Join us for a day of IT and data centre technology experience. At Innovation Summit 2017, you will learn from inspirational industry leaders, discover latest trends and strategies to benefit organisations from 2017 and well into the future. Connect with the full data centre ecosystem of Cloud & Colocation Providers, End-users, Technology Alliance Partners, and the Channel to bring certainty in a connected world.

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  • Speakers Todd Sampson

    Todd is an adventurer, award-winning documentary-maker, television presenter and businessman. He is the co-creator of the Earth Hour initiative, one of the largest environmental movements in history. The Financial Review and News Limited ranked him as one of the most influential executives in Australia. Todd sits on the Board of Directors of both Fairfax and Qantas. 

    Todd is also the breakout star of the hit ABC show the Gruen Planet and a co-host on the Channel 10 news show, The Project. He is the writer, producer and host of the award-winning documentary series Redesign My Brain, Discovery International adventure-science series, BodyHack and most recently Life on the Line. 

    Outside of work, Todd enjoys mountaineering and has climbed to the top of Mount Everest unguided.

    Todd Sampson
  • Speakers Gareth O'Reilly

    Zone President, Australia and New Zealand
    Schneider Electric

    Gareth O’Reilly is the Zone President for Schneider Electric, Australia & New Zealand. Gareth, Irish by birth and calling Australia home, has enjoyed an extensive and international career within the energy & software industry, gaining experience in Europe, South East Asia and Australia. Prior to joining Schneider Electric, Gareth enjoyed roles with Alcatel, Invensys & Power-One in the telecommunications, renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors. He has seen lived in Singapore, Hong Kong and Switzerland with roles in operations, marketing, sales and general management.

    Gareth O'Reilly
  • Speakers Joe Craparotta

    Vice President IT Business
    Vice President Strategic Segments
    Schneider Electric

    Joe Craparotta is a 20 year veteran of the IT industry who has been fortunate enough to have experience in many of the technological convergence shifts seen in the industry to date. After starting out early in his career as a founding partner of Indicium Technology Group his entrepreneurial and inquisitive style continued to draw him towards other technology firms. Joe’s current role sees him leading a business unit heavily involved in the convergence of technology and energy networks and is responsible for helping energy and infrastructure providers prepare for a changing future.

    Joe Craparotta
  • Speakers Andrew Kirker

    General Manager - Data Centres, Pacific
    Schneider Electric

    Andrew Kirker has more than 20 years' experience in the information technology and data centre industries across both Australia and New Zealand. Andrew is a renowned thought leader on data centre technology solutions and trends. In 2015, he was appointed General Manager for the Data Centre business of Schneider Electric reinforcing Schneider Electric’s commitment to building high reliability, energy efficient facilities. Andrew has been involved in over 500 turnkey enterprise, government and service provider data centres helping customers reduce capital and operational expenses through modularity and energy efficiency.

    Andrew Kirker
    • Data Centers In the Cloud and at the Edge

      Leading IT industry experts discuss the latest trends, challenges and opportunities in the data center market.


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