“The CEO event was an excellent networking evening as well as a fantastic opportunity to listen and participate in the panel discussion. The panel members were all excellent and gave wide-ranging, interesting and colourful perspectives. As a CEO of an early stage company, I found the event really useful and can't wait for the next one!”
Co-founder/CEO, high-growth technology company
"Thanks for the opportunity to participate. I found the evening very enjoyable and I was very impressed with the delegate list." Guest speaker
"A terrific event and a great panel."
CEO, high-growth technology
"Congratulations on a great event. I really enjoyed myself." CEO, digital media
"A cracking event. Best one I've been to."
"Many thanks for the invitation and the hospitality. It was a high quality panel and interesting and relevant discussion." Tech VC
"Congratulations on an engaging and content filled evening." MD, technology incubator
“Thank you very much for organising a great event - I found it very valuable.”
CEO, software start-up
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The CEO event launched in 2011 as an invitation-only event for CEOs in the technology sector. Events are hosted by Joe Graziano, Partner and Head of the Technology Practice at Bailey Fisher and Toby Young, Partner & Head of Renewables at Bailey Fisher.
Thursday 28 November 2013, 18:00 - 20:30
Guest speaker: Stan Boland, CEO of Neul
An invitation-only event for CEOs in the technology sector, offering peer-to-peer networking and a roundtable discussion over dinner. Discussion was chaired by Laurence Garrett, Partner at Highland Capital Partners.
Guest speaker - Stan Boland: A highly-regarded entrepreneur, Stan has built two hugely successful technology businesses – Icera and Element 14 - to exit for a combined sale price of over $1billion. Stan was previously CEO of Acorn Group plc & a Director of ARM Holdings plc. Stan joined Neul as CEO earlier this year.
Chairman - Laurence Garrett: An experienced investor since 1994, Laurence is European Partner at Highland Capital focusing on growth opportunities in the information technology sector. He is currently on the board of NewVoice Media and involved in the investment in MatchesFashion.com. His track record includes CSR plc (IPO on LSE), Trigenix (sold to Qualcomm), STNC (sold to Microsoft) and Select Software (IPO on NASDAQ).
May 2013 - Corporate venturing: What are the opportunities for your business?
Panel discussion with experts from the technology sector:
Frederic Rombaut - Head of Acquisitions & Investments at CISCO
Bruce Beckloff - Founder of Bloc Ventures
Roy Williamson - Director of Castrol innoVentures at BP
Discussion was chaired by Chris Winter, Partner at New Venture Partners
Nov 2012 - Looking beyond the obvious: Taking a product to market
Panel discussion with leading figures from the technology sector:
Leon Hurst - Head of Product Portfolio, Connected Car at Jaguar Land Rover
Ian Drew - EVP Marketing & Business Development at ARM Holdings
Simon Bransfield Garth - CEO of Eight19 / Azuri
Discussion was chaired by Sam Hyde - Managing Director of The Technology Partnership
May 2012 - Looking beyond the obvious: Technology, team, investment
Panel discussion with experts from the high-growth technology sector:
John Cronin - Chairman - Picochip, Cyan Technology, Antenova
Andrew Davison - Investment Director, Scottish Equity Partners
Chris Winter - Partner, New Venture Partners
Discussion was chaired by Zickie Lim - Partner, Mills & Reeve
Attendance at the CEO events is by invitation. If you are a CEO in the technology sector and would be interested in finding out about future events, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org