#CloudAdvantage Session 2: Leveraging the Cloud for Trust and Management Companies

The Cloud Factory hosted its 2nd event under the on-going series of #CloudAdvantage at Muzika Bagatelle on 10th March 2017. The event invited some of the prominent players from Fund and Administration companies in Mauritius.

During the breakfast session, Marc Israel, CTO Microsoft (WECA) spoke about the fast changing technology landscape of business and how Cloud is impacting business transformation, making them stay competitive and secure while leveraging Cloud as the enabler.

Casiya Thaniel, Attorney at Microsoft informed the industry participants about efforts being made by Microsoft globally in order to ensure the alignment between Cloud adoption by financial sector and ensuring compliance to regulatory needs.

The event witnessed the last talk by The Cloud Factory, represented by Vivek Mathur, on practical aspect of Cloud adoption, where to begin with and how to approach the Cloud journey in order to ensure a successful investment in technology which is fully aligned with business objectives.


Marc Israel | Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft WECA

With over 25 years of experience in the IT field, Marc has lead the team that launched Microsoft cloud services in Africa and now serves as the Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft West, East and Central Africa. He’s been living for more than 17 years in Mauritius and brings a wealth of best practices about IT in small isolated countries.


Casiya Thaniel | Attorney at
Microsoft Corporation

In her capacity as a trusted legal advisor and business partner, Casiya assumes legal responsibility for a segment of Microsoft’s Global Sales, Marketing and Operations (“GSMO”) organization where she is primarily responsible for negotiating complex cloud deals with Fortune 100 Corporations and large customers in the Financial Services industry in the East Region of the United States.






Vivek Mathur | Managing Partner at
The Cloud Factory EMEA

As Managing Partner, Vivek is responsible for the financing, vision, culture and overarching strategy for The Cloud Factory. He has 18 years’ experience in technology domain with significant years associated with concept-to-monetization of data centre and Cloud business & assisting businesses of all size align IT with their core business objectives. He is passionate about helping businesses solve complex problems using new age technologies, with plan and confidence.



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