Frost & Sullivan and NetSuite Unveil the Future for Business Transformation and the Cloud Landscape

Frost & Sullivan and NetSuite Unveil the Future for Business Transformation and the Cloud Landscape

Tuesday, 16 October 2012, Singapore

Join Frost & Sullivan and NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson in Singapore on Tuesday, 16 October 2012 to Find Out How.

You're invited to an exclusive forum on Tuesday, 16th October featuring Frost & Sullivan 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 Singapore companies use cloud technology to transform operations, simplify the commerce experience across all touch points and increase profitability.

Hear Frost & Sullivan unveil new C-Level research that investigates the key challenges facing Singapore organisations and examines the reasons why the consumerisation of IT is making multi-channel operations an imperative 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. Frost & Sullivan: "Business Transformation and the Cloud", Andrew Milroy, Vice President, ICT, Frost & Sullivan
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"
  • Knowledge Universe
  • Evita Peroni
  • M.Tech
5:40 p.m. Cesar Bacani, Editor CFO Innovation Asia Interviews Zach Nelson
6:00 p.m. Q&A
6:30 p.m. Free 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 UtherAndrew Milroy
Vice President, ICT
Frost & Sullivan

Andrew Milroy is Vice President for ICT Research at Frost & Sullivan, Asia Pacific and joined the firm in 2006. He is responsible for Frost & Sullivan's research and advisory services across the region.

Andrew has spent more than17 years in the ICT industry. He has held senior management roles at IDC and co-founded, NelsonHall, a successful outsourcing advisory firm in the United States. Andrew's recent work has been focused upon the development of cloud computing expertise within Frost & Sullivan in Australia, the Asia Pacific region and globally. He has gained a reputation as one of the leading cloud computing experts.

Andrew frequently delivers presentations to a variety of audiences. He has been quoted widely in the press including 'The Financial Times', The Wall Street Journal and 'Business Week'. He has also appeared on broadcast media globally including CNN, BBC, Sky and CNBC. Andrew holds a BSc, an MA in Communication in Computing and an MBA from MGSM. He also holds a diploma in Marketing from UK-based Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Beverley UtherCesar Bacani
CFO Innovation Asia

Cesar Bacani has been Editor-in-Chief of CFO Innovation since 2009. He is a finance and business journalist, research editor, and opinion columnist with special interest in accounting, finance, business, and investing in China. He was previously Research Editor of CFO Asia Research Services, a unit of The Economist Group, and Contributing Editor of CFO Asia, a specialist publication of The Economist Group that ceased publication in 2009.

He is the author of The China Investor (John Wiley, 2003) and was Business Editor and Personal Finance Editor of Asiaweek Magazine, the Time Warner publication that was closed in 2000. Cesar is a published poet and short story writer who has been honoured with several awards, including the prestigious Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature in his native Philippines.


Raffles Hotel Singapore
1 Beach Road,
Singapore 189673
Seah Street Entrance
for easy access to The Ballroom

How to get there:  Raffles Hotel is located in the heart of Singapore's business and civic district, just 20 minutes from Changi Airport and a two-minute ride on the Mass Rapid Transit (train) from the bustling Orchard Road shopping strip. Raffles Hotel is within walking distance to Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre and Esplanade—Theatres on the Bay.


RSVP here

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:


16 October 2012

3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Please join us for free drinks afterwards.


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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