Programme

  • 0830h
  • Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast
  • 0855h
  • Welcome remarks
    Ivan Suarez, Head of Content, BroadGroup
  • 0900h
  • Opening Address: Future of Datacentre Global Markets and a 3-year Market Perspective
  • 0920h
  • Colocation Services CFO/Leaders Roundtable
    Funding expansion – the best and worst models to follow
    Chair: Steve Wallage, Managing Director, BroadGroup Consulting
    Cathrine Telje, CFO, Digiplex
    Prashant Murthy, CFO, Airtrunk
    Frederic Moeller, CFO, Safehost
    Peter Jones, CDO, Yondr Group
  • 1010h
  • Analysis of existing business models: connected DCs vs REITS
    Richard Hall, CEO, CloudOrigin
    Milan Radia, Managing Director, 2020 re:think
    Ralph Choufani. Principal, ABRY Partners
  • 1050h
  • Morning Networking Break
  • 1115h
  • REITs Performance: can the model be sustained?
    Five datacenter REITs in the US have a combined market cap of approaching USD90 billion. How have REITs performed in the datacenter sector, and what is the outlook? Can the model be used successfully globally?
    Chair: Miles Loo Jr., Executive Vice President, Newmark Knight Frank
    Anthea Lee, Deputy CEO & Head of Investment, Keppel DC REIT
    Jeff Tapley, EMEA MD, Digital Realty
    Patrick Fiel, SVP, Edgeconnex
  • 1200h
  • M&A Roundtable
    A discussion about key corporate decisions in 2019 and what to expect for FY 2020/2021
    Chair: Barry Gross, Partner, BCLP
    Jeffrey Krogh, Managing Director, BNP Paribas
    Jonathan King, Group Chief Operating Officer and Chief Investment Officer, STT GDC
    Val Walsh, SVP Commercial and Portfolio Management, Digital Realty
  • 1240h
  • Fireside chat
    Data Economy and Lithuania’s Vice- Minister of Economy and Innovation
    Vice-Minister of Economy – Lithuania
    Joao Marques Lima, Chief Editor, Data Economy
  • 1300h
  • Lunch
  • 1400h
  • Keynote presentation
    Vincent Barro, Vice-President Switzerland & End-Users, Schneider Electric
  • 1420h
  • Investing in Edge: the biggest market growth opportunity for the next 10 years?
    Chair: Chris Barraclough, Principal Consultant – Edge Computing, STL Partners
    Eddie Kilbane, CEO, DataPlex
    Jason Rylands, VP International Sales & Strategy, German Edge
    Vincent Barro, Vice-President Switzerland & End-Users, Schneider Electric
  • 1500h
  • The next vast market: an overview of investment and business possibilities in Africa
  • 1520h
  • Corporate presentation - Green Datacentres
    Marco Stadle, CCO, Green datacentres
  • 1545h
  • Infrastructure funds: Current fibre infrastructure will not be able to cope with massive data growth
    How will fibre growth be funded and where w ill investment be applied. Lack of fibre intensity will be a challenge in Edge implementation – how will this be addressed. What other drivers are behind fibre infrastructure investment
    Chair: Kemal Hawa, Partner & Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig
    Dmitriy Antropov, SVP Private Infrastructure, Partners Group
    Charlie Scott, Investment Director, Amber Infrastructure Group
    Giovanni Della Pesca, SVP, Macquarie Capital
  • 1625h
  • Afternoon Networking Break
  • 1645h
  • Datacenter Entrepreneurs Discussion
    Opex v Capex – how can investment take a longer term perspective when the cloud v. the datacenter means a three-year capex depreciation v a 20-year depreciation. Can short-term results demanded by investors be changed? Chair: Joao Lima, Group Managing Editor, Data Economy
    Apostolos Kakkos, CEO, Lamda Hellix Data Centers
    Chris Crosby, CEO, Compass DC
    Guy Willner, CEO, Ixcellerate
  • 1720h
  • Best Investor Returns for next 12 months
    Chair: Mr Michael Tobin, OBE
    Sicco Boomsa, Director Structured Finance TMT - Satellite & Technology ING Bank
    Anna Katarzyna Nietyksza, CEO, Eficapital Ltd
    Alexander Ramirez, Managing Director - Global TMT Citi
  • 1800h
  • Close of Finvest Global Summit 2020
  • Finvest Awards
  • Finvest Executive Reception