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16 -18 June 2015, ExCeL London

Internet World 2014

Internet World 2014 Keynote Speaker Line-Up Announced

25 Apr 2014
Internet World 2014 Keynote Speaker Line-Up Announced

Cisco, Microsoft, IBM and Oracle confirmed for flagship event of inaugural London Technology Week

The keynote speaker line-up for Internet World 2014, the flagship event for the first ever London Technology Week, has been announced by event organisers UBM Live.

Cisco’s Chief Technology Officer Ian Foddering will talk about the Internet of Everything and how it will generate opportunities for businesses. Microsoft Technology Evangelist Mike Taulty will outline his company’s mobile strategy, while a panel debate on bridging the gender gap in technology will feature executives from Dell and the BBC.  

IBM’s Chief Marketing Officer Caroline Taylor will talk about the importance of the relationship between CMO and CIO, while Oracle’s Director of Cloud Richard Garsthagen will outline how businesses of all sizes can develop their cloud strategy.

Internet World 2014 will also feature the Tech Transformation Forum - a one-day summit for C-level executives - for the first time, where Deputy Mayor Kit Malthouse will deliver a keynote titled 'Cementing London’s Position as the World’s Leading Business & Tech Hub’.

The full keynote line-up can be found at: http://www.internetworld.co.uk/keynote/

Internet World 2014 will also include the Future of Technology Programme, which will feature the Tech Startup Showcase (#startup15), an area for 15 tech startups to showcase their cutting edge technology to event visitors.

Internet World Event Manager Nathalie Davies said: “We’re thrilled to have such a stellar line-up of keynote speakers for Internet World 2014. As well as senior executives from tech giants such as Microsoft, IBM and Oracle attendees will also be able to hear from smaller, disruptive and agile companies like Eventbrite, which has completely changed the ticketing and events space."

Internet World 2014 (http://www.internetworld.co.uk/) takes place between 17-19 June at ExCeL London and is the founding event of the inaugural London Technology Week, which runs between 16-20 June 2014. The event will attract more than 10,000 attendees from around the world and features an education and content programme split between eight separate theatres with more than 200 individual sessions.

London Technology Week (http://londontechnologyweek.co.uk/) provides a platform for technology companies to showcase their credentials on the world stage, bringing business leaders, technology professionals and media together in the heart of the UK’s technology sector in London.

UBM Live's Group Director of Transport & Technology Adrian Newton commented: “Internet World has been a cornerstone of the UK technology industry for more than 20 years and it is only fitting that it should be at the heart of the inaugural London Technology Week. As an event Internet World has evolved in line with the technology industry and this year's show will be a true reflection of just how innovative and important London's tech scene is.”