Aspire Modern Workplace Summit 2024 Replay

We’re pleased to share the informative sessions from the Aspire Modern Workplace Summit.

Highlights from Aspire Modern Workplace Summit 2024

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the Aspire Modern Workplace Summits in Glasgow and Gateshead. We were thrilled to welcome over 350 delegates from businesses across the UK.

For those who couldn’t make it on the day, we wanted to make the sessions from our expert speakers publicly available to enjoy at your own convenience.

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Welcome and opening address

Chris Fraser – CEO

Chris founded Aspire in 2006 and now leads the board of directors. Chris is responsible for Aspire’s technology strategy to ensure they continue to deliver the most innovative solutions to customers across the UK and beyond.

KEYNOTE SESSION: Building the Blueprint for a Transformative and Secure Modern Workplace

Sarah Armstrong-Smith
Chief Security Advisor for Europe at Microsoft

Sarah has led a long and impactful career, developing specialisms in artificial intelligence and future technologies, addressing the impacts they have on cyber security. She has vast experience guiding businesses through digital attacks and teaching organisations how best to protect their data.

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Patching From the Cloud – Managing Patches in Hybrid Work Environments Effectively

York von Eichel-Streiber
Product Marketing Manager at NinjaOne

York has been working for more than 5 years for NinjaOne in product marketing and presales. Over the years, he has worked with thousands of IT-admins, network engineers and helpdesk teams on proof of concepts and implementations of the NinjaOne platform.

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KEYNOTE SESSION: From No-as-a-Service to Go-as-a-Service: How Security Can Enable the Modern Workplace

Ben Hanson
Senior Security Strategist & Advisor, Microsoft

As a Senior Security Strategist and Advisor at Microsoft, Ben has partnered with the CSOs and other security leaders at the world’s largest Financial Services institutions, guiding them through the complex interplay between business and security objectives, risk, technology, and cultural transformation.

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Unlocking Modern Business Success: Developing Key Applications with Low-Code Solutions

Alasdair Gauld
CEO at Flyte

Alasdair is CEO with a passion for creating user-centric digital experiences. He specialises in developing modern workplace environments, user-centric intranets, and automating business processes using the power of Microsoft 365, SharePoint Online, Microsoft Teams, and the Power Platform.

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Insights from the Aspire SOC: How a Modern Workplace Bolsters Defences

Bob McKay
Security & Operations Director at Aspire

Bob heads up Aspire’s security and operations divisions. He is responsible for the development, design, and implementation of Aspire’s information security portfolio. Bob and his team work to secure our customers against the ever-evolving cyber threat.

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Driving User Experience: HaloITSM Demonstration

Jake Silverthorne
Enterprise Account Executive at HaloITSM

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Unlocking Digital Success: The Peter Vardy Journey

Paul Clark

-CTO at Peter Vardy

Chris Fraser

– CEO at Aspire

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Q&A Panel Session: Engage with our Expert Speakers

Expert Panel Session


Dive into a dynamic panel discussion featuring our event experts.

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