Preparing for the Future with Pure Storage and CDW

Sea Containers, 18 Upper Ground, London, SE1 9RQ
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Pure Storage and CDW are delighted to invite you to an intimate and exclusive roundtable at Sea Containers on Tuesday 2nd April 2019.

Hosted by Pure Storage Chief Technology Officer, Patrick Smith, and CDW Head of Technology Solutions, Guy Smith, the executive roundtable will be an open and engaging discussion around the future of cloud, data as a strategic asset and how Pure Storage and CDW’s partnership can help your organisation on your journey to digital transformation.

Patrick Smith

Pure Storage’s Field CTO for EMEA, Patrick Smith is a senior technical advisor providing crucial input and leadership across engineering, product management, sales, marketing as well as presales.

With a 25 year career in financial services technology, Patrick has held roles at Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and Nomura in both London and New York. Most recently, he was responsible for core infrastructure engineering at Deutsche Bank.

Patrick’s career began as an electronic design engineer at STC Submarine Systems, where he worked on underwater telecommunications systems. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in electrical and electronic engineering from Staffordshire University.

Guy Smith

As Head of Technology Solutions at CDW UK, Guy Smith is responsible for a team of 45 presales architects and specialists that provide expertise and advice to customers. Covering a broad technology portfolio, the team’s work includes supporting transactional opportunities, delivering deep architectural guidance and helping to translate business requirements into technical solutions.

Having been self-employed for 11 years, Guy joined CDW in 2014 as a Solutions Architect before becoming Practice Lead for Datacentre and Cloud in 2017 and then moving to his current role in 2018.

With a background in leading the implementation of complex, multi-technology solutions, Guy has expertise across public cloud, private cloud, networking and security as well as managed services and IT outsourcing.

To register your interest or for further information, please email CDWEvents@uk.cdw.com, or contact your CDW Account Manager.

Please note: spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.


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