August 16th 2016, Melbourne VIC | August 18th 2016, Sydney NSW

09:00am - 06:00pm

SPEAKERS

Subject to change

John DiLullo

John DiLullo

Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales, F5

John DiLullo joined F5 in 2015 as the Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Responsible for F5’s global sales strategy, DiLullo brings over 25 years of experience in global business, sales, market and channel development, operations, and team management.

Prior to joining F5, he ran the Worldwide Sales and Services team at Aruba Networks, through their acquisition by Hewlett-Packard. Before this role, he served Avaya Communications in three progressive General Manager roles—first as President of Asia-Pacific, then Latin America and Canada, and ultimately the entire Americas Theater. Before joining Avaya, DiLullo spent seven years at Cisco Systems, most recently as Vice President of Channels, and three years at SonicWALL as Vice President of Sales, Channels, and Field Operations.

He holds a B.S. from Villanova University and was a Fellow and Ph.D. candidate at Stanford University.



Daniel McGinniss

Daniel McGinniss

Senior Director of Data Center Marketing, Cisco.

Daniel McGinniss – Senior Director of Data Center Marketing at Cisco Systems – has nearly 20 years of experience working for large enterprises, service providers and networking technology vendors. Throughout his career Danny has gone from building and designing networks on the customer side to now bringing these emerging solutions to market. Danny joined Cisco in 2016 and is focused on everything Data Center –infrastructure, analytics, automation, and orchestration. In his current role, Danny and team work to strategically meld Cisco’s product development and strategic initiatives with the emerging needs of the IT industry – helping to align Cisco’s technology solutions with the business needs of our customers.

While remaining cognizant of the challenges that companies are facing and how the journey to the Cloud can seem like a daunting task, Danny’s passion lies in leveraging his deep understanding of networking technologies to help customers seamlessly adopt the “Business as a Service” model and unlock the doors to the exciting possibilities that wait ahead.

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones

Group Manager – Industry Development for Oceania, Intel.

Matthew’s career has spanned Business Analysis, Functional Design, IT consulting, program management and technology leadership to many vertical industries and has focused on how technology solutions can enable business transformation, drive best practices and enhance competitive advantage. After 16 years at Intel he finds himself still living at the intersection of experience driven design and technology adoption.

Matthew has a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Leeds (UK), Graduate Certificate of Management and an MBA from Deakin University and sits on a number of industry advisory boards.

Hugh Ujhazy

Hugh Ujhazy

Associate Vice President, Australia Research, IDC

Hugh Ujhazy is Associate Vice President, Australia Research. In this role, he delivers key insights and intelligence on the evolving ICT landscape, supports IDC's customer engagements and drives the research and consulting agenda. Specifically, he covers mobility, cloud and next generation networks with a major focus on software defined networks. Additionally, Hugh and his team look at the challenges around the transition to the 3rd platform, mobility first and cloud services.

Hugh has extensive experience in the networking and data center infrastructure industry having worked in support and product marketing leadership positions for companies addressing the hardware, solutions and technology segments including Oracle, Ericsson and Hitachi Data Systems. He has also held a Principal Analyst role for Current Analysis, overseeing research for Asia Pacific.

Hugh holds a degree in Economics and Computer Science from University of Sydney in Australia.



Claudiu Captari

Claudiu Captari

Pre-Sales Systems Engineer, Australia and New Zealand, Arista Networks

Claudiu Captari has over 14 years experience in the Networking industry with extensive experience in designing large scale data centre and public cloud platforms for service providers and enterprise customers in Australia. Claudiu joined Arista Networks as a pre-sales systems engineer, helping customers transition to the next generation, highly scalable and programmable cloud architectures. Prior to joining Arista, Claudiu has worked at Telstra as a Senior Cloud Network Architect and Cisco Systems as a Data Centre Technology consultant.

Ashish Majumdar

Ashish Majumdar

Pre-Sales Systems Engineer, Australia and New Zealand, Arista Networks

Ashish Majumdar has over 16 years experience in the networking industry with extensive experience in designing and delivering solutions in Data Center Networking, Data Center Interconnection and Hybrid Cloud. Prior joining Arista as a Pre-Sales Systems Engineer, Ashish has been with companies like Cisco Systems, Capgemini Consulting. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree from Mumbai University./p>

Anand Purusothaman

Anand Purusothaman

Founder & Chairman, AppViewX

Anand has over 15 years of experience in IT industry, specifically in product design and development. Prior to founding AppViewX, he was a key technologist in various startups, notably Tradeweb, an online trading platform, where he was spearheading product development of trading and post trade systems.

Anand holds MS in Industrial Engineering – Human Factors from Clemson University.



Charles Chong

Charles Chong

Solution Architect, Cloud, F5

Charles currently works as a Solution Architect for F5 Networks. As a core solution architect for F5 APAC and Japan, Charles focuses on cloud development, virtualization solutions and enterprise technology trends innovations. Naturally having a keen business mind as well as strong interest in new innovative services and solutions, he is passionate in supporting his customers to grow their businesses through infrastructure consolidation, virtualization and innovative business solutions. Prior to joining F5, Charles was with Amdocs and British Telecoms, where he worked extensively in the APJ and Middle East regions.

Charles is interested in innovation and researching new ideas. He owns 1 co-inventor and 3 sole-inventor patents. These include Context Aware Content Management systems and Intelligent Packet Handover mechanisms. Charles’ patents have been widely applied in Forex Trading Predictive Systems and Service Providers' VAS systems and Radio Networks.

Kei Nozaki

Keiichiro Nozaki

Regional Solutions Marketing Manager, APJ, F5

Based in Tokyo, Japan, Keiichiro, a.k.a. Kei, is responsible for solutions and product focused marketing strategies and programs, Market Intelligence, Analyst Relations initiatives.

Prior to joining F5, Keiichiro was Field Marketing Manager of IP Infusion Inc., including managing local customer’s project and requirement analysis. Prior to that, Keiichiro was the Program Manage r at Cisco, responsible for launching Advanced Services portfolios, and Project Manager at AT&T Global Network Services Japan, responsible for managing international customer projects implementing the network services including IP-VPN / MPLS services.

Kei has 15 years of experience in the Information Technology industry in Project / Program Management and Product Marketing.

Henry Tam

Henry Tam

Senior Product Marketing Manager, F5

Henry Tam is the Sr Product Marketing Manager for F5's Cloud Solutions and BIG-IP application delivery controller (ADC) platforms (hardware and software). Henry is responsible for the outbound marketing of these solutions, including developing and delivering the go to market strategy and messaging for new product launches. Prior to F5, Henry held senior product management and marketing positions within the information technology industry, including Solution Marketing Manager at Acxiom, leading the launch of a new Data Quality SaaS platform, and Senior Product Manager at Dell and HP, responsible for developing next generation x86-based rack, tower, and blade servers.

Henry holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ and a MBA from the University of Houston in Houston, TX.