Elicium, Europaplein 24, 1078 GZ Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Event Date Mon Mar 14 CET - Tue Mar 15 CET (3 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Sun Mar 13 7:00pm - Mon Mar 14 7:00pm
Location Elicium
Europaplein 24, 1078 GZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Region EMEA

This conference on trends and investments in tech and digital infrastructure. By bringing together an array of industry professionals at the start of the year, Kickstart Europe helps to explore the emerging trends and technology shaping the digital industry and digital infrastructure of cloud, connectivity and data centers.

The conference offers plenty of networking opportunities. Don’t miss out on this important industry get-together.

​Six reasons why?
1. ​Meet many C-level decision makers
2. International audience, European focus
3. Get the latest insights from industry experts
4. ​Right at the start of the year
5. Easy travel to Amsterdam
6. By the industry, for the industry


2022 Speakers

Kevin Restivo
Research Director CBRE

Jan-Pieter Anten
Group MD EMEA Interxion: A Digital Realty Company

Martijn Blanken
CEO, EXA Infrastructure

Alex Goldblum
CEO, Eurofiber

Clinton Hasell
Group Director Europe, Global Switch

Dick Theunissen
MD EMEA, EdgeConneX

Eugene Bergen Henegouwen
President Equinix EMEA

Eric Boonstra
VP & GM Europe, Iron Mountain DC

Jo-Ann Garbutt
Sustainability Director, Mercury

Ralf Ploenes
VP Data Center Solutions Europe, Legrand

Laurens-Jan Sipma
Sr. Portfolio Manager, APG Asset Managment

Gary Howard
Associate Director, John Paul Construction

Jason King
Director Data Centers, Rovisys

Alastair Waite
DC Solutions Architect, CommScope

Samira Nikzadgharab
Projects Director EMEA CBRE

Danel Turk
Solution Portfolio Manager DC, ABB

Thijs Poorthuis
Director Digital Infrastructure, NIBC

Natascha Geraedts
Partner, Eversheds Sutherland

Michael J. Gallagher
Sr. Business Dev. Network Infra, Panduit

Robert Bunger
Program Director CTO Office, Schneider Electric

Peter Lambrecht
VP Sales Key Accounts EMEA, Vertiv

Richard Engelkes
Sr. Market Advisor, Enterprise Ireland

Mark Bulmer
Head of DC Global Market Dev., Georg Fisher

Charlie Bernard
Dir. Digital Infra, Cyxtera

Arno Uiterweerd
Managing Director, Unica Datacenters

Ciaran Forde
Business Segment DC & ICT, Eaton

Eric Lisica
Operations Director Europe, Iron Mountain DC

Martien Arts
Dir. Mission Critical Facilities, Royal Haskoning

Marien Keizer
Chief Commercial Officer, NL-ix

Steven Sprokholt
Sr. Dir. EMEA Project Management, EdgeConneX

Erik Barentsen
Sr. Policy Officer Sustainability, DDA

Garry Connolly
President, Host in Ireland

Stijn Grove
MD, Dutch Data Center Association

Paul Muller
Scale Manager, AWS

Thomas Volder
Danish Data Center Association

Jonathan Atkin
Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets

Michel Chatelin
Partner, Eversheds Sutherland

Tom Moran
Senior Technology Strategist and Sustainability Lead, Lumen

Bernard Schep
Regional Sales Manager Northern Europe, Pluribus

Willem Huiskes
Business Developer IT Asset Disposition, Sims Lifecycle Services

Ciarán Forde
Business Segment Manager / Data Center and ICT, Eaton

Joan Collell
CCO, Flexidao

Benjamin van Lent
Sales Manager Solutions Europe, WATTS

Tobias Wolf
Deputy Head of Product Management, STULZ

Johnny Mc Fadden
Supply Chain Director, Mercury

Sanjay Kumar Sainani
Senior Vice-President & CTO, Huawei Digital Power

Ross Peringuey
Product Manager Mission Critical Infrastructure Solution, EMEA, Delta Electronics

Arno van Gennip
Senior Director Operational Environmental Sustainability, Equinix

Edgar van Essen
Managing Director, Switch Datacenters

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Partners

• Unica Datacenters
• Legrand
• Eversheds Sutherland
• Stulz
• Mercury
• Enterprise Ireland
• Schneider Electric
• Watts
• Caransa Groep
• Huawei
• John Paul Construction

• Vertiv
• Iron Mountain Data Centers
• Data Place
• Grundfos
• Commscope
• Maunt
• Panduit
• Edge Connex
• Honeywell
• Sims Lifecycle Services
• Rovisys
• GF
• Pluribus Networks
• Rittal
• Cyxtera
• Global Switch
• Beveco
• Elinex
• Eaton
• Flexidao
• Black Box
• Delta