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Cloud Innovation: Adopt, Adapt and Accelerate your Enterprise

December 4, 2019 @ 6:15 pm

Chief Wine Officer and Nutanix Present:

Cloud Innovation: Adopt, Adapt and Accelerate your Enterprise

A C-level Networking Dinner for Digital Leaders & Decision-makers

Date: Wednesday 4th December from 6.15pm
Location: City Social, Tower 42, 25 Old Broad St, London EC2N 1HQ
Guest Speaker: Alastair Lukies CBE, Fintech Extraordinaire
Master of Wine: Julian Chamberlen
What’s on the agenda

Following the success of our recent event, Chief Wine Officer alongside sponsors Nutanix, invite you to attend Cloud Innovation: Adopt, Adapt and Accelerate your Enterprise. An exclusive C-Suite networking experience mixing high level content with gourmet dining at Michelin starred City Social.

As the adoption of cloud accelerates, leaders in finance need to embrace the change, leveraging technologies to overcome challenges of multi-cloud interoperability, security and skillset scarcity. You will be among influential finance leaders and digital innovators discussing best practices, and opportunities in optimising and accelerating your enterprise with cloud solutions.

During the evening, partake in peer-led discussion exploring how to master melding private, public and multi-cloud environment in order to drive your organisation forward. Accelerating at the pace required to innovate, digitise and adapt to meet ever-evolving market demands and expectations. Empower your organisation to deliver applications, and ignite business agility with multi-cloud strategies that unify operations.

Following the renowned Chief Wine Officer format of fine-wine dining and high-level discussions, you’ll hear from hosts Nutanix, who’ll discuss and divulge:

  • What’s needed to deliver future-proofed multi-clouds – from software to infrastructure
  • The rise of hyperconvergence and other technologies transforming the data centre
  • Strategies for reducing workload costs, boosting deployment productivity, and mitigating risks
  • Opportunities and ways to solve application mobility challenges
Who’s attending

You will be among senior finance, IT and cloud innovators from across the industry.  

Guest Speaker
Alastair Lukies CBE, Fintech Extraordinaire

Founder and CEO of cloud-based platform Pollinate, Alastair has been at the forefront of the UK’s Financial technology industry, collaborating with institutions and leaders across the ecosystem.  Previously CEO of Monitise, Alastair was recognised as a “Technology Pioneer”. Offering 20 years of experience in driving financial innovations forward, he currently serves as Business Ambassador for the financial services industry by the UK Government and Non-Executive Chairman of FinTech industry body, Innovate Finance. Awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2011 Growing Business Awards, he continues to inspire inspirational ventures across the board.


Nutanix enables IT teams to build and operate powerful multi-cloud architectures. Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software melds private, public and distributed cloud operating environments and provides a single point of control to manage IT infras

15 Places Available
Bubbles served in:

“Great location. Great food and wine. Excellent discussion.”

The Chief Wine Officer Experience

Our premium event series is all about mixing business with pleasure. Alongside high-level business discussions with peers, guests to our Chief Wine Officer events get to sample the world’s finest wines and indulge in a gourmet dining experience. But it doesn’t stop there – we also have a little light-hearted competition to further enliven the night. Join us to take part in our wine expert’s wine-related competition to see if you can win the title of Chief Wine Officer. 

 Wine expert and host

Julian Chamberlen

A highly experienced master of Wine , Julian’s extensive knowledge delights audiences and gives him great pleasure. He is a partner in Farthinghoe fine wine, a former Sales Director at Goedhuis, and previously at Layton’s, Bibendum and Veuve Clicquot. A passionate and committed disciple of the grape, Julian has spent 30+ years picking vines, making wine, studying to diploma-level, and travelling to countless European and Australian vineyards.

9 Wines 1 Winner


Two sparkling wines


Paired with two white wines

Main Course

Paired with two red wines

Cheese Course

Paired with two red wines


Enjoyed with a dessert wine

CWO Final

Winner announced

“The venue, food, entertainment & wine were all great. Well done and thank you!”

 Your venue

City Social
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad St, London EC2N 1HQ

Showcasing the best of British, City social offers skyline views and beautiful interiors. This Michelin starred restaurant features a curated menu by Jason Atherton and Head Chef Paul Walsh. Serving classic yet creative dishes among London’s best company.

“Thank you for such a great evening. The speaker was inspiring and it was great to meet like-minded peers.”

Past CWO events
“The evening was great from the beginning until the very end. It was great for networking and also informative as i learnt a lot about wines. Great master of wine!

Event Director
Event Host
Event details

AyeshaAyesha Nicholls
0207 329 3933
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Craig McCartney, MD
0203 196 5701
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Chief Wine Officer and Nutanix

Cloud Innovation: Adopt, Adapt and Accelerate your Enterprise

City Social
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad St, London EC2N 1HQ

Wednesday 4th December 2019
from 6.15pm

“The evening was flawless.”


December 4, 2019
6:15 pm
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City Social
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad St
London, EC2N 1HQ United Kingdom


Ayesha Nicholls