Date:30 June 2016, 8.30am to 5pm
A digital revolution is upon us. Entire industries are being transformed as new digital business models emerge and challenge physical ones, putting the spotlight on the inefficiencies of these traditional models and rendering them obsolete.
The time has come for you to decide: Are you ready to master the challenge and rethink what you do and how you do it, so as not to be blindsided by outdated beliefs and practices?
Cisco Solutions Summit is Cisco’s premier education, training and networking destination for IT professionals where you can explore our latest innovations in the World of Solutions showcase.
We invite you to embark on a full day journey with Cisco.
Keynote : Accelerating The Digital Journey
Keynote: There's Never Been A Better Time
Driving The Cloud and Data Center Transformation
World of Solutions Opening and Lunch
|Mobility - the New Access||Cloud and Analytics||Social - Workplace and Customer Experiences|
|Innovation Talk: Provision Your Business with Mobility and Digital Ready Network
Casey Yoon, Regional Sales Manager Cisco Systems
|Innovation Talk: Policy-driven Programmable Data Center from Cloud to Edge
Alfred Tan, Director Operations, Data Center, Cisco ASEAN
|Innovation Talk: Rise of Agile Enterprise - Productivity through Real Time Collaboration
Steven Vials, Head of Market Development – Cisco Collaboration APJ
|Network Automation and Switching Innovations
Business Development Manager (GSEC, CISSP)
|Driving Digital Business with HyperConvergence
Prasad Radhakrishnan, Technical Solution Architect
|Digital Meeting Experience - Accelerating Outcomes through Team Power
Conferencing Product Sales Specialist, Cisco ASEAN
|Network Automation and Branch Agility
Rajinder Singh, Cisco Product Sales Specialist
|Modernize your IT with FlexPod
Lau Seng Kiam,
Director Presales Consulting ASEAN NetApp, Inc
Seh Min Low
|Transforming the Workforce Experience through Digital Capabilities
Don Shelton (CSAP) Head of Enterprise Solutions Practice, Asia Pacific and Japan
World of Solutions and Break
|Securing Digital Business with Security Everywhere
SE Manager – GSSO ASEAN
|Laying The Foundation of a Digital Enterprise:
Agility, Speed and Intelligence
Eric Lo, Technology Alliance Lead, F5 Networks Asia Pacific
Lim Char Boo
Business Development Manager, Dimension Data
|Making The Digital Possible – what are the right collaboration “as a services” technologies to accelerate business digitization?
Gavin Clifton, Business Advisory Consultant, BT (Gold Sponsor)
|Managing Hybrid Cloud using CliQr Cloud Framework
Hybrid Cloud & DC Software Lead, APJ
|Customer Care Innovations beyond Omni-Channel
Lead, Contact Center & Customer Collaboration ASEAN
Intel fosters innovation worldwide. You may know us for our processors. But we do much more. Through computing innovation, we push the boundaries of smart and connected technology to make amazing experiences possible for every person on Earth. From powering the latest devices and the cloud you depend on, to driving policy, diversity, sustainability, and education, we create value for our stockholders, customers, and society.
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions that deliver outstanding cost efficiency and accelerate business breakthroughs. Our dedication to the principles of simplicity, innovation, and customer success has made us one of the fastest-growing storage and data management providers today.
Customers around the world choose us for our "go beyond" approach and broad portfolio of solutions for server-to-storage virtualization, business applications, data protection, and more. Our solutions and virtualized storage technologies provide nonstop availability of critical business data and speed product development, so companies can deploy new capabilities with confidence and get to revenue faster than ever before.
Discover our passion for helping companies around the world go further, faster at www.netapp.com/as
As a global specialist in energy management and automation with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Non-residential & Residential Buildings, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Utilities & Infrastructure and Data Centers & Networks. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group's 170,000 employees achieved revenues of 25 billion euros in 2014, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.www.schneider-electric.com
BT’s purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world. It is one of the world’s leading providers of communications services and solutions, serving customers in more than 180 countries. Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to its customers for use at home, at work and on the move; broadband, TV and internet products and services; and converged fixed-mobile products and services. As at 31 March 2016, BT consisted principally of six customer-facing lines of business: BT Global Services, BT Business, BT Consumer, EE, BT Wholesale and Openreach. With effect from 1 April 2016, the group has been reorganised and the customer-facing lines of business are now: Global Services, Business and Public Sector, Consumer, EE, Wholesale and Ventures, and Openreach.
British Telecommunications plc (BT) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on stock exchanges in London and New York. For more information, visit www.btplc.com.
Dimension Data's passion is to find ways to use ICT to make our clients' businesses work better. We turn your ambitions into achievements.
We will position you to respond to today's challenges, with targeted, pertinent services and IT solutions. We ensure your business is supported by a robust networking platform and help you optimise the performance and availability of the unified communications and collaboration tools that run on it - including desktop and contact centre technologies. We can also assist to put in place a next generation data centre, support your move to cloud computing, and ensure that all elements of your infrastructure are secure.
These capabilities are underpinned by a full lifecycle of IT services encompassing consulting, professional, support, managed, procurement and supply chain and IT outsourcing services.The result is a stable yet agile technology estate - one that sets you up to embrace business change with confidence. For more information, please visit http://www.dimensiondata.com/en-AP.
F5 (NASDAQ: FFIV) provides solutions for an application world. F5 helps organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, telecommunications, and software defined networking (SDN) deployments to successfully deliver applications and services to anyone, anywhere, at any time. F5 solutions broaden the reach of IT through an open, extensible framework and a rich partner ecosystem of leading technology and orchestration vendors. This approach lets customers pursue the infrastructure model that best fits their needs over time. The world’s largest businesses, service providers, government entities, and consumer brands rely on F5 to stay ahead of cloud, security, and mobility trends. For more information, go to f5.com.
Founded with a mission to simplify IT, SimpliVity is a pioneer in the hyperconverged infrastructure market, disrupting the status quo of complex and cumbersome legacy IT systems. SimpliVity’s hyperconverged IT platform delivers enterprise-class performance and availability that today’s IT leaders require, with the cloud economics their business demands. No other company has taken on the mega task of assimilating all IT elements below the hypervisor (8-12 disparate functions) into a simple 2U building block of x86 sharable resources to deliver unmatched IT simplicity, operational efficiency, and 3x TCO savings. The company’s unique data virtualization architecture improves performance, protection and data efficiency, while also enabling global unified management from a single console. SimpliVity has revolutionized IT systems for hundreds of enterprises around the world. Headquartered in Westborough, Mass., the company has raised $276 million in venture capital and employs about 750 worldwide. SimpliVity’s business model is 100 percent indirect, and its solutions and professional services are available worldwide through its network of resellers and distributors. For more information, visit http://www.simplivity.com.
Veeam® recognizes the new challenges companies across the globe face in enabling the Always-On Enterprise™, a business that must operate 24/7/365. To address this, Veeam has pioneered a new market of Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ by helping organizations meet recovery time and point objectives (RTPO™) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data, through a fundamentally new kind of solution that delivers high-speed recovery, data loss avoidance, verified recoverability, leveraged data and complete visibility. Veeam Availability Suite™, which includes Veeam Backup & Replication™, leverages virtualization, storage, and cloud technologies that enable the modern data center to help organizations save time, mitigate risks, and dramatically reduce capital and operational costs, while always supporting the current and future business goals of Veeam customers.
Founded in 2006, Veeam currently has 39,000 ProPartners and more than 193,000 customers worldwide. Veeam's global headquarters are located in Baar, Switzerland, and the company has offices throughout the world. To learn more, visithttps://www.veeam.com.
Panduit is a world leader that engineers flexible, end-to-end electrical and network connectivity physical infrastructure solutions that help business stay connected in a global world. Our high-performance products improve productivity and offer a lower total cost of ownership that create a competitive business advantage. With operations in more than 112 countries and a worldwide partner network, Panduit ensures the success of our customers with the broadest range of physical infrastructure solutions and products for data centers, enterprise, industrial automation, OEMs, MROs, and industrial construction. We help customers optimize the physical infrastructure through simplification, agility, and operational efficiency with realworld solutions that help our customers keep pace with a global economy. For more information, please visit www.panduit.com.
Global Knowledge Co., Ltd.
Global Knowledge is the world's leading professional development and IT training provider. We offer a quality learning experience in the areas of IT and Best Practice training. We are most trusted Authorized Cisco Learning Solutions Partner. Our Cisco training courses include hands-on and virtual practice labs featuring the latest Cisco equipment in real-world, relevant scenarios to help prepare you for real networking environments and Cisco certification exams. Our CCIEs and CCSIs instructors have the most extensive networking experience in the industry.
Our focused Cisco training curriculum includes routing and switching, Cisco Unified Communications, contact center, network security, unified wireless, data center and storage, service provider, and optical networking training. Comprehensive certification preparation courses include our CCNA Boot Camp.
Senior Vice President, Operations
Rebecca Jacoby is Senior Vice President of Operations at Cisco. She was promoted to the role in July 2015 and is responsible for driving profitable growth and enabling operational excellence. She oversees the supply chain, global business services, security and trust, and IT organizations. A Cisco veteran of 20 years, Rebecca is known for her strong track record of operational excellence, innovative problem solving, and talent development. She was recently inducted into the CIO Hall of Fame by CIO Magazine and was recognized by Forbes as a “Superstar” CIO” in 2012.
In her former role as the company’s Chief Information Officer, she made the Cisco IT organization a strategic business partner, producing significant business value for Cisco in the form of financial performance, customer satisfaction and loyalty, market share, and productivity. Her strong commitment to operational excellence and aptitude for partnering cross-functionally have reshaped and elevated the role of IT at Cisco, resulting in great synergies of IT and Engineering through a history of Cisco on Cisco deployments.
Since joining Cisco in 1995, Jacoby has held a variety of leadership roles in operations, manufacturing, and IT. Prior to joining Cisco, Jacoby held a variety of planning and operations positions with other companies in Silicon Valley.
Jacoby serves on the Board of Directors for S&P Global and Second Harvest Food Bank. She is also active in supporting initiatives dedicated to women and girls in STEM.
She holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of the Pacific and a master's degree in business administration from Santa Clara University.
Vice President, Cisco Architectures, APJ
Chief Technology Officer, APJ
Dave West leads the Architectures Business in Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ), which includes all the sales, solutions and engineering teams that are part of Cisco’s business units - Enterprise Networking, Data Center, Collaboration and Security.
Dave has over 25 years of experience in the ICT industry, sixteen of which at Cisco. His deep experience and knowledge position Dave as one of the greatest advocates of Cisco’s technologies and networking business, which he continues to lead in the APJ region. Dave also nurtures close relationships with customers and partners, yielding a strong vision and understanding of the market transitions that need to be delivered in Cisco’s architecture and solution offerings.
Before reallocating to Asia, Dave West was the CTO for Cisco’s Worldwide Partner Organization, where he was responsible for working with partners to enable technical excellence in the partner technical community.
During his time at Cisco, Dave has held other key leadership roles, including: Sr. Director, Public Sector Systems Engineering and Architectures leading the systems engineers and managers supporting Federal, State and Local Government, Education; Director, Center of Excellence for Public Sector Solutions; Senior Manager, Systems Engineering, Department of Defense and Intelligence; Senior Manager, Advanced Technologies, responsible for voice, security, optical, and wireless engineering and presales support for federal customers and partners.
Dave is a former Marine Officer, graduated from the Virginia Military Institute. He holds an MS in Information Systems from the Naval Postgraduate School.
Regional Director, Asia Pacific & Japan
Vipul is currently responsible for Growth Businesses at Intel in the areas of Data Center, Cloud, Big-data/Analytics, Network Transformation and IOT with strategic OEM partners across Asia Pacific and Japan.
In his 19 year regional career at Intel, Vipul has held a breadth of roles notably:
- Director of Channel, System Integrator and ODM Business Development in the areas of HPC, Storage, Mobility and SMB verticals
- Distribution Revenue and Channel Sales across 40+ Distributors and 15000+ Channel partners
- Regional Platforms and Technical Sales for pre-sales enablement, launch and ramp of major Intel products, platforms, solutions, software and services
- Market & Business Development for Modular Communications, Compact PCI™, AdvancedTCA™, Carrier Grade Linux, Embedded and SA Forum initiatives at 3G Telecom & Network OEMs
- Product Marketing Manager for Intel’s high-density Server Platforms, Xeon® Processors, Enterprise Caching and Security Appliances for the DOT.COM and Hosting Service Provider segments
- Regional Technical Marketing lead for white-box & BYO platforms
Prior to Intel, he was with Compaq Computers managing their Enterprise Servers Systems Engineering efforts for the Asia Pacific region.
Outside of work, Vipul loves to walk (chalked up 1800kms over the last 9 months), spend quality time with family and is an aspiring “maker”.
Vipul holds an honors degree in Electronics & Computer Engineering from the University of Bombay.
Mobility - the New Access
Regional Sales Manager, Cisco Systems
Casey Yoon is a regional sales manager for Cisco Systems, driving enterprise network and mobility solutions for large enterprises in ASEAN. Based in Singapore, Casey has been with Cisco for 10+ years and held numerous leadership positions at Cisco as a senior product manager and sales business development manager in San Jose, California. Casey is a 17-year veteran in the information technology field with extensive experiences in product management, sales and business development.
Prior to Cisco, Casey held senior level positions at BlackBerry in Singapore, LG Electronics in Korea and AT&T in the United States. Casey has a bachelors degree in Management from New Jersey Institute of Technology and MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Business Development Manager
Joshua McCloud is the switching and security Business Development Manager with Cisco's Asia Pacific Enterprise Networking organization. Joshua works across various industry sectors throughout Asia, using architectural approaches to help customers improve operational effectiveness in cyber security. Joshua has worked for over 19 years in the public and private sector environment supporting customers in the US, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Joshua has deep expertise in the areas of architectural methodologies and frameworks, cyber security, cloud, IP mobility, and military communications systems.
Cisco Product Sales Specialist
Raj is currently a Product Sales Specialist in Cisco’s Enterprise Networking Group in ASEAN. His primary focus is on Branch Agility and Integrated Solutions within the Service Router portfolio. Raj has been with Cisco for over 14 years in various roles including Strategic Partnerships and Data Center Group, focusing on solutions with Customers and Partners by leveraging new technologies. Raj has over 25 years of Information Technology experience.
SE Manager – GSSO ASEAN
Henry Ong brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the Information Security industry. He has vast experiences across a broad range of industries and businesses, providing invaluable technical expertise in the sales cycle.
He is currently a SE Manager at Cisco, leading the ASEAN Consulting SE team to drive Security sales by supporting the technical needs of customers and channel partners. He came on board of Cisco via the acquisition of Sourcefire in 2013. In his 7 years’ role as the Regional SE Director for Sourcefire, Henry was involved in numerous successful design and implementation of security solutions for many large enterprises in the ASEAN and North Asia regions.
Cloud and Analytics
Director Operations, Data Center, Cisco ASEAN
Alfred Tan works in Cisco as the Sales Director of Operations and leads the Data Center & Cloud sales across ASEAN countries. With over 22 years of experience, he has worked for a number of great companies including Oracle and HP. Alfred is experienced in both Enterprise and Commercials sales and has led various senior roles in technical, consulting and managerial positions. Alfred graduated as an engineer with a research focus in semiconductor electronics and continues to be keen how Information Technology digitizes business today
Technical Solution Architect
Prasad Radhakrishnan has over 24 years of experience in the ICT industry with specific expertise in the Datacenter infrastructure . He is currently a Technical Solution Architect for Cisco Systems and supports customers and partners across the Asia Pacific and Japan region. In his current capacity, he works as a lead architect for all solutions around on the Cisco Unified Computing System platform .
He joined Cisco Systems in 2009 and was part of the team that drove the UCS adoption in this region . Prior to Cisco, he worked in Hewlett Packard for around 11 years in a variety of different roles including technical services , consulting services and presales .
Lau Seng Kiam (SK)
Director Presales Consulting ASEAN NetApp, Inc.
Lau Seng Kiam (SK) leads the presales consulting team in Southeast Asia since October 2014. As the regional technical and consulting authority in NetApp data management solutions, he and his team work very closely with customers, channel partners, strategic business alliances, NetApp sales team, corporate marketing, product groups and the international presales community to deliver the best possible customer experience and services for NetApp solutions.
SK has more than twenty years of presales consulting, marketing and project management experience in enterprise IT. Prior to joining NetApp, he led the Asia Pacific presales consulting team in Quantum Corporation, the enterprise storage marketing team in Fujitsu Asia, and the presales consulting team in Computer Sciences Corporation.
Eric Lo, APAC Technology Alliance & Development
Eric runs the technology alliance and strategic development across APAC for F5 Networks with focus on 3 key technology areas – Next Gen Infrastructure, Security and Cloud. At F5, we believe that the best way to realize values for our end-users and partners is to establish joint solutions & reference architecture with our alliance partners, so that customers can expect an optimized, high performance F5 components within key technology platform, where deployment can be seamless and future compatibility is ensured. As part of the charter, Eric also works with key channel partners to ensure the last mile delivery – while keeping a close tab on end-user requirements as we evolve these joint solutions and accelerate their adoption.
Prior to joining F5 Networks, Eric worked in Microsoft, Cisco Systems as well as start-ups in the capacity of channel management, sales program development as well as new business setup & development, where he is passionate to work with both end-users and partners to put technology into good use, so that individually we can be productive and business is able to build its edge and stay ahead of the curve.
Lim Char Boo
Business Development Manager,
SDN (Software Defined Networking),
Dimension Data Asia Pacific
Char Boo has over 22 years of experience architecting, designing and implementing networks, data centers and cloud technologies. As a CCIE Emeritus in Routing & Switching, Char Boo possesses vast experience and knowledge in the area of IT infrastructure ranging from networks, desktops, servers, virtualization to cloud and data centers.
Hybrid Cloud & DC Software Lead, APJ
Data Centre & Virtualization
Geoff is focused on enabling the successful transition of Cisco's customers to private and hybrid cloud through the adoption of our software solutions. The ability to efficiently automate and orchestrate all aspects of our Data Centre portfolio ensures that customers are able to rapidly realise the value of their investment and deliver the operational efficiency and platform agility to their stakeholders. Recent acquisitions also ensure as the market transitions to take advantage of the economics of Hybrid Cloud, Cisco’s is well placed to facilitate this journey in a secure, fast and simple manner.
Geoff is responsible for leading Cisco's DC Software sales team, developing go-to-market strategy and ensuring customer success and adoption across APJ.
With over 15 years' experience in service management, application development and software sales, Geoff joined Cisco in 2011 after roles at BMC Software, Compuware and an Internet start-up in Singapore.
Geoff has a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University, Australia.
Social - Workplace and Customer Experiences
Head of Market Development – Cisco Collaboration APJ
Steve has a long history in the Telecommunications industry spanning over 28 years, with the last 16 years spent working in the Asia Pacific Market.
During this time, Steve has held roles covering such diverse areas as Solutions Marketing, Product management, Sales, Strategy development and Alliance Management. He has launched some of the most exciting and innovative technology platforms in the Collaboration and Contact Centre industry and worked closely with many large organisations across Asia Pacific to bring effective change to their business.
In his current role as Head of Market development for Cisco Collaboration in APJ, Steve drives overall business and segment strategy for the complete Cisco Collaboration Portfolio .
Krishna Prasad Jayaprakash
Conferencing Product Sales Specialist, Cisco ASEAN
Krishna Prasad Jayaprakash is the Regional Manager (ASEAN) for Team Collaboration & Cloud Conferencing Services at Cisco Systems. He has served in key sales and business development roles across South East Asia, Korea & India, delivering conferencing solutions spanning all modalities (audio, web, video) and consumption models leveraging the best of Cloud and On-premise infrastructure. With a sound understanding of cloud dynamics gained from a decade long association with SaaS based collaboration services, he continues to successfully transition customers to next-gen Collaboration platforms built to complement the needs of the modern day Knowledge worker.
Krishna holds a Bachelors in Chemical Engineering and lives with his wife and kids in Singapore.
Don Shelton (CSAP)
Head of Enterprise Solutions Practice, Asia Pacific and Japan
A leader in the APJ Enterprise Sales organization, Don heads the APJ Enterprise Solutions Practice, responsible for the deployment of business oriented IT infrastructure offers. Don’s team enables Cisco to deliver technology building blocks upon which customers can achieve targeted business outcomes in the areas of improving Customer Experience and Workforce Experience. This remit includes the development of partner ecosystems aligned to Cisco’s Enterprise Solutions Portfolio.
Educated in Electronics Engineering, Don is also a member of the Association of Strategic Alliances Professionals achieving the top designation of Certified Strategic Alliance Professional (CSAP) in July, 2011. He completed an executive education program at London Business School ‘Leading Businesses into the Future’ in 2015 and has attended a class on Strategic Alliances at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Business Director / ConsultantSmart Infrastructure / Systems Integration Consultancy and Programme Management
Gavin is a Business Director within BT Global Services, based in Singapore. As a specialist in ICT-enabled business transformation programmes, Gavin has more than 20 years’ experience in business consulting, programme management and business analytics. With successful blue-chip client implementations across Healthcare & Life-sciences, Telecommunications and Travel & Transportation industries, he has wide-ranging experience in both leadership and individual contributor roles for numerous complex and innovative ICT-enabled transformation initiatives. Today, he is recognised as a subject matter expert in the application of ICT to enable Smart Services - campus/enterprise/city – and M2M, analytics/big data and cloud-based services.
Lead, Contact Center & Customer Collaboration ASEAN
With more than 15 years of experience in Unified Communications, Contact Center and Collaboration Technologies, Kenneth is well-versed in consultancy, integration,deployment and enabling end-user adoption of end-to-end enterprise voice and video communications and contact center solutions across Asia Pacific. With his knowledge and experience with the business operations required for an integrated communications practice, Kenneth has also worked closely with business process organizations such as outsourced contact centers in delivering top-notch services to their customers and end-users.
In his current role, Kenneth plays a pivotal role in Cisco's Asia Collaboration Business Unit, by leading and ensuring execution of the Customer Collaboration Contact Centerstrategy across ASEAN. Kenneth is also instrumental in deepening the engagement withfocused in enterprise segments of FSI, Industrials, Public Sector and Service Providers,leveraging insights and understanding of enterprise communications trends,developments and deployment for optimal customer user experience.
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