BIMA Breakfast Briefing | Headless Content Management

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As digital interfaces become even more pervasive and diverse, the challenge of managing the content that appears on them becomes more and more complex.

Curated by the BIMA Technology council, join BIMA, IBM and a panel of experts from the worlds of content strategy and technology as they give their opinions on Headless Content Management and what that means for developers and content creators.


Tickets are free for BIMA members or £50 + VAT for non-members. To get your BIMA Member discount code email


8.30am – Arrive, coffee and networking
9am – Talks kick off
10am – Talks end

Join us and our awesome line-up of speakers, and start your morning as you mean to go on!


Moderator: Gareth Scrivens, Technical Director, IBM iX

Gareth is a Technical Director with 19 years’ experience in the delivery of technology solutions for high profile projects and clients. He successfully defines technical strategies for top-tier global brands and lead international development teams to execute high quality and challenging projects. He is currently responsible for the growth and development of the Interactive Development teams for IBM iX.

David Strachan, Principal Offering Manager, Digital Experience, IBM Watson Customer Engagement

David has worked in the digital experience field for almost 20 years in sales, consulting and most recently product management roles. He has worked with global IBM clients to define technical strategies for their digital experience platforms. As a product manager, David capitalises on this experience to deliver great products for IBM customers – he is currently leading the delivery of Watson Content Hub, which is a new SaaS content management system.

Peter Sunna, Head of Product, Contentful

As a software developer working at a number of Swedish consulting agencies, Peter has executed several enterprise CMS projects. In 2008, he joined EPiServer, where for five years he worked as the Product Manager for EPiServer CMS. During this time, he drove the redesign of the new platform that was launched in 2012. In his career, Peter has built a strong reputation for adopting innovative technologies and overseeing strategic product development. Peter holds a degree in Computer Science from Umeå University.

Zakiya Bishton, Associate Strategy Director, Zone

Zak has been working in creative digital content for more than 10 years. Starting out in creative content for TV, she has worked for leading broadcasters, Channel 4 and the BBC. Her creative strategic experience led her to Zone, a digital experience agency where she helps shape global content strategies for a diverse range of clients including Maersk, adidas and Aviva. Her experience in digital content comes from every angle; creation, implementation and management.


Tue, 20 Mar 2018
08:30 - 10:00



IBM76/78 Upper GroundLondonSE1 9PZ



Trishelle Tailor

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Trishelle joined BIMA in 2015 after having previously worked in e-commerce, marketing and a stint in New York, trying to make insurance events fun! At BIMA, Trishelle is responsible for delivering a wide range of events from knowledge sharing and networking right through to the awards and Digital Day.

Always trying her hand at new things, Trishelle’s life outside of work sees her flower arranging, cooking, embroidery, the gym (on occasion!) and the of course attending a few parties (she needs to get her ideas for events from somewhere!).

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