BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Level39 - ECPv4.8.2//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:Level39 X-ORIGINAL-URL: X-WR-CALDESC:Events for Level39 BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=Europe/London:20201110T140000 DTEND;TZID=Europe/London:20201110T160000 DTSTAMP:20201125T135804 CREATED:20201109T104755Z LAST-MODIFIED:20201109T104755Z SUMMARY:#OfficeHours39 with Daniele Longo DESCRIPTION:[Level39 Members Only – please see latest newsletter for sign up] \nDaniele Longo has 20 years of global experience in large corporations and scale-up businesses across digital payments\, banking\, luxury retail and hospitality. Most recently\, Daniele has been working as CMO for Cirdan Capital and The Arts Club where he leveraged his global expertise to support investors and entrepreneurs to reposition their brands\, upgrade their digital capabilities\, improve their business models and create effective go to market strategies. For over 10 years Daniele has been working in American Express covering various Management roles including Vice President for Global Brand Marketing and Communication with a wide remit and responsibilities spanning the creation & development of global marketing strategies on brand\, communications\, data insights\, media planning and sponsorships\, agencies management at a global level. Before joining Amex\, he held marketing and business roles with Harrods\, Mediaset and the Italian Embassy in London. \n URL: LOCATION:Online ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/png: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=Europe/London:20201112T140000 DTEND;TZID=Europe/London:20201112T160000 DTSTAMP:20201125T135804 CREATED:20201110T115415Z LAST-MODIFIED:20201110T115415Z SUMMARY:#OfficeHours39 with Sam Gardner DESCRIPTION:[Level39 Members Only – please see latest newsletter for sign up] \nSam Gardner has over 5 years’ experience within the Software Market and has established relationships with some of the world’s most leading tech firms\, including many members of Level39. \nOver the last 3 years\, he has been working as a Growth & Innovation Advisor to the community of Financial & Software markets\, having a background in coding and with extensive knowledge and experience within market trading.  Sam’s passion is to support the Fintech entrepreneurs of today with the ongoing development of their businesses\, focusing on the 2 key elements\, Growth & People. Through a global presence and systematic approach\, Sam has been able to advise and direct businesses on the best possible options available when it comes to additional funds and investments. In his spare time\, Sam enjoys stamp collecting. \n  \n URL: LOCATION:Online ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/png: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=Europe/London:20201117T140000 DTEND;TZID=Europe/London:20201117T160000 DTSTAMP:20201125T135804 CREATED:20201110T121005Z LAST-MODIFIED:20201112T151240Z SUMMARY:#InvestorHours39 with Vishnu Amble DESCRIPTION:[Level39 Members Only  – please see latest newsletter for sign up]\n\nVishnu Amble is a Senior Investment Director with Saudi Aramco focused on Strategic & Corporate Venture Investments across the globe\, with a leadership role across all aspects of the investment process. He is also involved in New Market Development & Technology Scouting\, including Asian & North American expansion activities.  His key areas of investment focus are Blockchain\, Cybersecurity\, IoT\, Advanced Computing\, Fintech & Mobility that serve the Global Core & Critical Infrastructure Industries\, drive sustainability initiatives\, & solve climate challenges.\n\n\nHe previously served as an Investment Director with Germany-based E.ON\, focusing on corporate & strategic venture investments\, managing a portfolio of over 20 technology investments across the globe.\n\n\nEarlier in his career\, Vishnu served as an investment professional with Global Cleantech Capital\, The Abraaj Group & The Carlyle Group in the US\, EMEA\, & Asia. He started his career as a Power\, Utilities\, & Infrastructure Investment Banker with Lehman Brothers. He received his degrees in Economics & Computer Science Engineering from the University of Michigan\, Ann Arbor.  He also serves as a Mentor to the Alchemist Accelerator & Techstars.  Over his career\, Vishnu has invested in over 30 technology companies\, across multiple stages and geographies.\n URL: LOCATION:Online ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=Europe/London:20201119T140000 DTEND;TZID=Europe/London:20201119T160000 DTSTAMP:20201125T135804 CREATED:20201110T121849Z LAST-MODIFIED:20201112T151312Z SUMMARY:#OfficeHours39 with Lyndon Adams DESCRIPTION:[Level39 Members Only – please see latest newsletter for sign up] \nLyndon Adams is a business technologist with over 25 years experience across management consulting\, technology companies and investment banking. He is currently establishing his own CTO as a Service consultancy\, to support startups and scale-ups. \nThroughout Lyndon’s career he has worked at the intersection of business and technology where he successfully built and delivered many complex products in companies such as Goldman Sachs\, Credit Suisse\, Citi\, Vmware\, Pivotal and DellEMC. \nLyndon’s passion is to leverage his experience to develop teams and companies through coaching\, mentoring and problem solving while being laser focused on tangible outcomes. \n URL: LOCATION:Online ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=UTC+1:20201124T130000 DTEND;TZID=UTC+1:20201124T140000 DTSTAMP:20201125T135804 CREATED:20201111T123656Z LAST-MODIFIED:20201111T123656Z SUMMARY:Applifting Webinar: Microservices | How to scale your business DESCRIPTION:Organised by Level39 new member Applifting and open to Level39! \nDo you want to know more about Microservices in the context of digital products and services?  Do you want to succeed on the digital products and services market? Are you curious about modern approaches like Microservices in scaled software development? \nAttend this webinar on 24 November at 13:00 CET to find out more \nHosted by Solution Architect Nick Barbariiskii who has 10 years experience in IT . \nRead more and register here. \n URL: LOCATION:Online ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: ORGANIZER;CN="Applifting" END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=Europe/London:20201124T140000 DTEND;TZID=Europe/London:20201124T160000 DTSTAMP:20201125T135804 CREATED:20201110T122418Z LAST-MODIFIED:20201112T151135Z SUMMARY:#OfficeHours39 with Keith Moses DESCRIPTION:[Level39 Members Only – please see latest newsletter for sign up] \nFor close to 20 years\, Keith has been advising growth stage companies expanding worldwide. During this period\, he performed various roles for UK Trade & Investment and the Department for International Trade\, spending 6 years from 2012-2018 as a Tech City focussed global expansion adviser – helping ambitious companies to look beyond the UK and plot a viable path to markets such as the US\, Brazil and Asia Pac. In the process\, Keith developed broad networks across resellers\, corporates\, venture capital\, professional & legal and government agencies. \nKeith is currently a Fintech specialist for Invest Hong Kong with a specific remit to engage Fintechs (primarily B2B) across the UK & Europe looking to embrace Asia with a view to helping them to set up and expand their operations from Hong Kong. His role is to ensure that scaling companies access opportunities in Hong Kong quickly & efficiently by connecting them with regulators\, appropriate govt agencies\, sources of funding\, financial institutions and prospective partners. \nKeith has a keen interest in – strategic planning; how to strike the right balance when exporting a company DNA to a new market; helping founders to understand where value resides in their companies and leverage this value properly and last but not least\, global geopolitics- having read politics at university and acquired post graduate qualifications in international business and development. \n URL: LOCATION:Online ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=Europe/London:20201126T090000 DTEND;TZID=Europe/London:20201126T100000 DTSTAMP:20201125T135804 CREATED:20201120T120655Z LAST-MODIFIED:20201120T120655Z SUMMARY:Diversity & Inclusion: Building Back Better DESCRIPTION:Join us at 9am on Thursday 26th November – we’re discussing diversity in FinTech with three of the sector’s most prominent voices. \nThis online event will ask one of London’s leading tech investors and two entrepreneurs scaling fast-growth companies\, will tech build back better after COVID-19 and tackle its representation issues\, or will companies allow this pandemic to push Diversity & Inclusion back down the corporate agenda? \nThis lively session will delve into the prevailing challenges\, the consistent barriers to change and the opportunities and actions for delivering real progress as the tech community emerges from its second national lockdown. We’ll be joined by Suranga Chandratillake\, Partner at Balderton Capital & Advisor to Diversity VC; Frances Dean\, COO VAKT; Rosie Turner\, co-founder\, InChorus & Fintech For All Charter and Amy French\, Head at Level39. \nREGISTER HERE \n URL: LOCATION:Online ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/png: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=Europe/London:20201126T153000 DTEND;TZID=Europe/London:20201126T173000 DTSTAMP:20201125T135804 CREATED:20201110T123401Z LAST-MODIFIED:20201120T120847Z SUMMARY:#OfficeHours39 with Arvin Abraham DESCRIPTION:[Level39 members only – please see latest newsletter for sign up] \nArvin Abraham is a lawyer and angel investor who focuses his practice on Fintech and corporate transactions for private equity sponsors and venture capital funds. He complements his transactional practice with deep expertise in the regulatory landscape for financial institutions including banking\, payments and digital assets. \nArvin works across the tech-ecosystem\, including with venture capital firms\, strategic investors and startup companies. \nAs a Level39 mentor he is available to provide advice on: \n\nFundraising and interacting with VCs and angel investors.\nGetting noticed by clients and understanding their needs.\nHow to pitch technology solutions?\nThe latest “hot” issues for the banking industry?\nHow to improve clients’ user experience?\nBrainstorming  sessions on new product ideas\n\n URL: LOCATION:Online ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/png: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=Europe/London:20201201T140000 DTEND;TZID=Europe/London:20201201T160000 DTSTAMP:20201125T135804 CREATED:20201110T140251Z LAST-MODIFIED:20201120T120919Z SUMMARY:#InvestorHours39 with Accel DESCRIPTION:[Level39 Members Only – please see latest newsletter for sign up] \nSession with Investor Einar Bratheen \nAccel is a leading venture capital firm that invests in people and their companies from the earliest days through all phases of private company growth. Atlassian\, Braintree\, Cloudera\, CrowdStrike\, DJI\, Dropbox\, Dropcam\, Etsy\, Facebook\, Flipkart\, FreshWorks\, Jet\, Qualtrics\, Slack\, Spotify\, Supercell\, UiPath and Vox Media are among the companies the firm has backed over the past 35 years. \n URL: LOCATION:Online ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/png: END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=Europe/London:20201203T153000 DTEND;TZID=Europe/London:20201203T173000 DTSTAMP:20201125T135804 CREATED:20201110T141702Z LAST-MODIFIED:20201110T141827Z SUMMARY:#OfficeHours39 with Bob Schukai DESCRIPTION:[Level39 Members Only – Registration link to be published on upcoming newsletter] \nRobert Schukai is Senior Vice President\, Identity Solutions at Mastercard.  He is responsible for the technical design\, execution\, and support of innovative identity solutions to enable people to validate and authenticate themselves digitally in both payment and non-payment transactions. \nPrior to his current role\, Bob was the Global Head of Design for Digital Identity Solutions and Head of Applied Innovation for Thomson Reuters. Focus areas included cognitive computing\, financial technology\, blockchain\, user experience\, and digital identity. \n URL: LOCATION:Online ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR