Learn how to modernize Apps and Infrastructure using DevOps

Enterprises acknowledge that legacy IT systems are a huge hitch to their growth as they fail to adapt to the constantly changing needs of the business. Modernizing the IT infrastructure and apps has become imperative not just for growth but to stay in business. The DevOps teams carry a crucial task of providing agility and scalability to fulfil these business demands. Choosing the right tools, technologies and adopting them in double quick time is on top of every DevOps professional.

Tech Insights – The Digital Transformation Series focusses on enabling you with actionable insights to digitally evolve your organization. This interactive 3-hour tech event is a knowledge-driven platform for you and your team to modernize your infra and apps through DevOps. It will cover:

9:00 am – 9:30 am Registration
9:40 am – 9:50 am Leading the DevOps momentum: Docker Inc. – Erik Baardse
9:50 am – 10:05 am Digital Transformation: Does it really matter? – Sandeep K
10:05 am – 10:20 am Role of DevOps in Digital Transformation: User stories from Southeast Asia – by Kaustubh P
10:20 am – 10:50 am How to Modernize Apps and Infrastructure using Docker and what’s new in Docker – Eric Tan
10:50 am – 11:05 am Tea Break
11:05 am – 11:50am Live Demo: How to secure your CI/CD pipeline with Docker EE Platform? – Sameer K
11:50 am – 12:20 pm Fireside Chat: Modernizing IT infrastructure challenges and experiences
12:20 pm – 12:30 pm Q&A
12:30 pm Onwards Lunch and networking



$0 (This is an invite-only event)


Singapore, Suntec – Wed, 20th June 2018

Event Duration:

Registration: 9:00 am to 9:30 am
Event: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Followed by lunch & networking


– Erik Baardse I Director Channel & Alliances APAC I Docker Inc.

Erik Baardse is the Director of Channel and Alliances APAC for Docker Inc. covering Asia Pacific. He recently joined Docker early January 2017 where he is appointed to drive company sales through its existing partners and responsible for expanding the partner network. Prior to Docker Erik Baardse worked for EDB Postgres where he has held several sales leadership positions in Europe and also Asia. In his early days Erik worked for Oracle where he was an Account Manager for Oracle Database Technology covering The Netherlands.

In addition, one of his focus areas is to further support local Partner Ashnik and the partner eco-system across the region.

Erik has been in the high-tech industry for over 13 years and has experienced the rapid transition of proprietary software to Open Source based software such as EDB Postgres and now Docker. Erik holds a Bachelor Degree in International Business Management from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.


– Sandeep Khuperkar I CTO & Director, Ashnik

Sandeep Khuperkar is the CTO and Director at Ashnik. He is also responsible in building Ashnik’s India business. Sandeep brings 23 year plus of Industry experience, with 15+ years in open source and building open source and Linux business model. Prior to Ashnik he worked in various leadership capacity in SCO, RedHat and IBM.


– Kaustubh Patwardhan I Director – Southeast Asia and Hong Kong, Ashnik

Kaustubh Patwardhan is Ashnik’s Director for Southeast Asia (SEA) and Hong Kong. He leads sales, strategy and business development for the region. Kaustubh joined Ashnik in 2013 and leads Ashnik’s South East Asia business development team with responsibility for Strategic Planning, Channels and Partners, Sales, Marketing and Operations. He has been instrumental in building Ashnik culture centered on agility and innovation to keep up with open source innovation. He has played a key role in Ashnik’s multifold Sales growth trajectory by building strong partner ecosystem and responsive customer engagements.

He brings over 10 years of exerience in the tech industry to Ashnik and its customers in Southeast Asia.


– Eric Tan I Solutions Engineer, Docker Inc

Eric Tan is a Solutions Engineer at Docker, helping customers adopt container technology across the entire Software Supply Chain enabling them to become more agile while maintaining a cost-effective, portable and controlled IT infrastructure. Prior to joining Docker, he was a Sale Engineer at AppDynamics and Dynatrace, contributing to the APM growth in the APAC region.


– Sameer Kumar I Senior Solution Architect

Sameer Kumar is the Senior Solution Architect working with Ashnik. Sameer and his team works towards providing enterprise level solutions based on open source and cloud technologies. He has an experience in working on various roles ranging from development to performance tuning and from installation and migration to support and services roles.

Sameer has acquired Professional Certification for his adept skills of PostgreSQL. He is also certified as the IBM DB2 Advanced DBA and was nominated as IBM Champion for his contributions in IBM data community. Besides, he is also experienced in MongoDB, Oracle and SQL Server.



– Saflis I DevOps Lead PT. AIA Financial

Saflis has a background in physics engineering, specially on physic simulation and automation process. He has been instrumental in introducing Automation development from early jenkins/hudson to a fully functional DevOps implementation in BTPN, Indonesia (Kopassus Squad), and now he leads the AIA DevOps journey at AIA Financial.

He is a fan of technology, opensource, DIY, and is also a hobbyist Keyboardist.


– Rogelio Nocom, Jr. (Nox) I Head, Trade Technology Foundation – Standard Chartered Bank

Nox is the Chief Engineer in charge of designing and building technical foundation services for large-scale, global trade finance platform at SCB.

Nox is the Technical lead in building/developing/deploying/managing trade finance applications across 40+ countries around the globe and has worked up and down the technology stack and oversees design, optimization, security, analytics and troubleshooting of complex systems from infrastructure to interfaces, from mobile to web apps, from desktop apps to mainframe apps, from distributed backend systems to massively parallel batch/BigData processing.

He specializes in chaos management, fast-tracking feasibility of upcoming technology innovations, web apps, mobile (iOS/Android) apps, desktop apps, batch apps and backend apps architecture.