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6 July 2021

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Speakers @ EDW uk

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Keynote Speaker
David Terrar
Director and Chair, Cloud Industry Forum

David is a well-known strategist, keynote speaker and influencer on cloud computing, digital transformation, social collaboration and ERP software.  He is a Director and Deputy Chair of the Cloud Industry Forum, judges the UK Cloud Awards, and is Founder & CXO of digital strategy consultancy Agile Elephant.  He is a specialist in sales, marketing and operations in the technology sector, and guest lectures on digital and social media at Henley Business School and on INSEEC’s MBA programme.  David is an advisor and non-exec director for several companies, and a regular host on the tech TV channel Disruptive. Live.

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Dominique Tan
Enterprise Transformation Lead, JP Morgan Chase & Co

Dominique Tan is an Enterprise Transformation Lead for the J.P. Morgan Chase & Co Global Technology Infrastructure business, an 8,000 person organisation.

She is passionate about building high performing teams that have the autonomy to do their best work, and deliver great products.

She has piloted and scaled a number of high impact change management initiatives, and coaches senior management (CIO/CIO-1/CIO-2), software development teams and change agents across a number of workplace dimensions.

She is also qualified as a computer science school teacher (PGCE), professional coach (University of Cambridge), and was a recent winner of the TechWomen100 awards.

Keynote Speaker
Andy Repton
Head of Workplace Product Management and Innovation, JP Morgan Chase

Andy Repton is head of workplace product management and innovation at JP Morgan Chase.

Andy is passionate about gaining a deep understanding of employee needs to develop workplace experiences that rock!  He has worked at the exciting intersection of Technology and Culture for a number of years.

Before moving into Product Management, Andy led a large scale change program to enhance organisational agility across a global, multi-discipline technology department.

Andy has a background in engineering and operating large scale technology platforms, developing a passion for team dynamics and enterprise agility while leading technology teams at Goldman Sachs.  Andy’s mission is to create workplaces that inspire.

Keynote Speaker
Lisa Chaikin
Global Marketing Director, Awin

Lisa has worked for the largest global affiliate marketing network, Awin, since March 2009, currently as Group Marketing Director. Her remit covers overall responsibility for planning, developing and implementing Awin’s global marketing strategy, communications and PR activities, both internally and externally including local strategies and budget planning for all markets.

Over the last 12 months, Lisa’s personal passion for wellbeing has seen her introduce and champion new initiatives across the business which resonated incredibly well especially during the current global health crisis.

Lisa has participated in wellness webinars, guest podcasts and authored a recent personal essay talking about the importance of employee wellbeing and flexibility forming a key component of any business’ corporate and cultural strategy.

Keynote Speaker
Tim Hiscox
Head of Digital Workplace, Maintel

Tim Hiscox is Head of Maintel’s Digital Workplace pillar and works with customers and partners to help the Maintel sales organisation deliver the right strategies and technology platforms for successful digital transformation.

He has worked in the IT and Communications industry for over 30 years with some of the top companies such as Computacenter, Dell and Microsoft always focusing on improving business outcomes through technology innovation and people change management.

Keynote Speaker
Clare Smith
Key Account Manager - Existing Accounts, Jamf

Clare has been at Jamf for 2 year plus and handles the relationships within existing accounts across a wide range of accounts including UK Government organisations and beyond. Prior to that Clare spent 14 years at Apple.

Keynote Speaker
Ross Drummond
Systems Engineer, UK & Ireland, Jamf

Ross is a Systems Engineer at Jamf looking after UK & Ireland and specialising in Finance, Government and Media. With over a decade of experience helping organisations succeed with Apple. Prior to joining Jamf, Ross looked after the Global Mac Estate at Sony Music and before that ran the IT Support team for the Jamie Oliver Group.

Keynote Speaker
Louise Brown
Louise Brown, Digital Services Lead, Heathrow

Louise Brown leads the Digital Services team at Heathrow Airport.  Louise is passionate about engaging and connecting with colleagues to share and inspire how digital tools can change and transform their roles at Heathrow and do their best work.  As Covid 19 gripped our country, Louise ensured Heathrow could collaborate and connect with one another whilst all working remotely.

Louise champions diversity & inclusion at Heathrow and is keen to ensure that Technology career opportunities are accessible to everyone.

Prior to working at Heathrow, Louise worked at Vodafone and BT within programme and project management, business transformation and marketing.

When not working Louise lives with her family in Wokingham and is a keen runner (first Ultramarathon to be run this year).

Keynote Speaker
Stephen Kennedy
Director of Solutions, eGain

Consumers have gone digital in a hurry in the pandemic era with younger demographics pushing to do more with digital and older demographics, especially driven by Covid contact risk, forced onboard. Meanwhile, “digital or die” has become “digital now or die” for businesses with full or partial lockdowns and a cloud of economic uncertainty hanging over their heads. This has catapulted digital transformation of customer service and engagement back to the top of the executive agenda. How can contact centers deliver on this new, urgent imperative?

Keynote Speaker
Jay Klauser
VP, Worldwide Sales Engineering and Alliances, NetMotion Software 

Jay has over 20 years of enterprise mobility experience.  He has led global mobile device deployments for Fortune 500 companies as well as worked for leaders in the mobility and mobile security industry.  Jay is currently the VP of Worldwide Sales Engineering and Alliances at NetMotion Software where his team helps NetMotion customers optimize, manage and secure their mobile user deployments.

Keynote Speaker
George Muir
Former Process Developer and Futurist, IKEA; Founder & CEO, Udal Cuain AB

George is a renowned Futurist, responsible for igniting ideas, discussion on the practical applications of the digital revolution of business and how artificial intelligence will impact our professional lives in the future.

George spent over 25 years in various roles at IKEA, with a long career in technology development across IKEA, which included the digitisation of IKEA in Sweden and the establishment of Enterprise Architecture.

He also worked in the business development areas around Digital Workplace, Human Resources and Business Processes. George helped establish both the Digital Workplace Group and Make IKEA a Great Workplace as process developer of the ‘Visualize the Future Workplace’ process.

Keynote Speaker
Nigel Woods
EMEA Business Development Manager, Flexxible IT

Nigel is a Technical Evangelist specialising in all aspects of End User Computing, Desktop Virtualisation, Cloud Computing, Desktop Transformation and Application Delivery.

With over 20 years of EUC experience and involved in start-up to sale of the first Citrix based DAAS in Europe and then starting up EMEA for FSLogix to completion with the acquisition by Microsoft, Nigel now heads up Business Development for Apps2Digital for EMEA.

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Nicholas Wardle
Co-founder of the Employee Experience Opportunity and Head of Employee Engagement & Communications, One Housing

Nicholas is an award-winning communicator with over a dozen years’ experience in the comms/engagement/employee experience space, both in the UK and in the Middle East. Nicholas is a Fellow of the Institute of Internal Communications (IoIC), and a committee member of both Engage for Success, and IoIC London. His mantra is to ‘keep the complex, simple’ and he believes that the employee experience should have parity with the customer experience.

Keynote Speaker
Mivy James
Digital Transformation Director, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Mivy James has been an IT professional for over 25 years.  She is Digital Transformation Director and Head of Consulting for BAE Systems.  Mivy helps UK government departments with their digital transformation journeys, focussing on enterprise architecture and technology strategy.

Mivy started her career as an analyst/programmer after completing a degree in Computer Science and Maths and soon moved into technical leadership and system design. Mivy has worked for a range of clients across UK government on everything from cutting edge technology research to the strategic design of multi-billion-pound programmes.

Mivy is enthusiastic about technology and particularly keen to encourage women to follow careers in the IT profession, she is the founder & chair of Applied Intelligence’s gender balance network.

Keynote Speaker
Clare Schaeffer
Enterprise Service Manager – Digital Workspace and Mobility, Arriva

Clare recently moved from being SDM of Digital Workplace and Mobility in IT Services to Enterprise Service Manager. She joined Arriva in November 2017 into a role that was created as part of a big IT restructure. As this was a new role, Clare had many scopes to own how it grew and develop it. Having this level of freedom and support from management was fantastic and allowed her to delve deep into how improvements could be made. She started with relationship building and popping up in the work lives of people to introduce herself. Clare learned so much about the industry, the technology and change and engagement culture of not only Arriva, but other companies to whom she was introduced to at events and in the course of her daily work. How to challenge and improve became rather a big goal for me.

Keynote Speaker
Jane Piper
Organisational Psychologist, Pipsy

Jane Piper is an Organisational Psychologist and bestselling author of Focus in the Age of Distraction – a book looking at the impact of digital technology on our wellbeing and ways of working. She is interested in the intersection of humans and technology. She challenges us to look at the impact that technology is having our work and non-work lives, well-being and happiness.

After a twenty-year corporate career, she now helps organisations to be more human in a digital age.

Keynote Speaker
Marc Ueckermann
Chief Technology Officer, Xenith

Marc Ueckermann is the Chief Technology Officer for Xenith, a leading provider of Intelligent Automation & Managed Technology Services worldwide.

Working behind the scenes with numerous enterprises over the last 20 years, Marc has created solutions that have truly disrupted many industries from visa processing to banking – giving them a significant competitive edge.

Currently, his focus is to help organisations adapt to remote working and make the most of their limited resources in these difficult economic conditions.

He looks forward to sharing his experience with you.

Keynote Speaker
Ian Waters
Senior Director, Solutions Marketing, ThousandEyes

Ian leads Solutions Marketing for ThousandEyes & Marketing in EMEA, helping customers understand how cloud and internet intelligence are key to successful digital transformation. Before ThousandEyes Ian held senior product marketing roles at Salesforce and Cisco, as well as product management, development and consultancy roles at key Service Providers and Systems Integrators.

Keynote Speaker
Andrew Marshall
Director of Product Marketing, PagerDuty

Andrew Marshall is on PagerDuty’s product marketing team, where he works with customers and partners to connect their essential tool stack so they can be more productive. Before his time at PagerDuty, Andrew has worked at AWS, New Relic, and Microsoft. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Keynote Speaker
Lia Pieters
Community Manager, Flexxible IT

Lia Pieters joined Flexxible IT initially to support the Italian market. Due to the rapid growth of Apps2digital and the need  for ways to support digital wellness in organisations, Lia soon started a new challenge as a community manager, working closely together with partners and the sales team and managing all aspects of social media and messaging.

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