Navigating cloud adoption in a post-pandemic era – Disruptive change in the time of Covid

ON- DEMAND PANEL WEBINAR

Navigating cloud adoption in a post-pandemic era – Disruptive change in the time of Covid

DURATION: 45 MINS

About The Webinar

Retailers have become ecommerce first; banks are now mobile first. Doctors are conducting appointments via video link, even events are taking place virtually. Now, as we approach a post-pandemic economy, most organisations are accelerating their digital transformation to implement new business models that provide touchless services with zero physical contact. At the same time, many of these organizations are struggling with fewer resources and slashed budgets. In this webinar we’ll look at how cloud adoption has been fast forwarded, as organisations have searched for simple and speedy ways to launch new business critical applications.  

Speakers

Google
Dhruv Chandra

Principal Cloud Security and Transformation Strategist – FSI

GitHub
Adeel Khurshid

Director, Security Operations

Allianz
Thomas Hammel

Chief Information Security Officer

Walmart
Fernando Velazquez

Chief Technology Officer – Digital Transformation & Innovation Director

Couchbase
Jeff Morris

VP, Product and Solutions Marketing

CloudTech News
Duncan MacRae

Editor in Chief

Key Webinar Takeaways

The ways in which Cloud adoption has transformed business operations, and the new opportunities it presents.

Creating the perfect storm – What are the key steps and considerations you need to follow for successful cloud implementation and roll out.

Exploring the key challenges of cloud implementation and adoption, and strategies for overcoming them.

Strategies for selecting the right technology – Assessing the needs of your internal applications, maximizing value and determining the total cost of ownership.

Speaker Profiles

Google

Dhruv Chandra

An accomplished thought leader in CyberSecurity, Cloud Security & Governance, and Digital Tranformation with expertise in holistic risk management practice, audits, and operational gating processes. Industry experience in implementing security standards, Vendor-governance processes, compliance and regulatory projects based on Scrum and Agile practices. International experience with large scale technology implementations. Merger and Acquisitions experience within Canadian Financial Industry.


GitHub

Adeel Khurshid

Adeel Khurshid is GitHub’s Director of Security Operations, where he leads a global team of security engineers focusing on security operations, infrastructure, and telemetry. Adeel has an extensive background in technical operations, product development and information security. Prior to joining GitHub, he was CISO at Radius Intelligence, a customer data platform (CDP). In a past life he led product development and operations at a telecommunication services provider. Adeel is passionate about the intersection of security and DevOp, building teams and shipping secure software using GitHub.


Allianz

Thomas Hammel 

Executive Information Technology (IT) Security & Risk Management Officer with 20+ years of extensive experience specializing in the management of IT security, Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) infrastructure, and architecture. Proven ability to design, deliver, maintain and support advanced, integrated business solutions that ensure the success of digital transformations, effective product lifecycle management, secure hybrid data centers, networks, and systems. Successful in leading, influencing and motivating both direct reports and deployment teams in order to accomplish organizational mandates and required deliverables with a verifiable track record of simultaneously delivering multiple projects on or before deadlines.


Walmart

Fernando Velazquez 

Experienced leader with an extensive background of successfully managing global teams with +20 years of experience in the Professional Services and Information Technology industry; former CIO, designing, advising, leading and selling complex Digital Transformation and IT projects (MultihybridCloud adoption/evolution, Network Transformation, IoT, Big Data, Cloud, AI/ML, among others) in different countries in Mexico and Latin America with experience in different industries such as Retail, Telecommunications, Public Sector, Financial Sector, Power/Energy and Utilities and Manufacturing.


Couchbase

Jeff Morris 

For over thirty years, Jeff Morris has been a passionate technology marketer and product manager who loves differentiating products and celebrating customer successes. In the past, he helped separate graph databases from the larger NoSQL market at Neo4j, defined “data products” at SaaS analytic provider, GoodData, and worked for two other Open Source Software vendors, starting with Sendmail before the turn of the century.


CloudTech News

Duncan MacRae 

Duncan is an award winning editor with more than 20 years experience in journalism. Having launched his tech journalism career as editor of Arabian Computer News in Dubai, he has since edited an array of tech and digital marketing publications, including Computer Business Review, TechWeekEurope, Figaro Digital, Digit and Marketing Gazette.