Attendees – CEO Tales: the problem with Big Data, 9th Oct 2013

We’re looking forward to tonight’s event at UBS headquarters, 1 Finsbury Avenue, London EC2M 2PF. Drinks networking starts at 6pm, the discussion starts at 7pm.

The guest list up to 9am this morning is:

Tom Adeyoola CEO & Founder Metail
Dan Allen Head of Media & Entertainment Digital Animal
James Appleby Group Chief Executive Bluefin Solutions
Karl Barton VP international Sales Replify
Max Bautin Managing Partner IQ Capital
Dave Berry Director SSAAS Ltd
Andrei Bgatov Director
Nat Billington Director Synergy Energy
James Blackham NED
Chris Blundell Partner MacIntyre Hudson
Carla Bonina Research Fellow LSE
Julian Buck Director, Business Development Banking and Capital MphasiS UK Limited
Russell Buckley VC Strategy UKTI
James Cameron Associate Accel Partners
James Cameron Associate Accel
Nick Caplan Chairman Managed Networks
Richard Carman MD Pure Innovation Ltd
Ursula Castellotti Advisor Strategy & Implementation
Sapna Chadha NED
Jonathan Chamberlain Partner Wragge & Co
Tim Clark CEO Kusiri Ltd
John Clarke Managing Director Simplexo
Clennell Collingwood Investment Director TTP Ventures
Luke Croft Director of Sales EMEA MapR Technologies
Julie Curran Deal Origination Scottish Equity Partners
Humbert de Liedekerke Managing Partner One Peak Partners
Ama Dhami Associate Scottish Equity Partners
Rosemarie Diegnan Product Director Wazoku
Daniel Doulton Technology Partner Navitas IP
Jim Downing CTO Metail
Paul Draper Channel Sales Manager Rackspace
Matt Duckhouse Director Rivo Software
Sally Duckworth Director Stormagic
Ted Dunning Chief Scientist MapR Technologies
Elias El Khoury MBA Candidate Hult International Business School
Ian Ellis Founder London Enterprise Tech Meetup
Simon Elliston Ball Product Manager Red Gate Software
Mark Evans Partner Oxford Data Science Ltd
Mike Fenton CEO AVT Tech
David Flanders CEO Eagle Genomics
Paul Foster CTO Microsoft Ventures UK
Anne Frobeen Lifestyle Research Manager Samsung
Simon Gall CEO Integrity Capital Ltd
Michael Gantos VP Sales Cogniance
Steve Gardner Partner Biolauncher Ltd
Chris Gare Director Gare Ventures
Dave Gelb Project Statistician Takeda
Adel Ghobsi Associate Investcorp
David Gilbey CEO AskPeopleYouKnow
Simon Gordon Founder Facewatch
Derek Gray Chairman Cloudsoft Corporation
Gary Hanson Audit Partner BDO LLP
Elly Hardwick CEO Credit Benchmark
Darren Harper Growth Manager Growth Accelerator
Gareth Healy Investment Director Inflexion Private Equity
Martin Heath CEO Digital Animal
Sir Richard Heygate CRM Director Horizon Softwards Solutions
Simon Hill MD Wazoku
Simon Hook Director Rivo Software
Simon Jackson Director Rapid Innovation Ventures
Peter Janes Founder/CEO shopa
Anna Jennett Associate Silicon Valley Bank
Veera Johnson Managing Partner Johnson Capital Advisory Ltd
Aaron Johnston Partner B.leading
Duncan Johnston-Watt CEO Cloudsoft Corporation
Frank Joshi CEO Mvine
Hassan Kanj MBA Candidate Hult International Business School
Steve Karmeinsky Director Lean Capital
Paul Kelly VP EMEA Attunity Ltd
Mike Kennedy Partner Restoration Partners
Wend Kim Director BDO
David Klein Managing Partner One Peak Partners
Madhuban Kumar CEO 180kb Limited
Greg Lamond Partner Bean Partners
Adrian Lloyd Partner Episode 1 Ventures
Juan Lopez-Valcarcel Chief Digital Officer Pearson
Paul Martin Regional Sales Director Virtual Instruments
Alex McCracken Director Silicon Valley Bank
Patrick McSharry Head of Catastrophe Risk Financing Oxford University
Martin Mignot Principal Index Ventures
Avril Millar Author The Kama Sutra of Work
Salvatore Minetti Co-Founder Boardroom Excellence
Cyndi Mitchell CEO Logscape
Robert Moffat Principal Balderton
Trevor Morton Marketing Director PNMsoft
Richard Muirhead Founder London Labs
Eeswaran Navaratnam Director Onyx Consulting
Mariann Nordvik Digital Business Development Associate Cogniance
Douglas Orr CEO & Co-Founder ShopChat
Navid Ostadian-Binai EMEA Business Development Director Cogniance
Julien Oussadon Director – Strategic Investments UBS
Toby Owen Head of Product Strategy Rackspace
Sanjay Padhee NED
Diana Pavel Relationship Manager E2Exchange
Rui Pereira VP of Capital Markets & Corporate Finance EE
Eirik Pettersen CTO Moonfruit
Cristobal Pollman Managing Director Pollman & Loosli
Philipp Prince Corporate Finance Self Employed
Gareth Pryce Managing Partner Cuboid Capital
Raphael Queisser Co-founder dianomi ltd
Simon Raitt Senior Partner Erevena
Cynan Rhodes Co-Founder
David Richmond CEO Videalert
Florent Roulet Associate Director UBS
Louis Sayers CEO Driftrock
Alexis Scorer VP GP Bullhound
Jonathan Segal Director Wragge & Co LLP
Sandeep Sharma CEO Elasticity Limited
Clive Shirley Co-Founder FSwire
Gubi Singh Business Development FSwire
Jas Singh Director FSS Capital
Chris Smart General partner Acacia Capital Partners
Simon Smith Founder Extrinsica Global
Jonathan Soar Director Investor Relations Restoration Partners
M.C. Srivas CTO & Co Founder MapR Technologies
Stephen Stanton-Downes COO Mvine
Peter Stepman Entrepreneur / Consultant Bleading Ltd
Rory Stirling Investment Director MMC Ventures
David Stopforth Sales Director Kusiri Ltd
Yue Jin Tay Partner Johnson Capital Advisory Ltd
Arthur Thomas CEO Oxford Data Science
Simon Thorpe Managing Partner Delta2020
Correy Voo CTO Platform Services & Applied Innovation UBS
Paul Webb VC lawyer Goodman Derrick
John Webb Marketing Director Rackspace
Matt Wheeler CEO Driftrock
Joe White CFO Moonfruit
Wendy White CEO Moonfruit
Simon Williams Chairman Elasticity
Guy Willner CEO Ixcellerate
Scott Wotherspoon CEO Plum
John Younghusband Manager DataArt


The hashtag for discussion this evening is #CEOTales, and if you have any questions that you would particularly like to put to the panel please do send them to us, via

This evening’s event would not have been possible without the support of UBS, Rackspace and Erevena Executive Search, our supporters who are promoting the growth of the tech sector.