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Steve Wozniak unveiled as keynote speaker at IP EXPO 2011
With just under two months left until the UK’s largest enterprise IT event, IP EXPO, takes place at London’s Earls Court 2, event organiser Imago Techmedia today proudly announced one of its keynote speakers will be Steve “the Woz” Wozniak, co-founder of Apple and Chief Scientist of Fusion-io, provider of a shared data decentralization platform. Wozniak will deliver his keynote, entitled “Today’s Science Fiction, Tomorrow’s Science Fact”, on October 20th alongside co-presenter Rick White, co-founder of Fusion-io. The keynote will present lessons in leadership, staying focused on goals, and how to champion innovation. If you’re ready to be a business hero, this talk will help you spread the inspiration that leads to progress and new possibilities in our information economy.

To put the date in your diary and plan your time at IP EXPO, please register for the event at http://www.ipexpo.co.uk/Register and then take advantage of visit planner MyVisit at http://www.ipexpo.co.uk/Visit-Planner/overview.

Steve Wozniak has served as Chief Scientist for Fusion-io since December 2008. From 1971 to 1976, Mr Wozniak held engineering positions within HP. In 1976, Mr Wozniak co-founded Apple Computer, Inc., now Apple Inc. In 1985, Mr Wozniak was awarded the National Medal of Technology for his role in the development and introduction of the personal computer. As Fusion-io’s Chief Scientist, Mr Wozniak works closely with the Fusion-io research and development group and supports the executive team on company strategy and long-term vision.

Rick White is a Fusion-io co-founder and has served as a director since April 2009. He also served as a director and CEO from inception to 2008. Mr. White has served as Fusion’s Chief Marketing Officer since 2008. Before co-founding Fusion-io, Mr. White served as Chairman of DAZ Productions, Inc., a developer of 3D graphics software and content. From 2002 to 2005, he was CEO of Realm Systems, Inc. Mr. White has also served as Chairman of Forum Systems, Inc. a developer of XML enterprise messaging systems and as CEO and chairman of Phobos Corporation, a developer of PCI based switching and load balancing technology for data centers.

IP EXPO: Your only chance to explore all aspects of IT, all in the same place, all at the same time

IP EXPO is the only event in the UK that brings together all aspects of information technology in a two-day exhibition encompassing a trade show, seminars, workshops, technology labs and panel discussions – all under one roof. It is the only place where you can see over 230 key players including Cisco, Citrix, CommVault, EMC, HP, Huawei, Oracle, Microsoft, Symantec, VMware and Vodafone, all in the same place, all at the same time.

There will be over 250 seminars at this year’s IP EXPO, including seminars from industry experts, major players and emerging startups. The leaders and luminaries of the ICT world will be presenting the latest technologies, case studies, research findings, and hands-on lab sessions on the hot topics of the day, with particular focus on the Gartner’s top 10 business and technology priorities for CIOs this year. Some of the key themes of this year’s seminars include improving business continuity, risk management and IT security; reducing enterprise IT costs; increasing enterprise growth; enhancing networking, voice and data communications; improving technical infrastructure and IT management; bolstering data protection; improving business processes; improving business intelligence; navigating Web 2.0; and attracting and retaining new customers.

Please visit the IP EXPO website to find out more. Seminar information is constantly being updated online at http://ipexpo.co.uk/Seminars.

Get the most out of your seminars with IP EXPO’s Pathfinders: Expert advice to guide your day

IP EXPO is THE place to get up to speed from the experts. Even before the day begins, each seminar theatre will be guided by an industry analyst, consultant or commentator – a “Pathfinder” – who will kickstart the seminar programme with a must-attend 30-minute session that arms attendees with a great overview of the content presented within that theatre, as well as providing some invaluable advice for steering through the vendor marketing messages. Confirmed Pathfinders to date include:

Rob Bamforth, Principal Analyst, Quocirca

· Martin Hingley, ITC Market Analyst and President, ITCandor

· Clive Longbottom, Founder, Quocirca

· Puni Rajah, Director of The Governance Board, Consultant at Canalys

· Nigel Stanley, Practice Leader, Bloor Research

· Bob Tarzey, Analyst and Director, Quocirca

IP EXPO 2011, the UK’s only end-to-end infrastructure show, will take place 19th and 20th of October at London’s Earls Court 2. Register now for your free place at http://www.ipexpo.co.uk/Register.

Published Wednesday, August 24, 2011 5:26 AM by David Marshall
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