Vish is an internationally reputed Enterprise
Architecture (EA) consultant, trainer, advisor and implementation programme
manager. He is result oriented and well known for his strategic and analytical
abilities. With a broad experience in IT services, strategy, new business set
up and new technology solutions and products, he is a well-rounded and complete
Enterprise Architecture professional, bringing all of his 35 years of IT
experience into the EA practice focussing on delivering excellent value to
customers. Vish has presented papers in a number of International conferences
on leading edge EA topics, based on his real life experiences with blue chip
clients such as Johnson & Johnson, Proctor & Gamble, AXA (France)
Zurich, Applied Materials, CISCO (India/China/Australia) and
Westpac/Commonwealth Bank/IAG (Australia), GEL, NUS (Singapore) and Govt.
agencies (New Zealand). He has certified and mentored several hundreds of
professionals, both business and IT, and has invariably received excellent
feedback on his skills, knowledge and practical orientation. Vish has a
culturally sensitive approach to EA skills transfer, having had experiences
with clients in all of the major continents. Vish has championed several EA
initiatives and is the founder chairperson of AOGEA Sydney, the first chapter
to be formulated outside of the North America.
Peter Smith - Sydney
Peter Smith is an IT
Consultant with over 25 years’ experience in the IT industry. Peter's
background is in application development and has progressed and Consultant for
the Asia region. through a career including roles as Business analysis,
Development Management, Project management, Programme management, Senior IT
executive and Consultant. Peters experience includes 20 years in Financial
Services including seven years based in Europe and Asia working for a top 3
International Financial Services company where he was the senior IT manager.
Peter is a certified practitioner of TOGAF and is also familiar with the IBM
Application Portfolio Assessment methodology. Peter has completed strategy work
for a number of large Financial Services companies in Australia and Asia. These
strategies cover a range of applications and technologies in Insurance,
Banking, Superannuation and Investments.
Robert Peake - Sydney
Robert is a leading authority on the ‘architecturally managed
enterprise’; a set of concepts and practices developed over 25 years as a
senior executive and a consultant in the alignment of business requirements
with IT Services. After four years as a senior IBM representative, he was
a founding Director of James Martin’s first consulting company in Australia.
His experience in establishing strategic management capabilities in large,
multinational organisations and whole of governments has developed a competency
in the strategic application of technology to the business of large
organisations. He is also naturally skilled in the effective management
and motivation of people at all levels in large organisations. Prior to
his role as the Principal Consultant – Asia Pacific with META Group, Robert
consulted to Fortune 500 and government organisations across the Asia Pacific
region in strategic management, and technology management. He has held
several senior management positions, including 5 years as global CIO on the
Executive Committee of the New Zealand’s largest company, NZI Corporation and
as Regional CIO for Scotland’s largest company, General Accident Pacific.
Robert is TOGAF certified
and has a B.Sc. Engineering degree from the University of NSW and studied the
MBA at Macquarie University.
Inder Mohan Kapoor - Singapore
Inder is a seasoned business manager with a rich and
diverse background. He has held senior positions in leading multinational IT
organizations like IBM, Unisys, Digital, Compaq and Hewlett Packard. As Director
Service Fulfilment for Compaq Asia Pacific, he managed the functions of
Technical Support, Call Centres, Service Readiness, Escalation Management and
Global Accounts project management. Inder has extensive senior management
experience in Business unit management, Professional services, operational management
of large workforces and end-to-end service fulfilment processes. Inder is TOGAF
Ronald A. Fons - Hong Kong
Ronald Fons has 30 years’
experience in infrastructure operations, enterprise architecture consulting for
financial services industry, founding and managing network integration
consulting companies, subject matter expert in retail banking branch
automation, financial markets, high performance trading, technical and business
architectures for regulated exchanges and sell side firms, regional marketing
management for Enterprise Architecture and Service Oriented Architecture,
regional marketing management for financial services industry, and
certification authority for international standards organisation the Open Group
for TOGAF. Ronald has lived in Beijing and Hong Kong concurrently since 1987
and worked extensively in throughout Asia Pacific. Ron is TOGAF certified.
Ian is a TOGAF certified professional consultant and
has over 40 years of experience in the IT and telecommunications industries,
with much of his last 20 years being spent primarily as an independent
consultant dealing with telecommunications service providers. He has
gained broad experience working with a diversity of companies in Australia,
Europe, the US and Asia. Ian has a reputation as someone who can turn his hand
to a broad range of activities – from system, network and enterprise
architectures, through project management. His primary expertise is in
the definition of IT and business architectures at various levels and the
design of processes, both manual and automated. During the past fifteen years,
Ian has participated in a large number of consulting assignments, both inside
and outside Australia, for both Government and private organisations. He
is the author of two books on IT subject matter. Recent Achievements includedefinition
of operation support system architecture for a UK mobile telephony operator,
definition of operations support system architecture for an Asian full-service
communications company and delivery of an EA course in Beijing, China.
Competencies includetechnology consulting, project and programme
management, architecture definition and implementation, process definition and
implementation and technology training.
Puneet is a TOGAF Certified Enterprise Architect and
an ICT Strategist who focusses on providing technology risk and information
security consulting to assist organisations manage ambiguity associated with
ICT risk and information security decisions. He has established Enterprise ICT
Operating Excellence across various industry segments and has gained invaluable
experience working through a cross section of industries that include but are
not limited to banking & capital markets, resources organisations,
manufacturing companies, and Australian government departments. He has held senior
management positions at global organisations like Cadbury Schweppes,
PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM. Acting as a catalyst for change he is
experienced working at an executive level within organisations providing
strategic direction and support for development and rollout of technology
roadmaps, establishment of architecture competencies, development of IT
security governance and architecture frameworks and rollout of ITIL based
service delivery programmes & transition projects. Puneet has the ability
to translate strategy into operational deliverables and help achieve results in
line with business strategy and organisational goals. Puneet is a Certified
ITIL ICT Master and also holds the Certified Information Security Manager
Prakash has over 30 years
of IT experience and has progressed through a career including roles as
technical analysis, application design, development, testing &
implementation, Project management, Program management, Business Development
and strategic Accounts Management. His industry experience includes Media &
Entertainment, Banking & Financial Services, Manufacturing, Insurance and
Government. He has managed large project engagements in USA, Germany, UK,
Australia, New Zealand, Bahrain and India. He has worked in leading global IT
Companies like TCS, Satyam, HCL and Hexaware and executed projects across
different service areas like development, technology reengineering, process
reengineering, upgrades, migration, testing, infrastructure management and
business process outsourcing. Prakash is a certified practitioner of TOGAF 9.
Parameswaran Seshan- Bengaluru, India
Parameswaran has over 18 years of experience in the IT industry performing the roles of architect, educator/trainer, researcher, and programmer. He is a certified TOGAF 9 trainer and architect. He has successfully trained several hundreds of professionals and architects in TOGAF 9. He is certified in Archimate®2. He has worked with Infosys Ltd, APL (American President Lines Ltd), Oakland, California, U.S.A, and Case Consult (I) Pvt Ltd, India. He has authored a book on architecture and has published papers at various forums. He has solid experience in architecting systems for enterprises and their development/implementation, maintenance, and support. He has middle-ware software product architecting experience and was the lead architect for a BPM System/platform. He is also a Sun certified Enterprise Architect (SCEA). He has done research work in the area of Process-centric Architecture, Business Process Management (BPM), Software architecture, and new computing models. He has been teaching Enterprise architecture, IT architecture, and software architecture/design topics to IT organizations and other businesses. He also performs the role of consultant in Enterprise Architecture (EA) and IT architecture.
Ganesh is a TOGAF 9 certified practitioner and has over 30 years’
experience in ICT applications development, systems integration and enterprise
architecture. He has progressed through several areas of ICT project
implementation including Business Systems Analysis and Architecture, Solution
Architecture and Project Management. He has worked with Qantas, Bank of
America, AMP, Fujitsu and NSW Health. His experience in the last 10 years has
been in the Health industry. He has contributed to the development of
enterprise architecture at NSW Health, and integration strategies for eHealth
systems using SOA. He has experience with middleware products and has been a
lead integration architect integrating clinical applications in the health
system. Ganesh has domain knowledge in Finance and Insurance, Airline and Health
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