How to make hybrid working work for your SMEs | Tuesday, 12th October | Virtual
  • How to make hybrid working work for your SMEs

  • Tuesday, 12th October
  • Registration 12:55 to 2pm (BST)
  • Location: Virtual
  • Registration Closed

While hybrid working started out being driven by societal change, savvy SMEs are now using it to gain a competitive business advantage.  
Hire and keep the best talent, improve your customer experience and grow your business by investing in the right tech. The benefits are yours for the taking. 

  1. Virgin Media Business/Cebr research findings on how employee needs have shaped the hybrid working model. A look at the negotiation between employers and employees since the pandemic hit and how your business now needs to adjust to keep its best talent. 
  2. What are the advantages for SMEs when investing in hybrid working ? E.g. talent calibre and diversity, serving customers, costs, and more. How can you ensure that hybrid working works for your business? And how can you use it to your competitive advantage? 
  3. Which areas should your organisation be focusing on when adopting a hybrid working environment? And what IT considerations do you need to address to ensure you’re using hybrid working culture to your advantage? 

Our Keynote Sessions

Wynand Botes, Senior Product Manager, Virgin Media Business

How to make hybrid working work for your SME?

With over a decade of experience spanning business case development, sensitivity analysis, cost modelling and pricing at some of the UK’s biggest technology brands, he currently specialises in voice technology within the Virgin Media Business product team. He works closely with our customers every day, guiding them as they move towards a more cloud-based technology approach. He's particularly excited about the way new and emerging voice technologies can drive higher employee productivity and engagement, which ultimately leads to a much better customer experience.    

Event Chair: Tony Johnson, Chief Technology Officer, Copyright Licensing Agency

Tony Johnson joined CLA in April 2021 as Chief Technology Officer. Tony has over 20 years experience operating in senior Technology leadership roles. He is a highly commercial technologist who has delivered major technology and digital transformation across large scale global organisations in both the Retail and Media sectors. Most recently, as Senior Vice President, International IT at 20th Century Fox he oversaw the digital transformation of Fox’s international sales, marketing and distribution businesses. As CTO at CLA, Tony is responsible for designing the Technology strategy and roadmap, with a focus on delivering customer-centric technology solutions that are pivotal to the overall success of the organisation.