MK Digital Summit 2022 | Milton Keynes

Leading Digital Marketing & Technology Conference – 18th May 2022

Red Bull Racing MK7 Venue, 2 Bradbourne Dr, Tilbrook, Milton Keynes MK7 8AT

The Biggest Digital Marketing & Technology Conference

Leading Speakers from this year’s MK Digital Summit

123 Internet Group were proud to have hosted this year’s MK Digital Summit! Bigger, better & bolder than before, with new speakers, more attendees and a new venue!

Held at the famous Red Bull MK7 conference facility on 18th May 2022, the theme of this year’s Digital Summit was ‘digital transformation and digital marketing’ and once again, it raised much-needed funds for the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

We partnered with long standing connections, clients, industry leaders and world-renowned influencers. The summit was a chance to hear about the latest technology trends, learn how to use them to enhance your business and help you develop your digital marketing strategy.

Bernard Marr Speaker

Bernard Marr
UK’s Top LinkedIn Influencer

Metaverse, Web3, NFT’S… what does this all mean for your business?

Cranfield Speaker

David Denyer
Cranfield University

What Stackable Digital Learning Means and How It Will Transform The Future of Professional Development

Wilson Browne Speaker

Jennie Jahina
Wilson Browne Solicitors

The hybrid and flexible working revolution: why your employment contracts may need to change

123 Internet Group Speaker

Scott Jones
123 Internet Group

The latest digital marketing trends and how to create a digital first approach to win new business

Sprout Social Speaker

Gerard Murnaghan
Sprout Social

Building Your Brand: Unlocking the Secret Strength of Social

AON Speaker

Nathan Hankin
AON

Are you mitigating your cyber risk effectively?

MK College Group Speaker

Yaseen Akhtar
SC Institute of Technology (SCIoT)

The impact of Digital Marketing to inform future Product Design

Issued Speaker

Kiron Bose
Issured Limited

Digital Transformation: Avoiding the Pitfalls and Ensuring Success

Agenda and keynote speakers

Scott Jones, CEO – 123 Internet Group

As one of the leading digital marketing agencies with a head office in Milton Keynes. The experienced agency boasts over 40 years combined industry experience, delivering a full suite of digital marketing services to over 600 national clients.

With a core team of 16 highly motivated and passionate team members, 123 Internet Group provides digital marketing strategy, web design and development, search engine marketing, social media management, hosting and email services.

Making digital personal: How businesses can use innovation to enhance customer relationships

Paul Anslow, CEO – Triangle Networks

The post-COVID world has forced us all to embrace digital technologies more than ever before, but not without fear for many small business owners. Since 2020, businesses have been navigating a complex world of technology choices whilst doing what they can to retain their customer relationships. In a ‘people buy from people’ business world, how does technology enhance or diminish a business’ ability to differentiate?

Triangle works in partnership with network operators, local IT professionals, developers and landlords to bring full-fibre gigabit connectivity to businesses across the UK. Last year they also launched Fibrehop, a new full-fibre consumer ISP, to homes across Milton Keynes. Triangle are well-known evangelists for the full-fibre revolution, working with network builder CityFibre since 2016.

The hybrid and flexible working revolution: why your employment contracts may need to change

Jennie Jahina, Partner – Wilson Browne Solicitors

“Jennie is a Partner and Head of the Employment team. She is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association, has 22 years’ experience as an employment lawyer and is an accredited CEDR Mediator. Specialising in all aspects of employment law, she routinely acts for both private sector organisations ranging from SMEs to multi-national companies and public sector organisations.

Jennie’s work covers the full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious employment law including corporate support and due diligence exercises. Having the client’s objectives at the forefront of her focus, Jennie prides herself on being approachable and provides practical, clear jargon free advice.

Recently Jennie has advised on a number of large scale strategic projects (including senior management restructure, outsourcing/insourcing exercises, modern slavery act compliance), provided support and guidance on day to day operational and people management advice (such as performance management, absence management, disciplinary and grievance processes, bullying, discrimination and employee disputes), and worked with other teams on multi-million pound transactional instructions.”

Building Your Brand: Unlocking the Secret Strength of Social

Gerard Murnaghan, General Manager EMEA – Sprout Social

Gerard Murnaghan is the VP and General Manager of International at Sprout Social. He is passionate about cultivating an inspirational culture, sustaining high performance, and delighting customers with disruptive technologies that solve meaningful problems. Prior to joining Sprout, Gerard was the VP of EMEA Sales for Indeed.com.

Metaverse, Web3, NFT’S… what does this all mean for your business?

Bernard Marr, UK’s Top LinkedIn Influencer – Bernard Marr & Co

Bernard Marr is one of the world’s most successful social media influencers at the intersection of business and technology.

With his trusted and engaged audience of over 2 million followers and over 1 million newsletter subscribers, Bernard has successfully partnered with many of the world’s leading tech companies, including Amazon, Google, Microsoft, IBM, Dell, Oracle, Cisco, Nokia, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, Shell, Qlik, Tableau, Salesforce, SAS, Thoughtspot, Box, IronMountain, and many others.

Are you mitigating your Cyber risk effectively?

Nathan Hankin, Cyber Broker, EMEA – AON

Nathan Hankin is a Cyber Broker within Aon’s Cyber team. He has twelve years of experience in commercial insurance helping organisations across many industries of all sizes from start-ups to global.

Nathan has presented at many Cyber focused events across the country. He offers help and insight around Cyber risk with real life examples or media, to help educate colleagues and clients.

What Stackable Digital Learning Means and How It Will Transform The Future of Professional Development

David Denyer, Professor of Leadership and Organisational Change – Cranfield University

David is a leading authority on organizational resilience and leading change with over 20 years of experience gained in academia, industry and consultancy. He is Professor of Leadership and Organisational Change and Strategic Business Director at Cranfield School of Management and leads the Cranfield University multi-disciplinary Resilience Grand Challenge. David helps organizations to build resilience into future strategy and to develop the leadership capability not just to survive but to remain competitive and thrive in disruptive and uncertain times.

David’s academic papers have been cited more than 20,000 times on Google Scholar. Both the Academy of Social Sciences and the Economic and Social Research Council have showcased David’s work as an exemplar of excellence in research impact. He is a past recipient of UK ‘Most Influential Thinker’ awarded by HR magazine.

Digital Transformation: Avoiding the Pitfalls and Ensuring Success

Kiron Bose: Chief Operating Officer, Issured Limited

With a degree in aeronautical engineering, Kiron spent his early career designing and developing complex aircraft systems for BAE SYSTEMS (BAES) including avionic and weapon systems for both the Typhoon and Lightning (F35) fighter aircraft. During his time at BAES, Kiron moved into the design of future command, control and intelligence systems working with the operational business to understand their needs and translating these into technical designs.

Kiron then moved to PA Consulting working across a number of Digital Transformation projects for a variety of clients, eventually becoming an independent consultant to UK Counter Terrorism Policing where he led the business transformation of how they source, manage and share intelligence. From this, Issured was born where Kiron is the COO and has led a range of Digital Transformation programmes with UK Law Enforcement, NHS, UK Fire and Rescue Services and a range of private sector clients.

Jed Stone – Chief Product Officer, Issured Ltd

With over 20 years’ experience in UK policing, Jed has performed roles as the Head of ICT and CIO within mainstream policing and managed the delivery programme for the design and development of the UK Counter Terrorism intelligence system used prior to, and throughout, the 2012 Olympics. Jed has led the delivery of national CT intelligence development standards; national intelligence indexing standards; and national CT data review, retention, and disposal standards. He was also instrumental in the design and working methods used within a multi-agency intelligence Siege/Hostage and CBRN intelligence cell.

Since leaving the Police, and as CPO of Issured, Jed has managed the UK’s National Police Chief’s Council’s Digital Intelligence and Investigation (DII) programme and now capitalises on Issured’s collective experience in security and defence to develop innovative new products and services to support Law Enforcement and other industries.

The impact of Digital Marketing to inform future Product Design

Yaseen Akhtar, Director of Curriculum – South Central Institute of Technology (SCIoT)

The ground-breaking £20M development in Bletchley will enable opportunities for the local community to access an inspirational learning environment with innovative and creative pathways to enhance their careers. Although the significant investment in a physical build will support regional aspiration, the impact of lockdown has forced the educational sector to react with innovate methods of delivery to engage with clients.

Yaseen has published research focussing on the development needs of employers and will share the recent experience of successfully delivering a large project through the support of digital marketing. This will include the challenging demands of customer satisfaction in a post-COVID world when designing new products for delivery.

Thank you to all our attendees, speakers and sponsors who made this event possible…

It was a great pleasure to have hosted this year’s MK Digital Summit. Bringing together leading speakers and supported by local sponsors, the day welcomed over 100 guests from different industries with the common goal of sharing advice and information around ‘digital transformation and digital marketing‘.

“The biggest technology summit in Milton Keynes was incredible!”

“It was a fantastic event with some excellent guest speakers.”

“Well done to you and the team on organising such a great event at a brilliant venue.”

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Sponsors MK Digital Summit 2022 1

You helped to support and raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House Charities

Supporting the Ronald McDonald House Charities

123 Internet Group were proud to be supporting this amazing charity again with proceeds from the ticket sales being donated to the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Their 12 Houses across the UK not only provide free ‘home away from home’ accommodation close to children’s hospitals, they also offer a friendly smile, clean facilities and an invaluable support network.

In 2021, they supported 3,916 families across our 12 Houses for an average of 16 nights…

who were living an average of 62 miles away from the hospital…

helping to save families an average of £1,240 in out-of-pocket accommodations costs.

Ronald McDonald House Charity RMHC Supporters

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