Red Hat Forum EMEA 2020

Nordic & Baltic track

Join us on November 3 for the Nordic & Baltic breakout sessions starting at 11:00 CET / 12:00 EET.

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Join our Nordic & Baltic track to learn more from our regional customers and local Red Hatters.

Look forward to

  • inspiring customer stories,
  • technical demos,
  • conversations with industry experts,
  • online networking,
  • and much more.

Agenda

General sessions

09:30 - 10:00 CET

Welcome & event opening

Martin Häring,

vice president marketing EMEA, Red Hat

Keynote: Preparing for an innovative future with open hybrid cloud

Werner Knoblich,

senior vice president & general manager EMEA, Red Hat

10:00 - 10:30 CET

Keynote: Building a flexible future with Red Hat

Michel Isnard,

vice president sales EMEA, Red Hat

Mario Campolargo,

Director General for DG Informatics

Orhan Biyiklioglu,

Cloud Engineering Manager, Turkcell

10:30 - 11:00 CET

Interactive Live demo: Multi Cloud is Hard, Multi Cloud is Real, the live game

Graeme Colman,

UKI Domain Solution Architect & Developer Advocacy Lead, Red Hat

Ian Lawson,

Principal Domain Solution Architect, Red Hat

Erin Murphy,

Associate Solution Architect, Red Hat

Mark Roberts,

Senior Solution Architect, Red Hat

Nordic & Baltic track

11:00 - 11:30 CET

Opening session

Fredrick Ericsson,

Regional Director, Red Hat Nordics & Baltics

11:30 - 14:30 CET

Technical track

11:30 - 12:00 CET

Managing all major releases of RHEL, across all footprints - at scale

Håkan Hagenrud,

Solution Architect at Red Hat

Øivind Ekeberg,

Solution Architect at Red Hat

12:00 - 12:30 CET

Future insight: Virtualization in Kubernetes

Magnus Glantz,

Sr Solution Architect at Red Hat

Ilkka Tengvall,

Sr Solution Architect and Team lead at Red Hat

Johan Odell,

Sr Solution Architect at Red Hat

12:30 - 13:00 CET

DevSecOps and compliance across multiple Kubernetes cluster

Johnny Westerlund,

Solution Architect at Red Hat

13:00 - 13:30 CET

Networking break

13:30 - 14:00 CET

Quarkus - the "shrink ray” to your cloud-native Java applications

Henrik Løvborg,

Sr Solution Architect at Red Hat

Mikael Diwing,

Solution Architect at Red Hat

14:00 - 14:30 CET

AI and ML as a service MADE EASY on Red Hat OpenShift

Ilkka Tengvall,

Sr Solution Architect and Team lead at Red Hat

Magnus Glantz,

Sr Solution Architect at Red Hat

Torbjörn Olsson,

Sr Solution Architect at Red Hat

Martin Östmark,

Principal Solution Architect at Red Hat

Customer stories

11:30 - 12:00 CET

Arbetsförmedlingen - What's holding you back? The future is now

Robert Börjesson ,

Business Development Manager at Arbetsförmedlingen

12:00 - 12:30 CET

Asiakastieto - Rethinking the development, build and deployment pipeline for the cloud native world

Eero Arvonen ,

Solution Architect at Suomen Asiakastieto Oy, part of Enento Group

12:30 - 13:00 CET

Swedbank - Swedbank and OpenShift 4

John Corbishley,

Product Owner and Team Manager at Swedbank

Rosanna Milovancev,

Container Platform Engineer at Swedbank

13:00 - 13:30 CET

Networking break

13:30 - 14:00 CET

VP Securities - Thoughts and learnings from Innovation Lab

Jeppe Sigfusson,

Head of Architecture & Technology at VP SECURITIES

14:00 - 14:30 CET

Fremtind - Digital Transformation & Culture - Why People first, processes second and technology third

Eduardo Ibacache Rodriguez,

Head of Digital Culture, Lead Frontend Architect at Fremtind

14:30 - 15:00 CET

Join the conversation! Let's bridge the customer perspective with the technology

Sture Lenbroch,

Sales Manager Nordic & Baltic, Red Hat

Peter Lau Mjoen,

Sales Specialist, Red Hat

Speakers

Håkan Hagenrud

Red Hat

Håkan Hagenrud

Solution Architect, Red Hat

11:30 - 12:00 CET - Managing all major releases of RHEL, across all footprints - at scale

Håkan Hagenrud has been working with the IT industry for more than 20 years. He specializes in infrastructure and has an interest in containers and automation. He always strives for customer success and as a Solutions Architect at Red Hat Nordics he helps businesses and developers to make the most of OpenShift.

Managing all major releases of RHEL, across all footprints - at scale

Don't miss Håkan Hagenrud reveal how to manage all major RHEL releases.

Øivind Ekeberg

Red Hat

Øivind Ekeberg

Sr Solution Architect, Red Hat

11:30 - 12:00 CET

After 25 years in IT, working with a very diverse range of products and solutions from desktop to datacenter, Øivind now shares his experience and enthusiasm to help customers develop IT strategies that alignes technology with business needs. He is also a firm believer in the importance of working with culture and communication in organizations, to gain the most of investments in technology.

Managing all major releases of RHEL, across all footprints - at scale

Øivind Ekeberg will reveal everything you need to know about how to manage all major RHEL releases.

Magnus Glantz

Red Hat

Magnus Glantz

Sr Solution Architect, Red Hat

12:00 - 12:30 & 14:00 - 14:30

Magnus is a hat wearing OpenShift Delivery Specialist and Red Hat Certified Engineer with close to 20 years of experience of traditional and cloud type infrastructure. He is passionate about Open Source, automation, security and creating simple solutions.

Join Magnus for his 2 sessions:

Future insight: Virtualization in Kubernetes

AI and ML as a service MADE EASY on Red Hat OpenShift

Ilkka Tengvall

Red Hat

Ilkka Tengvall

Sr Solution Architect and Team lead , Red Hat

12:00 - 12:30 CET & 14:00 - 14:30 CET

Ilkka Tenvall advises companies on how to speed up time to market and save money by using hybrid Clouds and DevOps methodologies. He is experienced in efficient development and delivery, for workloads such as business logic, web services and edge/IoT. As a Senior Solutions Architect at Red Hat his areas of expertise range from Digitalization, Automation, DevOps, Open source methods and adaptations, automation across hybrid cloud computing and data centers.

Join Ilkka for his 2 sessions:

Future insight: Virtualization in Kubernetes

AI and ML as a service MADE EASY on Red Hat OpenShift

Johan Odell

Red Hat

Johan Odell

Senior Cloud | Infra Solution Architect , Red Hat

12:00 - 12:30 CET

Johan Odell is a Senior Cloud | Infra Solution Architect at Red Hat with a background specialised in datacenter, virtual- and cloud infrastructure. He helps organisations to adopt open source, improve efficiency and enable innovation through emerging technologies and transformative approaches.

Future insight: Virtualization in Kubernetes

Watch Johan Odell demo virtualization in Kubernetes.

Johnny Westerlund

Red Hat

Johnny Westerlund

Sr Solution Architect, Red Hat

12:30 - 13:00 CET

Johnny is an avid Open Source supporter and has been working within the IT industry for more than 20 years. At Red Hat he's working within the cloud and infrastructure domain but has a broad and passionate interest in IT in general and how it can help orgranizations and customers.

DevSecOps and compliance across multiple Kubernetes cluster

Join Johnny's session to learn more about DevSecOps and compliance across multiple Kubernetes cluster.

Mikael Diwing

Red Hat

Mikael Diwing

Solution Architect, Red Hat

13:30 - 14:00 CET

Mikael Diwing is an experienced Solution Architect with a demonstrated history of helping large companies to succeed in the application economy. He has a technical background within the areas of Integration Development, API Management and API Security. As a Solution Architect at Red Hat he is passionate about next generation architectures, including modern tools and frameworks for application and integration development. He is on a daily mission to help people better understand the value and innovation that Red Hat and Open Source brings into these areas.

Quarkus - the "shrink ray” to your cloud-native Java applications

Let Mikael Diwing tell you everything you need to know about Quarkus!

Henrik Løvborg

Red Hat

Henrik Løvborg

Senior Solution Architect, Red Hat

13:30 - 14:00 CET

Henrik Løvborg helps businesses and developers make the most of open source. He has been working with the IT industry for more than 17 years and has broad and passionate interest in cloud-native development and takes this to customers whether they’re looking for a reboot of their development efforts or the best approach to start modernising. As a Senior Solutions Architect he believes in digging for that understanding to make sure the real issues are addressed.

Quarkus - the "shrink ray” to your cloud-native Java applications

Do you know everything you need about Quarkus? Henrik will tell you all about it!

Torbjörn Olsson

Red Hat

Torbjörn Olsson

Senior Solution Architect, Red Hat

14:00 - 14:30 CET

Torbjörn is an lifelong learner how to solve challenges with innovate technology. He has been working with IT infrastructure for close to 30 years, starting with System V - now enjoying RHEL Core OS and containers in hybrid cloud setup. Passionate of finding clean, scalable solutions that truly supports IT-operations, developers and end-users.

AI and ML as a service MADE EASY on Red Hat OpenShift

Want to simplify AI and ML as a service? Make sure you join this session with Torbjörn.

Martin Östmark

Red Hat

Martin Östmark

Principal Solution Architect, Red Hat

14:00 - 14:30 CET

Martin has over 20 years of experience working in the IT industry and has been throughout his career been focusing on Application Development, Java and Middleware technologies. He is currently a Principal Solution Architect and team leader in the Red Hat Nordics Solution Architect team.

AI and ML as a service MADE EASY on Red Hat OpenShift

Want to know how to make AI and ML as a service easy? Martin knows exactly how – and he’ll tell you all about it during this session.

Robert Börjesson

Arbetsförmedlingen

Robert Börjesson

Business Development Manager, Arbetsförmedlingen

11:30 - 12:00 CET

Robert Börjesson is an experienced IT manager and current Product Owner for CI/CD DevOps at the Swedish Public Employment Service, Stockholm. CI/CD DevOps is the team that not only builds the new internal cloud, but also provides support to our Agile development teams in everything related to pipelines. CI/CD DevOps work closely with the teams and give them the conditions they need to be able to take on full DevOps responsibility. Throughout his career, he has been acknowledged for his strategic and creative contributions and led IT both as IT program manager and IT manager with an unbroken focus on efficient delivery and customer value, in both the private and public sectors. He has vast experience in the fields of service delivery and value chains. Robert has been with the Swedish Public Employment Service for 7 years in various roles, but has worked hard to establish CI/CD DevOps over the past 3 years.

Customer story

What's holding you back? The future is now

In this session Robert Börjesson from Arbetsfömedlingen will check if you are (DevOps) ready for the future.

Eero Arvonen

Suomen Asiakastieto Oy, part of Enento Group

Eero Arvonen

Solution Architect, Suomen Asiakastieto Oy, part of Enento Group

12:00 - 12:30 CET

Eero Arvonen is responsible for designing and implementing cloud native software solutions on the OpenShift platform. Eero has been with Suomen Asiakastieto for 4 years. In this time, he's built disruptive new services not only within Open Banking but also in the real estate space. An engineer at heart, Eero also has a mind for business and has built reputation as someone who will bridge the gap, always striving to build the best possible solution.

Customer story

Rethinking the development, build and deployment pipeline for the cloud native world

Rethink and simplify your cloud-native development pipelines and achieve business results. See how Asiakastieto did it during this session.

John Corbishley

Swedbank

John Corbishley

Product Owner and Team Manager, Swedbank

12:30 - 13:00 CET

John Corbishley is the Product Owner and Team Manager at Swedbank, for the Container Platform Team and with five years’ experience in operating modern Cloud-native platforms and managing teams of experienced engineers, aims to drive innovation and success in the Bank’s transformation. Prior to this role, he had a successful career as Program Manager in an American multinational technology company, transforming large financial companies onto their outsourcing platforms. A typical day for John is embracing change. Change is steady state for him. It should increase efficiency, improve resilience and security and keep his services ahead of the competition. Outside work his passions are his children, classic cars and dogs.

Customer story

Swedbank and OpenShift 4

Want to know how banking and OpenSource can work together? Learn from Swedbank's adoption of Red Hat's OpenShift 4 platform.

Rosanna Milovancev

Swedbank

Rosanna Milovancev

Container Platform Engineer, Swedbank

12:30 - 13:00 CET

Rosanna Milovancev is a Container Platform Engineer at Swedbank. She works closely with the application development teams on OpenShift 4 and aims to make sense of the complexity in IT and helps them thrive and have fun as they embrace containerisation. She has 4 years’ experience of operating Cloud native platforms and the complex integrations towards infrastructure that these demand. A passion when she leaves the office is to bake at home.

Customer story

Swedbank and OpenShift 4

Want to know how banking and OpenSource can work together? Learn from Swedbank's adoption of Red Hat's OpenShift 4 platform.

Jeppe Sigfusson

VP SECURITIES

Jeppe Sigfusson

Head of Architecture & Technology, VP SECURITIES

13:30 - 14:00 CET

Jeppe Sigfusson is currently working at VP Securities, a Euronext Company, as Head of Architecture & Technology. For the past 6 years Jeppe has been working at VP Securities managing different departments and common for all has been IT Architecture, Technology and Strategy. 
Jeppe has been working in the financial services industry his whole career. He graduated from Copenhagen Business School with a master in Management Science while working in a Bank. He took interest in technology and application development which kick started his IT Architect and Developer career and later on management.

Customer story

Thoughts and learnings from Innovation Lab

Want to learn more about Innovation Lab? Join Jeppe Sigfusson's session for his key learnings!

Eduardo Ibacache Rodriguez

Fremtind

Eduardo Ibacache Rodriguez

Head of Digital Culture, Lead Frontend Architect, Fremtind

14:00 - 14:30 CET

Eduardo Ibacache Rodriguez is a Digital Expert with a big passion for Technology, People, Wellbeing, Inclusion, Diversity, and Company Culture. He has about 20 years in the IT industry as an Entrepreneur to Intrapreneur, working in Big Corporates in different Leader, Dev, and Architect roles. Eduardo is actively sharing his knowhow in events and in the LinkedIn community, where he has a strong follower base. Eduardo is currently writing on his first book about digital organizations, based on his experiences. He is presently working at Fremtind, where he has a very active role in both Tech and Company Culture building, as Head of Digital Culture & Lead Frontend Architect.

Customer story

Digital Transformation & Culture - Why People first, processes second and technology third

People are key. Do you agree? Join this session to hear Eduardo Ibacache Rodriguez explain why.

Event information

Nordic & Baltic chat

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Interact with many of or local Red Hatters and other attendees in our Nordic & Baltic chatroom. We'll have experts online all day to answer questions around key trends, best practices, and the latest technologies, in areas like hybrid cloud, cloud-native development, automation, IT optimization and integration.

You can also join the general event chatroom to meet Red Hatters and attendees from our other regions and ask questions directly to our presenters in each session.

Red Hat Training

There will be many Red Hat Training specialists available to answer your questions during the event at the Red Hat Training booth.

If you can't wait until November 3 you can always start with a skill assessment and discover what training opportunities benefit you, browse our full list of courses, or get an overview of our main technologies through many of our online, on-demand videos.

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