The 1st Annual CIO Leaders Summit Philippines hosted a panel discussion on The Journey to the Cloud. Moderated by Director, KMPG Philippines, Jillain Marcel Manrique, the panel spoke on topics such as Rethinking how we deliver functionality and infrastructure, Public verses Hybrid Cloud: Security and Cost, Converting infrastructure staff to Developers, Cloud trading and its Implications, The Impact of Regulatory and Compliance issues.
As the Panel continued, They discussed how organisation’s are transforming their business’ which involves re-developing their platform and rethinking how they build functionally as well as culture. A key component from this discussion is the transformation migrating its entire infrastructure to the Cloud.
The panel was joined by SVP & Chief Information Officer at Maynilad Water Services, Inc Francisco Castillo. As a senior leader and also handles the IT Department and also the Automation and Instrumentation Depts. (plant systems), awarded ASEAN CIO year 2013 by IDG
Also going on the panel was Randy Sac, Head, Information Management & Technology from Light Rail Manila Corporation. Randy Sac is the Head of Information Management & Technology. Prior to joining LRMC, he was the Country Manager of Virtela Technology Services Inc., a Global Telecom Company offering Managed Network, Data Center, Security, IP Telephony and Cloud Servers. Randy has completed his degree in BS in Computer Engineering, strong in Systems Integration, Cloud Computing and IT Infrastructure.
Finally, Nilo Zantua, SVP and Chief Information Officer, Philam Life Insurance, going as the final panelist. Nilo Zantua is also a member of the Board for Philam Life Call Center Services, Inc. (PCCSI). Prior to joining Philam Life in 2012, Nilo was a senior IT executive in-charge of the Asian IT Operations and Infrastructure at Sun Life Financial. Prior to that stint, Nilo was the Regional IT Director for Shared Technology Services of Sun Life Financial, managing IT Operations, Data Center Information Security and Business Continuity in the region.