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Turn Your Security Challenges into Opportunities for Innovation


According to F5’s annual End User survey, Australia & New Zealand are both countries leading the world in digitalisation.

However, being a digital “front runner” comes with its own unique challenges: namely, cyber security needs are heightened.

In this session, we will unveil key highlights from our global findings of the survey, explore specifics for A/NZ, and also explore how our F5’s new solutions can aid New Zealand-based businesses on their digital transformation journey.


Join Here: https://westconcomstornz.webex.com/westconcomstornz/onstage/g.php?MTID=e6e2f5098f98f195bf54198569c352d92


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Keiichiro Nozaki - Senior Marketing Evangelist for APAC, China and Japan

Prior to joining F5, Keiichiro was Marketing Manager of IP Infusion Inc., where he also managed local customers’ project and requirement analysis. Keiichiro was also the Program Manager at Cisco, where he was responsible for launching Advanced Services portfolio, and Project Manager at AT&T Global Network Services Japan, where he managed international customer projects implementing network services including IP-VPN/MPLS.

Keiichiro comes with 20 years of experience in the information technology industry in project/program management and product/solutions marketing.


Kara Sprague - Executive Vice President and General Manager, Application Services

Kara Sprague is Executive Vice President and General Manager of F5’s Application Services business unit, responsible for the company’s ADC and Security product portfolio management, product and solutions.

Sprague joined F5 in 2017 from McKinsey and Company, where in her thirteen-year tenure she held various leadership positions across their technology practice. Most recently she led the Technology, Media, and Telecom Practice for the Western Region. Prior to McKinsey, Sprague was on the engineering staff of Oracle, Agilent Technologies, and Hewlett-Packard.

A trained computer scientist and electrical engineer, she holds two masters degrees from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and serves on the board of Girls Who Code.