Past Meetup

May 2015 LN Enterprise Tech Meetup (with keynote by Duncan Anderson, IBM Watson)

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Price: £5.00 /per person


107 cheapside EC2V 6DN · London

How to find us

Orrick is between Bank and St Pauls Tube stations, opposite St Mary Le Bow church

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Join fellow technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors for the May London Enterprise Technology Meetup (LNETM ( on Monday 18th May 2015 from 7:00pm - 8:30pm.

We are very pleased to confirm that Duncan Anderson (European CTO of IBM Watson) will be our keynote speaker this month (see Duncan's biography below).

During his keynote, Duncan will provide an overview of what Cognitive Computing is, why it's important and why it's easier to use than many might think. . If the demo-gods are on his side, he hopes to show some brief demonstrations to bring the conversation alive.

The two demo presentations will be from:

• ( (Austria) is a distributed SQL data store that runs on one machine or a cluster of machines. Based on the familiar SQL syntax, Crate combines high availability, resiliency, and scalability in a distributed design that allows you to query mountains of data in realtime, not batches. It is also 100% open source.

• Garrison Technology ( (UK) has created a network security solution that mitigates the risk of users accessing internet based resources, allowing them to click on links and open attachments without fear from malware, reducing the opportunities from phishing attacks.

Sign up today and don’t forget to tell your friends/colleagues.

If you have any questions, please contact me at [masked] .

Looking forward to seeing you all soon!

Duncan Anderson (European CTO for IBM Watson)

Duncan Anderson is the European CTO for IBM's Watson Group, where he leads the technical conversation for cognitive computing across the continent.

Prior to taking that role, Duncan has performed a number of senior technical leadership positions in the finance sector in IBM.

He was also the Chief Architect for a UK Insurer, where he was responsible for the first e-enabled mortgage in the early days of the Internet. Duncan is also an amateur iOS app developer, having a keen interest in how technology can be applied in a practical way to bring about change.