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IR Magazine Forum – Technology, Media & Telecoms

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Virtual event: Available on replay

About the IR Magazine Sector Series

We understand that running an IR team can pose wildly different challenges, at any given time, depending on the nature of your business, and the external factors impacting your sector. That’s why we are proud to announce the IR Magazine Sector Series – a collection of IR Magazine forum’s that took a deep dive into the most relevant challenges facing IROs in your sector.

These high-level briefings brought together IR teams from similar industries to better understand the macro factors, ESG issues, and latest approaches to investor relations within your sector.

About the forum

The IR Magazine Forum ‒ Technology, Media & Telecoms brought together CFOs and heads of IR together from across Europe and North America to refine their targeting practices, ESG disclosures, and financial communications in the current environment. We heard relevant discussions from investors, analysts, and leading IR teams in the technology, media & telecoms sector about how to take your IR program to the next level.



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  • 14:45 PM
    Platform opens to attendees

  • 14:55 PM
    Welcome to the IR Magazine Forum – Technology, Media & Telecoms 2022

    Steven Wade, head of event content, IR Magazine

  • 15:00 PM
    The big picture: Macro-trends impacting the technology, media and telecoms sectors

    Following the highs of the past two years, the technology sector is seeing a dramatic change in valuations caused by inflation, interest rates and slowing earnings growth.

    This session looks into the short and long-term trends for the TMT sector and discusses what it means for investor relations moving forward.

    • Learn about the themes and trends investors are most concerned about, and the anticipated questions on cost of living, cash flow and supply chain challenges
    • As investors rotate out of the tech sector and growth stocks, understand how can companies best navigate volatility
    • Discover the outlook for M&A, Activism the IPO market in the current environment

    Moderator: Steven Wade, head of event content, IR Magazine
    The macro picture and impact of changes to trading:
    Catherine Buan, head of investor relations, Asana
    Investors and inflation: Richard Whiteing, vice president and head of investor relations, SES Satellites

  • 16:00 PM
    Investor relations best practices for TMT professionals: Engaging investors in troubling times

    Increasing transparency with shareholders during periods of high volatility is even more challenging when meetings are transitioning back to in-person. Our best practice session examines how best to engage both new and old investors in this unique environment.

    • Hear how companies are approaching hybrid investor relations and balancing the benefits of both virtual, and in-person communications
    • Discuss how to manage access to management, allowing management to run the business while managing expectations given increased levels of access recently.
    • Share how to proactively attract new investors and analysts to your companies during this period
    • Understand how to balance proactive investor communications with the need to be cautious about an evolving external environment.

    Moderator: Steven Wade, head of event content, IR Magazine
    Staying connected and focusing on profitability: Daniel Amir, vice president and head of investor relations, ironSource

    Increasing liquidity and IR during downcycles: Anders Hjort, vice president and head of investor relations, SimCorp

  • 17:00 PM
    Quick-fire virtual networking

  • 17:15 PM
    Communicating around material ESG factors for TMT companies

    As ESG continues to be top of mind for investors and IR professionals alike, this session will specifically look at how to measure, manage and communicate the ESG issues most relevant to the TMT sector.

    • Given developing requirements around climate reporting, how does this impact a TMT sector facing the challenge of scaling energy-intensive platforms
    • As data security and customer privacy become more mainstream, understand how you can monitor and improve your cyber-security preparedness
    • Learn how companies measure and report on human capital factors such as employee engagement and worker health
    • Discover the steps companies are making to manage their supply chains and source materials more responsibly.

    Moderator: Steven Wade, head of event content, IR Magazine
    Taking an inside-out approach to ESG: Jason Rechel, vice president of investor relations and corporate development, Sprout Social
    Addressing climate across the value chain: Chip Newcom, director of investor relations, Equinix

  • 18:15 PM
    Summary of discussions and end of the forum

    Steven Wade, head of event content, IR Magazine


Featuring case studies and interviews from these TMT IR professionals

Who attends our events

Our attendees are leading IR practitioners with an established track record and strategic IR role within their company.

Below is a sample of some of our past attendees:


Job title Company Job title Company
CCO Groupon Head, IR Lightspeed
CFO Datacolor Head, IR SES
CFO Energy Recovery IR principal Turkcell
CFO OMD Czech IR specialist Barco
Chief ethics & compliance officer Uber Technologies Senior IR officer Royal Dutch Shell
Corporate director, IR ASM International Sustainability promotion officer Renesas Electronics Corporation
Director, ESG PayPal SVP istar
Director, ESG strategy ViacomCBS SVP, finance & IR Yelp
Director, finance & IR IAC SVP, IR International Game Technology
Director, IR Indeed SVP, IR & corporate sustainability Global Payments
Director, IR RealTime Purity VP, communications Canoo
Director, IR Avantium VP, IR HP
Director, IR WIX VP, IR Clear Channel Outdoor
Director, IR Intel VP, IR Motorola Solutions
Director, IR Vodafone VP, IR Ciena Corporation
EVP finance, treasury & IR Infineon Technologies VP, IR Jamf
EVP, IR & corporate comms Townsquare Media VP, IR & corporate development Sierra Wireless
Head, digital engagement Ocado Group VP, IR & sustainability Equinix


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Become a partner

Why partner with us?

The IR Magazine Sector Series bring together some of the most influential people in the IR community.

The events offer an effective approach to targeting clients exploring how they can improve their IR practice. Our unrivalled knowledge of the subject matter and commitment to in-depth agenda research means our events attract a qualified audience.

Partnering with our events gives you a unique platform to showcase how your understanding and expertise can help IR teams tackle the challenges and nuances their industry brings.

Our events also offer valuable lead generation, branding, and networking opportunities.

We’d love to have a chat with you about how you can get in front of a truly engaged and motivated audience. Get in touch with Ian Richman or call on +1 212 430 6865.

 In the last 12 months, IR Magazine‘s virtual events have attracted the highest, most diverse and senior attendees and experts in investor relations and governance


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