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After the turbulence of 2016, business as usual no longer cuts it. In a world of economic uncertainty, political upheaval and digital disruption, today's businesses have to be quicker, smarter and more agile than ever to succeed. 

From ambitious growth firms defining new sectors to multinationals innovating to meet new economic realities, the businesses that win will be defined by their ability to anticipate, respond to and harness new scenarios and fast changing conditions.

Join us at DueDil Spotlight 2017 and hear from industry leaders and innovators about how they are adapting to change, mitigating risk and driving competitive advantage.

Learn how our customers are transforming their businesses by putting data at the centre of their workflow


Be the first to see the launch of our latest product innovations and network with fellow DueDil customers and industry peers

Hear insights from industry leaders on the importance of data in the changing business landscape




10x Future Technologies
Executive Chairman

Sherry Coutu is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. She is Chair of the ScaleUp Institute and Founders4Schools and serves on the Boards of London Stock Exchange Group, Cambridge University (Finance Board), Cambridge Assessment, Cambridge University Press, Raspberry Pi, and Duofertility. She is also on the advisory board of LinkedIn.

Richard has worked for HSBC in the UK for 16 years in a variety of roles. He leads a team of 1,000 responsible for 650,000 small trading businesses and a further 300,000 entities including charities, clubs and societies. Richard also leads Business Banking Direct, which is responsible for the UK Business Social Media Unit, digital on-boarding of customers and centralised customer risk management. Richard also leads HSBC’s Business Telephone Banking service.


Angel Investor and 
Non-Executive Board Director


Pierre Berlin recently joined DueDil as Chief Revenue Officer. Previously he was responsible for building the Linkedin Talent Solutions team across Southern Europe and the Middle-East taking the regions from 0 employees to leading the entire EMEA team of more of than 800 people. Pierre has also held positions at SAP and Business Objects.


Co-Founder and CEO,
 Octopus Investments



Nick Noyer is VP Marketing at DueDil, where he leads the company’s efforts in awareness, communications, demand, and market entry. Prior to DueDil, Nick ran marketing in Europe, Middle East, and Africa for Box (NYSE:BOX), where he joined the company in 2009 when they were just 50 employees. Nick holds a bachelor’s degree in visual studies from Harvard University.

Sean leads the TMT and High Growth Group for Barclays Corporate Banking.  The team focuses on all stages of the TMT sector from early stage businesses to FTSE100 names.  In the last couple of years they have developed a specialism in financing high growth and disruptive companies through the launch of a venture debt product -  the only major UK bank currently offering this service.


VP Marketing,

Manish Madhvani is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of GP Bullhound. Manish has executed M&A and capital raising transactions since 1997, involving some of the best known global internet, software and media companies, including: Spotify,, Believe Digital, WPP, Wipro, Fjord, Hearst Corporation, Accenture, Newscorp and Experian. Manish was selected as one of the top 40 dealmakers globally by M&A Advisor.


Co-Founder and Managing Partner, GP Bullhound

Gary Turner is co-founder and managing director at Xero UK and he also oversees Xero's business interests across Europe, Middle East & Africa. Xero is the multi award winning global leader in online accounting software with more than 800,000 subscribers around the world. Under Gary's leadership Xero UK has scaled from a three person startup with annual revenues of £50,000 in 2009 to what will surpass 200 staff and £25M in revenues in 2017.

Damian Kimmelman is CoFounder and CEO of DueDil. DueDil was founded in 2011 with the goal of contextualising the world's private company information. He is also a Director of Founders Pledge, a not-for-profit social giving organisation, which he founded along with David Goldberg and Andy McLoughlin. He blogs for the Huffington Post and tweets @duediler


Co-Founder and CEO 

Incisive Media


Co-Founder and CEO 


Managing Director, TMT Group

Barclays Corporate Banking


Head of Small Business UK

In 2000, Simon Rogerson founded Octopus Investments with a view to changing the sector for the better. This investment company has been one of the fastest growing companies in the UK over the last 16 years, and is now trusted with more than £6 billion on behalf of 60,000 customers.

Simon has overall responsibility for day-to-day decisions and for the strategic direction of the Group.

Antony Jenkins is a business leader and entrepreneur, who is passionate about the transformative power of technology to create a more diverse, open and fair banking system for all. He is Founder and Executive Chair of 10x Future Technologies Ltd, a company that promises to redefine how banks operate and engage with customers.

He was previously the Group CEO of Barclays plc for three years until July 2015, successfully positioning the bank as a leader in customer-facing technology under his tenure.


Co-Founder and MD 
Xero UK




Tim is the founder and Executive Chairman of Incisive Media which he founded in 1994. He oversaw five years of rapid organic growth before successfully floating Incisive Media on the main market of the LSE for £75m. In 2006 he led the £275m management buyout that took the company private again. In August 2007, 12 years after starting Incisive, he completed the $630m acquisition of American Law Media creating a group with an enterprise value over $1bn, 2500 staff and revenues well in excess of £250m. 

Nick Fryer is CTO at Paymentsense, the UK and Ireland’s largest merchant service provider serving over 50,000 SMEs.

Paymentsense relies heavily on IT innovation and has become one of the fastest growing fintech companies in the UK featuring in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 three times and voted growth business of the year at the National Business Awards in 2015.


2:45pm:  Welcome & Introduction

Nick Noyer, VP Marketing, DueDil

2:55pm:  Fireside Chat with Antony Jenkins, Executive Chairman, 10x Future Technologies, and former CEO, Barclays

Hosted by Damian Kimmelman, Co-Founder & CEO, DueDil

3:15pm:  Keynote Address

-Pierre Berlin, Chief Revenue Officer, DueDil

3:35pm:  Panel – Scaling Amidst Uncertainty

Moderated by Oli Barrett MBE, Co-Founder StartUp Britain, Tenner, Cospa and Speednetwork the Globe

- Sherry Coutu CBE, Angel Investor & Non-Executive Board Director

- Nick Fryer, CTO, Paymentsense 

- Manish Madhvani, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, GP Bullhound
- Gary Turner, Co-Founder & Managing Director, UK & EMEA, Xero

4:00pm:  Break

4:15pm:  Fireside Chat with Tim Weller, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Incisive Media

Hosted by Damian Kimmelman, Co-Founder & CEO, DueDil

4:35pm:  Panel – Innovation in Highly Regulated Industries

Moderated by Oli Barrett MBE, Co-Founder StartUp Britain, Tenner, Cospa and Speednetwork the Globe

- Richard Bearman, Head of Small Business UK, HSBC

- Sean Duffy, Managing Director, TMT Group, Barclays 

- Simon Rogerson, Co-Founder & CEO, Octopus Investments

5:00pm:  Closing Remarks 

Nick Noyer, VP Marketing, DueDil

5:00pm:  Drinks, Networking & Ask the DueDil Expert


Event details




1st March 2017


Liverpool Street Station

ETC Venues

155 Bishopsgate



2.45pm – 6.30pm

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