Guest Speaker: Robert Wickham – Area Vice President, Platform & Emerging Technologies, Salesforce Asia Pacific
Topic: Preparing for the fourth industrial revolution
Robert Wickham leads Salesforce’s Specialized teams for Platform & Emerging Technologies across Asia Pacific – this includes Lightning Platform, Heroku, Einstein Analytics, Quip & CPQ. Robert also directs Salesforce’s regional program for start-ups. He is a highly sort after public speaker and media contributor. Recent appearances include Sky News, Bloomberg Radio Hong Kong, Boss Magazine, & The Australian Institute for Company Directors. Robert is also a member of the Victorian Government Innovation Expert Panel.
Prior to joining Salesforce, Robert led the Engineered Systems business at Oracle across Australia & New Zealand. He joined Oracle through acquisition in 2008 and initially ran Oracle’s System Management business in North America.
Prior to his tenure at Oracle, Robert held multiple marketing, product management and sales leadership positions at a Boston-based technology start-up called Empirix (which Oracle acquired in 2008). Prior to Empirix, Robert was a cofounder of Go Fly Limited (a low cost European airline that was eventually sold to easyJet) and a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group.
He holds a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as well as an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Robert was a member of the MIT Board of Trustees from 1996-2001 and the MIT Alumni Board from 2002-2004. He is a recipient of the MIT Bronze Beaver for distinguished alumni service. He is an avid squash player, golfer and cricket fan.
Date: Friday 1 March 2019
Venue: The Kelvin Club, 14–30 Melbourne Place
(East-side of Russell Street between Little Collins & Bourke)
Time: 12:30 pm for 12:40 pm
RSVP: COB Wednesday 27 February 2019
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