David is the Founder and CXO of Agile Elephant, a digitial transformation consultancy and solutions provider, as well as heading up D2C, a cloud and social media consulting firm. He was a director of EuroCloud UK before it merged with Cloud Industry Forum, is on CIF’s Governance Board, and Chaired techUK’s Software as a Service Group.
He is a judge for the UK Cloud Awards. He is a regular speaker at digital, social business, social media and Cloud Computing events including keynoting at the CeBIT Enterprise Digital Arena in 2015 and charing Cloud Computing World Forum. He lectures on digital marketing and social media at Group INSEEC and Henley Business School, and Agile Elephant co-produces the Enterprise Digital Summit London.
David combines more than 30 years of business management, development, support, operations, and sales & marketing know-how in business application software, along with over 10 years of practical experience advising on Cloud, SaaS solutions and social media. He spent 9 years at IBM and then worked in senior management and director roles for companies like Interactive, CSI, Cyberaid, Brook Street Computers, DataWorks, Indus and CODA.
He is passionate about helping organisations understand the shift to digital, new business models and the way these trends are changing the world of work.
Chairman of the Board of the Federation Against Software Theft
Chairman of the Board of the Federation
Peter was one of the first Computer Science graduates in the UK and holds postgraduate degrees in Computer Science and Psychology.
Having worked initially as a University lecturer, then in Senior IT roles Peter started his first business in the 1980’s. This company eventually became part of a group which did a very successful full stock market listing. Peter returned to the SME world in 2002, turnaround a failing IT business, successfully doing a high value Trade sale.
Peter has his own property business both in the UK and mainland Europe.
Legal Counsel and Chair of FAST Legal Advisory Group
Counsel & Chair of FAST Legal Advisory Group
Oxbridge educated, Dawn Osborne has over 30 years’ experience as an IP lawyer, having qualified in the City and has been a partner for over twenty years in top tier IP boutique firms. She is primarily involved in litigation, advice and mediation. She has been consistently ranked in the Legal 500 for her IP work. She has recently been recommended as an IP STAR by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine based on client or peer reviews. She was given an award by INTA the international trade mark association for an outstanding contribution to the organisation.
Dawn’s extensive expertise covers trademarks, copyright, designs, internet law and confidentiality/privacy. She is a board member of the Federation Against Software Theft and head of FLAG their legal action group, a qualified CI Arb Mediator and an INTA neutral. She has a particular reputation as an Internet lawyer being an expert in domain name resolution for WIPO, NAF, Nominet and for the .eu and UDRP procedures of the CAC and extensive experience in entertainment (publishing, music, film, theatre and sport), media, fashion, and luxury goods including high end jewellery, watches and motor vehicles. She has a national and international reputation and made partner in 2000 when she was seven years qualified. She is a Solicitor Advocate and in her spare time has studied history of art, world arts and culture and anthropology and edited the magazine of a major British museum. Personable and down to earth her interest in music has spun off into a regular radio show where she has interviewed rock legends such as Suzi Quatro and Steve Hackett of Genesis. She has lectured at international conferences with audiences as large as 5000.
- Acting as an expert in UK copyright law in US proceedings involving Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
- Leading Partner for successful case in the Court of Appeal for BMW against Technosport.
- Leading Partner for successful High Court case Oran v Oranmore
- Author of the UK Chapter of the Oxford University Press publication and text book ‘Domain Name Law and Practice: an international handbook.’