Innovation in Cloud

America Square Conference Centre London

7th July, 2022




Registration and Networking 


Opening & Welcome
Andrew Delaney,
President & Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group


Practitioner Innovation Interview: Data infrastructure innovation with a data mesh

  • How to shift from monolithic architecture to a data mesh platform
  • How to scale up and industrialise production with cloud 
  • How a data mesh influences a dev ops culture and agile ways of working
  • How a data mesh platform supports the development of new data products and data innovation at scale

Interview with:
Sunny Jaisinghani, Technology Platform Owner – Data Mesh, Former HSBC
Simon Massey, Data Mesh Lead, Former HSBC
Interviewed by:
Duncan Cooper, Head of OMNI Digital Services, BNY Mellon


Panel: Transitioning from legacy data infrastructures to agile and accessible digital platforms

  • Limitations of legacy data infrastructures in today’s data driven and digital world
  • Components of the modern data stack and how to approach technology modernisation
  • Integration: How to approach and implement interoperability with legacy systems and workflows
  • How to manage and optimise your hybrid and multi-cloud environment strategy

Moderator: Colin Gibson, Senior Advisor and Regional Advocate, EDM Council
Hugh Davidson,
Head of Data Management, Man Group
Oli Bage,
Distinguished Engineer | Head of Architecture, Data & Analytics, LSEG
Dan Seal,
SVP, Streaming Analytics, KX
Ihyeeddine Elfeki,
Trading & Risk Management Solutions Lead, Luxoft
Ben Jefferys,
Senior Technical Pre-Sales, Genesis


Case Study: Leveraging the cloud to enable CeFi institutions to access DeFi ecosystems

  • Accelerating bespoke build using cloud native technology
  • Industrialising cybersecurity with complex highly integrated cloud solutions
  • Bridging TradFi and new DeFi models

Hirander Misra, Chairman & CEO, GMEX Group
James Wilson, Director, Banking & Capital Markets, Luxoft


Coffee and networking


Fireside Chat: Building a next generation platform for fixed income data distribution at Neptune Networks
Interview with: Adedamola Adetola, Senior Sales Executive, Genesis
Interviewed by: Andrew Delaney, President & Chief Content Officer, A-Team Group


Case Study: Harnessing analytics with robust data management for real time insight and decision making

  • How to implement data sourcing, integration and governance processes
  • How to ensure data quality across multiple lines of business
  • The critical role of cloud technologies in enabling scalability and agility in the data platform

Ilija Zovko, Senior Researcher, Aspect Capital
Dan Seal, SVP, Streaming Analytics, KX


Panel: Driving data & AI innovation for business transformation 

  • Use cases for advanced analytics
  • Connecting and unifying data: How to bring structured and unstructured data together across different systems and formats for faster insights 
  • How to use open source, cloud native tools and emerging technologies to simplify and streamline data processing to support fast, accurate and meaningful business analytics
  • Talent and skills for an agile data and analytics team

Moderator: Sarah Belsham, Data, Analytics and Insights Partner, RSM
Peter Jackson, Director, Chief Data and Analytics Officer, Carruthers & Jackson
Nav Hira,
Head of Data Management, Bond Radar
Andrea Nardon,
CIO, Creed & Bear





Agenda subject to change