Spring Tech Fest

A free virtual event April 27th, 2021

Harness the knowledge in your organization by engaging people across teams.

We look forward to seeing you online!

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15:00-17:00 GMT+02:00
27 Apr2021

Trusted by digitally forward companies worldwide

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Let’s go! Be inspired by thought leaders and discover exciting new features that will help you drive effective stakeholder engagement.

15:00 - Welcome by Erik Bakstad, CEO and Co-Founder at Ardoq

Erik will share his vision on how Enterprise Architecture can drive change in a coordinated and data-driven way by fostering “vertical” alignment to achieve synergies and increase business value.

15:10 - “From Order Taker to Trusted Advisor” with Bard Papegaaij, Chief Change Facilitator at Transgrowth International

Drawing on over 35 years of experience as a corporate facilitator, Bard will talk to Ardoq’s VP of Product Marketing Ian Stendera in a fireside chat about the soft skills you can bring to the mix to create value for your organization while getting included when decisions are made.

15:55 - Demo of Ardoq’s Latest Feature and Roadmap with Ed Granger, Product Strategist at Ardoq

We are happy to have Ed showcase our newest addition to the Engagement Platform and our exciting plans for 2021. Learn about the tooling that can help you drive collaboration, improve data quality, and spread insights in your organization.

16:25 - Customer Story

To be announced

16:55 - Looking Ahead by Erik Bakstad, Co-Founder and CEO of Ardoq

Thank you for joining!

Meet the Speakers


Bard Papegaaij

Chief Change Facilitator, Transgrowth International

Bard Papegaaij is a former Researcher VP at Gartner. He is now a corporate facilitator, coach, mentor, and public speaker with over 35 years of experience in IT and business - and with experience as Enterprise Architect. From AI and ML research in the mid-1980s via Enterprise Architecture and Portfolio Management in the 1990s to Change Management, Soft Skills for IT-professionals, Leadership Development, and Organisational Culture, his focus has always been on the human side of technology and business.

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Erik Bakstad

Co-Founder and CEO, Ardoq

Erik Bakstad is CEO and Co-founder at Ardoq. Through his 12-year professional career as a developer, SaaS product architect, technology evangelist, product leader, and eventually CEO, he has gained deep and broad experience in business and technology.


Ian Stendera

VP of Product Marketing, Ardoq

Ian Stendera is the VP of Product Marketing at Ardoq. He is committed to working closely with Enterprise Architecture teams and leaders to ensure they see through the objectives of their initiatives.

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Ed Granger

Enterprise Architecture Product Strategist, Ardoq

Ed is Ardoq's Enterprise Architecture Product Strategist. With over 15 years of experience in the industry, Ed is at the forefront of driving innovation in the company, and has a strong belief that for EA to control Digital, it must be Digital.

Jason Baragry Chief Enterprise Architect at Ardoq

Jason Baragry

Chief Enterprise Architect, Ardoq

Jason has broad experience working on IT and business interfaces and has worked with architecture for over 25 years. During that time, he’s held roles within software architecture, academic and industrial research in Australia and Norway, and EA consultancy. Before joining Ardoq, he was Chief Architect at a major telecom company, responsible for the architecture design of their operations across Scandinavia and the Baltics. He holds a Ph.D. in Software Architecture.