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Softlayer Technologies Inc.

Spanning 13 data centers in the United States, Asia and Europe and a global footprint of network points of presence, SoftLayer operates a global cloud infrastructure platform built for Internet scale. SoftLayer is the largest privately held Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider in the world with a diverse customer portfolio from Web startups to global enterprises.

Rightscale Inc. 

RightScale® Inc., cloud management enables organizations to easily deploy and manage business-critical applications across public, private, and hybrid clouds. RightScale provides efficient configuration, monitoring, automation, and governance of cloud computing infrastructure and applications. Since 2006, millions of servers have been launched with the RightScale solution by leading enterprises including the Associated Press, CBS Interactive, Intercontinental Hotels Group, PBS, and Zynga.

Beyond revenues, costs, and profits: Writing the equation of your company in customer-centric terms

Singapore Summer 2012 Semester

This session consists of three parts: (1) In the first part, Andreas Weigend, the former Chief Scientist of Amazon.com, will share his insights into the ingredients of a sound data strategy, central to successful internet / mobile companies where users contribute amazing amounts of data useful for the company if they perceive value for themselves. (2) In the second part, Anthony Coundouris, Phalgun Raju, and Paul Whiteway will give practical advice on what angel investors and venture capitalists expect from your financial model, and what set of metrics they like to see. (3) In the third part, all instructors will combine forces and address how data can be monetized, what to do, what not to do for the long-term success of your company. This is a unique opportunity to hear several perspectives on how to write the equation of your company in customer-centric terms

Goal:
Content, Context, Connect'n, Conversat'n

Date:
2012-07-11, 06:30 PM

Mentors


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Paul Whiteway
Director, Skyscanner

Mr. Whiteway is an accomplished senior executive and entrepreneur with extensive global experience in the Internet industry including stints with Yahoo Asia, MSN and Yellow Pages Australia. He has been working with Internet companies since the industry's formation and is ...

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Anthony Coundouris
MD, Futurebooks Pte Ltd

Anthony is the founder of an accounting and analytics firm Futurebooks. Futurebooks offer affordable bookkeeping, revenue modelling and business brokering to start-up companies. Whether your goal is to be acquired or to be more profitable this quarter, Futurebooks pro...

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Phalgun Raju
Regional Director & General Manager, SE Asia, HK, Taiwan, Inmobi

Phalgun Raju as the Regional Director and General Manager for Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Phalgun spearheads the company’s business strategy, sales, business development, operations and marketing for the region. Phalgun has joined InMobi from Google, where she ...

7.89
Andreas Weigend
Founder, Social Data Lab

Dr. Andreas Weigend is an expert in social and mobile technologies, consumer behavior and digital marketing. He teaches at Stanford and Berkeley and directs the Social Data Lab, studying the ongoing revolution in social data and its impact on consumers, companies, and soc...

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