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Olympic Gold Medalist, Ben Hunt-Davis, to Keynote at FAST Annual Conference

Twickenham Stadium - Home of English Rugby

FAST Ltd Conference 2011 – “Lessons From The Touchline” 

FAST Ltd have secured the Olympic Gold Medalist, Ben Hunt-Davis, to keynote their Annual Conference in November. Hunt-Davis won a gold medal in coxed eights at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, as a member of the British rowing team, the only British crew to have won this event since 1912.


“Join us this year at the FAST Ltd Conference 2011 at the impressive Twickenham Stadium. Specifically targeted towards Directors and CEOs as well as IT professionals, key topics will include the need for more cooperation between business and the IT department, and this concept of collaboration and teamwork sits perfectly within the competitive world of sport.

As well as interesting keynote presentations, registered attendees will be able to attend two separate streams – either on ‘Finance and Business’ or ‘Technology and Soft Skills’ on the day – both hosted by experienced industry speakers and analysts.”

Keynote speakers:

Olympic Gold Medalist Ben Hunt-Davis

  • Ross Wilson, Chairman IOD Berkshire
  • Ben Hunt-Davis, Olympic Games Gold Medal Winner

Finance & Business Stream:

  • Andy Cook of VRL  Financial News
  • Chris Rawson, MD, exvine
  • Kirstin Furber of BBC Worldwide
  • Mark Jackson, PR/Rugby Referee

 Technology and Soft Skills Stream:

  • Doug Clark of IBM
  • Frank Joshi of Mvine
  • Peter Hubbard of Pink Elephant
  • Chris Hurst of BT


Monday 21st November 2011


Twickenham Rugby Stadium, Twickenham, London, UK


FAST Ltd, part of IRIS, is a UK based provider of software, education, consulting and managed services in the area of Software Asset Management and Software Compliance.

FAST Ltd 2011 Conference Website



About Martin Thompson

Martin is owner and founder of The ITAM Review, an online resource for worldwide ITAM professionals. The ITAM Review is best known for its weekly newsletter of all the latest industry updates, LISA training platform, Excellence Awards and conferences in UK, USA and Australia.

Martin is also the founder of ITAM Forum, a not-for-profit trade body for the ITAM industry created to raise the profile of the profession and bring an organisational certification to market. On a voluntary basis Martin is a contributor to ISO WG21 which develops the ITAM International Standard ISO/IEC 19770.

He is also the author of the book "Practical ITAM - The essential guide for IT Asset Managers", a book that describes how to get started and make a difference in the field of IT Asset Management. In addition, Martin developed the PITAM training course and certification.

Prior to founding the ITAM Review in 2008 Martin worked for Centennial Software (Ivanti), Silicon Graphics, CA Technologies and Computer 2000 (Tech Data).

When not working, Martin likes to Ski, Hike, Motorbike and spend time with his young family.

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