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Re-inventing IT: The Playbook for Hybrid Cloud Transformation
In the current uncertain market environment, companies are grappling with the dual challenges of slashing operating costs while providing business agility. Many enterprises have resisted shifting their core to Hybrid Cloud, but this crisis has exposed the limitations of an On-premise and Private Cloud environment. Business today expects IT to function as a dynamic lever that can allow them to pivot based on market shifts.
Our digital forum, “Re-Inventing IT: The Playbook For Hybrid Cloud Transformation addressed the key themes around the future of Hybrid Cloud, how IT can re-invent itself to keep pace with the fast-changing business needs and how executives can accelerate their Cloud journey without exposing their organization to undue risks.
The experts addressed critical questions such as:
- How do you build a business case and playbook to accelerate your journey to Hybrid Cloud?
- How can CIOs navigate through a maze of complex choices to enhance business agility while reducing risks and cost?
- How should enterprises leverage Cloud vendors and partners to achieve a successful outcome?
About the speakers
SVP, GLOBAL HEAD OF HCL IBM ECOSYSTEM BUSINESS UNIT, HCL TECHNOLOGIES
Ganesh Ramamoorthy is the Global Executive heading the IBM relationship at HCL. In this role his focus is to bring the best of IBM technology to create, sell and deliver competitive offerings that offer significant value to the HCL customers.
GENERAL MANAGER, IBM HYBRID CLOUD, IBM
In Denis’ current role he is helping customers along that transformation journey leading the IBM Hybrid Cloud business where the mission is to enable the fastest most secure journey from the data center, to the cloud.
Denis has a strong background in business, technology and innovation based on his 30 years industry experience garnered in Security, Networking, Telecommunications, Storage and Systems.
Henry Guapo has extensive experience leading large IT transformation programs focused on improving operational, financial and service delivery performance. His specific experience includes transformation strategy and road map development, financial business case development, business/IT operating model alignment, organizational design, technology and services portfolio analysis and program management.
AVASANT SENIOR FELLOW, FORMER CIO, JET PROPULSION LABORATORY/NASA
James has more than 30 years of experience with information systems in government and industry. He was the JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) CIO until October 2019, where he stepped out after 14 years. His last role was to create a future IT vision and strategy for the Lab looking out to 2025 and beyond. As CIO, James had direct management responsibility over JPL’s Information Technology Directorate. James sat on the JPL Executive Council and various management councils. He developed the IT strategy, budgets and executed major IT contracts. He actively participated in NASA IT governance councils.