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Ardoq Tech Fest 2020

On the 22nd of September, we held our annual Tech Fest, an industry event to connect, learn, and be inspired by thought leaders, the latest product launches, and peers alike. 

Wolfgang Goebl


Watch the Annual Ardoq Tech Fest on-demand to:

  • Learn about the latest tooling capability that will revolutionize the EA space
  • Be inspired by industry experts, thought leaders and disruptors
  • Hear from other Ardoq users



with Magnus Valmot, CEO, Ardoq

Product Roadmap and Feature Launch

with Erik Bakstad, Co-Founder and CPO, Ardoq

How Scenarios Will Change How You Describe the Future

with Ed Granger, Product Strategist, Ardoq

Product Demo
with Ian Stendera, VP of Product Marketing, Ardoq


Architectural Thinking – How to Ride an Elephant in Digital Times?
with Wolfgang Goebl, President, Architectural Thinking Association

Customer Story

with David Beresford, Chief Knowledge Officer, Extenda Retail’s Product Department

16.45 - 17.00:
Looking Ahead

with Erik Bakstad, Co-Founder and CPO, Ardoq

Keynote Speaker

Wolfgang Goebl, President, Architectural Thinking Association

Wolfgang Goebl is the founder and President of the Architectural Thinking Association®, a lateral thinker and visionary with a passion for challenging state-of-the-practice concepts from new and exciting viewpoints. He's been working in the field of Enterprise Architecture Management (EAM) and Business Architecture in several large companies in Austria for twelve years now. In addition to his job as a lead IT Consultant at iteratec in Vienna, he is a recognized speaker at various EAM conferences and author of several publications in journals in Germany and Austria. Mr. Goebl teaches a “new way” of EAM at Donau University Krems, Austria.


David Beresford, Chief Knowledge Officer, Extenda Retail’s Product Department

David is a technology expert with over 20 years of experience in designing and implementing software and hardware solutions. With 10 years of experience in the legal technology field, specializing in information management, information security, cybercrime, and digital forensics he has unique insight into the challenges of upgrading business processes to electronic methods, but also into the incredible benefits. David and Extenda Retail have been using Ardoq for the past year.


Magnus Valmot, CEO, Ardoq

As CEO of Ardoq, Magnus is dedicated to building great teams of people in a shared mission to disrupt the EA industry and bring trusted, tangible value to Ardoq's customers and everyone we work with. Magnus has an MSc in Engineering and leadership background spanning from the Norwegian Armed Forces and critical management roles in global companies.


Erik Bakstad, Co-Founder and CPO, Ardoq

Through his 10-year professional career as a developer, SaaS product architect, and technology evangelist and practitioner, Erik has experience from various industries including biology, banking/finance, and telecoms. Erik is recognized for his deep and broad technological experience. He is also passionate about information security and data privacy, and how these are applied to deliver operational excellence at customer experience obsessed technology companies.


Ian Stendara, VP of Product Marketing, Ardoq

Ian Stendera is VP of Product Marketing and part of the Executive Team at Ardoq. Working with Ardoq since 2014, he has built teams across sales, marketing, and customer success. Over the last few years, Ian has led the customer success team, working closely with EA teams and leaders to ensure they realize the objectives of their enterprise architecture initiatives.


Ed Granger, Product Strategist, Ardoq

Ed is the Product Strategist at Ardoq. With over 15 years’ experience in the Enterprise Architecture industry, Ed’s unique insight is instrumental in shaping the product roadmap and strategy for Ardoq. As a keen writer, you can find his name on much of the Ardoq material as well as the occasional screenplay. 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.