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E2E & IWG Ambassadors’ Leaders Series Reception with Pontus Noren, Co-founder of Cloudreach

November 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

E2E & IWG Ambassadors’ Leaders Series Reception with Pontus Noren, Co-founder of Cloudreach

Wednesday, 11 November 2020

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About the Event

Join us at this exclusive private virtual reception with our special guest speaker Pontus Noren, Co-founder of Cloudreach, a global leader in cloud software, consulting & managed services, a partner of Microsoft and Amazon with 600+ employees and 250+ enterprise customers, acquired by PE firm Blackstone in 2017.

Having repeatedly witnessed how much time and money was being wasted on replacing or updating aging physical IT resources, he seized on the huge billion-pound opportunity opening up in the market place to specialise in the design and development of cloud computing solutions.

As a valued E2E guest, you will also be able to connect with our co-hosts: Richard Morris, CEO of IWG UK, the world’s largest serviced office supplier and Shalini Khemka, E2E’s Founder and CEO, Deal Maker for the UK Government’s Department of International Trade and a Member of the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board.

It promises to be a great evening and we would be thrilled if you would like to join us.

Meet your Speaker

Pontus Noren

Co-founder – Cloudreach

The pioneer of the “cloud-native” approach, Pontus Noren has been innovating and disrupting the IT space for over 20 years.

During his tenure as CEO of Cloudreach, the company was recognised as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyperscale Cloud Managed Service Providers, ranked top 25 in The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech 100 for two years running, and was named by the FT as one of Europe’s fastest growing companies.

His achievements were further recognised by the interest and subsequent acquisition of the business in February 2017 by Blackstone Advisors, the most successful alternative investment manager in the industry.

Meet your Hosts

Richard Morris


Richard is the CEO of IWG UK. He joined in 2014 following his role as CEO of G4S’s UK & Ireland Division. IWG UK is the world’s largest provider of flexible workspace solutions offering a fast growing global network of 3,000 locations in 120 countries. Since joining, Richard has consistently delivered year on year growth for Regus’ UK division.

Shalini Khemka

Founder & CEO – E2E, Member of the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board, Deal Maker – UK Government

Shalini founded E2E in 2011. Her mission was to develop the largest and most active entrepreneurial community in the UK to enable extraordinary connections for entrepreneurs.

Under Shalini’s guidance E2E has become a trusted entrepreneurial community which has one objective: to unlock the full potential of ambitious entrepreneurial businesses by enabling extraordinary connections. It has developed into an exciting and thriving powerhouse of international entrepreneurs, investors and entrepreneurial non-execs, coupled with access to globally leading corporate services. E2E’s ecosystem has ambition and innovation at its core.

Shalini is also a Deal Maker for the UK Government, a Member of the Mayor of London’s Business Advisory Board, a Non-Executive Director of UK Export Finance (UKEF), a Fellow of Burton & South Derbyshire College and a Judge for The Great British Entrepreneurial Awards. Before establishing E2E, Shalini co-founded the world’s first bank to bank trade finance platform. She was an Investment Director at LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyd’s Banking Group and held finance related roles at Deutsche Bank, Bankers Trust, Natwest Bank and Coopers & Lybrand.

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Disclaimer: Please note that event timings and dates are subject to change. Our event is designed for founders of growing businesses and business leaders. We try where possible to keep exclusivity. Should E2E deem your position as not suitable for our event, one of our team will remove you from our attendee list and you will be notified. Overt selling will be frowned upon.


November 11, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

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