Join a carefully selected group of financial services industry senior executives at this VIP event. Gain strategic insight into successfully managing the complexity and risk in hybrid cloud – while enabling the innovation required by today’s banks and insurers. Discover best practices for working with multiple cloud providers, from public to private. We’ll also explore cost-effective methods for integration with existing applications and databases, unifying your governance, and launching new customer services.
A select group (15–20) of C-Level, Directors and Heads of Infrastructure, Architecture, Applications, Cloud, and Data from leading financial services and insurance companies.
Industry Managing Director
Financial Services, VMware
Matthew is the Industry Managing Director, Financial Services for VMware, responsible for helping the world’s top financial services institutions achieve their strategic growth, competitiveness and customer experience ambitions through VMware’s innovative cloud, mobile and security technologies. Based in the UK, Matthew brings 30 years’ Banking IT experience, proven in improving cost, service, sustainability, resilience and productivity of design, delivery and day2 operations.
Rashik Parmar MBE
Technical Executive – Europe
IBM Distinguished Engineer
Rashik is the leader of IBM’s European technical community and an IBM Distinguished Engineer and previously President of IBM’s Academy of Technology. He currently advising clients on their cloud innovation roadmap from a technology and business perspective drawing on thirty-four years of practical experience in IBM. He has worked for financial, retail and manufacturing clients on IT transformation projects of all sizes. Overall, he specialises in ensuring the technical success of complex IT projects that transform business models.
Rashik was appointed to the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Board and chairs the Employability and Skills Panel. He is helping develop the innovation strategies to accelerate growth of this £55bn marketplace. Rashik also chairs the Board of Trustees for IVE is a social enterprise that is working to ensure a more creative future for businesses, teachers, children and young people.
Rashik was awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) as part of the HRH Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday honours for his contribution to business and innovation.
We’ll mix business with pleasure: the serious business of fine wine tasting together with the pleasure of connecting with senior peers, colleagues and friends from leading UK organisations.
Alongside the gourmet dinner, there will be a champagne reception and wine tasting, hosted by an entertaining and experienced Chief Wine Officer host.
Anne Krebiehl: Anne Krebiehl is a Master of Wine (MW) – the highest, toughest, and most prestigious wine qualification.
One of just 370 MWs in the world, Anne acts as a wine consultant for London restaurants, is a panel chair for the International Wine Challenge and judges at international wine competitions.
Two sparkling wines to kick-off
Paired with two white wines
Paired with two red wines
Paired with two red wines
Enjoyed with a dessert wine
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