Homer Simpson

Homer Simpson is the safety inspector at Springfeild's Nuclear Power Plan

Richard Menear

CEO / Burning Tree

Richard Menear is the CEO of Burning Tree

Sacha Lazimi

Sacha Lazimi studied Maths at university in Paris, which is where he met Jeremie Aouate, and then went to the engineering school CentraleSupelec where he met the last co-founder Arthur Patora. Yubo was born because they wanted to improve the way people were interacting with each other online.

Maxwell Clark

What can I say ? You already know Maxwell.

Curtis Preston

Curtis Preston, Chief Technical Evangelist at Druva and also known as Mr. Backup, is an expert in backup & recovery systems; a space he has been working in since 1993. He has written four books on the subject, the fourth of which is Modern Data Protection from O'Reilly, published in May 2021.


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Ralf Gladis CEO

Ralf Gladis is co-founder and CEO at Computop, the payment people.

Philippe Thomas

Philippe Thomas is the CEO of Vaultinum, a trusted independent third-party specialized in the protection and audit of digital assets. He has 20+ years of experience in the fintech industry, having started his career in open outcry market surveillance, extending into business development and becoming a COO, before starting his journey with Vaultinum in 2019. Vaultinum provide software escrow contracts, copyright deposit solutions, and software due diligence tools to top tier firms, private equities, and VCs worldwide.

Paul Stark

General Manager / OnBoard

Paul Stark is the General Manager of OnBoard

Chris Whife

Chris Whife is Managing Director Global at DemandScience


About Zivver Zivver leads the 3rd generation of secure digital communications and provides effortless, smart and secure technology to organizations to safeguard sensitive information, while ensuring regulatory compliance and empowering individuals to work with minimal disruption. Zivver optimizes secure communications and productivity by adding a security and privacy layer on top of existing email systems, such as Outlook (Desktop and Microsoft 365) and Gmail. Founded in 2015, Zivver serves over 5,000 organizations across multiple markets and verticals including Financial Services, Local Government, Healthcare, Central Government, Legal and more. Zivver was identified as a representative vendor for Email Data Protection Specialists in Gartner's 2021 and 2020 Market Guide for Email Security; is one of the CyberTech 100, which recognizes the world's most innovative CyberTech companies for financial services, and is amongst the fastest-growing technology companies being nominated for Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 in 2021.

Gav Winter

Gav Winter is the CEO of website testing company RapidSpike.

Barry Arnott

Barry Arnott, founder and CTO of D-Sig

Martijn Zoetebier

Martijn Zoetebier, Group Director Business Development, Linehub

Giorgio Delpiano

Senior Vice President, Business Mobility at Shell


Evident is a benchmarking and intelligence platform that aims to provide the most authoritative source of data-driven insights on how companies are adopting AI.

Simon Rolph

Simon Rolph is the founder of data analytics firm Such Sweet Thunder, and has been CEO since its inception in 2007. As an experienced interim software engineer, business analyst and IT project manager, specializing in Data Management and Analysis projects, Simon has over 25 years of successfully delivering complex, high-value cross-sector projects and programs for ‘Blue Chip’ internationally renowned organizations. Simon’s goal as CEO of Sweet Thunder is an aim to create a great environment for people to work delivering simple solutions to complex problems that make a tangible difference for our clients.

John Graham-Cumming

John Graham-Cumming is the CTO of Cloudflare and is a computer programmer and author. He studied mathematics and computation at Oxford and stayed for a doctorate in computer security. As a programmer, he has worked in Silicon Valley and New York, the UK, Lisbon, Germany, and France. His open source POPFile program won a Jolt Productivity Award in 2004. He is the author of a travel book for scientists published in 2009 called The Geek Atlas and has written articles for The Times, The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, New Scientist, and other publications.

Sharifah Amirah

Chief Client Officer

Helen Dempster

Founder and Chief Visionary Officer, Karantis360

Mike Gosling

IT Service Platforms Manager at Cubic Transportation Systems

Elise Muller

Elise Müller is VP People & Culture at Spryker, the headless cloud platform-as-a-service for digital commerce. Spryker employs more than 650 people in more than 30 countries around the world.

Lori Witzel

Lori Witzel, Director of Research for Analytics and Data Management, TIBCO Software

David Rich

David Rich is Chief Marketing Officer at Amplience, the digital experience platform. He directs the company's global marketing strategy and execution to build brand awareness and multi-channel sales growth for Amplience. He has over 25 years of experience leading marketing teams from scale-ups to enterprise business including Adobe and Yahoo!, David brings a commercial mind-set to and extensive toolkit to driving go-to-market success. David holds a B.A. and M.B.A from Duke University.

David Devine

David Devine is OVHcloud's Partner Programme Manager for Northern Europe

Anjan Kundavaram

Anjan Kundavaram is the Chief Product Officer at Precisely. As Chief Product Officer, Anjan is responsible for driving the roadmap and delivery of Precisely’s newest launched Data Integrity Suite and for product, pre-sales and post-sales functions.

Ian Lowe

Ian Lowe is Head of Industry Solutions EMEA at Okta. In his 19 year career, Ian has become a recognised product marketing and sales enablement leader having created and launched successful cloud-based identity and access management solutions that are used by top technology firms, financial services organisations and governments around the world today.

Colin Newman

Director of Antenna Business Development / Quectel

Entrepreneurial and driven CEO, with +25 years leading industry expertise driving strategic company growth within UK and International marketplaces.

Markus Pleier

Dr. Markus Pleier is CTO EMEA at Nutanix. In this role, he focuses on Nutanix’s top-tier customers and partners, to form CXO relationships and gather technical feedback to better align Nutanix’s R&D and product strategy with its customers’ needs. Prior to this role, he was Systems Engineering Director for Nutanix in Germany and Austria, where he built a world class Systems Engineering team in the region.


Hear from a range of business and technology experts including Anna Mleczko, Senior Marketing Specialist at Future Processing, Gary Lintott, COO at fu3e., Deborah Johnson, Head of Sustainability at Agilitas, Jack Bedell-Pearce, CEO & Co-Founder at 4D Data Centres, Robert Belgrave, CEO at Pax8 EMEA, Matt Frank, Head of Cloud Modernisation at Ancoris, Alex Drag, Director of Product Marketing at Gravitee, Sean Lowry, CTO at Glide Group and Lee Curtis, Head of Channel, Beyond Encryption

Simon Wheeldon

Simon Wheeldon is Chief Operating Officer at Cloudapps, a sales predictions platform for CRM, helping sales executives forecast, predict and improve sales results using artificial intelligence and behavioural science. Having co-founded the business in 2009, he is responsible for delivering maximum value for clients through Cloudapps solutions. Simon started his career in Andersen Consulting, delivering large complex IT projects for TSB, Barclay’s Bank, Northwest Water and Shell. He then moved to BusinessObjects and later Siebel, where he took on various positions, including EMEA Director of the Siebel and IBM Partnership. In 2004, Simon made the leap into sales by taking on the role of District Manager Financial Services at Siebel. He then moved to Salesforce, managing the launch of The AppExchange in EMEA, where he subsequently became EMEA Director of Force.com. This led to founding Cloudapps in 2009 – built upon a vision to dramatically increase customers’ sales revenues and reduce their costs, powered by innovative behavioural science software and state of the art AI.

James Corcoran

James is the SVP Customer Value at KX

Timur Ozeckin CEO of Cylera

Timur Ozekcin Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer https://www.cylera.com/ Timur Ozekcin is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cylera, a leader in agentless cybersecurity and intelligence, with a mission to safeguard the devices that matter most to leading organizations across healthcare providers, enterprises, and government agencies. Cylera delivers a holistic, asset-centric cybersecurity platform that identifies all devices, analyses risks and vulnerabilities, and mitigates threats in real-time, helping organizations separate the signal from the noise. Having experience in healthcare cybersecurity policy and biomedical engineering, Tim leads Cylera through the ever-changing healthcare industry to deliver world class technologies to its global healthcare clients. Prior to Cylera, he was the Co-founder of a medical device and technology start-up Heuristics Health. Additionally, he worked for a non-profit consortium funded by the Department of Homeland Security which focused on the safety and security of medical devices within healthcare organisations. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering, a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, and a Master’s in Public Health focusing on Healthcare Policy from Columbia University. Tim is widely recognized for his contributions in the cyber space industry and has been named in The Top 50 Healthcare Technology CEOs of 2022.    https://www.linkedin.com/in/timur-ozekcin-6a0b7574/

Gary Downes

Gary Downes is Managing Director at EMiR Software

Miro Khach

Miro Khach is a passionate PR Manager at CyberDuo, a leading cybersecurity company based in Los Angeles. With a keen eye for detail and a talent for crafting compelling narratives, Miro specializes in communicating complex cybersecurity concepts in an accessible and engaging manner. When not working on the latest cybersecurity campaigns, Miro enjoys exploring the vibrant tech scene in LA and staying updated on the latest industry trends. Connect with Miro on LinkedIn for more insights on cybersecurity and public relations.

Johan Sörmling

Johan Sörmling is the Managing Director at Encap Security and Head of Mobile Identity at Signicat, where he works alongside the technology, engineering, and sales teams to deliver secure and relevant products to its customers. Encap Security – a software-based mobile ID solution – was recently acquired by Nordic digital identity specialists Signicat. After working together as trusted partners for over ten years, the acquisition creates a company with unparalleled breadth in identity and authentication, establishing Signicat as a mobile identity and authentication powerhouse.

Brian Knudtson

Brian Knudtson is the Director of Cloud Market Intelligence at iland

Katie Killinger

Head of People / Passenger

Katie Killinger is the Head of People at UK public transport app and website provider, Passenger

Georgia Lea

Founded in 2013, IGS brought together decades of farming and engineering experience to create an agritech business with a vision to revolutionise the indoor growing market. Its commitment to innovation has continued apace to develop patented vertical farming technology which delivers solutions designed to drive efficiency and create an indoor environment with economy and simplicity at its heart.

Andy Campbell

Andy Campbell is Global Solution Evangelist at FinancialForce, where his work involves engaging with executive teams that are undertaking major business transformations and advising customers and partners on cloud adoption. Prior to FinancialForce, Andy worked at Oracle for over 20 years in a variety of roles, including latterly as Cloud Evangelist, where he led the HR research and thought leadership activity for EMEA. Andy has over 25 years of technology and business change expertise across industry sectors, including both the public and private sectors, as well as multiple geographies. He has substantial experience of successfully deploying leading edge technology to address significant business problems and opportunities. Andy is an active blogger and regular conference presenter across EMEA, has an MBA (Nottingham), DMS (Bristol) and BSc (Exeter).

Jessica McGoverne

Jessica joined Sedex in January 2018 and is responsible for Sedex’s corporate communications, public relations and public policy. This involves facilitating events, researching and analysing industry trends and responsible sourcing issues, and supporting organisations with knowledge to progress, and improve the lives of people the impact. Jessica has over 10 years’ experience working in public affairs, crisis communications and stakeholder engagement. She has led a number of development campaigns for multinational companies, and implemented stakeholder consultation strategies on behalf of the Australian Government around land rights and land use. Jessica holds a Bachelor of Communications and a Masters in International Development from the University of Sydney, and is a passionate human rights advocate. Originally from Australia, Jessica loves exploring new cultures and travelling new countries in her spare time.

Aare Reintam

Aare Reintam is the Chief Operating Officer and a Member of the Executive Board of CybExer Technologies since June 2018. He is also an Ambassador of the NATO CCDCOE and a co-chair of the European Cyber Security Organisation sub-working group on cyber ranges and technical exercises. Previously, he worked as the Cyber Defence Exercise Manager of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence where he planned, executed and/or oversaw several iterations of world-leading cyber defence exercises (Locked Shields, Crossed Swords, Cyber Coalition) between 2014 and 2018.

Tom Rowlands

Tom Rowlands is FLEETCOR’s Managing Director, Global EV Solutions, including UK brand, Allstar. Tom is responsible for managing FLEETCOR’S EV organisation globally & driving growth and momentum for the company in EV, especially in the UK. He is passionate about helping fleets with their transition from Fossil fuels to EVs and other alternative fuels, ensuring they have a seamless experience in paying for all of their fuelling needs. Prior to joining FLEETCOR, Tom worked in consulting helping companies realise the most of acquisitions which gave him a good grounding for helping to solve complex problems for businesses. Tom wants to ensure FLEETCOR is working to build a better world and simple payment solutions that make it quicker and easier for fleets.

Bradley Maule ffinch Group MD of ROAR

Bradley Maule ffinch is the Group Managing Director of ROAR B2B. With over 20 years of leadership within the media and events industry across a variety of markets. Experience includes M&A, PE, turnarounds, integration, change management, launches and market analysis.

John Galpin

John Galpin is the Co-Founder of Design by Structure

Gal Ringel

Gal Ringel is Mine's Co-founder and CEO, an AI smart data assistant that connects consumers and companies around data privacy rights. With Mine, consumers can discover and manage their personal data online, while companies can use the end-to-end platform to streamline and automate their privacy management and increase brand trust. Gal is an accomplished leader with a rare fusion of technology, entrepreneurship, and VC experience. During his 4.5 years as a VC investor with Nielsen and Verizon Ventures, Gal had the opportunity to deploy ~$50mm in 20+ amazing early & late stage companies in the Israeli eco-system. He is also on the Forbes Technology Council as well as Forbes 30 under 30.

Sanjiv Sachdev

Director, Strategic Business Value Consulting / Serviceware

Sanjiv Sachdev, Director, Strategic Business Value Consulting at Serviceware,


About Connexin ● Founded in Hull in 2006, Connexin is an innovative and disruptive technology company specialising in building and operating award-winning Smart City infrastructure to support the Internet of Things. ● Connexin in partnership with Cisco and Newcastle City Council has helped deliver the UK’s smartest street, which was announced at the Great Exhibition of the North. ● Connexin was recently named one of the Top 100 Fastest-Growing Technology Companies in the Northern Tech Awards. ● In October 2017 Connexin announced it had secured a £10m investment to rapidly scale up and expand its Smart City operations. ● In September 2020 Connexin raised an initial £80 million in funding from Whitehelm Capital to further strengthen its position and become the leader in the smart infrastructure and Internet of Things sector.

Gareth Beanland

Gareth Beanland is the UK and Ireland Country Manager at Infinidat and an expert in enterprise storage.

Georgia Readman

It is written by Georgia Readman, Writer and Journalist, who has written for Tech Times, Tech Round and more.

Martin Gaffney

Martin Gaffney, Vice President - EMEA Yugabyte, the company behind YugabyteDB, the open source, high-performance distributed SQL database

Steve Beber

Having spent the past 15+ years in the technology space, predominantly in data centre and critical plant and machine rooms, Steve identified a gap in the market by providing accurate asset data to companies, quickly around the assets that they own, the life-cycle and capacity of these asset ensuring compliance, utilisation and preparing for growth.

Alex Foster

Alex Foster is director for Division X, part of BT's Business unit

Fivos Polymniou

Director, ASK Global

Andy McDonald

Andy McDonald is the CEO of Cloudapps

Will Marwick

CEO / IFX Payments

Will Marwick is on a mission to debunk the traditional structures of the FX and payments industry and position IFX as a well-established model for industry best practice.

Gareth Meyer

Gareth Meyer, Director of Operations, Ultima Gareth has been with Ultima since 2017 and has broad experience growing and developing successful business teams in IT companies. He has deep a understanding of the issues that clients face as they embark on their digital transformation journeys and is an expert in cloud services. Before joining Ultima, he worked at Misco UK as head of business development.


NBS is a global leading technology platform that combines some of the best content and connectivity for anyone involved in the design, supply, and construction of the built environment. For architects, engineers, designers and contractors we provide a cloud-based specification system that enables them to work smarter and reduce their risk. For building product manufacturers, we help grow their business by exposing their products across the construction project timeline. Headquartered in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, NBS has a global reach via our permanent bases in both Australia and Canada. Our roots lie in the UK’s National Building Specification, which for nearly 50 years has been helping the construction industry build better and with lower risk. Our future lies in cloud-based technologies and connected data, as we fast become the information marketplace for the global construction industry.


Our network detection and response (NDR) technology helps defend some of the world's most sensitive, mission-critical organizations.

Emma Dempsey

Prior to joining James and James in 2021, Emma Dempsey held roles at Clipper, Accenture, Marks & Spencer, Unipart and has over 20 years’ experience working in logistics and fulfilment. As CEO, Emma’s focus is to build upon the success and expansion of James and James through identifying and opening new channels to market.

Alastair Reece

Since 2007, Gravit8 has been developing world-leading, experiential software for online and physical events that drives exhibition engagement, boosts interaction, and helps brands to stand out from the crowd.

David Blue

An expert resume writer and editor. Has a bachelor degree in economic and marketing.

Chris Cooper

Chris Cooper is Cyber Security Practice Director at Six Degrees

Taavi Kotka

Taavi Kotka is the CEO and co-founder of Koos.io, a company building a new form of ownership to serve organisations who are committed to giving a true stake to their contributors. Taavi is a serial entrepreneur and the first CIO for the Government of Estonia. Awarded the European CIO of the Year in 2014, Taavi pioneered e-Estonia, the world’s most advanced digital nation, and co-founded the world’s first e-Residency programme. Named as one of The Brightest Business Minds in Northern Europe 2016, Taavi is an angel investor in Wise and a special advisor to European Commission vice-president Andrus Ansip on European Digital Single Market.

Russ Kennedy

Russ Kennedy is Chief Product Officer at Nasuni. Nasuni helps organisations to create a secure, file data cloud for digital transformation, global growth, and information insight. The Nasuni File Data Platform is a cloud-native suite of services offering user productivity, business continuity, data intelligence, cloud choice, and simplified global infrastructure. The platform and its add-on services replace traditional file infrastructure, including network-attached storage (NAS), back-up, and DR, with a cloud-scale solution.

Matt Tormollen

Matt brings over 20 years of executive leadership in global, venture-backed businesses. His experience in building high-performing teams that deliver demonstrable customer value in downstream energy through scalable cloud solutions drives POWWR’s strategic focus. He has a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Waldemar Sterz

Waldemar Sterz is CEO of Telegraph42

Mike Foster

Channel Manager / VIPRE

Mike Foster is Channel Manager at VIPRE

Leon Marsh

Leon is the founder and CEO of Bodytrak, a precision wearable monitoring solution for customers in industrial health & safety, defense and first responder markets wanting to achieve better employee health, safety and performance

Sean Deuby Director of Services Semperis

Sean Deuby brings 30 years’ experience in Enterprise IT and Hybrid Identity to his role as Director of Services at Semperis. An original architect and technical leader, Sean has been involved with Microsoft identity technology since its inception.

Nuance Hearing

Nuance Hearing, was founded in 2015 with the fundamental goal of developing a technological solution for the ‘cocktail party problem’ - the difficulty of understanding speech in noisy environments. Over the years the company has made significant technological developments and algorithmic advancements within the framework of acoustic beamforming, becoming a world-leader in directional hearing signal-to-noise ratio (SNR). These developments have led to an impressive array of collaborations with business partners in the hearing aid and assistive technology industry, clinical researcher scientists, educators and EdTech advocates. This includes a table microphone, designed to be used with hearing aids and developed in partnership with hearing aid industry leader Starkey. 

David Hennell

Business Development Director at National Broadband

Eldar Tuvey

Eldar Tuvey is a pioneer in the world of enterprise solutions and has successfully founded multiple innovative tech businesses. Eldar founded the internet security company ScanSafe in 1999 with his brother Roy, the first cybersecurity company to deliver web security software online. At the point of its sale to Cisco for $200M, ScanSafe was ranked by IDC as the dominant player in SaaS and screened two billion web requests daily across 100 countries for customers including GE, Shell, IKEA, and Standard Chartered Bank. Eldar went on to establish Wandera, a global leader in mobile security and data management, where he led the business as CEO for almost a decade before its sale to JAMF in 2021 for $400M. In 2021, Eldar founded Vertice to help businesses reduce their annual software spend by 20-30%. As CEO, Eldar is responsible for scaling the business and providing strategic leadership across product, technology, and marketing operations. Eldar started his career at Goldman Sachs within the Corporate Finance division. He completed his MBA at INSEAD and holds a BSc in Economics from Bristol University.

Gareth Mitchell UK Partner Manager

Gareth Mitchell is UK Partner Manager at Heliot Europe. He is interested in all things IoT, and in particular, the ways in which IoT devices and subgigahertz connectivity can solve key industry issues.

Matt Rider

Matt Rider is VP of Security Engineering EMEA at Exabeam.

Najwa Aaraj

Dr Najwa Aaraj is Chief Researcher at The Cryptography Research Centre of the Technology Innovation Institute in Abu Dhabi, She has a Ph.D. information security from Princeton University and oversees the world-class team of 50, investigating the current and future challenges of digital society and how to respond with practical solutions.

Mark Aldred

Mark Aldred is VP of International Sales at Auriga, a leading omnichannel bank software provider

Tax Systems

Tax Systems is the leading provider of tax compliance software in the UK & Ireland. Its technology enables customers to create better opportunities and generate valuable insights from their tax function while also mitigating risk and supporting the UK tax digitisation agenda. Translating complex, ever changing, tax legislation into easy-to-use solutions, customers can trust that their calculations will be right, first-time, every time. Founded in 1991, Tax Systems is trusted by over 40% of the FTSE 100 and 80% of the top advisory firms; over 1,300 customers trust its software to get their tax calculations right. There are 30,000 tax professionals trained to use Tax Systems' solutions, filing over 200,000 submissions every year.

Andrew Lintell

Andrew is responsible for Logpoint sales strategy and execution in the EMEA region. Working closely with our Regional Directors he leads, directs, and inspires the company's sales and pre-sales teams in the Nordics, CEMEA, SEMEA, and UK&I, to drive growth and expansion across the region. Andrew joined Logpoint with over 20 years of security software experience. He has held senior Sales and Executive management positions within both high growth and established software vendors, including FireMon, Tufin, Microsoft, and Kaspersky.

Julia OToole

Julia O’Toole is the founder and CEO of MyCena Security Solutions, a breakthrough solution to manage, distribute and secure digital access. An inventor and author of several patents, Julia uses maths, neuroscience and technology to research and design simple yet innovative solutions for complex problems. Julia’s areas of research and expertise include cybersecurity, collaboration and search. Julia founded MyCena in 2016, which has since become a market leader in segmented access management and safe password distribution. With its ground-breaking patented security system, MyCena protects companies from the risks of password error, fraud and phishing, loss of command and control, ransomware, and supply chain cyberattacks.

Domantas Ciulde

Co-Founder of iDenfy

V Brennan

V Brennan is Senior Director, Software Engineering at Slack. She's an experienced tech leader, presently leading and growing Slack Engineering teams in EMEA. She works in complex environments and thrives on bringing people from multiple disciplines together to create robust and resilient applications. Having previously led engineering teams in Spotify, she is passionate about leading and growing high performing teams and achieving the best possible results through collaboration and empowerment. She thrives on the ability to convert learning into tangible actions that lift team capability and is a champion for change. She consistently supports, educates and encourages her team through the change process.

Rachel Hopkins

Rachel Hopkins is the Chief Information Officer at ArrowXL

Jon Hewines

Jon Hewines is Technical Director at Product and Service Design Consultancy, Full Clarity, where he leads a team of talented UX designers, software engineers and product managers in building robust and intuitive web applications. Over the last 15 years, Jon has built digital products for clients ranging from small startups to global corporations such as BP and RB.

Madeleine Robinson

Communications Manager, Darktrace

Caroline Lewis

As sales director for data analytics company, Tiger, Caroline Lewis drives the sales division. With over 20 years of experience working for the company, Caroline began her career in a customer tech support role, and quickly progressed into the sales-focused side of the organisation. Combining her business and tech skillset — which comes as a result of her computing and informatics degree, as well as significant time working within the industry — Caroline remains inspired by the innovative and nurturing environment which the organisation offers. She is passionate about helping organisations to reach their potential, through the use of workplace data analytics, and believes insight can not only streamline and improve operational bottlenecks, but that it also plays a part in enhancing the customer and employee experience. Caroline is committed to nurturing the next generation and is a founding member of The Channel Community, offering mentoring to other professionals in the channel.

Mark Furness

Founder and CEO of essensys

Cat Allen

Cat Allen is a Product Marketing Manager at Forcepoint, serving as lead evangelist for SD-WAN and firewall solutions. She has a background in product marketing for cloud-native SaaS.

Harikrishna kundariya

Harikrishna Kundariya, a marketer, developer, IoT, ChatBot & Blockchain savvy, designer, co-founder, Director of eSparkBiz Technologies, A Mobile App Development Company. His 10+ experience enables him to provide digital solutions to new start-ups based on IoT and ChatBot.

James Hunnybourne Cloud Solutions Director at Ultima

James is responsible for cloud practice and demonstrating how Ultima’s technology, people and services can help improve business outcomes. Prior to this he was Head of Technology Services and Solutions at Softcat.

Victor Fredung

CEO and Co-founder at Shufti Pro

Public Relations

DH2i Company is the leading provider of multi-platform Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) and Smart High Availability Clustering software for Windows and Linux. DH2i software products DxOdyssey® and DxEnterprise® enable customers to create an entire IT infrastructure that is always-secure and always-on. To learn more, please visit: https://www.dh2i.com/, call: 800-380-5405 or +44 20 3318 9204, or email: info@dh2i.com.

Jason Gerrard

Jason Gerrard is the Director of International Systems Engineering at Commvault

Paul Meersman

Paul Meersman, Head of Marketing,CDS

Tilly Hawkins

Tilly is the Marketing & Communications Manager for ITRM Ltd, an award winning UK-based MSP (Managed Service Provider) delivering a range of services across IT Support, Cyber Security, Advisory, Consultancy, Voice & Data/Telephony and more.

Babur Khan

Babur Khan is the Technical Marketing Engineer at A10 Networks.

Alex MacPherson

Alex MacPherson is the Director of Solution Consultancy and Account Management at Manhattan Associates

Steph Blundell

PR & Communications Manager at XYZ Reality


Xactly has helped thousands of companies and millions of sellers around the world beat their revenue targets. Using Xactly’s solutions, leaders look past the current quarter to create revenue streams for long-term growth. The Xactly Intelligent Revenue Platform marries artificial intelligence and 17 years of proprietary data in easy-to-use applications. Sentiment, process, and trend analysis come together to form accurate machine forecasts. Quick identification and implementation of revenue plans, quotas, and territory improvements are easy. And, rapid calculation of even the most complex compensation plans keeps sales reps motivated and on track.

Dr John Yardley

Dr John Yardley, Managing Director, JPY Limited and Threads Software Ltd John began his career as a researcher in computer science and electronic engineering with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), where he undertook a PhD in speech recognition. In early 2019, John founded Threads Software Ltd as a spin off from his company JPY Ltd to commercialise and exploit the Threads Intelligent Message Hub, developed originally by JPY Ltd. Today, JPY represents manufacturers of over 30 software products, distributed through a channel of 100 specialist resellers. Threads software allows for easy searching and retrieval of data by uniquely collecting, aggregating and indexing all required digital business communications – both written and spoken. John brings a depth of understanding of a wide range of the technologies that underpin the software industry. He has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Essex and a BSc in Computer Science from City University, London.

Paul Holland

Paul is the CEO and founder of Beyond Encryption, a Hampshire-based company specialising in the protection of customer data through secure digital software. As the creator of the technology behind Webline, one of the UK’s most well-known comparison engines, Paul now brings his expertise to the market through Beyond Encryption’s Mailock, nigel and AssureScore solutions.

Nigel Jones

Nigel Jones is the co-founder of The Privacy Compliance Hub, a simple, effective platform created by two ex-Google lawyers that makes data privacy compliance easy for everyone to understand, care about and commit to

Sarah Barrett

Sarah Barrett, Product Insights - Wärtsilä: Sarah has almost 20 years’ experience in the maritime, mainly focused on sensor and performance monitoring technologies. After working on the ISO19030 for measuring changes in hull and propeller performance, she took on the role of a vessel performance superintendent for a ship owner and manager. In 2021, Sarah joined Wärtsilä to lead the Voyage product insights team.

Kevin Paige

Kevin Paige, CTO, DigtialWell

David Maisey

David Maisey is the CEO at MultiPay Global Solutions. A highly experienced entrepreneur, David has an extensive, proven and successful track record in the Card Payments industry having previously founded Chip & PIN Solutions in 2004. Having grown the company organically into a one of the most successful and recognised payments organisations in the UK, with customers across Europe, David navigated the Company through a successful acquisition in 2017, to an International Payment Processor and card issuer. Blue-chip companies such as Sharp Electronics, Flybe, Liverpool Football Club, Pizza Hut, the AA, Virgin Trains, Domino’s Pizza, Toyota UK and Weight Watchers all selected Chip & PIN Solutions as their preferred payments partner. Prior to establishing Chip & PIN Solutions, David built his experience working for blue- chip companies including Alcatel, Xerox and Dun & Bradstreet.

Neil Baker

Neil Baker is Head of Auto ID Sales for Northern Europe, BIXOLON Europe GmbH. BIXOLON is a global manufacturer of advanced receipt, label and mobile printers.

Brooks Wallace

Brooks Wallace is VP EMEA at Deep Instinct.

Martin Rehak

Martin is the CEO and founder of Resistant AI. Resistant AI builds solutions for the security of machine learning and statistical techniques applied to credit risk scoring, fraud detection, anti-money laundering and other financial decisions. Prior to his current position, Martin led the Cisco Cognitive Threat Analytics (CTA) team. CTA was part of the Advanced Threat portfolio and provided advanced threat detection by analysis of network traffic for more than 25 million users worldwide. Prior to his Cisco role, he was the CEO & Founder of Cognitive Security, acquired by Cisco in 2013. Martin holds an engineering degree from Ecole Centrale Paris and a PhD in AI from CTU in Prague.


Anastasia is a passionate writer and Information Technology enthusiast. She works as a Content Manager at Mobilunity, a provider of dedicated development teams around the globe. She is fond of keeping abreast of the latest news in all areas of technology, Agile project management, and software product growth hacking, at the same time sharing her experience online to help tech startups and companies be up-to-date.

David Steele

David Steele is the MD of SecuriCentrix and a Cyber Security Analyst. Founded in 2010, SecuriCentrix has grown to become a global Security and Compliance service provider to organizations.

Kelly Goetsch Chief Strategy Officer

Kelly Goetsch is the Chief Strategy Officer at commercetools and author of four O’Reilly books on commerce technology including eCommerce in the Cloud and APIs for Modern Commerce. He is also co-founder and chairman of the MACH Alliance, a consortium of 50+ vendors dedicated to making Microservices, APIs, Cloud and Headless the default in enterprise digital experience.

Ananth Subramanya

Senior Vice President, Digital Business, at HCL Tech

Frank Contrepois

Frank is Head of FinOps Consulting at Strategic Blue. "First of all, I'm the guy with the big red glasses. I'm a person with lots of successes and failures. Happy to discuss both.I love to learn, and I love to share what I learn. And when I learn something, I learn it fully, often by finding a job in that speciality. Over the last 20 years I have worked as CTO, FinOps specialist, Head of Operations, Product lead, senior consultant, Virtualisation and cloud specialist, developer project management, database specialist, and others. Now focused on FinOps, creating articles and doing FinOps consulting for S&P500 companies. "

Wes van den Berg

Wes van den Berg is Vice President and General Manager for the UK and Ireland. His 20+ years of experience in the technology sector mean he has expertise in successfully running global account programs, building close collaboration with channel partners, supporting customers with strategic insight and implementing business transformation. Before taking this leadership role, Wes was VP of Global Accounts International (EMEA, APJ and LATAM) and has been at Pure for seven years. Prior to that, Wes has worked in leadership, sales and strategy roles for tech multinationals and Value Added Resellers. He has a keen understanding of the immense mutual value of successful channel partnerships. In his spare time, you will either find Wes in the mountains searching for back country skiing adventures or on the tennis court.

OVH Cloud US

As the world around us changes, data is becoming an increasingly significant part of our personal, social and professional lives. To match the ubiquity of data in this digital landscape, OVHcloud is committed to offering well-designed solutions. Our products help all of our users build an infrastructure that matches their goals, with an eco-friendly approach and manageable costs. We are also developing an active ecosystem, in which all actors use their expertise to contribute to the success of our services. This way, we meet our community’s expectations while sharing common values. This ambition is reflected through each of our solutions, and we are creating a trusted environment where everyone can innovate.

Dr Narayanan Ramanathan

Global Head of Digital Manufacturing Services, L&T Technology

Rob Dumbleton

Rob is the founder of customer insights platform Four/Four AI

Adrian Rowley

Adrian is a Senior Director Sales Engineering EMEA at Gigamon and has over 15 years of experience in the industry. He joined the Gigamon team in 2017 and has since been a prominent thought leader discussing the importance of network visibility, and more recently the challenges of successful cloud migration.

Bob Davis

Bob Davis has more than 30 years of engineering, marketing and sales management experience with high technology organizations, from emerging start-ups to global 500 corporations. Before joining Plutora, Bob was the Chief Marketing Officer at Atlantis Computing, a provider of Software Defined and Hyper Converged solutions for enterprise customers. He has propelled company growth at data storage and IT management companies including Kaseya (co-founder, acquired by Insight Venture Partners), Sentilla, CA, Netreon (acquired by CA), Novell and Intel.

Ed Johnson

Ed Johnson is CEO and Founder of PushFar, a cloud-based career progression and mentoring platform that makes mentoring more accessible and effective for individuals and organizations. With a background in digital marketing and online business growth, Ed now works closely with HR directors and Learning & Development Managers in organizations across a wide range of industries and sectors, helping to unlock mentoring and employee potential.

George Ralchev

George Ralchev, Head of Risk at emerchantpay George Ralchev is a risk expert with over 13 years of experience in the online payments industry. As Head of Risk at emerchantpay, George leads the risk management department with his expertise in fraud prevention and chargeback management. Additionally, he holds a position at the Bulgarian Association for Secure Card Payments since 2010. He has demonstrated excellence in his field and, with his unique and extensive insights into the industry, continues to empower emerchantpay’s partners and merchants to thrive and grow beyond borders.

Lewis Pope

Lewis Pope is the Head Security Nerd at N-able. Lewis began his IT career as a freelance PC technician before spending six years growing a break-fix business into an MSP. Over the last three years, he has helped N-able's partners make that same journey. As a Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), Lewis also helped MSPs further mature their security practices—so they can meet the challenges of the ever- evolving cybersecurity landscape with confidence.

Recognise The Music

Recognise the Music is an initiative with a mission to help venues and premises across the UK improve the distribution accuracy of their performing rights organisation licence fees to artists and songwriters while saving venues significant time and effort. Recognise the Music is partnered with the Music Venue Trust (MVT), British tech start-up Audoo, the Featured Artists Coalition (FAC), the Association of Independent Music (AIM) and the Music Managers Forum (MMF)

Nick Gold

Nick Gold, MD, Speakers Corner

Jason Weekes

Commercial Director, Europe and Americas. Jason Weekes has 20 years’ experience of designing international Media Monitoring and Communications Analysis services. Since 2003, he has worked in Commercial roles at many of the worlds leading media intelligence companies including Romeike, Cision, Metrica, Gorkana and PRIME Research. Jason’s experience has been instrumental in the sale and design of award-winning services and has successfully developed programmes for some of the worlds’ largest companies and political institutions. With a passion for helping organisations gain insight from research, and exploring the link between activity and its ultimate impact, the programs Jason has deployed use the research of print, online, broadcast and social media, alongside Primary Research, to help Communications professionals plan, improve and demonstrate the effectiveness of their campaigns. At CARMA Jason leads teams which focus on the Research and Software elements of the CARMA proposition.

Alan Stranaghan

Senior Product Marketing Manager at Wind River

Jason Lee

Jason Lee is CISO at Zoom

Peter Boyle

Peter Boyle is CTO at Burning Tree

Fex illon

Fexillon supports Owner Operators with the delivery and management of building and infrastructure from Strategy to Operations all from one central enterprise platform. Fexillon has been pioneering digital transformation in the built environment for over 20 years across sectors and mission critical infrastructure. From collaborations to the complete transfer of digital information, providing the technology that drives the economy of the future in the built environment. Fexillon are changing the big picture step by step, asset by asset. Collaborating with and supporting Owner Operators and their project teams. Rethinking digital processes in respect of their productivity and environmental impact. Developing a culture change in attitudes towards building safety. Ensuring all projects become more streamlined and efficient. Fexillon are creating a better built and more sustainable world.   


Rivery provides a complete SaaS ELT for organisations that need to scale fast with data, with a solution to build, maintain and automate a modern data stack.

Eloise McCormack

Eloise is passionate about producing creative and interesting work in the technology public relations field. She aspires to write innovative pieces to help educate and intrigue readers to learn more about different technologies which are flourishing worldwide.

Big Education Challenge

The Big Education Challenge has been launched by the charity Big Change. Big Change’s vision is to see a society where all young people are set up to thrive in life, not just exams. As a charity based in the UK, we act as a catalyst to transform education and learning. We work in partnership to understand, advocate for and unlock support for transformation, working at the grassroots and the grasstops, locally, nationally and globally. In the UK we focus on two areas of work: The Big Education Challenge - a £1m prize fund to support and reward bold ideas with the potential to transform education and learning, and the Big Education Conversation, which supports inclusive conversations about the purpose of education in order to shape a new vision and ideas for change.

Daniel Cohen

Daniel is the Chief product officer at PayU, which he joined in May. He’s responsible for driving business development, product operations and the latest risks towards payment platforms. Previously he has worked with RSA Security where he was VP and CFO of anti-fraud products. Daniel has a background in software development, with over 10 years’ experience in the security and anti-fraud space and holds a business degree with a specialisation in finance.

Bazoom Group

We help thousands of companies worldwide succeed by working strategically with link building.

Sean Lowry

Sean is an accomplished CTO at Glide with over 14 years in the ISP/MSP sector.

James Smith and Chris Hanson

James Smith, Head of Client Services, and Chris Hanson, Head of Data at One Nexus

Anurag Kahol

Anurag expedites technology direction and architecture. Anurag was director of engineering in Juniper Networks’ Security Business Unit before co-founding Bitglass. Anurag received a global education, earning an M.S. in computer science from Colorado State University, and a B.S. in computer science from the Motilal Nehru National Institute Of Technology.

Mark Jow

Mark is the EMEA Vice President – Sales Engineering at Commvault and has been with the company for a total of 13 years, starting as EMEA Professional Services Director. Mark has 20 years of experience in IT, with extensive knowledge in cloud computing, data management and disaster recovery.

Michael Queenan

Michael Queenan is the co-founder and CEO of consultancy-led data services integrator, Nephos Technologies. A decade ago, Michael and his business partner Lee Biggenden identified a gap in the data market for a services-led integrator to guide the largest organizations through the complex process of data strategy, governance, and analytics. They believed this expertise would enable their customers to drive business growth, compliance, and insights from their data assets. In 2012 he founded Nephos Technologies with Lee, to provide true expertise and value around data integrity and challenge organizations to think differently about one of their most valuable assets. As CEO, Queenan plans Nephos Technologies’ future strategy and direction, identifying trends 24-36 months ahead of time and building centers of excellence to deliver on those trends.


Zerto, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, empowers customers to run an always-on business by simplifying the protection, recovery, and mobility of on-premises and cloud applications. Zerto’s cloud data management and protection solution eliminates the risks and complexity of modernisation and cloud adoption across private, public, and hybrid deployments. The simple, software-only platform uses continuous data protection at scale to converge disaster recovery, ransomware recovery, and multi-cloud mobility. Zerto is trusted by over 9,500 customers globally and is powering offerings for Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and more than 350 managed service providers.

Philipp Pointner

Philipp Pointner is Jumio's Chief of Digital Identity. In his role, he leads Jumio's digital identity strategy and the initiative to enable multiple digital identity providers in its ecosystem. Prior to Jumio, Philipp was responsible for paysafecard, Europe’s most popular prepaid solution for online purchases.

Paul Bryce

Paul Bryce is Managing Director at Node4. Paul has been with Node4 since it started back in 2004, and has been instrumental in its growth and success. After graduating, Paul started his career in technology sales by joining an IT reseller. With progression and a couple of business moves later, he met Andrew Gilbert who, impressed with his work, invited him to come and build the Sales & Marketing strategy for Node4. With his experience in defining business strategy and growth plans and then executing them, Paul has worked his way up to Managing Director.

Mark Guntrip

Mark Guntrip is the Senior Director of Cybersecurity Strategy at Menlo Security

Ezat Dayeh

Ezat Dayeh is Senior Systems Engineering Manager, Western Europe at Cohesity.

Emergence IAC

About the IAC: The IAC exists to deliver profoundly intelligent automation through the creation and application of an end-to-end intelligent automation architecture. Created by seven best-in-class tech companies, the IAC solution will accelerate IA adoption, reduce cost and simplify the selection and buying process. Find out more at www.ia-collective.com

Nils Krumrey

Nils Krumrey is an Information Governance expert, Senior Presales Engineer and Architect at Logpoint. Based in the UK but a German native, Nils has 20 years of industry experience and has worked across Europe with some of the largest financial institutions on monitoring and improving their information governance. At Logpoint, he is a technical specialist involved in the architecture, sizing and use case definition for new Logpoint customers in the UK, Ireland and Benelux, with a keen interest in modern SaaS architectures. He holds a BSc in Computer Vision from the University of Koblenz and is a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).

Martina King

CEO at Featurespace

Sarah Doherty

Sarah Doherty is the Product Marketing Manager at iland

Greg Jones

Greg Jones, Senior Product Manager for Azure Solutions at Semperis, has been focused on directories and messaging throughout his 20+ year career in the tech industry. Greg has had served in various roles which span product management, technical sales, architecture, and administration. He has held positions in both commercial and in the public sector. Greg most recently has focused on SaaS, building both tenant-to-tenant migration solutions and AAD/M365 Management solutions. He has held positions at Quest Software, Dell, and Quadrotech as well as being a veteran of the USAF.

Marc Ramos

Marc Ramos, CMO at SplashBI

Gabriel Pizzolante

Gabriel Pizzolante is UK Growth Lead of Ironhack, the global tech training company that recently opened a new hybrid campus in London. Pizzolante is on a mission to help students around the world graduate with new skills in tech and reduce the gender and digital skills gap. Ironhack offers hybrid and remote courses on Web Development, UX UI Design, Data Analytics and Cybersecurity as well as a global hiring network.

Pieter Manden

Pieter Manden, a former PwC tax lawyer and compliance expert, is WorkMotion's Head of Trust and Employer Compliance. Born in the Netherlands, Manden is a taxation expert with 13 years of experience in global employment compliance. He graduated with a Master’s Degree in Tax Law from Leyden University in 2019 and holds an Executive MBA from ESCP Business School in Paris.

Lucy Johnston

Lucy Johnston is an author, exhibition curator and presenter. With over two decades of experience in innovation research and trend analysis, she travels extensively for commissioned projects – from the US to Japan, Brazil to China, and Iceland to India and Israel – studying developments across the global arts, cultural, science and technology sectors. She develops content programmes for international exhibitions, online destinations and retail/cultural events and pop-ups, that engage industry and public audiences in exploring creative excellence, cultural shifts and our future world. In 2017 she was commissioned by the Duke of Richmond to curate the inaugural FUTURE LAB : LIVE , a technology and science exhibition campus which sits at the centre of the world-renowned Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. She continues to develop and curate the show annually, and it is now dubbed by Campaign as “one of the major technology shows in the world”. Lucy also presents FUTURE LAB : THE PODCAST, available across all podcast platforms.

Johan Ekvall

Johan is Head of Product for Simulation & Training at Wärtsilä where he oversees the strategy, management and governance of Wärtsilä's simulation product portfolio. He has been with Wärtsilä since March 2015.

Ranga Rajagopalan

Ranga Rajagopalan is the Senior Vice President of Products at Commvault

Ed Whitehead

managing director of EMEA for Signifyd

Daniel Langkilde

Daniel Langkilde, CEO and co-founder of Kognic, is an experienced machine-learning expert and leads a team of data scientists, developers and industry experts that provide the leading data platform that empowers the global automotive industry’s Automated Driver Assist and Autonomous Driver systems known as ADAS/AD. Daniel is passionate about the challenge of making machine-learning useful for safety-critical applications such as autonomous driving.

Ben King

Ben King is CSO EMEA at Okta.

Lewis Huynh

Lewis Huynh is CSO of NinjaOne

Drew Sanford

Drew Sanford is Vice President, Global Security Operations at ConnectWise.

Neil Templeton

VP of Marketing at Console Connect by PCCW Global

Laurent Vieira de Mello

Laurent Vieira de Mello is COO of Astrocast, a leading Satellite IoT service that enables asset tracking and two-way communications in remote areas of the world. Responsible for Regulatory Affairs, Marketing, Project Management Office, and Product Management departments, he ensures the smooth deployment of the strategy regarding company expansion, sales, access to international markets and partnerships. In addition, he takes care of the corporate culture, to make sure the company blossoms. With nearly 20 years in international program management and business development for satellite telecommunications and solution providers within SITA and ESA, Laurent also has experience in entrepreneurship, and nonprofit organisations.

Andrew Marsh

Andrew is Head of IT & Security Services at Telesoft Technologies

Kris Sharma

Kris is a trusted C-level advisor and a leader with a rich global consulting and business transformation experience providing advisory services to Fortune 100 and FTSE100 clients. He focuses on creating strong ecosystem partnerships and is passionate about building high performing teams. Kris sees himself as a change agent with a passion for transformation, conceptualizing and strategizing solutions by partnering closely with business and IT leaders. Kris has worked with clients in various parts of USA, Europe, Australia and Asia Pacific, building value adding strategic relationships and partnerships with key external and internal stakeholders. Kris is experienced in a wide range of industry sectors spanning Banking, Insurance, Telecom, Media and Communications, Public Sector, Hi-Tech, Automotive and Retail.

James Hall

James Hall is the current CEO at Enate. Prior to this, they were with Axis Workshops, Emergence Partners Ltd, and Capita. James has also enjoyed a short period of reflection. Their previous company was IBM, where they worked as a Client Solutions Executive. James has also been with Accenture and Genfour. James Hall has an MBA from London Business School and a Masters in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London.

Sam Colley

Sam Colley is CEO of Pod Group, responsible for leading the business and driving new and innovative service offerings, such as ENO ONE Global. As an expert in the telecoms sector, Sam has focused his career on business development within the mobile data connectivity market, specializing in the IoT sector. With over a decade at Pod Group, Sam has made his way up by continuously adding value to the company, identifying, and targeting growth markets that contribute directly to the geographic and financial expansion of the organisation. In 2014, Sam relocated to the USA to lead Pod’s US office in San Francisco, California. His first five years there were a turning point for Pod as he managed to grow the US business by 100% year on year. Sam was subsequently appointed Group CEO in 2019, taking Pod into another phase of growth, focusing on developing new global markets and increasing Pod's footprint in existing markets. This culminated in the company's acquisition by Giesecke+Devrient, world leaders in eSIM technology, in 2021. Outside of work, Sam is a dedicated family man, spending his time enjoying every part of being a parent.

Viva Technology

Viva Technology is Europe's biggest startup and tech event. The eighth edition will take place May 22-25, 2024, in Paris, at Expo Porte de Versailles.

Scott Dodds

Scott Dodds is CEO of Ultima.

James Hunnybourne

James Hunnybourne is Cloud Solutions Director at Ultima. He is responsible for its cloud practice and demonstrating how Ultima’s technology, people and services can help improve business outcomes. Prior to this he was Head of Technology Services and Solutions at Softcat.

Tim Mercer

Tim Mercer, CEO, Vapour Cloud Despite 20 years in the IT sector, Tim hasn’t perhaps always been the obvious tech entrepreneur. He began his working life in the British Army, serving in both Northern Ireland and the Gulf War, before entering the data and networks environment when he returned to ‘Civvy Street’. Establishing Vapour in 2013, the business initially concentrated on cloud voice, video, networks, and storage. Fast forward to 2021, and the company ventured into much wider digital transformation territory, with a cloud toolkit that includes everything from a secure SD-WAN solution for hybrid working, through to Robotic Process Automation, TeamsLink, and more.

Sean Deuby

Sean Deuby | Director of Services, Semperis Sean Deuby brings 30 years’ experience in Enterprise IT and Hybrid Identity to his role as Director of Services at Semperis. An original architect and technical leader of Intel's Active Directory, Texas Instrument’s Windows NT network, and 15-time MVP alumnus, Sean has been involved with Microsoft identity technology since its inception

Dom Norton

Dominic Norton is the sales director for Spitfire Network Services. Dominic is responsible for Direct and Partner Sales at Spitfire Network Services, delivering innovative and award-winning business voice and data networking solutions. Dominic leads a growing sales team that liaise with 6000 customers and 500 channel partners. Dominic has held positions with Racal Telecom, BT Syntegra and Commander Telecom. After starting his career with Spitfire Network Services in 1998, Dominic returned in 2004 and was named sales director in 2018.

James Loveday

James Loveday is a Cloud Specialist and #ADCHero at Loadbalancer.org, guardians of uptime, and experts at load balancing critical applications, using clever, not complex, load balancers that put IT teams in control. Find out how they keep businesses flowing here.

Colin Mitchell

Colin Mitchell is the GM and VP of EMEA and APAC Sales for Immuta.


Jugo is an immersive virtual meetings and events platform.


Prolific is a platform that enables researchers to collect high-quality human-powered data at scale from a large, vetted pool of research participants and taskers. Using the Prolific platform researchers can target, contact and manage research participants from Prolific’s diverse, vetted and fairly-treated pool – to deliver world-changing research and the next generation of AI.

Dr. Adrian Engelbrecht

Product & Development Lead / Serviceware AI

Alexander Feiglstorfer

Alexander Feiglstorfer is CTO and Co-Founder of enterprise CMS Storyblok

Aqua Security

Aqua Security stops cloud native attacks. As the pioneer and largest pure-play cloud native security company, Aqua helps customers unlock innovation and build the future of their business. The Aqua Platform is the industry's most integrated Cloud Native Application Protection Platform (CNAPP) securing the entire application lifecycle through prevention, detection and response. Founded in 2015, Aqua is headquartered in Boston, MA and Ramat Gan, IL with Fortune 1000 customers in over 40 countries. For more information, visit www.aquasec.com.

James Lynn

James is CEO and Co-founder at Currensea. James spent two decades in foreign exchange of the world’s largest banks, such as Barclays and Credit Agricole. He is also an entrepreneur who set up two successful payments businesses. His deep understanding of foreign exchange and payments is now saving travellers money on charges and rates.

Alexander Graf

Alexander Graf is Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Berlin-based marketplace experts Spryker and author of the bestselling book, The E-Commerce Book.

James Hyde

James and James eCommerce Fulfilment Founder and Chief Product Officer James Hyde is an engineering graduate from the University of Cambridge. After a spell as an angel investor's apprentice, he spotted the chance to modernise eCommerce fulfilment with fellow Cambridge graduate, James Strachan, while working with an online honey seller. They founded James and James in 2010.

Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra offers innovative and customer-centric digital experiences, enabling enterprises, associates, and the society to Rise. We are a USD 6 billion organization with 151,000+ professionals across 90 countries helping 1224 global customers, including Fortune 500 companies. We are focused on leveraging next-generation technologies including 5G, Blockchain, Quantum Computing, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and more, to enable end-to-end digital transformation for global customers. Tech Mahindra is the only Indian company in the world to receive the HRH The Prince of Wales’ Terra Carta Seal for its commitment to creating a sustainable future. We are the fastest growing brand in ‘brand strength’ and amongst the top 7 IT brands globally. With the NXT.NOWTM framework, Tech Mahindra aims to enhance ‘Human Centric Experience’ for our ecosystem and drive collaborative disruption with synergies arising from a robust portfolio of companies. Tech Mahindra aims at delivering tomorrow’s experiences today and believes that the ‘Future is Now’.

Sadie Smith

Sadie Smith is an experienced woman who came into the digital marketing world from newspapers. She mostly specialized in local issues and this gives a unique perspective when it comes to dealing with stories that need thorough research and personal touch. She wears her heart on her sleeve and that makes her an excellent marketing expert.

Anthony Perridge

Anthony is the VP international, EMEA at ThreatQuotient, a company dedicated to revolutionising cyber defence capabilities by building analyst-driven applications, helping organisations manage threat intelligence and therefore defending against sophisticated cyber attacks. Prior to joining ThreatQuotient, Anthony worked as Sourcefire’s EMEA Sales and Channel Director.

Sam Holding

Sam Holding, Head of International at SparkPost

Laurent Bouchoucha

Vice President of Business Development Network Solutions at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, Laurent Bouchoucha has over 23 years of experience in the technology sector and proudly leads his team of experts in areas of solutions marketing, business program management, solutions architecture and business development. He is a seasoned business executive, driving and supporting execution of Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise’s growth strategy on campus and data center networking.

XYZ Reality

XYZ Reality is a construction technology start-up, specialising in augmented reality (AR) software and hardware.

Andrew McKay

Andrew writes about technology, innovation and sustainability


Bob Davis, CMO at Plutora, has more than 30 years of engineering, marketing and sales management experience with high technology organisations from emerging start-ups to global 500 corporations. Before joining Plutora, Bob was the Chief Marketing Officer at Atlantis Computing, a provider of Software Defined and Hyper Converged solutions for enterprise customers. He has propelled company growth at data storage and IT management companies including Kaseya (co-founder, acquired by Insight Venture Partners), Sentilla, CA, Netreon (acquired by CA), Novell and Intel.

Cynthia Madison

Cynthia Madison is a young blogger and psychology graduate. Contributor to many niche publications

Dave Page

Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Actual Experience

cf5b51f8-b8d4-4d28-bc0c-2c5fdfde3f32-Russ Kennedy

Russ Kennedy is Chief Product Officer at Nasuni. Nasuni helps organisations to create a secure, file data cloud for digital transformation, global growth, and information insight. The Nasuni File Data Platform is a cloud-native suite of services offering user productivity, business continuity, data intelligence, cloud choice, and simplified global infrastructure. The platform and its add-on services replace traditional file infrastructure, including network-attached storage (NAS), back-up, and DR, with a cloud-scale solution.

David Wang

VP Product Marketing / Imply

Over 15 years in marketing and sales with a track record of bringing emerging products to market and accelerating growth in highly competitive markets including enterprise storage, data management, hybrid cloud, and hyperconverged infrastructure. Love diving into technology, crafting the messaging that answers the why, building the content that turns heads, and creating the digital campaigns that rise above the competitive noise.

Mike Sentonas

CTO / CrowdStrike

Mike Sentonas is the CTO at CrowdStrike

Vish Baliga

Experienced Chief Technology Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in Professional Services, Software as a Service (SaaS), Business Intelligence, Business Development, and Solution Architecture. Strong information technology professional with a MTech focused in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur.

Sam van Hees

Sam van Hees is co-founder and CMO of Instant Commerce, a frontend as a service solution which enables any eCommerce brand to build a high-end headless storefront. Because we are ‘no code’, business owners do not need technical expertise or a development team to build their online offering. We seamlessly integrate with scores of different systems like Shopify, Storyblok, Algolia and more using APIs. In short, with Instant Commerce any online seller can launch a comprehensive headless webshop that rivals the functionality of the biggest retailers for a fraction of the price and time. The result is the best possible experience for their customers and ultimately, a huge increase in sales.

Michael Badamo

Michael Badamo is Customer Success Manager at Amplience. He joined the company after a decade on the merchant side, and has been involved in all aspects of ecommerce, from running a photo studio and writing product copy to launching a new ecommerce program for a bricks-and-clicks retailer. At Amplience he provides consultative account management focused on building long-term relationships and growth, with a focus on product adoption, best practice guidance, and diagnostics.

Eduard Serrano

Eduard Serrano is AWS Services Lead, Tech Data, EMEA. He is responsible for revenue growth for Professional and Managed Services on AWS. Eduard also manages the Services AWS BDM community across Europe.

Dan Hartveld CTO at Red Ant

Dan Hartveld is an experienced mobile technology expert, software developer and engineering manager. As the Chief Technology Officer at Red Ant, he has led the development of cutting-edge enterprise technology for leading retail brands and has also led technology development within the financial and pharmaceutical sectors.

Matt Quirk

With a passion for innovation and technology, I am lucky enough to work within high-growth opportunities across multiple industries including manufacturing, healthcare, energy, media and entertainment and security - with technology innovations that are advancing the way people live and work such as AI, autonomous everything and 5G

Alex Graves

Alex is a co-founder at Silicon Reef with over a decade of experience working with Microsoft collaboration tools for Enterprise clients. As a non-technical person, Alex's focus is on people-led outcomes and is engaged with a variety of clients in digital strategy and increasing employee productivity and engagement using Microsoft technology solutions.


KX, the leading technology for real-time data analytics and decision intelligence, is part of FD Technologies plc, a group of data-driven businesses that unlock the value of insight, hindsight and foresight to drive organizations forward. KX Streaming Analytics, built on the kdb+ time-series database, is an industry-leading high-performance, in-memory computing, streaming analytics and operational intelligence platform. It delivers the best possible performance and flexibility for high-volume, data-intensive analytics and applications across multiple industries. The Group operates from 15 offices across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific and employs more than 3,000 people worldwide

Donovan Frew

Donovan Frew is the Chief Technology Officer at Goodlord, the biggest player in the UK’s rental technology (RenTech) market.

Bill Lapcevic

Bill Lapcevic is SVP of Business Development at NS1. He is a seasoned software veteran and has held software leadership roles in business development, sales and customer success. His experience spans companies large and small with a common theme - fast growth.

Luxtripper Nena Chaletzos

An avid traveller who took her first baby steps on a transatlantic flight, it was Nena’s vision to disrupt the luxury travel industry by making travel search simple, quick and easy. After seeing the time-consuming and rigid system not working for unsure and busy customers, Luxtripper developed its own unique technology to provide customers with a personalised destination match in seconds and cut the time it takes to build bespoke, multi-destination itineraries by more than 80%. With exceptional customer service and travel inspiration through highly influential social media channels, Luxtripper has grown by more than 100% year-on-year since its inception in 2015.

Adrian Odds

Adrian Odds, Marketing and Innovation Director at CDS

Tim Reid

Media and PR, FourNet

Glenn Scaife

Glenn is the MD of IT services provider Claritas Solutions, just been nominated in the LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders 2023 and a keen yachtsman and musician!

Emily Goldshteyn

Senior Product Marketing Line Manager at Wind River

Dan Harding

Dan Harding is CEO of Sign In App

Jim Mann

Serial entrepreneur with Fortune 500 & FTSE 100 Consulting background. Brand creator. Amazon FBA expert. Creative digital marketer. Business development & M&A professional.

Gergo Varga

Gergo Varga has been fighting online fraud since 2009 at various companies – even co-founding his own anti-fraud startup. He's the author of the Fraud Prevention Guide for Dummies – SEON Special edition. He currently works as the Senior Content Manager / Evangelist at SEON, using his industry knowledge to keep marketing sharp, communicating between the different departments to understand what's happening on the frontlines of fraud detection. He lives in Budapest, Hungary, and is an avid reader of philosophy and history.

Alex Thomson

Alex Thomson joined Quantum Metric in 2021 and is responsible for driving Quantum Metric’s EMEA go-to-market strategy. As an executive leader with 15 years of experience in business development and operations. Alex has worked for high growth VC backed software companies, with a focus on Enterprise SaaS solutions. Prior to joining Quantum Metric, Alex was Vice President of Sales at N2WS, a VC backed fast-growing private company, that focused on public cloud native backup solutions, acquired by VEEAM. Alex also had leadership roles while at LOGICnow, a leading RMM SaaS solution that was acquired by Solarwinds.

Terry Walby

A technology entrepreneur, innovator, and passionate advocate of continually pushing ones boundaries, questioning the status quo, trying new things and continually learning both through successes and failures.

Sarah Woodhouse director AMBITIOUS PR

Sarah is a seasoned public relations & communications professional with over 20 years experience working in the UK and Asia.

Osirium Technologies

Osirium Technologies plc (AIM: OSI) is a leading UK-based cybersecurity software vendor delivering Privileged Access Management (PAM), Privileged Endpoint Management (PEM) and Osirium Automation solutions that are uniquely simple to deploy and maintain. With privileged credentials involved in over 80% of security breaches, customers rely on Osirium PAM’s innovative technology to secure their critical infrastructure by controlling 3rd party access, protecting against insider threats, and demonstrating rigorous compliance.

Chris Pottrell

founder and MD of Nebula IT consultancy

Chris Wade

Chris Wade, CMPO at Gamma

Faisal Mahomed

Faisal is the Director of BT's UK Portfolio Businesses

Chris Bird

Chris Bird is the Head of Operations at Ricoh UK.

Mary Woodcock

Content and SEO Marketing Manager / Lickd

Robert MacDonald

Robert MacDonald is the Innovation and Technology Manager at SAP consultancy, Absoft

Mariano Nunez

As CEO, Mariano drives the strategic direction of the company. Under his leadership, Onapsis has become one of the fastest-growing technology and cybersecurity companies in the world. Starting his career as a cybersecurity researcher, Mariano was the first to publicly present on cybersecurity risks affecting SAP platforms and how to mitigate them at major conferences such as RSA, Black Hat and SANS. He was the developer of the first open source ERP penetration testing framework and has discovered critical security vulnerabilities in SAP, Oracle, IBM and Microsoft applications.

Bengt Johannes Lundberg

Bengt is the CEO of Disruptive Technologies. He holds an Engineering degree from Vestfold University College. Bengt has more than 16 years of international operations experience within the supply chain management, manufacturing, and telecom industries. He also has a decade-long experience with international team leadership, building cross-cultural, high-performing teams.

Andrea Lou Laffitte

Andrea-Lou Laffitte is the group program director at Webhelp. As a tech enthusiast, Andréa-Lou has guided numerous companies in their transformation and the improvement of their customer experience.

Jon Simcox

Managing Director and Founder

Christian Muller

Christian Müller is Chief Financial Officer at Moss, a technology-driven platform for holistic spend management. Christian has more than 10 years’ experience as a finance professional, working across CFO roles and investment banking, M&A and global capital markets financing.

Rachel Thornton

Rachel Thornton is CMO of MessageBird, the Dutch Unicorn technology company dominating the customer communications space. Joining in September 2022, Thornton owns all aspects of marketing for MessageBird including; product marketing, field and partner marketing, customer acquisition, brand & PR and AR. Prior to MessageBird, Thornton was CMO of Amazon Web Services and has held a variety of marketing leadership positions at different technology companies, including Salesforce and Cisco Systems

Alex Tempest

Alex Tempest is the MD for BT Wholesale, part of BT Business

Ashish Gupta

Ashish Gupta is the MD, Corporate & Public Sector at BT

DS John Price KPM

Detective Sergeant John Price KPM is West Midlands Police’s Digital Forensics/Incident Response Supervisor.

AI expert Stuart Fenton

Stuart Fenton is a seasoned expert in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), with a rich history of leadership roles across academia, government, and private sectors. Most recently the managing director of the Smart Wireless Innovation Facility (SWIFt) at Nottingham Trent University, where he honed his expertise in the practical applications of AI technology and its real-world use cases. Currently a distinguished member of the UK Telecom Innovation Network's Artificial Intelligence Expert Working Group, Fenton has also been the AI specialist for the Department for International Trade Smart Cities and Technology team. Where he contributed to assisting innovative companies to export their services internationally as well as working with businesses around the world interested in moving to the UK. Prior to this, Fenton had extensive experience in the telecoms, finance and public sector.

Lorenz Graff

Lorenz Graff is the CEO and co-founder of bsurance.

Scott Castle

Scott Castle is the VP & GM for Cloud Data Teams at Sisense. He brings over 25 years of experience in software development and product management at leading technology companies, including Adobe, Electric Cloud, and FileNet. Scott is a prolific writer and speaker on all things data, appearing at events like the Gartner Enterprise Data Conference, Data Champions, and Strata Data NYC.

Rob Smith

Rob Smith, CTO at award-winning cloud provider Creative ITC

HPD Lendscape

HPD Lendscape is the world's leading technology vendor for all forms of secured finance.  With over 45 years of experience and in-depth industry understanding, our dynamic team has designed, developed, and delivered secured lending technology to over 50 markets and some of the worlds' most prestigious banking and financial services providers. Our secured lending platform, Lendscape, supports a range of working capital and asset finance solutions such as factoring, invoice discounting, supply chain finance, asset-based lending as well as asset finance and many other forms of specialist finance.   To learn more about HPD Lendscape and the solutions we offer, contact us on the information above or please visit www.hpdlendscape.com. 


ManageEngine is the enterprise IT management division of Zoho Corporation. Established and emerging enterprises—including 9 of every 10 Fortune 100 organizations—rely on ManageEngine's real-time IT management tools to ensure optimal performance of their IT infrastructure, including networks, servers, applications, desktops and more. ManageEngine has offices worldwide, including the United States, the United Arab Emirates, the Netherlands, India, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Singapore, Japan, China and Australia, as well as 200+ global partners to help organizations tightly align their business and IT. For more information, please visit - www.manageengine.co.uk

Brian Pagano

Brian Pagano is the Chief Catalyst and VP at Axway. He leads a global team of Catalysts, supports strategic deals and represents the company in public.

Dave Waterson

Dave Waterson is CEO at security company SentryBay and an expert in endpoint and application security. His technical focus areas are anti-keylogging, anti-phishing, data security, secure browsing, IoT, mobile security, identity theft and cloud-based security. He was included amongst the top 10 tech thought leaders identified by A.T Kearney at the World Economic Forum in Davos and is a winner of the Great British Entrepreneur of the Year Award, for cyber security.

Roman Pavlyuk

Roman Pavlyuk is VP of Digital Strategy at Intellias

Kevin Cole

Kevin Cole is the Director of Technical Marketing and Training at Zerto, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company.

Danny Lopez

Danny is the CEO of award-winning cybersecurity firm Glasswall, which delivers unique protection against sophisticated threats through its groundbreaking technology. Prior to joining Glasswall in 2019, Danny enjoyed a successful international career in banking, marketing, diplomacy, and technology, including working as the inaugural CEO of London & Partners and Managing Director at the UK government’s Department for International Trade.

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Pete Howroyd

I’ve worked for over 20 years in loyalty, marketing and CRM roles, both in the UK and Australia. The focus for me has always been to work with companies on strategies that improve ROI and customer engagement in loyalty, and developing advanced customer led and data driven cultures. I directed some well-known loyalty programmes during my time client side with businesses in retail, fashion, pharmacy, technology and luxury industries, including brands such as Harvey Nichols, Harrods, Myer (Australia) and Sigma Healthcare. In 2018, I founded The Loyalty People which isan exciting new global collective of loyalty and CRM experts, created to give clients access to a network of trusted associates for any loyalty project. In 2020, I took another leap into the business world and founded the global loyalty app, Swapi.



Rajalekshmy KR

Rajalekshmy KR, a SEO Content Specialist working in NeoITO- a reliable product development company in USA. She always seeks feedback from tech founders, product owners, and business strategists to write about subjects valuable to her readers.

David Watkins

David Watkins is the solutions director at VIRTUS Data Centres, He heads up the Solutions Team working with customers to provide customized solutions. He has been at VIRTUS since 2009, where he has previously held the roles of service delivery director and head of operations. David has a technical and commercial background and can often be found speaking about sustainability at data centre industry events as well as authoring articles on the topic, which he is passionate and knowledgeable about. Prior to joining VIRTUS, David spent more than 15 years at Unisys. His last role with the company was head of data centres UKMEA.

Hugh Scantlebury

Hugh Scantlebury is the founder and CEO of Aqilla, a cloud-based accounting software firm. His competitive business leadership and specialty as a product visionary have led the way in creating a web-based, multi-currency accounting solution that fits the needs of mid-market organisations.

Jason Barker


Arnold Ma

Arnold Ma, CEO of Qumin

Mark Robison

Board Director, BJSS

Ed Williams

Ed Williams is a seasoned cybersecurity specialist with 10 years directly focused on penetration testing and consultancy for Government and private sector organisations. He heads up penetration testing within Trustwave’s elite team of forensic investigators, researchers and ethical hackers, Spiderlabs, as Director for EMEA.

Ian Richardson

Ian Richardson, Head of Innovation, CSI Ian has been with CSI since 2007 holding a number of technical support and solution design roles. He is currently responsible for the pre-sales of global accounts along with the development of some CSI services.

Dan Johnson

Dan Johnson, Director of Automation, Future Workforce

Marek Sledzinski

Marek Śledziński is an experienced Solution Architect with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Designed, developed and delivered projects using different technologies. Skilled with Java, .Net, NodeJs and Solidity. Passionate about building distributed systems, discussing consistency and learning new technologies. Recent years focused on Blockchain technologies. He works as Principal Software Engineer at Future Processing.

Thomas Diggelmann

Thomas Diggelmann is Machine Learning Engineer at augmented intelligence firm Squirro, which works with organizations worldwide to extract meaningful and actionable insight from the data they hold.

Eric Jeffery

Eric Jeffery has nearly 30 years’ information technology experience with over 20 years in cyber security. He currently works as a Regions Solutions Engineer at AlgoSec. He has published dozens of articles, presented at numerous conferences, and has a patent filed for a novel cyber security defensive maturity model. Eric runs a Podcast under the moniker Cyber Security Grey Beard® to help students and early professionals learn, grow, and advance in the information security profession.

Krzysztof Szabelski

Krzysztof Szabelski is Head of Technology at Future Processing, a leading software development company based in Poland. With more than a decade of experience in delivering software, he has worked in various roles, from delivering software as a Software Developer and Solution Architect, to more organisational and leadership roles. This includes becoming part of the technical advisory and supervision department in fast-growing organisations. In his role at Future Processing, Krzysztof is responsible for shaping the company’s technological capabilities, ways of working and technology standards, to ensure all teams can benefit from sharing knowledge and experience. Additionally, he is a regular contributor to a number of industry-focused publications and software development events, as well as offering training and co-organising local software development communities, including Microsoft Azure User Group Poland, Software Craftsmanship Silesia and Gliwice Software BarCamp.

Andrew Gehrlein

Andrew Gehrlein, Chief Financial Officer, Park Place Technologies

John Craig Swartz SVP at POWWR

Swartz is SVP of Risk360 at respected energy software provider POWWR. He has been with POWWR for over 12 years and has been instrumental in turning it from a consulting company into the software company it is today. He has helped run suppliers' risk management and day-to-day operations and had roles focused on building out software. He is now in charge of the risk portfolio within POWWR, ensuring that the company gives its partners the value they need to ensure they can compete in an increasingly competitive environment.

Sarah Friswell

After beginning her career in account management, Sarah followed the client relationship ladder all the way to the emerging digital landscape in Dubai, where she led major projects for leading global brands including IBM and Volvo. On her return to the UK, Sarah joined Red Ant where she applied her extensive experience of networked and independent tech-based businesses to drive the company forward in its pioneering work with high-profile brands such as Charlotte Tilbury, Furniture Village and Chalhoub Group. As Red Ant’s CEO, she is responsible for driving and guiding the business, from ensuring the company is run in a sustainable and ethical way to heading up talent selection and overseeing project progress and delivery to clients. She is particularly passionate about diversity, equality and encouraging the progression of women in what can be a tough industry, and has been instrumental in ensuring positive measures are part of Red Ant’s policies. 

Ilia Sotnikov

Ilia Sotnikov is the security strategist & VP of user experience at Netwrix

Amyn Jaffer Ultima Labs

Amyn is a proven and experienced architect and technical design authority at Ultima Labs www.ultima.com

Mikael Sandberg

Mikael Sandberg is co-founder and Executive Chairman at VX Fiber. He is a serial entrepreneur in the telecom and broadband industry. Previously Mikael co-founded and managed two major broadband companies in Sweden. VX Fiber is a Swedish technology company – a digital infrastructure specialist, with more than 20 years’ experience building and operating full fibre FTTP (fibre-to-the-premises) open access networks globally. VX Fiber’s mission is to create value in the community in which we live and work, to help individuals, businesses and the community as a whole to gain their digital freedom.

Rotem Shemesh

Lead Product Marketing Manager, Security Solutions at Datto

Brand Highlighters

Brand Highlighters is a leading digital services partner for hundreds of UK businesses

roger beadle

Roger Beadle, CEO and Co-Founder at Limitless.

Angus Burrell

PayComplete is a global leader in physical finance, with a proprietary cloud hosted IoT platform connecting devices and data within and outside its own payments ecosystem. As a Strategic Partner Director Angus Burrell is responsible for building Global Partnerships with a focus on the Retail Technology, ERP and Payments spaces. He is also taking commercial responsibility for the launch of ‘new to market’ Retail devices and solutions across the business.

Bradley Maule ffinch

Bradley Maule ffinch is the Group Managing Director of ROAR. With over 20 years of leadership within the media and events industry across a variety of markets. Experience includes M&A, PE, turnarounds, integration, change management, launches and market analysis.

Clare Gledhill

Clare Gledhill is the operations and strategic development director at Yorkshire-headquartered strategic change agency, CDS – whose clients include the NHS, Metropolitan Police, Yorkshire Water, Transport for London, EE, and the Cabinet Office. She has over 18 years of experience working within the digital sector and is focused on leading teams and developing services to deliver large-scale digital transformation programs and user-centered insights, design, and creative projects.

Jon Fielding

Cybersecurity expert Jon Fielding has specialized in data encryption and storage for the last 10 years. He is responsible for Apricorn’s EMEA sales and operations strategy, driving revenue growth, and establishing its channel network. CISSP-certified, he’s been focused on information security for 23 years, working with organizations ranging from IBM to start-ups including Valicert, Tumbleweed, and Ironkey.


Node4 provides advanced, cloud-led digital transformation solutions that empower UK businesses to do more. Delivering end-to-end hybrid solutions, Node4 draws upon its broad portfolio of managed public and private cloud, security and collaboration services, as well as cloud enablers including colocation and connectivity. Modular solutions, along with transformation services, are designed to support businesses at any point in their cloud journeys.


Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices.

Kyle Myers

Kyle Myers is Head of Global Environmental Health, Safety & Sustainability at CyrusOne. His responsibilities have included functional strategy, policy and procedure development, training, regulatory compliance/interaction and organisational development across the globe.

Keith Haussmann

Keith Hausmann serves as the Chief Revenue Officer of Globality, and was previously Managing Director of Global Procurement and Supply Chain Operations at Accenture. Keith holds a BA in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and was founder and leader of Procurian in Accenture. Keith is a procurement expert and is often cited for his insight and analysis on the global procurement industry and global supply chain.

Ryan Sheldrake

Ryan Sheldrake, Field CTO, EMEA, Lacework Ryan has been working within IT infrastructure for over 20 years and is a prominent DevSecOps thought leader and multi-cloud advocate. As an early adopter of AWS, Ryan now specialises in Security and DevSecOps.

Alexis Gendronneau

Head of Data Products at OVHcloud

Andy Mills

Andy Mills is VP of EMEA for Cequence Security and assists organisations with their API protection strategies, from discovery to detection and mitigation. He’s a passionate advocate of the need to secure the entire API lifecycle using a unified approach. Prior to joining Cequence, he held roles as CRO for a major tax technology provider and was part of the original worldwide team of pioneers that brought Palo Alto Networks, the industry’s leading Next-Generation Firewall, to market. Andy holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Leeds Beckett University.

Diego Buffa

Experienced Field Application Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Professional skilled in Embedded Systems, Open Source and DevOps.

Neil Smith Managing Director of ReformIT

Neil Smith, Managing Director of ReformIT, has over 26 years experience in the IT industry - 24 of them running his own IT company. He started working out of a bedroom on my own but now owns a thriving small business based in Cheltenham. ReformIT is a Managed IT Service Provider, essentially providing an out-sourced IT department to small and medium sized businesses. ReformIT is a Microsoft Silver Partner, Cloud Service Provider and Small Business Specialist. We can provide everything from a quick bit of phone support to complete business IT solutions with all the required on-going services and support. We have qualified engineers experienced in both Apple and Microsoft technologies and specialise in Microsoft 365 solutions on all hardware platforms. We can support the vast majority of small business IT requirements.

Richard Farrell

CIO  / Netcall 

German-born, Simpsons-obsessed and with a not-so-secret penchant for Welsh techno, Richard is Netcall’s long-serving CIO – he’s been with Netcall for an impressive 19 years, meaning he’s somewhere between ‘living legend’ and ‘part of the furniture’ around there.

Dario Betti

Dario Betti is CEO of MEF (Mobile Ecosystem Forum) a global trade body established in 2000 and headquartered in the UK with members across the world. As the voice of the mobile ecosystem, it focuses on cross-industry best practices, anti-fraud, and monetization. The Forum provides its members with global and cross-sector platforms for networking, collaboration, and advancing industry solutions.

Amyn Jaffer

Amyn is a proven and experienced architect and technical design authority who has an in-depth understanding of end-user requirements and experience in a wide range of transformative technologies.

Steve Whiter

Steve Whiter is Director of Appurity

Michael Mueller

Michael Mueller,CEO, Form3

Andy Peddar

Andy Peddar is CEO and co-founder of Deazy, the curated marketplace of development talent.


Skillsoft delivers transformative learning experiences that propel organisations and people to grow together. The Company partners with enterprise organisations and serves a global community of learners to prepare today’s employees for tomorrow’s economy.

Jaroslaw Granat

Jarosław Granat is the Head of Client Engagement at one of Europe’s leading software development companies, Future Processing. Currently, as Head of Client Engagement, Jarosław is building a world-class Engagement Managers team and offers exceptional advisory services for its clients. He also actively manages and optimises its accounts portfolio and key initiatives to develop even better and long lasting companies.

Robert MacDonald Absoft

Innovation & Technology Manager at Absoft

Virgin Media

Virgin Media O2 launched on 1 June 2021, combining the UK’s largest and most reliable mobile network with a broadband network offering the fastest widely-available broadband speeds. It is a customer-first organisation that brings a range of connectivity services together in one place with a clear mission: to upgrade the nation. Virgin Media O2 is the corporate brand of the 50:50 joint venture between Liberty Global and Telefónica SA, and one of the UK’s largest businesses.      The company has 47 million UK connections across broadband, mobile, TV and home phone. Its own fixed network currently passes 16.1 million premises alongside a mobile network that covers 99% of the nation’s population with 4G, and more than 1,600 towns and cities with 5G services targeting 50% population coverage in 2023.  

Khai Zin Thein

Experienced Digital Marketing Manager at DIREK LTD

Bhushan Patil

Having spent nearly 3 decades in B2B Consultative Sales & Sales Management, Bhushan heads Tech Mahindra’s EMEA Growth Office, responsible for digital revenue growth across Tech Mahindra's largest Sales Region with a mission to deliver on the top 3 CEO priorities - RUN Better, CHANGE Faster and GROW Greater! He focuses on three core Growth Tracks keeping an eye of rapidly changing technology landscape : - Wave 2 Technologies i.e. Cloud, Cx, Data Analytics, Security, AI and Intelligent Networks/5G; - Scaling up Strategic Alliance Ecosystem - Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity relationships Prior to this role, Bhushan worked with CXOs of leading providers like Vodafone, Telefonica, Hutch etc for their IT & Network transformations.

Matt Weston

UK Managing Director / Robert Half

Matt Weston is the UK Managing Director at Robert Half

Sophie Deo

PHA Group

Guido Grillenmeier Chief Technologist Semperis

Guido Grillenmeier is Chief Technologist with Semperis. Based in Germany, Guido has been a Microsoft MVP for Directory Services for 12 years.

James Bent

James Bent, VP of Solutions Engineering, Virtuoso

Jassi Porteous

Senior Marketing Consultant

Karen Kokiko

Senior Product Marketing Manager, OVHcloud US

Marius Marcus

Marcus Marius, CEO and Founder of Marcus Media Network and MarcusADS Advertising Agency, is an experienced figure in the IT and automotive industries. With a wealth of high-authority websites in all niches and a strong history of collaboration with major corporations, he excels at building connections on LinkedIn, establishing partnerships, and nurturing professional friendships while leaving a significant impact in sales and marketing.

Phillip Smith

Phillip Smith is the chief architect at workplace data analytics firm Tiger

Kristjan Kangro

Kristjan Kangro, CEO and founder of Change, a European cryptocurrency investing platform for retail investors

Ian Jennings

Ian co-founded BlueFort Security with David Henderson in 2007 to deliver cyber-security specialist technical expertise and support to businesses that were becoming increasingly at risk from ever-sophisticated cyber attacks. Together the pair have built an award-winning business with a proven track record in delivering complex solutions around remote access, cloud transformation, and zero-trust application delivery. Ian has 20 plus years of cyber security technical skills and knowledge which underpin the services and support that BlueFort Security delivers to its customers. Under Ian's guidance, the BlueFort team has secured a wide range of cyber security credentials including Cyber Essentials Plus, ISO27001, ISO9001, as well as a number of vendor-specific accreditations including FireEye partner recognition award 2018, RSA partner of the year 2018, MobileIron outstanding engineer award 2015 and RSA Top partner of the year 2011. Prior to founding BlueFort Security, Ian held senior technical roles with Armadillo Managed Services and Interop Technologies. He holds a BSC in Computer Science and Management Studies from the University of Leeds.

Milad Aslaner

Milad Aslaner, Head of Technology Advisory Group, SentinelOne

Rivery Dataversity

Rivery provides a complete SaaS ELT for organisations that need to scale fast with data, with a solution to build, maintain and automate a modern data stack.

Michelle Goodall

Michelle Goodall is CMO at Guild, a platform for professional communities and networking. She has 25 years of marketing and comms experience in a mix of agency/consultancy/client side roles, including at Econsultancy, Lexis PR and Access Intelligence. Connect with her on: Guild: https://guild.co/profiles/189/michelle-goodall LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellegoodall/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/greenwellys

Simon Hill

Simon Hill is Head of Legal & Compliance at Certes Networks. He is an experienced contract lawyer and commercial manager specialising in negotiating, drafting and managing commercial contracts in the technology sector.

Ann Sung Ruckstuhl

CMO and SVP at Manhattan Associates

Mo Firouzabadian

Mo Firouzabadian is Chief Executive Officer of Lifecycle Software. Mo is an innovative leader with deep experience, spanning 20 years, in the telecom and enterprise software industries. Prior to joining Lifecycle, Mo served as SVP for Developed Markets at Evolving Systems, an industry leader in Customer Value Management and Loyalty. Mo joined Evolving as a result of the acquisition of Lumata where he was the co-CEO, responsible for revenue, client relationships and finance. Mo has led iconic strategic projects with key clients across retail, media, telecommunications and device manufacturers.

Kent Jason

Jason Kent is founder and director of Open Seas, a UK-based enterprise IT solutions company specialising in data protection and backup services to optimise organisations’ work environments. With 30 years’ experience in the IT industry, Jason has developed a strong and in-depth understanding of how to design and implement technical solutions that deliver tangible business benefits. With 30 years’ experience in the IT industry, Jason has developed a strong and in-depth understanding of how to design and implement technical solutions that deliver tangible business benefits. Jason specialises in simplifying the complex and collaborating with both technical and non-technical teams to implement solutions that enhance security and human collaboration. Jason is also Business Development Director at Jooxter, a proptech scale-up that helps companies manage flex desks and meeting rooms through wireless monitoring.

Richard Jeffery

Richard Jeffery is Chief Executive Officer of ActiveOps, a leading management process automation company.

Cyril Samovskiy

Cyril Samovskiy is the Founder of Mobilunity. Cyril is passionate about people, discovery and innovation. He has dedicated his career to creating innovative products, providing high level software development, and building professional teams that specialize in providing customers with the tools they need to be successful. Cyril brings a strong technical background and business qualification along with an impressive track record of hands-on experience to the businesses he runs. As a graduate of the most prestigious technical University in Ukraine, he has over 15 years of diverse experience in international business, IT, Operations, Finance, Marketing, corporate management, change management and human resources. Although he has deep knowledge in regards to business solutions, services, and software engineering, he prides himself above all, in people development. Every Employee at Mobilunity is like family, and it's his passion for helping, developing and engaging with clients, as set by Cyril’s leadership, that places Mobilunity above the competition. Cyril is co-runner/participant of a number of IT business networking events both in Ukraine and abroad in the UK, M.E.N.A regions and Continental Europe.

Kit Cox

Kit Cox is Enate’s Founder and CTO. Kit has been obsessed with technology from a young age, he began coding at the age of 10 and is an engineer by trade. Kit built Enate’s workflow orchestration and AI platform to help businesses run operations smoothly, automate manual tasks and deliver SLAs on time. Today, global businesses such as TMF and EY rely on Enate to work efficiently and seamlessly.

Adrian Taylor

Adrian Taylor is VP of EMEA at A10 Networks.

Tim Pitts

Senior Partner at Agilisys


Zoom is for you. We help you express ideas, connect to others, and build toward a future limited only by your imagination. Our frictionless communications platform is the only one that started with video as its foundation, and we have set the standard for innovation ever since. That is why we are an intuitive, scalable, and secure choice for individuals, small businesses, and large enterprises alike. Founded in 2011, Zoom is publicly traded (NASDAQ:ZM), headquartered in San Jose, California and employs 200 people across the United Kingdom. Visit zoom.com and follow @zoom.

Martin Biggs

As Spinnaker Support’s Vice President and General Manager EMEA, Martin Biggs is responsible for driving the sales and operational management of SAP, Oracle, and Salesforce services in Europe, Middle East, and Africa.


Oliver Rowe is founder of Fusion Communications - a leading communications and connectivity provider which helps businesses communicate more efficiently by using the power of technology. With over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications sector, Oliver was inspired to set up Fusion after noticing that large network providers failed to offer the level of customer service B2B clients deserved.

David Guyatt

CEO and Co-founder, Osirium Technologies



Onur Ozen

Onur Ozen, CEO of secure communications provider RealTyme

Steve Hollingsworth and Gurdip Sohal

Steve Hollingsworth, Director, Covenco and Gurdip Sohal, Sales Director, Covenco

Jaroslaw Wachowicz

Jaroslaw Wachowicz is the Head of DevOps at Future Processing, with extensive experience in software delivery. He started as a Software Engineer and for the past twenty-five years, he has delivered software solutions to clients around the world in several roles. Jaroslaw has advanced from software development and requirements analysis technical roles to managing teams and departments.

Jim Monaghan

Jim Monaghan, Managing Director of Aftermarket at One Nexus

Captain Steve Bomgardner

Captain Steve Bomgardner serves as the Vice President of Shipping & Offshore at Pole Star Global. With 20 years of global leadership experience in the Oil & Gas and Maritime Industries, he is a seasoned business leader and master mariner. His extensive expertise encompasses operations, project management, business development, and corporate strategy. Steve is also a dedicated board adviser, with a particular focus on driving new technology initiatives related to Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to foster organisational growth.

James Scott

James is CEO and Co-Founder of Employee engagement app, Thrive.app.

Mark Grindey

Mark Grindey's role as the CEO of Zeus Cloud and its affiliated brands positions him as a key figure. With over a decade of experience in the tech industry, his experience, skills, and understanding of the evolving landscape of technology is highly valued. Driven by the belief that every business (regardless of its scale or budget), should have access to the power of cloud computing, Mark has dedicated himself and his business to revolutionising the cloud making it available for everyone. He wants to make the industries easier to access and more affordable and does this by improving on pre-existing technologies and opensource systems. Through Mark's unwavering commitment and extensive expertise in the field, he and his business are making significant changes to the cloud industry.

Chris Gibbs

Content writer and PR

Alan Hayward

Alan Hayward is Sales and Marketing Manager at SEH Technology UK and has been with the company for 21 years. In this role, Alan’s responsibilities include overseeing all sales and marketing activity in the UK, as well as collaborating with clients including resellers and distributors. Prior to joining SEH Technology, Alan was a Product Manager at Hosid

Adil Mohammed

Adil Mohammed, CEO and Founder of Virtuoso

Daria Polonczyk

Daria Polończyk is the Head of Analysis & Design Department at Future Processing. She runs a team of 50+ Business Analysts and User Experience Designers being responsible for developing business strategy while meeting operational goals and defining departments' detailed objectives. Daria is an experienced Business Analyst and Project Manager with a keen interest in software design and IT Service management.

James Shannon

James Shannon is Chief Product Officer at essensys

HUAWEI Consumer BG

HUAWEI’s products and services are available in more than 170 countries and are used by a third of the world’s population. Fourteen R&D centres have been set up in Germany, Sweden, Russia, India, and China. HUAWEI Consumer BG is one of HUAWEI’s three business units and covers smartphones, PC and tablets, wearables, and cloud services, etc. HUAWEI’s global network is built on almost 30 years of expertise in the telecom industry and is dedicated to delivering the latest technological advances to consumers around the world. For more information, please visit https://www.huawei.com/en

Richard Staynings chief security strategist at Cylera

Richard Staynings is the chief security strategist at IoT cybersecurity company Cylera and is an adjunct professor of cybersecurity at the University of Denver. He serves on a number of government and non-governmental committees and has spent the past 25 years helping to secure companies, other organisations, and countries from cyber-attack.

Tim Freestone

Tim Freestone joined Kiteworks in 2021 and brings over 15 years of experience in marketing and marketing leadership, including demand generation, brand strategy, and process and organisational optimisation. Tim was previously Vice President of Marketing at Contrast Security, a scale-up application security company. Before Contrast, Tim was the Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Fortinet, a multi-billion-dollar, next-generation firewall and cloud security company. Tim holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Communication Studies from The University of Montana.

Rick Goud

Founder and CIO at Zivver

Industry Experts

Top Business Tech spoke to experts from Six Degrees, Commvault, Skillsoft, Egnyte, Progress, Nephos Technologies, Helpsystems and Exabeam.

Ameya Talwalker

Ameya Talwalker is Co-founder and CEO at Cequence. He has built strong engineering teams specialising in enterprise and consumer security in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Madrid, Pune, and Chengdu. Before co-founding Cequence Security, he was Director of Engineering at Symantec, where he was responsible for its anti-malware software stack that leverages network Intrusion prevention and behavior and reputation technologies, and anti-virus engines. Under Ameya's leadership, Symantec developed an advanced version of network intrusion prevention technology that blocks more than two billion threats a year. Ameya holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from the University of Mumbai's Sardar Patel College of Engineering (SPCE).

Robert Baker

Robert Baker is CEO and Founder of GAT Labs, an Irish-headquartered, specialized general audit tool developer. The company operates by engineering tools for deployment in the cloud security sector, ensuring a high-quality Google Workspace experience. GAT Labs employs more than 30 people, and has research and development facilities in Warsaw, Poland.

Sarah Gilchriest

President of Circus Street

Naomi Owusu

The mother of four is the Chief Executive Officer of Tickaroo and is responsible for company strategy and product development. Prior to Tickaroo, she worked for four years at what was then Kupferwerk AG, most recently in the Business Development division. As a freelance consultant, she created a range of digital products for companies like Verivox, KKH, and Bauer Media.

Alexander Harvey

Health and tech writer

Nick Westall CTO CSI Ltd

Nick has over 29 years of progressive international leadership, management & business development within the Technology, Data & Media B2B industries, direct & channel.

Rajesh Sharma

Mobile Growth Expert / Founder- CEO AppFillip® & Lumotis® / Top 25 Most Influential Mobile Marketing Leaders by WMC

Lynda Redman

Lynda Redman is the Financial Director at Dart Marina

Ekaterina Khrustaleva

Ekaterina Khrustaleva, Chief Operating Officer, ImmuniWeb Ekaterina Khrustaleva holds a Bachelor degree in Accounting and Finance. She accomplished executive programs in cybersecurity at Harvard University, on blockchain at Oxford University and organizational leadership at IMD in Lausanne and started her career in private banking, where she was inspired by the emerging cybersecurity market. Ekaterina started her cybersecurity career in 2010 as a sales executive. In 2013, after several promotions for performance and highly creative sales tactics, Ekaterina became Chief Operating Officer of a leading penetration testing company High-Tech Bridge in Geneva. Today, Ekaterina manages ImmuniWeb’s global sales operations. Speaking five languages, she is also in charge of global partnerships and strategic alliances at ImmuniWeb. Ekaterina is a member of several private clubs gathering the most successful business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs. She is also a member of ISACA and a Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE).

Dr Alan Roth

Dr. Alan D. Roth, CEO of Oxford Drug Design, has an expansive career, comprising basic research, investment management/capital markets, strategic consultancy and emerging company operations. Starting his career as a chemist at Merck & Co., Inc. in New Lead Discovery, after his academic work he joined McKinsey serving leading companies in a variety of industries. He subsequently became Director at Commerzbank Asset Management, in charge of global equity bio-investments, as well as overall industrial investment research. He co-founded, took public in the US and was first CEO and CFO of Chiral Quest, Inc., a life sciences company in the area of chiral pharmaceuticals. At the University of Oxford, he was awarded the Royal Society Entrepreneur in Residence and is a Visiting Lecturer in the area of science entrepreneurship. Alan earned his BA (Hons) from Cornell University, PhD from Columbia University, and Postdoctoral Fellowship from the University of Oxford in medicinal chemistry.

Thomas Peham

VP of Marketing at enterprise CMS Storyblok

Howie Robleza

A freelance writer interested in tech trends. When she's not writing, she works in hotel management. EdgyNews background.

Marc Overton

Managing Director of Division X, Enterprise at BT

Erin Lanahan

Marketing Assistant / Launched

Combining marketing savvy with design finesse, I am on a mission to transition from marketing assistant to product designer. With a background in both marketing and graphic design, I am hoping bring a unique perspective to crafting captivating consumer experiences.

Zac Hurle

Docusoft works with financial services professionals to develop software and create an innovative solutions; document management, cloud file storage, client data management, workflow processes, data protection, file sharing, document delivery, and electronic signatures are among the issues we address. Together, we develop the best software solutions for accountants, insolvency practitioners, financial and business advisers, and other professional services businesses across the world.

Roger James Hamilton

Roger James Hamilton is Founder and CEO of Genius Group, a multi-million-dollar group of companies, which currently includes companies such as GeniusU, Entrepreneurs Institute, Entrepreneur Resorts and Genius School and has an acquisition plan to add in a further 5 companies in 2022 to the Group.

Don Valetine

Commercial Director at Absoft

Phil Robinson

Phil Robinson has worked in information security for over 25 years and is the founder of Prism Infosec which offers cutting edge penetration testing, red teaming and security consultancy services of cloud and traditional on-prem architectures and enterprise applications. Phil has been instrumental in the development of numerous penetration testing standards and certifications. He was involved in the original formation of the Council for Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST), chaired the management committee of the Tiger scheme and established key CESG Certified Professional (CCP) roles on behalf of the British Computer Society (BCS), and has also contributed toward the Open Source Testing and Security Manual (OSSTMM). An Associated Member of the ISSA, an (ISC)2 CISSP, ISACA CISA and a CHECK Team Leader, Phil has worked as a CLAS Consultant / Senior CCP Security and Information Risk Advisor and in this capacity has delivered cybersecurity advice and guidance to HMG departments and agencies. He regularly speaks about penetration testing and e-crime to help promote cybersecurity awareness and industry best practice.

Colin Gault head of product at POWWR

Gault has spent over 15 years working in the energy sector. In his most recent role, Gault ran Digital Innovation for Scottish Power, where he was responsible for evangelising innovative technology and developing agile ways of working. Although he started out in more technical roles as a consultant and analyst, his passion for innovation, collaboration and problem solving has led to him spending the last decade in product roles. At POWWR, Gault leads the Product Management team and is tasked with establishing more strategic, consistent, and value-driven processes. By providing a clear overview of the energy market, Gault works with his team to ensure POWWR’s solutions are user-centric and benefits driven.

Nadav Avni

Nadav Avni is Chief Marketing Officer at Radix Technologies

Joe Fernandes

Joe Fernandes is the founder and CEO of BuzzStreets, an award-winning navigation platform, that enables organizations (hospitals, shopping malls, airports, offices, stadiums, etc.) to offer their customers an indoor way-finder that allows them to navigate inside the building. The client arrives at the entrance or reception and then uses the bespoke app to navigate to the specific location (room, shop, check-in, office, or even seat) they need. BuzzStreets also supplies movement analytics that can help improve building efficiency and keep track of vital equipment.

Dianne Castillo

Content Marketing Manager / Launched

Creative senior marketing leader with over 8 years leading content strategy and production. My focus is on working with entrepreneurs and startups in the tech industry. I'm skilled at translating complex tech concepts into compelling stories for B2B audiences. I'm also passionate about shaping SaaS/AI product global perception with clear messaging and eye-catching graphic design.

Andy Everest

Andy is Vice President, Procurement & Service Delivery at Arelion. He has ultimate responsibility for purchasing and supplier management, alongside running a Service Delivery unit. Andy has worked in the telecommunications industry for nearly twenty-two years and has worked for Global Crossing, NTT Communications, and euNetworks. Arelion has been his home for the last 8+ years. Andy holds a BA degree in German and a Master of Arts in Management.

Joon Lee

Product Marketing Manager, OVHcloud US

Anthony Lamoureux

A veteran IT director, Anthony is our passionate, fast-talking, IT industry strategist & spokesman, leading company direction, sales & marketing. After honing his skills within blue chip IT firms, Anthony went client side, delivering real transformation as a delivery executive & interim director. Anthony takes dry, dusty old models like SIAM, ITIL and MSP and breathes some real-world life into them to help our clients deliver with pace and direction. He's most at home planning, pitching and leading from the front.


April Mullen is a proven marketing leader currently focusing on brand and content marketing at SparkPost, a MessageBird company. With 15 years’ experience on the agency, martech and brand sides of marketing, she understands the complexities and challenges that marketers face. April is a passionate advocate for helping and mentoring others. She’s always willing to help lend advice for a conference pitch or to discuss career decisions. Because of her love for helping others, April co-founded Women of Email, an organization with over 6,000 members on six continents that is aimed at driving positive change within the industry and professional growth for women in digital marketing. She has been published in industry publications and frequently speaks at conferences and webinars. Mullen was named to DMNews’ 40 Under 40 list in 2018 and DMNews’ 2019 Marketing Hall of Femme Women to Watch list.

Chris Stewart

Chris is Country Manager, UK & Ireland, MessageBird.


The monday.com Work OS is an open platform that democratises the power of software so organisations can easily build work management tools and software applications to fit their every need. The platform intuitively connects people to processes and systems, empowering teams to excel in every aspect of their work while creating an environment of transparency in business. monday.com has teams in Tel Aviv, New York, San Francisco, Miami, Chicago, London, Kiev, Sydney, São Paulo, and Tokyo. The platform is fully customizable to suit any business vertical and is currently used by over 152,000 customers across over 200 industries in 200 countries.

Simon Pamplin

CTO, Certes Networks

Paul Houston

co-owner and director at www.wearecatalyst.co.uk

Philipp Buschmann

Philipp Buschmann is co-Founder and CEO at AAZZUR, a one-stop shop for smart embedded finance experience. Recognized as a rising star in the FinTech space, AAZZUR’s mission is to build profitable banking whilst at the same time empowering consumers to have access to better informed financial choices. Philipp is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience working in Challenger Banking, Financial Services, IT, and Energy across the world. He took one of his business’s public - Ignis Petroleum was publicly listed in the US and Germany. Having started as a developer in Financial Services, Philipp has first-hand experience of the banking revolution from both a technology and financial perspective. His interest in behavioral economics helped inspire AAZZUR’s revolutionary work on customer centricity in banking.

Andrew Bithell

Senior Account Manager, CTS

Steve Bebber

Having spent the past 15+ years in the technology space, predominantly in data centre and critical plant and machine rooms, Steve identified a gap in the market by providing accurate asset data to companies, quickly around the assets that they own, the life-cycle and capacity of these asset ensuring compliance, utilisation and preparing for growth.

Guy Parry Williams

Guy Parry-Williams

Mark Molyneux

Mark Molyneux is CTO for EMEA at Cohesity

John Cheney

A Software-as-a-Service pioneer, John Cheney launched one of the first software as a service companies back in the late 1990s. He is a successful entrepreneur with over thirty years experience in the IT industry; twenty of which have been running IT companies in Europe and North America. Prior to Workbooks Online, John founded two previous successful SaaS security companies. He founded BlackSpider Technologies in 2002 and successfully grew the company to become an award-winning provider of cloud-based email and web security services to more than 2,500 organisations world-wide before the company was bought by SurfControl in 2006. John then led marketing and product management at SurfControl and was a key member of the senior management team which led the company through to its acquisition by Websense in October 2007. Prior to BlackSpider, John was the founder and CEO of Activis, a managed security services company which was acquired by Articon-Integralis in 1999. Activis was a leading provider of managed firewall and VPN services in North America and Europe, winning awards from SC Magazine for its services and Frost and Sullivan for its business strategy.

Ameya Talwalkar

Over the last 10 years, Ameya Talwalkar has built strong engineering teams specializing in enterprise and consumer security in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Madrid, Pune, and Chengdu. Before co-founding Cequence Security, he was Director of Engineering at Symantec, where he was responsible for its anti-malware software stack that leverages network Intrusion prevention and behaviour and reputation technologies, and anti-virus engines. Under his leadership, Symantec developed an advanced version of network intrusion prevention technology that blocks more than two billion threats a year. Ameya holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from the University of Mumbai’s Sardar Patel College of Engineering (SPCE).

Chris Owen

Chris is currently responsible for helping to drive Saviynt’s product innovation, roadmap, go-to-market messaging and competitive intelligence. He has acquired a wealth of experience in Identity & Access Management (IAM) and Privileged Access Management (PAM) over a 15-year career in various technical and leadership roles at Quest / One Identity, CyberArk, BeyondTrust and Centrify. Chris began his career as a technical lead of one of the largest transformation projects in Europe at that time.

Alex MacPherson

Director of Solution Consulting and Account Management, of Manhattan Associates


Confluent is the data streaming platform that is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure that sets data in motion. Confluent’s cloud-native offering is the foundational platform for data in motion—designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organisation. With Confluent, organisations can meet the new business imperative of delivering rich, digital front-end customer experiences and transitioning to sophisticated, real-time, software-driven back-end operations. To learn more, please visit www.confluent.io.

Ralf Gladis

Ralf is the Co-Founder and CEO of the international Payment Service Provider Computop – the payment people. In addition, Ralf acts as non-executive Director at Computop, Inc in New York. Prior to founding Computop, Ralf developed databases, writing books and articles published by large IT editors. In 1993 Ralf and Frank Arnoldt, a fellow IT student, founded Computop and entered the e-commerce business in 1997. During the early years, strongly utilizing his technical background, Ralf was the architect of Computop Paygate, the company’s payment platform, and was subsequently responsible for software development. Later, he focused on sales and marketing. In his current role, Ralf is responsible for the international expansion and strategic planning at Computop. Today, Computop provides global payment solutions and fraud prevention to over 16,000 mid-large sized multichannel merchants with a yearly processing volume of $34 billion.

Matt Weston

Matt Weston is the founder and managing director of Vantage 365

Open Seas

Open Seas is a UK-based enterprise IT solutions company specialising in cyber security and data protection. Open Seas acts as a bridge between customers and best-in-class IT suppliers providing optimum solutions to their customers’ IT needs. In addition to its 24x7 cross-platform MDR service, the company provides Privileged Access Management and Zero Trust Network Access solutions, file synchronisation, replication, and backup products. Open Seas is an official UK distributor for Neowave products including the Winkeo-C FIDO2 security key, Winkeo U2F and Badgeo smart cards.

Paul Waddilove

Managing Director, Getac UK

Diana Kamkina

Diana leads marketing and communications at measurable.energy. Before joining m.e Diana was making small steps towards more sustainable living for years, but it never seemed enough. Now she uses her marketing experience to show organisations how to eliminate energy waste and CO2e emissions on a large scale. Diana’s goal is to tell measurable.energy’s story to the world and develop a trusted global brand.

Rohan Patel SVP Engineering of Builder ai

Rohan, based in London, is the SVP of Engineering at Builder.ai, a platform that allows people to bring their app idea to life without needing technical expertise. He is passionate about creating scalable solutions and identifying ways to improve how software is built from the ground up. Prior to Buider.ai, Rohan was the VP of Engineering at Shoto, and has spent the last 14 years across multiple startups.

Huawei Mobile Services

HUAWEI Mobile Services is part of HUAWEI Consumer Business Group which aims to provide a complete mobile experience to users globally. Services include Mobile Cloud, AppGallery, Video, Themes, Screen Magazine and more. HUAWEI Mobile Services covers 730 million users in over 170 countries, enabling smart living for every Huawei device user.

Wind River

Wind River is a global leader in delivering software for mission-critical intelligent systems. The software-defined AI-first world is transforming market segments ranging from aerospace to industrial, defense to medical, and telecom to automotive. In this world increasingly driven by software innovation, Wind River® has been a technology pioneer, from having the first real-time operating system on Mars to playing a key role in the world’s first successful 5G data session and in building one of the largest Open RAN networks in the world. Wind River is accelerating digital transformation across industries by delivering the software and expertise that enable the development, deployment, operations, and servicing of mission-critical intelligent systems from the edge to the cloud. Wind River technology is found in billions of products and is backed by world-class services and support and a broad partner ecosystem.

Andrew Armitage

Andrew Armitage is the founder and owner of A Digital, a digital agency based in the north west of England. He's a podcast host and the author of Amazon best seller Holistic Website Planning: Positioning your Website at the centre of your Digital Transformation. Working with clients including the NHS, Hawkshead Relish, Windermere Lake Cruises, and most recently James Cropper plc, he has grown A Digital from a spare bedroom into a thriving team.

Jason Kent

For over the last 20 years, Jason has been ethically peering into Client Behaviour, Wireless Networks, Web Applications, APIs and Cloud Systems, helping organisations secure their assets and intellectual property from unauthorised access. As a consultant he's taken hundreds of organisations through difficult compliance mine fields, ensuring their safety. As a researcher he has found flaws in consumer IOT systems and assisted in hardening them against external attacks. At Cequence Security Jason does research, community outreach and supports efforts in identifying Automated Attacks against Web, Mobile, and API-based Applications to keep Cequence's customers safe.

Richard Hilton

Senior Presale Solutions Consultant - I am a motivated individual with over 37 years of experience in the IT and Telecommunications arena. Extensive managerial experience of IT departments and consultant engineering teams. A foundation of professional experience in many differing market verticals within public and private sectors.

Barry O'Donnell


Barry O'Donnell is the Chief Operating Officer at TSG, offering managed IT support in London, with expertise across a range of areas including Office 365, Dynamics 365, document management and business intelligence.

Professor Sultan Mahmud

Professor Sultan Mahmud is BT's Director of Healthcare

Bill Hammond

Bill Hammond is Event Director at Reed Exhibitions and CEO and founder of Big Data LDN. He is an experienced Managing Director with a demonstrated history of working in the events services industry.

Don Valentine

Don is Commercial Director with Absoft, responsible for the Sales & Marketing function and Absoft ADIMA ERP for Manufacturing product. As an ex-SAP Supply Chain consultant, Don is proud of having retained a delivery focus and a passion for ensuring our services result in excellent customer outcomes, whether Absoft is implementing, optimising, or supporting SAP.

Jamal Elmellas

Jamal Elmellas is Chief Operating Officer for Focus-on-Security, the cyber security recruitment agency, where he oversees selection and recruitment services. He previously founded and was CTO of a successful security consultancy where he delivered secure ICT services for government and private sector organisations. Jamal has almost 20 years’ experience in the field and is an ex CLAS consultant, Cisco and Checkpoint certified practitioner.

Nadav Avni

Nadav Avni is a Chief Marketing Officer at Radix Technologies.

Delia Salinas

Events Coordinator / tbtech

Bekki Barnes

Marketing Executive / Aurora

With 5 years’ experience in marketing, Bekki has knowledge in both B2B and B2C marketing. Bekki has worked with a wide range of brands, including local and national organisations.

Luke Conrad

Digital Editor / Top Business Tech

Technology & Marketing Enthusiast

Amber Donovan-Stevens

Content Editor / Top Business Tech

Amber is a Content Editor at Top Business Tech

Roddy Adair

Director of Hays Personal & Executive Assistants / Hays

Dahwood Ahmed

Senior Country Manager UK&I / Extreme Networks

Jamie Anderson

Chief Sales Officer / Xactly

Sergei Anikin

CTO / Pipedrive

Justin Anovick

Chief Product Officer / Optimizely

Daniel Bailey

Investment Manager / ECI Partners

Tim Bandos

Vice President of Cybersecurity / Digital Guardian

John Bates

CEO / Eggplant

Dr. John Bates

CEO / Eggplant

Atul Bhakta

CEO / One World Express

Kevin Billings

Director and Communications Industry Principal / Pegasystems

Natalie Bougourd

Lead Applications Writer / TSG

Simon Bourne

CEO / My Mhealth

Melvin Braide

Content Writer / Swiftlane

Philip Bridge

President / Ontrack

Dominic Buch

Co-Founder & Managing Partner / Caple

Henry Bush

Regional Manager, EMEA / Signavio

James Butland

VP of Banking / Airwallex

Jon Cairns

VP, Global Solution Consulting / Nexthink

Roger Camrass

Director / CIONET

Craig Charlton

CEO / SugarCRM

Pankaj Chowdhary

Growth Partner / Fusemachines Inc

Paul Clark

Sector Director for Energy & Utilities / SSE Enterprise Telecoms

Maurice Coyle

Chief Data Scientist / Truata

Jeff Creasy

VP of Information Systems / Extreme Networks

Simon Crosby


Eugene Danilkis

CEO & Co-Founder / Mambu

Charlie Dawson

Channel Director / IMSCAD Global

James Dean

Founder / Sensat

Will Dutton

Director Of Manufacturing / Peak

David Emm

Principal Security Researcher / Kaspersky

Nora Erspamer

Director of Digital Marketing / New Charter Technologies

Sara Evans

Marketing Executive / PragmatiQ Solutions

Yiannis Faf

Co-founder / WhatWeWant

Dima Feldman

VP Product & Marketing / Altair Semiconductor

Ben Ferguson

Vice President / Shamrock Consulting Group.

Simon Field

CTO / Snowflake

Tim Flower

Global Director Business Transformation / Nexthink

Chris Forte

President & CEO / Olmec Systems

Mads Fosselius

CEO and Founder / Dixa

Tim Freestone

VP / Contrast Security

Ritam Gandhi

Founder / Studio Graphene

Sam Goh

President / ActiveGo