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Get started on the journey to the cloud at the OpenText™ Cloud Summit

By 2020, 83% of enterprise workloads will run in the cloud.1

OpenText customers are invited to attend the Cloud Summit – a complimentary half day event, to hear best practices from Industry leading experts, develop a cloud business case and build a tailored cloud journey. Find your summit today.

  • Reduce the total cost of ownership of Enterprise Information Management by up to 30 percent.
  • Integrate ERP, ECM and EIM solutions to manage information sprawl.
  • Shift resources to focus on innovation and transformation and reimagine business.
  • Meet with a Value Engineer for a custom TCO report.

Get insights, success stories and demonstrations of the latest technologies.

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Agenda

Join us for a full morning program

TimeEvent
8:00 am Registration
9:00 am-12:00 pm Morning program includes:
  • OpenText Cloud keynote
  • IDC analyst keynote: Migrating workloads to the cloud - what to move and how
  • Q&A panel featuring IDC, OpenText, customer speaker
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Pre-booked cloud assessment meetings
  • *times may vary by location

Join these customers on the journey to the cloud

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  Asia Pacific
LocationDate
 Melbourne November 19, 2019
  • Joshua Bartlett

    Keynote speaker

    Joshua Bartlett
    Manager, ECS Sales
    OpenText

  • Chris Morris

    Guest speaker

    Chris Morris
    Vice President
    IDC Asia/Pacific

  • Craig Le Quesne

    Customer speaker

    Craig Le Quesne
    Chief Technology Officer, Museum of New Zealand
    Tongarewa

  • Crown Melbourne

    Venue

    Crown Melbourne

 Singapore November 21, 2019
 Tokyo January 24, 2020

*Dates subject to change

  Europe
LocationDate
 Dusseldorf November 14, 2019
 Eindhoven December 4, 2019
 London November 11, 2019
  • Gareth Hutchins

    Keynote speaker

    Gareth Hutchins
    Manager Solutions Architects
    OpenText

  • Phillip Carnelley

    Guest speaker

    Phillip Carnelley
    AVP, European Software
    IDC Group

  • Sue Daley

    Customer speaker

    Sue Daley
    Associate Director, Technology & Innovation
    techUK

  • John Wickens

    Customer speaker

    John Wickens
    Chief Digital Officer
    LincolnshireCounty Council

  • Etc. Venues, County Hall

    Venue

    County Hall, Westminster Bridge

 Madrid November 27, 2019
  • Mario Montesinos

    Keynote speaker

    Mario Montesinos
    Director Business Value C&A
    OpenText

  • Archana Venkatraman

    Guest speaker

    Archana Venkatraman
    Research Manager – European Datacenter Research
    IDC Group

  • Elena Vázquez

    Customer speaker

    Elena Vázquez
    Directora de Tecnología
    Verti-Mapfre

  • Espacio Midway

    Venue

    Espacio Mindway

 Milan November 5, 2019
  • Michael Cybala

    Keynote speaker

    Michael Cybala
    VP of Product Management
    OpenText

  • Phillip Carnelley

    Guest speaker

    Phillip Carnelley
    AVP, European Software
    IDC Group

  • Cesare Pedrazzini

    Customer speaker

    Cesare Pedrazzini
    CIO
    Esprinet

  • Barcelo Milano

    Venue

    Barcelo Milano

 Munich November 28, 2019
 Paris November 20, 2019
 Stockholm December 4, 2019
  • Lars Drexler

    Keynote speaker

    Lars Drexler
    VP, Solutions Consulting
    OpenText

  • Carla Arend

    Guest speaker

    Carla Arend
    Senior Program Director, European Software
    IDC Group

  • GT30 Stockholm

    Venue

    GT30 Stockholm

*Dates subject to change

  Middle East and Africa
LocationDate
 Dubai January 29, 2020
  • Karim Rizkallah

    Keynote speaker

    Karim Rizkallah
    Solution Consultant Manager
    OpenText

  • Ranjir Rajan

    Guest speaker

    Ranjit Rajan
    Associate Vice President, Middle East, Turkey &, Africa
    IDC Group

  • Address Marina

    Venue

    Address Marina

 Johannesburg November 20, 2019
  • Garen Yacoubian

    Keynote speaker

    Garen Yacoubian
    PreSales Manager
    OpenText

  • Mark Walker

    Guest speaker

    Mark Walker
    Associate Vice President, South Africa
    IDC Group

  • Summer Place

    Venue

    Summer Place

*Dates subject to change

  North America
LocationDate
 Atlanta December 5, 2019
  • Jon Schupp

    Keynote speaker

    Jon Schupp
    VP, Cloud GTM
    OpenText

  • Frank Della Rosa

    Guest speaker

    Frank Della Rosa
    Research Director, SaaS and Cloud
    IDC Groupt

  • Rob Drew

    Customer speaker

    Rob Drew
    Manager, Information and Technology Services
    Red Hat

  • Atlanta Mariott Marquis

    Venue

    Atlanta Mariott Marquis

 Boston November 5, 2019
  • Jon Schupp

    Keynote speaker

    Jon Schupp
    VP, Cloud GTM
    OpenText

  • Frank Della Rosa

    Guest speaker

    Frank Della Rosa
    Research Director, SaaS and Cloud
    IDC Groupt

  • Charles Wallace

    Customer speaker

    Charles Wallace
    Senior Vice President and CIO
    Solenis

  • Boston Marriott Copley Place

    Venue

    Boston Marriott Copley Place

 Chicago November 7, 2019
  • Jon Schupp

    Keynote speaker

    Jon Schupp
    VP, Cloud GTM
    OpenText

  • Scott Lundstrom

    Guest speaker

    Scott Lundstrom
    Group Vice President and General Manager of IDC Government and Health Insights

  • Peter Chen

    Customer speaker

    Peter Chen
    Director of Enterprise Architecture
    Stericycle

  • Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel

    Venue

    Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel

 Dallas December 10, 2019
  • Jon Schupp

    Keynote speaker

    Jon Schupp
    VP, Cloud GTM
    OpenText

  • Deepak Mohan

    Guest speaker

    Deepak Mohan
    Research Director, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group IDC

  • W Dallas

    Venue

    W Dallas

 Detroit December 5, 2019
  • Steve Wagstaff

    Keynote speaker

    Steve Wagstaff
    VP, WW ECS Solution Consulting
    OpenText

  • Scott Lundstrom

    Guest speaker

    Scott Lundstrom
    Group Vice President and General Manager of IDC Government and Health Insights

  • Peter Chen

    Customer speaker

    Peter Chen,
    Director of Enterprise Architecture
    Stericycle

  • Venue

    Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center

 Houston December 12, 2019
  • Jon Schupp

    Keynote speaker

    Jon Schupp
    VP, Cloud GTM
    OpenText

  • Deepak Mohan

    Guest speaker

    Deepak Mohan
    Research Director, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group IDC

  • JW Mariott

    Venue

    JW Mariott

 Los Angeles January 23, 2020
 New York December 3, 2019
  • Steve Wagstaff

    Keynote speaker

    Steve Wagstaff
    VP, WW ECS Solution Consulting
    OpenText

  • Frank Della Rosa

    Guest speaker

    Frank Della Rosa
    Research Director, SaaS and Cloud
    IDC Groupt

  • Anna Mercado Clark

    Customer speaker

    Anna Mercado Clark
    Partner, Leader of Data Security & Privacy and E-Discovery & Digital Forensics Teams
    Phillips Lytle

  • Andrea L. D'Ambra

    Customer speaker

    Andrea L. D'Ambra
    Head of E-Discovery and Information Governance, United States Partner
    Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

  • New York Mariott Marquis

    Venue

    New York Mariott Marquis

 San Francisco November 5, 2019
  • Savinay Berry

    Keynote speaker

    Savinay Berry
    SVP, Cloud Service Delivery
    OpenText

  • Shawn McCarthy

    Guest speaker

    Shawn McCarthy
    Research Director
    IDC Group

  • Jill Stelter

    Customer speaker

    Jill Stelter
    ECM and Compliance Functional Lead
    Snohomish County PUD

  • Siva Raja

    Customer speaker

    Siva Raja
    Senior Manager, EDI & Logistics Applications
    Matson Logistics

  • San Francisco Marriott Marquis

    Venue

    San Francisco Marriott Marquis

 Toronto November 19, 2019
  • Stephen Ludlow

    Keynote speaker

    Stephen Ludlow
    SVP, Product Management
    OpenText

  • Megha Kumar

    Guest speaker

    Megha Kumar
    Research Director, Software and Cloud Services
    IDC

  • Patrick Chiu

    Customer speaker

    Patrick Chiu
    Associate Director
    RBC

  • Toronto Sheraton

    Venue

    Toronto Sheraton

 Washington, DC November 21, 2019

*Dates subject to change

Frank Della Rosa

Frank Della Rosa
Research Director, SaaS and Cloud

Frank Della Rosa is Research Director for IDC’s Cloud and SaaS practice. Mr. Della Rosa’s core research focus provides in-depth analysis, strategy, and guidance to both technology providers and industrial companies on various aspects of cloud, including multi-cloud and hybrid cloud management strategy, adoption, buying preferences and trends by vertical industry. Mr Della Rosa also provides analysis on SaaS adoption, maturity, buyer preferences, deployment models, vendor market shares, purchasing preferences, market forecasts, and research on the buyer journey of SaaS and cloud technology users. Based on his extensive experience in buyer personas, Mr. Della Rosa’s research also includes an emphasis on the broadening impact of SaaS and cloud services on IT and line-of-business buyer behavior.

Scott Lundstrom

Scott Lundstrom
Group Vice President, Industry Clouds and General Manager of IDC Government and Health Insights

Scott Lundstrom is a long time industry analyst focused on the transformative and disruptive nature of technology. Mr. Lundstrom has been focused on IT driven business innovation and change in a variety of industries and settings. Mr. Lundstrom is an expert on the emerging third platform, and speaks regularly on the future of cloud, analytics, mobility, and social media to digitally transform and radically alter the process and services offered to customers in the marketplace.

Shawn P. McCarthy

Shawn P. McCarthy
Research Director

Shawn P. McCarthy is Research Director for IDC Government Insights, responsible for collecting and assessing government market data, providing IT investment and positioning strategies for both government and vendors, and market sizing for tech suppliers. His core coverage area includes U.S. federal and state and local IT budgets, agency-level technology priorities and government enterprise architecture standards. He also covers government use of blockchain solutions. He manages the IDC Government Insights: United States Government Infrastructure and Systems Optimization Strategies research advisory service, which includes technology recommendations and key industry forecasting for government IT systems. He also issues IDC’s semi-annual U.S. Government IT Spending Guides (federal, state and local and education).

Prior to joining IDC Government Insights, Mr. McCarthy served as program manager for Government & Education within IDC's Vertical Industry Research Group. Before that he served as a group product manager for four years at Lycos, the Internet search engine, with a focus on government and education. Prior to that he was senior editor at Government Computer News and he wrote the Internaut column for GCN for close to 20 years. As a government employee he developed library data bases at the Smithsonian Institution.

Deepak Mohan

Deepak Mohan
Research Director, Infrastructure Systems, Platforms and Technologies Group

Deepak Mohan is a Research Director within IDC's Enterprise Infrastructure Practice, covering research on cloud infrastructure. In this role, he provides detailed analyses and insights on public cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) storage and compute services, and trends affecting this market. Deepak also contributes to the IaaS market sizing publications, cloud infrastructure research, and cloud related custom consulting projects for clients.

Prior to joining IDC, Deepak has held product management, sales and engineering roles across Rackspace, Amazon Web Services, Vobile and Hewlett Packard. He brings with him over a decade of engineering and business experience in the technology industry. He has also engaged on digital innovation related projects with multiple organizations – including the MIT Centre for Information Systems Research, WGBH, and Crimson Logic (Singapore).

Deepak holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and an MBA from the National University of Singapore. He was also a System Design and Management Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and holds a Master of Science in Engineering and Management from MIT.

Philip Carnelley

Philip Carnelley
AVP, European Software Group – based in United Kingdom

Philip Carnelley is AVP for IDC’s European Software Group, and has over 20 years’ experience of working in the IT industry as an analyst, consultant, and applications developer in a variety of industries around Europe. He leads IDC’s European research on enterprise applications and analytics, with a particular focus on big data and cognitive/AI software and solutions and their implications for digital business transformation. He heads IDC’s multi-disciplinary European Cognitive/AI Research Practice, and he also oversees IDC's European Software Tracker analyst team. He is also tasked with writing and presenting on broader enterprise software trends and the impact of emerging software technologies in the European region. He is a regular keynote speaker and panelist at industry events.

Carla Arend

Carla Arend
Senior Program Director, European Software – based in Denmark

Carla Arend is a senior program director with the European software and infrastructure research team and heads up IDC’s European cloud research. Arend provides industry clients with key insight into market dynamics, vendor activities, and end-user adoption trends in the European cloud market. As part of her research, she covers topics such as how European organizations are adopting cloud, how cloud drivers and inhibitors are evolving, cloud management, cloud security, data management in the cloud, IoT and cloud, AI and cloud, Devops and cloud, as well as GDPR impact on cloud and cloud code of conduct.

Archana Venkatraman

Archana Venkatraman
Research Manager, IDC European Datacenter Research

Archana is a research manager for IDC’s European Datacenter Research. She covers datacenter technologies including software-defined infrastructures, storage and data management, virtualization, containers, hyperconverged infrastructure, infrastructure performance monitoring, systems management, application development, and cloud services. Archana also leads IDC’s European thought leadership program on open source technologies. She also contributes to European Digital Transformation, DevOps, Blockchain and IoT research practices. Before joining IDC, she was the datacenter editor at Computer Weekly, the digital magazine and website for IT professionals based in London, where she focused on datacenters, server virtualization, storage, open source technologies, software-defined infrastructures, and cloud computing, liaising with enterprise CIOs and technology vendors to develop deeper insight into the enterprise IT industry. She has a master's degree in journalism from Mumbai University. Archana is based in IDC's London office.

Ranjit Rajan

Ranjit Rajan
Associate Vice President, Middle East, Turkey &, Africa
Emerging Markets Analysts – For Dubai

Ranjit Rajan oversees the management of all IDC research programs in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa region. In this role, he leads the business growth and delivery of market trackers, spending guides, and subscription services, and supports custom engagements in these technology areas.

Rajan and his team cover the full spectrum of technologies including telecommunications, enterprise infrastructure, software, IT services, mobile phones, personal computers, hardcopy devices, and vertical markets. A key focus area is research related to digital transformation and the enabling 3rd Platform technologies such as cloud, mobility, Big Data analytics, and innovation accelerators such as the Internet of Things (IoT), AI/cognitive systems, AR/VR, and blockchain.

Mark Walker

Mark Walker
Associate Vice President, Middle East, Turkey &, Africa
Emerging Markets Analysts – For Johannesburg

Mark Walker currently leads the Vertical Market and Insights research and consulting practice at IDC MEA. He has over 25 years of experience in the information technology and telecommunications industry.

In his position at IDC, Walker is responsible for leading consulting, research, and analyses of technology markets across the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey, along with analysis of the larger politico-socio-economic environment in which these markets exist. As a large proportion of research conducted by IDC MEA is of a primary nature, he is able to acquire first-hand experience of the various technology markets in the region. His current focus includes the government, financial, and energy sectors.

Chris Morris

Chris Morris
Vice President, IDC Asia/Pacific – based in Sydney, Australia

Chris Morris is the Vice President for IDC's Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) Cloud Services and Technology group and of the APeJ Partner and Alliances program. He is also a member of the IDC Worldwide Cloud Services research team and the worldwide Partner and Alliances research team. As the leader of research into the Cloud Services markets in APJ he manages the regional research into all facets of public and private cloud. This includes the IT-focused technology and services as well as the implications for digital business.

Daphne Chung

Daphne Chung
Research Director, Software, IDC Asia/Pacific – based in Singapore

Daphne Chung is a research director with IDC’s Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) Cloud Services and Software research group. Based in Singapore, she focuses on cloud services research with emphasis on cloud software research. Previously, Daphne managed the Asia/Pacific semiannual software tracker program and, together with the team, tracked, analyzed, and delivered insights on key dynamics and opportunities in the software markets as well as related public cloud services markets in the region.

Takashi Manabe

Takashi Manabe
Group Director, Software & Security / IT Spending, IDC Japan

Takashi Manabe is the Group Director of Software & Security and IT Spending research teams in IDC Japan. Mr Manabe's primary responsibility includes the analysis of the dynamics and trends, vendor strategies, and market sizing/modeling of Japan’s enterprise applications and IT security market, and IT spending. He also covers primary area of Unified Communications in Japan, including IP Telephony equipment, IP Contact Center Systems market, IP Conference systems market, Enterprise Mobility system and Messaging/Presence Management system.

Megha Kumar

Megha Kumar
Research Director, Software and Cloud Services, IDC

Megha Kumar heads our software and cloud services research at IDC Canada. She originally joined IDC in 2007 covering the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey region, based out of Dubai, U.A.E. In her previous role at IDC, she regularly provided insights on market dynamics, vendor strategies, and end-user trends across the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey for both global and regional ICT firms as well as public sector organizations.

As a research director, Megha is responsible for managing and delivering projects across technology areas such as cloud services, enterprise applications, software and digital transformation for the Canadian market.

In addition to research, Megha has aided vendors with go-to-market engagements to improve market awareness and provide end users with essential guidance on technology adoption. She regularly interacts with CIOs and IT decision makers regarding their technology preferences, priorities, and concerns.

Megha presents at various industry and vendor conferences. She is often quoted in the media, providing opinions on technologies and market dynamics. She holds a Bachelor’s degree with Honors in Marketing from York University, Canada.

 

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