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Journalist and Broadcaster Spencer Kelly to compère Datacloud Europe in Monaco

Spencer KellyLeadership Event to Host Ground-breaking Panel with Uber, Google and Microsoft

As part of a newly expanded Datacloud Europe 2017 BroadGroup has announced the technology broadcaster Spencer Kelly as the anchor for the congress. He will introduce a number of fascinating discussions on data centre and cloud.

In a first for a European conference Mr. Kelly will facilitate the event in which three of the technologists entrusted with building and managing the infrastructure of the Digital Age will take part in a must-see panel.

This lively discussion will feature Dean Nelson, Head of Uber Compute at Uber, Joe Kava, Vice President of Data Centers at Google and Christian Belady, General Manager at Microsoft debating “What Is Wrong with the Data Center Industry?” a topic sure to elicit a response from the 2,000 executives attending the event.

Also at the event Mr. Alonso Chema, Chief Data Officer of Telefonica and industry maverick will deliver a sure to be hotly anticipated keynote address.

“With an expanded number of sector defining speakers we are delighted to have Spencer Kelly attending Datacloud Europe 2017” stated Mr. Philip Low Chairman of BroadGroup. “Combined with The 10th Annual Datacloud Awards presented by comedian Katherine Ryan this year’s event is set to reach a new level.” Continued Mr. Low.

Spencer Kelly obtained a double first in Computer Science at the University of Cambridge, and has since pursued a life-long love affair with technology across television and radio. He has interviewed film director James Cameron, Microsoft bosses Bill Gates, and legends Sir David Attenborough, Paul McCartney, and Brian Eno. He has been invited to meet the Queen at Buckingham Palace, received an Honorary Doctorate of Technology and been awarded Tech Personality of The Year Award at the T3 Magazine Awards.  

Datacloud Europe 2017, The two-day event set against the prestigious backdrop of Monaco will deliver a rich programme of keynotes, executive panel sessions, workshops and demonstrations offering a complete view of the market, its developments, new solutions, trends and innovations.

Featured highlights including The 10th Datacloud Awards, The 2nd Invest In Data Center Africa Summit, Investor Theatre, results from BroadGroup’s latest research, an array of end user case studies, colocation panels, an outlook on post-Brexit Europe, regulation, and a special government roundtable.

As BroadGroup Chairman Philip Low has noted “This year’s Datacloud Europe is set to be our biggest and most impactful yet. Collaborating with specialised presenters and IT experts has allowed us to expand the reach of Datacloud and ensure that the content we provide is unmatched.”
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About BroadGroup
BroadGroup is an Information Media Technology and Professional Services company. Established in 2002, BroadGroup achieved rapid recognition and growth through delivering quality research and insight in a number of niche and emerging areas of the telecommunications and technology sector. Since founding, the Datacentre and Cloud practice has been the main focus of the company. BroadGroup has now become the leading international research and consulting group in this area, through three business lines: consulting, market reports and events.


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