John Garratt, IT Europa. A veteran journalist and broadcaster with direct experience of running an IBM and HP dealership; as Editor of IT Europa, John talks to, and writes about the leading figures in the industry, reporting on the changing fortunes and directions of the IT channel in Europe.
Mike Bundred was Vice President EMEA with Rogue Wave Software for 23 years where he managed the EMEA business region. His major focus was to achieve annual bookings and revenue targets, drive change and add new companies as they were acquired and work with the European sales regions to implement sales and marketing programs necessary to achieve fiscal goals.
John Chapman, ITReality. With a distinguished career spanning over 40 years at the heart of the IT industry, including some time as technical director of a major distributor, John’s in-depth experience running IT companies, launching new technologies and helping IT organisations enables him to consult and comment with authority on a whole range of topics as well as deliver stimulating and thought-provoking presentations.
Kate Hanaghan, TechMarketView. Kate Hanaghan is Chief Research Officer at TechMarketView with responsibility for driving forward the research agenda and running the team of analysts. Kate joined TechMarketView in October 2012 as Research Director for InfrastructureViews. She is a highly regarded analyst having tracked the European and UK IT services markets for around ten years. Before joining TechMarketView, Kate was co-founder of K2 Advisory where she ran the independent research programme for CIOs. Previously, Kate worked alongside current members of the TechMarketView team as a Senior Analyst within Ovum’s IT Services Practice.
Nick White, CIMS. Nick White founded CIMS 7 years ago to help clients understand and develop their value propositions. With 25 years in the ICT industry he has direct experience of research led sales and marketing strategy, planning and implementation, and project management. Previously he was a Vice President at Gartner and IDC.