Dr. Lee Hing Yan

Executive Vice President, APAC | Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)

Hing Yan LEE is Executive Vice President, APAC at the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). He has over 30 years of ICT working experience in both the public and private sectors. He was global director of the CSA STAR program for 6 months in 2017.  Prior to that, he was Director of National Cloud Computing Office at the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) for 9+ years, where he was responsible for the national program for, inter alia, developing the cloud ecosystem, promoting cloud adoption by government agencies and private enterprises, and building a trusted environment (which included developing the Multi-Tier Cloud Security (MTCS) standards and Cloud Outage Incident Response guidelines).

He was previously Deputy Director of National Grid Office at the Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR), Principal Scientist at the Institute for Infocomm Research, Director of Knowledge Lab and Deputy Director of Japan-Singapore Artificial Intelligence Centre at the Kent Ridge Digital Labs as well as Deputy Director at Information Technology Institute (the applied R&D arm of the National Computer Board). He oversaw and managed industry collaborations and applied R&D in machine language translation, spoken language dialogue, expert systems, knowledge discovery, data mining, data visualization, and other knowledge-driven efforts.

Hing Yan co-founded two high-tech companies in 2000 and is a technology advisor to a fintech start-up.  He was an adjunct associate professor at the National University of Singapore, served on the School of Digital Media & Infocomm Technology Advisory Committee at the Singapore Polytechnic, Engineering Accreditation Board team member (2014), co-chair of the National Infocomm Competency Framework Technical Committee on Cloud Computing as well as a member of the Cloud Computing Standards Coordinating Task Force of the Singapore Infocomm Standards Committee (ITSC). He was also a member of the NatSteel Corporate R&D Advisory Panel, an advisor/member to the Singapore National Archives Board, and the Australia-Singapore Joint ICT Council.  Hing Yan is a Fellow and former VP of the Cloud Chapter in Singapore Computer Society. He is active in the ITSC working group on MTCS revision, and SingAREN Lightwave Internet Exchange (SLIX 2.0) Steering Committee. He has also undertaken consultancy and research reviews for the  governments of Finland, Israel, Malaysia and Singapore as well as cloud service providers.

He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with PhD and MS degrees in Computer Science.  He previously studied at Imperial College London in the UK where he obtained a BSc (Eng.) with 1st Class Honours in Computing and MSc in Management Science.

Dian Rachmawan

Director of Wholesale & International Service | PT Telkom Indonesia

Dian Rachmawan is The Director of Wholesale & International of Telkom, state-owned information and communications technology enterprise and telecommunications network in Indonesia. After spending the last 20 years with Tekom, Dian is responsible for the overall growth of Telkom and strong ability to solve problems using excellent judgment and decision-making skills which includes shaping the values and standards of Wholesale & International at Telkom. Extensively developed analytical skills alongside excellent technology and server management abilities. Dian has been an effective and versatile player in the Data Center industry, he holds a Master degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Bradford. He has previously graduated from The Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS) in Electrical & Telecommunication Engineering.

In the past recent years, he has focused on creating and developing new products and solutions for Wholesale & International. Exploring new business opportunities from vertical market and match the needs with capabilities. Those who know Dian well describe him as highly perceptive, intuitive, and passionate in driving innovative ideas.

Amanda Julia Isa

Data Center, Platform Product and Solution | PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia

Ms Amanda Julia Isa is a Millenials young engineer with

  • 6 International Awards in Science, Humanitarian, and Leadership
  • 5 National Championship in National Science & Social
  • 2 International Journal Publication in Telco Engineering

Currently, she is working in state-owned Telecommunications enterprise, Telkom Indonesia.

She is assign as Data Center Platform product solution officer at directorate wholesale and international network services.

Kugenesh Segaran

Product Manager, Colocation & Cloud On-Ramp | Epsilon

Kugenesh is a product specialist with over 8 years of experience in the management of cloud products. In his current role, he leads the development of Epsilon’s Direct Cloud Connect solution and manages relationships with the major cloud service providers. Kugenesh also oversees the company’s portfolio of data centers located in Singapore, London, New York, and Hong Kong.

Kugenesh established his career in product management at Dell before joining Epsilon in 2019. He graduated from the University of Sunderland with a Master of Business Administration in General Business Administration and Management.

I Wayan Sukerta

Director of Delivery and Operation | Telkom Indonesia

Career Highlight:

2019- Director of Delivery and Operation Telkomsigma
2016- Deputy EGM IT Operation Telkom Indonesia
2016- Senior Advisor I Digitalisasi HCM Telkom Indonesia
2015- SM Corporate & Analytic System Development Telkom Indonesia
2014- SM Enterprise Management System Development Telkom Indonesia
2012- OSM Customer Data Management Telkom Indonesia
2007- Manager Billing Development Telkom Indonesia
2006- Manager of IT Network and Security Telkom Indonesia

Education highlights:

1998, Master Program- Integrated Services Intelligent Network University of Plymouth, Plymouth – United Kingdom.
1997, Teknik Elektro Telekomunikasi Sekolah Tinggi Teknologi Telkom

Dr H Sukamta

Member | DPR (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat)

Educational Background :
Magister & Doctoral Program, Chemical Engineering, the University of Salford, Manchester, United Kingdom (2005)
Bachelor program, Chemical Engineering, University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (1995)
High School 2, Klaten, Central Java, Indonesia (1985)
Secondary School Wedi, Klaten, Central Java, Indonesia (1982)
Elementary School Pandes, Wedi, Klaten, Central Java, Indonesia (1979)

Work Experience :
Member of Commission I of the (2014 – present)
Head of Foreign Affairs and Development, Central Board of Prosperous Justice Party (present)
Secretary of Faction of Prosperous Justice Party, the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indoensia(2015 – present)
Member of the Regional House of the Representatives of Special Region of Yogyakarta (2009-2014).

Wilson Josup

Director Business Development | Open Computing

 

Edwin Utama

Sales Director | PT Data Clean Indonesia

Edwin Utama is Sales Director of PT Data Clean Indonesia, a data center cleaning specialist. He has over 20 years of professional experience in a variety of domains.

He holds Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Institut Teknologi Bandung and Master of Management from Institute Management Jakarta.

Sutedjo Tjahjadi

Datacomm Cloud Business | Managing Director

Responsible for managing Cloud Businesses, Mr. Tjahjadi has developed several business ventures from ground zero to multimillion dollars within a short span of time. A veteran with more than 25 years in the IT Industry at companies such as Cisco Systems, ADTRAN and Avaya.

Henry Vaaderpass

Co-Founder | Warren.io

13+ years in IT, grown out from Estonian telecom, started out as OpenText technical consultant to proceed into open source eCommerce. Technically consulted more than 25 high street brands and digital agencies in London.

Started a digital agency to deliver eCommerce solutions for Universal Music, Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew, Wedgwood, Radiohead (500+ customers to date). Was able to see first hand the pain points of delivering eCommerce solutions on public and private clouds.

Co-founded Warren.io 3 years ago to streamline, simplify and automate the processes of moving to the cloud.

Fabrian Setiadi

Business Solution Manager | CBNCloud

Fabrian has been in the Information Technology Service industry for more than 13 years. Starting career as a corporate network engineer and had a lot of experience in a multi-role position during the journey, from technical into a commercial role.
Currently, Fabrian works as a Business Solution Manager at CBNCloud one of the pioneers of public cloud provider lead sales, marketing, pre-sales, and support team.
Previously, he was a solution architect at CBN internet, where he gets a chance to develop managed services business to create a new revenue stream and long-term services to corporate customers.

Tan Lee Kheng

General Manager | Keppel Data Centres

Ms. Tan Lee Kheng holds a Bachelor of Engineering with Second Class Honours (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) from Nanyang Technological University. She has more than 20 years of experience in the Data Centre business, particularly in design and engineering, project delivery and operation in leading turnkey data centre projects implementation.

Prior to joining KDCH, Lee Kheng was an Independent Data Centre Consultant Advisor and had designed, constructed and operationalize many large scales data centre in Asia including Indonesia for several local and overseas banks.

Dr. Tan Kian Hua

Chief Information Security Officer | ACCORIX.PTE.LTD

Dr. Tan Kian Hua is currently holding the position as the Chief Information Security Officer(CISO) at Accorix Pte Ltd located in Singapore and also engage by several other companies as their virtual CISO, taking care of their local and overseas offices (Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand & Hong Kong). Dr. Tan expertises include designing and implementing world-class cybersecurity solutions with machine learning abilities to serve both internal and external customers. Being part of the management team, Dr. Tan work closely with his marketing team and external vendors to create and educate companies in cyber-awareness.

Dr.Tan completed his Ph.D. with LIGS university with GPA of 3.8/4. His Ph.D. dissertation research topic is on “Internet of Things & Cyber Security Evolves Strategies Management” and awarded Distinction. He also holds a graduate diploma in Digital Forensics & Cyber Security from Aventis School of Management. Dr.Tan is also an Advanced Big Data Professional and has completed Executive Program in, Internet of Things: Business Implications and opportunities, and, Artificial Intelligence: Implications for Business Strategy, from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Jeffrey Stuart Allan

Director | AWP Pte Ltd Architects

A graduate and post graduate with distinctions from Oxford Brookes School of Architecture in both Architecture and Built Resource Studies (Architectural Regeneration and Re-development) and a Chartered Architect in the UK and Singapore.  As a Director of AWP Architects (AWP Pte Ltd – Singapore/ Asia Pacific) his principal roles are that of design & technical director and Green Mark Advanced Accredited Professional (AAP) for disciplines of Architecture, Urban Design, Planning and Environmental Sustainable Design.

Jeffrey is a multiple award winning and published Architect for design, technical innovation and construction with over 27 years of experience through projects in Asia, Middle East and UK.In addition to a diversity of regional commercial, institutional, residential and master planning commissions, Jeffrey is a specialist in the sector of Industrial, Science and Technology projects and a leading figure in the feasibility study, design and construction of New Build and Building Conversions for Data Centre’s in Asia, for clients such as:

Air Trunk, AWS, Citi Bank, Credit Suisse, Digital Reality, Equinix, Global Switch, IMDA, IO, Iron Mountain, Keppel, JTC, Microsoft, OCBC, STT, Tata, Telin and Telstra.

Ajay Sunder

Deputy Director Strategy | SC-Nex, Sumitomo Subsidiary Singapore

Functional Expertise

  • Deputy Director – Strategy for SC-Nex , Sumitomo’s subsidiary looking at Strategy /Investments for Sumitomo
    Digital in the region
  • Over 13 years of Advisory/investment expertise across SE Asia
  • Worked with wide variety of ecosystem players – including telecom operators, Data centre service providers,
    vendors ,venture capitalists etc.
  • Key areas of functional expertise include
  • New market entry strategy
  • Carrier and vendor strategy – New services/product roadmap
  • M&A Valuation ,investment analysis , venture pitching and financing for tech start-ups

Industry Expertise

  • Experience base covering broad range of sectors, leveraging long-standing working relationships with leading
    industry participants’
  • Telecommunications Services. Mobile & Wireless Communications, Data communication services
  • Data centre & Cloud
  • Digital services – Fintech , Ecommerce

Career Highlights

  • Prior to Sumitomo, Ajay used to lead the regional ICT Research and Advisory team for Frost & Sullivan , APAC and
    has extensive expertise in working with Major Telcos/Service Providers in APAC region
  • Has worked as Investment Manager with Invest NZ ( subsidiary of New Zealand Trade & Enterprise ), the
    economic development agency for New Zealand in promoting investments in ICT sector and raising Capital for the
    New Zealand tech start-ups
  • Worked as Senior Telecom Engineer with Hughes Software Systems

Education

  • Bachelor of Engineering ( Computer Engineering ) , Delhi College of Engineering
  • Masters in Business Administration, Indian Institute of Management – Calcutta

Ronald Setiawan

Director | Indokeppel Data Centers

Ronald Setiawan has taken up many roles and challenges in his 10+ years of experience in the industry.
Started up his career in CBN as a Corporate Support officer then to the Network Operation officer, he came across many technical challenges from simple desktop troubleshooting to complex network design, exposed to different variety of networking equipment, such as Cisco, Linksys etc.
In 2004, he took a new role as a Supervisor for the technical team, moving from there he was appointed Manager for the Corporate Support and Datacenter Department in 2007. During his role at that time, he learn a lot on supervising, managing, planning, collaborating as well as leading a group of individual.
In the late 2011, Ronald was challenged to manage the Retail & Residential Support team, his mission was to enhance the customer service quality as well as improve the staff level of productivity. Focusing on building a positive work ethic as well as providing strong leadership engagement, he has managed to make a positive impact upon the team performance.
With a strong skill set in managing, coordinating, leading as well as directing a group of people in achieving corporate goals, he was assigned Chief Operating Officer for PT CBN Nusantara, a subsidiary company of PT Cyberindo Aditama which focus on providing professional datacenter infrastructure service and now the is the Director of Keppel Data Centres Indonesia.

Rudi Rusdiah

Chairman | ABDI (Asosiasi Big Data & AI)

Chief Editor ICT News Portal and Magazine – Komite.ID
Board of Commissioner – DPA Mastel (Masyarakat Telematika);
Member of National Cyber-Desk, MenkoPolhukam (2014-2015).
Lecturer Master Computer Program at University Budi Luhur on Big Data;
Strategy and Policy; Cyber and Data Security.

Education:
Electrical Engineering, Carleton University (1979), Ottawa, Canada;
Master degree in International Relations, University GajahMada (2009),
Doctorate Degree in Economic (Sustainable Development), University
Trisakti (2015).

Born in Surabaya (1956). Completing PPRA XLII in 2008 from Indonesian National Resilience Institute(Lemhannas)

Faisal Reza

Chief Technology Officer | IDCloudhost

Faisal is a information technology instructor and entrepreneur, passionate about computer networking, system administration, cloud computing, and business continuity. Experienced in IT related field as solutions provider for 9+ years

Kaustubh Patwardhan

Director-Southeast Asia and Hong Kong | Ashnik

Kaustubh Patwardhan is Ashnik’s Director for Southeast Asia (SEA) and Hong Kong. He leads sales, strategy and business development for the region. Kaustubh joined in 2013 and heads Ashnik’s SEA enterprise open source business with responsibility for strategic planning, channels, and partners, sales and operations. He has been instrumental in building Ashnik’s culture which is centered on agility and innovation, aligning it to the core ideology of open source itself. Besides playing a key role in Ashnik’s multi-fold sales growth trajectory, his key accomplishments are building a solid partner ecosystem across the region and being highly responsive on customer engagements.

Kaustubh has a sound understanding of customer behaviour, their ache points as well as the solutions to help address them. He brings to Ashnik over 12 years of industry experience.

Prior to joining Ashnik, Kaustubh has worked with STMicroelectronics and Motorola. He completed
his education from National University of Singapore (NUS) and IIM, Ahmedabad.

 

 

Benny

Director | PT. Daya Perkasa Abadi

A senior sales professional with more than 20 years of experience specializing in the field of Data Center Infrastructure industry ranging from precision cooling, power management, and data protection. Throughout the career as a data center infrastructure specialist, Benny has been involved in providing infrastructure solution to mission-critical environment of various sectors in the field of telecommunications, banking, and colocation businesses.

Benny currently heads a team of sales professionals across Indonesia in providing expertise solution services of data center infrastructure from pre-sales, tender & design, and execution.

Yulius Lynarda

Digital Services & Software Regional Manager - Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei | Schneider Electric

Yulius has more than 17 years of experience in management and strategy in the enterprise software and IT infrastructure business. Throughout Yulius’s career, he meets and consults with CIOs, IT Management, Data Center Executives and IT Security Executives on initiatives pertaining to IT Infrastructure, Data Center, IT Security and Manage Services.

Thomas Suh

Regional Sales Director, APAC | Epsilon

Thomas Suh is a sales leader and senior business development professional with more than 15 years
of experience in the telecommunications industry. As Epsilon’s Regional Sales Director, he leads a
team of sales professionals, sales support and solution consultants to grow the business across APAC
by supporting new and existing customers’ connectivity needs.

Having deep understanding in Cloud, Network Connectivity, SDN and SD-WAN services, Thomas has
a proven track record of sales in various markets including Singapore, Hong Kong, China, South Korea
and Japan. He is dedicated to making connectivity simple for customer base ranging from service
providers to digital unicorn, with focus on supporting APAC enterprise businesses with globally
managed SD-WAN solutions.
Thomas held strategic sales positions and achieved top sales position in Pacnet, Singtel, China
Telecom Global and Global Cloud Xchange before joining Epsilon in 2016.

Tamás Balogh

Director | H1 Systems

Mr Tamas Balogh principal consultant and director of H1 Systems Singapore.

Data center infrastructure expert and consultant with several dozens of data center facility projects from scratch, business planning, design till construction and operation. Tamas has a strong R&D interests and experience in data center energy efficiency innovation projects.

Presenter led DC projects like the primary site for the Swiss CERN, strategic governmental and mission critical private and colocation facilities. He is a passionate, open minded innovator with restless curiosity for new technologies and solutions.

Theo Nasser

Chief Executive Officer | Right-Hand Cybersecurity

Theo is the CEO and Co-Founder at Right-Hand Cybersecurity. Theo is originally from Silicon Valley, but has been based in APAC across Singapore, Japan, and Australia since 2014. Prior to founding Right-Hand, Theo worked at FireEye as an APAC Business Development Manager and also SonicWall as an APAC Sales Director. Theo is a mission oriented business leader, driven to shift the power away from attackers and back into the hands of businesses.

George Lim

Technical Director | Power Technologies Private Limited

George Lim; Technical Director – specializes in providing technical, innovative, technology-based solutions to a wide range of industries and applications. George has responsibility for the successful delivery of all solutions and project support functions locally & SEA.

Edward van Leent

Chairman and CEO | EPI – Enterprise Products Integration Pte Ltd

Edward has over 30 years of experience in the global high-tech, high-availability and mission-critical data centre industry. With the unique combination of in-depth technical knowledge and an excellent grasp of the trends and developments in the industry, Edward is the key-driver behind the success of EPI, growing EPI from a small UK-origin company to become a global organization with presence in over 60 countries.
Edward is an active member of a number of data centre professional groups including AFCOM, IDCP, FEA, ASHRAE, Green Data Centre Alliance, Data Centre Professionals, Data Centre Architects, Data Centre Facilities Management Group and the Data Centre Engineering Group. He is a canvassing and voting member for BICSI-002 and sits on the TR42 committee (ANSI/TIA-942 standard). He is also the Vice-Chairman of the workgroup for the Singapore Standard for BC/DCR-SS507. Edward holds the ISO/IEC-2000 Lead Auditor and Lead Consultant certificates. He has performed over hundreds of data centre audits worldwide and has been selected as the sole auditor under iDA/Spring/PSB to audit mission critical site facilities for clause 4 in the SS507-BC/DR standard.
He has also been honoured with awards such as the ‘World-Wide Field Operations Award’, the ‘Excellence Award’, the prestigious ‘Chairman’s Achievement Award’, and ‘CEO of the Month’.
Being one of the thought leaders in the industry, he is a much sought-after speaker for his extensive knowledge on topics related to mission critical data centres.

Nimisha Tailor

Competition and Regulation Specialist | Keynote Women Speakers

Nimisha is a competition and regulation specialist with international experience. Having worked in consultancy firms and competition regulators in UK, New Zealand and Singapore, she has a deep understanding of how regulators operate and how markets function. She has led high-profile merger investigations, drafted merger regulation guidelines, assessed complaints of anti-competitive behaviour and advised government agencies on competition matters. As a former Deputy Director, at the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore, Nimisha supervised in-depth market studies on e-commerce and various consumer products. As an expert, she was seconded to the Singapore Tourism Board to lead a regulatory review.

Nimisha has advised companies on the competition effects of their business strategies and conducted competition training workshops. She has presented to industry associations, business schools, universities, workshops for ASEAN government agencies, as well as at the International Competition Network Conference.

Nimisha is featured in Keynote Asia’s Women Speakers, a directory of female speakers, and is a member of the Economic Society of Singapore. She is a former member of the UK Government Economic Service and has an MSc degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science

Paul Chen

Head of Solutions Architect for ASEAN | Amazon Web Services

As the head of Architecture for Amazon Web Services ASEAN, Paul is responsible
for managing a regional team of Solutions Architects, creating architectural best
practices and working with customers on how they use the cloud for business
transformation.
He has 30 years of pre-sales leadership and solutions experience in the IT Industry,
with 15+ years in technical management across ASEAN and Asia Pacific. His breath
of technology experience includes cloud architectures, application solutions
development, database platforms, web-based applications, networking, enterprise
mobility solutions, virtualized unified communications and customer experience
platforms.

Laurensius Then

Business Development Manager Data Centre Lifecycle Services | Schneider Electric

Laurensius Then joined Schneider Electric in April 2004 and is currently Business Development Manager Data Centre Lifecycle Services for Secure Power Division East Asia.

As a Business Development for Data Centre Lifecycle Services he leads the Business Development of Schneider Electric’s Data Centre Lifecycle Services in conjunction with implementation projects team, designs team and works closely with customers in an advisory role, offering strategic counsel to help them successfully implement the right technical solutions for their business.

His team provides the standards and competency in being subject matter expertise for DCLS including Design Consulting, Design Optimization, Project Management and Critical Facility Operations.

He has gained over 15 years of experience in Asia in Business Development, Technical Solutioning, and Project Management.

Laurensius Then holds a Master Degree in Business Administration in General Management, with a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and he is also a Certified CDCP and CDCS holder.

Mervyn Lee

Regional Sales Director for Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia | Fluke Networks

Mervyn is currently the Regional Sales Director for Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia at Fluke Networks. Mervyn has been in the Test and Measurement industry for over 20 years, starting at Fluke in 1993 as a Sales Engineer. He was a pioneer of Fluke Networks and was instrumental in setting up the whole business ecosystem for South East Asia region. Mervyn had been a key committee member of the Singapore Worldskills Competition and BICSI South East Asia for several years.