How to Super-Charge your Enterprise: Hybrid, Multi-Cloud and Beyond | HCLTech
How to Super-Charge your Enterprise: Hybrid, Multi-Cloud and Beyond

While IT budgets have been significantly impacted due to COVID19, the adoption of Cloud remains the one bright spot. Many organizations are accelerating their journey to Cloud to drive agility and elastic scalability in an uncertain business environment. But single Cloud model cannot fit the diverse requirements and workloads across all lines of business and application stacks. Is 2020 the year that enterprise applications finally go Cloud Native and Hybrid / Multi Cloud deployment models become the norm?

The industry’s leading Cloud experts from HCLTech, IBM and Avasant will share their insights and lessons learned to help you build an effective transformation roadmap.

This digital forum will provide tactical insights such as:

  • How does one make a business case and start the journey to a Hybrid/Multi-cloud model?
  • How would the digital transformation road-map benefit from leveraging the Cloud Native strategy?
  • With a plethora of vendor choices and business models, how do you ensure sustainable ROI and alignment with business goals?
  • Whats the value of partnering with service integrators to ensure a successful Cloud migration?
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Introduction to the speakers
Alan Flower
Alan Flower
Senior Vice President, Global Head – Cloud Native Labs & Advisory Services, CTO – EMEA, HCLTech

Alan Flower heads the HCLTech Cloud Native Labs & Advisory Services business and is also HCLTech CTO for Europe, Middle East, and Africa. A successful entrepreneur and technologist, Alan is deeply passionate about using technology to support the digital transformation of business and driving the creation of innovative products and services.

Alan has an extensive track record as both visionary and thought-leader. He combines in-depth architectural and engineering credibility with real hands-on experience leading global technology organizations.

Evaristus Mainsah
Evaristus Mainsah
General Manager, IBM Cloud Pak Ecosystem, IBM Cloud & Cognitive Software, IBM
Evaristus Mainsah is General Manager, IBM Cloud Pak Ecosystem. In this role, he is responsible for working across IBM’s ecosystem to drive the adoption of IBM’s hybrid and multi-cloud platform. A Ph.D. in Engineering, Evaristus is co-chair of the Board of Trustees of the IBM UK Pension Fund and serves on the Investment Committee. He serves on the Board of two non-profits – the King Baudouin Foundation, United States (KBF-US), and of Taconic Opera (NY).
Fred Pond
Fred Pond
Avasant Distinguished Fellow, Former CIO, Columbia Sportswear

Fred Pond has over 30 years of global experience in business transformation and information systems leadership. He is a pioneer in hybrid cloud, dev/ops and automation in technical infrastructure. As the former VP and Global CIO of Columbia Sportswear, Fred is an expert in business process in the areas of manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, transportation and retail. Fred is the Northwest Regional Leadership Forum (RLF) Facilitator for the Society for Information Management.

Naresh Lachmandas
Naresh Lachmandas
Former CIO Of General Atomics, Principal & Senior Fellow, Avasant
Naresh is a seasoned leader, change agent with experience in the Aerospace and Defense, High Tech/Consumer Electronics industry and Government Administration. He is result oriented with an outstanding history of developing business strategies and technology roadmaps, delivering revenue generating enterprise solutions and driving cost efficiencies.