Agile London at Funding Circle - A Journey of Sustainable Growth - Tues 21st May at 6pm

  • Agile London Team at OB
  • AUTHOR: Agile London Team at OB
  • Posted: 07/05/2019
Agile London at Funding Circle - A Journey of Sustainable Growth - Tues 21st May at 6pm

The Agile London Team at OB are pleased to confirm details for our next Agile London event... taking place just 2 weeks from today - Tuesday 21st May, it's a 6pm start (time for a quick drink before our first talk starting around 6:20pm) and is being hosted by our very good friends at Funding Circle in their fantastic City based offices:

71 Queen Victoria St
London
EC4V 4AY

Some more info re our hosts... Funding Circle was created with one mission: to revolutionise the broken financial system and change small business finance. We've created the leading online marketplace for small business loans that directly connect credit worthy businesses with investors wanting attractive returns. We have 90,000 investors who to date have lent £7 billion to 68,000 businesses across the world. In 2018 alone lending through our platform created and sustained 115,000 jobs worldwide and contributed £6.5 billion to the global economy.

We have 2 speakers from Funding Circle followed by a really excellent guest speaker (we've seen him at other events before and he's great) - as follows:

SESSION 1
Title: A Journey of Sustainable Growth
Synopsis: Our journey through an incredible period of growth from start-up to IPO, and the some learnings along the way

Speakers:
Carl Pearse (Head of Global Delivery at Funding Circle). Carl oversees delivery across the whole group. Carl has worked in technology for over 20 years, working on small and large-scale agile implementations across a range of industries. Carl specialises in rapid growth lean agile start-ups in highly regulated environments.

Greg Morgan (Group Delivery Manager at Funding Circle). Greg is an Agile Delivery Manager for Originations, where we focus on the start of the borrower journey into listing a loan in the Funding Circle Market Place. Greg has spent 20 years working with people and teams in technology, mostly in financial services.

SESSION 2

Title: The Art of Skillful Relationships
Synopsis: Company journey seen through the lens of our relationships with each other and our clients.

Speaker: Simon Powers (Founder of Adventures with Agile). Simon has over 20 years’ experience helping large organisations to thrive in the market and to be better places to work. He works with the board of directors or senior managers to transform the way that they see themselves, each other, and their organisations.

As always, we operate a first come / first served basis for all Agile London events so please sign up on our meetup page ASAP to book your place at this event.

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