The Australian Financial Review  and NetSuite Unveil the Future for Business Transformation and the Cloud Landscape

The Australian Financial Review and NetSuite Unveil the Future for Business Transformation and the Cloud Landscape

Tuesday, 9 October, 2012, Sydney | Thursday, 11 October, Melbourne

Join The Australian Financial Review and NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson in Sydney and Melbourne for the NetSuite Cloud 2012 Tour

You're invited to an exclusive forum on Tuesday, 9th October in Sydney or on Thursday, 11th October in Melbourne, featuring The Australian Financial Review and a panel of industry leaders sharing strategic insights into the future of cloud computing.

Join NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson to explore the current approaches, findings and real-world experiences of cloud adoption and the advancement of the next generation of cloud computing—Commerce as a Service. Discover how leading B2B and B2C Australian companies use cloud technology to transform operations, simplify the commerce experience across all touch points and increase profitability.

Hear The Australian Financial Review unveil new C-Level research conducted in conjunction with Frost & Sullivan that investigates the key challenges facing Australian organisations, including the consumerisation of IT and the growth and demand for multi-channel operations for businesses.

Whether you are transitioning to the cloud or advancing to the next level, this forum offers strategic insights that can help you make the most of your cloud investment.

You'll learn how to:

  • Implement the cloud now to deliver faster time-to-market, time-to-action, and greater organisational agility and competitiveness
  • Gain insights from C-level executives on the competitive advantage their cloud solutions are providing today
  • Transform your customer experience by delivering a seamless cross-channel experience across all customer touchpoints, including mobile, PCs, brick-and-mortar stores, tablets, social platforms, and phones
  • Streamline operations by integrating order processing with critical business processes from fulfillment, to financials, sales and customer service
  • Grow multi-channel sales with real-time visibility of all customer transactions and interactions across any sales channel, international market, and business model.


3:00 p.m. Registration
4:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions
Mark Troselj — Managing Director APAC, NetSuite
4:10 p.m. The Australian Financial Review: "Business Transformation and the Cloud", Beverley Uther, Head of Research, The Australian Financial Review
4:30 p.m. Keynote: "The Next Wave of Cloud Computing"
Zach Nelson, CEO, NetSuite
5:20 p.m. Executive Panel: "How The Cloud Changes Everything"
  • Elders on behalf of Agsure
  • Kitchenware Direct
  • SkincareStore
5:40 p.m. Beverley Head, Technology Journalist Interviews Zach Nelson
6:00 p.m. Q&A
6:30 p.m. Cocktail Networking Reception
7:30 p.m. Wrap Up

Keynote Speakers

Zach Nelson

Zach Nelson
Chief Executive Officer
NetSuite Inc.

Zach Nelson is an accomplished software industry executive and visionary with more than 20 years of leadership experience. His career began with executive positions in marketing, sales, product development and business strategy at some of the most influential and innovative technology companies, including Oracle, Sun Microsystems and McAfee/Network Associates.

CEO of NetSuite since 2002, Nelson led the company's successful IPO in 2007 and its rise from startup to a slate of over 12,000 active companies and subsidiaries. Under Nelson's leadership, NetSuite has grown substantially year-over-year to become one of the industry's leading cloud computing companies. He was named one of the 10 Visionary CEOs of 2008 by

Nelson holds a patent in the field of application integration, and has several others pending approval. He holds B.S. and M.A. degrees from Stanford University.

Beverley UtherBeverley Uther
Head of Research
Australian Financial Review Business Intelligence

Beverley has over 15 years experience in qualitative and quantitative research, in the business and consumer markets with a particular focus on banking, IT and retail and research among business decision-makers.

Sydney Location

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Venue Details
Lower Town Hall, Sydney

483 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02)9265 9189

Entry via: Druitt Street
(Opp Queen Victoria Building)

How to get there:
Closest Train Station Town Hall

The two car parks nearest to
Sydney Town Hall are:
QVB Parking
Phone (02) 9267 1627
Entry and exit via York Street.

St Andrews parking
Phone (02) 9267 6331
464 - 474 Kent Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Melbourne Location

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Venue Details
The Langham Melbourne:
Clarendon Ballroom

1 Southgate Avenue,
Southbank VIC 3006

How to get there:
Closest Train Station: Flinders Street Station. Tram: Take any tram south along St Kilda Road and disembark at the Arts Centre, Stop No. 14.

Closest Car Parks:
Secure Parking Southgate and Wilson Parking Eureka. Secure Parking Southgate is open 24 hours. Access is from either City Road or Southgate Avenue.
Please visit Wilson Parking Eureka.

RSVP for Sydney
RSVP for Melbourne

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the NetSuite Cloud 2012 Tour.

Should you have any questions or need further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly. Natalie Forsyth, Marketing Director APAC, email: or Bianca Beutenmueller, Marketing Manager APAC, email:


9 October 2012

3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Lower Town Hall
483 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Entry via: Druitt Street


11 October 2012

3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
The Langham Melbourne,
1 Southgate Avenue,
Southbank VIC 3006


If you are a finance executive, finance director, controller, operations executive, marketing, sales, ecommerce, or service manager, then this event is for you.

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