Programme

  • 0830h
  • Registration Opens & Continental Breakfast
  • 0855h
  • Welcome remarks
    Ivan Suarez, Head of Content, BroadGroup
  • 0900h
  • Opening Address
    Vitor de Oliveira Menezes, Secretary of Telecommunications and Digital Policies - Brazil
  • 0920h
  • Colocation Services 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
  • Morning Networking Break
  • 1030h
  • REITs Performance: can the model be sustained?
    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
    Jeff Tapley, EMEA MD, Digital Realty
    Patrick Fiel, SVP, EdgeConneX
    Kieran Farrelly, Managing Director, Stepstone
  • 1120h
  • 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
    Milan Radia, Managing Director, 2020 re:think
    Michalis Grigoratos, Director Technology & Operations, BlackRock
  • 1215h
  • Fireside chat
    Data Economy and Lithuania’s Vice- Minister of Economy and Innovation
    Elijus Civilis, Vice-Minister Economy and Innovation - Republic of Lithuania
    Joao Marques Lima, Chief Editor, Data Economy
  • 1245h
  • Lunch Break
  • 1345h
  • Cloud Computing Resiliency at the Edge
    Vincent Barro, Vice-President Switzerland & End-Users, Schneider Electric
  • 1400h
  • Investing in Edge: the biggest market growth opportunity for the next 10 years?
    Chair: Chris Barraclough, Partner, STL Partners
    Eddie Kilbane, CEO, DataPlex
    Jason Rylands, VP International Sales & Strategy, German Edge
    Vincent Barro, Vice-President Switzerland & End-Users, Schneider Electric
    Phillip Marangella, CMO, EdgeConneX
  • 1450h
  • The next vast market: an overview of investment and business possibilities in Africa
    Chair: James Wilman, CEO, Future Tech
    Amine Kandil, CEO & Founder, N+ONE DATACENTERS
    Africa Data Centers
  • 1530h
  • The Swiss Infrastructure Driving Digital Innovation
    Roger Sueess, CEO, 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
    Giovanni Della Pesca, SVP, Macquarie Capital
    Chris Hogg, Investment Director, Amber Infrastructure Partners
  • 1625h
  • Afternoon Networking Break
  • 1645h
  • Best Investment Returns for next 12 months
    Chair: Mr Michael Tobin, OBE
    Sicco Boomsa, Director Structured Finance TMT - Satellite & Technology ING Bank
    Alexander Ramirez, Managing Director - Global TMT Citi
    John Shea, Senior Investment Director, Arcus Infrastructure Partners
  • 1720h
  • 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: Richard Hall, CEO, CloudOrigin
    Apostolos Kakkos, CEO, Lamda Hellix Data Centers
    Chris Crosby, CEO, Compass DC
    Guy Willner, CEO, Ixcellerate
    Spyridon Linardakis, CEO, NDC Data Centers
  • 1830h
  • Close of Finvest Global Summit 2020
  • Finvest Awards & Finvest Executive Reception