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Fujitsu World Tour visits Australia in July 2016 to explore Human Centric Innovation in Action

News facts:
  • Fujitsu roadshow reaches Australia in July 2016 as part of annual World Tour, hosting events in Sydney and Brisbane.
  • Exhibition showcases how Fujitsu’s Human Centric Innovation in Action is helping customers to drive their Digital Transformation.
  • Dr Alex Bazin, VP, Head of Internet of Things, Digital Business Platform, Global Delivery and Yoshikuni Takashige, VP, Head of Marketing Strategy are first keynote speakers announced.
Sydney, May 25, 2016 – The popular Fujitsu World Tour roadshow will reach Australian shores in July under the theme ‘Human Centric Innovation in Action’. The program will focus on the rapid acceleration of digital technologies and examine the ways in which they are fuelling innovation and transformation. The Australian stop-over will be hosted at the Hilton Sydney on Thursday 21st July and at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on Tuesday 26th July.
With more than 11,000 delegates expected at 20 venues in 16 countries across 5 continents, the Fujitsu World Tour provides a unique opportunity to experience how Fujitsu can support digital transformation challenges. Fujitsu and third-party experts will share their experience and advise attendees on how they can best walk the digital tightrope.
Dr Alex Bazin, Vice President, Head of Internet of Things, Digital Business Platform, Global Delivery and Yoshikuni Takashige, Vice President, Head of Marketing Strategy are the first keynote speakers announced for the Australian program, with further speakers to be announced in the coming weeks.
The six-month Fujitsu World Tour showcases the latest trends in Digital Transformation, Hybrid IT, Mobilising the Enterprise, Business-centric Infrastructure, Security, the Internet of Things, and Fujitsu’s integrated end-to-end value chain of products, solutions and services.
As in previous years the event will showcase examples of technologies focused on Human Centric Innovation developed by Fujitsu Laboratories, the global network of research facilities that forms the central pillar of the Fujitsu Group's research and development.
Mike Foster, Chief Executive Officer of Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand, said: “This year we have assembled a program with a strong focus on digitalisation, which is firmly on the agenda for large enterprise and government organisations. Today’s organisations are continually faced with the challenges of competing and providing excellent service in an ever-changing environment. Through the content at Fujitsu World Tour this year we aim to empower people with the intelligence and information that will help them to make good use of their data and to drive digital transformation with the help of ICT.”
Fujitsu recognises that across industries and countries, technology plays an increasingly crucial role in everyday life. The World Tour aims to provide inspiration demonstrating how to leverage the unprecedented amount of ICT power that customers have at their fingertips today.
Locations and dates
The Fujitsu World Tour 2016 begins in April and runs through October. The Australian program will take place in Sydney on Thursday 21st July and in Brisbane on Tuesday 26th July. The full list of dates and locations is at http://www.fujitsu.com/worldtour.
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About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 159,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.8 trillion yen (US$40 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.

About Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand

Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand is a leading service provider of business, information technology and communications solutions. We partner with our customers to consult, design, build, operate and support business solutions. From strategic consulting to application and infrastructure solutions and services, Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand have earned a reputation as the single supplier of choice for leading corporate and government organisations. Fujitsu Australia Limited and Fujitsu New Zealand Limited are wholly owned subsidiaries of Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702). See www.fujitsu.com/au.

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Collin Duff-Tytler
Marketing Programs and Communications Manager
Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand

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Date: 25 May, 2016
City: Sydney