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

Merijn Schipper

CloudBilling

Merijn Schipper

CloudBilling

Merijn Schipper, Sales Manager at CloudBilling, has over a decade of experience in billing, specializing in Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and cloud solutions. As the Sales Manager for CloudBilling, he oversees sales operations in the Benelux region, where he has been instrumental in driving growth and fostering strong client relationships.

With extensive experience navigating MSPs' challenges from both consulting and commercial perspectives, he brings a wealth of knowledge and practical insights. His hands-on approach and strategic vision make him a sought-after speaker, renowned for demystifying complex billing processes and delivering tangible results.

You can contact Merijn Shipper at mschipper@cloudbilling.nl

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.


Wilco Ravestein

Paessler AG

Wilco Ravestein

Paessler AG

Wilco Ravestein worked in the IT industry for over 30 years in a variety of technical and commercial roles. These included Mobile Service Providers, several resellers, and Telecom vendors. Since 2016, he is the Regional Manager for Paessler in the Benelux, working with direct customers and resellers to serve the Monitoring Market. Worldwide, Paessler has over 500.000 installations. We refer to them not as customers but as fans. This session is for all IT administrators, managers, and directors interested in regaining control of their IT infrastructure and significantly reducing costs.

Harry Aujla

SIOS Technology Corp

Harry Aujla

SIOS Technology Corp

Harry Aujla serves as the Director of Partner Alliances at SIOS Technology Corp. With a comprehensive background spanning more than two decades in the field of IT business continuity, he offers a substantial wealth of knowledge to enterprises aiming to establish seamless IT continuity strategies across their operations. His consultancy efforts have spanned diverse industry verticals including manufacturing, transportation, government, and others, allowing him to represent specialised vendors proficient in high availability, disaster recovery, and fault-tolerant computing methodologies. Throughout his extensive career, Harry has held various roles including that of a technical consultant, technical trainer, and salesperson.

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.

Matt Scully

Kaseya

Matt Scully

Kaseya

Matt Scully utilizes his extensive Channel experience to foster existing MSP partnerships at Kaseya and develop new partnerships. Prior to Kaseya, Matt served in channel leadership roles at Datto, Mailprotector, and Redstor. He was responsible for developing and managing the company’s partner programs and overseeing marketing strategies for channel leaders to enhance customer satisfaction and expand their businesses. 

Will Garside

IT Europa

Will Garside

IT Europa

Will specialises in writing and presenting – producing a huge range of content, ranging from thought-leadership articles to white papers. He started his career as a computer engineer before becoming one of the first producers on Sky TV’s primetime technology show “The Computer Channel” – alongside also covering mainstream business and technology news. He then worked as a product reviewer and technical writer for IT Network before going to Computer Weekly to cover security, telecoms and networking. He worked for several large technology brands including Microsoft and EMC as a technical writer and media consultant and was also the editor at International Broadcast Engineer – a role that saw him deliver a huge number of detailed analysis pieces on emerging video experiences. He has also written a number of books including tech guides for Which? and several "Dummies" guides on topics including big data and storage.

Will is also a highly experienced event moderator, managing content and panels at both the IBC and NAB shows for the last 10 years.

KEYNOTE

Johan Bakker

MSP Mentor

Johan Bakker

MSP Mentor

Johan Bakker is a seasoned expert in the field of Managed Service Providers (MSP), boasting over two decades of experience in the IT industry. As the visionary founder and lead mentor at MSP Mentor, Johan has dedicated his career to empowering IT professionals and businesses to achieve operational excellence and sustainable growth.

With a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities within the MSP landscape, Johan offers invaluable insights and strategies that drive success. His extensive knowledge spans across service management, business development, and technological innovation, making him a trusted advisor to many in the industry.

Johan’s approach to mentoring is both holistic and hands-on, ensuring that clients receive tailored guidance that addresses their specific needs and goals. His commitment to continuous learning and improvement is evident in his dynamic workshops, insightful webinars, and personalized coaching sessions.

Beyond his professional achievements, Johan is known for his passion for fostering a collaborative community among MSPs. He regularly contributes to industry publications, speaks at conferences, and engages in thought leadership that inspires others to excel.

When he's not mentoring or strategizing, Johan enjoys exploring the latest tech trends, networking with fellow industry leaders, and spending quality time with his family.

Connect with Johan Bakker to unlock your MSP's full potential and navigate the complexities of the IT services industry with confidence and expertise.


Meet our 2024 Event Sponsors