The NetSuite Business Cloud Event: Singapore

6 October, 2010 | 15:30 – 19:30pm | The Fullerton Hotel Singapore

Larry Ellison's Other Company Shows You How to
Bring Your Business to the Cloud

When Oracle CEO Larry Ellison co-founded NetSuite in 1998, a new standard was set for implementing business management software faster and more cost effectively. The era of running your business in the cloud had arrived.

Please join us for NetSuite's Business Cloud Event on Wednesday, 6 October, 2010, at the Fullerton Hotel Singapore to find out how cloud computing is transforming the financial and business operations of companies all over the world.

You will 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 excitement 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 to manage 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
16:00–16:30pm Welcome and Introductions
Zach Nelson, CEO, NetSuite
16:30–17:00pm "Embracing a Winning Cloud"
Chia Wee Boon, CEO, NCS
17:00–17:45pm "How the Cloud Transforms Business Management"
Zach Nelson, CEO, NetSuite
17:45–18:15pm Executive Panel: "Where the Cloud Means Business"
–Laura Deal, Executive Director, AmCham Singapore
–Kristian Bowry, Head of Technology, AMM Holdings
–Reginald Singh, CFO, Knowledge Universe

18:15–18:30pm Q&A
18:30–19:30pm 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.

Chia Wee Boon
Chief Executive Officer

Mr Chia Wee Boon was appointed NCS' Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on 1 July 2010.

Mr Chia first joined NCS as the Chief Operations Officer on 1 Jun 2009. Prior to joining NCS, Mr Chia was the Senior Vice-President for Worldwide Alliance Sales in the Technology Solutions Group sales organization for HP where he was responsible for effectively engaging and leveraging Systems Integrators and Outsourcers globally. In this role, based in Palo Alto, Mr Chia led a global team responsible for growing HP's business with Accenture, BearingPoint, Capgemini, Deloitte, Infosys, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Tata Consultancy Group, Wipro, and other Systems Integrators and Outsourcers.

Mr Chia began his career in HP in 1982 as a systems engineer. Since then, he has accumulated experience across HP's diverse business units and has also held a series of senior positions in the company, including Senior Vice President for Sales in the Technology Solutions Group, Asia-Pacific & Japan (APJ), Senior Vice President of the APJ Customer Solutions Group, Vice President of the APJ Customer Support Business and Managing Director of HP Singapore and South East Asia.

Mr Chia is a member of various committees and boards including the Singapore Police Association for National Servicemen, the Civil Defence Association for National Servicemen and the National Institute of Education Council. He previously served on the boards of National Heritage Board; International Enterprise Singapore; Singapore Land Authority; the Ministry of Education's Committee to Review Upgrading Opportunity at Degree Level; Economic Review Committee (ERC), sub-committee for Policies Related to Taxation, the Central Provident Fund system, Wages and Land; and the Singapore Green Plan 2012 Coordinating Committee.

Venue Details

The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
1 Fullerton Square
Singapore 049178
(65) 6877 8121

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