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CxO day

English

Where: City University (map)

When: Friday 3rd March, 9.15am start.

This event is primarily aimed at business leaders who provide Drupal services (i.e web development agencies, training companies etc). Speakers throughout the day will present their topic with food and drinks to discuss and network during the day.

Benefits for CTOs, CMOs, COOs, CEOs, Technical Directors, Marketing Directors and Senior Decision Makers:

  • Understand how leading organisations leverage the many benefits of Drupal
  • Network with similar organisations in your sector
  • Learn directly from thought leaders via specific case studies

What past attendees say about the CxO day:

‘A highly successful day, many thanks to the DrupalCamp London team for a well executed event.’
- Paul D Johnson, CTI Digital.

‘The event was a huge success with a plethora of engaging sessions and workshops.’
- Piyush Poddar, Axelerant

‘I learnt so much at the CxO day, and got to network with some of the leading organisations in our sector.’
- Alex Elkins, Entrepreneurship Education Manager, City University of London

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Speakers

We've confirmed speakers for the day, which so far include:

CxO Day Speakers

Sarah Wood OBE

Unruly Co-Founder (CEO)

Sarah Wood

Sarah Wood is co-founder and COO of marketing technology company Unruly, where she ensures the company delivers the most awesome social video campaigns on the planet. Campaigns Unruly has delivered include Evian Roller Babies, T-Mobile’s “Life’s For Sharing”, Dove Real Beauty Sketches and Three’s “#singitkitty”.

Unruly works with 83% of Ad Age 100 brands to algorithmically predict video shareability with Unruly ShareRank, distribute video content to 1.27 billion users across the Open Web with Unruly Activate and prove social ROI with Unruly Analytics, a cloud-based dashboard providing real-time competitive benchmarks. Unruly has 13 offices, employs 160 people and is backed by Amadeus Capital Partners, Van den Ende & Deitmers and British Growth Fund.

Sarah was named one of 15 Women to Watch in Tech by Inc., one of 10 London-Based Entrepreneurs to Watch by Forbes and one of CNBC’s UK tech industry’s top women entrepreneurs. Unruly has won 26 awards, including AOP’s UK Digital Advertising Operations Team of the Year 2014 and Hot New Media & Technological Platform by the International Media Image Survey.

David Axmark

Co-founder of MySQL

David Axmark

David has been involved with free software since 1980 and has said he is committed to developing a successful business model using free open source software. During early 2010 David made a Series A financing for OrangeHRM, "The World's Most Popular Open Source Human Resource Management Software". David is a director at OrangeHRM

David is a co-founder of MySQL and a champion of open source technology. On 4 December 2012, David Axmark, together with the other MySQL founders, Michael "Monty" Widenius and Allan Larsson, announced the MariaDB Foundation.

Ben Finn OBE

Co-Founder of Sibelius and CEO at Stealth Poker

Ben Finn

Ben Finn OBE is a software entrepreneur. He co-founded music software company Sibelius, the global market leader in its field, and Stealth Poker, which develops AI for poker. He also writes his own stock market analysis software, as well as composing and singing.

Barney Brown

Head of Digital at Cambridge University

Barney Brown

Barney Brown’s career in Digital Communications has been split between web development and communications teams spanning the education sector, the Forestry Commission and the music industry. As Head of Digital Communications at the University of Cambridge, Barney works in a team of three focussing on the production of guidelines and assets to aid in the management of thousands of websites and social media profiles.

The University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is one of the world’s oldest and most successful universities, with an outstanding reputation for academic achievement and research. It was ranked in the top three in the recent QS World University Rankings and its affiliates have won more Nobel Prizes than any other university in the world. The University comprises more than 150 departments, faculties, schools and other institutions, as well as a central administration and 31 autonomous, self-governing colleges. The University has more than 11,000 staff and approximately 19,000 students.

Professor Andre Spicer

Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Cass Business School City, University London

Andre Spicer
 

Paul Reeves

Reevo UN Limited

Paul Reeves

Paul Reeves is a creative web developer with over 18 years experience in commercial and corporate environments. He has worked at Senior, Lead and Technical Director level for the likes of Ginger Media Group, Time Inc. and Viacom, building the online presence for brands such as MTV, NME, BET, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, TFI Friday, Paramount Channel, Wallpaper* and Virgin Radio.

Running order

Running order is to be confirmed but so far the day is planned as below.  

9.15am Registration

Arrive from 9.15 to register and receive your name badge (as well as a Drupal Camp London 2017 t-shirt). Then settle in with breakfast before the day begins.

10am Speaker 1

11am Speaker 2

12pm Speaker 3

1pm Lunch

A hot lunch will be provided and give you a chance to chat to other attendees.

2pm Speaker 4

3pm Speaker 5

4pm Speaker 6

5pm Drinks

Drinks will be provided to end the day and allow you to ask any more burning questions as you drink with other attendees.

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Keynote Speakers

Matt Glaman

Matt Glaman

(Saturday keynote)

Matt Glaman is a developer at Commerce Guys. He is an open source developer who has been working with Drupal since 2013. He is author of the Drupal 8 Development Cookbook, maintainer of ContribKanban.com, and lover of Irish Whiskey.

Twitter: @nmdmatt

Jeffrey A 'JAM' McGuire

Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire

(Sunday keynote)

Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire—Evangelist, Developer Relations at Acquia—is a memorable and charismatic communicator with a strong following at the intersection of open source software, business, and culture. He is a frequent keynote speaker at events around the world. He writes and talks about technology, community, and more on weekly podcasts and as a blogger on dev.acquia.com. This all helps satisfy his inner diva, which he also feeds with performances as a storyteller and musician.

Twitter: @horncologne

Danese Cooper

Danese Cooper

(Sunday closing keynote)

Danese Cooper currently serves as chairperson of the Node.js Foundation. She also works in an open source role at PayPal. Previously she was Director of the Open Source Hardware Association and CTO of the Wikimedia Foundation. She had brief stint at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as a consulting open source strategist. She has been involved with open source since 1999.

Twitter: @divadanese

CxO Day Speakers

Sarah Wood OBE

Unruly Co-Founder (CEO)

Sarah Wood

David Axmark

Co-founder of MySQL

David Axmark

Ben Finn OBE

Co-Founder of Sibelius and CEO at Stealth Poker

Ben Finn

Barney Brown

Head of Digital at Cambridge University

Barney Brown

Professor Andre Spicer

Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Cass Business School City, University London

Andre Spicer

Paul Reeves

Reevo UN Limited

Paul Reeves

Sponsors

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