Panel Leads Discussion on Building a Successful Cloud Delivery Programme

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The 3rd Annual CIO Leaders Summit Hong Kong hosted a panel discussion on Building a Successful Cloud Delivery Programme. Moderated by former Asia Head of Infrastructure for J.P Morgan Chase, Tim Taylor, the panel spoke on topics such as Business Case, Build, Migration and Operational Management. Tim led two functions within JPMorgan’s Global Technology Infrastructure (GTI) over his four years with the company. One of Tim’s functions was as Head of APAC Compute Infrastructure Services. Tim was accountable for the entire Compute Infrastructure product portfolio, also providing a direct engagement model to the business, delivering service management in a consultative model. Tim also served as the CTO for Hong Kong where he bartered with HK businesses to ensure delivery across all core infrastructure services.


Also joining the panel was Jacqueline Teo, Head of IT for Telstra. Jacqueline oversees the portfolio and the delivery of IT services at Telstra. With over 18 years experience, she was previously the CIO of Tabcorp Gaming and International. She has also held senior technology roles at Foxtel, a subsidiary of Telstra Corporation. Previously joining Foxtel, Jacqueline managed the Communications, Media and Entertainment businesses across Asia Pacific for Hewlett Packard and KPMG.


Fui Ping, APJ Cloud Chief Technologist for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, was also a panelist. Fui Ping is experienced in both design and implementation of Cloud Solutions in the Public Sector and Telco Service Provider industry. She has been vital in assisting customers define their cloud business goals, mapping it to a cloud roadmap journey and then customising it to an implantable cloud solution design. As the HP’s Cloud Chief Technologist for the Public Sector, Fui Ping seeks to propagate the G-Cloud successes.


The final panelist was Mark Griffith, Former General Manager Infrastructure for Cathay Pacific. Responsible for the strategic day-to-day operations for the IT department and was member of the senior IT Leadership group and accountable for nearly half of the Cathay Pacific’s IT Team. Working with the executive directors of the Airline to establish streams of work ranging from workplace transformation, security modernisation, development of a hybrid cloud platform and the transformation to two new software defined data centres.


Together the panel discussed topics from Business Case, Build, Migration and finally Operational Management; what changes are required of the team, processes and support partners to make a successful Cloud implementation.