Rodelio Medrano

Storage Team Lead, Cloud Collaboration & Architecture Team | GlobalFoundries

Rodelio is currently Storage Team Lead in GlobalFoundries and a veteran in the IT industry with more than 18 years of experience in managing Windows, VMware, Backup and Storage systems. He has very in-depth experience in various enterprise storage models from IBM, EMC, Hitachi, HPE, NetApp and Pure Storage.

Rodelio is a Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist and Certified Data Center Professional.


Chua Hock Leng

Managing Director, ASEAN | Pure Storage

Chua Hock Leng is the Managing Director of Pure Storage, ASEAN. Together with a talented team and a strong partner ecosystem, Hock Leng is responsible for managing and sustaining the growth of the Pure Storage business across the diverse region. He is passionate about mentoring and talent management – motivating his team to help organizations accelerate their businesses on Pure Storage’s all-flash data platform as they make the necessary transition from legacy disk infrastructure. Since joining Pure Storage in 2014, Hock Leng has been growing the business by setting up new offices, recruiting staff as well as partners, and leading Pure Storage to rapid and sustained growth across ASEAN and Taiwan.

A veteran in the IT industry with close to 18 years of experience, Hock Leng has held leadership positions at EMC in Asia Pacific and Japan as well as IBM prior to joining Pure Storage. In these roles, he had experience managing multinational accounts across diverse industries such as hightech manufacturing, telecommunications, and media and cloud services.

Hock Leng graduated with an Honours Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.


Danny Higgins

Head, Solution Architects, APJ | Pure Storage

Danny Higgins leads the APJ Solution Architects team and has been with Pure since 2014.

He’s been working with data for more than 20 years and spent the majority of his career working in the financial services industry.

Danny started his career in banking managing databases for mission critical applications and progressed through roles in engineering to become the lead database architect where he designed and built Standard Chartered Banks private cloud Database as a Service infrastructure.

Danny discovered Pure Storage when he was evaluating emerging flash based technologies to enhance this DBaaS offering and was impressed enough to join the company. He initially served as the APJ data architect before moving on to lead the team of specialists that provide expertise in Modern Data Analytics and emerging AI technologies.

Danny holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computing from Manchester University, England.