Liberty Global Technology Summit 2016

14 September 2016

Transforming Together: Customer-Focused Technology & Innovation.
We believe the key to our success is to deliver technologies and innovations that are as dazzling as they are meaningful to our customers. We invite you to join us in the transformation journey so we can win both together and with our customers, today and in the future.

Welcome address by Balan Nair

"This year, Liberty Global celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Technology Summit, and we are proud to share this important milestone with our employees and partners, whose contributions are vital to our continued success. Today, we are ready for the next challenge – to transform the way we innovate, so that we can spark a new generation of technologies that bring meaningful experiences to our customers and enable them to reap greater opportunities in the digital world. It is an exciting journey and together we can make it happen! We look forward to seeing you in September in Amsterdam."

Balan Nair, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology & Innovation Officer for Liberty Global


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sponsors & partners
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Interactive Breakout sessions
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inspiring keynotes & panel discussions
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Vendor awards

What is the technology summit?

The Liberty Global Technology Summit is a premier annual event that brings together our trusted technology partners and our employees from around the world for an unforgettable and inspiring day of knowledge sharing, collaboration and networking. The summit features industry-leading speakers, hands-on product demos, thought-provoking panel discussions and immersive breakout sessions. We will also host our third Appathon, during which developers compete in teams to create the next breakthrough app for our Horizon TV platform.

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Why attend?

The Liberty Global Technology Summit is a great platform to learn, first hand, from industry’s leaders and influencers about the latest trends, challenges, and future roadmap of our industry. It also offers an informal setting to meet with and learn from fellow participants; our innovation partners and employees working in our product, technology and IT departments, as well as Liberty Global’s senior executives.

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The Technology Summit features a rich line-up of plenary and breakout sessions, while leaving plenty of room for networking and experiencing the latest innovations with live demos at the Liberty Global Connected Home booth as well as our partners' booths. Check out the day and evening program to learn more.

08:00 - 09:00

Arrival and registration

09:00 - 09:40

Opening by Balan Nair, EVP and Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Liberty Global

Main stage
09:40 - 10:30

Keynote by Fred Reichheld, Creator of Net Promoter System®

Main stage
10:40 - 11:05

Breakout sessions - Part 1

Breakout rooms

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11:15 - 11:40

Breakout sessions - Part 2

Breakout rooms

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11:30 - 13:30


11:50 - 12:15

Breakout sessions - Part 3

Breakout rooms

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12:50 - 13:15

Breakout sessions - Part 4

Breakout rooms

 Sessions will be updated soon

13:30 - 14:00

Interview with Constantijn van Oranje special envoy StartupDelta2020

Main stage
14:00 - 14:35

Panel Discussion - Customer Experience

Main stage

Moderated by:

Leslie Ellis: Owner Ellis Edits Inc. and


Fred Reichheld: Creator of Net Promoter System®

Anna Gatti: Managing Director, Customer Experience, Liberty Global

Lütz Schueler: CEO, Unitymedia



14:35 - 15:10

Panel Discussion - Technology Landscape

Main stage

Moderated by:

Leslie Ellis, owner Ellis Edits Inc. and


Dan Hennessy: Managing Director Chief Architect & Chief Technology Officer, Liberty Global

Rob Evans: Managing Director, Core Networks & NOC, Liberty Global

Veenod Kurup: Managing Director, Chief Information Officer, Liberty Global

Micha Berger: Managing Director, Mobile Networks & Operations and Chief Technology Officer, Telenet


15:10 - 15:30

Fireside chat with Mike Fries

Main stage

Moderator: Rebecca Pike, Head of Digital Media, Liberty Global

15:40 - 16:05

Breakout sessions - Part 5

Breakout rooms

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16:15 - 16:40

Breakout sessions - Part 6

Breakout rooms

Sessions will be updated soon

16:50 - 17:15

Breakout sessions - Part 7

Breakout rooms

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17:15 - 18:30

Networking drinks

18:30 - 22:00

Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Main stage


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Sponsorship Packages

We offer a range of sponsorship opportunities to allow all our partners to gain exposure and enhance their profile at the Liberty Global Technology Summit 2016. More information coming soon.

Large premium booth in the main meeting area near Liberty Global booth, incl. furniture, screens, branded back wall, carpet and wired internet
Booth (3x2 m2) in exhibition space first floor, incl. branded back wall, TV screen, desk with two chairs and wired internet
Breakout session 25 min (open to all attendees)
One hour VIP meeting room, incl. catering and staff
Brand promotion
Clickable logo on the website
Logo on printed banners inside the Ziggo Dome
Logo on mesh warp outside the Ziggo Dome
Logo on the main stage screen
Logo (loop) on narrowcasting screens
Two minute looping video on narrowcasting screens
Logo and company profile in the event app
Reserved dinner table for ten, joined by one Liberty Global MD
Reserved dinner table for seven persons
Dinner show, incl three-course dinner
Number of all-day tickets (incl. plenary, break-out sessions, breakfast, lunch, appetizers, drinks and dinner show)


Every year at the Technology Summit, we celebrate our fruitful relationships
with partners and suppliers by presenting our Vendor and Employee Awards. Focusing on the
crucial role they play in driving our product strategy, this year's awards will
recognize their achievements in the following categories:

Vendor Awards:

  1. Best Product & Service Quality
  2. Innovation & Breakthrough

Employee Awards:

  1. Sustainable Business Impact
  2. Spark Innovator of the Year


  1. Best app



The Liberty Global third annual Appathon is here again. The 36-hour coding battle of 100 gamers, coders and designers offers a creative platform to talented developers to generate innovative apps for our Horizon TV platform, deployed across two million homes. The theme of this year's Appathon is Gamification with focus on Games and E-Sports related app experiences, something along the lines of Twitch etc. Apps that can fully leverage our Horizon TV platform to provide the greatest gaming experience will be shortlisted for the Appathon award.

Click here to view the Appathon website.

Event app

Coming soon! Want to get the most out of the Liberty Global Technology Summit 2016? Our Event App gives you instant access to all the information and functionality you need to make the Summit even more productive and fun. From managing your registration to navigating the event, connecting with the right people and providing feedback: the Event App puts it all at your fingertips - whenever and wherever you are.


To register for the Technology Summit, simply enter your personal invitation code in the designated box below. We look forward to seeing you on 14 September! 

* The Technology Summit is open to invitees only.

Vendor registration

Employee/Attendee registration