Ahead of our Fujitsu World Tour held in Auckland (20th June) and Melbourne (22nd June), we are eagerly awaiting the great insight to be provided by three key international speakers. The thought leaders presenting in Auckland and Melbourne are Ramanan Ramakrishna, Head of MIS Service Innovation and Portfolio, MIS Fujitsu, Yoshikuni Takashige, Vice President Marketing Strategy and Steve Walker, Asia Pacific CIO of DHL.

Ramanan Ramakrishna leads the ideation, establishment and go-to-market activities for Hybrid IT solutions and capabilities for Managed Infrastructure Services across Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA). He focuses on driving digital transformation for Fujitsu customers, from design right through to delivery and he leads a strong team focused on designing highly innovative, industry-leading solutions which truly differentiates Fujitsu’s MIS business from our competitors. Ramanan works closely with customers, partners and analysts to shape the offerings, ensuring the company’s go-to-market propositions address emerging business needs and innovation trends. Ramanan joined Fujitsu in early 2016, bringing 25 years of experience within the ICT industry. With a background in infrastructure and digital consulting, delivery, operations and sales, Ramanan brings a practitioner approach to offering lifecycle management coupled with strategic thinking to tackle existing and emerging customer challenges. We are excited to welcome Ramanan to Auckland and Melbourne, and gain insights into delivering digital transformation.



Pictured: Ramanan Ramakrishna

Yoshikuni Takashige leads the marketing strategy and portfolio management for Fujitsu’s entire products, solutions and services. He is responsible for the creation of the Fujitsu Technology and Service Vision (which sets out the Fujitsu vision and its thinking on how organisations can innovate by leveraging technologies) and actively drives development of Fujitsu’s digital business, globalisation and open innovation. Joining Fujitsu in 1984, Takashige-San has been involved in the development of numerous marketing telecommunications systems globally, including the development of new businesses in Asia’s emerging markets. For over ten years, Takashige-San has been working towards developing Fujitsu’s strategic partnerships with global enterprises such as Alcatel and Cisco. At our World Tour events, Takashige-San will be leading a thought-leading discussion on Human Centric innovation. “An approach to co-creating value for people by empowering people with digital technologies”Takashige-San described Human Centric Innovation at Fujitsu Forum 2016.


Pictured: Takashige-San

We are thrilled to announce our third international speaker – DHL’s APAC CIO Steve Walker. Steve leads the strategic direction and service for the Warehouse Management Systems Centre of Excellence and supports 2000 warehouses globally. He leads a team of over 380 associates in 20 countries worldwide. In DHL’s Supply Chain, IT is integral in delivering world class supply chain solutions and driving customer engagement. With 30+ years in the global supply chain sector, Steve has worked across global systems strategy and has held many senior IT roles across the business, including Supply Chain Solutions Director for EMEIA, VP Global Logistics Solutions and since 2012, CIO for Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, Steve is a much sought after keynote speaker, sharing best practice, innovation and trends on the future of supply chain. We welcome Steve’s insights and look forward to hearing about the new era of logistics at our World Tour events!


Pictured: Steve Walker

As seen above, the events in Auckland and Melbourne will be packed with topical discussions and thought-leading presentations from three iconic industry speakers who will share unique perspectives on technology innovation.

Stay tuned as further blog updates will be on their way ahead of June highlighting the innovation we will be showcasing across the event!

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