Why You Need A Smart Multi-Experience Digital Strategy. Now. The digital experience of your business matters – is it consistent and engaging?

18th April 2022, India

Virtual Event Series

Hosted By

HCL Software

Date: Monday, 18th April 2022

Time: 10 – 11am (IST)




Synopsis and overview of the session

In a rapidly evolving digital environment, businesses have a myriad of ways to connect and interact with customers. From mobile to conversational and interactive apps, enterprises are increasingly relying on technology that can meet consumers where they are. In order to build these apps, businesses need a low-code application development platform for professional developers that delivers multi-experience apps out of the box. The game-changer is the “build once and deploy across multiple touches” approach.

The objective is always to deliver better services, enable self-service, sell something, build better relationships, or help their constituents achieve an outcome. With multiple digital touchpoints and outcomes, delivering a consistent brand experience across all channels is key. This landscape is continually shifting to meet the needs of the business, the competition and the consumer. That means any IT investment needs to be agile, provide cutting edge tools, and must be proven to scale from hundreds to millions of users.

As Gartner notes, “By 2023, more than 25% of the mobile apps, progressive web apps and conversational apps at large enterprises will be built and/or run through a multi-experience development platform (MXDP).”

Focus Network in partnership with HCL Software is hosting an exclusive virtual roundtable event, bringing leading digital transformation executives to discuss the topic of Why You Need A Smart Multiexperience Digital Strategy. Now., with a handful of senior executives in an informal setting from which you will emerge with new strategies and solutions you can immediately put to work.


Devang Desai - HCL

Devang Desai, Senior Regional Sales Director, APAC, HCL Software

Devang Desai serves as Senior Regional Sales Director for HCL Digital Solutions’ India / South Asia market from April 2021 and responsible for overall growth of the business across the region. Prior to that, he was managing HCL DS for APAC (excluding ANZ) since his joining with HCL family in July 2020.

Devang has joined HCL in July 2020 and prior to that, he has worked with large organizations like IBM, Wipro, LogMeIn under various capacities, roles & responsibilities and also had been entrepreneur for couple of years with overall professional experience of more than 25 years across roles, industries & locations in India.

Devang is a post graduate in Marketing from Symbiosis Pune and having engineering diploma from technical education board, Gujarat has keen interest in Chess, financial markets and informal networking.


Andrew Milroy

Andrew Milroy, Founder, Veqtor8

Andrew Milroy is the founder of Veqtor8, a digital risk advisory firm, based in Singapore. His work involves empowering organisations to manage risk more effectively.

He is a well-known technology thought leader and speaker in the APAC region. Since moving to Singapore in 2011, he has held regional leadership roles with Frost & Sullivan, IDC, Nelson-Hall and Ovum (now Omdia). These roles have also given him the opportunity to live and work in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia.

He has been providing advisory services relating to cybersecurity for over 20 years. In his 10 years at Frost & Sullivan, Andrew grew the technology business into one of APAC’s leading sources of cybersecurity research and consulting services. Andrew works closely with leading buyers and vendors of cybersecurity products and services. Andrew is frequently invited to speak, chair and moderate at major technology events. He is also widely quoted in the press and often appears on broadcast media, including BBC, CNBC, Bloomberg and Channel News Asia.

About HCL Software

HCL Software is a division of HCL Technologies (HCL) that operates its primary software business. It develops, markets, sells, and supports over 20 product families in the areas of DevSecOps, Automation, Digital Solutions, Data Management, Marketing and Commerce, and Mainframes.

HCL Software has offices and labs around the world to serve thousands of customers.

Its mission is to drive ultimate customer success with their IT investments through relentless innovation of its products.


Patrick Wessel

Patrick Wessel, Senior Director, Digital Solutions Global GTM, HCL Software

Patrick Wessel is Senior Director, Digital Solutions Global GTM at HCL Software.

Is this role, Patrick is responsible for supporting all aspects from Sales, Marketing and Enablement for HCL’s Low Code business.
Before joining HCL Patrick was a Global Black Belt for Microsoft’s Power Platform.  There he was involved in supporting pre-sales activities to their largest customers.

Andi Johan

Andi Johan, Senior Director, ASEAN, HCL Software

Andi Johan leads HCL Software’s Digital Solutions software business in the South East Asia region, and is responsible for the growth and performance of the digital solution business division, which includes Collaboration and Multi Experience/Low Code Application Development Platform.

A seasoned IT and business management professional, Andi has spent more than a decade with IBM as ASEAN Executive leading Collaboration business, and then with Salesforce as Strategic Account Director prior to joining HCL in end of May 2021, where he was instrumental in growing revenues for the ASEAN key markets. Andi has also been an executive advisor to key customers in the area of digital transformation, and customer experience.

Andi is based at HCL’s Regional Headquarter in Singapore.

Agenda at a glance

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – Registration & networking

4.00 pm – 4.05pm – Welcome address

4.05 pm – 5.15pm – 3 course lunch served4.05 pm – 4.45pm – Embracing disruption in the financial services industry: A Privacy versus Security conundrum – Amanda Chan, BlackBerry

4.45 pm – 5.15pm – Demo

5.15pm – 5.45pm – Discussion

5.45 pm – 6pm – Closing remarks

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