Anneliese Schulz

Welcome to Innovation Tour 2017!

Digital Transformation is on the minds of astute business & IT leaders everywhere in every industry. That’s why Software AG’s invigorating Innovation Tour 2017 brought you an “ideas network” filled with impressive keynotes, informational breakout sessions and real-world digital success examples.
Here are key presentations from Innovation Tour in Singapore.
Let’s build your digital future together #withoutcompromise.
Contact our office to take the next step and visit our website for more insights & innovation.

I look forward to seeing you on Innovation Tour 2018.

Anneliese Schulz
Vice President Asia, Sales


Innovation Tour Singapore, 11 April 2017 
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:20


Anneliese Schulz, Vice President Sales, Asia, Software AG
09:20 – 09:50

Digital Disruptors

Manoj Chugh, President, Enterprise Business, Tech Mahindra
09:50 – 10:20

Digital Innovation & Artificial Intelligence for Enterprise

Dr Michael Zeller, Senior Vice President, AI Strategy & Innovation, Software AG
10:20 – 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 – 11:20

Business Transformation Journey for SkillsFuture Singapore & Workforce Singapore (SSG WSG)

Chee Lioy U, Director, Operations Planning, SkillsFuture Singapore
11:20 – 12:00

Continuous Delivery Using CloudGen Automated Test Engine (CATE)

Jomon Chakkalakkal, Senior Vice President, Sales, CloudGen LLC
12:00 – 12:30

Human Experience – The Next Wave of Business Transformation

Alex Iles – Customer Experience Director, Litmus Group
12:30 – 13:30 Networking Lunch
13:30 – 14:00

Internet of Things – Building Smarter Solutions to Deliver Better Business Value

Dr Michael Zeller, Senior Vice President, AI Strategy & Innovation, Software AG
14:00 – 15:00

Global Software AG Use Cases & Demo

Jigar Bhansali, Solutions & Technology Director, Software AG
15:00 – 15:15


Paul Tay, Sales Director Asia, Software AG
15:15 – 16:15 Club Innovation : Customer Awards and Networking Cocktails
Chee Lioy U

Chee Lioy U

Director, Operations Planning
SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)

Chee Lioy U is the Director for Operations Planning at SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG). Mr U is the Chief Architect for the organisation’s Businesses and IT capabilities development, putting in place several major business capabilities through organisation design, business process outsourcing, process innovation, enterprise-level IT implementation etc. Prior to joining the SSG, Mr U was the Head Plan for the Ministry of Defence’s Human Resources Transformation project, which he led the implementation of a shared service centre, a human resources training institute as well as rolling out an enterprise human resources system.

Manoj Chugh

Manoj Chugh

President, Enterprise Business
Tech Mahindra Limited

Manoj Chugh is the President, Enterprise Business at Tech Mahindra. An ICT industry veteran, Manoj has managed and led companies to leadership positions across diverse business segments including servers, satellite communications, networking and data storage. Prior to joining Tech Mahindra, Manoj was the Regional President, APJ for EMC's Global Accounts Program.

In a stellar career spanning over three decades, Manoj has been bestowed with several industry accolades: Data Quest listed him as one of the top 10 people to have shaped the last decade of the Indian IT industry. He was awarded the "Best IT Man of the year 2001" by the National Foundation of Indian Engineers and conferred an Honorary Fellowship of the e-Information Systems, Security and Audit Association (eISSA), besides other laurels. He has served as the Chairman of SNIA (Storage Networking Industry Association) India and has also been on the Executive Board of the American Chambers of Commerce in India (AMCHAM) for six years. Manoj is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur and is based in Delhi, India.


Alex Iles

Customer Experience Director
Litmus Group

Alex has spent the last 9 years of his career helping big brands across all industries grown through Experience Design. He has worked in the leadership team of experience design and management consulting firms for clients across United Kingdom, Europe, United States and Asia Pacific regions, earning him recognition from the Management Consulting Association Awards in 2015 and 2016. Alex works with organisations across their entire CX agena – from designing customer-centric experiences, to developing critical infrastructure required to deliver them, and to embedding capabilities to make them last.

Dr. Michael Zeller

Dr. Michael Zeller

Senior Vice President, AI Strategy & Innovation
Software AG

Dr. Zeller leads Software AG’s innovation in artificial intelligence. His vision is to help organizations deepen and accelerate insights from big data through the power of machine learning. Previously he was CEO and Co-Founder of Zementis, a leading provider of software solutions for predictive analytics. Dr. Zeller also serves on the Board of Directors of Tech San Diego and as Secretary/Treasurer on the Executive Committee of ACM SIGKDD, the premier international organization for data science.

He received a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Frankfurt (Germany), with emphasis in the development of neural networks, robotics, and human-computer intelligent interaction. Dr. Zeller also received a visiting scholarship from the Department of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and was the recipient of a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Computer Science Department at the University of Southern California.

Anneliese Schulz

Anneliese Schulz

Vice President Asia, Sales
Software AG

Anneliese is an internationally experienced sales leader in software sales centric large and mid-sized corporations. She leads a team of sales professional across Asia Pacific Japan, and she is also responsible for all software business sold with, to or through partners in the region from global alliances to local channel partnerships.

Jigar Bhansali

Jigar Bhansali

Solutions & Technology Director Asia
Software AG

Jigar has substantial experience in helping customers with solutions to drive better operational efficiencies using middleware, process analysis and automation, in-memory and streaming analytics solutions. With more than 18 years of IT experience gained in providing business solution predominantly in Banking and Financial Services. Other verticals covered are Manufacturing and Government sectors. Prior to Software AG, worked at Logica (now CGI) in solutions consulting capacity providing business solutions in Banking Space based on Enterprise Applications. Solution areas covered: Payments, Anti Money Laundering, Branch Automation and CRM, Multi-channel Automation

Supported by

CloudGen Tech_MahindraLitmus_Group


Grand Hyatt

Grand Hyatt, Singapore
10 Scotts Road
Singapore 228211

Contact usContact us