Preparing your Modern Workplace – Ask the Experts

Hosted by Netcompany

A new era of work has arrived and by all accounts, it is here to stay – so why not come and ask our experts how you can best prepare for the road ahead. Welcoming you with a short introductory talk about the Modern Workplace practice, things to consider when designing and implementing your next generation workplace, and how you can empower staff with innovative and forward-thinking implementations, our four experts will then open the floor for questions from the audience.

Bearing deep technical knowledge and a proven history of system and strategy implementation, our four experts have each enabled significant UK organisations to rapidly embrace Modern Workplace practices and tackle the exceptional challenges of the past 18 months. If you’d like to learn about how you can modernise your workplace to deal with specific challenges, or would simply like to hear the stories from the Modern Workplace battlefield, be sure to register for this event.

Event agenda:

17:30 – Arrival, drinks & nibbles
18:00 – Talk
19:00 – Drinks & networking


A little more about our experts:

Sam O’Donnell
Infrastructure Master, Netcompany

Working with Microsoft Teams since its inception in 2017, Sam is a real advocate for the platform and has since become a subject matter expert concerning solutions and design with a particular interest in Telephony and Meeting Room spaces. As an Infrastructure Master at Netcompany, Sam’s role requires profound knowledge across all respective areas – for which Sam has been representing Netcompany for all things Messaging and Collaboration, especially with Microsoft Teams, since early 2019.


Chris Headlam
Infrastructure Manager, Netcompany

Entering the IT sector in the early 2000s, Chris holds deep experience across a range of areas – spanning from application packaging through to all things modern workplace related. Well versed in delivering EUC projects, Chris has worked across various clients during his time in the sector and has a great view of how to elicit great results through the power of IT. Recently, Chris pivoted to the managed services practice to provide a cohort of modern infrastructure offerings to both public and private sector clients.

Shabaz Darr
Senior Infrastructure Specialist, Netcompany


As a true IT enthusiast, Shabaz has been working in the IT industry for 15+ years now with a specific involvement in EUC technologies for the last 5 years. In this time Shabaz has completed multiple high-profile project deliveries for both public and private sector clients, with his most enjoyable being:

– Supporting the NHS with a UK wide deployment of Azure Virtual Desktop
– Underpinning the education foundations of a Southern English school with a deployment of Endpoint Manager technologies


David Hemmings
Senior Infrastructure Consultant, Netcompany

Having worked in IT since 2004, David then chose to switch his focus in 2019 from delivering managed services to join Netcompany where he would quickly become embedded into the modern workplace team. With a particular interest in the modern workplace practice, David couldn’t have joined the team at a more pivotal time, naturally progressing by:

– Delivering EUC focused technologies such as Microsoft Intune for both public and private sector clients
– Providing multiple cloud-native Microsoft 365 tenants to adhere to sensitive standards requirements of public sector estates
– Supporting a prolific UK government client to obtain Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation within a secure cloud-hybrid environment


Please note that the session will be held in-person and in line with government guidelines at our new Netcompany collaboration space.

12 Greek Street, Leeds
1st Floor

AI & Machine Learning
Preparing your Modern Workplace – Ask the Experts
21st Sep 2021 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Hosted by Netcompany
Netcompany collaboration space: 12 Greek Street, Leeds, 1st Floor, LS1 5RU

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