Wisdom APAC 2022

Join us on Wednesday 16th & Thursday 17th November at Luna Park, Sydney for Wisdom APAC 2022, finally returning to an in-person conference! Come along and enjoy a wide range of presentations, workshops, and interactive sessions ...
16 November 2022


Join us on Wednesday 16th & Thursday 17th November at Luna Park, Sydney for Wisdom APAC 2022, finally returning to an in-person conference! Come along and enjoy a wide range of presentations, workshops, and interactive sessions – all delivered by carefully chosen experienced industry professionals. Wisdom APAC is a true highlight in the ITAM calendar.

Topics this year include:

  • Industry trends, changes, and updated research
  • SaaS governance
  • The convergence of ITAM & FinOps
  • How ITAM can help sustainability initiatives succeed
  • Creating successful ITAD programs
  • Vendor licensing updates

And we will also have plenty of opportunities for conversation, both 1-1 and group roundtables.

Come along to learn something new & keep up to date, meet new (and old) friends, see the latest in ITAM tools and services, and help make yourself the best ITAM professional you can be!

Please note, this conference is an in-person event only and there will be no option to join the sessions virtually.


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    Aditya Shelke
    AWS APJ Program Lead Amazon
    Adi has 10 years of industry experience on providing advisory services to enterprises looking to optimize their existing software usage. He is part of a specialist org at AWS focused on engaging customers to assess and optimize existing on-premise & cloud-based workloads and develop a migration strategy that will assist them to explore potential cost savings through flexible AWS options.
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    Catherine Zhang
    Senior Manager Cloud Consumption Commonwealth Bank
    Catherine is a FinOps Certified Cloud Financial Management specialist/ well-rounded Software Asset Management professional. She has deep licensing and SAM knowledge on tier one software vendors like Microsoft, Adobe and Oracle along with experience in SaaS spend optimisation, compliance risk identification and remediation.
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    Diego Alvarez
    Lead, Software Asset Management Insurance Australia Group
    Diego has over 16 years of international, technical and commercial experience, consisting of multiple roles at IBM South America (IT Asset Management, Software Customer Support and Presales Technical Consulting) and after moving to Australia, Diego worked at Deloitte as Senior Specialist performing Software Audits and License Reviews.
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    Jon Pratt
    Microsoft Lead for ANZ Large Enterprise Amazon Web Services
    Jon has spent 25 years working within the Microsoft ecosystem. Much off that time was spent at Microsoft, followed by three years at Telstra before commencing his current role of Microsoft Lead for ANZ Large Enterprise at AWS. During his career, Jon has held many different software licensing related roles, including reseller manager, software development tool specialist and cloud business development for ISVs and enterprise customers .
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    Michael Buchanan
    (Volunteer) Network Coordinator Organisations for Sustainable Circular IT (within eWaste Watch)
    Michael Buchanan. B.E. (Hons), M.Eng.Sc (Res), is a Procurement and Commercial Leader with over 15 years experience across all sizes of organisation and most industries. He Initially ran development teams for Electronic Toll Systems, and telecommunications physical hardware. His fascination with the dark art of commercialising Technology grew into commercial capability and experience across all Technology sub-categories.
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    Mike Stone
    Microsoft Lead for ANZ Mid Enterprise Amazon Web Services
    Mike began his IT career as a COBOL programmer on IBM mainframes (post punch cards) before moving into the PC arena as a support engineer where he was introduced to the world of Microsoft. Since then he has worked with Microsoft technologies for over 30 years in a variety of roles for organisations including Cadbury Schweppes and Ernst and Young.
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    Mike Whalley
    ITAM Practice Manager Invictus Partners
    Mike is a business process expert with a fierce passion for Hardware, Software Asset & Configuration Management. Mike has over 25 years of experience in designing, implementing, and managing asset, procurement and configuration management environments. With an emphasis on optimization, Mike is adept at re-aligning existing ITAM business processes with best practice frameworks based on the SAM/HAM/cloud asset lifecycle.
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    Oren Gabay
    Founder & CEO OpenLM
    I work with managers and administrators in organizations that use engineering software to stretch their licenses to their limits. OpenLM (www.openlm.com) is one of the global leaders in software license management solutions for engineering and specialty software applications (source: Gartner SAM Market Guide, Sep 2021). We also offer saas-based software license management solutions.
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    Rich Gibbons
    ITAM Services Director The ITAM Review
    A massive hip-hop fan with a love of Microsoft and a law degree, Rich has been in the world of software licensing since 2003, and still loves talking about it! He spent 12 years at a Microsoft channel partner and, since then, has been a trainer, consultant, and analyst - delivering updates and insight across the globe.


Luna Park Sydney 1 Olympic Dr, Milsons Point, Milsons Point, New South Wales - 2061 Australia

Privacy Policy

Wisdom APAC 2022 Registration Privacy Notice


The organisers of Wisdom APAC 2022 understand that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who we interact with, so this privacy notice sets out details about how your registration data will be used.

Please read this privacy policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. If you have any questions or need more information please contact us using the contact details below.

About us

For the purposes of this event and because it is a joint event, the following organisations act jointly as data controllers and therefore jointly determine how your personal data is processed (referred to as “we”, “us”, “our” hereinafter):

  • The ITAM Review, Unit 5, The Workshed, London Street, Swindon Wiltshire, SN1 5DG (support@itassetmanagement.net), (+44 (0) 845 130 3166)
  • The ITAM Review Training Ltd, Unit 5, The Workshed, London Street, Swindon Wiltshire, SN1 5DG, United Kingdom (support@itassetmanagement.net), (+44 (0) 845 130 3166)
  • SoftwareONE Australia Pty Ltd, Level 11, 80 Clarence Street, NSW 2000 Sydney, Australia (au@softwareone.com), (+61 2 8229 0000)
  • SHI, Third floor, 401 Grafton Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 1AQ, UK (helpdesk@shi.com), (+44 (0) 1908 300 370)
  • Airtrack, Level 7, 131 Queen Street Melbourne Vic 3000 (info@airtrack.io), (+61 396709600)
  • TMG, Level 7, 131 Queen Street Melbourne Vic 3000 (info@tmg100.com),

(+61 3 9670 9600)



AUSTRALIA (+61 2 8216 0736) (team@origina.com)

ManageEngine, ZOHO CORPORATION PTY LTD, 05 SE 6 L 6, 12-14 OCONNELL STREET, SYDNEY, NSW, 2000, AUSTRALIA (+1 925 924 9500) (sales@manageengine.com)

You should refer to each organisation’s own privacy policies to understand further about how they may process your information.

How we collect your information

All the information we process about you is provided by you at the point of registration. The information will be collected on registration by representatives from one of the above listed joint controllers.

When you register we will typically ask for the following information:

  • Name, job title, company name, email address
  • Work address, work phone number, number of employees

How we use your information

When you provide your information, we, collectively will use it for the following purposes:

  • To register you for the event. This will include recording your details on our registration system, our event App (where applicable) and if required, providing you with a name badge
  • To maintain a list of attendees for health and safety purposes during the event (for in-person events)
  • To run the event, including the use of third-party services and applications to improve the event experience
  • To contact you before the event to provide you with relevant updates
  • To contact you after the event to provide you with copies of any presentations given and to ask you to provide feedback, where relevant
  • To contact you, unless you have told us not to, about our products and services

Our legal basis for processing

  • Contract for registering – if you wish to participate in the event, you must register
  • Legal obligation to comply with health and safety laws (where the event is in-person)
  • Legitimate interest in following up with attendees after the event
  • Legitimate interest to contact you about our products and services after the event

How long will we keep your information?

Unless stated elsewhere in this document or at the point of registration we will keep your registration details throughout the event and afterwards for the purposes of following up with you. After this follow-up has occurred unless you have asked us not to (in which case your data will be deleted unless it is otherwise lawful for us to continue to retain it), we will continue to retain your information for marketing purposes.

Who will we share your information with?

Your registration information will be, as set out already, be shared amongst the event organisers and sponsors.

For in-person events, we may also share your name and details with the venue for the purposes of ensuring your safety during the event.

Otherwise, we do not share any personal data with any third parties unless it is lawful for us to do so, if required by law to do so or if you provide us with permission to do so.

Third party processors

We use a range of third-party providers to collect registrations for our events and to maintain your details during and after the event. These providers could include:

  • Zoho Backstage for event registration and during the event.

We will only store the minimal amount of information in these systems and we only use third-party systems that we can trust to be GDPR compliant. We also make sure we have a contract (sometimes called a Data Processing Agreement or DPA) in place to legally bind that compliance.

For some of these third-party systems this does mean that your data may be stored and processed outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Where this is the case, we have made sure that appropriate safeguards are in place to ensure appropriate protection for your data.

We may use Zoho to add an online element to the event and to manage event details and the event experience. When Zoho is used their use of your data is governed by their privacy policy: https://www.zoho.com/privacy.html

Your data protection rights

Under current data protection legislation in the UK, you have rights as an individual which you can exercise in relation to the data we store and process about you. You can find more information about your rights on the Information Commissioner’s website: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/

Access to your data

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable, and we will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge.

To make a request for any personal information we hold and process about you, we would prefer it if you could put it in writing or in an email to the address above. We may ask you to verify your identity before providing the information and where necessary may contact you further to ensure we understand what data you are requesting.

Keeping your data up to date

It is important that any of your data that we process is kept up to date and accurate. We may from time to time, ask you to verify your contact details but if you wish to update any information we hold about you, please contact us using the contact details above.

Erasure of your data (the “right to be forgotten”)

Under some circumstances you may wish to delete the data we hold about you. It may not always be possible for us to do this, but you should put your request in an email using the contact details above.

Your right to restrict processing

If you no longer wish for your data to be processed you should contact us using the details above.

How to object to processing

Some of the data we collect from you are for very specific purposes and without this information we may not be able to provide our products and services to you. However, you have a right to contact us if you wish to object to any of our processing and we will tell you whether it’s possible for us to do so.

Where we are using your data for marketing purposes, you have the right to opt-out of any further marketing, at any time. You can unsubscribe (opt-out) of any of our marketing messages by using the unsubscribe option or by contacting us.


Your right to portability allows you to request a machine-readable format of the data you supplied to us. In most cases this will be limited to the information you provide for the purposes of registering for the event.

Making a complaint

If you want to make a compliant about the way we are processing your data, you can contact us, using the contact details above.

You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/

More information

For more information about your data rights and privacy or data protection in general visit the Information Commissioner’s Office website: https://ico.org.uk

Changes to this privacy notice

We may change or update elements of this privacy notice from time to time or as required by law. The most current version of our privacy notice is available at https://www.itassetmanagement.net/wisdom-apac-2022-registration-privacy-notice/



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