Two paths, many possibilities

At Frontiers Tour London, leaders from groundbreaking companies join with Slack partners, customers and technologists to explore new ways of working together. There’s lots to cover, so we’ve created two different tracks to guide you toward the sessions and speakers best for your particular role or organisation.

Pathfinder Track

For business leaders looking to chart a better course

Learn how teams across Engineering, HR and more use Slack to ensure clarity of purpose, drive strategic alignment and streamline execution.

Opportunity Track

For IT leaders and experienced admins seeking greater success

Learn from peers’ evaluation journeys and success criteria, while exploring concrete use cases.


17 October

Registration and breakfast
Executive welcome and keynote Stewart Butterfield Co-founder and CEO, Slack
Product keynote: Innovations driving the future of work forward Tamar Yehoshua Chief Product Officer, Slack Will Sprunt CIO, Deliveroo Ilan Frank Head of Enterprise Product, Slack Ryan Aytay Co-CEO Quip & EVP Strategic Partnerships Sales, Salesforce Brad Armstrong VP, Business & Corporate Development, Slack
Morning break
Conversations with customers Stuart Templeton Head of UK, Slack Jody Ford CEO, Photobox Imer Cakiroglu Global HR Strategy Director, Farfetch
Above and beyond: Exceeding your business goals with Slack Stephen Franchetti VP of Business Technology, Slack Alex Seddon Co-Head Private Credit, M&G Prudential Jamie Newham Digital Collaboration Tooling Lead, HSBC
In today’s fast-changing workplace, alignment and agility are essential for success. Learn how to leverage Slack as a collaboration hub to help your company stay connected and achieve more. We’ll reveal practical product features and best practices to help you uncover the full value of Slack and the full potential of your talent and technology. 11:50-12:30
All in on Slack: Strategies for cross-functional engagement and collaboration on Slack Chris Mills Head of Customer Success, EMEA, Slack Jason Nickels Vice President, Technology, Softbank Investment Advisors David Pavlik CIO, Kiwi.Com
Slack works best when everyone’s on the same page, or at least the same workspace. Discover ways to make company-wide use of Slack welcoming to all teams, regardless of function or tech-savviness. We’ll talk about cross-functional collaboration strategies to keep everyone aligned and in tune, boosting agility and making the most of software investments. 11:50-12:30
Getting more value out of your business applications Vic Davis Sr. Account Executive, Large Enterprise, Slack Lotta Mikkonen Solutions Engineer, Slack Jon Hawes Head of Detect & Security Innovation, Photobox Liselott Ahlberg Head of IT, Bonnier News
Did you know that the average enterprise uses more than 1,100 cloud services? As companies move toward best-of-breed providers, your tools must work together. We’ll cover how Slack helps customers get more from existing tools—both third-party and internally built. Plus, we’ll detail the new ways Slack syncs with your email, calendar, files and more. 13:40-14:20
Anticipating, monitoring and managing incidents via Slack Chris Clark Solutions Engineer, Slack Tim Chinchen Solution Consulting Manager, EMEA, Pagerduty Neil Toolan Head of Delivery & Governance, Metapack Chris Evans Platform Team Lead, Monzo Bank
Hear why—and how—leading enterprises use Slack to monitor network quality, respond to incidents and keep customers happy. We’ll cover how Slack keeps multiple departments in sync. See how teams use Slack to share essential information and interact with customers in real time, reducing time to resolution. 13:40-14:20
Achieving agility and security in Slack Larkin Ryder Interim Chief Security Officer, Slack Jason Maude Chief Technology Advocate, Starling Bank Chris Livermore Head of Operations, British Gas Connected Homes Emma Bellamy Project Manager, Nationwide Nick Hardy Head of Customer Trust, Slack
Collaboration tools need to drive business value while also keeping data secure. In this session, we’ll walk through Slack’s security offerings before hearing about how specific Slack features can meet your security objectives. Learn how Slack helps companies manage privacy concerns, without sacrificing usability. 14:30-15:10
How engineering does DevOps using Slack V Brennan Head of Service Engineering, EMEA, Slack Paul Whyte Head of Systems Engineering, Vodafone Chris Miller Head of Technology, Originations Experiences, HSBC Sam White Tech Lead, Red Badger
See how DevOps teams use Slack, from code reviews to cross-functional communication. We’ll show how technical teams centralise and automate their workflows through Slack using all their favourite tools and apps. You’ll come away with an understanding of how Slack helps DevOps teams work more efficiently, leading to stronger features and faster releases. 14:30-15:10
Afternoon break
Work beyond your organisation’s walls with Slack Liz Smyth Director of International Marketing, Slack Paul Rosania Director of Product, Slack Will Sprunt CIO, Deliveroo
Slack isn’t just where your team works: It’s where your people collaborate with vendors, clients and contractors. In this session, we’ll show how real-life teams work inside Slack with external parties using Shared Channels and guest accounts. Then we’ll dive into some best practices (including channel naming and time limits) for managing external work in Slack. 15:30-16:10
HR, Slack and cultivating positive employee experiences Robby Kwok Senior Vice President, People, Slack  Sophie O'Donoghue Sr. Internal Communications Specialist, Slack
Learn how Slack makes a positive impact on new and existing employees by streamlining and accelerating core HR processes such as hiring, onboarding and internal communications. We’ll show how connecting employees to the people, knowledge and software they need, in a single collaboration hub, improves employee experience and pushes productivity further. 15:30-16:10
Closing keynote Julie Liegl Chief Marketing Officer, Slack Joe Simpson British Mountaineer and Author of Touching the Void
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