Meet our speakers



Oliver Ogg

Head of Digital Strategy, EMEA, Apigee 

Oliver leads digital strategy in EMEA for Apigee where he advises business and technology executives on their digital strategies and execution. Prior to joining Google, Oliver lead the API programme at M&S Digital for 3.5 years, consulted with various startups where he specialised in distributed systems, APIs, building software teams and Agile, and was co-founder and CTO of his own startup. 

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Simon Torrance

Author, 'New Growth Playbook' and 'FightBack'

Simon is a senior independent advisor to Boards and Leadership Teams on business model transformation, platform strategy and digital ventures. He works across multiple sectors and geographies, helping to define and execute breakthrough new growth opportunities for incumbent organisations. Simon is a member of the World Economic Forum's 'Digital Platforms & Ecosystems' executive working group, co-founder and Chair of the world's biggest event on platforms, the Platform Economy Summit, guest lecturer at Singularity University, author and presenter of the New Growth Playbook and co-author of a new book, 'FIGHTBACK - how to win in the digital economy with platforms, ventures and entrepreneurs'.

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