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Lai Phong Tran

Lai Phong Tran
Regional Technology Strategist, SAS

Lai Phong Tran is responsible for providing thought leadership in creating and implementing technology roadmaps for customers.  He champions best practice architecture and deployment, operates as a domain expert in SAS solutions for Hadoop, Big Data, platform modernisation, EDW/BI transformation, High-Performance Analytics, Enterprise Decision Management and Enterprise Architecture, supporting customers throughout South Asia.

He’s been with SAS since 1992, and has held various positions from across divisions. He has supported numerous projects ranging from Finance, Telecommunications to Utility and Government including Commonwealth Bank of Australia, RHB, Standard Chartered Bank, Krungsri Group, Allianz, Optus and Origin Energy.

Joe Lee Cloudera

Joe Lee
Regional Sales Director, ASEAN, Cloudera

Joseph Lee is a 14 year technology executive where he has focused on data management, automation, and cloud technology. He currently serves as Director of ASEAN Sales at Cloudera, the leader in Apache Hadoop where he has helped top telcos, financial firms, and governments monetize their data. He is an educated speaker on how organizations monetize Hadoop and can increase productivity with analytics.

Prior to serving as ASEAN Director, he managed the U.S. Northwest at Cloudera working with top telecommunications companies, financial firms, technology companies, and retailers monetize their big data management challenges. Joseph spent the first 13 years of his career serving as Director at Cisco for the U.S. Cloud Team and Manager for APJ. He joined Cisco in 2008 via the TIDAL Software acquisition.

Damian Ryan

Damian Ryan
Director for Data Center Solutions, Cisco APJ

Damian Ryan is Cisco’s Director for Data Center Solutions APJ. Customers are increasingly looking to gain new business insights from the fast amount of structured and unstructured data that they retain. Cisco provides platforms and management software that enable customers to rapidly deploy and easily manage Big Data Analytics environments.

Damian has over 30 years experience architecting, designing and implementing data center environments. He has consulted at British Telecom, Brocade Communications, NatWest Bank and started his IT career at the UK retailer Tesco. At NatWest Damian was part of the team that designed and deployed a multi-million dollar 80,000 sq ft 1MW green field Data Center facility.


March 19, 2015 (Thursday)


02:30 pm to 05:45 pm - Business Session

05:45 pm to 07:00 pm - Cocktails & Socials


Makati A and B Ballroom,
Makati Shangri-la Hotel,
Makati City


Feel free to contact the following:

Jade Regaliza or Issa Patindol
Marketing Department


Tel. No.: (+632) 792-2200



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