Productivity and Collaboration in the New Hybrid Workplace

Productivity and Collaboration in the New Hybrid Workplace

11:00am Tuesday 27th July 2021



A discussion with O2 Business and Microsoft – Productivity and Collaboration in the New Hybrid Workplace

This Session is designed for medium-sized businesses (10 to 500 employees).

Our Speakers:

O2 Business – Rhys Williams – Digital Solution Specialist (Microsoft 365)

John Mitchell – Customer Program Manager, SMB – Microsoft


Join the O2 Business team and guest speakers from Microsoft for a live discussion on how businesses and people are adjusting to new ways of working. Our speakers on the day will be sharing the latest insights and trends in the market and will also be looking at the lasting impact of the pandemic. They’ll also be looking at the challenges facing businesses today and how the rise in Microsoft productivity, connectivity and collaboration tools will support their growth moving forward.

During this discussion we will cover:

  • O2 Business: What are our customers telling us?
  • Changes in the workspace and the lasting impact of the pandemic,
  • Taking advantage of new technology and different ways of working,
  • The rise in UC and voice products,
  • How to work both flexibly and securely.


Speaker Profiles

Rhys is one of O2’s go-to business technical pre-sales specialists for all things productivity, collaboration and connectivity.

Having begun his career with O2 as an Account Manager over 5 years ago, he has since become the Pre-Sales lead for Microsoft 365 within the Small to Medium Business area, with experience across all things Digital Transformation, Cloud, Connectivity & Unified Communications.

Rhys prides himself on his consultative, partner-led approach with our customers to help develop and enhance their digital strategies. Leading to improvements in productivity, internal and external communication and general business outcomes.

In his spare time, Rhys has a passion for both playing and watching football, travelling and speaking Welsh!


John is the Customer Program Manager for the UKs Modern Work solution area. He spends his time ensuring Microsoft are set up to empower UK small and medium sized businesses to achieve more with Microsoft 365, working closely with their amazing Microsoft Partners Network and Partner Teams to achieve this.

John has got over 20 years’ experience in business and have learnt to maintain a growth mindset, especially useful as digital transformation is changing the way we all work.  In his spare time John enjoys playing golf (poorly), football (even worse) and walking his new Labrador puppy.