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Lee Fields Associate Director – Global Pre-Sales at Verizon Asia Pacific

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Lee Field is the Associate Director, Global Presales for Verizon in Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong. In his role, Lee leads the Global Presales team for Enterprise accounts across the region.  The team play a pivotal role in assisting organisations understand their Telecommunications and IT landscape and priorities, allowing for transformation in service delivery and operations.   With a multi-billion business unit it is essential the team innovate to stay relevant in the largest shifts in the technology industry ever seen, as such the growing importance of helping shape the future product landscape within Verizon is of the upmost importance, ensuring customer feedback makes it into product strategy. Lee has over 15 years of experience in IT and Information Security.  Over the last 6 years Lee has held different roles within Verizon Hong Kong including: Leading the Cloud Product organisation across Asia, resulting in the delivery of two secure interconnected Infrastructure as a Service cloud nodes in Hong Kong and Australia. Heading the Consulting Services practice responsible for the build out of a strategic team across Asia Pacific handling complex, multi-tower solutions through consulting engagements. Restructured Global Presales and built out offshore centres to provide back office support and drive cost efficiencies. Prior to Verizon Lee worked for a European based technology vendor who relocated him to Hong Kong following an acquisition of the business by a large APAC based Telecommunications provider.  Initially tasked with developing Managed Security and Information Security Consulting practices in region, Lee was moved into a position looking at regional expansion strategies between Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore and London. His professional highlights include the delivery of strategy and design for web application firewall platforms for a global leader in the financial services industry and multiple database security and data encryption projects for a large central government body in the UK.  In addition, Lee has also consulted on large scale global IT projects in a security, IT and network architecture capacity. Lee is often invited to speak at major events around the region, including Telecom Asia, Hotel Technology Next Generation, Mobile World Congress, DBIR Launch and Vendor summits.

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