Plesk APAC Partner Day 2019 - Plesk Partner Events

Plesk APAC Partner Day 2019

October 11, 2019, Singapore

Drive Digital Transformation Now

Want to sell solutions that give you a competitive advantage?
Plesk Obsidian is our new innovation platform providing you huge business opportunity.
So we’re inviting you to our exclusive conference: Plesk APAC Partner Day 2019 – for free!
Your chance to meet peers, inspiring speakers and our experts at the Partner event of the year.

Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre
Singapore 

October 11
13:00-22:00

We’ll be exploring:

  • What’s new in Plesk Obsidian and what’s coming next
  • A look behind the scenes of Plesk Obsidian development
  • WordPress Community insights from a WordPress Influencer
  • How to tune existing infrastructure into value-added services that are driving digital transformation
  • Valuable marketing tips – how to sell value-added services rather than infrastructure
  • How to build a Managed WordPress offerings with Obsidian and Plesk Extensions

What you can expect

Get free networking time to connect with Plesk experts, sponsors and guest speakers
Listen to inspiring keynotes and participate in interactive sessions.
Feel enabled to identify new opportunities
Fuel up, on us, to keep the conversation going.

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  • Company name

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APAC Day Schedule

TIME

13.40h – 14.25
(45 mins)

SESSION

The Rise Of Plesk Obsidian

“The evil reigns. Having decimated peaceful hosting providers, Supreme Attacker WP Broke now deploys his merciless legions to seize control of the galaxy. CTO Jan Loeffler’s gang of resistance fighters stand against the rising tyranny, certain that Security Master Plesk Obsidian will arise and restore a spark of hope. But the Resistance has been exposed. As the First Attacks speed towards the hosting base, the brave Plesk Obsidian heroes defend the attacks with their massive fortress and keep all habitats safe….
Get your exclusive seat and receive some exciting insights into latest market trends. The Pleskians crawled the web and Jan will present relevant numbers and facts giving you a competitive advantage.”

Category: Business Technical

SPEAKER

Jan Löffler is CTO of Plesk and a techy who just loves to code. At Plesk, he drives technical innovation, develops product roadmaps and leads all aspects of the company’s technology strategy and vision. Before becoming a Pleskian, he was Head of Platform Engineering at Zalando. responsible for overseeing the company’s system engineering, identity and access management, continuous delivery developer tooling teams, and he also drove Zalando’s open source activities. In the early days of his career, Jan was Head of Development Webhosting and Server at 1&1 Internet AG and became a true expert and trusted advisor in the hosting industry.

TIME

14.25 – 14.55
(30 mins)

SESSION

Do. Or, do Not. A look behind the scenes of Plesk Obsidian Development

Let’s take a sneak peek behind the scenes of Plesk Obsidian and WordPress Toolkit! Andy will share bloopers, outtakes, deleted scenes, director’s cut updates — the magic behind the production is exposed and topped with some exclusive tidbits and numbers. Gain first hand insights and see what it actually takes to bring a product like Obsidian to life. Learn how important user feedback is to us and to what extent the numbers are driving the decision which feature is in and which one is out.

Category: Technical

SPEAKER

Andrey Kugaevsky is a Senior Program Manager at Plesk with more than 14 years of experience in Plesk and the hosting industry in general. He’s the Product Owner and the main driving force behind the popular Plesk WordPress Toolkit and he’s been working with WordPress for almost 12 years. Besides WordPress Toolkit Andrey also does a lot of work in and around Plesk itself, often finding himself at the very frontier of the new challenging developments. He is passionate about great UX and human-friendly software, driving innovations both in software and internal processes.

TIME

14.55 – 15.15
(20 mins)

SESSION

Vickson’s Diaries

Web professionals help business owners to properly set up and manage websites with attractive design and enhanced user experience. Vickson looks at Plesk Obsidian through the eyes of a web professional, will hightlight his favourite features and functionalities and share insights how Obsidian reduces complexity and impacts user experience.

Category: Business Technical

SPEAKER

Vickson TanVickson Tan is an experienced graphic web designer and a passionate digital marketing strategist with a demonstrated history of working with Exabytes, the cloud solutions company. He knows what it takes a web professional to build, secure and maintain professional websites and uses his expertise to drive growth and go to market with new products and services successfully.

TIME

15.15h – 15.35
(10 mins)

SESSION

Coffee Break

TIME

15.35h – 15.55
(20 mins)

SESSION

Bloggers need Managed WordPress Hosting too!

Web hosting and bloggers aren’t always best friends. Bloggers want the best infrastructure for their blog and a lot of hosting companies out there are promising the world for less than the cost of a cup of coffee. This often leads problems, i.e. when the blog starts to grow and hits bandwidth or disk space limitations. In his talk Liew will share insights about what bloggers want for web hosting and why it’s important to describe services in a language a blogger understands. Get first hand advice from a WordPress consultant, who was a problogger in Malaysia since 2005.

Category: Business Technical

SPEAKER

Liew Cheon FongLiew Cheon Fong is now a WordPress consultant from Malaysia, after full-time tech blogging for over a decade. He is active in the WordPress community and also a WordPress Kuala Lumpur event organizer. He works from home most of the time, with two young kids running around..

TIME

15.55h – 16.25
(30 mins)

SESSION

How to build a WordPress Millenium Falcon with Plesk Extensions

“The Millennium Falcon is for sure one of the most famous, desired and valued space ships.
Why? Because literally, you can´t crash it! The Falcon is fast, reliable, and protects you. It makes a difference and determines your success when competing with the large “dark side”. The value of the Falcon is priceless.
Like Plesk, the Millennium Falcon became more and more sophisticated over time and still is the most wanted star ship in the galaxy. In his session, Markus will give you some insights on how you can build your own ‘Millennium Falcon’ style WordPress hosting and also share some market insights. Get first hand tips how to sell highly profitable and best in class WordPress hosting offerings that are:
Secure, stable, innovative, intelligent, fast & profitable = priceless.”

Category: Business Strategy

SPEAKER

Markus Galler - PleskMarkus Galler is VP of Sales at Plesk. He brings to the company over 14 years of Sales and Business Development experience in the SaaS, Cloud and Hosting industry. His influence and enormous market know-how has recently played a major role in the business and sales transformation of Acronis to the Cloud. Before joining Acronis, Markus led the Server Provider and Telco business in Central and Eastern Europe at Parallels/Odin.

TIME

16.25 – 16.55
(30 mins)

SESSION

Stranger Things on WordPress Hosting

This talk will highlight some of the WordPress user challenges when it comes to Web Hosting. When you start looking for the best WordPress hosting, you will discover many companies that claim to offer it. But does your hosting really provide a solution for WordPress users? In the past 8 years, I have trained more than 3,000 web developers. Now is the time to summarise what is strange! 

Category: Business Strategy

SPEAKER

Sam SureshSam Suresh is the founder of MU DOT MY PLT, a tech development & training company based in Kuala Lumpur. He contributes to open source projects in his free time. Sam contributes to WordPress as Global Community Team member. He also organize WordCamps and Meetups.

TIME

16.55 – 17.25
(30 mins)

SESSION

Patricia’s Guide to the Galaxy

Let’s be honest, we all know how to market to GenX and millenials. These generations spent a lot of money during the golden age of hosting but if we still want to be in the business tomorrow, it’s time to start marketing to the next generation. Gen Z will make up 40% of the world population as of 2020 and represent an enormous buying power. The challenge is that they are the first true digital natives and these young people completely differ from yesterday’s. There’s no choice but drop traditional marketing methods if we want them to buy from us. In this session Patricia will share tips how you should market services and products that provide value and meet the needs of tomorrow’s powerful consumers.

Category: Business Strategy

SPEAKER

Patricia Hillebrand is Director of Global Channels at Plesk and passionate about developing new business opportunities and revenue streams in the cloud. She brings a wealth of experience from the storage and networking industry to Plesk, ranging from enterprise sales to both product and channel marketing to business development. Being in the international IT business for more than 25 years Patricia is a senior leader and influencer who understands the different market dynamics and is always keen to be one step ahead.

 

TIME

17.25 – 17.45
(20 mins)

SESSION

Automating protection and expanding business with Acronis

Hosting today is a commodity service with margins shrinking every day. It is also a very critical service for  millions of businesses across the world. Discover how you can automate mundane tasks of backing up and recovering your Plesk hosting infrastructure and explore new potential revenue streams with high margin potential. Join an Acronis expert as he shares the latest overviews of integrations with Plesk.

Category: Sponsor session

SPEAKER

Oleg ProsvetovOleg Prosvetov is a technology consultant at Acronis recently assigned to APAC region. Last 3 years he worked with North American service providers and hosters enabling them to add Acronis Cloud solutions to their service offerings. Before joining Acronis team, Oleg worked in similar roles in Varonis and Symantec, specialized in Cyber Security solutions. Oleg has a specialist degree in economics and certifications in IT Security, currently resides in Singapore.

TIME

17.45h – 18.05
(20 mins)

SESSION

Coffee Break

TIME

18.05 – 18.25
(20 mins)

SESSION

From Complexity to Simplicity

In this talk Maik Broemme will share some real life use cases on how Virtuozzo Infrastructure will accelerate business growth while reducing operational cost.

Category: Sponsor Session

SPEAKER

Maik Broemme
Maik Broemme is Senior Product Manager, Virtuozzo and Virtuozzo Platform. He doesn’t consider himself a real geek but despite a strong passion for technology, open source and Linux. With more than 10 years’ experience in managing and designing large scale storage and virtualization environments at global hosting companies and more than 4 years’ experience at Acronis as a leading product developer for Cyber Infrastructure hardware appliances,  Maik is always keen to improve the overall technology experience. He’s strongly commited to open-source and current maintainer of intelfb Linux kernel driver.

TIME

18.25 – 18.55
(30 mins)

SESSION

How Digital Transformation affects the Hosting Industry

Technology is radically changing many aspects of our daily life, as the digitalization of processes and tasks is transforming the way you manage servers, applications and websites in the cloud. ‘Digital native’ entrants in nearly every market are fundamentally driving this shift through different needs, priorities and skill sets. How can service providers drive digital transformation and deal with a steadily growing competition while securing existing core profit engines at the same time?

Category: Panel Discussion

SPEAKER

Gavin Gibson, COO and Co-Founder Dreamescape Networks, Singapore
Andy Saw, COO, Exabytes Networks, Malaysia
Manoj Dhanda, CEO and Founder – MicroHost, India

TIME

18.55 – 19.00
(5 mins)

SESSION

Wrap-up

TIME

19.00 – 22.00
(3 hours)

SESSION

Networking dinner

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