SPONSORS

Headline Sponsor

Equinix

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world’s leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. In 48 markets across five continents, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies.

Find out more at Equinix.

Premium Sponsor

BMC - Diversity Partner

BMC is a global leader in innovative software solutions that enable businesses to transform into digital enterprises for the ultimate competitive advantage. Our Digital Enterprise Management solutions are designed to fast track digital business from mainframe to mobile to cloud and beyond.

Find out more at BMC.

Awards Sponsors

Airbnb

Founded in 2008, Airbnb is a global travel community that offers magical end-to-end trips, including where you stay, what you do and the people you meet. Airbnb uniquely leverages technology to economically empower millions of people around the world to unlock and monetize their spaces, passions and talents to become hospitality entrepreneurs. Airbnb’s accommodation marketplace offers access to millions of places to stay in more than 191 countries, from apartments and villas to castles, treehouses and B&Bs. With Experiences, people can see a different side to a destination through unique, handcrafted activities run by locals, while a partnership with Resy provides access to the best local restaurants in selected countries. All of this is brought together in one easy-to-use and beautifully designed website and app.

Find out more at Airbnb.

Belvedere

Belvedere is a consultancy that was founded to give high level strategic communications advice to corporates, entrepreneurs, family offices and the professional firms that advise or invest in them.

We help our clients to enhance and execute their communications strategies; solve existing problems and prevent new ones occurring. We relish the challenge of the complex, the new, the unusual and the unfamiliar.

We foster long term relationships with our clients by providing thoughtful, forward thinking, and discerning advice in a world that is overly focused on today’s quick fix. Respect, trust, integrity and confidentiality are axiomatic to the advice we provide.

Find out more at Belvedere.

FireEye

FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant® consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. FireEye has over 7,100 customers across 67 countries, including more than 45 percent of the Forbes Global 2000.

Find out more at FireEye.

ForeScout

ForeScout has pioneered an agentless approach to network security to address the explosive growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing and operational technologies (OT). We offer a highly scalable, heterogeneous platform that provides Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies with agentless visibility and control of today’s vast array of physical and virtual devices the instant they connect to the network. Our technology continuously assesses, remediates and monitors devices and works with disparate security tools to help accelerate incident response, break down silos, automate workflows and optimize existing investments. As of June 30, 2018, more than 2,900 customers in over 80 countries improve their network security and compliance posture with ForeScout solutions.

Find out more at Forescout.

Google Cloud

Companies come to Google Cloud to transform their businesses and achieve goals they never thought possible. Our comprehensive portfolio – from infrastructure to apps to devices – helps enterprises innovate faster, scale smarter, stay secure, and do more with data than ever before.

Find out more at Google Cloud.

Intel

Find out more at Intel.

Redhat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.

Find out more at Red Hat.

Women to Watch

Each year InvestmentNews names 20 Women to Watch to its coveted list. Coverage and an awards ceremony are dedicated to honoring female financial advisers and industry executives who are distinguished leaders at their firms. These women have advanced the business of providing advice through their passion, creativity, inclusive approach and willingness to help other women along the way,

InvestmentNews is the leading source for news, analysis and information essential to the financial advisory community. Since 1998, our standard of editorial excellence and deep industry knowledge has allowed us to educate, inform and engage the most influential financial advisers.

Through our weekly newspaper, website, newsletters, research, events, videos and webcasts, InvestmentNews provides exclusive and up-to-the-minute news, as well as actionable intelligence, that empowers financial advisers to serve their clients and run their businesses more effectively whenever, however and wherever they need it.

Find out more at Women to Watch.

Media Partners

Black Girls Code

Black Girls CODE is a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching girls ages 7-17 about computer programming and technology. Our mission is to empower young women of color to embrace the current tech marketplace as builders and creators by introducing them to skills in computer programming and technology and to develop the next generation of tech innovators and leaders.

Find out more at Black Girls Code.

Latinas in STEM

Founded in 2013, The Latinas in STEM Foundation (LiS)* is dedicated to inspiring and empowering Latinas to pursue and thrive in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related fields. A national non-profit organization, its founders are Latina MIT alumnae seeking to effectuate substantive change in their communities.

Find out more at Latinas in STEM.

Lesbians Who Tech

Lesbians Who Tech + Allies is the largest LGBTQ technology community in the world — committed to visibility, intersectionality, and changing the face of technology. The 40,000 non-binary, LGBTQ women, queer women of color (and allies) in tech who make up our community come from every background and live in over 40 cities worldwide. Over 5,000 women and non-binary people in tech attend our San Francisco Summit, making us the largest event for women in tech in California. Our programmatic work includes a coding scholarship for non-binary people and LGBTQ women called the Edie Windsor Coding Scholarship Fund, a mentoring program, Bring a Lesbian to Work Day, and a leadership program — #LWTSQUAD — focused on supporting our members as they move into senior leadership roles and onto corporate boards. We’re not just creating communities; we’re pushing the tech sector to be more inclusive and changing the face of the entire tech industry.

Find out more at Lesbians Who Tech.

Maker Girl

MakerGirl educates girls ages 7-10 about STEM through 3D printing and other cutting edge technologies. Since MakerGirl’s inception in 2014 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, over 3,000 young girls have been impacted by the initiative. MakerGirl is able to reach girls in rural communities through our #MakerGirlGoesMobile tours. Over the past two summers MakerGirl has traveled over 12,700 miles to 18 states. MakerGirl embodies what it means to drive change to young women and girls all over the country by working towards a vision where girls live and dream as unstoppable forces that say “yes” to the challenges of the future, leading to gender equality in all workplaces. We plan to reach 10,000 girls by 2023.

Find out more at Maker Girl.

Women's Start Up Lab

The mission of Women’s Startup Lab is to create the world in which all entrepreneurs thrive and succeed through innovation and collaboration.   

Two people leaning on each other make up the symbol of HITO, which means “human” in Japanese. At WSLab, HITO is about people supporting and holding each other accountable for extraordinary results.  Teamed with our founders, we aim to bring about societal change. Through our Version of “Hitology,” we seek to make a global impact through the strategic and exponential success of women leaders.

Through our immersive, intensive, and transformative programs, female entrepreneurs form meaningful relationships with successful leaders and tap into powerful resources.

Find out more at Women’s Start Up Lab.

There are exclusive opportunities for firms to be event sponsors. Sponsors achieve intense brand positioning, benefitting from far-reaching exposure before, throughout and after the event.

More sponsors for this event will be announced shortly.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities contact joe.aspis@bonhillplc.com or sarah.beaman@bonhillplc.com