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					London Technology Summit, 20 February 2009

3 February 2009 The London Business School Technology Club is pleased to announce third annual London Technology Summit ‘What’s Next? Technology trends and opportunities in the immediate future’ on 20 February 2009. Hosted at London Business School’s campus at Regent’s Park, the third annual Technology Summit will bring together over 200 senior executives from the technology industry in the UK and Europe. The London Technology Summit promises to be a watershed event for the London technology community, bringing together enterprise, consumer and emerging technology for a lively day of discussion on issues and emerging trends in the web, mobile, finance and entertainment industry. Rather than the pure technology focus of most conferences, we look at the business side of the technology industry and study the problems faced by technology companies from a rigorous business perspective. Confirmed speakers include the following:  Accel Partners, Hussein Kanji (LBS MBA2007)  Amazon, Simone Brunozzi, Web services evangelist  BidRoute, Barry Marshall (LBS MSC16), Co-Founder and Owner  BT, Joseph Dahan (LBS SEMBA2006), Chief advisor to the CTO  Celtel, Moez Daya, former CTO and COO  Cisco, Keith Mitchell, Director of Enterprise Operations and Business Development, Emerging Markets  Intel, Alberto Spinelli, Director - EMEA Strategic Marketing  Google, Rob Swerling, Principal, New Business Development  Last.fm, Ryan Regan, CFO  MarketFactory, James Sinclair, CEO  McKinsey, Nathan Marston, Partner and leader of UK hi-tech practice  Microsoft, Jeff Pabst (LBS MBA2002), Business Development Manager at Xbox  Rabobank, Paul Buckler; Head of Market Risk IT  Sling Media, Stuart Collingwood, VP EMEA  Vodafone, Dave Hagedorn (LBS MBA2001), Mergers & Acquisitions Executive  Zopa.com, Giles Andrews, Managing Director More information and tickets are available on www.londontechnologysummit.com. Please contact techclub@london.edu with any questions or interview requests.

Notes to Editors: Founded in 1964 and based in the world’s best connected city, London Business School exists to develop break-through insights and successful leaders that have a positive impact on business around the world The School's faculty, from over 30 countries, is grouped into seven subject areas – Accounting; Economics; Finance; Management Science and Operations; Marketing; Organisational Behaviour; and Strategic and International Management. Studying at the School provides access to an unmatched diversity of thought. With a presence in four international cities – London, New York, Hong Kong and Dubai – the School is well positioned to equip students from more than 130 countries with the capabilities needed to operate in today’s business environment. Students further benefit from our 28,000 alumni who provide a wealth of knowledge, business experience and worldwide networking opportunities.

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The School awards 800 degrees every year, across MBA, Executive MBA, Masters in Finance, Sloan Fellow and PhD programmes. The Executive Education team offers a portfolio of over 20 open programmes as well as custom-designed programmes developed to meet the specific needs of organisations. London Business School is consistently ranked among the top ten business schools in the world. www.london.edu

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