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EXPLORE DAY ONE

Wednesday 20 October 2021   I   Hybrid   I   Millbank Tower, London &  Hopin Access

Networking HEADLINES

08:45-09:20 Registration & Breakfast


10:30-11:00 Coffee Break & Networking


12:30-13:30 Lunch, Networking & Meet the Mavericks


15;00-15:30 Coffee Break & Networking

18:00-19:00 Networking Drinks & Meet the Mavericks

18:30 VIP Disruptor Dinners


Wed 20 Oct

DISRUPTOR'S INSIGHT: 
5 FRONTIER TECH TRENDS THAT WILL SHAPE THE DECADE

 

 To kick off our 2-day exploration into disruptive technology and business, we discuss the frontier tech trends that will shape business strategies in the next decade and how to harness them.

 

Sarah Greasley, CTO, Direct Line Group


Wed 20 Oct │ 09:30-09:45 BST

 DISRUPTOR'S SPOTLIGHT: 
AVOIDING AI BANKRUPTCY: HOW TO PLAY AND WIN WITH YOUR NEW ROBOT FRIENDS

 

This keynote will detail how AI is fundamentally changing the nature of business and society for the better, and how it can give a killer competitive edge – especially for companies that understand how to harness the power of AI and effectively implement it to win at work.

 

David Shrier, CEO, Esme Learning


Wed 20 Oct │ 09:45-10:00 BST

 DISRUPTOR'S DILEMMA: ACCELERATING DIGITAL ADVANTAGE

 

According to McKinsey, the pandemic has accelerated organisational digitisation by three to four years. This panel will explore how organisations are harnessing networks, cloud and data to build digital advantage.

 

Chandan Narkar, Global Head of Test and QA, HRIT, HSBC Global

Nermin Magued, Digital Acceleration Director, Avon International

Isabel Hunt, Executive Director of Innovation and Insight, The National Lottery Heritage Fund


Wed 20 Oct │ 10:00-10:30 BST

 MASTERCLASS: DATA-DRIVEN DISRUPTION

 

For organisations in 2021, bringing data together across disparate sources is a major challenge but instilling trust in the data is an even bigger hurdle to overcome. Join IT, data and business intelligence leaders to explore how to build the foundations to your data strategy in order to foster analytics maturity and drive business success.

 

Mohit Joshi, Head of Data Science and Engineering, Collinson Group

Tim Green, Deputy Director Research and Insight, UK Health Security Agency

 

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Wed 20 Oct │ 11:00-12:30 BST

 LUNCH: A NEW FRONTIER IN CUSTOMER-CENTRIC DATA MANAGEMENT

Join us over lunch to hear from two subject matter experts, who’ll share insights from businesses that superbly utilise their data to drive meaningful customer interactions. 

We’ll then turn to our lunch guests to gather their personal top tips on data-driven customer communication. After the session, we’ll distribute the comprehensive list of 12 takeaway thoughts from the session. 

 

Karen Gallantry, General Manager, mParticle

Rob Murphy, Vice President of Sales EMEA, mParticle

 

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Wed 20 Oct │ 12:30-13:30 BST

 

In partnership with

mParticle

 

 MASTERCLASS: THE VEHICLE TO VALUE: INNOVATING YOUR INFRASTRUCTURE

 

What does your roadmap towards sustained business advantage look like? In this Masterclass, we bring you face to face with forward-thinking leaders implementing digital-first infrastructure that’s fit for the future. 

 

We’ll kick off with a thought-provoking presentation before we move to a fire-side chat. We’ll then break into discussion tables to challenge your thinking.

 

Sarah Greasley, CTO, Direct Line Group

Matt George, Director Enterprise Transformation EMEA, Equinix

 

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Wed 20 Oct │ 13:30-15:00 BST

 

In partnership with 

Equinix

MASTERCLASS THE CONSUMER-CENTRIC BUSINESS MASTERCLASS: THE CONSUMER-CENTRIC BUSINESS

 

18 months after Covid-19 drove mass shifts online, what does it mean to be radically digital? Delivering exceptional experiences is crucial to long-term growth, but businesses must now navigate the uncertainty of a constantly changing consumer market. Join digital, product and customer experts to explore how to engage users through a radically digital approach while delivering creative products at scale.

 

Collin Lyons, European Delivery Director, ustwo

 

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Wed 20 Oct │ 13:30-15:00 BST

 

In partnership with

ustwo

DISRUPTOR'S DILEMMA: REFRAMING THE DATA VALUE EXCHANGE

 

In brands we trust. Or do we? Increasingly customers are asking critical questions about what they receive in exchange for the data they share. In our first episode, we bring together big-thinkers from data-wise businesses to explore how to transform your data strategy into one that’s built on trust and customer consent.

 

Joshua Wass, Performance Data Lead, English Institute of Sport

Helen King, Head of Transformation, SAGE Publishing

Karen Gallantry, General Manager, mParticle


Wed 20 Oct │15:30-16:15 BST

 

In partnership with

mParticle

 BRAIN STORMS: DEMYSTIFYING AI: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

 

This cross-industry interview will discuss the opportunities and challenges organisations are facing on their respective digital transformation journeys.

 

Prateek Kapoor, Director Innovation & Automation, Aon


Wed 20 Oct │ 16:15-16:35 BST

 CHIEF DISRUPTOR MASTERMIND: RECRUITING GEN Z

 

The next generation of talent is more discerning than ever. Whether they are entering the job market through a graduate job or graduate scheme, we discuss how to get ahead in the race to attract the best future talent.

 

Mike Miller, Director of Talent Acquisition, Chipotle


Wed 20 Oct │ 16:40-17:00 BST

DISRUPTOR'S DILEMMA: FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING: ANALYSING THE STATE OF RECOVERY

 

As an introduction to our brand new 2021 State of Recovery Report, we will explore how different industries are emerging from the impacts of the pandemic, map attitudes towards business recovery, and layout the major lessons learnt from the last 12-18 months.

 

Kate Bohn, Former Accelerator & Incubator Lead, Lloyds Banking Group

Amanda Howard, Chief Commercial Officer, MediChecks

Stacey Hill, Director of Operations, Sky Connect

Gene Gerrienne, Partner - UK & International Markets, Early Metrics


Wed 20 Oct │ 17:00-18:00 BST

VIP DISRUPTOR DINNER: THE JOURNEY TO FRICTIONLESS CX


Join digital leaders to explore how to leverage customer identity to strike the balance between delighting and protecting your customers. The discussion will focus on best practices for streamlining the digital experience to deliver business impact, and how to strategise to use customer identity to meet regulatory and compliance requirements without adding unnecessary friction.

 

TABLE HOSTS
Bastian Krebs, Senior Solutions Architect, Ping Identity

 

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Wed 20 Oct │ 18:30 BST

In partnership with
Ping Identity

 

VIP DISRUPTOR DINNER: HUMANISING LEADERSHIP


Join business leaders to collaborate on strategies to get the most out of your remote software teams, when it comes to driving digital innovation and software quality. We will explore questions around supporting teams, how to pioneer new approaches to remote working, and how to accelerate digital transformation efforts while reducing cost, risk and time to market. 

Simon Nichols, Founder and Wellbeing Director, Thrive

 

TABLE HOSTS

Yigal Elstein, Vice President EMEA, Tricentis
Paul Corrigan
, UKI Sales Director, Tricentis

 

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Wed 20 Oct │ 18:30 BST

In partnership with
Tricentis

VIP DISRUPTOR DINNER: SECURING THE FUTURE OF WORKING-FROM-ANYWHERE


Join IT and security leaders to explore how passwordless could be the next step in your journey to securing the future of working-from-anywhere, and to understand how to use it to drive IT agility and enable happier, more productive employee experiences.

TABLE HOSTS

Vinny Sagar, Regional Solution Architect, Ping Identity

 

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Wed 20 Oct │ 18:30 BST

In partnership with
Ping Identity