Guest speaker:  Manjula Talreja, VP Consulting Services, Cisco

Table Topic: Innovation as a Service 

Date and Time: Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015  @ 3pm – 5pm

Location:  Open Innovation Gateway – Powered by FUJITSU

Address: Fujitsu (Building H), 1240 East Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 

Manjula Talreja is a 25-year IT industry veteran who has spent the majority of her career at Cisco, where her extensive experience in general management, business strategy consulting and operations of large scale IT systems has helped guide Cisco business teams through many inflection points. Manjula is currently Vice President of Global Cloud Business Development for Cisco, where she is playing a pivotal role in creating new business models and partnerships with technology vendors, Service Providers (SPs) and System Integrators (SIs) in the growing cloud market. In addition to her focus on key customers and partners, Manjula is taking an expanded role in helping shape the next phase of Cisco’s enterprise cloud strategy.  Leveraging Cisco’s Internet of Everything (IoE) network of networks connected economy, Cisco believes that new cloud-based IoE platforms and exchanges will be created that will allow enterprises and CIOs to consume vertically tailored solutions delivered as a service.  Manjula’s deep understanding of the cloud business and go to market models is being applied to tap into this next-generation cloud market opportunity.

About the Event:

To coincide with the 80th anniversary of Fujitsu, Fujitsu will announce the opening of the Open Innovation Gateway – Powered by FUJITSU on June 23rd. The San Francisco Bay Area is known as the “Innovation Capital of the World” . The Open Innovation Gateway, located in Sunnyvale, is dedicated to activating innovative practices -faster. In partnership with some of the most talented people and progressive institutions in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Open Innovation Gateway will provide a platform from which ideas can connect, grow, and advance out into the world.

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Confirmed Guests:

Mohi Ahmed, Senior Director, Open Innovation Gateway, Fujitsu

Swati Dasgupta, Director of Venture Technology, Siemens Technology-to-Business

Alok Garg, Vice President, Cloud at NTT i3

Mark Hatch, CEO and Co-founder, TechShop

Pradeep Kathail, Chief Technology Officer, Cisco

Duncan Logan, CEO and Founder, Rocketspace

Tango Matsumoto, CTO & CIO, Fujitsu

Mikito Kiname, Corporate Executive Officer, Fujitsu

Desiree Matel-Anderson, CEO at Global Disaster Innovation Group

Steve Myers, Chief Technology Officer, Optum HealthCare

Hiroyuki Sakai, Corporate Executive Officer, EVP, Head of Global Marketing

Todd Schofield, Managing Director, Standard Chartered Bank

Philipp Skogstadd, Senior Director, SAP

Richard Smith, Director, Centre for Digital Media

Amit Varma, Director & Head Strategy & Program Management, HCL

Solomon Darwin, Executive Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation,  Berkeley Haas