- Jeff Bezos
Join us for a unique event - Transformation Day London - and discover first-hand the transformative opportunities of the cloud for your whole organisation.
For the first time, we’re bringing senior executives, business leaders and tech heads together to explore the advantages of the cloud and answer your security, legal and procurement questions.
- Business leaders - If you are a CFO trying to understand the financial impact of cloud adoption, a CMO looking to deliver a personalised experience to your customers or a business leader pushing for digital transformation, this event has sessions tailored to you.
- Legal/procurement leaders - Get answers to your compliance questions around cloud adoption: from GDPR to data privacy laws.
- Technology leaders - Dive deep into services that help power innovation in the enterprise as well as methodologies to help support those innovation efforts. Our AWS experts will be on hand to answer your technical questions during the sessions.
Paul Misener is Amazon.com’s Vice President for Global Innovation Policy and Communications. An Amazon veteran of over 17 years, Paul served as the company’s Vice President for Global Public Policy from February 2000 to May 2016.
Both an engineer and attorney (BS, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Princeton University, 1985; JD, George Mason University, 1993 and Distinguished Achievement Award, 2001), Paul advocates Amazon’s culture of customer-focused innovation; serves as Amazon’s most senior policy spokesperson worldwide; and guides development of Amazon global public policy positions. He has testified before the US Congress over 30 times and frequently before other policymaking bodies around the world.
Gavin is Managing Director of Amazon Web Services in the UK & Ireland and is responsible for driving the teams and strategies that are helping customers and partners to power Britain’s digital economy, through Cloud Computing. Gavin has more than 16 years’ experience working in some of the most prominent technology companies of their time.
Doug joined River Island in 2011 as Chief Information Officer and is responsible for the overall technology strategy for River Island Tech.
Doug has been instrumental in the transformation of the Tech department taking River Island into a new digital environment.
Since 2011 River Island has launched a new web platform, mobile apps and mobile site along with building out international capabilities like language, payment and delivery offerings. Over the past year and into the future Doug will be placing increased focus on service channels, building a store of the future and building a customer focused, digitally engaged agile team. One of his major innovations was the opening of the RI:TECH Shoreditch collaboration hub which has introduced a new way of working for River Island as a whole. His vision and passion is for RI:Tech to be a measured with other Tech organisations and not just those only in the Retail space.
Prior to River Island Doug headed up IT at French Connection working on SAP ERP and working to build up their digital capabilities
Three decades ago, Anne Boden pioneered the UK’s first same-day payment service – and in the process transformed the future of electronic money. Today, that revolutionary zeal continues to inform her work at Starling Bank, the mobile-only current account app she launched earlier this year.
Recently recognised as one of the Global Power Women in FinTech, Anne’s worked at a senior leadership level across some of the world’s best-known financial heavyweights, among them Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland. It was during her tenure as CEO of Allied Irish Banks, however, that she begun to explore the exciting potential of financial technology for transforming customer’s everyday lives.
At heart a tech start up with a banking licence, Starling is a challenger bank built on a foundation of disruptive emerging technology, working to take on traditional legacy banks and help people to develop a healthier relationship with their money.
Andrew joined Aviva in December 2014 as Chief Digital Officer. Andrew is accountable for driving Aviva’s digital transformation, impacting every aspect customer interaction across all Aviva’s markets – offering customers a frictionless digital experience, transparent pricing and increased rewards for their loyalty. Under Andrew’s leadership, Aviva have become digital leaders in the insurance industry, building core digital IP such as “Ask it Never” that delivers both commercial and customer value.
Andrew's previous roles include launching Hive, the Connected Homes division of British Gas and leading the multichannel ecommerce and services businesses at Carphone Warehouse. His early career was in strategy consulting at McKinsey, where he worked on a broad range of assignments in retail and consumer businesses across the globe.
Andrew holds a first class degree in philosophy, politics and economics and an MSc in the economics of developing countries from Oxford University. Andrew also has an MBA from INSEAD, France.
Here’s just a flavour of what you’ll get from attending the Transformation Day in London:
Discover how the cloud can help you innovate, save money, bolster security and improve agility. See how your organisation can respond faster to changing conditions and grow with seamless scalability.
For many, the cloud represents a step into the unknown - raising questions around cost, compliance and security. This is a great opportunity to get clear, pragmatic answers and put your mind at rest.
Innovators, pioneers, growth hackers: meet the people who are achieving great things with the cloud. And yes, they’ll be more than happy to answer your questions – that’s why we invited them!
Share your experiences and best practices with your peers, meet intriguing new thinkers, and gain valuable new contacts. We’re all exploring the world of cloud together, so let’s share, talk and learn.
Be inspired by others’ experiences – hear what organisations like NewsCorp, Netflix and Intuit have achieved with the cloud, and get the knowledge you need to maximise your cloud potential.