|By RealWire News Distribution||
|March 21, 2014 01:21 AM EDT||
20th March 2014, London and Stockholm:
The Hot Topics team has today announced an all-star speaker line-up ahead of its Stockholm 2014 event on Thursday 10th April.
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 Scandinavian tech eco-system, the following panellists have been announced:
Hjalmar Winbladh, CEO, Wrapp
Alan Mamedi, CEO, Truecaller
Mattias Hjelmstedt, CEO, Magine
Carl Waldekranz, CEO, Tictail
Manu Gupta, Partner, Lakestar
Hans Otterling, Partner, Northzone
Mans Hultman, Partner, Zobito
Frank Meehan, General Partner, Spark Labs Global Ventures
Theis Sodergaard, COO & Co-Founder, Vivino
Kerstin Cooley, CEO, Moor Capital
Mikael Wintzell, EVP Sales, Klarna
At this event, delegates will be treated to the following highly-interactive panel discussions, in addition to high level networking:
Hot Topic #1: International Expansion
When should Scandinavian companies go international & how do you increase the chances of success? What are the key challenges and opportunities?
Hot Topics #2: Do Scandinavian companies need to look further afield for big funding rounds?
With an increasing number of Scandinavian companies looking to the US, UK, India and Dubai for VC funding, what will the trend be going forwards? Are local investors struggling to compete with their foreign counterparts or are they welcoming overseas investment in Scandinavian growth businesses?
Hot Topics has a pedigree in attracting 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 www.hottopicstech.com Invitations may be requested here: http://www.hottopicstech.com/events/stockholm-2014/
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, investment, events and publications. The companies include; European Leaders, Americas Leaders, APAC Leaders, Tech Leaders Capital 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 Barclays, Octopus Ventures and Qualcomm Ventures.
Why do your mobile transformations need to happen today? Mobile is the strategy that enterprise transformation centers on to drive customer engagement. In his general session at @ThingsExpo, Roger Woods, Director, Mobile Product & Strategy – Adobe Marketing Cloud, covered key IoT and mobile trends that are forcing mobile transformation, key components of a solid mobile strategy and explored how brands are effectively driving mobile change throughout the enterprise.
Mar. 30, 2017 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 3,134
After more than five years of DevOps, definitions are evolving, boundaries are expanding, ‘unicorns’ are no longer rare, enterprises are on board, and pundits are moving on. Can we now look at an evolution of DevOps? Should we? Is the foundation of DevOps ‘done’, or is there still too much left to do? What is mature, and what is still missing? What does the next 5 years of DevOps look like? In this Power Panel at DevOps Summit, moderated by DevOps Summit Conference Chair Andi Mann, panelists l...
Mar. 30, 2017 05:00 AM EDT Reads: 10,093
My team embarked on building a data lake for our sales and marketing data to better understand customer journeys. This required building a hybrid data pipeline to connect our cloud CRM with the new Hadoop Data Lake. One challenge is that IT was not in a position to provide support until we proved value and marketing did not have the experience, so we embarked on the journey ourselves within the product marketing team for our line of business within Progress. In his session at @BigDataExpo, Sum...
Mar. 30, 2017 04:45 AM EDT Reads: 3,364
Virtualization over the past years has become a key strategy for IT to acquire multi-tenancy, increase utilization, develop elasticity and improve security. And virtual machines (VMs) are quickly becoming a main vehicle for developing and deploying applications. The introduction of containers seems to be bringing another and perhaps overlapped solution for achieving the same above-mentioned benefits. Are a container and a virtual machine fundamentally the same or different? And how? Is one techn...
Mar. 30, 2017 04:45 AM EDT Reads: 3,335
Most companies are adopting or evaluating container technology - Docker in particular - to speed up application deployment, drive down cost, ease management and make application delivery more flexible overall. As with most new architectures, this dream takes a lot of work to become a reality. Even when you do get your application componentized enough and packaged properly, there are still challenges for DevOps teams to making the shift to continuous delivery and achieving that reduction in cost ...
Mar. 30, 2017 04:45 AM EDT Reads: 438
MongoDB Atlas leverages VPC peering for AWS, a service that allows multiple VPC networks to interact. This includes VPCs that belong to other AWS account holders. By performing cross account VPC peering, users ensure networks that host and communicate their data are secure. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Jay Gordon, a Developer Advocate at MongoDB, will explain how to properly architect your VPC using existing AWS tools and then peer with your MongoDB Atlas cluster. He'll discuss the secur...
Mar. 30, 2017 04:15 AM EDT Reads: 998
Keeping pace with advancements in software delivery processes and tooling is taxing even for the most proficient organizations. Point tools, platforms, open source and the increasing adoption of private and public cloud services requires strong engineering rigor - all in the face of developer demands to use the tools of choice. As Agile has settled in as a mainstream practice, now DevOps has emerged as the next wave to improve software delivery speed and output. To make DevOps work, organization...
Mar. 30, 2017 04:15 AM EDT Reads: 2,277
Without a clear strategy for cost control and an architecture designed with cloud services in mind, costs and operational performance can quickly get out of control. To avoid multiple architectural redesigns requires extensive thought and planning. Boundary (now part of BMC) launched a new public-facing multi-tenant high resolution monitoring service on Amazon AWS two years ago, facing challenges and learning best practices in the early days of the new service.
Mar. 30, 2017 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 3,260
Niagara Networks exhibited at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which took place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, in November 2016. Niagara Networks offers the highest port-density systems, and the most complete Next-Generation Network Visibility systems including Network Packet Brokers, Bypass Switches, and Network TAPs.
Mar. 30, 2017 03:45 AM EDT Reads: 3,488
SYS-CON Events announced today that MobiDev, a client-oriented software development company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MobiDev is a software company that develops and delivers turn-key mobile apps, websites, web services, and complex softw...
Mar. 30, 2017 02:15 AM EDT Reads: 4,150
DevOps is often described as a combination of technology and culture. Without both, DevOps isn't complete. However, applying the culture to outdated technology is a recipe for disaster; as response times grow and connections between teams are delayed by technology, the culture will die. A Nutanix Enterprise Cloud has many benefits that provide the needed base for a true DevOps paradigm.
Mar. 30, 2017 01:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,661
What sort of WebRTC based applications can we expect to see over the next year and beyond? One way to predict development trends is to see what sorts of applications startups are building. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Arin Sime, founder of WebRTC.ventures, will discuss the current and likely future trends in WebRTC application development based on real requests for custom applications from real customers, as well as other public sources of information,
Mar. 30, 2017 01:15 AM EDT Reads: 1,262
DevOps tends to focus on the relationship between Dev and Ops, putting an emphasis on the ops and application infrastructure. But that’s changing with microservices architectures. In her session at DevOps Summit, Lori MacVittie, Evangelist for F5 Networks, will focus on how microservices are changing the underlying architectures needed to scale, secure and deliver applications based on highly distributed (micro) services and why that means an expansion into “the network” for DevOps.
Mar. 30, 2017 01:00 AM EDT Reads: 8,360
In his session at Cloud Expo, Alan Winters, an entertainment executive/TV producer turned serial entrepreneur, will present a success story of an entrepreneur who has both suffered through and benefited from offshore development across multiple businesses: The smart choice, or how to select the right offshore development partner Warning signs, or how to minimize chances of making the wrong choice Collaboration, or how to establish the most effective work processes Budget control, or how to max...
Mar. 30, 2017 12:45 AM EDT Reads: 759
Interoute has announced the integration of its Global Cloud Infrastructure platform with Rancher Labs’ container management platform, Rancher. This approach enables enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation and infrastructure investments. Matthew Finnie, Interoute CTO commented “Enterprises developing and building apps in the cloud and those on a path to Digital Transformation need Digital ICT Infrastructure that allows them to build, test and deploy faster than ever before. The int...
Mar. 30, 2017 12:30 AM EDT Reads: 1,565