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Inmarsat - Enabling the Connected World

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Inmarsat - Enabling the Connected World 

A unique opportunity to hear from Rupert Pearce, CEO of Inmarsat who will share insights about Inmarsat as a digital services enabler. Rupert will discuss the role satellite plays in today’s digital society and what the future of connectivity looks like including connected ships, connected aircraft, smart cities and much, much more. Early bookers will also have the opportunity to visit the Network Operations Centre, the heart of its global operations, and/or to visit the Impact Suite to experience some of the innovation at Inmarsat.CPD 2

Places are limited on the tours and bookings will be taken on a first come, first served basis and must be reserved separately to the event booking.  Please email Vicki Oliver to reserve your place on one of the tours.

Date: Thursday 01 March 2018
Venue: Inmarsat Global Ltd
Fee: Members - £12.50 per person

Availability:

6 Places left - Booking ends on Tuesday 27 February 2018

Audience

This event is open to CIPS Fellows only.

Programme

17:00  -  Impact SuiteTour (15 guests maximum)
17:00  -  Network Operations Centre (NOC) Tour (15 guests maximum)
17:30  -  Registration
18:30  -  Welcome to Inmarsat
18:45  -  Rupert Pearce, CEO Inmarsat
19:45  -  Questions and acknowledgements
20:00  -  Networking
21:00  -  Close

Speakers

Rupert Pearce is Chief Executive Officer of Inmarsat and a member of its Board of Directors. He has held the position of CEO since January 2012 and prior to that was an Executive Director.

A lawyer by profession, Rupert initially joined Inmarsat in 2005 as Group General Counsel and also held the role of Senior Vice President of Inmarsat Enterprises from 2009 to 2011.

Before joining Inmarsat, Rupert spent five years at private equity firm Atlas Venture and also spent 13 years specialising in corporate finance and M&A at multinational law firm, Linklaters, where he became a partner.

In a non-executive capacity, Rupert chairs the EMEA Satellite Operators Association, is a Commissioner at the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development and is a member of the Steering Committee of the Smart Africa Initiative as well as sitting on the board of techUK.

Rupert holds a first-class Master’s degree in Modern History from Oxford University, studied at the Georgetown University Law Centre in Washington DC and is also a visiting fellow of the Imperial College Business School in London.

Outside of the office Rupert is married with three children and is a sports enthusiast who enjoys cycling, swimming, sailing, cricket and rugby.

Fee

The cost to attend this event is £15.00 inclusive of vat.

Venue

99 City Road,

London

EC1Y 1AX

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