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30 October 2014 | Professional Development Event 

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What is my next job going to look like & 

how do I prepare for it? 



Thursday 30 October, 2014 from   7.00 PM to 9:00 PM SGT 
* Registrations & Refreshments start from 6.00 PM


Seminar Room 2.2 @ School of Information Systems

Singapore Management University

80 Stamford Road, Level 2  

Singapore 178902  




itSMF Member: Free 
* For itSMF members who registered  for this event but fail to attend without  prior notice or a valid reason, a no-  show fee of SGD 50.00 will be  charged. 
SPMI, ISACA & IAS Members: 
SGD 25.00 


Non-Members: SGD 50.00
*EARLY BIRD SGD25.00 Discount!   
Valid till 25 October, 2014



itSMF Singapore Chapter 
+65 63275688 



Are you thinking what Cloud adoption means for your job? Or have you been hearing a lot about off-shoring at work? Or is it the Mobility, FlexiWork or DevOps that intrigues you? 


All of these, and many other shifts in the IT Industry, are causing real changes in the local job landscape. In order to sustain and grow in this competitive and fast changing IT market, IT professionals cannot afford to be oblivious of these trends and transformations.


itSMF Singapore Chapter is proud to bring you this event with a multi-facet look from the perspective of 3 key industry leaders:

Jamie Donoghue, who is the Director and Principal Consultant of UXC Consulting.

Nikhil Datt, who is the Senior Vice President (Professional Services) of Emerio.

Ganesh Natarajan, who is a Director in Optimum Solutions with approximately 23 years of overall experience.

The pressing questions they will bring clarity to are:
  • What are the key trends in the IT market?
  • How do these trends affect the careers of ITSM and other IT professionals?
  • What are the key skills and expertise that would help IT professionals to stay relevant and grow in the future IT market?  

About the Speakers

  Jamie Donoghue


Director and Principal Consultant (UXC Consulting);


Jamie, a dual citizen of the UK and NZ, has spent over 17 years improving IT Services for best in class companies in the UK, Australia and Asia. His experience spans the full spectrum of IT functions including: IT Governance, Business Development, IT Management Consultancy, Programme and Project Management , Service Management and Technical Specialist roles.

He combines his practical working knowledge and deep understanding of best-practices to design and implement customised solutions that have real life applicability and measurable value.


  Nikhil Datt




Senior Vice President - Professional Services (Emerio); Masters in International Trade, Bachelors (Hons) Degree in Economics from Delhi University 

Nikhil heads Professional Services in Singapore for Emerio and is responsible for building excellence and scaling the existing business across both permanent and contract recruitment.

Nikhil has more than 16 years of experience in the technology recruitment space, recruiting across Asia and leading large delivery teams. He is an expert in technology recruitment with an excellent market reputation of being able to deliver with great success. He brings with him a wealth of experience and a strong network across APAC region.

Prior to joining Emerio, Nikhil has held senior leadership positions with Kelly Services, Talent2, Merrill Lynch and DBS Bank. Nikhil's motto for his team is SAP - Speed, Accuracy and Professionalism and he lives by it himself. 


  Ganesh Natarajan



Director (Optimum Solutions); Degree in Electronics & Communication engineering and Bachelor of Science (Maths)

 Ganesh is a seasoned IT professional with approximately 23 years of overall experience. Ganesh has worked in leading organizations in the IT and Banking sector (Standard Chartered Bank, Infosys and Polaris) and has successfully led Testing Center of Excellence (COE) and enterprise level "Global Testing Initiatives". He has proven expertise in defining vision, transformation agenda and implementation plan and is currently leading technology initiatives for "Optimum Solutions". 


Join us at this event, listen from the leaders, share your ideas and learn about the SHIFTS IN THE IT INDUSTRY - WHERE IS MY NEXT JOB?





All programs and events are subject to change and/or cancellation due to scheduling conflicts, availability of the speaker, low registration and/or circumstances beyond the control of the itSMFSingapore Chapter