Platforms, Ecosystems and the Emergence of 

 21st Century Business Models: Capturing value, driving innovation and  powering growth in the platform economy 

Day 1: 08.30 - 19.00, Day 2: 08.30-15.00
Monday 5 & Tuesday 6 June 2017
43/44 Crutched Friars, Fenchurch Street, London

 Two-day leadership 
 summit includes: 

It's free to attend!

keynote presentation

15 enterprises leading end-user keynote sessions

Streams Lead

3 dedicated breakout streams led by end-users:

Case Studies

5 end-user in-depth case studies

Interactive Debate

Interactive debate and analysis through industry roundtables, panels and workshops

  • The evolution of infrastructure

  • Building and developing platforms & ecosystems

  • Data and insight across the ecosystem

Digital Doctor

Digital Doctor Surgery: Expert Panel

Your chance to bring your digital problems to our expert panel for diagnosis and resolution

 Themes Covered 

Lloyd's Register

Great mix of sponsors, speakers and delegates. Thank you and well done again!


Chief Operations Officer

  • The shape and scope of the platform economy today
  • Platform design and implementation - the technology behind successful platform strategy
  • The interplay between platforms and the digital ecosystem
  • APIs and API architecture
  • Managing the digital ecosystem to drive growth
  • Trust and security - the critical role of data in fuelling growth across the ecosystem
  • New business models - an in-depth look at the most innovative platform-enabled enterprises
  • Hybrid IT - how platforms-driven businesses propelling a new approach to technology
  • Challenging the disruptors: regulating the platform economy
  • The 21st Century Enterprise - are traditional business structures dissolving as platforms dominate?
Space Ship
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Michel Koch
Chief Marketing Officer

Per Adamsson
Director Strategy & Business Development

Michael Eyles
Head of Digital Ecosystem, Technology, Strategy & Architecture

Amit Pau
Managing Director

Manoj Varsani
Chief Technology Officer

James Thornett
Head of Digital Customer Experience

David Barclay
VP Mobile Market Development

Mark Ridley
Group Technology Officer

Annette Picardio
UK Managing Director

Finbarr Joy

Emilio Vacca
Director of Mobile Channel

Greg Jenkins
Digital Business Partner

Antony Hausdoerfer
Director of Application Performance and Delivery

Aneet Morarm
Head of Partnerships & Ecosystem Development - Digital and Transformation

Nilay Parikh
Solutions Architect

Phil Scully

Amir Segall
VP International


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Red Hat
Gold Sponsor

Early Metrix

Loyalty Bay

Fenchurch Street Conference Venue 

43/44 Crutched Friars, London, EC3M 4AJ


Exit Fenchurch Street station via exits 2 & 3 and turn right onto Coopers Row.  Follow Coopers Row for 250 metres, and at the end of the road (just after the bridge) turn left onto Crutched Friars.  Walk approximately 220 yeards along Crutched Friars and the entrance is on your right hand side.


The venue is also a short walk from Tower Hill underground and DLR stations, and is within a 15 minute walk of Aldgate, Bank and Monument Stations.


Haymarket Media Group

This was my first IGNITE and I found it really interesting. Coming from the business & not IT side, I was happily surprised by the amount of discussion around customers, partners and colleagues, rather than system capabilities.

Genesis Housing Association

Senior Digital Co-Ordination Lead


Really interesting, sparked my thinking, reignited my passion and focus for integrating digital in every corner of what I do. Thank you.

American Express

Brand Director

SAB Miller

Extremely thought provoking, exceptional lineup of speakers, great topic. Genuinely cannot think of critical feedback.


Head of Digital Services

Chelmsford City Council

Brilliant as ever, every speaker right on the button. Group IP session, brilliant idea!

ATMA Enterprises



The keynote speakers were fantastic, really inspirational. The lunch was great as well!

Balfour Beatty

Head of BIM

Shire Pharmaceuticals

Hugely impressed with your selection of partners - thank you.

Capita Employee Benefits

Head of Digital Services


IGNITE is always one of my highlights of the year. The value is the diversity of the member sectors.


Chief Scientific Advisor


Excellent! Kept me motivated and inspired to make changes in my role.


Head of Analytics and Insights