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Taking the Cloud to Japan: Laggards and Lions of Japan's Digital Transformation

November 5, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:50pm
Zoom Meeting

Join us for a seminar discussing the trends, challenges, and outlook for Digital Transformation (DX) in Asia from the standpoint of providing storage solution services that enable digital transformation.


Mr. Brian Burns, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Cloudian

With extensive experience and relationships in Japan, China and other Asian countries, Brian Burns has led market entry, sales and marketing, and strategic fundraising for North American software companies seeking to accelerate their growth in the region. He crafted and led go-to-market strategies, built sales organizations and opened business operations for Cloudian, HashiCorp, Hortonworks, ViXS, Cybersource (VISA), Microsoft and Apple Computer. His industry domains include enterprise software with a focus on Big Data, analytics, AI/ML, and IoT.  Mr. Burns graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with majors in Engineering and Asian Languages.  He earned his MBA from Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, where he was an InterPacific Scholar and attended Keio University in Tokyo. He speaks Japanese and Mandarin Chinese.

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Digital Transformation Among New and Traditional Industries in Asia is a seminar series beginning Thursday, September 17, 2020 and continuing weekly until November 19, 2020 with a final series keynote by Mr. Thomas Siebel, CEO  All seminars are open to the public and will be held online via Zoom, 4:30 PM -5:50 PM, with informal networking following until approximately 6:30 PM (PST).  

To view past sessions and see upcoming scheduled speakers in the series, please visit:

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US-Asia Technology Management center
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