As the sector moves forward, there is the opportunity to not only deal with immediate issues, but to reshape chains for the future. This session will identify key geopolitical stress points and the trends beginning to emerge.
Named as one of the top 100 global influencers in Industry 4.0 by Onalytica, Ian has extensive experience in high complexity Industry 4.0 and ERP projects. This includes Meggitt M4, The UK 5G Manufacturing Testbed, and SecQual trusted supply chain, which uses blockchain to reduce food waste from farm to fork.
Ian works for IBM as an Account Technology Leader for Boeing, HM Land Registry and John Lewis Partnership. He chairs the Industrial Advisory Board for Sheffield University and is a board member for other University advisory boards.
In 2021 he was and in 2018 was a finalist in The Times MCA awards. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, member of IBM’s Academy of technology and a Distinguished Technical Specialist with The OpenGroup
Digital Samurai Ltd
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Alliance Procurement Solutions Ltd
Mark Wood has decades of experience at senior executive level within both large blue-chip organisations and SMEs to procure smarter and unlock their full value through his company Alliance Procurement Solutions. Having previously hosted, and spoken at, a plethora of thought-provoking webinars and roundtables on sustainable procurement, Mark is extremely well-versed in this topic, alongside related supply chain management and supplier relations matters – particularly in the rail and aerospace sectors.
Chief Operating Officer
Lockdown Cyber Security
William is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of Lockdown Cyber Security. Having held a variety of sales and management roles over the last 10 years, William has dedicated himself towards his passion of Cyber Security; a topic of interest since his early teens.
An accomplished presenter, William has spoken on behalf of major British retail banks, RBS, NatWest, the British Dental Association, the Builders Merchants Federation, and numerous other professional bodies. He has delivered keynote presentations and featured in panel discussions across both the Cyber and Fraud landscape. William regularly delivers classroom training to Finance professionals, educating them on Cyber risk and how to mitigate it.