2018 Cloud Conference

Gallagher Convention Center, Midrand. 13 June 2018


About the Conference

The 2018 Cloud Conference, held on 13 June 2018 at Gallagher Estate in Gauteng, is the premier event of its kind in South Africa. The conference will be attended by South Africa’s top cloud, hosting and security executives and IT professionals. The speakers will share information about hosting services, data centres, cloud computing, virtualisation, hosting infrastructure and connectivity.

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June 13, 2018
07:00 - 08:45
Registration and Expo
08:50 – 08:55
Delegates take their seats
09:00 – 09:15
Welcome & introduction
Aki Anastasiou - Master of Ceremonies
09:20 to 09:40
Reshaad Sha
Chief Executive Officer - Liquid Telecom South Africa
09:45 to 10:05
Sacha Matulovich
Marketing Director - Connection Telecom
10:10 to 10:30
Michael Needham
Senior Manager Solutions Architecture - Amazon Web Services
10:35 to 10:55
Kevin Derman
Director of Cloud Technologies - First Distribution
11:00 to 11:20
Brett St’Clair
Chief Executive Officer - Google Cloud partner Siatik
11:25 to 11:55
Panel Discussion
Jan Vermeulen - MyBroadband Editor-at-Large (Panel Chair)
Andrew Moodley - Axiz Chief Digital Officer
Jan Hnizdo - Teraco Chief Financial Officer
Darryl Govender - Synthesis Head of Cloud Consulting
Jon Hamlet - Symantec Country Manager
12:00 to 12:55
Lunch will be served, where delegates will have the opportunity to network and visit exhibitor stands.
13:00 to 13:10
Welcome back
Aki Anastasiou - Master of Ceremonies
13:15 to 13:35
Dr. Joachim Hammer
Microsoft Principal Program Manager - Database Systems Group
13:40 to 14:00
Muhammed Seedat
IT Director - Huawei Technologies
14:05 to 14:25
Nevada Gordon
Regional Sales Manager - Oracle Management Cloud
14:30 to 14:50
Kathryn Tindale
Sales Director - Tarsus on Demand
14:55 to 15:05
Closing remarks
Aki Anastasiou - Master of Ceremonies
15:10 to 16:00
Drinks, Networking and Exhibition Visits


The 2018 Cloud Conference has attracted the top executives in South Africa’s cloud and hosting industry as speakers, and promises to be an event which should not be missed. Hear about the latest developments and the future plans for cloud, hosting and security services directly from top executives in the field.

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    Reshaad Sha

    CEO of Liquid Telecom in South Africa

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    Aki Anastasiou

    Host of Technobyte on Radio 702 and Tech Busters on CNBC Africa

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    Kevin Derman

    Director of Cloud Solutions for First Distribution, Technology Strategist, Business and Motivational Speaker

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    Andrew Moodley

    Chief Digital Officer of Axiz

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    Michael Needham

    Senior Manager Solutions Architecture at Amazon Web Services

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    Brett StClair

    Chief Executive Officer at Siatik

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    Jan Hnizdo

    Chief Financial Officer at Teraco

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    Joachim Hammer

    Principal Program Manager in the Database Systems Group at Microsoft

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    Sacha Matulovich

    Marketing Director at Connection Telecom

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    Kathryn Tindale

    Sales Director at Tarsus On Demand

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    Darryl Govender

    Head of Cloud Services at Synthesis

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    Jan Vermeulun

    Editor-at-Large at MyBroadband

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    Nevada Gordon

    Regional Sales Manager at Oracle Management Cloud

    Muhammed Seedat

    Muhammed Seedat

    IT Director at Huawei Technologies

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    Jon Hamlet

    Country Manager at Symantec


    • R1,950

    • 1X General Access

      • Access to speaker hall
      • Access to exhibition area
      • Lunch
      • Post event drinks
    • Register


The 2018 Cloud Conference attracts top IT executives and delegates from around South Africa. Exhibitors reach high-level executives and influential decision makers who come to the Cloud Conference to discover new players in the industry, form partnerships and evaluate emerging technologies.



Partnering with us for our Cloud Conference offers a variety of benefits and opportunities. Please submit your details and we will contact you shortly to explain all the available conference packages.