HPE Discover More Auckland 2023

Modernise your business, edge to cloud

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Thursday, November 16

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Registration, welcome tea break and HPE Discover Showcase

9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.

Opening by Emcee

Bridget Batchelar, Wellington Sales Lead, HPE New Zealand

9:10 a.m. - 09:45 a.m.

Keynote - Modernise your business, edge to cloud.

Colin Henderson, Managing Director, HPE NZ

Customer Spotlight - Nic Olivier, Head of Platforms, BNZ

09:45 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.

Intel – Accelerating growth through innovation

Peter Kerney, Enterprise Solution Architect, Intel Australia

10:05 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.

Create your AI advantage!

Gerald David, Chief Technology Officer, HPE New Zealand

10:35 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.

Morning Tea

11:05 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.

Simplify and modernise your hybrid IT with HPE Compute

Pat Matthews, Director & General Manager, Compute, HPC & Data Solutions, HPE South Pacific

11:25 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

Digital game changers – Fireside Chat

Sam Excell, Partners, and Alliances, HPE New Zealand

Simon Lamb, National Architecture & Security Manager, St John

12:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Sponsor Breakout Sessions:

Intel - Accelerate Innovation in Silicon

VMware - Private AI foundation with HPE GreenLake for VCF

Commvault – Next-gen data security for the hybrid world

1:05 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Networking Lunch

1:50 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.

Next generation compute engineered for your hybrid and AI world, from the edge to the cloud.

Anthony Sanelli, Head of Core Compute & Data Solutions, HPE Australia


Hybrid by design, not by accident

Neil Evans, Director Cloud Services, HPE South Pacific

& Paula Pendray, Director SMB & Channel, Financial Services, HPE South Pacific

2:15 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Simplifying data management in a hybrid cloud world

Andrew Hood, Sales Manager, Data Management & Storage, HPE South Pacific


Sustainability – Moral imperative and competitive advantage

Jayaprada K, Sustainability Lead, HPE Hybrid Solutions, HPE Asia Pacific

2:40 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Giving enterprises a secure access service edge

Andrew Fox, Country Manager, HPE Aruba Networking New Zealand


AI - Future-proof your foundation for AI and analytics

Ridhav Mahajan, CTO & Head of HPE Ezmeral Asia Pacific

3:10 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Guest Speaker

Melissa Clark-Reynolds, Futurist, Strategist and Professional Director

3:50 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.

Thank you and prize draws

3:55 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Networking and Drinks

Note: Agenda is subject to change.

Platinum sponsors

Gold sponsors

Silver sponsors

Park Hyatt Auckland

99 Halsey Street

Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand