About Digiconnect Boardroom: Digitalize Your Financial Services with Rackspace Technology and Google Cloud

Financial services are changing fast- and you must transform to accelerate your transformation! Google Cloud and Rackspace technology services are designed to address the compliance, security and customer experience needs of Banking and Financial services. More than ever before, financial services organizations need a trusted digital transformation partner. Our professional and managed services across apps, data, security, hybrid, and multiple clouds to solve business and IT problems.

They need help tackling the challenges of migrating to and leveraging cloud-based infrastructures, managing existing IT assets, evolving their microservices architectures, improving their DevOps agility and monetizing APIs. Let our experts help you migrate to the right cloud at the right time to optimize and keep you current with ongoing adoption of emerging technologies. We take security seriously and deliver a simpler, smarter, more secure payment experience to security for your Digital Transformation.

This boardroom will bring together senior decision makers and from the Financial services sector to discuss challenges and opportunities in digitalising their financial services in this new normal.

Benefits of Attending

Discover the power of managed services to help your organisation across apps, data, security, hybrid and multiple clouds to solve business and IT problems.

Find out how to tackle the challenges of migrating to and leveraging cloud-based infrastructures, managing existing IT assets, evolving their microservices architectures, improving their DevOps agility and monetizing APIs.

Learn how to migrate to the right cloud at the right time, to optimize and keep you current with ongoing adoption of emerging technologies.



Time 11:00 AM UAE Time Activity
11:00 – 11:05 Welcome & Introductions - George Pawlyszyn 
11:05 – 11:30 Presentation 1 – Jason Gates
11:30 – 12:00 Presentation 2 – Zeid Chamma
12:00 – 12:30 Interactive session and Wrap-up


George Pawlyszyn

General Manager, Middle East and Africa at Rackspace Technology

As General Manager for Middle East and Africa (MEA), George focuses on delivering outstanding value to customers while exceeding the goals of Rackspace Technology™. He is dedicated to providing unbiased expertise for organisations migrating to the cloud and works to enhance existing customer environments. George works closely with partners which include AWS, Google Cloud PlatformTM and Microsoft Azure ® to provide the best-in-class end-to-end multicloud solutions. George has over 30 years of IT industry experience in general management, consulting and business development. He has served customers in multiple industries including financial services, government, healthcare and telecommunications across geographies. Before joining Rackspace Technology, George was Business Development Executive, MEA Leader at IBM where he was responsible for driving large scale and long-term strategic services. During his career, he has also held leade

Jason Gates

Private Cloud Sales Leader - Americas, Rackspace Technology

Jason Gates, leads Digital Transformation Services at Rackspace. Prior to joining Rackspace, Jason served for 4 years as President of RelationEdge. With more than 20 years of business consulting experience, Jason has provided management consulting, business process, renewable energy integration, IT strategy and IT system integration services at companies like Booz & Company, ACME Business Consulting, and Forsythe Solutions Group.

Jason received his bachelor’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University and master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland. He is a partner in Social Venture Partners, a venture philanthropy group helping local nonprofits become stronger and more sustainable organizations.

Zeid Chamma

Regional Sales Manager – Enterprise, Google Cloud

Zeid is a technology advocate with 20 years of experience spanning various technology domains. He currently works with select organizations achieving their digital transformation objectives through Cloud and ML/AI adoption. An engineer by education, Zeid has worked closely with leading organizations across the region, around technology adoption to drive measurable business outcomes. Prior to joining Google, he served in senior sales roles in IBM, covering the Financial Services Industry. He also was responsible for growing the CRM business in Oracle after the Siebel acquisition.


Who Will Attend?

Senior management members with the below job titles from leading banks and financial services organisation in the middle east region:


About Google Cloud

Google Cloud is widely recognized as a global leader in delivering a secure, open, intelligent and transformative enterprise cloud platform. Our technology is built on Google’s private network and is the product of nearly 20 years of innovation in security, network architecture, collaboration, artificial intelligence and open source software. We offer a simply engineered set of tools and unparalleled technology across Google Cloud Platform and G Suite that help bring people, insights and ideas together. Customers across more than 150 countries trust Google Cloud to modernize their computing environment for today’s digital world. For more information, visit https://cloud.google.com/.

About Rackspace Technology

Rackspace Technology is the multicloud solutions expert. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies- across applications, data and security- to deliver end-to-end multicloud solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future.
As a global, multicloud technology services pioneer, we deliver the innovative capabilities of the cloud to help customers build new revenue streams, increase efficiency and create incredible experiences. Everything we do is wrapped in our obsession with our customers’ success – Fanatical Experience™ – so they can work faster, smarter and stay ahead of what’s next. We’re honored to be one of the best places to work year after year according to Fortune, Forbes, and Glassdoor. For more information, visit https://www.rackspace.com/.



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