NetApp Directions 2017

Loft 44, Warsaw, Poland

04 April 2017

Join us at NetApp Directions 2017

NetApp’s Premier Customer Event in Poland

Please join us for the 3rd edition of NetApp Directions, NetApp’s premier customer event in Poland. Meet NetApp users, architects, engineers and IT experts from all industry sectors in the country to discuss the best-of-breed storage technology and the latest technological trends.

Why Attend?

Participation Fee

  • Free for customers and sponsors
  • 400 PLN net for partners who are not a sponsor

Sponsorships

NetApp Directions offers great networking opportunities, NetApp and Partner expertise and technical insights from our experts. Our local NetApp teams are involved in the event planning and invitation process to ensure that you can make the connections that really matter to you. It is a perfect platform to showcase your company to Poland’s IT market. Click here to have a look at the sponsorship packages.

Agenda

13:00 – 14:00 Registration & Snacks
14:00 – 14:20 Welcome to NetApp Directions
Maciej Bocian / Country Leader Poland, NetApp
14:20 – 14:50 Building your Next Generation Data Centre Strategy
John Rollason / Director, Product & Solutions Marketing Next Generation DC, NetApp
14:50 – 15:10 The Value of Data Management
Gos Hein van de Wouw / Area Vice President Northern EMEA and MEEEAR, NetApp
15:10 – 15:30 Customer Success with NetApp
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break & Networking
16:00 – 16:30 Gain more flexibility in multi-cloud environments while keeping control of your data
Horst Thieme / Manager Cloud Business Development EMEA, NetApp
16:30 – 16:50 Being late is not always too bad
Bogusz Blaszkiewicz / System Engineer Poland, NetApp
16:50 – 17:20 ZeroTouch Infrastructure - the Foundation for DevOps
Christian Keil / Senior Systems Engineer, NetApp SolidFire
17:30 onwards ’25 Years NetApp’ Celebration & Birthday Cake

About the Presenters

Gos Hein van de Wouw

  • Area Vice President Northern EMEA and MEEEAR, NetApp

Gos Hein van de Wouw is NetApp’s Area Vice President Northern EMEA and MEEEAR which includes BeNeLux, the Nordics, Russia & CIS, the Baltic States, Middle East & Africa and Eastern Europe & Turkey. In this role, Gos Hein has overall sales and strategic leadership for more than 100 countries.

Horst Thieme

  • Manager Cloud Business Development EMEA, NetApp

Horst Thieme is a cloud evangelist at NetApp, leading a team of cloud business developers in EMEA. He and his team work with partners and customers all over Europe, Middle East and Africa to build and deliver hybrid cloud scenarios, partnering with global hyperscale service providers like Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or IBM SoftLayer.

Thomas Kaiser

  • Regional Director Eastern Europe, Turkey, Russia & CIS, NetApp

Responsible for the NetApp business in Eastern Europe, Turkey, Russia & CIS, Thomas together with his teams drive positioning, business development, sales strategies and marketing activities in these rapidly growing markets.

Maciej Bocian

  • Country Leader Poland, NetApp

Together with his team Maciej is working on the development and execution of the sales strategy for NetApp Poland. He coordinates all the efforts of the local sales, channel and marketing organizations.

John Rollason

  • Director, Product & Solutions Marketing Next Generation Data Center, NetApp

Description: John is responsible for NetApp’s Next Generation Data Center marketing strategy. He works closely, not only with customers, partners, analysts and media, but also with leadership, sales, technical and product teams worldwide.

Bogusz Blaszkiewicz

  • System Engineer Poland, NetApp

Responsible for pre-sales activities and partner technical management in Poland, Bogusz has proven over 7 years’ experience in building customer relationships and executing complex IT projects delivering infrastructure and services.