Post-COVID Cloud-Native Technologies Will Accelerate Innovation Everywhere
This past year, the global pandemic reinforced the tremendous value and necessity of cloud computing to the global economy and workforce. What began as a data centre alternative became the foundation of digital transformation and is now the engine of innovation for the 2020s and beyond. The rush to cloud, however, also exposed stark contrasts between companies who embrace cloud technologies and those who have resisted or underfunded them.
Join FPT’s guest speakers Sam Higgins, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research and leading representatives from APAC enterprises to discover the impact of COVID-19 on cloud adoption across the region, as well as the true power of this technology in speeding up digital transformation for businesses.
- Mr. Peter Duong CTO, FPT Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
- Mr. Samuel Higgins Principle Analyst, Forrester
- Update on Cloud market: Global and APAC region
- Challenges and Opportunities for Cloud market in the context of this economic downfall
- Moderator: Mr. Peter Duong CTO, FPT Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
- Panelists All Speakers
- Challenges and opportunities for enterprises when leveraging the power of Cloud
- Best practices for execution: key success factors to maximize the full value of a cloud project
- Success story: create business resilience with Cloud
Sam’s professional engagements in the private sector, as well as state and federal government, assist him in addressing the unique technology challenges found in diverse industries such as financial services, healthcare, education, transportation, and mining.
Sam’s research focuses on business and IT alignment, CMO and CIO collaboration, and the employee experience for IT teams and technology leaders as well as local and regional adoption of emerging technology and digital transformation. Sam specializes in the delivery of advisory to clients in Australia and near-shore English-speaking markets across the Asia Pacific.
As the Chief Technology Officer for One Commercial Partner in APAC, Mr. Hardman helps partners create new businesses and revenue streams using the broad set of technologies from Microsoft. His responsibility involves setting the technical strategy, developing and creating opportunities for our people, and working closely with partners to evangelize and drive adoption in customer environments with the aim of creating new opportunities for success.
He brought this expertise back to the Australian market and has been with MedAdvisor since its inception in 2013. Craig has worked extensively within the pharmacy industry within Australia and recognizes the role of technology in supporting patients, pharmacists and doctors. Over the years, Craig has held several roles at MedAdvisor including Head of Engineering, Head of Architecture and now the CTO role.
Ability to engage a diverse range of stakeholders across organizations, lead teams through projects in a multi-cultural environment with a firm grasp of overall strategy and value creation.
Engage at senior levels (C-level and VPs) to align technology strategy with organizational requirements, manage budgets, plan and oversee rollouts, and ensure group-wide ICT service delivery.