InPrint Leaders in Technology (LiT) Summit

InPrint Leaders in Technology (LiT) Summit

All disruptive technologies have a huge challenge to persuade conventional markets to invest in them. Resistance is often due to a fear of the unknown and the challenge this presents to the established paradigm; these barriers to change can present the new technology business with ‘growing pains’.

Dates 28 Jun 2017 - This event is in the past.
Opening times 1.30pm Coffee and networking, for a 2pm start. End with drinks and dinner.
Venue Buckingham House, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge
Organiser name Marcus Timson

Event details:

InPrint Leaders in Technology (LiT) Summit

This event is a direct response to this challenge and is designed to provide the industrial inkjet community with access to ideas, inspiration and people that may help them in their mission to grow their business.

The event tackles business growth, leadership and entrepreneurialism and features a high calibre cast of speakers from inside and outside the industrial inkjet and technology sectors. For Cambridge Network members, there is a limited number of places available for only £65.

The event begins at 13.30 with coffee and networking.  Opening remarks at 14.00. For information on attending this exclusive event, email


Innovation strategy: how to make growth happen?
Costas Papaikonomou is the Co-Founder of Happen, a global innovation agency with offices in London, Amsterdam and New York. They help companies grow and develop in the right way

Rage within the Machine! A Marxist/Capitalist Manifesto
Simon Biltcliffe has spent the last 20 years building Webmart, a leading business with a turnover of over £20 million, from scratch, without borrowing a penny, in a market which has been slowly, but steadily contracting.

What’s in a Name? The Past, Present and future of Personalisation
Richard Askam was recently voted top speaker at D-Scoop Phoenix, 2017. Richard is an entrepreneur and founder of Communications Agency, WNC.

Future Gazing: From Print to VR - A Story of Evolution through Disruption.
Adrian Munn is founder of Monochrome, a leading digital agency clients include: Dixons Carphone, Hovis, Primark, Oxo, Premier Foods, RBS, Sharwoods

Cambridge Network Speaker: Mark Gilligan, Founder and CEO of Blacktrace Holdings Ltd
Formed in 2001, Blacktrace Group designs, develops and manufactures cutting-edge technologies and products for many applications in chemistry, microfluidics, biology, nanomaterial sciences and more.

Building an Industrial Inkjet Ink Business
Lawrence Gamblin leads Kao Collins. He began his business in a rat infested unit under Brooklyn Bridge. With a focus on inks, his entrepreneurial story led his company to challenge the giants of the inkjet ink world.

Leaders in Technology Innovation Panel & Closing Remarks
Speakers will join a panel to discuss key elements of change, innovation and leadership.

Followed by:
Pre-Dinner Drinks and Dinner sponsored by Diamond Dispersions

For more information on the speakers please see the event website