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Oracle Cloud South Africa Region Launch Event

2 February 2022 | Original broadcast

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Expanding Opportunities with Oracle Cloud

The launch of Oracle’s new cloud region in South Africa means local companies can now take advantage of the more than 65 SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS services Oracle offers to simplify IT, build high-performing, secure applications, and devise robust disaster recovery plans—all while meeting data sovereignty requirements.

Sign up to learn:

  • How to harness the power of your business’s data
  • What goes into building a successful, secure cloud data platform
  • How our unique dual-region strategy, sustainability, and next-generation cloud architecture helps with business continuity and compliance

Choose between the below track sessions and learn how your business can use data and the cloud to accomplish its goals.

  • Track 1: Transform with Cloud Innovation – Find out how to accelerate your digital innovation strategies
    - Target audience: IT Decision Makers, IT Man/Dir
  • Track 2: Build a Secure Foundation – Find out the benefits of building on Oracle Cloud
    - Target audience: Architects, Operations, Administrators

Agenda

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Executive Keynote

  • Régis Louis

    Vice-Président, Cloud Strategy EMEA

Track 1: Fund innovation by moving critical apps to the cloud

  • Leo Leung

    Senior Director of Product Marketing Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Fast path to better business insights

  • Jose Villacis

    Senior Director, Product Marketing, Oracle Analytics

Track 2: Extract greater value from your data infrastructure

  • Lance Olson

    Vice President of Product Management, Oracle Data and AI

Q&A / Break

Track 1: Harness the power of your data

  • Lance Olson

    Vice President of Product Management, Oracle Data and AI

Track 2: Running HPC, and other high-performance workloads in the cloud

  • Tim Giresi

    Director of Business Development NA Cloud

  • Taylor Newill

    Senior Manager OCI, HPC, GPU, Cluster Networking

Q&A / Break

Track 1: Surge ahead with cloud-native apps

  • Rajesh Viswanathan

    Vice President Cloud Native Services, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

  • OCI: Financial Governance

    • Phil Newman

      Director of Product Management, Oracle Cloud Platform and Commercial Systems

Track 2: 5 effective ways to control your cost in Oracle Cloud

  • Arun Ramakrishnan

    Principal Product Manager OCI Commercial Systems

Q&A / Break

Track 1: Security is better in the cloud

  • Fred Kost

    Vice President of Product Marketing, Oracle Security

Sustainability

  • Jon Chorley

    Oracle Chief Sustainability Officer

Track 2: Successful patterns for building cloud native applications

  • Rajesh Viswanathan

    Vice President Cloud Native Services, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Closing Note

Closing Note

  • Ahmed Adly

    Oracle META TCE Leader

Featured Speakers

Ibrahim Mthombeni Technology Cloud Leader, Oracle South Africa

Ibrahim Njabulo Mthombeni is the new Cloud Country Leader for South Africa. He brings over 27 years of IT industry experience. He has been with oracle for 11 years after Sun Microsystems acquisition in 2010 where he was Software Business Manager for Sub Sahara and Africa (SSA). Prior to this role Ibrahim managed Sales team in SADC region covering countries like (Zambia, Zimbabwe, DRC, Malawi, Madagascar Seychelles Angola and Mozambique). He has proved to be a creative and analytical thinker, self-starter with very high mentorship skills. A highly innovate individual with commercial acumen to establish and maintain high value alliances with key stakeholders in the region and has an entrepreneurial flair to deliver on key results over past 11 years with Oracle. Over the years Ibrahim has demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills. He has proven to be an energetic IT professional with ambition and passion to drive business results, possess leadership qualities and integrity. His educational background includes, just to name a few; a bachelor’s in computer science; Master of Business Systems and Master of Technology. He believes “The legacy of successful leaders lives on through the people they touch along the way”

Sandhya Ramdhany Country Leader, Oracle South Africa

Sandhya Ramdhany is Oracle Corporation’s Country Leader and Legal Director for South Africa. Sandhya is the lead lawyer for Oracle’s business operations in South Africa and the SADC regions and was recently appointed as the Country Leader. Sandhya is an attorney of the High Court of South Africa with over twenty years’ experience. She is a graduate of the University of Kwa Zulu Natal, with a post graduate Management Advancement Program Certificate obtained from the Wits Business School. Sandhya began her career at Oracle in 2013 after spending six years at Accenture. Prior to leading the South African and SADC Legal Deparment, Sandhya was Senior Legal Counsel for Oracle’s business in East and West Africa. Having worked extensively across the African continent, Sandhya advises the Corporation on matters relating to data privacy, GDPR, POPIA, intellectual property and the legal intracies on cloud computing. She has led negotiations on complex, high value transactions for Oracle. Sandhya is a Director and Company Secretary on the Oracle South Africa Board and Director on the Oracle Senegal Board.

Regin Louis
Regis Louis Oracle Vice President Cloud Strategy, EMEA
Ahmed Adly
Ahmed Adly Oracle META TCE Leader
Leo Leung
Leo Leung Senior Director of Product Marketing, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Lance Olson
Lance Olson Vice President of Product Management, Oracle Data and AI
Jose Villacis
Jose Villacis Senior Director, Product Marketing, Oracle Analytics
Rajesh Viswanathan
Rajesh Viswanathan Vice President Cloud Native Services, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
Phil Newman
Phil Newman Director of Product Management, , Oracle Cloud Platform and Commercial Systems
Fred Kost
Fred Kost Vice President of Product Marketing, Oracle Security
Jon Chorley
Jon Chorley Oracle Chief Sustainability Officer
Taylor Newill
Taylor Newill Senior Manager OCI, HPC, GPU, Cluster Networking
Arun Ramakrishnan
Arun Ramakrishnan Principal Product Manager, OCI Commercial Systems

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