Who's who? Tech Data Hack Judges & Mentors

Curious to know who'll be helping you develop your ideas and judging them when finished? Meet the judges and mentors for Tech Data Hack.

The Judges

Sarah

Sarah

Sarah Drummond is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Snook, an award-winning design consultancy working at the forefront of civic, public sector, and democratic innovation. She’s also a serial idea generator having co-founded among other things CycleHack and MyPolice.

david new

David N.

David Newbould has more than 15 years experience in IT organisations, from an EMEA role at a Fortune 500 hardware vendor, to running a London-based Service Provider. He’s currently the Director of Tech Data Cloud Business - Europe.

Bob

Bob

Bob Kruger has worked in the computing industry for over 40 years with a diverse range of technologies and corporations, mainly in Silicon Valley. He is currently the vice president for StreamOne at Tech Data in Florida where he’s calling in from to be part of Tech Data Hack.

David T.

David T.

David Terrar is a specialist in software sales and marketing. He is currently the Director and Deputy Chair of the Cloud Industry Forum as well as the Founder & CXO of Agile Elephant, a consultancy helping companies make sense of digital transformation.

 

The Mentors

George

George

George Wood has worked for various companies throughout his career, ranging from an established ISP to a start-up that he helped take from the front room to offices. He now works for Tech Data with a focus on Microsoft technologies, specifically Azure.

Jose

Jose

Jose Mercado has worked in technology sales, marketing, and business development for 20 years, from companies like Discovery Channel to Panduit. He is currently the Director Partner Business Development for Microsoft, focusing on driving ISV success.

Tiago

Tiago

Tiago Fernandes has a hands-on background with 15 years of IT experience, from being a developer and teacher, to managing offshore teams and data centres. He currently works at the Azure center of excellence team for Tech Data.