LEADERSHIP AT SCOTSOFT

Sometimes you just need an idea

ScotSoft is the annual festival of ideas and innovation showcasing the best of the Scottish technology sector and bringing you sought after speakers from far flung locations.

Overview

A unique thought leadership event, the Forum offers a packed programme for visionaries, business leaders and managers working in technology companies and end user businesses. Highly rated by delegates, this is the must-attend technology event of the year.

300+ attendees, predominantly a mixture of CEO’s/Managing Directors of Scottish technology companies and IT Directors/Senior Managers from blue-chip organisations in financial services, energy and the public sector.

Keynote Speakers

Greg Mesch, CEO of CityFibre

TEAMS

All about growing your team

FINANCE

How to access the capital you need

MARKETS

Choosing and accessing the Market you want

Questions?

If you have any questions that aren’t answered here on the site please give Karen a call on 01506 472200 or karen@scotlandis.com

``As always a fabulous mix of speakers bringing a rich depth of experience in their field with excellent content!``

AGENDA

LEADERSHIP FORUM
12:30 - 13:15 REGISTRATION + LUNCH
13:15 - 13:25 WELCOME
13:30 - 14:15 KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Greg Mesch, CEO, CityFibre

Greg had extensive involvement in the founding of Esat Telecom, assisting them in raising all their early stage capital, their core product positioning and network implementation. Esat was later sold to BT for over €1 billion. He went on to make the founding investment in Versatel Telecom NV. Versatel operated in Holland, Belgium and Germany building one of the largest fibre based infrastructures in those markets. Greg was instrumental in the development of its business plan, recruiting the core management teams and raising over €1.5 billion in capital. Versatel was sold for over €2 billion to Tele2.
14:20 - 15:30 SESSION ONE: FINANCE

Calum Paterson, Managing Partner, Scottish Equity Partners

Calum is non-executive director of several SEP portfolio companies and was a board member at travel search engine company Skyscanner, supporting its growth into a global business with more than 60 million unique monthly visitors and more than 800 staff, before its £1.4 billion acquisition by online travel agency Ctrip in 2016. He is currently Vice Chairman of the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association, and will become Chairman in 2018/19. He is also a director of Artemis AIM VCT plc and a member of the GlobalScot network.

Ed Molyneux, Founder and CEO, FreeAgent

Details coming soon

Q&A all panelists

15:30 - 15:50 Coffee Break
15:55 - 16:45 SESSION TWO: MARKETS

John Bernard, DexCom (ex Head of Global Marketing, Mozilla)

Growing global tech and innovation from Scotland

John Bernard, with over 20 years in technology including leading marketing and innovation at Mozilla, LG, Sony and Siemens.

Q&A all panelists

16:50 - 17:40 SESSION 3 - TEAMS

John Brown, CTO, Arnold Clark

If you are looking to transform your business, your team or just hit the accelerator on progress then John may have something for you. As an IT leader with 30 years international experience, John will share his views on building great teams to deliver great results.

Frances Sneddon, CTO, Simul8

A team evolution, from start up to SME

How does your team change as you evolve from start up to SME? How do you build a team ready to evolve that will fuel your growth and then secure your future?

Q&A all panelists

17:45 - 18:00 CONFERENCE CLOSE

SPEAKERS

BOOK YOUR PLACE from

£40 + VAT

Tickets start at just £40 + VAT for ScotSoft2017 - you be mad to miss out, book your place now and come along to the best and longest running event in the Scottish tech calendar

MEMBER PRICING

  • Leadership Forum – £40 + VAT
  • Developer Conference – £100 + VAT
  • Dinner and YSE Awards (inc Leadership Forum) – £160 + VAT
  • Standard Table (inc 5 Leadership Forum passes) – £1600 + VAT
  • Corporate Table (inc Table signage + 5 Leadership Forum passes) – £1800 + VAT

NON MEMBER PRICING

  • Leadership Forum – £80 + VAT
  • Developer Conference – £150 + VAT
  • Dinner and YSE Awards (inc Leadership Forum) – £200 + VAT
  • Corporate Table (inc Table signage + 5 Leadership Forum passes) – £2000 + VAT

SPONSORS 2017

Cityfibre

Awards Dinner Title Sponsor

Available Sponsorships

Contact Karen for further information

Leidos

Young Software Engineer of the Year Prize Sponsor

BCS

Young Software Engineer of the Year Prize Sponsor

Edge Testing Solutions

Young Software Engineer of the Year Prize Sponsor

sopra steria

Young Software Engineer of the Year Prize Sponsor

KAL

Young Software Engineer of the Year Brochure Sponsor

Skills Development Scotland

YSE Awards Video Sponsor

Cathcart Associates

Dinner Menu Sponsor

Leidos

Leadership Forum and Developer Conference Lanyard Sponsor

e-Placement Scotland

e-Placement Scotland Award

Search Consultancy

Champagne Reception Sponsor

EXHIBITORS 2017

IFB

CORPORATE TABLES 2017

inoapps
SAS

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