Oracle Day 2014 - London
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Turn Digital Disruption into Business Opportunity at
Oracle Day 2014
Trends such as cloud, mobile, social and big data are converging to disrupt old business models and drive global change. Only by embracing this change will organisations be able to get ahead in the digital economy.
Join us at
Oracle Day London
about the convergence of cloud, mobile, social and big data
how digital disruption is transforming business models
how organisations are thriving in the new digital economy
with peers who are facing the same challenges as you
Here’s what some of last year’s attendees said about the event.
“Insightful experience, interesting customer stories and product strategy”
“Great to hear about Oracle's new products to transform business using IT as enabler”
Can’t join us in London? Why not attend either our Dublin or Manchester event. For more information please click below:
Oracle Day Dublin 2014
– 12th November 2014
Oracle Day Manchester 2014
– 18th November 2014
This event is designed for IT Directors, IT Managers, IT Security, Apps-IT, Application Managers, Business Analysts, IT Architects and Enterprise Architects.
For more information and to request your place please email
Oracle Day London 2014 Tracks
Mobile Track: Re-Think Mobile
Mobile is the digital disruptor that has transformed industries and organisations big and small. The enterprise mobile market is expected to bring in $140 billion by 2020 yet today 7 in 10 enterprises are still struggling to keep pace with new mobile devices and systems. Keeping up with new devices, systems and platforms adds cost and complexity - how should an enterprise approach their enterprise mobile strategy? Is it time we re-think mobility? Oracle's Mobile strategy is to provide a complete and flexible solution enabling you to simplify enterprise mobility. Learn how customers are re-thinking their enterprise mobile strategy unifying the client, content, context and cloud in their enterprise mobile strategy.
AppAdvantage Track: Are Your Applications Digital-Ready?
Digital technologies today are influencing $1.1 Trillion in sales touching every aspect of business from operations, employee productivity to sales development, target marketing, product/service delivery, customer outreach, customer engagement and support. If you aren’t taking advantage of digital then your competitors will. Are your business applications digital-ready? Learn how Oracle AppAdvantage provides a framework to extend and enhance your existing applications to embrace digital and leap ahead of the competition.
Your Cloud, Your Way
As digital innovation and disruption affects more and more of your business, Cloud computing becomes even more important. It has been transforming business and IT by enabling greater agility with lower cost and risk. Cloud computing is now mainstream, it's time for your organisation to develop your cloud strategy and roadmap that supports current and future business needs. Learn how Oracle helps customers succeed in their journey to their cloud through a broad portfolio of cloud solutions across SaaS, PaaS and IaaS services deployed in public, private and managed cloud models.
Big Data & Business Analytics Track
As organisations embark on digital transformation, cloud, social, mobile and big data are changing how business gets done. Discovering and predicting insights about people, places and things allows companies to compete in new and innovative ways. Learn how Oracle can help IT to be the true business partner for this transformation by creating an Information Management and Analytic capability for Big Data which allows the business to take advantage of ALL available data, blending traditional technology with new innovations, to make every decision in every part of the organisation the best it can be at the moment that matters.
Customer and Partner
Big Data Track
Senior Director, EMEA Middleware Industry Business Development, Oracle
With more than 12 years of telecom experience, Neil is a frequent speaker on the subject of SOA in telecom, Next Gen Middleware, NGOSS, IT Transformation, Service Delivery Platforms and Virtualization-Cloud computing in Telecom. Neil has experience of working on large scale IT infrastructure or transformation projects in telecom, including; the launch of a new operator in the UK - '3', Telecom Italia's eSOA and SDP projects, MTNs IT & SOA Strategy, BTs 21C initiative and O2s SDP-SOA platform. Prior to joining Oracle, Neil spent eight years with BEA as Director of Telecom Markets.
Vice-President & Chief Information Officer, UPC Ireland
He is responsible for ICT strategy, systems and performance in support of corporate, business and operations functions in UPC Ireland. His previous roles in the business include IT Director and Programme Manager for Strategy and Planning.
Henry has worked in the ICT and telecommunications sector for over 20 years in numerous consulting and senior management roles throughout the industry. He has extensive experience in IT Strategic Planning, IT Operations Management, Delivery, Governance and programmes of effective Business Transformation through Innovation.
His extensive experience also comes from the retail sector, from where he has brought his knowledge, technical skills and management capabilities to his current position as a member of the senior management team, leading the delivery of measurable IT value through improved business performance.
Henry is also a member of the Institute of Directors in Ireland and he is a non-executive Board Director of the State owned transport company Bus Éireann.
UPC is Ireland’s leading TV, broadband and communications innovator. With 1,091,600 individual subscriptions for its digital products and services, UPC’s fibre power network reaches over 856,200 Irish homes, following UPC’s major network investments of over half a billion euro. It is the market leader in triple play service bundles for digital TV, superfast broadband and phone.
Through its major fibre network investments, UPC also provides superfast broadband and communications connectivity to businesses and industry throughout Ireland, underpinning national economic progress.
Global Head of Data at dunnhumby
Matt is an expert in creating business value and competitive advantage via the generation of actionable insights and personalized communications from "big data" and digital solutions. He has 7 years’ experience in using rich behavioral data to drive strategic insights and effective business tactics across multiple sectors (retail, telco, FS, media etc.) and markets (EMEA, Asia, Americas). Currently Matt leads the overall data strategy for dunnhumby, with a focus on data-led innovation, digital personalization, social and mobile media, marketing effectiveness, e-wallet/mobile payments and digital loyalty. He is a regular speaker at industry events and conferences on topics such as "Big Data", Digital Marketing, Media measurement in 21st century and Earning customer loyalty.
Head of Information Systems, Lloyd’s Register
Rod is an Experienced IT Leader with extensive experience in Shipping, Aerospace and Defence (Manufacturing), Retail Finance (Banking and Personal Loans) and Postal Services industries. At Lloyd’s Register, Rod is responsible for all aspects of Global Information Systems Service and New Capability Development for the Marine Business within Lloyd's Register.
CIO BT Group, Global Finance
Chris is the CIO BT Group, Global Finance systems, a role which he has held for the last 2.5 years. He is responsible for the company’s finance systems within 400 business entities across 120 countries. Chris and his team are currently undertaking an end to end transformation/refresh of this estate, its method of operation and associated processes.
Throughout his IT career Chris has worked across a variety of business disciplines with a particular focus on delivering large scale, complex global technology and business transformation including operating model design, integration, migrations, M&A and divestment solutions.
Prior to joining BT Chris provided consultancy to a number of large organisations including Director of Technology Transformation for Virgin Media a role he undertook for 8 years during which he led the integration of Telewest, NTL and Virgin Mobile business as well as the TV divestments of Living TV and UKTV. Chris has also provided consultancy for TalkTalk, O2, T-Mobile, MCI/Worldcom as well as finance, oil and airline industries.
Chris is married with two children and lives in Woburn, Bedfordshire.
BI Delivery lead, Financial Conduct Authority
In his current role as BI Delivery Lead at the FCA, Will workers closely with the lines of business and the technical team to fulfill the FCA remit to regulate the financial services industry in the UK, delivering projects which protect consumers, ensure the industry remains stable and promote healthy competition between financial services providers. Prior to his role at the FCA, Will has held a numbr of IT and Business Consulting positions at BAE, FSA, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cognos, Elsevier Sciences, Britannia Building Society and DHL Freight.
Business Development Director, VocaLink
Nick has nearly 30 years experience in the provision of IT services to the financial sector, both in the UK and internationally and has worked for Reuters, Misys, Logica (CGI) and others.
Nick joined VocaLink in 2010, his business development role is focused entirely upon new developments and initiatives, providing the link between product development and the marketplace. In this role he headed VocaLink’s successful bid for the provision of the Payments Council’s Mobile Payments Service,Paym, a national infrastructure to facilitate mobile payments in the UK which went live on April 29th 2014 with 9 banks and brands. Whilst he continues working with the Payments Council on this initiative and further tranches of bank membership, his current focus is working with new and challenger banks, assisting them in the use of the major UK payment infrastructures.
Senior Manager & Oracle WebCenter Lead, EMEA Hitachi Consulting
Kieren McDonald is a Senior Manager for Hitachi Consulting and is responsible for leading the EMEA WebCenter Competency, project delivery and pre-sales.
Kieren joined Hitachi Consulting in 2012 and assists customers with their strategy, architecture, best practice and problem resolution. Kieren leads the pre-sales and project delivery for WebCenter projects, often integrated with back end applications. Kieren also participates in the Oracle UX advisory board, which focuses on Fusion Applications.
Kieren's 11 years experience comes mainly from working independently, Oracle Consulting and Stellent Consulting. Kieren holds a BSc from University of Wales, Aberystwyth and is married with one child, living in Milton Keynes.
PTP Technology Stabilisation Manager, John Lewis Partnership
Lucy Powell joined the John Lewis Partnership (JLP) on their IT graduate scheme 4 years ago. JLP have been engaged in a major Personnel transformation programme in which Lucy has worked as a Functional Consultant, Process Lead and is now managing the Technology stabilisation for the programme.
CTO, Business Information Management, Capgemini
Manuel Sevilla is the global Chief Technical Officer (CTO) for Capgemini Business Information Management (BIM). Manuel monitors the Big Data and Analytics market, works closely with the vendors to understand their roadmap and to be able to advise Capgemini customers on their strategic investments. As Enterprise Architect, with a strong expertise in Big Data & BI, in the management of extreme volumes of data, and in Information Governance, Manuel is used to design complete Business Information solutions that are an active part of the customer organisation’s information systems.
Chief Technology Officer, Cintra
As chief technology officer and co-founder, Abdul Sheikh is the technical force behind the Cintra group of companies. Based on his deep knowledge of database technologies with his business sense, Abdul has co-piloted the growth of Cintra Software, Cintra Corporation UK, Cintra Technology Ireland and Cintra Investments since 1996.
Abdul identifies his approach to successful architectures is based on a simple formula, a foundation of extreme due diligence built into blueprints and processes mitigate risk and ensure success. Abdul’s persistence and drive towards that objective has established a global Cintra knowledge base, which has been developed over 20 years in the Oracle industry and now forms the backbone to Cintra’s services.
Head of Technology, Tesco
Big Data Track
Paul Rodwick, VP Product Management, Oracle
Matt Keylock, Global Head of Data, dunnhumby
Bernard Wheeler, Solution Director, Oracle
Chris Royles, Principal Sales Consultant, Oracle
Madhur Hemnani, Principal Sales Consultant, Oracle
Michael Connaughton, Director Big Data, Oracle EMEA
Track Host: Andrew Bushby, Technology Director Mobile and Security, Oracle
Martin Cookson, Director Mobile, Oracle EMEA
Simon Cook, Principal Consultant, Oracle
Roderick Furmston-Evans - Head of Information Systems, Lloyd’s Register
Mike Blackmore, Director, Advanced Technology Solutions, Oracle
Nick Daniel, Buisness Development Director, VocaLink
Paul Toal, Senior Principal Consultant
Danny Healy, Director of Internet of Things, Oracle EMEA
Track Host: Duncan Harvey, Director of Business Development, EMEA Technology, Oracle
James Allerton-Austin, Director, Product Management, Oracle
Cord Oestmann, Master Principal Sales Consultant, Oracle
Steve Coleman, Master Prinsipal Sales Consultant, Oracle
Duncan Harvey, Director of Business Development, EMEA Technology
Christopher Akathiotis, CIO Group Global Finance Systems, BT
Hrvoje Rodic, Head of Technology, Tesco
Tania Le Voi, Director Product Management, Oracle
Track Host: Mark Farrow-Smith, Technology Director, Fusion Middleware, Oracle
Siddhartha Agarwal, VP Product Management, Oracle
Lucy Powell PTP Technology Stabilisation Manager, John Lewis Partnership
Kieren McDonald, WebCenter Architect, Hitachi
Sanjay Pradhan, Principle Consultant, Oracle
Will Kitcher, BI Delivery lead, Financial Conduct Authority
Neil Spink, Senior Principal Consultant, Oracle
Jacky Toon, Solution Director, Oracle
Oracle Day 2014 Partner Opportunities
Oracle Day 2013 played host to 5 partners both exhibiting and speaking and there are a number of different opportunities available for Oracle partners at the 2014 event, all of which can be tailored to your specific needs. For more information please email
Big Data & Business Analytics Track Sponsor
To lead in the market, you need the right business intelligence so that you can make the best business decisions. Get the intelligence you need with Capgemini Business Information Management (BIM) and Oracle. With almost 140,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. Our Oracle BIM team draws on extensive expertise gained through hundreds of successful BI, Analytics and Big Data implementations. Capgemini’s technology expertise coupled with industry best practices helps you take full advantage of your existing investment in Oracle or carry out a migration to an Oracle solution.
Learn more about us at
Cloud Track Sponsor
Cintra is a Global Platinum Oracle Partner and leading database services provider, providing architecture roadmaps, blueprinted design and low risk implementation services.
Cintra's proactive managed services for Oracle and SQL Server architectures are based on a foundation of proven processes, best practices and blueprints that ensure well managed low risk delivery of expert database support services.
Cintra’s established database blueprints and processes result in rapid, predictable, reliable installations that avoid common pitfalls such as poorly configured hardware and operating systems, incorrectly configured databases. Cintra’s Platinum Partner status positions Cintra as a leading reseller of Oracle hardware and software technology products.
AppAdvantage Track Sponsor
Hitachi Consulting is the global management consulting and IT services business of Hitachi Ltd., a global technology leader and a catalyst of sustainable societal change. In that same spirit—and building on its technology heritage—Hitachi Consulting is a catalyst of positive business change, propelling companies ahead by enabling superior operational performance. Working within their existing processes and focusing on targeted functional challenges, we help our clients respond to dynamic global change with insight and agility. Our unique approach delivers measurable, sustainable business results and a better consulting experience.
Frontera Consulting LLC is a leading provider of business and technology consulting services to global organisations. We work closely with our clients to create transformational solutions to meet business needs and drive performance. Our mission is to effect sustainable change for our clients, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.
Headquartered in New York with operations in London, Canada and Hong Kong, along with a development center in India, Frontera serves clients across North America, Europe and Asia. The Frontera executive team has worked together since 1997 and our team of professionals average more than 15 years of focused industry and technology experience spanning financial services, telecommunications, media, entertainment, life sciences, energy, and the public sector.
Our Experience. Your Success.
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Enigen UK are an award winning CRM and Customer Experience (CEM/CX) consultancy organisation, and Oracle's Applications Partner of the Year 2014.
We work with our customers to analyse, build, and define their strategy, and map their customer journey across multiple channels. We then enable this strategy through the implementation of best-of-breed Oracle CX Applications.
The Enigen Enterprises Group has 8 offices spanning Europe and South America. As a business, we pride ourselves on differentiation and value, with a focus on personal service, flexibility and niche application knowledge that allows our customers to achieve their business targets quickly and efficiently.
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For the second year running, Oracle Day London 2014 will be held at The Lancaster Hotel. Situated in Central London, just moments away from Hyde Park, The Lancaster offers easy access to the rest of London via central Line (Lancaster Gate Station).
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