Networkshop50 keynote speakers

Arthur Clune

Assistant director for research and innovation IT, University of Sheffield

Arthur is currently assistant director for research and innovation IT at the University of Sheffield, where he's responsible for helping researchers with their computational needs.

Prior to that, he was director of infrastructure at the University of York, where he was also responsible for cyber security. 

Scott Stonham

Founder of WellThatsInteresting.Tech

Scott's career spans senior technology and marketing roles for multinationals, including Vodafone, Qualcomm and IHS Markit, to edgy technology start-ups in the UK, Europe and the USA.

In 2019 Scott launched wellthatsinteresting.tech to showcase purpose-driven leaders who use technology to make a positive difference to our world. Through this, Scott supports many sustainability initiatives, companies and technologies that aspire to make positive impacts to our societies, people, environment and biodiversity.

Sponsored keynote speakers

  • Simon Wilson

    Simon Wilson

    Chief technology office, Aruba UK and Ireland

  • Neil Goddard

    Neil Goddard

    Consulting engineer, Juniper-Mist AI Driven Enterprise

  • Sudheer Matta

    Sudheer Matta

    Group vice president products, Juniper-Mist AI Driven Enterprise

  • Mark Silis

    Mark Silis

    Vice president for information systems and technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Mark Benson

    Mark Benson

    Chief technology officer, Logicalis

  • Rob Price

    Rob Price

    Practice director for digital infrastructure, Logicalis

Esports keynote panel

  • Andy Miah

    Professor Andy Miah

    Chair of science communication and future media, University of Salford

    See Andy's profile.

  • Kylie Kendrick

    Kylie Kendrick

    Technical specialist, Durham University

    See Kylie's profile.

  • Simon Palmer

    Simon Palmer

    Director of IT and digital vision, Gower College Swansea

    See Simon's profile.

  • Joe Duckhouse

    Joe Duckhouse

    Chief technology officer, Confetti Media Group

    See Joe's profile.

  • Gin Rai

    Gin Rai

    Esports manager and higher education course leader, Confetti Media Group

    See Gin's profile.

5G/6G 'beyond the wires' keynote panel

Women in technology panel

Other confirmed speakers

  • Alex Goffe, associate director, operations and infrastructure, Keele University
  • Mathew Bailey, head of network services, Keele University
  • Mark Jameson, head of technical infrastructure group, Lancaster University
  • Nick Skelton, independent HE IT consultant, Nutgrove consulting 
  • Andrew Dewhurst, vice principal and chief information officer, Nelson & Colne College Group
  • Sean Cullinan, head of information services, Cardiff Met University