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Learn from experts in Singapore.

Get new perspectives on how cloud is shaping the way we do business. Subject matter experts will share insights on topics, such as advanced data warehousing, transforming workforce productivity, and more.
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Keynote Speakers

Tim Synan

Regional Director,

Google Cloud

Tim Synan leads the Google Cloud Sales team for Southeast Asia. He has resided in Singapore since 2005, and joined Google in May 2016. Prior to Google, Tim spent 20 years in a variety of technology related consulting, sales and management roles, including almost 10 years focused on cloud computing. Tim has developed and led partner and sales teams for startups and enterprise organizations in Europe and Asia, including Accenture, Amazon and Dell-EMC. He earned his Undergraduate degree in Sociology and his Masters in Business Administration in the UK in 2005.


Dr. Santitarn Sathirathai

Group Chief Economist,

Sea Group

Dr. Santitarn Sathirathai is Group Chief Economist and a member of senior management at Sea, the leading internet company in Southeast Asia and Taiwan. Sea’s businesses include Shopee, the region’s largest and most popular e-commerce platform, Garena, a global leader in games publishing and development, and AirPay, one of the pioneers of Southeast Asia’s digital financial services sector.

At Sea, he heads the company’s Research and Public Policy Unit and leads Sea’s engagement with policymakers and influencers around the region, with a particular focus on promoting digital skills and literacy for young people, SMEs, and other industry stakeholders.

A passionate advocate for the power of technology to drive transformation and inclusion, he published his first book, Futuration, in Thailand in 2019. The book addresses Santitarn’s views on how Thailand can prepare for the challenges and opportunities of the future economy, and has become an instant best-seller and one of the country’s most talked-about books of the year.

Prior to joining Sea, Santitarn was the Head of Emerging Asia Economics Research at Credit Suisse where he advised public and private investors, covering 10 economies. He was the only economist in Asia to have won the prestigious best economic forecaster award by Consensus Economics for three consecutive years. He has also worked at Thailand's Ministry of Finance and at the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, as well as the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation.

In addition to his work with Sea, he is also a visiting lecturer at Chulalongkorn University and is one of the founding members of the Thai Young Philanthropist Network (TYPN), which mobilises over 1800 passionate youths to work on inclusive and sustainable development projects in Thailand.

Santitarn holds a doctorate degree in Public Policy and a master’s degree in Public Administration in International Development from Harvard University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a master’s degree from the London School of Economics.


Greg DeMichillie

Director, Developer Strategy,

Google Cloud

Greg has 20 years experience in creating great computing platforms for developers and IT alike. He has been at Google since before the inception of Google Cloud Platform and as Director of Product he lead the product teams for App Engine, Compute Engine, Kubernetes & Container Engine, as well as the Developer Console, SDKs, and Billing system. He has delivered keynote presentations and product demos at events such as Google I/O and Google Cloud NEXT as well as featured interviews with the New York Times, Wall St Journal, and other publications.

Prior to joining Google, he had leadership roles at variety of companies including Adobe and Amazon, as well as a decade at Microsoft where he was a developer on the first version of Visual C++, the development manager for Microsoft’s Java tools, and lead the product team for the creation of C#.


Marc Fong

Hybrid Cloud Specialist,

Google Cloud

Marc is a Hybrid Cloud and App Modernization Specialist from Google Cloud Customer Engineering, where he works with customers across Southeast Asia on Kubernetes, microservices and Cloud Native application development. Marc is passionate about how software is changing our world and wishes to help all organizations on their digital transformation journey.


Vikas Desai

Cloud Architect, Customer Engineering,

Google Cloud

Vikas Desai is an experienced IT Strategist helping organizations leverage the power of cloud as a business enabler. In his current role as a Cloud Architect for Google, Vikas works closely with some of the largest banks in the Asia-Pacific region helping them develop and build their cloud roadmaps.

Vikas came to Google with a distinguished track record, having held senior positions earlier with IBM, Citibank, RSA Security, Sun Microsystems and Netscape Communications. In his previous role at IBM he was the AP Tech leader for Cloud Cyber Security solutions including Watson for Cyber Security. At Citibank he worked as a Senior VP for Application Security. At RSA he worked very closely with some of the largest Banks in Asia-Pacific to design their Cyber Fraud and Digital Crime prevention initiatives.

Vikas has lived and worked in Singapore, India, United States and France.

He was recently granted a patent on Mobile Security.


Henry Wu

Scaled Customer Engineer,

Google Cloud

Henry is a Scaled Customer Engineer at Google Cloud, covering the APAC region. He has been in the industry for more than 5 years, working with customers from Start-ups to traditional enterprises. Prior to Google, Henry was a Technical Consultant and Technical Evangelist at Microsoft. He has a Masters degree in Computer Science in Data Science at the University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign.


Vincent Tan

Customer Engineer,

Google Cloud

Vincent is a customer engineer in Google Cloud. Covering the mid-market segment, he has been supporting various companies, ranging from startups to traditional businesses, helping them to start, grow and be successful in Google Cloud. He has consulted customers across multiple solutions such as server migration, containerization, data analytics, AI/ML and many more. Outside of cloud, you might also sometimes see him looking for pancakes in different cafes around Singapore!


Kwok Quek Sin

Senior Director, National Digital Identity (NDI),

GovTech

Quek Sin oversees the National Digital Identity (NDI) programme, one of Singapore’s six Strategic National Projects. The NDI programme aims to develop a trusted digital ecosystem, centred around a universal identity, to facilitate data flow and service journeys across the boundaries of organisations.

Quek Sin and his team collaborate closely with government agencies, industry partners and the international communities to develop the necessary digital infrastructure that enables online trust, including platforms for identity, authentication, consent, authorisation, digital signature, eKYC and data exchange.

Prior to joining the Public Service in 2009, Quek Sin served in multiple consulting and management roles across various MNCs, including Accenture, Deloitte Consulting and HP.


Rick Harshman

Managing Director, Asia Pacific,

Google Cloud

Rick Harshman is the Managing Director of Asia Pacific and Japan for Google’s Cloud business. He is responsible for all sales and partnership activities across the region.

Prior to joining Google, Mr. Harshman spent more than 6 years at Amazon Web Services (AWS) in a variety of management roles. As one of the first employees appointed for AWS in Asia Pacific, Mr Harshman was part of the senior leadership team and during his tenure built and ran the India and SE Asia businesses. Prior to AWS, Mr. Harshman also held management positions at Akamai Technologies in the United States, Australia and Singapore.


Alison Wagonfeld

Chief Marketing Officer,

Google Cloud

Alison Wagonfeld is the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for Google Cloud representing both Google Cloud Platform and G Suite. Previously, she was an operating partner at Emergence Capital, a leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm focused on enterprise cloud companies, where she worked with over 30 companies and developed the firm’s branding, marketing, and talent programs.

Prior to Emergence, Alison was Executive Director of the Harvard Business School California Research Center where she worked with faculty to build the entrepreneurship curriculum, helped develop programs for the Harvard Innovation Lab and led Harvard student “entrepreneurship immersion” trips to Silicon Valley. Before her role at HBS, Alison led Marketing and Business Development at Greenlight, a venture backed start-up, and worked at Intuit, where she co-founded the Quicken Loans business. Earlier in her career, Alison worked as a product manager at Microsoft and as an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley in New York and Hong Kong.

Alison has a BA, magna cum laude, from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where she was a Baker Scholar. The San Francisco Business Journal named Alison one of the “Most Influential Women in the Bay Area.”


Graeme Merrall

Customer Engineer,

Google Cloud

Graeme is a Customer Engineer in Google Cloud, specialising in the telecommunications market. A proud New Zealander, Graeme has been working at Google for 8 years, most recently in Singapore moving here in March this year after 18 years in Australia. In that time he’s worn a number of different hats including supporting customers implementing various Google Maps products, and as a specialist in media & entertainment.

Graeme has a postgraduate degree in Biochemistry from Massey University (New Zealand)


Yoshiki Sato

Customer Engineer,

Google Cloud

Yoshi is leading a subject matter expert team comprising of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technical specialists across the entire Asia Pacific. His team works alongside our wider customer engineering teams and our customers/partners to provide deep trusted technical and solution advice to remove any technical and competitive roadblocks and accelerate cloud adoption.

With 20+ years experience in IT industry, Yoshi started his career as a software engineer and has established himself as a subject matter expert in messaging and collaboration technology, infrastructure and virtualization technology for various enterprise customers.

Yoshi lives in Singapore, and has a Bachelor of Informatics. He wrote over 29 books and many technical articles about Google technologies.


Fiona Chan

Head of Media Strategy and Analytics,

Singapore Press Holdings

Fiona Chan is Head of Media Strategy and Analytics at Singapore Press Holdings, where she oversees business strategy, strategic partnerships, innovation management, data analytics and research for the media business. She was previously Managing Editor of The Straits Times and has spent a decade in business and political journalism. A graduate from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University, she was formerly an investment banker at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Fiona is also a board member of the Land Transport Authority, Singapore Media Exchange, AsiaOne, and non-profits Sing Lit Station and The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund.


Kwok Quek Sin

Senior Director, National Digital Identity (NDI),

GovTech

Quek Sin oversees the National Digital Identity (NDI) programme, one of Singapore’s six Strategic National Projects. The NDI programme aims to develop a trusted digital ecosystem, centred around a universal identity, to facilitate data flow and service journeys across the boundaries of organisations.

Quek Sin and his team collaborate closely with government agencies, industry partners and the international communities to develop the necessary digital infrastructure that enables online trust, including platforms for identity, authentication, consent, authorisation, digital signature, eKYC and data exchange.

Prior to joining the Public Service in 2009, Quek Sin served in multiple consulting and management roles across various MNCs, including Accenture, Deloitte Consulting and HP.


Track Speakers

Anant Damle

Solutions Architect,

Google Cloud

Anant is an experienced system-designer / data-engineer in the day and an avid cyclist by evening.

He has been enticed with technology since IBM / AT days when he built arithmatic calculators at age of 10, and has come a long way to building machine-learning and AI systems.

As a Googler, he is focused on solving complex technical challenges and providing architectural help through consulting and publishing solutions / references. Before Google, Anant had worked at Microsoft and ISRO in disparate roles like Product Marketing and Distributed Computing.


Avinav Trigunait

Director, Cloud and Future of Work Consulting,

Searce

Avinav Trigunait brings a deep understanding of the technology sector with advisory and research experience across emerging technologies such as AI, AR/VR, Cloud, Software Defined-IT and Blockchain. Avinav has authored several whitepapers and reports- published on IDC.com, by Deloitte University Press and Wipro Council for Industry Research. He is a featured speaker at various industry conferences and forums, and contributes to technology publications such as CIO.com, TechinAsia, etc.


Bernd Nordhausen

Ph. D. Associate Director, Principal Cloud Architect,

Accenture

Dr. Bernd is a principal cloud architect at Accenture (Singapore). His focus is to deliver Cloud enabled business transformation for customers with Accenture’s industry leading Cloud professional services and integrated platforms. Bernd has over 20 years of experience advising enterprises and governments across Asia. He holds professional solutions architect certifications across all three major public cloud providers including Google Cloud. Bernd obtained his Ph. D. in artificial intelligence. Prior to joining Accenture, Bernd was a solutions architect for Intel Corporation where he worked with enterprises and governments across APAC.


Bharat Kulkarni

Senior Director, Business Development & Marketing for Team Alphabet,

Intel

Bharat Kulkarni is the Intel Director, Global Business Development & Marketing responsible for driving revenue growth across the breadth of Alphabet/ Google products. With the recent explosion of Cloud to edge services driving business transformation, Bharat is increasingly focused on globally scaling the Google Cloud and Chromebook businesses. On the Cloud side, his team is focused on driving GCP revenue on Intel enabled GCP services across key vertical segments. Bharat has been instrumental in architecting several strategic alliances throughout his career that include Google Cloud, Applied Materials, Acer, ASE and Qualcomm. Bharat is a seasoned results-oriented leader with decades of industry and international experience; having worked at GE, Agilent Technologies and HP in various sales, business development and marketing leadership roles. Bharat has an MBA (Marketing) and the BSEE (Electronics).


Dr. Binghao Ng

Deputy Head of Science & Research,

Sentient.io Pte Ltd

A physicist-by-training, Binghao dedicated his award-winning skills towards development of large-scale Internet-of-Things sensor networks, such as anomaly detection, field reconstruction, predictive maintenance and microclimate simulations, using M/L and deep learning techniques while he was a team leader at Singapore A*STAR Institute of Infocomm Research. Prior to joining Sentient, he was instrumental in the implementation of their first version of data science/ML computing architecture and developing statistical optimization models for the group’s accounting finance at DBS Bank’s Corporate Treasury division.

Binghao holds a BSc in Theoretical Physics and a PhD in Experimental Photonics from Imperial College, London. When he is not knee-deep in dynamical systems, reinforcement learning and large-scale enterprise machine learning computing architecture research, he is spending time with his college sweetheart-turned-wife and energetic 3-year old daughter.


Boon Sing Thia

Cloud Consultant,

Google Cloud

Boon Sing leads the SAP Practice for Google Cloud Professional Service Organization in Japan and APAC region. A veteran in technology consulting, Boon Sing had worked on SAP projects since 2002. He is passionate about helping organizations optimize and innovate in their Digital Transformation journey with Google unique technologies.


Christopher Yeo

CEO & Founder,

Sentient.io Pte Ltd

A seasoned technopreneur and coding practitioner with over 25 years experience in the digital technology space, Chris has track records ranging from spearheading global supply chain software development to being in the forefront of search engine technologies. He held previous senior corporate positions in Singapore’s A*STAR, NUS Enterprise and Singapore Press Holdings, which places him as a unique expert in all areas of Science, Engineering and Entrepreneurship. He is currently on Credence Fund’s advisory panel and a board member of Cap Vista, the strategic investment arm of Singapore’s DSTA. He has first class honours in computer science and mathematics.


Dave Elliott

AI & Machine Learning Advocacy,

Google Cloud

Dave Elliott leads AI and Machine Learning advocacy for developers at Google Cloud. His team engages communities of developers to inspire them to try new products and technologies, embrace new ideas, and acts as the voice of those communities to product development.

Prior to Google, Elliott was the Chief Cloud Evangelist at Symantec where he advocated for new architectures in data and storage. Mr. Elliott was an early advocate of cloud computing while at Sun Microsystems in the 1990s and has spent his career helping companies understand and embrace emerging technologies.

Mr. Elliott has founded three companies and holds an undergraduate degree in Quantitative Economics and Decision Sciences from the University of California at San Diego and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.


David Robinson

Chief Technology Officer,

MyRepublic

David Robinson is an energetic, highly motivated and skilled individual who excels in an environment which cultivates a strong team culture and continual professional development. He has a diverse range of managerial, consultative and technical skills developed over the years in his various roles.

David has continuously demonstrated strong commercial acumen, well-developed people and business skills and an unshaken commitment to client delivery and his track record of implementing successful projects; as well as maintaining service delivery excellence is a clear indication of these skills.

David’s acknowledged hands-on experience in the IT industry has seen him speak at international conferences, operate in presales environments and conduct actual design and delivery services. David also has extensive experience in delivery and security operations. David has worked in the financial, mining, state government, the federal government and public sectors across Asia Pacific and the US.

Specialties: Consulting, Strategic Planning, Infrastructure Design and Integration, Migration, Consolidation, Virtualization, Collaboration and Communication, Security, Open Source, Linux, Mind Mapping, Facilitation


Diana Britt

Head of Cloud Search, APAC & Japan,

Google Cloud

Diana Britt has been a recognized sales leader for over 20 years. She has been with Google the last nine years with experience across products and industries.

Diana is Head of Cloud Search, APAC & Japan. Based out of Singapore, she is working with customers to transform their business, drive business process optimization and provide them a proven return on investment.

Diana also has vast experience across key customers including 7&i, Fast Retailing, Air Asia, Samsung, Bechtel, TaskUs, Disney, Box, Sanmina & Seagate. Prior to Google, Diana was at Oracle, Salesforce and Bluewolf where she ran their Cloud Consulting Practice.

Diana is active in the innovation programs at Google and leads our [email protected] Cloud and Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Initiative.

Diana holds a B.A. from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and M.B.A from University of San Francisco.


Florentin Lenoir

Chief of Staff,

LenddoEFL

Problem-solver and troubleshooter; Florentin has 10 years of experience in Asia across various industries, business functions and cultures. Currently a key member of LenddoEFL’s executive management team, he leads several critical functions (Human Resources, Verification Operations, Legal, Quality and Compliance) to provide a central point of communications across multiple teams and ensure on-time delivery and results cross-functionally.


George Liao

Enterprise Architect - Banking,

Google Cloud

George Liao is the enterprise architect for banking mainly working with the Singapore and Malaysia banks. He is currently specialized in data analytics and ML. Before Google Cloud, George worked at various cloud companies such as Alibaba Cloud, Salesforce and ServiceNow in customer-facing technical roles. George has an MBA in Finance from National University of Singapore and has been in the tech industry for around 15 years.


Henry Suryawirawan

Strategic Cloud Engineer,

Google Professional Services

Henry is a Strategic Cloud Engineer who helps Google's most strategic clients to deploy GCP solutions from inception to production. He comes from Application Development background and is highly experienced in Agile, DevOps, Continuous Delivery, and Cloud. Henry has a diverse experience working in consulting, startup, government, banking and insurance domains. Before Google, Henry worked at ThoughtWorks helping Singapore GovTech to build and deliver several Singapore Smart Nation initiative projects.


Jan Peuker

Strategic Cloud Engineer,

Google Professional Services

Jan leads the Strategic Cloud Engineering team in Google's Professional Services Organization for Southeast Asia. He is usually working on large, distributed systems on the edge between front- and backend, in particular zero downtime migrations for business critical and real-time systems.


Jani Patokallio

Head of Solutions, Southeast Asia & India,

Google Cloud

Jani Patokallio is Google Cloud's Head of Solutions for South-East Asia & India, helping customers use the cloud to solve their hardest problems. A veteran of Nokia and three startups, Jani started his career designing and deploying messaging solutions for 12 mobile operators, racking up enough miles to fly to the Moon and back twice and picking up 7 languages along the way. He moved to Australia to create Lonely Planet's new publishing platform and joined Google in 2013, rewriting font handling in Google Maps to better render Asian languages and building out Cloud Platform Support in APAC.


Johnny Wong

Chief Digital & Technology Officer,

NTUC Enterprise

Mr. Johnny Wong is Chief Digital and Technology Officer at NTUC Enterprise driving digital businesses and strategies for the Co-operatives. He holds a concurrent role as Managing Director, Digital and Technology, at NTUC FairPrice.

Prior to his current engagement, Johnny was the Group Chief Product Officer at Lazada, where he was responsible for all engineering and product development across the tech hubs in Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, and Russia. He also held management positions at technology, e-commerce and consulting companies such as Oracle, Google, MercadoLibre, Boston Consulting Group, and several start-ups. His diverse work experience spanned countries and regions such as US, China, Australia, Mexico, South America and Southeast Asia.

Johnny has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley, a master's degree from Stanford and an MBA from Wharton Business School.


Joo Lee

Chief Technology Officer,

Endowus

Joo has spent the last 10 years in the finance industry as a software programmer developing front office trading systems for investment banks such as Macquarie, UBS and Goldman Sachs. Prior to joining Endowus, Joo was a Quantitative Developer and Trading Team Lead at StashAway, a roboadvisor in Singapore. He led the backend team to build the distributed Trading Platform to enable fully automated front-to-back digital wealth management services.

Joo previously worked as a Front Office Software Engineer at Goldman Sachs and Alphadyne Asset Management in Singapore. He has also worked at UBS in Singapore and Sydney as a Front Office Quantitative Developer.

Joo graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from the University of Technology Sydney and is pursuing a Masters in Artificial Intelligence from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


Keshi Tan

Strategic Cloud Engineer,

Google Professional Services

Keshi is a Strategic Cloud Engineer who helps customers adopt Google Cloud Platform services. She specializes in security, infrastructure, and DevOps. Prior to Google, she held various engineering roles in the financial services industry, and is highly experienced in automated provisioning of infrastructure & applications as well as securing cloud implementations.


Kunal Bhatia

Network Specialist,

Google Cloud

Kunal works as a Network Specialist for Google Cloud. In this role, he supports customers in their journey to the cloud by plannning, designing and architecting various network architectures. Kunal has a keen interest in Hybrid Networking, low latency topologies, Kubernetes & cloud native networking.


Mandar Bale

Security Specialist,

Google Cloud

Mandar has 16+ years of experience helping organizations to identify, communicate and mitigate information security risks. In his current role at Google Cloud, he helps organizations to dispel security myths, address regulatory compliance concerns and embrace cloud computing with confidence.


Marc Fong

Hybrid Cloud Specialist,

Google Cloud

Marc is a Hybrid Cloud and App Modernization Specialist from Google Cloud Customer Engineering, where he works with customers across Southeast Asia on Kubernetes, microservices and Cloud Native application development. Marc is passionate about how software is changing our world and wishes to help all organizations on their digital transformation journey.


Mikko Kortesluoma

Customer Engineer,

Google Cloud

Mikko has 15 years of experience in designing and building for the Cloud. Now with one and half years at Google Cloud as a Customer Engineer, he is helping companies to adopt Cloud and accelerate their innovation. He studied Computer Science and Machine Learning before it was cool again at Helsinki University of Technology, and likes to dabble with AI for fun and profit at his spare time.


Naoya Moritani

Data Analytics Specialist,

Google Cloud

Naoya has been part of Google Cloud (aka Google for Work, Google Enterprise) since 2011, with a history of working on Google Maps/Earth, Google Apps (now G Suite), Google Cloud Platform and now with primary focus on Data Analytics products within Google Cloud, working closely with customers in Southeast Asia.

He is passionate about helping organizations and developers adopt new technologies to dramatically change the way things get done and realize more ideas.

Prior to Google, Naoya has spent 10 years as pre-sales in enterprise software space.


Nick Erskine-Shaw

Co-Founder,

90 Seconds

Nick is the Co-Founder of 90 Seconds, the global video creation platform that allows brands to create quality videos anywhere in the world. He has built the team and expanded the 90 Seconds business, working with over 250 global brands to produce over 30,000 videos in 900 cities.

Nick has been the backbone of the growth of the company across the UK, Asia, ANZ, US and Middle East. With his leadership, he's successfully navigated the company through the dynamic landscape of digital video content creation across the world.


Omkiran Sharma

Director of Engineering,

Viki

Omkiran is currently the Director Of Engineering @ Viki. Degrees in Computer Science, Digital Signal Processing and food appreciation. Loves building teams and talking to people about software and development processes over iced tea.


Pavan Polineni

Senior Data Engineer,

PropertyGuru Group

Pavan Kumar Polineni is a Senior Data Engineer with PropertyGuru Group. Has nearly a decade of experience on data related products and worked on various data warehousing solutions from scratch. Played a key role in planning, implementing and migration of projects from one data warehouse to another. Extremely passionate about data centric products; helping Data scientists and analysts for their data requirements and needs.


Peter Kakasi

Chrome Enterprise Customer Engineer, JAPAC,

Google Cloud

Peter has been part of the Google Enterprise business from early on, and has been part of many customers’ Google journey along the way.

Based in Singapore, he spent his past 7 years at Google helping customers and partners across Japan & Asia Pacific region to understand how to best architect and use Google’s technologies to drive impactful change to their business.

His mission is to enable customers and create excitement about Google technologies.


Puneet Garg

Head of Data Science,

Carousell

Puneet joined Carousell in early 2019 as Head of Data Science, responsible for leveraging the power of AI & ML towards accelerating user success and business growth.

Before Carousell, Puneet spent 13 years @ Microsoft, leading a wide-range of AI projects including Query Understanding, Conversational Understanding, Speech Recognition, Language Translation etc. as part of Microsoft’s AI Products group.

Beyond work, Puneet loves books, playing squash and spending time with his family.


Qiurong Hu

Customer Engineer,

Google Cloud

Qiurong is a certified Google Cloud Platform Cloud Architect and Data Engineer. During her 3 years in Google Cloud, she helped many organizations and developers in Asia to get started with Google Cloud. Qiurong is passionate about adopting creative new technologies for business and open to coffee chat on that.


Rajesh Doda

Technical Solution Consultant,

Google Cloud

Rajesh Doda is a Technical Solution Consultant in Google Cloud. In this role, he leads outcome-driven technical workshops for large enterprises across SE Asia in the Apigee team. He has more than 24 years of experience working with Fortune 500 customers, driving digital transformation across a wide range of industry verticals. Prior to Google, Rajesh was a Global Architect at Apigee and Sr. Consultant at Unisys. He earned an MS degree from BITS, Pilani and Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from MNNIT in Allahabad.


Reza Rokni

Google Developer Advocate - Stream Analytics & Google Cloud Dataflow

In his 6 years @Google, Reza has been lucky enough to work with developers from many industries from Gaming to Banking; applying Google's Data Analytics technologies to new domains. Currently as the developer advocate for Google Cloud Dataflow and Apache Beam, he gets to have fun talking about stream processing all day long, or should that be stream processing unbounded.


Ricardo Ureña

Global Technical Program Manager,

Cloud Search

Ricardo Ureña works for Google with the world’s leading multinational companies to apply Google technology strategically to drive business and technology best practices. At Google, Ureña works on Cloud Computing architectures - Google Cloud Search, Cloud Platform, and G Suite. A leading global search expert, Ureña concentrates on Search, Assistance and Machine Intelligence and the challenges that organizations face with “findability” – how to easily find knowledge and experts within the organization. Ureña focuses on enterprise search and the challenges that organizations have with the explosion of information stored in multiple formats that need to be accessed by both internal staff and a distributed workforce. Ureña helps organizations quickly respond to market changes, innovate and accelerate time to market by breaking down information silos and making secure knowledge sharing from within as easy as finding information on the Web.

Ureña built his start-up and entrepreneurial skill set for over a decade as a founding member at BroadVision, a pioneering e-commerce company, and played an instrumental role in growing the e-commerce (B2B and B2C) customer base worldwide. While at BroadVision, Ureña wore multiple hats including Engineering, Professional Services, Sales and Marketing. Ureña is a seasoned executive with over 20+ years of global and international industry experience. Ureña is fluent in multiple languages and has spent a major part of his career working outside of the United States.

Ureña has an M.B.A from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Stanford University. He celebrates twenty-one years of marriage, has a son who is a teenager, and a 6 pound Yorkshire Terrier.


Saptarshi Mukherjee

Global Head of Product and Solutions Marketing - Data Analytics,

Google Cloud

Saptarshi Mukherjee leads the global data analytics product marketing function for Google Cloud. Prior to this, Saptarshi held a variety of positions with Microsoft Corporation and worked in the field of cloud business intelligence and advanced analytics product areas. Saptarshi is a data analytics enthusiast and he started his career as a solution engineer, developing data analytics solutions for large enterprises in North America. Saptarshi is passionate about empowering non-profits and NGOs with the power of data analytics. Saptarshi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering and an MBA in Information Management & Marketing.


Shao-Horng Yong

Customer Engineer,

Google Cloud

Shao-Horng is a certified Google Cloud Platform Cloud Architect and Data Engineer. Graduated with M. Sc. (Comp. Sc and Info. Sys.) and possessed 25+ years of diversified experience in cloud services, virtualization, infrastructure, data analytics and software development.

He is passionate in helping customers to migrate from private to public/hybrid cloud in the region. When he joined Google 3 years back from Citrix and HP Enterprise, he drove the technical activities in Greater China Region to create awareness and transform customer with data analytics and machine learning technologies. Now, Singapore public sector is his gravity.


Sujata Dusi

Customer Engineer - G Suite Specialist,

Google Cloud

Sujata Dusi is a Customer Engineer - G Suite specialist based out of India. She comes with about 13 years of experience in Collaboration, Security and Server Management space and is extremely passionate about Technology. She works closely with the customer engineering teams in resolving any technical roadblocks in G Suite engagements along with accelerating solution adoption.


Tan T-Kiang

Chief Investment Officer,

Grasshopper

An early pioneer in electronic market making, T-Kiang has seen the advent of modern trading from writing code for UBS O’Connor in his cramped Chicago apartment in the 1990’s to full-scale build-outs of high frequency infrastructure for major investment banks across Asia like Lehman and Mizhuho.

As Chief Investment Officer, TK engages with major exchanges, corporate leaders, regional regulators, and key partners for Grasshopper. He is a highly sought-after expert panelist at global conferences on trading, technology, and innovation.


Tan Tze Hon

Solutions Architect,

Google Cloud

Tze Hon is an architect by day and a binge reader by night.

As a Googler, he helps to Make Cloud Easier by solving complex customer problems and providing architectural guidance through a mixture of consulting, writing and presenting. Before joining Google, Tze Hon was building stuff in government, consulting and investment banking.

Driven by a passion for technology and a love for coffee, he’s always up for a chat about one or the other, or both.


Tobin Thomas

Chief Executive Officer,

Lifesight

Tobin comes with 14 years of experience in business leadership, P&L management, Sales and Marketing, business turn-around and establishing businesses from scratch. He is uniquely skilled with strong communication, negotiation abilities and leadership. He has extensive hands on experience at strategically identifying opportunities and providing successful and proven tactical business solutions.


Vikas Anand

Head of Application Integration Product Management,

Google Cloud

Vikas Anand heads Application Integration Product Management in Google. He comes from Oracle where he led overall product management, strategy & GTM for Oracle's Integration and API management Cloud products. He held various positions in product development, product management and strategy positions in different geographies. Prior to Oracle, Anand worked in product & project development, and IT in Fortune 100 firms. In these roles, he worked across diverse domains like Supply Chain Integration, Sales & Marketing Automation, Global Marketplaces & Industry verticals. He speaks often at conferences, and Thought Leadership forums on topics related to innovation in Integration, and API Management.


Vishal Parpia

Co-founder,

CloudCover

Vishal founded CloudCover in 2015 but started out as a developer. He was programming at 8 and building web sites way back in 1995, barely out of high school. After unceremoniously dropping out of college in 2000, he started building technology companies.


Wong Tran

Customer Solutions Consultant,

Google Cloud

Wong is a Customer Solutions Consultant at Google Cloud for the Retail sector in South East Asia. Has more then 12 years of experience in On-Premise and Cloud Infrastructure. He previously specialized in Virtualization technologies including SDS and SDNs, and is now focused on the next evolution of application modernization with Cloud Native applications built on Kubernetes.


Yoshiki Sato

Customer Engineer,

Google Cloud

Yoshi is leading a subject matter expert team comprising of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technical specialists across the entire Asia Pacific. His team works alongside our wider customer engineering teams and our customers/partners to provide deep trusted technical and solution advice to remove any technical and competitive roadblocks and accelerate cloud adoption.

With 20+ years experience in IT industry, Yoshi started his career as a software engineer and has established himself as a subject matter expert in messaging and collaboration technology, infrastructure and virtualization technology for various enterprise customers.

Yoshi lives in Singapore, and has a Bachelor of Informatics. He wrote over 29 books and many technical articles about Google technologies.


Zhao Yiliang

Machine Learning Practice Lead, JAPAC,

Google Cloud

Zhao Yiliang is J/APAC Machine Learning Practice Lead from Professional Services Organization of Google Cloud. He has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from National University of Singapore and has many years of experience working on machine learning projects in different industries and at different scales. He has led the development of many machine learning projects from end to end (POC to production).

In his current role at Google, Yiliang has been working with industry leaders in J/APAC to help them transform and evolve their business through the use of Google's global network, web-scale data centers, machine learning platforms and software infrastructure.


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