London – April 21, 2009
Geek’nRolla is sponsored by means of Viadeo one of the crucial largest expert gracious networks in the world, and supported by way of UK exchange and investment, as well as NESTA, the countrywide Endowment for Science, know-how & the arts. Geek’n Rolla is also supported through our strategic accomplice, faculty for Startups. and never handiest will we be having a very good day of dazzling content for tech startups, we’re planning the mother of all night networking parties at one of London’s premier venues, Cafe de Paris kindly sponsored via Winston & Strawn’s Bootlaw.
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Venue:RIBA Royal Institute of British Architects66, Portland PlaceLondonW1B 1ADNearest Tube: Regents Park, tremendous Portland road and Oxford CircusMap
10.00 Registration – espresso and Tea
10.18 Opening Remarks
10.20 Europe, The closing Countdown – The good, the infamous and the SuperBad
Inma Martinez Stradbroke AdvisorsInma Martinez is one of the world’s leading digital media strategists, described by FORTUNE and TIME as one in all Europe’s appropriate potential in Judi bola Human factors and companionate Engagement through technology. Switching a career in the monetary markets at Goldman Sachs and The Institute for Infrastructure Finance, she joined Cable & instant in the mid-Nineteen Nineties to kind their New technologies Advisory, above all concentrated on the cyber web and IP functions. Co-founder in 1999 of get away pace, a 3i-funded AI application enterprise within the early days of cellular functions and selected by Lehman Brothers as probably the most proper 20 application startups to watch, her work offering transformational technologies to customers has persevered to-date. main other know-how corporations within the UK and Finland, her client work moved in opposition t govt Advisory and in 2006 she situated Stradbroke Advisors, a digital media and fund raising consultancy working with undertaking Capital organizations 3i, Index Ventures, massive companies NOKIA Finland, Blyk, BBC, MTV Networks, HP, IBM in addition to internet 2.0 startups and movie and television production businesses. She is additionally an advisor to the ecu expertise commission. Working across a large choice of projects, she considers herlself lucky and honoured to have been at once concerned in the emergence of a lot of today’s digital technologies internet 2.0, cell, Wifi, Blogs and to work with some of the most appropriate abilities in the medium. Her work as business guide has also persisted, being voted top-rated Contributor to the Formation of Digital Media method at the 2001 European management forum, a Fortune 500 CEO and european Governors summit, and being ranked in 2005 by pink Herring amongst the correct 40 most influential women in expertise. She speaks and writes in the media about investing in innovation, nurturing leadership, developing nearer relationships between companies and their shoppers by way of digital environments and transforming “lifestyles-As-We- comprehend-It” because of know-how.
10.35 The Masterplan – how to rent a crew of co-workers Andy McLoughlin, CEO HuddleDefying his mom’s assistance that ‘the web will not ever assume off’, Andy all started tinkering with the internet within the mid-nineties earlier than beginning his profession at Fibernet community plc because the business’s European webmaster in 2001. In 2003 Andy helped found KnowledgeCenter, a data administration consultancy focused on the London assurance market. all the way through his time at the business he provided web content material and talents administration consultancy to a few famous international valued clientele including QBE, Benfield, Catlin, Arthur J Gallagher and Montpelier Re. With more than 10 years of business event, Andy is an expert in box of on-line collaboration and is closely involved within the London open-up neighborhood. Andy holds a degree in Economics from the institution of Sheffield, however has all the time regretted not gaining knowledge of some thing greater practical like computing device Science. In his spare time he enjoys fencing and skiing both reasonably badly however excels at sitting in sunny beer gardens discussing movies, tune and cool stuff he recently saw online.
10.50 good day you, get off of my cloud – Launching your startup on a cloud computing infrastructure Joe Drumgoole, CTO and Founder PutPlacemJoe Drumgoole is a a software business veteran of 20 years standing who has been using Amazon’s cloud computing atmosphere considering that it launched in 2006. He has a music record of expertise success in Irish application corporations together with CR2, Cape Clear, LeCayla and PutPlacem. he’s a daily speaker at conferences.
eleven.05 Paper Planes – Monetising your startup from the be aware go along with advertising and affiliates” Joe Stepniewski, co-founder SkimlinksJoe Stepniewski is the co-founding father of Skimlinks, a service that helps publishers monetise their content by way of internet affiliate marketing, via converting outbound hyperlinks into affiliate links on-the-fly – a simplified manner that aggregates together over sixteen affiliate networks. Working with a various range of web publishers, Joe has event assisting add affiliate marketing to their earnings strategy, and finished in an ethical method. Joe’s heritage, and passion, is cyber web advertising: his previous enterprise buyssells dependent content material and affiliate web sites, hence specialised in refining, riding traffic to and monetizing websites via search engine optimisation, PPC and respectable web site design. Joe is a recent -holic and spends a long way too a good deal time being a geek.