With technology constantly evolving, it’s on all of us to know what’s happening now and help shape what’s coming next. Discover how to build upon your existing IT systems at Red Hat Summit: Connect in Sydney. Whether you’re looking to engage with Red Hat thought leaders, technologies, and solutions or participate in sessions and demos, you’ll find options that fit your needs.
Join us at Royal Randwick on 5 September 2023 for Red Hat Summit: Connect Sydney.
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Registration, networking + solution showcase
9:30 AM - 9:35 AM
Master of Ceremonies, MC
9:35 AM - 9:55 AM
Re-imagining your digital future
As Asia Pacific organizations are maturing in their use of cloud, data and new technologies - there are rising concerns that are placing increasing pressure on budgets, compelling organizations to ensure better alignment between IT and business operations to successfully deliver and accomplish business objectives. Imagine if innovation could bridge this gap by enabling organizations to leverage both well-established and cutting-edge technologies such as AI to propel innovation and foster sustainable growth. Join us as we share customer stories of business transformation and innovation. Discover how open can unlock the world’s potential and help organizations in harnessing emerging technologies at scale and realize its true value.
Regional Vice President & General Manager, Australia and New Zealand, Red Hat
9:55 AM - 10:25 AM
What an incredible time - observations from the front line of AI and technology
Mathematician & Author
10:25 AM - 10:55 AM
Coffee break in solution showcase + Sponsor presentation
Advent One - 10.25am - 10.45am,
Not all automation is created equal – optimising and broadening the usage of enterprise IT automation
10:55 AM - 11:40 AM
Customers/Partners fireside chat
ANZ Banking Group Limited - 10.55am - 11.15am
Southern Cross Health Society & Deloitte Digital - 11.15am - 11.40am
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Red Hat Innovation Awards
Senior Vice President, Global Enterprise Sales, Red Hat
Regional Vice President & General Manager, Australia and New Zealand, Red Hat
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Networking lunch in solution showcase + Sponsor presentations
Deloitte & Dynatrace - 12:15pm - 12:35pm,
Intelligent Observability - Embrace AIOps for enhanced Automation and Security
Hewlett Packard Enterprise - 12:45pm - 1:05pm,
Hybrid Cloud with Red Hat and HPE GreenLake
1:15 PM - 2:05 PM
The Power of Platform: Enabling Business Innovation without Compromises
The “AI moment” is here. So how can the business enable their most critical IT platforms to harness the power of AI, while still balancing new innovations and stability? How can Application Development teams be more productive, while working more closely with DevOps and Platform Engineering teams? How can we simplify and expand the use of automation across all of IT operations? How can we better manage scalable infrastructure across Data Center, Cloud and the Edge? And finally, how can we deliver a more secure, more trusted software across every aspect of the business, to drive new business opportunities? All of these questions, and many more, will be answered in this session. Join us as we highlight the latest innovations, and how we can work together to unlock possibilities.
Vice President of Product Management, Hybrid Platforms, Red Hat
Automation Sales Specialist, Red Hat
Principal Portfolio Architect, Office of Technology, APAC, Red Hat
2:05 PM - 4:15 PM
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Wrap Up Session
Principal Specialist Solutions Architect, Australia and New Zealand, Red Hat
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
End Of Event
Master of Ceremonies
Mark Carter is an international keynote speaker, trainer, author and coach. He has
over 25 years’ experience as a global learning and development professional. His TEDx talk was the trailer for his latest book, ‘Add Value’, published globally by Wiley.
Mark is the founder of a learning management system for SME’s and accredited in a variety of globally recognised behavioural tools. He regularly consults businesses around key pillars such as: leadership, culture, onboarding, sales, adaptability, and presentation skills. Mark contributes across mainstream media: TV, radio, print and industry specific publications.
Enzo Compagnoni is the regional vice president and general manager for Red Hat in Australia and New Zealand. In this role, Enzo is responsible for leading the Red Hat business growth in the region by helping drive digital transformation success of customers and partners with open source technology.
Enzo has more than 25 years of experience in the enterprise IT industry. He has been with Red Hat Australia and New Zealand since 2016, most recently as senior director for enterprise sales, and eventually rising up to take the general manager role for the region.
As a leader, Enzo believes in leading by example, and showing people the way through action. He is passionate about building strong teams and prioritises good execution focused around the success of Red Hat customers above all else.
Prior to Red Hat, Enzo has held various leadership roles in technology companies including EMC, PeopleSoft and PTC.
Enzo holds a bachelor's degree in Business from Western Sydney University.
Away from work, Enzo spends his time with his family that includes wife Clarissa, and their two boys, Dante and Diego. Enzo is an avid reader and also a cyclist with the St Kilda Cycling Club.
Mathematician & Author
Adam has hosted award-winning breakfast radio shows in Australia’s toughest markets and live current affairs TV. He has won improvised theatre competitions and once interviewed John Travolta in front of 75,000 people. Whether it’s a technically demanding event with dozens of moving parts, or flying by the seat of your pants, Adam prides himself on the high level of energy, engagement and entertainment that he provides whenever on stage, set or screen.
With 25 years experience in television, radio and events, Adam loves curating challenging and thought-provoking conversations. He has interviewed prime ministers, Hollywood stars, Fortune 500 CEOs, Nobel Prize-winning scientists and Australians of the Year… and he was also the first person in the world to ever interview our legendary Thai cave rescuers.
Adam loves doing the research and crafting the narrative that helps people tell their story. He’s informative, fun and guaranteed to impart take-aways you’ve never heard before. If there’s only time to ask one quick question of a speaker before moving on, you know it will be an awesome question and just watch what he can get out of them. All done with an obsessive focus on keeping to time that only 15 years of breakfast radio can give you.
Principal Portfolio Architect, Office of Technology, APAC, RED HAT
Steven Ellis is a Principal Portfolio Architect in the Red Hat APAC Office of Technology. During his nearly 30 years in the technology industry Steven has transitioned from development through infrastructure and operations, with a bit of devops on the side, into architecture roles. Today he helps Red Hat’s customers deliver complex business solutions thanks to the capabilities of Red Hat’s Enterprise Open Source technologies.
Vice President of Product Management, Hybrid Platforms, RED HAT
Mike joined Red Hat in 2013 and specializes in accelerating application platforms through the use of operating system and hardware technologies. He was brought on to take Red Hat's OpenShift application platform on-premises, and currently runs the product management team in charge of OpenShift, OpenStack, Virtualization, Serverless, GitOps, Pipelines, Service Mesh, Storage, Multi-Cluster Management, Cloud Native Security, multi-CPU architecture, and Cloud Native Networking. He has overseen all OpenShift product releases since 2013 and has been integral to most customer activities related to the enterprise adoption of the platform which has surpassed a $1B ARR in the market. Mike has more than 25 years of experience in datacenter architecture. Before Red Hat, he previously worked in both services and product management roles at Sun Microsystems and Oracle.
Automation Sales Specialist, Red Hat, RED HAT
Principal Solution Architect, RED HAT
Shane Boulden is a Principal Solution Architect at Red Hat, supporting Australian and New Zealand organisations to adopt cloud-native technologies more securely and mitigate risk using open source technologies. He is a regular contributor to open source security projects like ‘Compliance as Code’ and StackRox, and a speaker at events like Red Hat Ansible Automates and the annual Military Communications and Information Systems (MilCIS) Conference.
Principal AI Specialist, RED HAT
Tom Corcoran is a Principal AI Specialist at Red Hat. Tom's areas of specialty are Red Hat Application Services, AI-ML Ops, and OpenShift. Having held this role with Red Hat for the past five years, Tom has managed projects throughout Europe, the US, and ANZ.
Tom has over 15 years of experience in bringing AI and Application Development solutions to customers in a variety of industry sectors and geographies, which ensures deep technical expertise across Red Hat's products and solutions spanning application and AI/ML workloads. His extensive experience lends a sharp focus to the AI Specialist role and he brings a passion for delivering outstanding technical and business value to Red Hat's customers' AI/ML projects and products.
Associate Principal Specialist Solution Architect, Application Platform, RED HAT
Simon Delord is a Solution Architect at Red Hat. He works with enterprises on their container/Kubernetes practices and driving business value from open source technology. The majority of his time is spent on introducing OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) to teams and helping break down silos to create cultures of collaboration.
Prior to Red Hat, Simon worked with many Telco carriers and vendors in Europe and APAC specializing in networking, data-centres and hybrid cloud architectures.
Simon is also a regular speaker at public conferences and has co-authored multiple RFCs in the IETF and other standard bodies.
Specialist Solutions Architect, RED HAT
Ramy ElEssawy is a Specialist Solutions Architect for Red Hat, the world's leading provider of enterprise open-source solutions. A veteran software engineer with a lifetime involvement in software development. During his career, he has been involved in the development of various exciting projects like telecom billing & rating systems. Before he joined the world of Open Source Software, he spent 10 years in the telecom industry working for companies like Ericsson & Vodafone. He has a broad perspective on the development lifecycle and on what works (and does not work) when it comes to software projects. Whenever he has some free time, Ramy likes to play squash or enjoy a friendly game of cards.
Associate Principal Specialist Solution Architect, RED HAT
Wayne's areas of specialty are Red Hat Application Services, GitOps, and OpenShift. Having held this role with Red Hat for the past seven years, Wayne has managed projects throughout ANZ and APAC. Wayne previously worked with Red Hat's professional services as an Architect and Consultant. Implementing complex customer solutions using Red Hat technology.
Wayne has over 20 years of experience in providing open source solutions to customers in a variety of industry sectors and geographies, which ensures deep technical expertise across Red Hat's products and solutions spanning application and GitOps workloads. His extensive experience lends a sharp focus to Hybrid cloud and he brings a passion for delivering outstanding technical and business value to Red Hat's customers' projects and products.
Principal Specialist Solutions Architect, RED HAT
Richard Hailstone is a Principal Specialist Solutions Architect at Red Hat. He helps Enterprise businesses innovate with open source technologies. He spends the majority of his days working with various teams on harnessing the power of automation through Ansible.
Richard has over 25 years’ IT industry experience that has spanned the dot com era, the emergence and adoption of virtualisation, containers and hybrid cloud, and has held a variety of roles that include software development, operations, architecture and data centre.
Aside from spending his time coding with new technologies, Richard spends as much time as possible outdoors with his wife and three children, finding new renovation projects, or adventuring through new mountain bike trails.
Senior Solution Architect, RED HAT
John Zivkovic is a Senior Solution Architect at Red Hat, focussing on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Automation. He has 20+ years of industry experience, across various technical, leadership and sales consulting roles. For 10 years John worked on building and scaling high-performance computing environments to deliver Australia's first fully animated feature films including the Academy Award winning "Happy Feet" and its sequel. At Red Hat, John helps customers understand and unlock the value, capabilities and business benefits afforded them through Red Hat's portfolio of technology, services and support.
Senior Specialist Solution Architect, RED HAT
Brian Stinehart is a Specialist Solution Architect at Red Hat. He works with organisations on their automation practices and strategies, building robust systems from open source technology. He is enthusiastic about bringing teams together to deliver services across the IT landscape.
Brian has been in the industry for 15 years with a background in infrastructure, security, and containerisation, and he now focuses on automation with Red Hat. Outside of work, he and his wife spend time trying to soak up as much of their 3 year old daughter as possible. He peppers in runs with the dog and failed DIY projects around the house as well.
Principal Specialist Solutions Architect, RED HAT
Mandi Buswell as a Principal Specialist Solutions Architect with Red Hat New Zealand. She is the Technology Award Winner in the 2021 Women in ICT NZ Awards and has seen, overseen and driven transformative change with over 30 years of experience in the industry and across the globe. Mandi has worked in the finance, hospitality, media and telecommunications sectors.
Today she works with Red Hat customers across all sectors and is a subject matter expert on transformation, containers and application development.
Advent One partners with Australian businesses to drive maximum value from Hybrid Cloud by turning complex IT infrastructure, both on-premise and in the cloud, into an orchestrated and automated single entity that gives IT teams the control and visibility they need to succeed.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) is the global edge-to-cloud company that helps organizations accelerate outcomes by unlocking value from all their data, everywhere. Built on decades of reimagining the future and innovating to advance the way people live and work, HPE delivers unique, open and intelligent technology solutions as a service. With offerings spanning Cloud Services, Compute, High Performance Computing & AI, Intelligent Edge, Software, and Storage, HPE provides a consistent experience across all clouds and edges, helping customers develop new business models, engage in new ways, and increase operational performance. For more information, visit: www.hpe.com
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers —including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—trust AWS to power their infrastructure, become more agile, and lower costs. https://aws.amazon.com/
Deloitte helps clients accelerate digital transformation and develop targeted solutions through the Dynatrace® Software Intelligence Platform observability and AIOps capabilities. Combined with Red Hat technologies, our AIOps approach drives automated issue detection and remediation anywhere in your IT environment. Whether you’re looking to accelerate your cloud transformation, optimize your IT, or innovate using open-source solutions, Deloitte, Dynatrace and Red Hat have the capabilities and technology to help you succeed.
Crunchy Data allows companies to build with confidence as the leading provider of trusted open source PostgreSQL and enterprise technology, support and training. Crunchy Data offers Crunchy Certified PostgreSQL, the most advanced and true open source RDBMS on the market. The company also offers Crunchy Bridge, a fully managed cloud Postgres service available on AWS, Azure and Google Cloud.
IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and business services provider, helping clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM's hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently, and securely. IBM's breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM's legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity, and service.
CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR) is the global leader in Identity Security. Centered on intelligent privilege controls, CyberArk provides the most comprehensive security offering for any identity – human or machine – across business applications, distributed workforces, hybrid cloud environments and throughout the DevOps lifecycle. The world’s leading organizations trust CyberArk to help secure their most critical assets. To learn more about CyberArk, visit https://www.cyberark.com, read the CyberArk blogs or follow on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or YouTube.
Kasten by Veeam® is the Kubernetes backup leader. Kasten K10, a Kubernetes native backup platform, provides enterprise DevOps teams with Kubernetes backup and restore, disaster recovery, and application mobility. Kasten K10’s deep integrations with relational and NoSQL databases, Kubernetes distributions and clouds provide freedom of choice and maximum operational simplicity.
Established in 2001, Integral is a strategy, brand and digital technology partner trusted by leading companies, government agencies and not-for-profits across Australia and Asia Pacific. Our people combine creativity, technology and business acumen to craft exceptional experiences and outcomes for clients. It is our vision to define the standard of excellence for delivering transformational change for good. To learn more, visit https://www.integral.com.au.
Ingram Micro helps businesses fully realise the promise of technology — maximising the value of the technology they make, sell or use. We amplify thousands of vendor, reseller and retailer partners by customising and delivering highly targeted solutions and services for industry verticals, business-to-business customers and commercial needs.
Section6 builds mission-critical software for mission-critical organisations—essential in people's lives, communities, and countries. Software that is highly reliable, scaleable, secure and adaptable at speed.
Date: September 5, 2023
Time: 8.30AM - 6:00PM
Location: The Ballroom Level 2,
Queen Elizabeth II Grandstand,
Royal Randwick, Alison Road,
Randwick NSW 2031