Big data and data security will change the world: how will they change consulting?

Event invitation: Thursday 29 January 6.30pm to 8.30pm
DAC Beachcroft, 100 Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1BN

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Tickets cost £30 (£25+VAT)

Panel speakers and contributors:
Alexander Stevenson – how big data can help us meet the challenge of an aging population
Private sector manager, entrepreneur, and consultant. Set up RSe Consulting in 1999, sold to Tribal Group in 2008. Chair, Create Streets, trustee, Young Foundation, trustee, Fight for Peace UK, Director, Arcus Global.

Rob Wirszycz – who owns the data?
Chairman, advisor and mentor directly involved in fundraising over £200 million and exits worth over £150 million over the last ten years. Chartered Director, Engineer, and Marketer, fellow of the RSA, IoD, ISSM and BCS; a Liveryman of the IT Livery Company, and Visiting Senior Fellow at Cass Business School.

Tom Ilube – big data; the security challenge
Founder and Chairman of the African Gifted Foundation, a new African Academy for gifted and talented young people. Chief Executive of Crossword Cybersecurity plc. World Economic Forum, Davos 2008 Technology Pioneer. Internal expert in cyber-security and an innovator in the technology industry for over 20 years. Fellow of the British Computer Society and the Royal Society of Arts. Honorary Doctorate for contribution to technology in the UK. Member of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists.

James Weatherill, arbor education – open data: challenges and opportunities for consultants
Co-founder of Arbor Education Partners, a data platform that uses existing education information more intelligently to target teaching and improve outcomes.

Damian Radcliffe – how will big data actually be used, and should we be worried?
Digital analyst, journalist and researcher who writes regularly about digital trends at a global level in social media, technology and innovations in journalism, for major media outlets such as CBS Interactive, Huffington Post and the BBC. Damian is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies.

Registration and networking begins at 6.30pm with the discussion kicking off at 7pm promptly. The panel will each make a short contribution and the discussion will be opened to the floor. Refreshments and networking until 8.30pm

These events are organised by the Education Committee of the Worshipful Company of Management Consultants with support from RedQuadrant and DAC Beachcroft.

Chair, education committee: 07931317230

Education committee manifesto and plan for the year at

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