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Hot Topics announces EY and Aimia as sponsors and the line-up for its 4th Barcelona event

11th February 2014, London:

The Hot Topics team has today announced two new sponsors and an all-star speaker line-up ahead of its 4th Barcelona event on Monday 24th February. EY and Aimia have joined existing partners; Barclays, Qualcomm Ventures and Telefonica Digital.

Hot Topics, which hosts showpiece events in Barcelona, Stockholm, New York, Silicon Valley and London, in addition to creating a monthly publication, has become recognised as the platform through which global technology leaders, innovators & influencers connect, understand and shape the industry.

Featuring leaders and innovators from across the mobile eco-system, the following panel has been announced:

  • Tomer Kagan, Quixey
  • Lynda Smith, Twilio
  • Ojas Rege, Mobile Iron
  • Martin Hayward, Aimia
  • Jonathan Dharmapalan, EY
  • Ian Small, Telefonica
  • Di-Ann Eisnor, Waze

At this event, delegates will be treated to the following highly-interactive panel discussion:

What's Red Hot?
Away from the madding crowds of the Congress itself, each panellist will be asked to select the biggest news story of the show and outline why the news is important and how it will change the industry in 2014. The other panellists will react, provoking stimulating debate and the audience will be invited to ask questions where appropriate.

Hot Topics has a pedigree in attracting the some of the global technology industry's most influential executives to its events. Each event comprises thought-provoking debate on the industry's most pertinent topical issues. This is then followed by a high-level networking session with the panellists and other delegates.

"We pride ourselves not only on the calibre of our speakers and attendees, but also on the provocative debates we stimulate during our events," said Philip Randerson, Founder, Hot Topics and Group CEO of 360 Leaders. "Critically, our events provide an exclusive networking opportunity for our industry's seasoned executives, investors and hottest start-ups. At Hot Topics we also facilitate elevated commercial activity through the wider networking we provide".

Hot Topics is an invitation-only platform for the top influencers of the global technology industry to connect through a monthly publication and five global events. More details can be seen here Invitations may be requested here:


About Hot Topics
Hot Topics is a 360 Leaders group company. 360 Leaders is the group bringing an innovative community approach, combining executive search, development, events and publications. The companies include; European Leaders, Americas Leaders, APAC Leaders and Hot Topics.

Hot Topics supports the technology industry by providing a platform for thought leadership, meaningful connections and by helping companies do business together. Ultimately, by being at the heart of the community Hot Topics and its sponsors have unrivalled access and improved deal flow.

Hot Topics' events provide an opportunity to learn from and connect with the key influencers in tech, face to face.

Hot Topics is now sponsored by Aimia, Barclays, EY, Qualcomm Ventures and Telefonica Digital.

Contact details:
Shaleen Karim
Hot Topics
[email protected]

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