• LITE 2016

LITE 2017 Speakers

Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail

Managing Director, Velocity Digital

Mike is a digital marketing professional with over 10 years of experience. He has worked ‘in house’ at several companies, including a stint at Administrate as its Marketing Director. As of late he has settled on his true passion, consultancy work. He is currently the Managing Director of Velocity Digital, a digital marketing consultancy offering its clients truly effective and measurable marketing strategies. His talks at LITE 2015 and 2016 received very positive feedback and this year he is back for what we are sure will be another fantastic talk.

(via Administrate website)

Lo Wright

Global Delivery Operations Manager, ForgeRock University

Lo’s background is primarily in haulage and logistics, having started working as an HGV mechanic in 2003. She then moved to Bristol where she discovered digital marketing and design. In 2013 she joined ForgeRock when it was still in its infancy and played a central role in helping ForgeRock University grow from a small training business into a highly efficient global training operation. At ForgeRock she is responsible for the delivery of quality and marketing for ForgeRock University. This involves ensuring that ForgeRock University’s authorised training partners are trained in delivering classes that meet ForgeRock’s high standards.

Lo Wright
  • LITE 2015 Speakers
Simon Greany

Simon Greany

Co-Founder, Elucidat

Simon Greany is a co-founder of Elucidat. His core focus is to support their clients to deliver truly effective digital learning, more efficiently. In his 13 years in the industry, Simon has led numerous award-winning projects and has a passion for creating learning experiences that get people talking and deliver change.

Lee Berkman

Virtual Labs and Business Development Expert, CloudShare

Lee grew up in South Africa and has since lived all over the world. He brings a rich set of interpersonal skills and technical knowledge, having held a variety of international customer-facing positions in both consumer and high-tech organisations. Lee currently works as the Virtual Labs and Business Development Expert at CloudShare. He is responsible for generating partnerships and for helping prospects take full advantage of the numerous benefits of CloudShare’s Virtual Labs solutions for Development and Testing, Sales Enablement, and Training.

Lee Berkman
  • LITE 2015 Speakers

John Peebles

CEO, Administrate

John is the CEO of Administrate, and has been growing the company since 2012. A developer by background, John made the switch to executive a long time ago and has spent the past 13 years growing healthcare and education technology start-ups in America and Scotland. He is passionate about education, great teamwork and technology, and often speaks on these subjects around the world. Rumour has it that he used to front a hard rock band, which would explain the hair (and dubious musical taste.)

(via Administrate website)

Troy Michels

Chief Product Officer, Administrate

Troy Michels has served as the Chief Product Officer at Administrate since joining the executive team in November of 2015. He is responsible for the strategic direction of Administrate products, and manages the product management and design teams. After spending over a year in the Edinburgh Headquarters, he has relocated to Florida as part of Administrate’s North American branch. Prior to Administrate, Troy served as Chief Product Officer and Chief Technology Officer for Sentry Data Systems, a healthcare technology organisation that helps hospitals across the United States with business analytics and cost reduction. Outside of his work life, he co-founded Abenezer’s Hope Fund, a charitable organisation named for his nephew, which funds orphanages in Ethiopia.

(via Administrate website)

Troy Michels
  • Previous LITE speakers
John Macfarlane

John Macfarlane

Co-Founder & Technical Director, Metadigital

John has been working with web and digital technologies for 20 years. At Metadigital John has helped gather complex technical requirements and convert these into creative technology solutions for many successful web integration projects.

Rachel Cullivan

CPD Project Manager, University of York

Rachel has over 11 years’ experience in marketing and CPD event management within the University of York. This has ranged from dedicated technical training and in-house staff development, through to central development of training systems and requirements. More recently, Rachel has project managed the adoption of Administrate to University of York systems, both promotionally and technically, as well as providing departmental staff training.

Rachel Cullivan
  • Previous LITE speakers

Thom Shurrock

Thom Shurrock

Senior Product Manager, OpenTable

Thom is a product professional who has worked on large complex tech builds for over 6 years. He has come from an engineering background and has a wealth of knowledge in scaling and growth hacking. He is currently working at OpenTable. There he is focusing on International Expansion & Growth and he has been committed to ensuring they have an innovative experimentation culture within the company.

Sarah Freestone

Principal Internal Communications Manager, Skyscanner

Sarah Freestone is Principal Internal Communications Manager at Skyscanner. Her role includes leading their internal communications campaigns, their company events and the development of their internal tools. This role is particularly focused on how they can share information and learning throughout the company in a scaleable way. Having joined Skyscanner in 2010 Sarah has seen it grow from 50 people; to over 900 people in 10 offices. Sarah’s started her career in HR, and was one of Skyscanner’s first in the HR team; she latterly moved into Internal Communications setting up and now leading this function within Skyscanner.

Sarah Freestone

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