Speakers 2018

Abdul Moose, chief technology officer, Fujitsu Abdul Moosa  Chief technology officer, Fujitsu Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Chief technology officer, Fujitsu

Abdul Moosa is the chief technology officer in Fujitsu South Africa & English Speaking Africa.

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Abdul Moose, chief technology officer, Fujitsu
Adam Bartels, MD, Pointcast Adam Bartels  MD, Pointcast Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
MD, Pointcast

Adam Bartels is the managing director at Pointcast (Pty) Ltd, a niche consulting firm operating in the Engineering, Architecture and Construction sectors.

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Adam Bartels, MD, Pointcast
Alan Browning, hyper-converged (DCG) solutions specialist, Lenovo South Africa Alan Browning  hyper converged system expert for Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Lenovo Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
hyper converged system expert for Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Lenovo

In September 2016, Alan Browning joined the Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG) as the Hyper Converged Solutions Specialist.

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Alan Browning, hyper-converged (DCG) solutions specialist, Lenovo South Africa
Dr Angus Hay, CTO, Liquid Telecom Angus Hay  General manager, South Africa Data Centres (SADC) & CTO, Liquid Telecom Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
General manager, South Africa Data Centres (SADC) & CTO, Liquid Telecom

Dr Angus Hay PrEng, CEng, MIET, MIEEE, FSAIEE, was President of the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers in 2010.

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Dr Angus Hay, CTO, Liquid Telecom
Asif Valley  Cloud development lead, Microsoft Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Cloud development lead, Microsoft

I joined Microsoft in 2016 in the capacity of cloud development lead, my primary role is to lead the Microsoft Data Centre Project across South and Central Africa.

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Carin Wannenburgh  Data centre configuration manager, Standard Bank Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Data centre configuration manager, Standard Bank

Working for the largest bank in SA, at the heart of the bank, the Data Centres, Carin Wannenburgh is the Domain Manager for Standard Bank’s Data Centres.

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Cleo Becker, Regional counsel, , regional counsel sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and Turkey, Israel, Hitachi Vantara Cleo Becker  regional counsel sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and Turkey, Israel, Hitachi Vantara Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
regional counsel sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and Turkey, Israel, Hitachi Vantara

Qualified as an attorney in California, South Africa, England and Wales, Cleo Becker also holds a master's degree in commercial law.

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Cleo Becker, Regional counsel, , regional counsel sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and Turkey, Israel, Hitachi Vantara
Michael Young, applications engineer, thermal management, Vertiv Michael Young  applications engineer, thermal management, Vertiv Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
applications engineer, thermal management, Vertiv

Michael Young is a trainer and application engineer in the data centre industry.

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Michael Young, applications engineer, thermal management, Vertiv
Michele McCann  Head of interconnection & peering, Teraco Data Environments Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Head of interconnection & peering, Teraco Data Environments

She has a key understanding of the opportunities and challenges for data centres within the South African market as well as experience with diversification for a global market.

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Nick Bartels  Independent data centre consultant Tuesday, 20 February 2018, Summer Place, Hyde Park
Independent data centre consultant

Nick Bartels has worked independently since 2010 for a number of corporate clients and parastatals in southern Africa.

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