Europe’s Number ONE Enterprise IT Event to Arrive in Stockholm!

For those looking to find out how the latest IT innovations can drive their business forward, join us at the newest event in the IP EXPO event series.

27-28 September 2016, Waterfront Congress Centre, Stockholm

Tuesday 27th September 2016 | 09:30-17:00
Wednesday 28th September 2016 | 09:30-16:00

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James Staten
James Staten

General Manager of Cloud Strategy, Microsoft

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James Staten

James leads strategic planning and portfolio analysis for the Cloud+Enterprise Division at Microsoft. He has more than 25 years’ experience in enterprise technology, working as an industry analyst, CMO, product market lead, journalist and reseller. Prior to Microsoft, he was the lead cloud computing analyst for Forrester Research and pioneered the firm’s coverage in this area, helping Fortune 500 and global enterprises develop successful cloud strategies. James has held key executive positions at firms including Gartner, Sun Microsystems and Azul Systems, is a frequent keynote speaker at industry events and conferences and has lectured at leading business schools. He holds degrees from the Anderson School at the University of Southern California and the University of North Texas. When not working, James is an avid marathoner and triathlete.

Ann Hellenius
Ann Hellenius

CIO, Stockholms Stad

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Ann Hellenius

Ann Hellenius, CIO in the City of Stockholm lead the digital development of the city. Internet of things and innovative solutions for the smart city is high up on the agenda.

Being one of the fastest growing cities in Europe the city is aiming to take the lead position amongst cities in digital transformation, both in Sweden and globally. Ann Hellenius, CIO in Stockholm, drives this transformation and emphasizes in her leadership that digitalization and new technology create new opportunities in our society for a better way of life and for creating a sustainable city.
Ann Hellenius has held various senior leadership roles within the City of Stockholm, including responsibility for the digitalization of the public schools.Prior to working in the city Ann founded and was the CEO for a management consulting company. She has also worked as a management consultant for Ernst & Young and Cambridge Strategic Management Group.

Ann has during the last years been a frequent and popular keynote speaker at several national and international events. With great knowledge, enthusiasm and authority she give her perspective of the possibilities with digitalization. 

Since May 2015 Ann is the CIO for the City of Stockholm. During her time as CIO Ann has received several nominations and awards, including “Influencer of the Year 2016”  and the City of Stockholm got elected as “Most Innovative City of the Year” in 2016.

Ann holds a master of science in economics and has over 18 years of experience of leadership.


Ann is a Board member eGovlab and a member of the network Ruter Dam.

Shannon Lietz
Shannon Lietz

DevSecOps Leader , Intuit

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Shannon Lietz

Shannon Lietz is an award winning innovator with over two decades of experience pursuing advanced security defenses and next generation security solutions.  Ms. Lietz is currently the DevSecOps Leader for Intuit where she is responsible for setting and driving the company’s cloud security strategy, roadmap and implementation in support of corporate innovation.  She operates a 24x7 DevSecOps team that includes Red and Blue Team operations.  Previous to joining Intuit, Ms. Lietz worked for ServiceNow where she was responsible for the cloud security engineering efforts.  Prior to this, Ms. Lietz worked for Sony where she drove the implementation of a new secure data center and led crisis management for a large-scale security breach.  She has founded a metrics company, led major initiatives for hosting organizations as a Master Security Architect, developed security software and consulted for many Fortune 500 organizations.  Ms. Lietz holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Mount St. Mary’s College.

Mikko Hypponen
Mikko Hypponen

Chief Research Officer , F-Secure

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Mikko Hypponen
Rik Ferguson
Rik Ferguson

Global VP Security Research, Trend Micro

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Rik Ferguson

Rik Ferguson is Global VP Security Research at Trend Micro. He brings more than seventeen years of security technology experience to this role. Ferguson is actively engaged in research into online threats and the underground economy. He also researches the wider implications of new developments in the Information Technology arena and their impact on security both for consumers and in the enterprise, contributing to product development and marketing plans.

Ferguson writes the CounterMeasures blog and is the lead spokesperson for Trend Micro. He is often interviewed by the BBC, CNN, CNBC, Channel 4, Sky News and Al-Jazeera and quoted by national newspapers and trade publications throughout the world. Ferguson also makes a regular appearance as a presenter at global industry events. In April 2011 he was formally inducted into the InfoSecurity Hall of Fame.

Rik Ferguson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wales and is a Certified Ethical Hacker and CISSP-ISSAP in good standing.

Rashik Parmar
Rashik Parmar

Lead IBM Cloud Advisor, IBM

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Rashik Parmar

Rashik is the leader of the European and Asia Pacific Cloud Advisor team, an IBM Distinguished Engineer and previously President of IBM's Academy of Technology. During his thirty one years of practical experience in IBM, he has worked for financial, retail and manufacturing clients on IT transformation projects of all sizes. Overall, he specialises in ensuring the technical success of complex IT projects that transform business models. He currently advising clients on their cloud innovation roadmap from a technology and business perspective. Some of his work is summarised in the HBR Article he co-authored "New Patterns for Innovation" – Jan-Feb 2014.
Rashik was appointed to the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Board and chairs the business communications group. He is helping develop the innovation strategies to accelerate growth of this £55bn marketplace.
Rashik is also IBM's Partnership Executive for Imperial College – London. He is also an Adjunct Professor for Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Imperial College Business School and Visiting Professor to the Intelligent Systems and Networks Group at the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering.

Setting the IT agenda

  • Europe's Number ONE Enterprise IT Event Series!

    With six top IT technologies under ONE roof, 100+ exhibitors and 100+ free to attend seminar sessions, IP EXPO Nordic is the must-attend IT event of the year for CIOs, heads of IT, security specialists, heads of insight and tech experts.

    The event showcases brand new exclusive content and senior level insights from across the industry, as well as unveiling the latest developments in IT. IP EXPO Nordic includes: Cloud, Cyber Security, Networks & Infrastructure, Data Analytics, DevOps and Open Source.

    IP EXPO Nordic, takes place on 27-28 September 2016 at Waterfront Congress Centre, Stockholm.

    Arrive with Challenges, leave with Solutions !

  • Who should visit IP EXPO Nordic?

    Those involved in the strategy, sourcing, procuring or running of the in-house IT estate and cloud provisions.

    The event is ideal for Heads of, Directors, Managers, Engineers and Consultants in the following fields:

    • IT
    • ICT
    • Cyber Security
    • Facilities Management
    • Data Centre Management
    • Network Management
    • Storage Management
    • Mobility and Communications
    • Data and Insight Managers
    • DevOps
    • Networks and Communications
    • Open Source
    • Applications
  • IP EXPO Nordic includes six co-located technologies with their own speakers, exhibitors and seminar programmes. These technologies bring together 100+ exhibitors and 100+ free to attend seminars across 4 theatres, all under ONE roof. The six IP EXPO Nordic technologies are:

    The ONE Place where technology works together

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