September 12, 2017 | Melbourne, VIC
Crown Promenade Melbourne
Crown Promenade Melbourne
Surround yourself with the who's who of the business world.
Dr Jordan Nguyen
Biomedical Engineer, Inventor and TV Presenter
As a regular speaker at Tedx, Dr Jordan has keynoted at prestigious events such as Think Inc.m and Wired for Wonder. Dr Jordan’s mission in life is to improve the lives of as many people as possible and to be a driving force behind positive human and technological evolution into the future. He stays ahead of the next big trends and designs life-changing technologies focusing on intelligent, futuristic and inclusive technology for the disability sector, and beyond. A futurist with vision who also creates and develops.
He believes the relationship between humanity and technology is constantly changing and its role in our lives is becoming more integrated, leading us to a future that is ‘Beyond Superhuman’.
An exciting keynote speaker who engages, empowers, inspires and connects his audiences, Dr Jordan will stretch and expand your mind to discover the extraordinary possibilities today and into the future that have seemingly been pulled straight out of the realms of science fiction.
Director of Technology, Nutanix
Justin Hurst is the Director of Technology for Nutanix, and has been with the company for over four years. He connects with customers and partners worldwide to articulate technical vision for the future of the datacenter, and to help align customer requirements with Nutanix Engineering and R&D. He also works with customers across all verticals to transform their infrastructure to be ready for next-generation applications, while streamlining and simplifying their existing technology footprint.
Prior to Nutanix, Justin worked as a principal consultant specializing in virtualization and technical education. He has spoken worldwide on transformative technological change, and holds certifications from Nutanix, Cisco, VMware, EMC, and GIAC. He tweets at @tomorrowisms.
Senior Vice President, Engineering, Nutanix
Rajiv has held various engineering leadership roles in the areas of networking and application security. Most recently, he was vice president of engineering at Citrix where he led research and development on the NetScaler product line. Prior to joining Citrix, Rajiv was a co-founder and vice president of engineering at Teros, a pioneering company in the area of application firewalls. Teros was acquired by Citrix in 2005. Rajiv holds a Ph.D. from Yale University and a BTech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
Senior Vice President & Head of Asia Pacific & Japan, Nutanix
Matt Young is Senior Vice President and Head of Asia Pacific and Japan for Nutanix, and is responsible for leading all aspects of Nutanix’s operations across the region, including leading sales and support, business planning and strategy development, customer care, management of Nutanix’s country offices, and Nutanix’s alliances and channels partner strategy across the region, while ensuring a superior customer experience.
Mr. Young brings over 25 years of global sales and executive management to Nutanix, growing and scaling emerging technology companies.
Prior to joining Nutanix, he served as Vice President of Asia Pacific for Nicira Networks which was acquired by VMware in 2012 for $1.2B. Nicira was an award-winning, privately-held, network virtualization company which pioneered a new model for software-defined networking, which enables the dynamic creation of virtual network infrastructure and services that are completely decoupled and independent from the physical network hardware. During his more than 20 years in the technology industry, Matt has served on the executive management teams of Blue Coat Systems, Fortinet, Cosine, ACT Networks, Lucent Technologies and Transition Networks and led these companies from their earliest stages through rapid growth, IPOs, acquisitions and mergers. Matt has a dynamic reputation and a deep track record in building high performance sales, marketing and global operations teams.
Matt received his bachelor of individualized studies and a minor in Chinese and Japanese from the University of Minnesota.