Say hello to the transformers

Technology is changing the world as we know it. Come and meet some of the movers and shakers in our industry and engage with them at T3CH. Watch this space in the coming months to see who else will be speaking.

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Our speakers

Master of ceremonies

Kate Russell

Journalist, reporter & author

Kate Russell is a journalist, reporter and author, and has been writing about technology and the Internet since 1995.

Keynote speaker

Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Inventor of the World Wide Web

Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989 while working as a software engineer at CERN, the large particle physics laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland.

Plenary speaker

Denis Lacroix

Senior Vice President, Core Shared Services Research & Development, Amadeus

In 2017, Denis was appointed Senior Vice President, Core Shared Services R&D (CSS R&D) and joined the Amadeus Executive Committee.

Plenary speaker

Subbu Allamaraju

Vice President Technology at Expedia, Inc.

Plenary speaker

Keren Elazari

Hacker, cyber security analyst & senior researcher at the Tel Aviv University

Keren Elazari is an internationally acclaimed security researcher, author and strategic analyst, with years of experience in the international cyber security industry.

Plenary speaker

Perry Krug

Architect in the office of the CTO, Couchbase

Perry Krug is an Architect in the office of the CTO and general customer advocate for Couchbase.

Plenary speaker

Olaf Schnapauff

Chief Technology Officer at Amadeus

Olaf Schnapauff leads the Architecture and Governance of the Technology and Platforms Engineering unit of Amadeus by providing both business and technology expertise.

Plenary speaker

Wolfgang Krips

Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy at Amadeus

Plenary speaker

Yudong Tan

COO and VP, Flight Business Group at Ctrip.com International

Yudong leads the engineering, product, operations and customer service teams at China’s largest OTA, Ctrip.com International, based in Shanghai.

Deep-dive speaker

Daniel Sánchez Reina

Senior Director Analyst, Gartner

Daniel Sanchez Reina is a Research Director for Gartner's Leadership, Culture and People Dynamics team in the CIO Research group.

Deep-dive speaker

Gustavo Alonso

Professor of Computer Science at ETH Zürich

Gustavo Alonso is a Professor of Computer Science at ETH Zürich.

Deep-dive speaker

Florent Ramière

Systems Engineer, Confluent

Florent Ramière is passionate about technology and has more than twenty years of hands on experience in software development and project management.

Deep-dive speaker

Montse Guardia

Alastria Blockchain Consortium General Manager, Quantum Blockchain Alliance President

Montse leads the first blockchain consortium that involves more than 400 members within the industry, public sector and academia in Spain.

Deep-dive speaker

Louis Vieille-Cessay

PreSales Manager, Security, Risk & Governance, France & BeLux at Micro Focus

Louis Vieille-Cessay leads the technical consulting team for Micro Focus Security, Risk & Governance Solutions in France and BeLux.

Deep-dive speaker

Matthieu Debeaux

Global Customer Engineer at Google Cloud

Matthieu started his Global Customer Engineer role at Google Cloud in the Travel and Transport vertical in April 2017.

Plenary speaker

Dietmar Fauser

Senior Vice President of Technology Platforms & Engineering (TPE), Amadeus

The Amadeus TPE unit brings together development and operation teams around the DevOps concept.

Plenary speaker

Adrian Cockcroft

Vice President Cloud Architecture Strategy, Amazon Web Services

In his role at AWS, Cockcroft is focused on the needs of cloud native and “all-in” customers, and leads the AWS open source community development program.

Plenary speaker

Jeffrey Troy

President, CEO Aviation ISAC

Concurrently, Jeff is a Senior IT Risk Manager for General Electric Aviation.

Plenary speaker

Richard Bennett

Chief spokesperson, Industry Strategy & Solutions, EMEA, VMware

Plenary speaker

Nicolas Nelson

Chief Information Officer at Air France

Nicolas Nelson has been Chief Information Officer at Air France since 2016, in charge of all the company's IT services and in conjunction with the Air France-KLM Group IT, developing innovative and high-performance solutions for the Grou

Plenary speaker

Russell Howell

Executive Vice President, Technology, Products & Innovation at BCD Travel

Russell Howell leads BCD Travel’s companywide technology organization, supporting operational functions as well as the company’s products, services, innovation, and IT infrastructure.

Plenary speaker

Susan Doniz

Group CIO for Qantas Group

She has had a long career leading technology, digital and product across various global firms.

Deep-dive speaker

Frederic Desmoulins

CEO CodinGame

Fred is a self-taught developer who created CodinGame in 2014.

Deep-dive speaker

Baptiste Chatrain

Head of Data Science for Innovation, AI Research at Amadeus

At the heart of the Amadeus Innovation community, Baptiste Chatrain’s role is to turn ideas into value.

Deep-dive speaker

Koen Harbers

Senior Consultant at Blinklane Consulting

Deep-dive speaker

Jerome Lecat

Chief Executive Officer at Scality

Deep-dive speaker

Óscar Lage

Head of Cybersecurity & Blockchain at Tecnalia

Head of Cybersecurity & Blockchain at Tecnalia, Speaker, Professor and leader of the first industrial blockchain laboratory in Europe.

Plenary speaker

Christophe Bousquet

Senior Vice President, Airlines R&D, Amadeus

Christophe was appointed Senior Vice President, Airlines R&D in January 2017, becoming a member of the Amadeus Executive Committee.

Plenary speaker

Paul Strong

Technical Director at the CTO office, Google Cloud

Paul helps connect Google with its enterprise customers, advising them in their digital transformation, in areas ranging from thought leadership, vision and strategy, to application and infrastructure transformation.

Plenary speaker

Caleb Barlow

VP Security Intelligence, IBM Security X-Force  

Caleb Barlow is a globally recognized security professional and Vice President at IBM Security where he leads IBM's X-Force Threat Intelligence organization.

Plenary speaker

Dr. Nicola Hodson

Vice President ofTransformation Global Sales & Marketing, Microsoft Corporation

Nicola is leading Digital Transformation across 14 geographical regions, spanning 190 countries.

Plenary speaker

Marion Mesnage

Head of Research, Innovation and Ventures at Amadeus

Marion, as the head of the Research, Innovation and Ventures at Amadeus, is leading a multi-site team of ~80 people – made of researchers, data scientists, business specialists, entrepreneurs, and experts in innovation management.

Plenary speaker

Carlos Fernandez Conde

Chief Information Officer at Viajes El Corte Inglés

Plenary speaker

Joshua Wood

Head of Global Business Travel Partnerships, Booking.com

Joshua is responsible for establishing and growing business travel partnerships for Booking.com.

Deep-dive speaker

Werner Knoblich

Senior Vice President and General Manager, EMEA, Red Hat

Werner Knoblich is responsible for developing and executing Red Hat’s business strategy across Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).

Deep-dive speaker

Andrew Stein

Co-Founder, Chief Architect at Distil Networks

As reformed data scraper, Andrew now spends his time building out Distil Networks' bot blocking technology.

Deep-dive speaker

Dr Dirk Woywod

Chief Technology Officer at Verimi

Deep-dive speaker

Rafael Achaerandio

Head of Open Source, Application Innovation & Dev Advocacy for Microsoft Azure in Western Europe.

Work to make others really cool by empowering every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more with Azure Cloud + AI and Open Source.

Deep-dive speaker

Tiddo Veldhuis

Director Innovation and Optimization Digital at Air France-KLM

Tiddo has been part of the Digital Transformation journey of Air France KLM for the last 2,5 years.