ComXo - 21st Century Switchboard

Technology Conference | Professional Services


Cutting-edge technology and service providers offer a peek into their R&D labs and share insights on what's to come for the workplace of the future

Join Janet Day, former Director of Technology at BLP LLP, and four inspirational speakers, as they share insights on what’s to come for the FUTURE of the WORKPLACE.

Simmons & Simmons Conferencing Centre
1 Ropemaker Street
5th October 2017
8.30am - 1.30pm

Reasons to attend:

  • Lift the lid on future technologies for the workplace – thought leaders reveal their visions
  • Get hands on – opportunity to immerse yourself in the technologies of the future
  • Learn from the experts - get advice and insights from those in the know
  • Network over a delicious lunch

Who should attend?

If you are an operational leader of a prominent professional service firm, looking to understand how technologies will shape the future of the workplace, this is the right event for you.

Register now

Our conference is free, but places are limited. Register now to secure your place. (Free places are subject to availability)


8.30 Registration and Networking Breakfast
9.00 Welcome from Janet Day
9.15 Andrew Try, ComXo
9.45 Luis De Souza, NFS Technology Group
10.15 Coffee break & Expert 121s
10.45 Roger Mcardell, Ashton Bentley
11.15 Clive Sawkins, Pinnaca
11.45 Close & Questions
12.00 Hands-on technology lab
12.30 Networking over a delicious lunch

Conference Chair

Janet Day

Janet Day

Former Director of Technology at BLP LLP

Janet Day, the former Director of IT for Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, is well known for challenging the status quo within IT, and her work has been recognised as being revolutionary. Janet’s work in the Legal IT field and beyond has helped to build both a solid foundation across the board, and a resilient platform for Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP in particular. Her approach in building for the future, within BLP, with clients, and with the whole IT field makes her a key voice to listen to when planning new systems and services for your own business.


Andrew Try

Andrew Try

Entrepreneur and Managing Director, ComXo

Andrew is the founder and managing director of ComXo, leading provider of global switchboard support services to the city of London. With many leading professional services firms among their clients and relationships stretching back 15 years, Andrew has developed in-depth knowledge of the sector. ComXo combine proprietary leading edge technology with exceptional client experience to drive productivity in agile working environments. Andrew has worked closely with Peter Diamandis of The Singularity University and X Prize foundation and is passionate about applied technologies for the workplace

Andrew Try

Clive Sawkins

Chief Executive, Pinnaca

Clive is recognized as an industry leader in unified communications, video networks, collaboration and digital media. As Pinnaca’s CEO, Clive’s mission is to bring visual communications to every desktop and mobile device, making visual collaboration an easy-to-use business productivity tool for any enterprise across the globe. He joined BCS Global and grew the company’s revenue while leading its transition from direct sales to a channel sales business model. Clive held senior management and leadership roles with Cisco, Avaya & Nortel, driving unified communications and the telepresence video collaboration business across Europe.

Roger Mcardell

Roger Mcardell

Chief Technology Officer, Ashton Bentley

Experienced audio-visual professional previously for BT, Ove Arup & Partners and Barclays as Head of AV & Global Media Services. Frustrated at the complexity and difficulty users had deploying and operating AV systems, Roger formed Ashton Bentley developing commoditised yet technically advanced meeting space technology for electronic presentations and videoconferencing.

Luis De Souza

Luis De Souza

Chief Executive, NFS Technology Group

As CEO of an international technology and services business, Luis delivers excellence in technology and service by empowering his teams of highly-professional staff to offer creative solutions to their clients. In inspiring his teams, he draws on his wide experience, which includes a professional business training as well as line management expertise gained in well established companies including McKinsey, Ford and ITT. Luis’ goal is to work with his superb teams to ensure they continue to provide remarkable, innovative and above all practical solutions for their clients, coupled with outstanding customer service.

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