMEA Solutions and Technology Group, HPE
Sponsored by HPE

10:25 - 10:50 Your Top 3 Cyber Security To-Do’s in 2017: An MSP Perspective
Steve Bianciardi Solution Architect Manager, Adapt (a Datapipe company)
Sponsored by Adapt

10:55 - 11:20 Digital Transformation in the Scottish NHS - A success story
Christopher Wroath Director of Digital Transformation, NHS Education for Scotland (NES) 

11:25 - 11:50 The Clover index - Shortlisting CSPs for Mid–Tier UK Regulated Clients 
Ray Bricknell Managing Director, Clover index
Sponsored by Behind Every Cloud

11:55 - 12:20 MariaDB - Open Source High Availability RDBMS for the Cloud
Maria Luisa, Raviol Senior Sales Enginner, MariaDB Corporation Ab
Sponsored by MariaDB

12:25 - 12:50 Setting a new course; driving digital innovation and change at Thames Water 
Jon Reagan  Head of Digital and Innovation Technology and Transformation Alliance, Thames Water 
Sponsored by IBM

12:55 - 13:20 Moving Up the IT Management Maturity Scale to Achieve Strategic Alignment
Marwin Marcussen, EMEA Sales Engineering Manager, Kaseya
Sponsored by Kaseya

13:25 - 13:50 Saving an 80% of your AWS costs!
Javier de la Cuerda  CEO, Enimbos
Sponsored by enimbos

13:55 - 14:20 Session delivered by Ian, Amazon Web Services 

14:25 - 14:50 Modern Data Centre Backup Strategies: Integrating physical and virtual environments with the cloud for predictable costs
Andreas Dorian  Gerdes  Senior Presales and Support Engineer, Bacula Systems SA
Sponsored by Bacula Systems

14:55 - 15:20 Office 365 - Driving Success through Skilled Implementation - In Association with Cloud Industry Forum
Duncan MacDonald Product Manager, Navisite 

15:25 - 15:50 Making your IT more efficient through Industrialising Operations - In Association with Cloud Industry Forum
Marion  Stewart Operations Director, Daisy Corporate Services 

15:55 - 16:20 Operating as a Digital Company 
David Benjamin Senior Vice President & General Manager, EMEA, Box 

16:25 - 16:50 Enhance Your Employee, Customer and Supplier Experience Through one user Friendly Interface
David Steed Head of Digital Consulting, Oracle UK  
Sponsored by Oracle

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