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2018 Speakers Include:
Tony Shakib

Tony Shakib

IoT/AI Business Acceleration Executive, Microsoft Azure IoT

Bernd Grohmann

Bernd Grohmann

Executive Vice President, eQ-3

Björn Block

Björn Block

Business Leader IKEA Home Smart, IKEA Group

Patrice Slupowski

Patrice Slupowski

VP Digital Innovation, Orange

James Golding-Graham

iHub Team Leader, Oxfordshire County Council

Udai Kiran Chilamkurthi

Lead Architect – Retail & Logistics, Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd.

David Traynor


David Mercer

VP, Principal Analyst, Digital Consumer Practice, Strategy Analytics

Arnoud Berghuis

Co-Founder, Blockchain Knowledge Foundation

Adam Sobol

Founder & CEO, CareBand

Manuel Anguita

Co-Founder, Silver 8

Luciana Carvahlo Se

Head of Partnerships, REWIND

Alexandra Cheung

Senior Strategist, Cruxy & Co

Carrie Osman

Founder & CEO, Cruxy & Co

Dipti Malaviya

Marketing, Emerging Tech and Corporate Strategy Lead, BT

Calvin Wiese

Founder of the Universal Patient Index and CEO, Kalibrateblockchain.io

Mark Foster

Regional Sales Manager - Americas and UKI, Telenor Connexion

Karen Harris

Managing Director, intuDigital

Noemi de Hevia Mendez

Smart Cities - Telecom Lead,DG Cities

Dr Natasha Taylor

Principal Lecturer and Lead for Simulation, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University

Anne O'Hanlon

Solution Consulting Director - EMEA, Orion Health

George Vaughan

Director, The Digital Line

Imad Riachi

Managing Director of VCharge, OVO Energy

Beth Singler

Junior Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence, Homerton College, University of Cambridge

Rob McCargow

Director of AI, PwC

Catalina Butnaru

City AI and Women in AI Ambassador

David Wood

Chairman, London Futurists

Julie Giguere

Managing Director, Asian Absolute

Leanne Page

Programme Director & Moderator, Wunderman

Simon Barrass

Simon Barrass

Senior Business Intelligence Manager - MVNO, Dixons Carphone

Sanam Sanghera

Sanam Sanghera

Smart Home Brand Manager, Bosch

Dr Steven Dodsworth

CEO, D Health

Kieran Edge

Vision Engineer, Integrated Manufacturing Group, AMRC

Kapil Dhar

Kapil Dhar

Lead Digital Business Architect / Analyst, Lloyds Banking Group

Jurgen Rahmel

Chief Digital Officer, HSBC.de

Brendan O’Reilly

Chief Technology Officer Telefónica UK Ltd

David Jennison

Managing Director UK, OnTruck UK

Ahmet Duran

Executive Product Manager & Sales, Huawei Technologies

Rahul Pal

Rahul Pal

Technology Consultant, Bank of England

Steve Crofts

Steve Crofts

UK & Nordics Sales Director, IoT Services, Telit

Paul Speight

Paul Speight

Watch Manager, Road Safety / Virtual Reality, Leicestershire Fire & Rescue Service

Arthur Jouannic

Arthur Jouannic

Principal Analyst, Delta Energy & Environment

Nicky Dewhurst

Director & Chief Security Officer, Darktrace

Remi Volpe

Remi Volpe

Vice President & General Manager, Residential Temperature Controls, Schneider Electric

Chris Garde

Chris Garde

Smart City Planner, Dublin City Council

Katrina Mills

Katrina Mills

Audio and Connected Home Buyer, John Lewis

Ahmed Wobi

Ahmed Wobi

NHS Clinical Entrepreneurial Fellow, NHS

Patrick Fisher

CEO, Pulse Smart Hub

Stephen Docherty

Stephen Docherty

Chief Information Officer & Chair London CIO Council, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Llewelyn Morgan

Llewelyn Morgan

Service Manager: Infrastructure, Innovation & Development, Oxfordshire County Council

Dr Rick Robinson

Associate Director, Digital Property and Cities, Arup

Matthias Greve


Christian Schmitz

Managing Director, exceet Secure Solutions GmbH

Patrick Lastennet

Director of Marketing & Business Development, Financial Services Segment, Interxion

Reza Khorshidi

Chief Scientist, Global, AIG

Dene Rowe

Dene Rowe

Director of Product Development and Partner, Keoghs

Liz Dawson

Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Smart Energy GB

Eamon Conway

Eamon Conway

Maganing Director, Climote

Diana Arsovic Nielsen

Diana Arsovic Nielsen

Director, Center for Regional Development, The Capital Region of Denmark

Michael Mulhern

Michael Mulhern

Chief Executive Officer (Interim), Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation

Nicholas Monnickendam

Head of Marketing and Communications - Internet of Things, British Standards Institute

Tony Sceales

Sector Coordination Lead, 5G Programme at Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Rikesh Shah

Head of Commercial Innovation, Transport For London

John Sang-Ug Bae

Chief Operation Officer, Hdac Technology AG

Kiran Zachariah

VP, IoT Business Solutions

Darren Oliveiro-Priestnall

CEO, CTO, Atlas City

Charles Gibbons

Charles Gibbons

Head of 5G IT Architecture, BT

Martine Delannoy

Chief Foresight Officer, Digipolis

Kieran Arnold

Director of Ubiquitous Connectivity & General Manager, Westcott BIC, Satellite Applications Catapult

Yuval Dvir

Head of EMEA Online Partnerships, Google

David Rose

SVP Marketing, VEEA Systems

Paresh Patel

President & CEO, System Level Solutions, Inc.

Natalia Konstantinova

Natalia Konstantinova

Lead Software Engineer R&D;, First Utility

Imran Malik

Imran Malik

Senior Director - Enterprise Fixed Business, Du

Louise Kempton

Project Manager, Newcastle City Futures

Jonas Hagner

ICT Director of Operations, Posti Group

Noriko Matsuoka

Lead Strategist – Emerging Experiences – Product, BBC

Digantika Mitra

Strategic Partner Manager, Google

Arjun Patel

Global Digital Head of Multichannel Product, HSBC

Robert Valentine

Project Leader Smart City, Municipality of Amsterdam

Michael Mrini

Michael Mrini

Director of Information Technology, Edwardian Hotels London

Natalie Blackshaw

Director Smart City & Digital Transformation, Leicester City Council

David Elisha Olatunji

Principal Founder, African Smart Cities Innovation Foundation

Jacques Letzelter

Senior Vice President, Public Customer Segment, Signify

Remy Cricco

Chairman of the Board, SIMalliance

Tom Gould

Associate Director, Impact Research

Steve Peel

Senior Executive, Urban Innovation, Pulse Smart Hub

Petr Petekra

CTO, Verimatrix

James Watson

Client Director, Imagination

Richard Baker

CEO, GeoSpock

Kasperi Lewis

Strategist, Cruxy & Co

Alexandra Birtles

Head of Online Sales and Service, Talk Talk

Ivana Bartoletti

Founder, Women Leading in AI Network

Mark Skilton

Professor of Practice ISM, Industry Director AI Innovation Network (AIIN), Head of ARC UK Enzen Global, Warwick Business School, Enzen

Alastair McMahon

Analytics Director, O2 Digital - Data & Insights

Declan Hadley

Digital Health Lead, Lancashire and Cumbria Change Program

Steve Cook

Specialist Biometrics & Fintech Consultant, Biometrics for eCommerce

Alex Davies

Analyst & Editor, Rethink Technology Research

Michael Berns

Principal Client Strategist, Digital Reasoning

Nick Cockerill

Head of Product, SkyBetting & Gaming

Kent Dickson

CEO & Co-Founder, Yonomi

James Somauroo

Founding Partner, HS.

Eugenio Pasqua

Principal Analyst, IOT Analytics

Silviu-Vlad Pirvu

Digital Urban Planner, Troy Planning + Design

Brian Kinane

Partner, Sure Ventures

Zachary Reece

Managing Partner, BlockTrade Investments

Peter Cochrane

Professor of Sentient Systems, University of Suffolk, Ipswich, UK

Mike Nelson

VP of IoT Security, DigiCert

Arjun Panesar

Arjun Panesar

CEO, diabetes.co.uk

Mehdi Ali

Head of Technology, The Telegraph

Felix Hovsepian

Founder, Blue Manifold

Godefroy Jordan

CEO & Co-Founder, SmartHab

Nigel Pugh


Roberto Kompany

Senior Analyst, Analysys Mason

Steven Bage

Strategic Infrastructure Advisor, City of London Corporation

Gustaf Landahl

Head of Department, City of Stockholm

Mika Hakosalo

Mika Hakosalo

Project Leader, City of Stockholm

Dennis Curry

Executive Director and Deputy CTO, Konica Minolta

Simon Chudoba

CEO, IQRF Alliance

René Bohnsack

Director & Professor, Smart City Innovation Lab, Católica-Lisbon

Gareth Sumner

Principal Urban Design Advisor, Transport for London

Mario Moura

Mario Moura

VP Comfort Solutions, Honeywell

Rebecca Yates

Rebecca Yates

Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Smart Energy GB

Darron Antill

CEO, Device Authority

Genie Peshkova

VP of Operations, DSR Corporation

Edmund Dilger

Edmund Dilger

Founder & CEO, PolicyCastle

Kathy Nothstine

Kathy Nothstine

Lead, Future Cities, Nesta, UK

Professor Andrew Hudson-Smith

Professor in Digital Urban Systems & Director and Head of Department at CASA, University College London

Bo Ji

Dean, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) Europe

Jean-Francois Fava-Verde

Jean-Francois Fava-Verde

Innovation Lead, Digital, Innovate UK

Adam Simon

Global Managing Director, Retail Business Development, Context

Dagfinn Wage

Head of Innovation, Lyse

Dan Fiehn

Group CIO, Markerstudy Group

John Olsen

Managing Director, Euronics

Jeremy Heath

Innovation Manager, Sutton and East Surrey Water

Mihai Bilauca

Head of Digital, Limerick City

Dominic Lavelle

Head of Product & Proposition, RWE npower

Ian Stewart

Director of Channel and Propositions, Arqiva

Adam Armer

Global Business Development Manager, Vodafone

Brad Rogers

Associate Board Director, UK Telehealthcare

Fonger Ypma

Head of Smart Energy Lab, Eneco

Molly Webb

Founder and CEO, Energy Unlocked

Gordon Wright

Digital Economy Manager, Aberdeen City Council

Colleen Wong

Founder and Director, Techsixtyfour

Kenny Leitch

Global Connected Insurance Director, RSA

John Gahagan

Managing Director UK, Sonos

Holger Klein

Head of Product Lifecyle Management Europe, Sengled

Erik Overbeeke

European Partner Alliance, Parks Associates

Arun Dehiri

Managing Director, Red Dawn

David Bailey

Vice President of Marketing, SmartThings

Kiran Zachariah

VP-IoT Business Solutions, Subex

Michael Hollins

Manager, Warmup Smart

Claire Davis

Cork Smart Gateway

Eric Woods

Research Director, Navigant Research

David Low

Principal Evangelist, Amazon

Matt Poll

CEO & Founder, Neos Ventures Ltd

Cecilia Sevillano

Head Smart Home Solutions, Swiss Re

Julija Bainiaksina

Co-Founder and Director , The Dandy Lab

Daniel Bentham

Head of R&D; - Smart Customers, EDF Energy

Arthur Jouannic

Principal Analyst Digital Energy, Delta Energy & Environment

Anna Stahlbrost

Scientific Director, Botnia Living Lab

Dave Blendis

Director, eight inc

Gabriel DellaMonica

CEO and Founder, Hydrao

Jonny Voon

Lead Technologist, Internet Technology, Innovate UK

Kalle Kukk

Strategy Manager, Elering

Gemma Ginty

Urban Futures Lead, Future Cities Catapult

Mustafa Khanwala

Co-Founder and CEO, Mishipay

Jan John

CEO , Simplecell

Ian Jones

Solution Architect (Smart Cities), Leeds City Council

Avril Murphy

Vice President of Sales and Marketing EMEA, Neato Robotics

Landon Garner

Chief Marketing Officer, Ingenu

Elaine Robinson

Innovation Programme Manager, Electric Ireland

Johan Ander

Business Development Director, Smart Homes, Smart Cities, IoT, Fortum Technology and New Ventures

Andrew Cowen

Founder and Chairman, FutureCare

Anne Dornan

Head of Innovation, Manchester Science Partnership

Grace Murray

Smart Energy Demand

Cindy Maike

General Manager Insurance Industry Solutions, Hortonworks, Inc.

Andrew Pearson

CEO, LightwaveRF

Dan Clarke

Smart Cambridge Programme Manager, Connecting Cambridgeshire

Anders Hagen

Head of R&D;, Q-Free

Jacob Lundgaard

Director of Living Labs and Smart Cities, Gate 21

Bill Harpley

Director, Futurist and Principal Consultant, Astius Technology

Marc Einstein

Chief Analyst, Telecommunications and Digital Services, ITR Corporation

Ana Nekhamkin

Managing Director, Inhabit

Bill Ablondi

Director - Smart Home Strategies, Strategy Analytics

Matt James

Founder, MRJ Smart Consulting

Martin Garner

SVP, CCS Insight

David Healey

Smart Energy Partner, Analysys Mason

Jessica Hernandez

Research Associate, Lux Research

Christina Patsioura

IoT Research Analyst, Beecham Research

David Watkins

Director of Connected Home Devices, Strategy Analytics

Alex Davies

Analyst and Editor, Riot (Rethink IoT)

Michele Mackenzie

M2M and IOT Solutions Programme, Analysys Mason

Julian Watson

Principal Analyst, IoT IHS Markit Technology

Lukas Tobis

Head of Sales Western Europe & Australia, Fibaro

Joao Bocas

CEO and Digital Health Influencer, Digital Salutem

Julian David

CEO, techUK

Aurélien Couderc

Strategic Market Manager for Home and Lifestyle Services, Allianz Worldwide Partners

Ankit Vyas

Co-Founder, Oizom

Loulou van Ravensteijn

Change Automation

Alton Martin

Co-Founder & Chief Evangelist, Trusource Labs

Hilary Clark

Principal, Eight Inc

Michael Feindt

CEO, Blue Yonder

Elizabeth Clark

CEO, DreamAgility.com

Maarten Ectors

Chief Digital Officer GI, Legal and General

Han de Glint

Manager Service Transition, KPN

Chris Meering

Woldwide IoT Practice, HPE

Duane Wald

Multi-Tech Vice President and Managing Director, EMEA and APAC, LoRa Alliance

Jules Perrot

Global Sales Manager, mnubo

Erik Overbeeke

European Partner Alliance, Parks Associates

Brian McGuigan

Sales Director Europe - Smart City Solutions, Silver Spring Networks

Duncan Chamberlain

UK Retail Director, tado

Craig Beattie

Senior Analyst, Celent

Mark Foster

Regional Sales Manager – Americas and UKI, Telenor

Diego Grassi

Senior Manager Product Strategy Cellular, u-blox AG

Miguel Sanchez

CEO, Momit

Matthieu de Broca

International Business Development Director, Overkiz

Jon Harros

Member of the Zigbee Alliance Expert Panel

Krystian Zajac

Founder & CTO of Neos Ventures, Chairman & Founder of Andrew Lucas London

Henrik Holen

Managing Director, Viva Labs