Headline Keynote Speaker 2023

Tim Peake OBE

British Astronaut

16:40 Thursday 21 September 2023 Y-Axis Keynote Theatre

The European Space Agency's first British astronaut to travel to the International Space Station.

Previously an Army Air Corp officer and test pilot, his work on the ISS and active engagement with the public back on Earth has made him a household name and role model to millions.

Author of Sunday Times Best-Selling book, Limitless: The Autobiography.

A-Z Speakers

Andrey Eidelman

Director of Product Security

Abel Aboh

Data Management Lead

Chloe Aboud

Partner Relations Executive

Guy Adams

CTO & Co-Founder, DataOps.Live

Anusha Adige

Manager, Data Management and Strategy, EY

Ben Adler

Senior Data Scientist

Simon Adler

Senior Director of Solution Engineering, Pyramid Analytics

Jennifer Agnes

Managing Director, US

Akinola Akinyemi

Head of Data Science

Max Alexander

Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer

Mohammad Ali

Group Product Manager

Chris Allen

Director of Marketing

Simon Ambridge

Solution Architect, Streamsets

Flemming Anderson

VP WW Sales, VERTICA at Opentext

Jesse Anderson

Data Engineer, Creative Engineer, and Managing Director, Big Data Institute

Vicky Andonova

Manager, Applied Machine Learning, Anomalo

Professor Ashok Jashapara

Professor of Innovation Studies

Ines Ashton

Director Of Advanced Analytics

Nicola Askham

The Data Governance Coach

Adam Astle

Head of Software Development

David Atherton

Technical Director

Nicolas Averseng

Founder and CEO, YOOI

Behrad Babaee

Technology Evangelist, Aerospike

Bindu Bakrania

Head of Data & Analytics – Legal & General Capital

Adelina Balasa

Senior AI Cloud Solution Architect

Beat Bannwart

Product Manager

Dilshad Begum Shaik

Senior Product Manager

Harry Benham

Inclusion Specialist

Dennis Bennett

Principal Sales Engineer, Progress

Guro Bergan

GM, EMEA, Fivetran

Lee Biggenden

COO & Co-Founder, Nephos Technologies

Di Black

Managing Director, Applied Intelligence FS Data Science Lead UKI, Accenture

Adon Blackwood

Security & Compliance Technical Specialist

Helen Blaikie

Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Anders Bogsnes

Master Expert

Martin Brett

Head of Data Engineering - Digital

Alexis Brooker

Lead R&D for AI and Product Discovery, Cirium

Doug Brown

Chief Data Scientist and Vice President of Data and AI , National Cash Register

Gavin Brown

Chief Data Architect - Data Governance Product Manager

Dr Iain Brown

Head of Data Science

Fiona Browning

AI and Data Systems Group Principal, Defence, Science and Technology Laboratory

Dane Buchanan

Global Director of Data, Analytics & Technology, M&C Saatchi Performance

Emili Budell Rhodes

Lead Evangelist for Engineering Culture

Jodie Burchell

Developer Advocate for Data Science, Jetbrains

Kevin Burnley

Director of Technical Sales

Antje Bustamante

Director of Data & Analytics

Danielle Calabrese


nuno Capeta

Senior Director of Data Engineering, HelloFresh

Blaine Carper

Manager, Marketing Strategy & Analytics, Snowflake

Sarah Carthy

Senior Solutions Architect, Databricks

David Castro-Gavino

Global Vice President of Data, HelloFresh

Ramon Chen

Chief Product Officer, acceldata

Davin Chia

Engineering Lead, Airbyte

Ed Child

Global Head Consumer Data & Digital Analytics, Costa Coffee

Marek Chlebicki

Head of Group IT Strategy & Transformation

Craig Civil

Director of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence,

Jez Clark

Co-Founder & CEO, Eden Smith

Capucine Claude

Senior Data Product Manager

Henry Cleland

Director of Engineering - KnowledgeDiscovery

Yoav Cohen

Co-Founder & CTO

Jasmine Coll

Senior Director Marketing Analytics, Expedia

Laia Collazos

Chief Data & Analytics Officer

Tim Connold

Product and Customer Director

Michelle Conway

Lead Data Scientist, Lloyds Banking Group

Ben Cooper


Valeria Cortez

Senior Data Scientist, Monzo

Trish Costello

Head of EMEA Privacy

Natalie Cramp

CEO, profusion

Gary Cronin

Director Digital Transformation, Data, Engineering & Insights, Grant Thornton

Tom Cronin

Decision and Data Science Director, Vanquis Bank

Rebecca Crook

Chief Growth Officer, CI&T

Tony Cui

Senior Data Engineering Manager, fanduel

Helen Cullis

Data Governance Manager, Funding Circle

Antonio Curado

Technical Lead - Data, Deliverect

Hung Dang

CEO & Founder, Y42

Bandhu Das

Head of Data Transformation, Defra

Elizabeth Davies

Senior Insights Manager, AB Inbev

Hilda Davies

Field CTO, Snowflake

Phil Davies

Lead Data Engineer, Data Platforms, Disney Entertainment & ESPN

Hannah Davies

Head of Data Academy, Admiral

Richard Davis

CDO, Ofcom

Lucio De Godoy

Chief Data Officer

Rick DeMare

Global Business Development Leader, Starburst

Anthony Deighton

General Manager of Data Products, Tamr

Stephane Derosiaux

CTO, Conduktor

Tina Diamond

Director of Data & AI, Microsoft UK Solutions

Charlie Dickens

Research Scientist, Yahoo

Laurent Dresse

Chief Evangelist, DataGalaxy

Olivia Duane Adams

Chief Advocacy Officer

Nick Duce

Senior Manager, Customer Strategy & Insights, Alation

Saurabh Dutta

Senior Product Manager, Gathr

Simon Dürr

Product Owner, Porsche

Emma Eatch

Head of Clinical Analytics, Boots

Kinda El Maarry

Data Governance Director, Prima

Mirit Eldor

Executive Vice President, Strategy, Elsevier

Steve Elliot

Managing Director, LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Chester Enslin

Enterprise Integration & Software Quality Assurance, Johannesburg Stock Exchange

Dr Vincent Evans

Spacecraft Subsystem Data Scientist

Elly Evans

Director of Marketing Analytics, Expedia

Gwyn Evans

Data Scientist

Vincent Fages Gouyou

EMEA Director of Product Management, Denodo

Peyman Fakharian

Senior Engineering Manager, Quantcast

Sean Falconer

Head of Marketing and Developer Relations, Skyflow

Wissem Fathallah

Co-founder and CPO, Sifflet

Daniel Fedak


Mike Ferguson

VP EMEA, redpoint

Mike Ferguson

Conference Chair

Vanessa Fernandes

Head of CDO advisory & data management, Capgemini

Dan Fiehn

Group Chief Operating Officer and Board Member

Victor Filipescu

Data Architecture Senior Director, NTT Data

George Firican

Founder, LightsOnData

Matt Flenley

Head of Marketing, Datactics

Jason Foster

CEO, Cynozure

Murray Foxcroft

Chief Technology Officer

Juliane Franze

Senior Technical Specialist

Lee Fulmer

Chief Data Officer

Ammara Gafoor

Principal Technologist, Data & AI, Thoughtworks

Tudor Galos

Senior Consultant, Tudor Galos Consulting

Ben Gamble

Developer Relations Manager

Balaji Ganesan

CEO and Co-Founder, Privacera

Ryan Garland

Co-founder & CTO, Infer Labs

Ross Gaskell

Software Engineering Manager, BBC Studios

Joey Gaspierik

Enterprise Account Executive, AnswerRocket

Ryan Gates

VP Sales

Richard Gaunt

Head of Data Engineering and Technology innovation, Experian

Bas Geerdink

Tech Lead, Aizonic

Major George R McCrea

Senior Product Manager and Military Liaison

Joshua Geron

AI Strategy Director

Serge Gershkovich

Developer Advocate, sqlDBM

susan Geuens

Director Data Governance & Product Data

Jitesh Ghai

EVP and Chief Product Officer, Informatica

Francesco Gianferrari Pini

Co-Founder, Quantyca

Abi Gilbertson

Technical Analyst, McLaren Racing

Tom Giles

Business Improvement Director, Wilson James

Colm Ginty

Customer Success Engineer, Actian

Andrea Gioia

CTO, Quantyca

Tim Glaser

Co-Founder & CTO

Neeraj Goel Mittal

Global Head of Data, Analytics & AI

Amir Goldberg

Senior Product Manager, Datorios

Callum Golds

Strategic Alliances & Partnership Director

Alon Goren


Rebecca Gorman

Co-Founder and CEO

Sinead Graf

Head of Colleague Experience for Digital, Data and Cloud

James Gray

Data Scientist

Adam Greco

Product Evangelist, Amplitude

Barry Green

Chief Data Officer

Jia-Yan Gu

Principal Engineer, Natwest

Ruchit Gupta-Chaudhary

Director of Data & Technology

Marc Hansen

Head of Reference Data, Quality and Governance

Guy Hardonag

Software Engineer, LakeFS

Jason Hardy

Chief Technology Officer WW, Data Intelligence Portfolio, Hitachi Vantara

Dan Harris

Chief revenue Officer

Eleanor Harry

CEO, Hace

Gerard Harvey

Solutions Manager

Craig Haughan

VP, Data Engineering and Architecture

Emily Hayward

Transformation Team Manager, Financial Conduct Authority

Liz Henderson

Data Queen, Capgemini

Rachel Heppinstall

Senior Director – Data & Analytics

Jack Herklots

Data Science Manager

Sebastian Herold

Senior Principal Data Engineer, Zalando

Anton Hmelnitski

Marketing Technology Manager, Bolt

Maya Hodroj

Head of Product

Martin Holland

Co-Chief Data Architect, HSBC Wholesale

Bethany Hope Archer

Data Analytics Consultant, Advancing Analytics

Sonja Horn

Data Scientist, EQT Motherbrain

Pan Hu

Senior Data Scientist, Monzo

Ollie Hughes

Co-Founder and CEO, Count

Alison Huselid

SVP Product

Lou Hutchins

Senior Strategy Advisor, Cynozure

Irene Iriarte Carretero

Data Science & Insights Lead

Ananth Iyer

Senior Engineer

Jennifer Jackson

CMO, Actian

Peter Jackson

Chief Data & Technology Officer

Rob Jackson-Jones

Senior Product Manager - Data Fabric

Vrashank Jain

Product Manager, Dell Technologies

Ravit Jain

Founder & Host

Dana James Edwards

Global Head of Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Kubrick

Victor Jansson

Manager, Solutions Architecture - Startups UK & Ireland

Rav Johal

Regional Sales Manager, Domo

David Johnson

Director of Strategic Architecture EMEA, Domo

Andrew Jones


Andrew Jones

Principal Data Engineer, GoCardless, Author and Creator, Data Contracts

Raj Joseph


Ieva Juknaite

Data Performance and Analytics Manager, Vita Health Group

Lani Kakiet

Principal Solution Consultant, Treasure Data

Jay Kakkad

Vasiliy Kaminskiy

Data Science Lead, Jetbrains

Jamie Kapper

Head of Global Talent Acquisition

Alex Karim

Azure Innovation GTM Manager

Lexy Kassan

Senior Data and AI Strategist, Databricks

Dan Keeley

Chief Engineer

David Keens

Vice President of Product, Acxiom

Kristen Kehrer

Data Evangelist

Edward Kent

Technical Lead, Autotrader

Nina Kerkez

Senior Director Strategy

Maxim Khan

SVP Analytics Products and Data Platform

Izaan Khan

Data Privacy Analyst, NOW:Pensions

Varun Khandelwal

Senior Sales Engineer

Vasudha Khandeparkar

Head of Channel and Location Analytics, Barclays

Albin Kjellin

Customer Engineer

Susanne Knorr

Head of Place Intelligence, Connected Kerb

Jakub Korab

Jakub Korab, Senior Manager, Advisory Architecture, Confluent

Wiebke Krasting

VP Data Engineering

Prathiba Krishna

AI & Ethics Lead, SAS

Austin Kronz

Director of Data Strategy, Atlan

Madhukar Kumar

CMO, SingleStore

Kshitij Kumar

Chief Data Officer

Michal Kurowski

Group IT Transformation Leader

John Kutay

Director of Product

Sue Laine

Global Director of Solutions Strategists, Quest

Akhil Lalwani

Chief Data Officer

Jack Lambert

Research and Innovation Manager, Jaguar TCS Racing

Thibault Latrace

Data Engineer

Ivor Lawrence

Vice President, Firmwide Data Office

Keith Lawrence

EMEA Sales Specialist

Yann Le Rouzic

Streaming Platform Lead, Natwest

Carys Lees

Head of Data Strategy

Adrienne Leonard

Head of Data Science

Matthew Leopold

Head of Brand, PR and Content Marketing

Dave Lewis

Global Advisory CISO, Cisco

Jeremy Lilley

UK Government Affairs Manager

Jay Limbasiya

Global AI Dell Technologies

Patrik Liu Tran

CEO & Co-Founder, Validio

Dom Loffredo

VP Engineering

Andy Lole


Fabienne Lornage

Data Protection Officer

James Lupton

CTO, Cynozure

Jefferson Lynch

CEO, red Olive and Data Toolkit Company

Krishna Maheshwari

Chief Product Officer, Neuroblade

Kjartan Malthe-Sørenssen

Snr. Software developer

Divya Manii

Reporting Analytics Lead

Helen Mannion

Global Data Officer

Victor Manuel Munoz Berti

Principal Software Engineer

Roberto Maranca

Energy Management Data Officer, Schneider Electric

Michael Marciano

Head of Product

Chido Masaire

Data Science Manager, EIP

Lindsay Mason

Head of Data Management, Governance and Skills Development Defence Data Office, Defence Digital

Maarten Masschelein

Co-Founder and CEO

Christian Mastrodonato

Senior Director Software Engineering

Claire May

Tristan Mayer


Andy Mayne

Head of Data Science, AI & Operational Research , NHS Somerset Foundation Trust

Di Mayze

Global Head of Data and AI, WPP

Terry McCann

CEO, Advancing Analytics

Shaun McGirr

Field CDO at Dataiku

Taylor McGrath

VP of Solutions Engineering, Rivery

Neil McIvor

Chief Data Officer, Department of Education

Emma McQuillan

Data & Analytics Manager

Duncan Mears

VP & Head of Sales, Digital Solutions

Marios Michailidis

Director Customer Data Science, H20.AI

Tom Milner

Data Engineering Manager, tenable

Alberto Miorin

Director of Data Engineering, OneFootball

Ventura Miquel Gomez

Global Chief Technology & Operating Officer

Robin Moffatt

Principal DevEx Engineer

Sanjeev Mohan

Principal, SanjMo

Matthew Montero

Vice President & Head of Enterprise Data Services

Ben Montgomery

Senior AI Governance Consultant at Dataiku

Miguel Morgado

SPO Digital Products, OneWeb

Sandra Morris

Head of Customer Success EMEA, Monte Carlo

Jordan Morrow

Owner and Founder, Bodhi Data

Barr Moses

CEO & Co-Founder, Monte Carlo

Nadia Moses

Data Engineer

Andy Mott

EMEA Head of Partner Solutions Architecture, Data Mesh Lead, Starburst.

Stuart Mould

Product Owner, Conduktor

Michael Moulsdale

Senior Product Manager, Alation

Sabahe Mrizag

Director of BI & Data

Karen Mullins

Senior director Audience Marketing, Expedia

Max Murakami

AI Platform Specialist Solution Architect

Óscar Méndez

CEO and Co-Founder, Stratio

Caitlin Neale

Head of Insight & Performance, Cancer Research

Tanya Nitzsche

Vice President Software Sales, One Data

Karima Noren

Co-Founder, the Privacy Compliance Hub

Niamh O’Brien

Senior Manager, Solution Architecture

Callum O’Connor

Analytics Engineer, Adaptavist

Anoop Odedra

Principal Consultant

Eric Omwega

VP of Marketing, rudderstack

Dominic Orsini

Lead Solution Architect

Ela Osterberger

VP Data, Wetransfer

Yetkin Ozkucur

Data Intelligence Practice Lead, Quest

Grace O’Halloran

Senior Data Engineering Consultant, Advancing Analytics



Alok Pareek

Founder and EVP Products

Laura Paterson

Head of Data & Analytics

Tom Payne

Data Governance Manager, Reach PLC

Chris Pearce

Head of Data Science

Normand Peladeau

President, Provalis Research

Mara Pereira

Founder and Chief Power BI Architect

Andy Pernsteiner

Field CTO

Andy Petrella

CPO and founder

Lorenzo Pirazzini

Senior Big Data Engineer, Agile Lab

James Pitchforth

Head Of Data Management

Santiago Pombo

Director, Product Manager - Search, Thoughtspot

Brian Pont

VP Customer Success, Safe Software

David Pool

Data, AI & ML Practice Director

Craig Porteous

Principal Consultant

Chris Potter

Global Applied Analytics, Cereal Partners Worldwide

Katarina Pranjic

Head of Regulation and Policy

Richard Prentice

Head of Sales Analytics, RX Global

Ted Prince

Group Chief Product Officer

Mark Pryce-Maher

Senior Program Manager - Microsoft Fabric, Microsoft UK

Peter Pugh-Jones

Director, Financial Services, Confluent

Anup Purewal

Head of Data Science & Insights

Thomas Qian

Co-Chief Data Architect, HSBC Wholesale

Lisa Rabone

Sustainable Data Adviser

Klara Raic

Analytics Engineering Manager, Monzo

Mona Rakibe

Co-Founder and CEO, Telmai

Paul Rankin

Head of Data Management Platforms, Roche

Adrian Raudaschl

Senior Product Manager

Terry Ray

SVP Data Security, imperva

Amy Raygada

Senior Data Product Owner - Enablement Team

Alex Read

Senior Manager of Data Platforms, EDF

Aimee Reed

Director of Data

David Reed

Chief Knowledge Officer and Evangelist

Gavita Regunath

Head of AI , Advancing Analytics

John Reid

Senior Product Manager

Joe Reis

Independent Speaker

Dave Rice


Mat Richardson

Head of Business Intelligence, Evolution Funding

Guillaume Riflet

Data Engineer

Stephen Roberts

Strategic Projects Director, Billigence

Glen Robinson

National Technology Officer, Microsoft UK

Jonathan Robson

Data Governance Director, precisely

Bruno Roque

Head of Data Engineering

Mike Rosam

CEO, Quix

Wannes Rosiers

Head of Product, Raito

Dr Katie Russell

Data Director

Ali Saad

Lead Data Scientist, Connected Kerb

Solange Sabral

Partner and Executive VP, CI&T

Lauren Sager Weinstein

Chief Data Officer

Vaida Savickiene

Group Data Science Lead

Jörg Schad

CTO, ArangoDB

Sachiko Scheuing

Director Data Privacy and Women Lead Co-Chair, Acxiom

Brad Schneider

Founder & CEO, Nomad Data

Mark Sear

Director of Data Analytics and AI/ML

David Searro


David Shannon

Head of Hyperautomation, SAS

Athena Sharma

Senior director Consulting

Sonam Sharma

Lead Architect, Gathr

Marion Shaw

Head of Data & Analytics

Yi Shin Ng

Head, Data Planning and Performance, Petronas

Tomer Shiran

Founder & Chief Product Officer

Tun Shwe

VP Data, Quix

Jan Siml

Head of Data & Product Insight

Amarjeet Singh Khalsa

Solutions Architect, Gathr

Amardeep Sirha

Co-Founder and Head of Technology, amarti

Barry Smart

Director of Data and AI, Endjin

Anthony Smith

AI Strategy Director

Julie Smith

Director of Data & Analytics, Alation

Ashwinth Solomon

Head of Marketing, Zoho Analytics

Neil Sparrow

Head of Data and Analytics, Adaptavist

Ruth Spencer

Data Leadership Consultant

Christina Stathopoulos


Steph Stedman

Senior Digital Engineer

Thomas Steinborn

SVP Products, DataOps.Live

Joe Steiner

CTO, Dell Technologies

Tristan Stevens

Director of Customer Success, Redpanda

Kate Strachnyi

Founder, Datacated

Alex Stuart

Senior Solutions Engineer, Confluent

Robin Sutara

Chief Technology Officer (EMEA), Databricks

Daniel Svonava

CEO, Superlinked

Fiona Sweeney

Partnerships Director

Christian Tabb

Co-Founder & CCO, LEIT Data

Ayo Taiwo

Director of Analytics & Business Intelligence, Expedia

Jovita Tam

Data Privacy & Regulations Customer Experience Global Program Leader, Kyndryl

Leon Tang

VP of Analytics , Fresha

Sarah Tantin

Information Law Consultant, Information Governance Services

Svetlana Tarnagurskaja

CEO and Co-Founder, The Dot Collective

Scott Taylor

The Data Whisperer

Clare Taylor

Data Analytics Manager

Lily Tebbutt

Senior Business Intelligence Analyst

Ellie Theaker

Enterprise Account Director

Simon Thelin

Lead Data Engineer, 7bridges

Gayathri Thiyagarajan

Engineering Lead, AWS

Claire Thompson

Group Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Legal & General

Adam Thompson

Head of Digital Product & Experience

Major Tim Peake CMG

Astronaut and STEM Ambassador

Tori Tompkins

Senior Data Science Consultant, Advancing Analytics

Simone Torino

Global Head of Utilities

Kishor Toshniwal

Chief Architect, Community Fibre

Martin Traverso

Co-creator of Trino, CTO. Starburst Data

Clara Triboul

Head of Analytics, Oliver Agency

Michel Tricot

Co-Founder & CEO

Peggy Tsai

Chief Data Officer, BigID

Dorota Tsatsaris

VP Technology

Simon Turner

CTO, UK & Ireland

Chris Unwin

EMEA Solutions Engineer, Collibra

Bart Vandekerckhove

CEO & Co-Founder, Raito

Manca Vitorino

Data Operations Director, ICIS

Ajay Vohora

VP for AI, Data & Analytics

Lauren Walker

Head of Data & Analytics, UKI Accenture Song

Elise Walker

Data Platform Director, Walgreens Boots Alliance

Susan Walsh

Founder/Owner, The Classification Guru

Tim Ward

CEO & Co-Founder, Cluedin

Matt Wardle

UX Director

John Wasserman

Data Architect, Airbyte

Ira Watt

People Insights Manager

Inna Weiner

Senior Engineering Manager, Google

Sebastian Weir

Intelligence & Insights Practice Leader, IBM

Dominic Wellington

Enterprise Architect, Snaplogic

Zack Wenthe

Director of Customer Marketing

James White

Director of Product, Conduktor

Chris Williams

CIO, Community Fibre

Claire Williams

Vice President - Analytics & AI

Mark Wilmshurst

Chief Architect

Chris Wirt

Staff Software Engineer, Quantcast

Tomasz Wnorowski

Associate Director, Visual Analytics & Data Preparation, Alcon

Karin Wolok

DevRel Consultant, Project Elevate

Darren Wood

Head of Data Product Strategy, ITV

Todd Wright

Senior Product Marketing Manager, progress

Phil Yeoman

Partner and CDO, Cinq

Nadia Zaheer

Data Science Manager, Vanquis bank

Andrei Zaichikov


Kenza Zanzouri

Data Governance Strategist, Contentsquare

Francois Zimmermann


Baudouin du Baret

Data Governance Lead, LVMH

Lionel hill