Yonghai Zhang

Managing Director | PDG

Yonghai has over 25 years of experience in building data center and IT businesses in China. Most recently as a President of Pioneer Universe Group, he was responsible for the entire data center business spanning across China. Prior to that he was at HP for 20 years, including a very successful stint as the GM of HP’s data center business, which he built from scratch to a substantial profitable business over an 8 year period, serving the top Chinese internet companies from their formative years through their hyperscale growth.

张永海在中国的数据中心建设IT业务方面拥有25年多经验。在加入 PDG 前,他是盘古集团(Pioneer Universe Group)的一名总裁,负责全中国各地的数据中心业务。在此之前,他在惠普工作了20年,曾任惠普数据中心业务的总经理,交付了出色的业绩——他用了8年的时间,将这一项从零开始的新业务做出了相当可观的利润,在中国互联网公司创立到进入大规模发展的全程,为它们提供服务。

Darren Yong

Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications ; Head of Clients & Markets Development | KPMG Asia Pacific

Darren is the Asia Pacific Head of Technology, Media & Telecommunications located in Singapore. He is
also the Asia Pacific Head of Clients & Markets Development and is part of the ASPAC Leadership team.
A highly accomplished executive with over 20 years’ experience in Telecom and Information Technology,
Darren is passionate about bringing emerging technology solutions to clients, to enable their digital
transformation journey. Darren has led key technology engagements in KPMG which cover Strategy, Data
Migration, Cloud, Blockchain and use case builds. Working with C-suite clients across Telecom,
Technology, Banking, Insurance, Life Sciences, Energy and Resource, Consumer, he advises businesses
on Strategy, Transformation, Cyber Security, Data and Analytics and Cloud.
Prior to joining KPMG, Darren worked in the industry where he held key positions in companies such as
Orange Business Services, Verizon Business, Sprint International, Lucent Worldwide Services, Siemens,
and Nortel.

Li Wei

Li Wei, General Manager of Enterprise Development and Investment Department of Sinnet, Honorary Advisor of DCMI Data Center International Business School.

Li Wei graduated from Zhejiang University with a master’s degree in engineering and worked for 10 years with ZTE Corporation as its Senior Technical Manager of Domestic Marketing Department, Director of Strategic Cooperation, Chief Engineer of Headquarters Solution Marketing Department and many other roles. After which, he took on the roles of a Senior Analyst in the Telecommunications Industry at Mirae Asset Securities (HK), Everbright International (HK) and CITIC Securities. He then moved on to become the Chief Analyst at Essence Securities and Zhongtai Securities and subsequently the Vice President and Board Secretary of Eastone.

In his current appointment as General Manager of Enterprise Development and Investment Department of Sinnet, he value-adds and provides deep insight into the Telecommunications Industry.

Eric Liu

Founder and GM | DCMap

Liu Guiwu (Eric Liu) is the founder of DCMap, market research and consultancy in China’s Datacenter industry. He has a wealth of experience and continuously tracks and studies China’s Datacenter industry, servicing hundreds of specialised projects for policy-making, institutional investors, IDC operators, equipment suppliers and industrial users. Through his fifteen years in the industry, Mr Liu has accumulated extensive industrial databases and a strong in-depth understanding of market needs and analysis.
Under his guidance, DCMap issued the <China DC Market Supply and Demand Research Report> which provides a continuous study on and holds in-depth insight into investments, the demand and supply and future trends of the Chinese market and Tier 1 cities (including Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen), as well as, other markets surrounding Tier 1 cities (including Langfang, Zhangjiakou, Suzhou, Wuxi, Dongguan, Huizhou).

Luo Zhigang

Vice President | China Digital Smart Information Research Institute

Luo Zhigang is an expert in Data Center industry in China. He has been involved in the in-depth research on market analysis, technological developments and trends within DC field. He curated a number of national standards, industry standards, subject researches and market reports related to Datacenters.

罗志刚是中国数据中心行业研究的专家。他对数据中心领域的行业与市场分析、技术与发展趋势有深度研究,参与编制了多项数据中心相关的国家标准、行业标准、课题研究、市场报告。

Edward Tay

Chief Executive Officer | Sistema Asia Capital

Edward Tay is the Chief Executive Officer for Sistema Asia Capital, a registered Fund Management Company with MAS. Prior to his current role, he has served senior appointments in technology giants and corporations, i.e, IBM, Inspur, British Telecom, Keppel T&T. He is an avid angel investor, and presently serves as an Adjunct Professor at the School of economics, Beijing University and is also a project mentor at the International Trading Institute, Singapore Management University. As part of giving back to the society, Edward dedicates time to speak at local and regional conferences and speaks avidly across domains such as Data Centres, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Smart Cities, Media, Tourism, Healthcare, Investment and Real Estate. He graduated with Honours in Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering in National University of Singapore.

 

Danny Cheng

Secretary General / LEED Data Centers Advisory (China) Committee | Chairman / Banyano Data Center Consulting Inc

Danny Cheng is currently Chairman of Banyano Data Center Consulting, Inc, a leading professional service and consultation provider focusing on data center field in China.

He is the lead author of 《Data Center Site Infrastructure Operation and Maintenance Management Standard》-2015 and one of the most popular book in the industry- 《From Rookie to Expert, Data Center Operation Guide》with over 10000 copies sold.

He also serves as the Secretary General, LEED Data Centers Advisory (China) Committee under USGBC. Before founding Banyano, Danny was responsible for design, build, and operate 21vianet’s data centers cross the country.