Insight into enterprise IT priorities for 2016 – driving competitive advantage

Enterprises are fighting to make their IT infrastructures a competitive advantage for the business. Red Hat and IDC are bringing together Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Intel and SAP at a roundtable event to discuss the issues driving the trend; from platform modernisation and big data analytics to the internet of things. The panellists will draw from their experience working with the world’s largest companies and will explore how these learnings translate to IT priorities for enterprises in 2016. Do not to miss this informative session to gain exclusive tanding of the priorities for CIOs and their teams in 2016 and beyond. Watch now!

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Red Hat | Hewlett Packard Enterprise | Intel | IDC


Rupert Holzbauer

HP Enterprise Rupert Holzbauer
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, SAP Alliance Director EMEA, Director SAP Competence Center EMEA

Rupert Holzbauer is the Director of the SAP Alliance and the SAP Competence Center for EMEA. Rupert has been working for Hewlett Packard Enterprise since 1994. His professional career includes over 20 years of experience in SAP pre-sales and sales. He has held several management positions, culminating today as managing the HPE European SAP Competence Center in Walldorf, as well as the European Alliance to SAP. Prior to joining HPE, Rupert acquired experience with Apple as a technical consultant. Rupert holds a degree in engineering from the Technical University of Munich.

Stephan Gillich

Intel Stephan Gillich
Intel EMEA, Director Technical Compute Marketing

Stephan Gillich is Director of Technical Computing for the Intel EMEA Datacenter Group. His responsibilities include the positioning of various Intel products in HPC and workstation environment. Together with his cross-site and inter-organizational team, Stephan Gillich plans and implements strategies for the European region and the Middle East.

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Mathias Kaldenhoff

SAP Mathias Kaldenhoff
SAP, Head of Business Development Platform Solutions

Mathias Kaldenhoff has about two decades of experience in business technology. After studying academic human discipline and economic computer science he focusses on Data and Process Management, as well as on Big Data, Realtime Enterprise Platform, Realtime Analytics, Mobile and Value Selling. He released for publications in various media. After serving in management positions in consulting, technical presales and sales, today he is responsible for business development for SAP HANA Platform at SAP Germany SE & Co. KG.

Dirk Kissinger

Red Hat Dirk Kissinger
Red Hat, Senior Manager, OEM Sales and Alliances EMEA

Dirk Kissinger leads the strategy development and execution of Red Hat's work with its strategic partners, including global system/hardware vendors, their integration and services practises, and the Alliances with SAP and Intel for Europe, Middle East and Africa. His organisation is managing the alignment and adoption of Red Hat solutions through joint initiatives with these partners.

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Philip Carter

IDC Philip Carter
IDC, Vice President, European Software

Philip Carter is vice president for the European Enterprise Infrastructure and Software Group. He leads a team of analysts that cover the infrastructure, middleware, and applications software markets and is tasked with writing and presenting on broader enterprise infrastructure software trends and the impact of emerging technology areas such as Big Data, cloud, mobility, and social as they relate to the European region.

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Julian Tanner

axicom Moderator: Julian Tanner
AxiCom, Chairman, and Cohn & Wolfe, Global Technology Leader

Julian is Chairman of AxiCom and Global Technology Leader of Cohn & Wolfe. With over 25 years in the tech PR industry Julian has worked with most of the major technology brands and, as importantly, has guided many smaller companies to become the major brands that they are today. On completion of a MSC in Chemistry and Biochemistry from Durham University Julian began his career in technology PR in 1985. He has since covered almost all areas of the industry, from component electronics to systems software, and from mobile devices to mainframe computers.

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