Launching this month, RISE Spotlights are a unique forum for thought leadership and opinion, aiming to spark conversation in the industry, as well as drive engagement between ISE attendees, exhibitors and partners in advance of ISE 2021.
The monthly two-hour RISE Spotlight events will be produced in partnership with The Next Web (TNW), a technology media brand with extensive reach among global and technology businesses. TNW will support the digital events with unique content from global subject experts, technology entrepreneurs and start-ups. Content includes roundtable discussions, interviews and interactive virtual hangouts.
The monthly Spotlights will focus on key solutions areas at ISE 2021. The first RISE Spotlight, at 14:00 CET (13:00 GMT) on Tuesday 24 November, will centre around unified communications and collaboration technologies and take the theme of ‘Workspace Evolution’. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift to remote working and opened up a debate about what the future of work will look like. This event will offer insight into the latest trends and explore how companies and individuals should equip and organise themselves to adapt to the new norms of work.
Participants in the RISE Spotlight on Workspace Evolution include:
- Marit Janssen, Tranformation Consultant, ABN AMRO
Marit’s work involves transforming, nudging and facilitating change in processes and behaviour within organisations. She has a strong sense of what the future could be like and what this requires for culture and leadership.
- John Egan, CEO, L’Atelier
L’Atelier is a foresight business that is part of international banking group BNP Paribas. John deploys an interdisciplinary team of economists, journalists, scientists and researchers to identify investable opportunities at the intersection of technological and social change.
- Jon Sidwick, President, Collabtech Group
Following 23 years at international pro AV distributor Maverick AV Solutions, Jon this year moved into the UC collaboration and AV services business by becoming President of Collabtech Group, a global company focused on helping people work better together through services and enablement solutions.
- Sean Wargo, Senior Director, Market Intelligence, AVIXA
Sean is responsible for helping AVIXA realise its strategic goal to become the authoritative source for market intelligence in the AV industry through data capture, analytics expertise, insight delivery and world-class market research.
Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2021 will take place at the Fira de Barcelona, Gran Vía, on 1-4 June 2021. The conference programme will include the Workspace Evolution Summit.