Interop London, 21 - 22 June 2016, ExCeL London UK


London Technology Week

Interop London

Sponsored by Cisco  Konica Minoltaand Netscout

The London Technology Week Arena will host some of the London Technology Week Ambassadors providing a snapshot of all of the great events taking place around the capital as part of Europe's biggest tech festival.

Arena programme

Time:  11:00 - 11:45
PANEL DEBATE: How can we encourage more women into tech?
A panel of experts will tackle the most critical issues around encouraging more women to...
Moderator:  Clare McDonald, Business Editor, Tech Target
Speaker(s):  Arabel Bailey, Managing Director, Accenture UKI, Digital Lead
Claire Cockerton, Brand Ambassador, Innovate Finance
Jacqueline de Rojas, Citrix
Russ Shaw, Founder, Tech London Advocates
Sarah Luxford, Co-founder, Croydon Tech City
Wendi Li, Product Manager – Viral Growth, TransferWise

Time:  12:00 - 12:45
KEYNOTE ADDRESS - Venture building - a new model for creating winning startups
Building on the 15 year success of multi-vertical venture builder Blenheim Chalcot, Brightbridge Ventures is...
Speaker(s):  Dan Cobley, CEO, Brightbridge Ventures

Time:  14:00 - 14:45
KEYNOTE ADDRESS - The digital effect
What would you connect? From fitness and healthcare to fridges and elephants, the “Internet of...
Speaker(s):  Phil Smith, CEO, Cisco, UK & Ireland

Time:  15:00 - 15:45
PANEL DEBATE: How do we continue to feed the tech talent pipeline?
A panel of experts will tackle the most critical issues around how we continue to...
Moderator:  Mr Bryan Glick, Editor in chief, Computer Weekly
Speaker(s):  Julian Wragg, Commercial Director, EMEA , Pluralsight
Mark Heholt, Head of Apprenticeships, The Tech Partnership
Nick Harrison, COO and Interim CEO, Founders4Schools
Phil Smith, CEO, Cisco, UK & Ireland

Time:  11:00 - 11:45
PANEL DEBATE: How can we speed up the transition from startup to scale up? What investment and funding is needed?
A panel of experts will tackle the most critical issues around what needs to be...
Speaker(s):  Dennis Curry, VP & Director of Business Innovation EU/EMEA, Konica Minolta
Eileen Burbidge, Partner, Passion Capital
Sherry Coutu, NED, Angel Investor and on the board of LSE
Stuart Cochran, Chief Technology Officer, Huddle

Time:  12:00 - 12:45
KEYNOTE ADDRESS - Embrace or be disrupted
The Financial Services industry has been significantly disrupted – particularly driven by the adoption of...
Speaker(s):  Derek White, Digital Director, Barclays

Time:  14:00 - 14:45
Techlash and what we need to do to avoid it
It is estimated that 37% of all existing jobs in the UK could disappear in...
Speaker(s):  Lord Wei of Shoreditch

Time:  15:00 - 15:45
Data scientists: ‘As rare as unicorns’
Data scientists are in high demand. Why? The experts taking up this role – often...
Speaker(s):  Ray Eitel-Porter, Managing Director, Accenture Digital, Head of Big Data & Analytics UK & Ireland

Time:  11:00 - 11:45
How to grow a business using London as an international HQ
Using Davids pan-EMEA experience as a backdrop, this presentation will focus on what's needed to...
Speaker(s):  David Quantrell, Vice President and General Manager of EMEA, Box

Time:  12:00 - 12:45
The Genius of Things
The real and ultimate value of the Internet of Things (IOT) derives from its potential...
Moderator:  Dennis Curry, VP & Director of Business Innovation EU/EMEA, Konica Minolta

Time:  14:00 - 14:45
KEYNOTE ADDRESS - The interview
An interview with Joel about the amazing story behind Stack Overflow and their obsessions with...
Speaker(s):  Joel Spolsky, CEO, Stack Overflow
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