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CANADA-UNITED KINGDOM Tech Forum

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CANADA-UNITED KINGDOM Tech Forum

  1. 1. CANADA-UNITED KINGDOM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Technology Forum Breakfast Panel Debate ‘Commercialising Technology Innovation’ with Guest Speakers Elena Cinquegrana Associate Director, Global Energy & Oil & Gas Practice, Navigant Sam Goldenberg Dir. of Sales and Business Development: ME, Africa, APAC, IMW Industries Mike Johnson Divisional Director, Corporate Partnerships, MRC Technology Adam Tacey Chief Innovation Officer, Shell Global BU, CGI Moderator: Dr Uday Phadke Chief Executive, Cartezia & Entrepreneur in Residence, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge Wednesday 4 Februrary 2015 The Law Society 113 Chancery Lane London WC2A 1PL
  2. 2. The Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce would like to thank Mike Johnson Elena Cinquegrana Sam Goldenberg Adam Tacey for addressing the Chamber & Dr Uday Phadke for his services as Moderator and CGI Navigant Consulting Inc IMW Industries and The European Trade and Investment Office for British Columbia for sponsoring today’s event.
  3. 3. PANELLISTS Mike Johnson Divisional Director, Corporate Partnerships MRC Technology Mike Johnson heads up MRC Technology’s Corporate Partnerships division, building relationships with universities and charities that support life science research. MRC Technology (MRCT) began life as the internal technology transfer company of the Medical Research Council, which is the UK's largest publicly funded biomedical research organization. MRCT became independent in 2000, although the vast majority of its business came from MRC for the next decade. Since 2010, however, MRCT has been searching for assets elsewhere. Now, about 70% - 80% of its projects are non-MRC. For example, MRCT last year partnered with the Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, which is part of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The institute is providing therapeutic targets, which can be further developed at MRCT's Centre for Therapeutics Discovery. ‘We've been looking globally for good science, and we now have more projects than we can handle. The question was whether we could prioritize and share these projects. Now, we've pulled in global organizations to push the science forward.’ www.mrctechnology.org/about-us Elena Cinquegrana Associate Director, Global Energy & Oil & Gas Practice Navigant Elena Cinquegrana is an Associate Director at NAVIGANT Consulting with over 16 years’ experience in the Energy sector, directing, managing and implementing global multi-million dollars full cycle transformation projects, covering all aspects of business strategy transformation, operational excellence, performance improvement, technology excellence, procurement planning, change management, organisational change and scalable cost/benefit solutions. Elena’s knowledge of geopolitical evolutions across the Utilities and Power market and in-depth expertise of market growth blueprint design has been recognised in her strategic and program mobilization experiences with ExxonMobil, Shell, BP, Tullow Oil, EDF, Elexon, Thames Water, E.On, Oil Lybia, Total and industry bodies such as Energy North, Scottish Enterprise and the UK Institute of Asset Management. www.navigant.com/about_nci/company_overview
  4. 4. Sam Goldenberg Director of Sales and Business Development: ME, Africa, APAC IMW Industries Ltd Sam Goldenberg has over 20 years of international sales, marketing and business development experience, much of it in the telecom/IT and other technical sectors in the Asia Pacific region, with a focus on SEA (ASEAN) and Middle Eastern countries and markets. Sam is a specialist in the technical, commercial and legal aspects of large- scale development and technical - infrastructure projects. He is currently responsible for the direction of regional sales & business development of non-lubricated natural gas compressors and related technologies for natural gas fueling applications in the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific for IMW Industries. Products and solutions are utilized at private and public access fueling stations, as virtual pipelines and in industrial gas solutions. Born in the US, Sam holds American, European and Middle Eastern citizenships and has degrees in engineering, law and business. He has resided in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Kingdom of Thailand, Lao PDR and the Middle East. www.imw.ca Adam Tacey Chief Innovation Officer, Shell Global BU CGI As Chief Innovation Officer for CGI’s Shell Global Account, Adam Tacey is principally charged with addressing today’s and tomorrow’s innovation challenges in CGI’s Shell account. This involves Adam driving visualisation of the future and using that visualisation to align current CGI offerings and new investments for future success. Adam also leads a team of 5 focused individuals covering his "big bets" on transformational IT within the account. These topics are Application Transformation (incl. cloud), Knowledge Management, (incl. Cognitive IT), Data and Analytics (predictive/prescriptive), Digital Enterprise (Mobility and Internet of Things) as well as Process Modernisation. ‘This is an absolutely fascinating role implementing innovation processes across a disparate global account, of 1,400+ people.’ www.cgi.com
  5. 5. MODERATOR Dr. Uday Phadke Chief Executive, Cartezia & Entrepreneur in Residence, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge Uday Phadke's core expertise is focused on the creation and development of innovative technology-enabled businesses. Over the past 35 years, he has worked across a wide range of industries and market sectors in Europe, North America and Asia. He has deep hands-on experience of all the key functional areas of business, ranging from research & development to sales & fulfilment. His key strengths include: the ability to synthesise novel, innovative solutions which meet emerging or difficult market needs; and building linkages between small businesses and large corporates to accelerate market entry. Uday is Chief Executive of Cartezia, a business he founded in 1997, which builds IP-enabled technology businesses. His activities cover four market verticals: engineering, cleantech, bio-pharma and media & telecoms. He is very active in the European high-tech eco-system: he is Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School, Investment Champion for the Creative Industries Network at the Technology Strategy Board in the UK, and a Charter Member of TIE, the Global Entrepreneurship and Mentoring organisation. Uday is also a founder and Executive Chairman of AcceleratorIndia, where his primary role is the development of relationships with key customers and partners, in both Europe and India. Over the past five years, Uday has been actively engaged in taking European companies into the Indian market and also supporting the entry of Indian companies into the European market. He has developed a wide network of contacts at senior level in Asia to complement his extensive European network. Following an early career in academia, Uday moved into industry via Detica, where he worked on the commercial impact of defence technologies. He subsequently ran the Computing and Telecoms practice at PA Consulting before becoming a founder-Director at Generics, the Cambridge technology consulting company. He left Generics to build a number of new digital media businesses, including an investment company, a research and analysis business and a strategy consulting firm. He then created Cartezia, which was in the vanguard of European technology business-builders and has helped to build over 100 companies in the last 17 years. Uday was educated at Trinity College Cambridge, where he read Engineering, followed by a PhD in aerothermodynamics at the University of Sussex. He is a Chartered Engineer and Member of the Institutes of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering.
  6. 6. EVENT ATTENDEES Name Position Company Claus Andersen Partner Royds LLP Nicholas Armour Carolina Arriagada Peters Head of Consulting London & Partners Nigel Bacon Executive Director Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce Sourav Basu Senior Consultant Excelian Ltd Diana Biggs Partner The Observer Effect Joe Boggan Relationship Director Validis John G. Booth Chairman & CEO Midpoint Holding Ltd Hans Boulton Sales Engineer Dell Cameron Branston Commercial Officer Alberta-United Kingdom Office Sophia Bulled Institutional Partnerships and Strategic Banking Alliances Support International Santander Corporate & Commercial Banking Rhoda Campbell European Trade & Investment Office for British Columbia Emma Cartwright Associate Fasken Martineau LLP Richard Cawdell Managing Director AcceleratorIndia Monica Chadha Director Mocha 8 Ltd Elena Cinquegrana Associate Director, Global Energy & Oil & Gas Practice Navigant Talita Covre Conference Producer Eurasian Dynamics Ltd Noah H. Craven Associate Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP Richard Cuda Director Strategic Banking Alliances International Santander Corporate & Commercial Banking Natalia Danilochkina Director Sigmania Limited Jonathan Deverill Partner DMH Stallard LLP Kurt Dressel Director, EMEA Elastic Path Paul Dudley Partner HD Capital LLP Andrew Eborn President Octopus TV Ltd Joe Eldridge Senior Consultant Havover Communications Dmitry Elizarov Managing Director Eurasian Dynamics Ltd Karen Ewenson Desautels Faculty of Management Paul Excell Chief Customer Innovation Officer Excelerating Innovation and BCS Emily Fang Senior Director of International Business Development BioThera Solutions Ltd Douglas Ferguson Founder & CEO Pharos Security Sebastian Fernandez Equity Sales HD Capital LLP Stuart Fleet Partner Kaye Scholer LLP Eric Fournier Counsellor Defence R&D High Commission of Canada Beatrice Freeman Marketing Director Fresh Skies Ross Freeman Senior Consultant Hatch Simon Gall Business Development Manager Simon Gall Sam Goldenberg Sales & Business Development, Middle East, Africa & Asia Pacific IMW Industries Charles Goodfellow Corporate Broker PeterHouse Corporate Finance Ltd
  7. 7. Matthew Grisoni Chamber Board Director & Global Vice President, Shell Downstream CGI Indira Guha Counsel Fasken Martineau LLP Susan Haird Chamber Board Director & European Trade & Investment Representative European Trade & Investment Office for British Columbia Chris Hamer Partner Mathys & Squire LLP Duncan Hamilton Director Global Client Services Avison Young Robert Harness Corporate Tax Manager Blick Rothenberg LLP Jay Hayden Partner McCarthy Tetrault Philip Haydn-Slater Partner HD Capital LLP Chris Heath International Business Associate Blick Rothenberg LLP Graham Hilton International Trade & Investment Representative European Trade & Investment Office for British Columbia Judy Hung Researcher Imperial College Terry Irwin CEO Tcii Kasia Janucik Solicitor Redfern Legal LLP Mike Johnson Divisional Director, Corporate Partnerships MRC Technology Nick Jordan CEO Trade Horizons Bob Lambert President & CEO Petra Petroleum Sarah Landry Maltais Associate McCarthy Tetrault Mark Lederer Senior Premium Sales Consultant Arsenal FC Simon Leech CEO Validis Chris MacNeil IT Project Manager Shaking Tent Caroline Martin Trade Commissioner (Science and Innovation) High Commission of Canada David McFarlane Director Invest Quebec Roz Morris Managing Director TV News London Catherine Moss Partner Fasken Martineau LLP Gene Moynihan Director Rapid Business Technologies Ltd Arun Muthirulan Chief Operating Officer AcceleratorIndia Peter Obolensky Business Development Manager Aqua Dynamics Process Technology Ltd Dr Uday Phadke Entrepreneur in Residence Judge Business School, University of Cambridge Paul C H Phillips Managing Director PHP Enterprises International Ltd Doug Pidduck VP Sales Magor Communications Ltd Nadine Plessis Trade Commissioner (Investment) High Commission of Canada Christopher Poll President Validis Archana Prasad-Kapila Admin Assistant Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce Peter Probert Director Spearhead Advisory Ltd Sanjay Purohit Trade Commissioner (ICT) High Commission of Canada Nicolas Rollason Partner Kingsley Napley LLP William Samman Commercial Attache Quebec Government Office Richie Santosdiaz Trade & Investment Specialist - Europe European Trade & Investment Office for British Columbia Siddhartha Sengupta Director Hatch Jacky Sin Associate Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP Simon Sole CEO Bandoola
  8. 8. Marta Solorzano Director of Operations European Trade & Investment Office for British Columbia Adam Tacey Chief Innovation Officer, Shell Global BU CGI Mike Thomas Account Director Madano Partnership Andy Thompson Senior Business Development Manager Australian High Commission Jennie Turner Events Co-ordinator Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce Oli Waghorn Director Interel Sandy Waring Premium Sales Consultant Arsenal FC Lee Whitehall Director Interel Colin Woolliscoft Relationship Director, Central London International Santander Corporate & Commercial Banking
  9. 9. UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS Tech Forum breakfast panel debate ‘Listen first, Act fast: The Customer experience’ 18 February, 08.30-10.30 Venue, tbc Lunch with Monique Leroux, President & CEO, Desjardins Bank 5 March, 12.30-14.30 The Law Society, London Lunch with Stephen Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada 26 March, 12.30-14.30 The Grange St Pauls, London Annual Golf Day 15 May, 07.45 – 16.00 The Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Course, Surrey AGM & Lunch with Lord Gus O’Donnell, former Cabinet Secretary & Head of the Civil Service 22 May, 12.30-14.30 House of Lords, London Other events will be added to this programme. Please check our website for details www.canada-uk.org For more information or to register for any of these events contact Jennie Turner at jennie.turner@canada-uk.org T: +44 (0)20 7930 4553
  10. 10. For more information or to register for this event contact Jennie Turner at jennie.turner@canada-uk.org T: +44 (0)20 7930 4553
  11. 11. ADVERTISING WITH THE CHAMBER Advertising opportunities are available through: - Member to Member Offers & Advertorials - Online Advertising - Newsletter Advertising For more advertising opportunities contact Jennie Turner at jennie.turner@canada-uk.org T: +44 (0)20 7930 4553 Your ad here Your ad here
  12. 12. CANADA – UNITED KINGDOM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Canada House Trafalgar Square SW1Y 5BJ +44 (0)20 7930 4553 info@canada-uk.org www.canada-uk.org facebook.com/canadauk Canada-UK Chamber of Commerce @canadaukchamber Charter Members Alberta UK Office, Air Canada, Astrazeneca, Bank of Montreal, BlackBerry, Canary Wharf Group, CGI CIBC, Dadco Group, European Trade & Investment Office for British Columbia, EY, Fasken Martineau Gowlings (UK), HSBC Bank, Kinnear Financial, Madano Partnership, McCarthy Tétrault, Nexen Inc Ontario International Marketing Centre, Pharos Security, Quebec Government Office, Royal Bank of Canada Scotiabank, Shell International, Stikeman Elliott, Toronto-Dominion Bank & the Canadian High Commission A Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England (No.223529) Registered address as above

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