The NetSuite Business Cloud Event: Sydney

12 October, 2010 | 15:30 – 19:30pm | InterContinental Sydney

The Cloud Changes Everything

Please join us for NetSuite's Business Cloud Event on Tuesday, 12 October, at the InterContinental Sydney to find out how cloud computing is transforming the financial and business operations of companies all over the world.

You'll hear from Zach Nelson, CEO of NetSuite, and an expert panel of executives who have moved their key business operations to the cloud—and are slashing IT costs and driving high performance as a result.

What You'll Learn

At this event, you'll learn:

  • What the buzz around cloud computing is all about—and why it's becoming a business priority
  • Why cloud computing is the faster, more efficient, cheaper and greener way to deploy ERP
  • Strategies for managing your multi-subsidiary and multinational operations, gain local control and visibility, and simplify multi-currency financial consolidation
  • How real-time dashboards, analytics and continuous planning can give your company a competitive advantage.


15:30–16:00pm Registration
16:00–16:15pm Welcome and Introductions
Zach Nelson, CEO, NetSuite
16:15–16:45pm "How the Cloud Transforms Business Management"
Zach Nelson, CEO, NetSuite
16:45–17:00pm Demonstration: NetSuite, iPad and Google Apps
17:00–17:45pm Executive Panel: "Where the Cloud Means Business"
- Paul Brooke, Operations Manager, BearingPoint
- David Mills, Founder, Chef's Toolbox
- David Owyong, Financial Controller, Virgin Money
- James Pegum, CEO, Parrimark

17:45–18:15pm Q&A
18:15–19:30pm Cocktails and Networking
19:30pm Wrap Up

Zach Nelson
President and Chief Executive Officer
NetSuite Inc.

Zach Nelson's 20-year career spans executive positions in marketing, sales, product development and business strategy at some of the most influential and innovative technology companies, including Oracle Corporation, Sun Microsystems and McAfee. In 2000, as CEO of McAfee subsidiary, Nelson delivered the industry's first Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) security solution for business. Before that, Nelson was Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at Oracle, where he was responsible for global marketing strategy and implementation. At Sun, he drove the marketing and branding of the first version of the Solaris operating system and led the product and corporate marketing efforts at the company's SunSoft division.

CEO of NetSuite since 2002, Nelson led the company's successful IPO in 2007 and its rise from startup to a leading cloud computing company in the industry. He holds B.S. and M.A. degrees from Stanford University.

Venue Details

InterContinental Sydney
117 Macquarie St.
Sydney, NSW 2000

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