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London WFM Day

16th  June 2022 , Glaziers Hall

Register here to attend the UK WFM Day on the 16th of June




Guests Arrive

All guests arrive and register. There will be a selection of canapes and soft drinks served, whilst guests will have the chance to talk to partners and Quinyx employees.



Welcome to Quinyx's London WFM Day 2022


The Big Shift

Erik Fjellborg - Co-Founder & CEO, Quinyx
Our co-founder and CEO will take to the stage to welcome everybody and introduce the UK WFM Day


Advanced Analytics

Sammy Walton - Head of Product Evangelism, Quinyx

We have recently launched our advanced analytics toolset. Here we will have a deep dive into how they can help you to improve workforce management


Customer Panel Discussion

Simon Hedaux + HMV, Penhaligons & Stenaline
A chance to get insight from other businesses and Simon Hedaux from Rethink Productivity alongside Charlotte Lawrance from HMV, Jordan Simpson from Penhaligons and Kevin Morris from Stenaline, on how they have dealt with the challenges of the last couple of years


Leading with Empathy in Uncertain Times

Belinda Parmar OBE
Belinda, formally known as Lady Geek won her OBE for her services to promoting women in Technology. She is currently the Founder and CEO of The Empathy Business, and she works with large enterprise business to help them understand the relationship between empathy and commercial performance


Refreshments Served/Meet the Partners


How to build meaningful connections with your frontline workers

Tristan Rogers, Founder & CEO, Concrete

Happy, engaged, and motivated store associates, working hand-in-hand with a slick, smooth, seamless retail operation, are less likely to want to leave their jobs and are far more likely to deliver the kind of experience a customer expects when they walk into a store

Listen to Concrete platforms founder and CEO, Tristan Rogers, talking about how to dramatically improve two of today’s most pressing issues in retail, staff retention, and customer expectations.


Building the Future of Work

Jim Lawless
Record breaking freediver and voted #1 Motivational Speaker outside of the US in the Global Guru rankings, Jim Lawless has inspired over a million people on five continents through his speeches alone.


5 Actionable Tips to Retain your Workforce

Jacob Waern, Founder & CEO, eduMe

Hear from deskless training platform eduMe on 5 ways to get ahead of the 'Great Resignation'. Deskless industries are encountering greater demand from their employees and customers. Giving your workforce the experience and knowledge they need to become more loyal, more productive and better engaged with your business is the route to success. Jacob Waern, Founder & CEO of eduMe will share unique industry data and actionable insights that you can take today to increase your employee retention. Topics include:

  • How employee expectations have shifted
  • What success will look like in the future of deskless work
  • How businesses can secure employee & customer loyalty


Magical Entertainment - Britain's Got Talent Finalist

Jamie Raven
Magician and Illusionist, who burst onto an unsuspecting world during the 9th series of Britain’s Got Talent. To date, he has taken his solo touring shows across 27 countries, playing over 150 different venues, including an invitation to perform privately for HRH Prince Charles.


Keynote Close

Tom Webb & Ben Irwin-Brown
Before we close off today's keynote sessions, we will take just a moment to reflect on the learnings and thank everyone for attending


Pre-Dinner Drinks Served/Meet the Partners

Enjoy some bubbly, beer or wine as you watch the magic continue close up and have a chat with our partners


Exclusive Invite Only Dinner

Enjoy a fabulous networking dinner with an incredible view over the River Thames at our invite only dinner


Exclusive Afterparty @ The Arches

The Wandering Lights
Time to kick back, relax and dance the evening away underneath Glaziers Hall in our exclusive underground venue - The Arches

Our Keynote Speakers

Erik Fjellborg

Erik Fjellborg is the Founder and CEO of Quinyx. The company was founded in 2005, after working at McDonald’s and discovering that no system could smartly handle scheduling staff. Over the years, Quinyx has grown to become the market leader within AI-driven Workforce Management. Today Quinyx has over one million active users globally, and offices in nine countries. Clients include well-known brands such as; McDonald’s, Domino’s, Oatly, Sysco, Rituals, and DHL.

Belinda Parmar OBE
The Empathy Business

Renowned expert on empathy, effective leadership, inclusion, and diversity campaigner
Belinda Parmar is a diversity campaigner and the CEO of The Empathy Business. Belinda uses the science of empathy to change the way companies transform their organisations focusing on leadership, communications and
operations. She is the creator of the Global Empathy Index which was published in the Harvard Business Review- the first index to measure empathy and inclusion at scale.

Sammy Walton
Sammy Walton is head of Product Evangelism at Quinyx. Over his 6 year tenure he has run product and sales teams and enjoys helping businesses optmize their use of technology to meet their goals and engage their workforce. Sammy is self described as an early adopter of modern technology and data curious when it comes to trends in the WFM world Quinyx is the leading SaaS based and fully mobile WFM solution with close to one million users worldwide and 10 offices in Europe, Australia and the US.
Jim Lawless

Record breaking freediver and voted #1 Motivational Speaker outside of the US in the 2021 Global Guru rankings, Jim Lawless has inspired over a million people on five continents through his presentations and playbook for change ‘Taming Tigers’. 

As CEO of transformation architects Symmetry, Jim and his team have been instrumental in the adaptations of international organisations, fast-growth companies and Olympic Teams.  

Tristan Rogers

In 2003 Tristan founded Concrete, taking on Vodafone and Marks & Spencer as early customers. In 2009 Concrete gained Gap as the first US customer, and over the following 5 years grew to become the de facto standard in franchise communications for retail brands in Europe and the US. Concrete has continued to evolve, and in 2017 launched it's new retail platform. Today Concrete counts many of the world's leading brands as customers, allowing communication to easily reach store teams to improve operational consistency, increase conversion and improve customer satisfaction.

Simon Hedaux
ReThink Productivity
Simon Hedaux is the founder and CEO of ReThink Productivity. His pioneering methods allow businesses to drive efficiency, boost productivity and optimise budgets. For nearly a decade ReThink has been transforming the way some of the world’s biggest companies operate – refining their processes, reviewing their systems, analysing change impact and ensuring they’re operating at maximum efficiency and productivity levels.
Jacob Waern
In 2005, Jacob Waern began his career with European media company Modern Times Group, quickly rising to CEO of one of its larger subsidiaries where he scaled the company’s profitability. Since then, Waern has cemented his mark in the world of technology, as a co-founder of Rocket Internet – a company starting and scaling global internet and tech companies – and was the Director of Digital Ventures at international telecommunications and media company Millicom.

During his time at Millicom, the idea for eduMe was born out of his collective experiences observing the difficulties in training globally dispersed deskless teams. As Founder and CEO of eduMe, Waern oversees the company’s mission to provide the deskless workforce with seamless access to relevant knowledge, enabling people to be successful at work. 

Join the leading voices in Workforce Management and employee engagement, and discover how to level up your business by shifting your focus to the frontline.