Programme

  • 0745h
  • Registration & Continental Breakfast
  • 0900h
  • Introduction to the Forum and State of the Market
    Steve Wallage, Managing Director, BroadGroup
  • 0915h
  • Global Trends
    Jonathan Atkin, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets
  • 0930h
  • 2017 game changer
    Bulk´s 11 m/s round trip fibre, London-N01 Campus with ultra low cost hydro power puts the pressure on the UK market.
    Peder Nærbø, Chairman and Founder, Bulk
  • 0945h
  • Impact of GDPR on sector
    Sam de Silva, Partner, Nabarro LLP
  • 1000h
  • The Outlook for 2017 Panel Discussion
    Introductory presentation: Jennifer Fritzsche, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Securities
    Chair: Steve Wallage, Managing Director, BroadGroup
    Josh Joshi, CFO, Interxion
    Jennifer Fritzsche, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Securities
    Neil Cresswell, CEO, Virtus Data Centres
    Jonathan Atkin, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets
    Peder Nærbø, Chairman and Founder, Bulk
  • 1045h
  • Morning Networking Break
  • 1115h
  • New Business Models
    Chair: Richard Hall, CEO, CloudOrigin
    Simon Hansford, CEO, UKCloud
    Ralph Choufani, ABRY Partners
    Nick Razey, CEO, Next Generation Data
    Grethe Viksaas, Founder & Chairman, Basefarm
  • 1145h
  • Future-Oriented Inclusive Ecosystems – NxtVn DC Parks
    Khaled Sedrak, Founder & CEO, NxtVn
  • 1200h
  • Opportunities in Africa – the Rack Centre story
    Ayotunde Coker, Managing Director, Rack Centre
  • 1215h
  • Operating in the fastest growing datacentre markets
    Chair: Marion Howard-Healy, Senior Consultant, BroadGroup Consulting
    Andrew Bartley, Chief Investment Officer, Global Telecoms & Technology, International Finance Corporation
    Merhrdad Mansoupour, Partner, Viacable Group Holding International
    Aldo Mareuse, CEO, Telkom Kenya
    Michail Zekkos, Partner, Permira Advisers LLP
    David Keller, VP of Sales and Business Development, MBC
    Krzysztof Siedlecki, Consultant, Former CFO, Beyond.pl
  • 1300h
  • Lunch
  • 1400h
  • The logic of consolidation: when, why and how does it make sense
    Rupert Robson, CEO, Torch Partners
  • 1415h
  • Creating leverage in the next generation cloud – the case of Sweden
    Patrik Öhlund, Director Finance, Hydro Power, Vattenfall
  • 1430h
  • The next wave of M&A in the sector
    Chair: Daniel Beazer, Senior Consultant, BroadGroup Consulting
    Tom Wells, Partner, Arma Partners
    Daryl Seaton, CFO, Virtus Data Centres
    David Kersey, Investment Associate, CapitalSource
    Mark Howard, Partner, Charles Russell Speechlys
  • 1515h
  • Datacentres of the future, everywhere, Immersed Computing
    Maikel Bouricius, Marketing Manager, Asperitas
  • 1525h
  • Afternoon Networking Break
  • 1540h
  • Telcos and co-lo providers – competitors or collaborators?
    Andrew Kloeden, Principal, Analysys Mason
  • 1555h
  • Debt Strategies
    Chair: Bernard Geoghegan, Data Centre Executive
    Pedro Tavares, CEO, Altimapa Limited
    Sicco Boomsma, Director, Structured Finance – Telecom, Media & Technology, ING
    Jeffrey Krogh, Managing Director, BNP Paribas
  • 1640h
  • Capital Markets and how will they look in 2017?
    Chair: Miles Loo, Executive Director, Cushman & Wakefield Western Inc
    John King, VP, European Software & IT Services, BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research
    Milan Radia, Managing Director, Equity Research, Jefferies
    Christof Hammerli, Chief Acquisitions Officer, Carter Validus
    Byrne Murphy, Chairman & Founder, DigiPlex
  • 1725h
  • Wrap up and final thoughts
    Steve Wallage, Managing Director, BroadGroup Consulting
  • 1730h
  • Networking Reception
    Networking Reception kindly Sponsored by Bulk Infrastructure As   Bulk