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XPO 2018: Meet the experts

27/09/18

XPO 2018 (17 October, Mercedes Benz World) marks the first time we are bringing together leading vendors from both Trustmarque and S3. Our expert speakers will be deep diving into some of the key challenges and opportunities in cloud and storage innovation, while also taking a look at the wider end-to-end IT lifecycle.

The 2018 speaker line-up is looking stronger than ever before with expert presentations coming from some of the leading players in the industry, including; IBM, Dell EMC, Microsoft, Pure Storage, Sophos, Tegile AND VMware. Meet the all-star selection here.

ACCESS TO THE A-LIST

Matt Fordham

Matt Fordham
Software Defined Storage Leader UKI, IBM

Sales leader and solution evangelist, for the IBM Software Defined Storage portfolio Spectrum Storage. Matt helps clients, and prospects, understand how to unlock greater value from their data to gain increased competitive advantage.

Matt has over 15 years distinguished IT industry experience, bringing IBM solutions to a successful conclusion with clients from broad range of industries.

Dave Walsh

Dave Walsh
Systems Director for Software Defined Storage UK&I, IBM

During a 14 year career in IBM, Dave held several senior roles across IBM Systems, Global Technology Services and Digital Media business units. Outside of IBM, he spent eight years leading a sales performance consultancy company that led the way for senior executives to transition and revolutionise the performance of their sales units and sales leaders to reach better business results.

Kostas Synodinos

Kostas Synodinos
Azure Solution Specialist, Microsoft

Over 25 years’ experience in delivering IT solutions, Pre-Sales and project delivery. Kostas’ role at Microsoft UK is to support & drive sales initiatives based on Azure Platform. Aligned with their partners, his goal is to help customers on their journey to digital transformation giving more agility and enabling them to innovate.

Andy Corcoran

Andy Corcoran
Channel Sales Director, Dell EMC

Andy has spent 11 years working for Dell EMC and played a pivotal role shaping and delivering the Go To Market sales strategy across multiple industry segments. More recently, as Channel Sales Director, Andy is responsible for leading the Dell EMC Channel Titanium Partner sales relationships.

Jorn Lutters

Jorn Lutters
Lead Cloud Architect, Sophos

Jorn in a Professional security architect and designer of highly available networking and security environments. He sits amongst a team of Cloud Architects in the IaaS Cloud team. His Experience includes Sophos, Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Cloud, Cisco networking and security and much much more.

Savas Nicolaides

Savas Nicolaides
Systems Engineering EMEA Strategic Accounts, Pure

Savas Nicolaides is a Systems Engineer for Strategic Accounts with 20 years experience of the storage industry. For the last 4 years at Pure, he has helped multiple clients accelerate their applications while achieving 70% savings over their previous storage across database, VDI and VMware environments.

Paul Haddow

Paul Haddow
Systems Engineering Director EMEA, Tegile Systems

Paul has many years of technical pre-sales consultancy experience in the area of Storage Area Networking. He is experienced in start-up companies and enjoys bringing new, exciting and disruptive technologies to market. Paul specialises in storage area networking architecture, business application acceleration, DR/BC Storage solutions and WAN optimisation.

Chris Howell

Chris Howell
Global laaS Manager, Sophos

Chris is an experienced channel executive specialising in the public cloud and security solutions. His skills span over 12 years+ with time spent at Barracuda Networks & Microsoft prior to joining Sophos in the Summer to become a key part of the IaaS Cloud sales team.

Simon Todd

Simon Todd
Senior MDC Systems Engineer, VMWare

Simon has been at VMware for almost 9 years. He started in support as an engineer dealing with storage escalations and moved to the Systems Engineering team over 3 years ago. Simon has been involved in vSAN since he started at VMware and has presented at many events such as VMUG and VMworld.

PLUS OUR TRUSTMARQUE & S3 HOSTS

Trustmarque and S3 will also be speaking at XPO to bring you updates on our market leading solutions and services, as well as some recent customer success stories. Our Chief Technology Officer, James Butler will also be hosting an exploratory panel session with a selection of the XPO speakers.

Register now for free for your chance to meet our panel of experts and other key contacts in the IT industry. Spaces, as always, are limited so book now to reserve your ticket and start defining your future roadmap for cloud and storage innovation.