ideasUK Conference 2011 – Keynote Spotlight – Bruce Sayers – Bruce Sayers Associates Ltd


This week we would like to introduce Bruce Sayers from Bruce Sayers Associates Ltd, who will be another great keynote speakers at our anuual ideasUK Conference in November.

Bruce SayersOwner of Bruce Sayers Associates Limited, a consultancy providing expertise to organisations that wish to implement technology in support of new reward policies and procedures. He has gained expertise designing and implementing business enhancing policies covering pay, benefits and recognition programmes whilst working within national and multi-national businesses within the financial services, property retail, telecommunications and logistics sectors. Continue reading

ideasUK Conference 2011 – Keynote Spotlight – Colin Hodgson – Edenred Ltd


Continuing our series of posts featuring speakers who will be at the ideasUK conference, this week we introduce Colin Hodgson from Edenred Ltd.

Developing and delivering an engaging employee programme in the age of social media

Colin Hodgson - Edenred - Engaging Employee Programmes Continue reading

Conference 2011 – Keynote Spotlight – John Conoley, CEO, Psion


Last week we featured Mark Toner, in the first of our series of blog posts featuring speakers for the ideasUK conference in November. This week we introduce John Conoley who is the CEO at Psion.

John joined Psion in 2008 and has 25 years’ experience in the technology industry.

John Conoley, Keynote Speaker for ideasUK idea management conferenceJohn has been closely involved in sales and market development throughout his career. He has significant experience of working with both direct channels to market and also channel partners such as Value Added Resellers (VARs), Distributors, Systems Integrators and Developers.

The first half of John’s career was spent at IBM, where he held a range of technical roles, direct and channel sales roles, and marketing positions. His first experience of working with channel partners was in the late ‘80s through AS400 and PC Resellers. His later experience included running an EMEA VAR and OEM business unit. Continue reading

ideasUK Conference 2011 – Keynote Spotlight – Mark Toner – BT Openreach.


In the count down to our conference we thought it would be a good idea to give you some background on our keynote speakers.

We start this series by look at Mark Toner:Mark Toner keynote speaker for IdeasUK idea management conference

Mark was appointed General Manager of BT Openreach Innovation and Future Options in 2007 and has responsibility for the management of all new idea and innovation initiatives, including innovation research.

Previously he held general management positions in roles covering strategic options, advanced product development and broadband deployment. Continue reading