AR Forum 2013 announces initial speakers and sponsors

Noted analyst firm leaders will join Accenture, BT, Symantec, Kea Company and more on the platform at AR Forum 2013, on Thursday October 3rd at London’s Somerset House.

Invited speakers at the event include:

  • Allen Valahu, Accenture
  • Joanna Gluzman-Laukkanen, BT
  • Caroline Dennington, Symantec
  • Duncan Chapple, Kea Company.

At the invite-only event, attendees will get answers to questions that are most urgent for analyst relations professionals. Because of generous sponsors such as Aragon Research and Hypatia Research Group, the event is free. The topics on the day’s agenda are being voted on though a world-wide poll of AR professionals, online at

During the interactive day, attendees will discuss a wide range of topics with peers in the inspiring setting of London’s outstanding 18th century building.

Several of  the hottest topics in the survey have speakers already lined up:

  • Sales enablement
  • The 2013 Analyst Value Survey
  • AR measurement and scorecards
  • “Selling” and leveraging AR within your company
  • Career progression – how to expand your role.

Contact us to find out more.

Calling analyst relations leaders!

Kea Company will facilitate a half-day Leaders’ Workshop on Friday October 4th. This more selective event will review leading-edge challenges and opportunities discussed at the AR Forum. Participants will identify a few key problems they then work together on, in order to define the problems and find opportunities. Contact us to take part in the Leaders’ Workshop.

PS You can read more about other speakers here.


Duncan Chapple

Duncan Chapple is the preeminent consultant on optimising international analyst relations and the value created by analyst firms. As the head of CCgroup's analyst relations team, Chapple directs programs that increase the value of relationships with industry analysts and sourcing advisors.