2019 early confirmed speakers
BEYOND TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING
Gregory is a Principal Consultant and founding Partner with Beyond Technology Consulting, Australia’s leading independent mid-tier IT management consultancy. Recently Gregory has been advising organisations how to align their digital and technology capabilities in the network and cloud era to a strategically agile stance that provides flexibility to react to changing business requirements. Gregory previously held a number of senior executive positions in a variety of technology industries; these roles included Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Vice President of Network & Operations and Chief Operations Officer. Gregory’s engineering qualifications provides a sound technology base and he retains solid technical credentials in network and application architectures today that supports his work in technology strategy development and advisory.
Enterprise Routing Sales Leader – APJC
Davin Gibb is the Regional Sales Manager for Enterprise Routing in Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China. His focus lies in aligning shifting IT Business trends with opportunities in new business models and efficiencies for Organisations across APJC. Davin has close experience with Government, Education, Retail and Partner / Service Provider verticals and drives the adoption of technology for improved Business Outcomes. Recently Davin has focused within the application of transitions to Cloud, SD-WAN, Automation and Programmability. Davin has been with Cisco for 20yrs, holds a Bachelor Engineering and Science (Computing) and is a dual CCIE holder since October of 1999. He is based out of Sydney, Australia.
Tim has 25 years’ experience in global network services, spanning the UK, Europe, USA, Asia & ANZ. Tim co-founded Coevolve in 2014 to help enterprise adopt next-generation network technologies and access new levels of agility and end user experience. Coevolve were one of the earliest adopters of SD-WAN and have pioneered a modular, co-managed service delivering step-change commercial gains for clients at each stage of the network life cycle. Coevolve have now delivered SD-WAN services in over 50 counties on six continents. Tim’s primary background is in business development, leading multi-disciplinary teams in client engagement, solution development, contracting, delivery and ongoing optimization of long-term outsourcing contracts for large global enterprises.
Managing Director APAC
Major Projects, Communications Training and Development Manager
David is currently the Major Projects and Training Manager for the global Detmold group. Previously within Detmold as Global Infrastructure Manager he was responsible for the initiative to implement a global software designed networking infrastructure. His team successfully standardised Detmold’s server infrastructure globally to their now VMWare technology. He drove their VoIP project, so the business could take advantage of savings in their telecommunications costs globally in five differing regions. Prior to joining Detmold David was responsible for the infrastructure at one of Adelaide’s leading web service providers namely Hostworks. David has over 25 years’ experience in supporting a wide range of businesses that include manufacturing (Detmold, Lion Nathan International and Faulding Pharmaceuticals) along with financial, web and education services.
Senior IT Operations Engineer
Global IT Network Manager
Senior Analyst Brianna Boudreau joined TeleGeography in 2008. She specializes in market and pricing analysis of wholesale and enterprise network services with a regional focus on Asia and Oceania. Brianna has helped to develop and launch several new lines of research for TeleGeography, including our Ethernet Pricing, Cloud and WAN Infrastructure, and SD-WAN research services. She holds a B.A. in International Studies and M.A. in International Communications from American University in Washington, DC.
Principal Analyst Erik Kreifeldt tracks the global market for enterprise and wholesale network services for TeleGeography, and he co-chairs the WAN Summit conference series on corporate wide-area network management. Before joining TeleGeography in 2006, Erik was an optical networking industry analyst with RHK, following editorial roles at industry publications including the Optical Society of America, where he covered the first commercial DWDM systems. He holds an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and a B.A. from Penn State.
Elizabeth Thorne is a research analyst focusing on enterprise networks with Telegeography. Elizabeth’s work includes market analysis of corporate wide area networks and SD-WAN deployments for the WAN Manager Survey and managing the WAN Manager Digest. She helps organize the global WAN Summit series. Elizabeth earned a B.A. in International Studies at American University in Washington, D.C.
Managing Director ANZ
Budd Ilic is Zscaler’s Country Manager for Australia and New Zealand. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the IT industry having worked in senior consulting, pre-sales, and sales management positions for organisations including VMware, EMC, Dimension Data, Ferntree, and most recently as ANZ Regional Manager at Actifio.
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