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Mobile Enterprise Summit


Terence Trench Terence Trench
Barclays Director, Mobile Solutions Specialist, Global Cash Management

Terence Trench has over 14 years of experience planning and executing the introduction of new payment services and technologies with mobile commerce start-ups and with large multinationals, such as Visa International and currently Barclays bank.

Terence will present the mobile journey that lead to the success of the Barclays Pingit app, with over 1.5 million downloads, and how this journey in turn is developing a payment offering with unique characteristics.

Michael Gilfix Michael Gilfix
IBM Director, Enterprise Mobile Platform & Analytics

Michael Gilfix is Director of MobileFirst platform & analytics. In this role, he has business and product management responsibility for mobile application, data, and analytics technology software products. He has played a breadth of roles in the past, including Integration Executive for the Worklight acquisition, Business Unit Executive for worldwide business development for Business Process Optimization solutions, and managing a sales & client-facing product management team for Business Process Management & SOA integration. He is a former lead engineer for web architecture and middleware infrastructure.

Lars-Olof Allerhed Lars-Olof Allerhed
CTO IBM MobileFirst Europe

Lars-Olof “Lollo” Allerhed serves as an IBM Worldwide Mobile Evangelist and CTO for IBM MobileFirst in Europe. In this role, he has the opportunity to meet with executives and business managers who have interest in leveraging IBM mobile solutions in their organizations. Lars-Olof brings a wealth of experience from the Mobile Industry where he has server as the CTO for one of IBM largest Telco client for many years. The conversation Lars-Olof has had with Business Executives over the years has given him broad exposure and insight in to the practical and business relevant impact of using Mobile Solutions.

Jessica Figueras Jessica Figueras
Creative Intellect Consulting

Prior to joining Creative Intellect, Jessica spent 9 years at Ovum where she served as Practice Leader for Telecoms Software. In this role she led research on topics including enterprise mobility, service delivery platforms, mobile platforms and device management, and was a frequent speaker and media commentator.

Jessica also lead a new research programme at Analysys Mason on IT for telecoms service providers which included research on network enabler APIs and customer analytics.

During her time as an analyst and consultant, Jessica has also worked as Director at Knowledge Peers, a start-up business social network focused on the SME market. In that role she was responsible for strategy work for emerging and established software companies. Her research focused on product positioning, strategic messaging and new proposition development.

Ali Al-Shakarchi Ali Al-Shakarchi
IBM User Experience Architecture & Digital Strategist

Ali is a digital strategy and customer experience consultant with 17 years’ experience in interaction design and visualisation, information architecture, usability & multi-channel development. He is a mobile technology specialist, with a wealth of experience in App and Mobile Web design. Ali specialises in making complex challenges simpler and blends business objectives with user needs to create compelling results that build brand loyalty and produce a positive return of investment for clients.

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