Panel discussion & networking event

Don't miss the chance to stay informed about the intersection of AI and data centre dynamics, crucial for businesses navigating the digital transformation journey.

> Date: Wednesday 20th March
> Time: 4-6pm
> Venue: Pearl Diver in Melbourne



Event Registration Closed


AI in Overdrive: Powering the surge for future technology

This panel discussion provides a unique opportunity for attendees to grasp the multifaceted impact of AI on data and the prominent role data centres will play in the future. With valuable insights into current trends, future challenges, and the evolving landscape, find out how working with a forward-thinking data centre operator can empower your business to leverage AI technology for enhanced efficiency and innovation. 
The panel discussion will be followed by networking with fellow tech leaders and peers over oysters, canapes, and refreshments at Melbourne’s unique Pearl Diver Oyster Bar and Bistro.
Meet our guest speaker

Munro Farmer, Executive Partner, Kodora

A technology leader with over 20 years of experience in driving digital transformation across large enterprises. He is currently the Executive Partner for Data and Technology at Kodora, spearheading the company's efforts in harnessing the power of data and AI. Previously, Munro served as the Chief Information Officer of Australia Post for nearly 4 years, where he led the organisation through si...

Lara Pournayeb, GSI/NSI Partner Manager, Intel

Lara Pournayeb is an accomplished GSI/NSI Partner Manager across Asia Pacific and Japan at Intel and visionary leader in the field of artificial intelligence. At Intel, Lara collaborates with the ecosystem of Partners to co-create and implement cutting-edge solutions to meet the evolving needs of industry while delivering tangible business outcomes.

Joao Almeida, Enterprise Strategist, Xenon Systems

Responsible for the strategic position of Xenon Systems in the enterprise with a focus on HPC and Enterprise AI. Previously at IBM and Lenovo he is skilled in HPC, AI, Software-defined datacentre technologies, Big Data, High Performance Data Analytics and Blockchain technologies. Joao designed the most efficient Supercomputer in ANZ which is currently used to help with AI advances at the Univer...

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