Global Restart: APAC Vice President Simon Davies Talks About COVID-19 Lessons Learned in the Region

The coronavirus hit Asia Pacific first, driving overnight changes. Now the region is leading the recovery and return to the office.

I saw the disruption that prompted businesses and government to adopt cloud solutions and leverage data to stay productive unfold before my eyes. Check out my conversation with Christopher Lochhead below, as we talk more about the impacts of COVID-19 and how data can be used to help businessess reopen worldwide. 

This discussion is part of the Splunk Global Restart program, designed to inform decision-makers about how data can help build a more resilient organization. 


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Simon Davies is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Splunk in APAC, responsible for the full portfolio of Splunk solutions. Mr. Davies manages sales, presales, business development, partners and go-to-market product strategies for the region, including ANZ, ASEAN, India, Greater China and Japan.

An experienced leader in building, selling, and implementing IT solutions in Asia Pacific, Mr. Davies served previously as Asia Pacific and Japan Vice President of Business Applications at Microsoft. Before that, he held various senior leadership positions at Salesforce.com, Oracle and Citibank.

Mr. Davies holds two degrees from the University of Melbourne in Commerce and Computer Science. He served as a Board Member of the Asia Internet Coalition, and he is an advisor for pre-IPO technology companies in Singapore and San Francisco.

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