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CLOUDFEST
ADVISORY
BOARD

Our team of industry-leading advisors helps us deliver world-class learning opportunities and facilitate the most valuable connections for your business. The experts you see here are guiding us in crafting unforgettable experiences that push the limits of what a conference can be. With well over 100 years of experience between them, the CloudFest Advisory Board helps us keep our reputation as the top cloud computing event on the planet—and push it even further.

Meet The Advisory Board

Lotte Bendstrup
Lotte Bendstrup

Lotte Bendstrup is Managing Director of the Nordic division of team.blue, one of Europe’s largest and most trusted online enablers. Lotte brings more than 20 years of management experience to team.blue, where she values and takes pride in building strong teams, products and services. 

She is responsible for all commercial aspects in team.blue’s Nordic business, which includes four flagship brands, 250,000+ customers, and 190 employees.

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Claudia Frese

Claudia is CEO of STRATO AG and member of the Executive Board of IONOS SE. She has over 20 years of professional experience in consumer internet and marketplaces businesses, having served in leadership positions at MyHammer and eBay. Claudia has a background in economics, politics and international relations and holds a Masters in International Management from the University of Cologne.

Matt Russell
Matt Russell

Having co-founded and served as Chief Cloud Officer of Namecheap, Matt shares his entrepreneurial and management experience as an advisor and investor in the Cloud, hosting, and SaaS spaces. He explores emerging technologies and trends with curiosity, attention to detail, and a signature sense of humor.

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Jesse Asklund

Jesse has been in the hosting industry for over 20 years and spent most of this time developing people, whether an employee or a customer. He’s a passionate “geek” who loves anything technology and takes a thrill in solving complex problems along with understanding a customer’s journey through products. Jesse has spent most of his tenure at cPanel before eventually taking on all Customer Experience at WebPros for a myriad of the largest hosting control panels and billing software.

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Soeren von Varchmin

For Soeren, keeping his head in the clouds makes great business sense, as he helps countless industry leaders achieve their goals. As Chairman of the CloudFest Advisory Board, Soeren uses his deep internet infrastructure expertise to create game-changing event experiences. An industry rock star, Soeren is also an actual rock star as the guitarist for the Lords of Uptime.

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Christian Dawson

Christian Dawson is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) where he works to make the Internet a better, safer place for the businesses that make up the Cloud. He is also co-founder and Senior Partner at consulting firm Open Eye which helps companies maximize their paths to growth.


Special Advisor: Diversity and Inclusion in Tech

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Elisabeth Kurek

Elisabeth Kurek is an American cloud leader and diversity advocate living in Germany, with 15+ years of experience in the cloud industry. Elisabeth is currently the VP of Marketing for Cloud, the strategic growth division at IONOS, where she leads an amazing team of tech marketers, internationally. Prior to IONOS, Elisabeth led partner marketing for the DACH region at AWS, driving her region to the #1 partner marketing pipeline in EMEA. Elisabeth has served as the VP of Partner Growth at uberall, and held various marketing roles at Virtuozzo, Odin, NTT, and 1&1. Elisabeth holds a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. 

Elisabeth is a champion for diversity in the tech industry. Among other things, she launched the first Diversity & Inclusion Working Group at the i2Coalition and the first diversity event of the ecoVerband.  Elisabeth was a core member of the Women@Amazon affinity group, and a member of the driving team to bring the AWS GetIT program to the DACH region. Elisabeth sits on the Diversity and Inclusion Board at IONOS and is a leadership ambassador at the IONOS Women in Tech (WiT) Network.

2024 Theme

Uniting the Nations of Cloud

The leaders of the internet infrastructure industry gather at CloudFest not just as fellow businesspeople, but as a community—even a family. More than any other, the CloudFest community shares a unique perspective of the digital world and how it affects the day-to-day lives of everyone on the planet.

So, for 2024, our key theme is Uniting the Nations of Cloud. We’ll explore this main theme through subthemes that explore cybersecurity, AI, value-added services, and more.

CloudFest 2024 Tickets

Standard Pass

499 € excl. VAT
Only for CloudFest’s core audience of CSPs, hosters, MSPs, corporate IT, web agencies, and WordPress developers.  

The Standard Pass is like general admission at a sports stadium or concert: you get the full access to the CloudFest venue, plus free lunch and coffee breaks; as well as free shuttle service to and from Offenburg.

Benefits

  • Access to the entire CloudFest venue at Europa-Park
  • Invitation to all of the main parties networking events
  • Event bag with CloudFest documentation
  • Participation in Keynote, Breakout, and Masterclass tracks, and Exhibition Hall
  • Catering, including lunch and coffee breaks
  • Free shuttle from Offenburg HBF to Rust and back

VIP Pass

999 € excl. VAT
Only for CloudFest’s core audience of CSPs, hosters, MSPs, corporate IT, web agencies, and WordPress developers.  

The VIP Pass is like box seats at a sports stadium or concert: you will enjoy all of the features included in the Standard Pass, plus VIP-only perks like private social events and free shuttle service around Europa-Park in high-end cars.

Benefits

  • All benefits from the Standard Pass
  • Chauffeured luxury car service between venues and EP hotels
  • Exclusive high-level networking events
  • Hotel VIP treatment and concierge service (Book your hotel separately
  • Access to VIP Lounge
  • Special lunch restaurant with gourmet catering

Vendor Pass

999 € excl. VAT
This pass is for professionals who sell to CloudFest’s core channel.

The Vendor Pass gives you full access to the venue, as well as discoverability and meeting tools so you can meet your most motivated customers. You also get free lunch and coffee breaks; as well as free shuttle service to and from Offenburg.

Benefits

  • Access to the entire CloudFest venue at Europa-Park
  • Invitation to all of the main parties networking events
  • Event bag with CloudFest documentation
  • Participation in Keynote, Breakout, and Masterclass tracks, and Exhibition Hall
  • Catering, including lunch and coffee breaks
  • Free shuttle from Offenburg HBF to Rust and back
  • The ability to book 1on1 Meeting Tables
  • Badge scanning to create downloadable lead lists with your smartphone
  • Inclusion in a dedicated Vendor Register so attendees can find and connect with the vendors they want to meet

Vendor VIP Pass

1,999 € excl. VAT
This pass is for professionals who sell to CloudFest’s core channel.

The Vendor VIP Pass is like getting box seats at a sports stadium or concert: you get all the features included in the Vendor Standard Pass, plus VIP-only perks like private social events and free shuttle service around Europa-Park in high-end cars.

Benefits

  • All benefits from the Vendor Pass
  • Chauffeured luxury car service between venues and EP hotels
  • Exclusive high-level networking events
  • Hotel VIP treatment and concierge service (Book your hotel separately)
  • Access to VIP Lounge
  • Special lunch restaurant with gourmet catering

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