Oracle Data and AI Forum

As an English Premier League Partner, we’re delighted to host an unforgettable experience at the Etihad Stadium, home to 2023 Treble winners Manchester City FC.

Join us on Thursday, 19th October and delve into the cutting-edge concepts, trends, and advancements powering the modern data enterprise. The agenda will outline Oracle’s very latest innovations to help drive your success with AI, Data Platforms and Sovereignty, Security and much more, including our updated Microsoft Partnership. You’ll also be taken on an exclusive tour of the stadium by a former Manchester City football legend and participate in a rare photo opportunity with the Premier League trophy itself.

Thanks to Oracle technology, football fans have never had a deeper understanding of what’s happening on the pitch—with data-driven insights powering real-time, on-screen statistics and predictions. Together, we’ll explore how the same Oracle technology can help you drive innovation and reach your performance goals across your organisation.

Let’s meet again, in person, at the Oracle Technology Summit

Join us, in person again, at the Oracle Technology Summit on 24 March at the Hilton Metropole, London. The full day agenda will provide insight and expert discussion about the aspects that are most critical to the success, security and growth of your organisation right now.

Insights from both industry and sporting giants

Get the inside scoop on Oracle’s recent headline-grabbing partnership success stories with Oracle Red Bull Racing and the English Premier League. Our industry guest speakers include:

  • Aviva: Learning to deliver business value at the dawn of driverless vehicle insurance
  • dunnhumby: Using cloud to create a modern analytic environment (waiting for confirmation)
  • Intel with Entain Group: Game changing innovation from the world’s largest sports betting and gaming company
  • Oracle Red Bull Racing: Achieving peak performance with Oracle Cloud

The agenda highlights include:

  • Take a deep dive into the next generation multi/hybrid cloud platform
  • Learn how to make your data the engine of business agility
  • Explore how security-first design can mitigate risk and protect your organisation operations
  • Discover how to optimize and innovate with new digital strategies that can be incorporated at breath-taking pace and scale
  • Find out why forging a data-driven culture with machine learning will enable better, more personalised experiences for your customers


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Oracle and Microsoft are expanding their partnership to deliver Oracle database services on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) in Microsoft Azure.

Oracle and Premier League increase the excitement surrounding every game through new in-match statistics, “Match Insights—Powered by Oracle Cloud”, that provide fans a deeper understanding of the live action on the pitch.

Event Speakers

Niall Scott
Niall Scott Principal Data Engineer, Aviva

Niall Scott is a principle data engineer for Aviva Quantum, Aviva's Global Data Science Practice, leading efforts across Data Engineering to provide a leading data capability to Aviva's data science community, working at the forefront of the rise of the data engineering, from DevOps through to DataOps. He joined Aviva in 2006, working on scalable storage for database, elastic compute, Oracle RAC, high available architecture and Oracle Exadata. Most recent focus was leading Aviva's move to Oracle Cloud.

Niall has a degree in Simulation and Virtual Reality, and is a regular speaker at industry events and Oracle communities sharing my vision, strategy, and experience in managing and driving the data revolution

Laszlo Beres
Laszlo Beres Head of Technology Operations – Platform, Poker and Casino at Entain
Jack Harington
Jack Harington Senior Partnership Manager at Oracle Red Bull Racing

Jack joined Red Bull Racing in early 2020 bringing with him close to a decade of experience in the IT sector and later the world of Formula 1. Before joining Red Bull Jack was responsible for IT operations across EMEA and the Middle east for an international retail brand. However, being a lifelong motorsports fan, Jack then realised his dream and made the transition into the world of F1 joining a motorsports agency and managing a number high profile partnerships up and down the paddock.

“Being able to combine my work with my passion is a dream come true. It is brilliant to be able to share this passion with both our Partners and their guests”

Andrew Sutherland
Andrew Sutherland SVP, Business Development, Technology License and Systems, EMEA, Oracle

Andrew Sutherland is Oracle senior vice president for systems and technology for EMEA and APAC. He is responsible for growing market share, developing business strategies, and managing competencies in Oracle’s technology and systems offerings. Sutherland has worked at Oracle since 1995, holding executive positions in technology sales, commercial strategy, and business development.

Sutherland holds an MBA, a PhD in digital signal processing, and a first-class BSc in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Edinburgh. He is a chartered engineer and has contributed to more than 15 technical publications on multimedia and business issues.

Michael Connaughton
Michael Connaughton Head of Analytics & Data Innovation, Oracle EMEA

Michael has 23 years’ experience of working in the IT industry and is currently Head of Analytics & Big Data for the EMEA region at Oracle. He has held several senior leadership roles over the past 16 years and has been responsible for teams specializing in data analytics, data management, cyber security and digital transformation. Michael has strong expertise in Sales, Marketing and Business Development. He is a member of the International Data Corporation (IDC) Advisory Council for Artificial Intelligence and an AI adviser to the University of Oxford.

James Allerton-Austin
James Allerton-Austin Senior Director of Cloud Strategy, Oracle EMEA

James is the Technology Product Strategy Lead for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific regions. After working 10 years in the Oracle product development organisation, he is now responsible for driving strategy awareness and adoption of Oracle Cloud Platform with the largest enterprises in the region. The Oracle Cloud Platform comprising Core Infrastructure, Cloud native application development, Data management, Integration, Security, Analytics and many other related emerging Cloud technologies.

Tania Le Voi
Tania Le Voi Technology Product Strategy Senior Director, Oracle Digital

Tania is Technology Product Strategy Director at Oracle. She is MBA qualified, highly experienced, passionate and energetic executive manager, with an excellent track record of technical/marketing product management, customer advocacy and IT management consultancy. She is recognised in industry for successful delivery of products and for identifying business development opportunities.

Duncan Harvey
Duncan Harvey Vice President, Strategic Technology Programmes, Oracle

Duncan leads the programmatic go-to-market activity for Oracle’s Technology solutions EMEA. He works with customers, partners and Oracle teams to proactively demonstrate and promote the business and IT value that can be gained using Oracle solutions on Cloud or on-prem.

Duncan has 20+ years of business technology experience gained through various DBA, architecture, support, project leadership and development roles in a number of Finance and Media end-user organisations. He has an honours degree in Information Technology together with a technology focused MBA.

Chris Biggs
Chris Biggs Director Business Development, Technology Strategy, Oracle EMEA
Andrew Frater
Andrew Frater Director of Enterprise Applications & Business Intelligence, dunnhumby

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