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Aadil Nanji is a Research Director at Info-Tech Research Group focused on contract review and vendor management. He also has experience in the areas of IT asset management (ITAM), software asset management (SAM). At Info-Tech, Aadil provides IT leaders with the guidance, analysis, and tools they need to ensure their technology contracts are thoroughly vetted, benchmarked, and optimized. Aadil is also focused on the development and delivery of research to assist our members with the various aspects of vendor management to help drive accountable partner relationships. He has experience reviewing top IT contracts across both the public and private sectors, and helps clients evaluate products, software licensing, and vendors when negotiating the optimal contract terms for their unique requirements. He also assists clients in developing their approach to software compliance defense actions, resulting in a defensible IT deployment environment.
With 20+ years working within IT covering Software Asset Managing and Software Licencing I have gained experience working in global organisation with complex environments. I specialise in building winning ITAM Functions and ITAM Programs to ensure organisations can optimise their Software Estate while minimising risk and maximising value. In my role at Danske Bank I work with teams in the UK, Copenhagen, Vilnius -Lithuania) and India.
Steve Carr is a wellbeing, mental health, mental health recovery and suicide first-aid tutor, author, pilot, inspirational speaker and former IPS Service Manager integrated within AWP NHS Mental Health Teams. He's qualified in many areas of mental and physical health, including youth and adult mental health first aid, awareness of mental health problems, life coaching, counselling skills, level 4 Suicide First Aid, level 3 personal training and one of only a handful of Suicide First Aid tutors in the country.
David is an award winning ITAM professional and currently the Principal Consultant for SAM Beast Consulting Ltd, helping customers implement and mature successful IT Asset Management functions. He has already implemented a successful IT Asset Management structure in a number of organisations. He has also saved millions of pounds via contract renegotiation, internal audits and optimising existing licenses. He has previously held a number of SAM roles including SAM Evangelist, ITAM Director, Global Software Asset Manager, Software Asset Manager and Software Asset Analyst. Whilst always looking to learn, he is very enthusiastic and passionate about software asset management, IT Asset Management, Mobile Asset Management and software licensing. If you want to get in touch with David then the best way to do so is at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Barry has worked in the IT industry for 20 years, with a decade in IT Asset Management. He is an expert SAM consultant who has worked with multiple clients across a huge range of industry sectors. He specialises in data centre and infrastructure licensing, audit defence and processes across all platforms, and is a firm believer in simplifying software asset management. He is a tech geek at heart and is always looking to learn, whilst trying to help others.