|About the Speakers
Brent Barton, Director of Sales – Australia, Equinix
As the National Sales Director of Equinix Australia, Brent Barton, is responsible for leading the sales team in achieving outstanding results. His primary focus is driving sales strategies and supporting our global and domestic customers deliver their IT objectives. Brent has worked in the IT sector for 20+ years and has been with Equinix for over 10, beginning his career as an IBX technician in the UK. He left this role to launch a software start-up before returning to Equinix as a Business Development Manager. He has had multiple roles at Equinix including Major Account Sales & Head of Financial Services (UK) where he was responsible for launching and building out the Electronic trading vertical which now facilitates a significant amount of European trade volumes. He transferred to Australia two years ago to head up the Australian Sales and Support team at Equinix, comprising of over 30 staff, across both Sydney & Melbourne.
David Merceron, Director – Digital & Technology – KPMG
David is a Director in KPMG Management Consulting with over 20 years of technology and consulting experience. He focuses on technology enabled business transformation, assists clients with the alignment of their technology function to the business and delivers technology strategies, governance and architecture work. David also focuses on emerging technologies and innovation as transformation levers. He has experience with Digital, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Mobility, Location-based services and Innovation Management.
Srini Raghuram – Director of Solutions Engineering and Architecture, AT&T Cybersecurity – Asia Pacific
Srini is the Director of Solutions Engineering and Architecture for AT&T Cybersecurity Asia Pacific. With over 20 years’ experience within the cybersecurity landscape, Srini’s responsibility includes solution architecture, pre-sales, customer success and running geographically dispersed team of solution engineers in the region. Srini leads a team responsible for aligning customers business challenges into tangible outcomes with AlienVault technology. Prior to AT&T Cybersecurity, Srini worked at AlienVault, Okta, Marketo and Oracle.
David Pare – CTO Healthcare, DXC Technology– Australia & New Zealand
David has over 20 years of experience in technology management consulting, helping organisations through their digital transformation. As the CTO for Healthcare & Life Sciences at DXC, with over a decade in the digital health industry around the world, David is passionate about making a difference in the community. He was the WA HISA chair for two years, he is also the co-founder of the Perth IoT community and the chair of the IoT Alliance Australia Digital Health workgroup.
Moderated by Martin Creighan, Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand, AT&T
Martin as the Managing Director is responsible for leading AT&T’s business in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). With a career at AT&T that began in 2004, Martin now manages AT&T’s sales and business development for the region supporting business functions including service delivery, after sales support, marketing, finance and human resources.