Guest Keynote Speaker

Anna Bligh

The Honourable Anna Bligh

Former Premier of Queensland

Anna Bligh is a widely recognized and acknowledged Australian leader. In 2007 Anna became a household name when she became the first female Premier of Queensland, but her legacy as a State leader will be the exceptional leadership she provided to the State, and the Nation, in the face of the tragedy of the Queensland flood and storm disasters of 2011. Anna entered politics in 1995, and held several major portfolios in the Queensland Government.

Anna Bligh


Chairman of Pacific Brands, former CEO of McDonald's Australia

Peter Bush's long and successful career in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) started when he was employed by Johnson & Johnson out of university. Since then, he has held senior roles with many leading companies including, S. C. Johnson, Foote Cone Belding, Reckitt & Coleman, Ampol/Caltex and Arnotts and was CEO of AGB/McNair, Schwarzkopf Australasia, and McDonald's. He also set up his own successful consulting business attracting an impressive list of blue chip clients.

Gartner Keynote Speakers

Gartner Opening Keynote: Non-Stop IT — Delivering the Integrated Data Center

Emerging trends in the use of data centers, integrating cloud like services, and the increased need to deliver IT services continuously, worldwide, at minimal risk is driving a new model of data center strategies. These can include the use of on-premise, hosting, colocation, cloud services and hyper-connected facilities to deliver non-stop IT for the business. What are the drivers for the integrated data center? How will the integrated data center evolve?

Matthew J. Boon
  • Matthew J. Boon
  • Managing Vice President
  • Gartner
Michele C. Caminos
  • Michele C. Caminos
  • Managing Vice President
  • Gartner

Gartner Closing Keynote: The Top Ten Takeaways — Your Action Plan for 2015/2016

Join the leading global analysts as we distil the two days of content into the "must address" actionable top ten issues highlighted during the Summit. This session will help you prioritize your objectives as you look to put into practice much of what you heard.

Rolf Jester
  • Michael Warrilow
  • Research Director
  • Gartner


Case Study Speakers

  • Fabian Iannarella
  • Team Leader, Service Capability,
  • IOOF Holdings

Gartner Analyst Speakers

Ahlm, Eric
Boon, Matthew J
Butler, Andrew
Caminos, Michele C.
Cappuccio, David J.
Cox, Roger W.
Ferraro, Mick
Haight, Cameron
Leong, Lydia
Leow, Adrian
Longwood, Jim
Munch, Bjarne
Naegle, Robert
Solanki, Sanil
Troni, Federica
Waite, Alan D
Warrilow, Michael

Interactive Analyst Guide

View the 16 Gartner analysts that will be on-site, and their sessions and profiles.