Oxford CIO 2019 - Speakers

24th Aug 2018


Oxford CIO 2019 - Speakers

Confirmed SPEAKERS 

 Iain Beckingham, CTO- Intel

Iain has established himself as a consistently high performer who has over 11 years of direct management experience and 25 years of technology industry sales knowledge spanning vertical industries as well as ISV’s and OEM partners. Iain is recognised as one of the top leaders of both sales and technical sales professionals at Intel, with strengths in leading and developing diverse staff and building high-impact teams.

 Shaun Bohannon, Expert Associate Partner- McKinsey

Shaun is a Senior Digital Expert at Digital McKinsey in London focused on delivering impact to clients by using experience in both enterprise and start-up technology environments to help them find the right balance between speed, innovation and sustainability.


 Mike Bugembe, Chief Analytics Officer- JustGiving

Mike has spent his career as a researcher and a practitioner using mathematics, data and behavioral economics to drive business value and innovation.  He works as an independent consultant with organisations to help them understand how they can realise value from data science, build data science teams and ensure the success of their data science projects.

 Dan Clarke, President- Truyo | an IntraEdge product

Dan became President of IntraEdge, based in Arizona, USA in January 2017. He was worked for companies such as Inilex, Music.com and Small Box Energy as well as being on the Board of Directors of Entrepix since April 2000.


 Lee Fisher, Security Specialist- Juniper Networks

Lee has worked as Security Specialist at Juniper Networks since April 2016 having previously worked as Security & Cloud Product Marketing at abiquo and Senior Manager, EMEA Technical Services Field Services at Citrix.


 Neil Gallagher, Director, MNC Enterprise- China Telecom

Neil is a highly capable entrepreneurial sales leader and strategist with a successful track record and reputation for driving revenue and EBITDA growth. He has enjoyed consistent success in managing teams across a broad range of diverse markets including Finance, Professional Services and Manufacturing. 


As Group CIO for Rolls-Royce plc, John is responsible for ensuring that Rolls-Royce plc has the digital capability (processes, applications, data and technology) it needs to succeed. This includes the full IT lifecycle (Determine, Deliver, Run, and Retire), Security, Risk & Compliance, and ensuring value for money.

 Ranjit Gill, CIO- McKesson UK

Ranjit has over 25 years of broad IT experience ranging from software developer, SAP functional consultant, SAP Program Director, managing and growing IT consulting revenue pipelines in excess of £40m and over 6 years experience as a IT Director for multinational organisations. 

 Rory Gray, VP UK, Ireland & Nordics- UiPath

Rory has great experience in fields such as Direct Sales & Sales Management, Alliances & Partner Management, New Business and New technology. He lists his specialities as Multi-channel strategies, Self Service solutions, Disruptive technologies & innovations, Creating new sales propositions, Market Development, Sales Team hiring, motivating and directing, Total solutions sales from concept to delivery, High value sales deal negotiation and Public Sector sales across Europe.

 Oliver Holden, CIO- The AA

Oliver is a highly effective and versatile leader with a balanced mix of consulting, delivery and technology leadership experience gained across a variety of blue-chip companies over 20+ years. He has extensive hands-on experience of delivering big hairy audacious goals to benefit customer and business with no bluster.

 Amir Jafri, CTO - eBecs

Amir has a strong business and technical background in the Enterprise segment having worked on both building products and architecting solutions for complex global organizations. He is passionate about building intuitive, innovative and flexible cloud solutions which drive productivity and allow businesses to deliver a premium experience to their customers.



Steve is a project and programme Management professional and IT Strategist with over ten years experience in the delivery of complex international projects and programmes in business transformation and new product development of world-class technology. 

He is confident working as a business partner and trusted advisor at all levels in organisations and across a wider range of functions from Marketing and Sales to Engineering and Product development. He is also experienced in leading teams of Project Managers working across a significant portfolio of projects responsible for driving cross-functional global teams to deliver excellent results.


 David Kavanagh, CTO- Purplebricks

David is a senior hybrid IT professional with over 20 years’ experience of development technologies. His is a strong communicator with proven analysis and leadership capabilities, wearing several hats and trying to bring decisiveness, efficiency and common sense to anything he undertakes. 

 Mark Logsdon, Head of Cyber Assurance and Oversight- Prudential Assurance

Mark spent five years as Director, Barclays Information Risk Management from 2007-12 before moving onto BAE Systems Detica as Senior Manager of Cyber Consulting for two years. After a further two years at AXELOS as Head of Market Engagement, UK & EMEA, Mark joined Prudential Assurance as Head of Cyber Assurance and Oversight in July 2016.


 Nick Mitrovic, CTO- Oxfam

Nick is a Senior IT Leader, passionate about technology and with strong business and technology acumen built across various industries. He is an experienced leader proven in Digital and IT transformation and delivering projects and services. He is also passionate to make a difference and positively contribute to success of small or large organisations.

 Cian Ó'Maidin, CEO- NearForm

Cian is responsible for the business interests of nearForm promoting it, guiding company strategy, sales, attracting and taking care of the amazing people that work at nearForm. 


 Simon Ratcliffe, Principal Consultant- Ensono, Consulting and Advisory

Originally a trained accountant, Simon has a demonstrable record of working within a variety of organisations to build operational structures to deliver technology based solutions at both a project and a managed service level. He has been directly responsible for defining and implementing technical and business support environments using my skills to combine the technology and people components required to achieve effective solutions.


 Ricky Santos, Global CIO- Williams Lea Tag

Ricky lists his specialties as Infrastructure Outsourcing Cloud Solutions Service Integration Service Management and Governance Digital Business Transformation.



Gareth is a proven leader of product marketing, product management solutions, and presales teams, most recently for Software AG’s Digital Business Platform. Prior experience includes Progress Software where he held several positions including Director of Product Management and Principal Software Architect. He was also part of the founding team of Apama where he was Director of Presales & Principal Architect prior to its acquisition by Progress Software. Smith has a doctorate in computer science, with a focus on collaborative user interface design, and spent over a decade in academia.


 Eleanor Treharne-Jones, SVP- Trust Arc

Eleanor is a senior leadership professional with 20 years experience working at the intersection of Technology, Communications and Public Policy.


 Dalibor Vavruska, Managing Director, Research- Citi

Dalibor is an experienced telecom analyst with focus on digital strategies, industry trends and emerging markets. He is a regular speaker at leading industry events globally with over 15 years of experience with managing global research teams and a nearly 20 year track record of investment recommendations in telecoms.


 Matt Wintle, CIO- Admiral

After working at Assureweb as a Project Manager, Matt joined Admiral in 2006 as am IT Project Manager, moving onto Business Systems Manager, IT Development Manager, Head of IT Delivery/Programme Director and finally CIO in December 2016.

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