Managed Services Summit Why should you attend?

NOW CELEBRATING its 7th year, the Managed Services Summit Benelux (formerly MSS Europe) is now firmly anchored as the leading managed services event for the European IT channel. The event features conference session presentations by specialists in the sector and leading independent industry speakers from the region, as well as a range of sessions exploring technical and operational issues. Of course, the panel discussions and keynotes are held together by extensive networking time for delegates to meet with potential business partners. The Managed Services Summit Benelux 2024 is a C-suite event that will examine the latest trends and developments in managed services over the last year, and how they have influenced customer requirements and the ability to create value through managed services for your organisation and customers.

The Managed Services Summit is series of executive-level events, so you know you’ll be among the best in the sector, and those featured will explore the latest trends and developments, evolving customer requirements and how to create value through managed services – both for your own organisation and your customers

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Industry Insights

Presentations will cover the latest trends, evolving customer requirements, and strategies for creating value through managed services.

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Breakouts

Attend a range of sessions led by leading specialists in the field, focusing on technical, sales, and business-related topics.

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Networking

Connect with professionals in the IT channel, including senior decision makers and industry leaders.

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Interactions

Engage in discussions, debates, and collaborations with event sponsors and peers across the industry.

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MSS London

11th September 2024, London

MSS Nordics

1st October 2024, Stockholm

MSS Manchester

19th November 2024, Manchester

Meet our 2024 Event Speakers

John Chapman

IT Europa

John Chapman

IT Europa

John is considered one of the foremost analysts, speakers and commentators on the trends in the IT industry. After a distinguished career spanning over 47 years at the heart of the IT industry, John has advised IT companies on strategies and direction, written feature articles for major IT publications and has spoken at and chaired events around Europe.

John’s in-depth experience running IT companies, launching new technologies and helping IT organisations maximise their business potential enables him to commentate with authority on a whole range of topics as well as deliver stimulating and thought-provoking presentations.


Henrik Davidsson

Check Point

Henrik Davidsson

Check Point

Henrik Davidsson is Check Point’s Head of MSSP Sales EMEA. Previously, Henrik was VP International Partner Business at Ironscales, and prior to that he was Sr. Director for Global Partner Strategy, Programs & Enablement at Vectra, where he was responsible for onboarding and enablement of Vectra’s partner ecosystem along with development of partner value propositions, messaging and the strategic direction of Vectra’s partner strategy. He has over 20 years’ experience in working with large enterprises, service providers and always stays in the frontline of new security challenges and coaching end customers and partners alike on how to augment their security posture and cyber resilience. Henrik has held leading position at companies such as Cisco, Juniper Networks, VMware, FireEye and NTT Security.

Michael E Crean

SonicWall

Michael E Crean

SonicWall

Michael Crean is a U.S. Army Combat Veteran and the founder of Solutions Granted, Inc., and currently is the Executive Vice President of Managed Services at SonicWall. Crean is a results-oriented leader boasting a wealth of experience in networking, infrastructure architecture, design, technical support and cyber resilience – and has entrenched himself in Information Security, implementation, and the managed security services industry. Crean’s relentless commitment to MSPs/MSSPs/VARs has led him to provide and build real solutions that met corporate goals and compliance standards – which led immediate growth for thousands of customers through managed security offerings worldwide. Crean is widely recognized as a creative problem solver with a focus on management, risk mitigation, governance and operations strategies that increase revenue growth in highly competitive markets by leveraging people, process, and technology resources to address the cyber needs to win the war. Michael currently resides in Virginia, where he survived raising four teenage daughters and one son.

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SIOS Technology Corp

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SIOS Technology Corp

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Raymond Parkinson

Connectwise

Raymond Parkinson

Connectwise

Ray is a seasoned professional with 9 years of experience working closely with Managed Service Providers (MSPs). He is passionate about collaborating with European MSPs, leveraging their expertise to drive success and foster strong partnerships within the industry. Ray's knowledge and insights have made them a sought-after speaker at the prestigious MSP events. Outside of work, Ray embraces personal challenges and recently accomplished a significant milestone by completing his first marathon in Rome. Additionally, Ray has shown incredible commitment to learning by maintaining an impressive 465+ day streak on Duolingo, actively studying the Dutch language. With their extensive experience, passion for MSPs, and dedication to personal growth, Ray continues to make a positive impact in the industry.


Matt Scotney-Jones

BlackFog

Matt is a seasoned channel professional with over 15 years experience in building and managing the channel for cybersecurity companies such as Kaspersky, Ipswitch and Netwrix. As part of BlackFog’s leadership team, Matt leverages his knowledge of the channel and strong interpersonal skills to develop and implement the company’s EMEA partner program.

Jozef Kacala

GFI Software

Jozef Kacala

GFI Software

Jozef Kacala is the Vice President of Sales Engineers at GFI Software, where he leads the technical sales strategy and drives customer-focused solutions. Based in Slovakia, Jozef leverages his deep expertise in cybersecurity and MSP solutions to enhance customer satisfaction and digital security.

Outside of work, Jozef enjoys science fiction, music, and directing sports events, showcasing his dynamic and creative spirit.

Taija Engman

Good Sign

Taija Engman

Good Sign

Taija Engman and her five Co-Founders founded Good Sign in 2007 to provide innovative pricing and billing solution for managed services businesses. Taija is a goal-driven business leader with a passion for delivering unparalleled value to customers. She is also the Chairperson of the Board of the Finnish Software Association, which has over 600 software businesses as members. Before co-founding Good Sign, Taija, along with the entire founding team, worked at Fujitsu. Taija earned her Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management from Aalto University. In her free time, Taija enjoys swimming in open waters or getting lost in good novels and business books.


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