Tanto Suratno

Director of Business & Sales | Telkomsigma

Tanto Suratno is currently the Director of Business & Sales Telkomsigma since 2019. Previously, Tanto was served as Deputy Executive General Manager IT Development di Telkom Indonesia for 3 years. After finished his Magister Science program at University of Plymouth, UK in 1998, Tanto started to dedicate himself and made a lot of contribution at Telkom Group. Currently, He has been experienced for more than 20 years until the present.

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.

Lloyd Lee

APAC Regional Sales Head |  TIME dotCom

Lloyd Lee is currently the Vice President of Sales of AIMS and APAC Regional Sales Head for OTT Division under TIME Group level.

As VP of Sales, Lloyd is responsible for developing business strategies and opportunities, create sales leads, cultivate cross sectors, building channel partners for the company to position all our services.

Lloyd has been instrumental in leading the sales team to grow new revenue and maintain double digits growth since 2009.

Lloyd graduated from University of Melbourne, with a 1st class honor in Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, followed by Master in Business Administration. Lloyd joined AIMS in 2006 as Client Manage

Ong Chin Seong

Secretary | PIKOM (The National ICT Association of Malaysia)

CS Ong is the Managing Director of Powerware Systems, the leading provider of Consultancy, Design and Build Services for Data Centres.  Powerware Systems is the first Company in Malaysia to achieve and obtained Uptime Institute Tier IV Design Certification for Saudi Telecom Corporation (STC) in 2009. It was also a recipient of the SME 100 Award as a Fast Growing Company in 2010. Powerware Systems has also designed; built and obtained the first Tier III Uptime Institute Design Certified Data Centre in 2012 in Malaysia for HDC Data Centre and subsequently, designed and built several Tier III Data Centre for some of the world’s largest outsourcing companies, Malaysia’s largest financial institution and government agencies. As a global player, the Powerware System footprint is found across the globe from Saudi Arabia, Spain, Japan, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Myanmar.

In addition to building Data Centres, CS Ong also owns two data centres, one of them is an Uptime Institute Tier III Design Certified world class Data Centre and a Cloud Computing Services company.

He is a visionary DC industry leader and has been recognised by his peers. He serves the industry through PIKOM as the current Treasurer.

Darren Webb

Managing Director and Senior Vice President | DCSG

Darren is currently the Managing Director of DCSG, a software defined data centre services company that both utilizes the latest data centre technology and our own proprietary software platform to deliver colocation and access to cloud services to major global MNC’s, including FSI’s.

As a senior business leader with 25 years experience in both global telecoms and data centre industry, and over 10 years of international experience (based in Singapore since 2012). Darren has successfully led both Regional Business Units at a P&L level and high performing global sales teams – focussed on margin and driving profit. Being used to working in global matrix organisations he has also been integral to both M&A programmes and B2B integrations, both in Europe and Asia.

He is passionate about building and leading high performing teams, working alongside great talent and giving them the space and backing to do what they are good at. Darren is at his best when faced with new challenges, love winning and sharing success. He particularly enjoys the challenge of moving a business into a new geography or a new market, determining what success looks like, setting a vision, having to show agility and implementing on how we are going to achieve it as a team.

One of Darren’s most enjoyable periods of his career was leading the C&W business in Asia, working with a great leadership team to turn around that business by creating a challenger environment, where everyone shared the single vision of standing out from his peer group by providing world class customer service. He had a culture of win together or lose together, take chances, make some mistakes but always be better next time.

In 2015 Darren undertook his Exec MBA at ESSEC, focussed on doing business in Asia and emerging markets. These studies drove his passion for digitalisation, big data and analytics. Darren graduated, with the proud honour of being awarded the Highly Commended status in 2016. In 2017 he added an INSEAD course focussed on Digital Disruption.

Victor Lo

Head of CyberSecurity | Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Victor Lo is an experienced professional more than 20 years of information security and risk consulting experience in both enterprise information security solution and specialize on threat intelligence framework. Over the years, he has served businesses Across the region of the Asia South countries such as India, Turkey, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Experience dealing with vertical industry primarily in South East Asia market and including Fortune 500 companies. Victor currently attach with MDEC heading the information security industry development. His key role will be driving security as catalyst for digital transformation for the nation and promote collaboration among security industry vendors and innovation for security ecosystem.

Jaffry Ng

Application Solutions Manager | Delta Electronics

His primary role is to develop a single real-time platform that automates and facilitates Data Center management through Delta CIS’s suite of products and solutions, helping customers to improve the overall performance and life cycle of their Data Centers.

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.

Abhay Ghosalkar

Cluster Head | Schneider Electric

Abhay joined APC by Schneider Electric in May 2014 and is currently Cluster Head, Indochina of the Data Centre Regional Application Centre International covering, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos.

Abhay heads a team that supports the delivery of the full Lifecycle of Datacentre Solutions from pre-sales, tender and execution for the whole portfolio of Schneider Electric’s products and services to ensure Schneider builds a strong capability and expertise in Datacentre Solutions. Core to the function is providing the competency in being the subject matter expert for DC Design, Consulting, Design Optimization, Pre-Sales, DC Assessments, Tendering, Project Management/Execution, Critical Facility Management/Operations and Control and Monitoring with Software Architecture and Integration of the Data Centre/ Mission Critical facility as part of the Data Centre Life Cycle Services for Indochina.

Abhay was previously Principal Solution Architect for KSA and Bahrain with Wipro Arabia Ltd. and as Site Service Specialist with IBM.

Some of the Data Centre Projects where he played a key role in design and build projects for Sadara Chemical Company and Saudi Arabian Airline in KSA, Bank of India, Central Bank of India, Vodafone in India, Stock Exchange of Thailand, Supernap in Thailand.

Bert Lim

Senior Systems Consultant | Dell EMC

Bert Lim is Dell EMC’s Systems Consultant who focuses on next generation services such as Big Data, SDx, IOT amongst others. Combined with his experiences gained over the last 15 years in operations, solutions design, engineering and management, he helps Dell EMC’s customers in their transformation journey to ensure they are future ready.

Leroy Tam Tong Hang

Cyber Security Engineer | LE Global Services Sdn Bhd (LGMS)

Born in 1996. Leroy has joined the Cyber Security field since early 2017. Currently, he’s focusing on honing and sharpening his penetration testing technical skills to provide good quality consultancy service.

Having experience in various technical information security assessments and consultancy, Leroy has been involved, managed and assisted in projects with clients from different industries which includes financial institution, software industry, and insurance industry etc.

Dato’ Ng Wan Peng

COO | Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Dato’ Ng Wan Peng is the COO of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). MDEC is a government-owned agency to pioneer the transformation of Malaysia’s digital economy, responsible for the development, coordination, and promotion of Malaysia’s digital economy, information and communications technology (ICT) industry, and the extensive use of ICT in Malaysia.

Dato’ Ng Wan Peng is no stranger to anyone involved in the ICT business in Malaysia. After graduating from Universiti Sains Malaysia in the nineties, she joined SAPURA as a systems engineer where she moved up the ranks as project manager, program manager before leaving to join MDEC (previously known as Multimedia Development Corporation) in 1999. Since then she has been a core and pioneer member of MDEC initiatives. Today, as the COO, she is responsible for strategic execution of MDEC’s initiatives to support digital economy, including: 1. Attracting investors, globalising local tech champions; 2. Catalysing industry-driven digital ecosystem; 3. Building critical enablers of the digital economy, and 4. Driving inclusive adoption of technology.

She has more than 25 years’ Industry experience in managing large-scale projects, in the areas of Strategic IT Planning, Project Management, Systems Integration, and Methodologies Development.  Dato’ Ng has been consulted for both private and public sector organizations in IT policy and project implementation across government, defense and education sectors in Malaysia and abroad.

In 2015, Dato’ Ng Wan Peng was conferred Darjah Setia Pangkuan Negeri (D.S.P.N) by Yang di-Pertua Negeri Pulau Pinang in recognition of her leadership, dedication and positive contributions to drive and expand digital economy’s footprint in Malaysia and globally.

Raja Akmal Bin Raja Azahar

Managing Director | X86 Network

Is the Managing Director for X86 Network Sdn Bhd based in Kuala Lumpur. A hands-on person within Internet Network Service Provider and Telecommunication Industry. He started his career as a Network Engineer with one of the leading data centre providers in Malaysia which later move to Internet Service Provider company where he single-handedly managed one of the most critical ISP networks in Malaysia serving the top 3 financial Institutions in Malaysia. Having a combined 12 years’ experience in Local, Regional and Global Network Telecommunication Industry holding multiple key roles in both technical and sales organisation. Raja Akmal graduated from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in Computer Science (Majoring in Network & Security).

He is certified in multiple industry professional certifications such as Cisco, Juniper, Dell, & Zscaler.

Ben Chin

CEO | TelcoHubeXchange

Ben Chin is the CEO for TelcoHubeXchange based in Kuala Lumpur.

He has a total of 14 years of experience in various of industries in trading, IT services and business domain, specialize in telecommunication, Data Center (resell & wholesale) industry and IT strategic outsourcing industry. Started with his own business as mobile phone retailer, and later he joined a leading Data Centre wholesaler as an Account and Sales Manager. Later, he joined one of the leading IT Outsourcing provider, a Multi-National Company (MNC) as a Head of Sales, and being promoted as Vice President in Data Centre Division who is responsible to ensure growth, stability and profitability of the division. Currently Ben Chin is pursuing his Executive Master in Leadership, Strategy and Innovation of Murdoch University.

He is certified in Data Centre Professional, Specialist and Designer.

Srinivas Rao

Malaysia VMUG Leader | vExpert Pro

Srini is a community technology leader who has a total of 12 years experience. 8 of which he has spent with the leading Virtualisation company, VMware. He has been a customer advocate to build technology roadmaps which address all business goals. He has been responsible for building the Private Cloud Strategy for some of the leading Telecommunication and Financial institutions in the region. He is currently working as the Head of Cloud Services for a leading bank in SEA, he is on a mission to invade the “Cloud”.

He has a strong network of technology and business professionals across the world. He believes that the stronger the technical community is, the better it is for the adoption of technology and transformation to a greater economy.

Srini has grown from an end customer laptop and desktop support specialist to head the technology transformation, innovation and adoption for various organisations from Telecommunications, Financial, Healthcare, Manufacturing industries.

Loh Chee Shyong

SVP, Critical Facility & Sustainability Head | United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB)

Chee Shyong is a Professional Engineer. He has over 18+ years of regional experience as Cooperate Real Estate Executive with proven track records on all key functions; Critical Engineering, Project Management (PM), Facility Management (FM) and Real Estate Transactions. He Design & Build, PM and FM more than 50 nos. small to mega facility in Singapore, Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand and China. He is experienced from(1) Searching the right portfolio for the right needs, (2) Build it with the right CAPEX and (3) Operate it with the most optimum OPEX.

Edwin Ng

Country General Manager | Bridge Data Centres

Edwin is the Country General Manager of Bridge Data Centres Malaysia.

As a seasoned IT professional, Edwin brings with him over 23 years’ experience in wide range of IT strategy and business transformation engagements, data centre design and build, solution strategy, enterprise system and infrastructure implementations and many more.

He began his career as a System Engineer with Western Digital. He later progressed to be a Practice Manager (SEA) and Managing Consultant (APJ) with Hewlett-Packard Enterprise where he was attached to the  Strategic IT Advisory Services, Technology Services business unit. Prior to that, he spent 4 years with Accenture, a global consulting firm where he led the IT Strategy and Transformation (ITS&T) Malaysia practice and performed various IT consulting and project delivery work in the SEA, APJ and Europe region.

Before joining Bridge Data Centres, Edwin was the General Manager of Telekom Malaysia, responsible for strategic business program planning and execution, solution innovation, project implementation, leading a multi-year business transformation program and overseeing its data centre and cloud business.

Edwin is a frequent contributor on topics like digital transformation, technology innovation, hybrid cloud computing, data centre facilities and infrastructure, converged systems and service management. He is also an active advocate of promoting Malaysia as a Regional Data Centre Hub, and previously served as the capacity Deputy Chairman for Malaysian Data Centre Alliance (MDCA). He is also an Uptime Institute Accredited Tier Specialist (ATS) and certified ISO/IEC 20000 internal auditor and consultant.

Edwin received his education from RMIT University, Melbourne Australia and he attended Cranfield University, UK Strategic Leadership and Innovation Master Class back in 2014.

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.

Brynner Chiam

Associate Director | Axcelasia Taxand

Brynner Chiam graduated from Massey University, New Zealand with a Bachelor of Business Studies Degree, majoring in Accountancy.

Prior to joining Axcelasia Taxand, Brynner has had extensive experience in taxation with a tax practice of an international accounting firm in Singapore and has been involved in tax compliance and advisory engagements for multinationals and local companies in a broad range of industries in both Singapore and Malaysia. Brynner is one of the key members of the Axcelasia Taxand GST team and he has been extensively involved in GST implementation and other GST advisory projects for clients in various industries such as logistics, ecommerce, consultancy, property development, healthcare, manufacturing, etc. He also has significant experience dealing with the Royal Malaysian Customs Department and the Ministry of Finance in the course of assisting clients to obtain GST rulings, clarifications on technical issues as well as refund matters.

Brynner speaks regularly in seminars and conferences and contributes to certain publications / journals.

He is also an active member of the Technical Committee (Indirect Taxation) and the GST-SST Transformation Working Group of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (“CTIM”) representing Axcelasia Taxand.

Dongyuan Liang

Regional Sales Manager – Enterprise Networks Optical Communications | Corning

Dongyuan is the Regional Sales Manager for Corning’s enterprise networks business in South East Asia. With 8 years of ICT structured cabling industry experience from production management, testing to technical management, Liang has specialist knowledge of Fibre Optics, LAN and high-density optical infrastructure solutions for the data centre industry.

Based in Singapore, Liang holds CDCE accreditation and has a degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

Tom C. Varghese

Manager, Access and Connectivity Policy | Facebook

Tom works with Connectivity and Access Policy at Facebook, based in Singapore he covers the Asia Pacific region. Prior to joining Facebook he was a Director of Public and Regulatory Affairs for the telecommunications company Telenor Group. He has previously also been a consultant to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a Research Associate at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

 

 

Prasanna C

Global Senior Product Manager | Epsilon

Prasanna is a Product Management Specialist with over 8 years of experience in the telecom industry. He specialises in the management of technical and strategic product portfolios and possesses deep knowledge in network services such as such as Ethernet, Cloud Connect, API, on-demand platform, IP and Private Line Services.

As Epsilon’s Global Senior Product Manager, Prasanna is responsible for leading the development and management of overall WAN & Colocation portfolio which include Data Centre Interconnect, Cloud Connect and Internet Exchange (IX) Connect. He plays a pivotal role in growing Epsilon’s Global Interconnect Fabric by working with leading industry experts to develop next generation cloud-centric networks and transform traditional telecom Products onto innovative on-demand platform.

Prasanna graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Master of Science in Communication Engineering.

Chin Woon Lee

Product Director | Epsilon

Woon Lee is an accomplished leader in Product Management. She has more than 20 years of experience in developing and managing cutting-edge Telecom Products covering Data, UC and Voice domains such as Ethernet, Cloud Connect, IP, Private Line Services, API, Portals and on-demand platforms.

As the Product Director of Epsilon, Woon Lee serves customers ranging from service providers, enterprises and born-in-the-cloud unicorns. She works with leading industry experts to develop next generation cloud-centric networks and transform traditional Data and Voice Products onto innovative on-demand platform.

Woon Lee started her career at Singtel in 1997. Prior to joining Epsilon, she held senior management roles at Vodafone Global Enterprise and Tata Communications.

Wong Tew Kiat

Managing Director | Founder | Chairman, Data Centre Special Interest Group (DC SIG) | Organisation Resilience Management Pte Ltd | Singapore Computer Society

Wong Tew Kiat has more than 30 years of experience and is equipped with excellent knowledge in Data Centre Infrastructure & Operations Management, Business Continuity Management (BCM) in planning for Pandemic Preparedness Planning, Crisis Response Management, Incident Response, IT Disaster Recovery (DR) Management, Emergency Management and Data Centre Risk and Health Check Management.

He has managed the Data Centre Infrastructure & Operations Management of a 100,000sqft Data Centre space for the 30 years.

He is currently appointed as the President for the Data Centre Special Interest Group (DC SIG) by the Singapore Computer Society with objective as a national platform for Data Centre professionals to network and sharing of research and innovative ideas to meet the changing trends of the Data Centre landscapes.

He is a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) since 1997, a Certification by the Disaster Recovery Institute International (USA) and member of the Business Continuity Institute (MBCI, UK) since 2005.  He is also a Certified IT Project Manager, Senior (CITPM), Certified Outsourcing IT Manager, Senior (COMIT) and Certified IT BCM Manager, Senior (CITBCM) by the Singapore Computer Society (SCS), Singapore.  He was the President for the Business Continuity Group, an industry chapter in SCS from 2005 – 2008 and 2010 – 2011.  In addition, he chaired the CITBCM Resource Panel to develop the Body of Knowledge for the CITBCM.  He currently chairs the CITBCM Board of Assessors.

With his passion for business continuity, he has been actively involved in the industry to promote BCM and ITDR.   He has contributed to the industry’s BCM Standards and Guidelines: TR19 BCM Guidelines, SS540 BCM Standards, ISO22301 BCM Standards and SS507 certification for DR/BC service providers.  He is also invited as a distinguished speaker for many BCM and DR related conferences and seminars since 2003 in Singapore, China, Taiwan and Philippines.  In addition, he is also an established BCM consultant to China BCM through special invitations and has conducted BCM and ITDR courses in both China and Taiwan in Mandarin.

He has been actively engaged in providing BCM consultancy, DC risk & resiliency workshops for the Ministries, government agencies and SMBs.  He had also developed the Body of Knowledge for the CITBCM (Certification in IT BCM) Certification Course and is appointed by Singapore Computer Society as the authorised training provider for the CITBCM course.

Yuen Tat Yan

Managing Director | ADC Power Concept Sdn Bhd

TY YUEN has over 20 years of experience in design, consultation and project management in mechanical & electrical field for critical data centre, call centre, shared service centre, high tech IT office and emergency power supply application. His main responsibilities are design, consultation and project management throughout the entire project as a Data Centre Design & Build Specialist.

Wan Murdani Mohamad

Director of Enabling Ecosystem Division | Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC)

Wan Murdani Mohamad started a career with Time dotCom in 1995 as a Telecommunication Engineer, primarily involved in the network planning, design, business development and project management for metropolitan area network, as well as national and international telecommunication network.

He then joined Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation in 2001, first attached to Regulations Department. He is currently part of the Senior Leadership Team of MDEC, as a Director of Enabling Ecosystem Division since 2013, primarily overseeing formulation, recommendation and implementation of divisional business strategies and initiatives to support MDEC’s strategic thrusts in championing digital economy. His responsibility includes driving, advocating and facilitating the progression of digital enablers and catalytic investments in the identified focus areas that includes data centre, cloud, cybersecurity and digital government eco-systems and developing competitive broadband eco-system for MSC Malaysia.

Wan Murdani was nominated and elected by the country members of Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT), a joint initiative by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), to represent the Government of Malaysia, under the then Ministry of Energy, Communications and Multimedia, as a Chairman of Study Group for two terms from 2002 to 2007, where he successfully led the multi-countries dialogues and deliberations on ICT users adoption.

He graduated with Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Missouri-Rolla, USA in 1994 and also holds Master of Business Administration (Management). He is a registered Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia.

Clinton Marshall

Dy. Director - Solutions & Channel Development | Legrand Data Center Solutions - ASIA Pacific

With over 16 years’ experience at Raritan working with ASX200, Fortune 500 Enterprises and Government Agencies across Australia and New Zealand and as of 2016 Across Asia Pacific in designing, consulting and implementing industry best-practice approach to Data Center Capacity Management, Operational, Change, Energy and Infrastructure Management.
Through various Engineering roles at Raritan, Clinton has gathered significant ‘real world’ customer insight and experience in developing best practice approaches to resolving challenges and reducing the complexity of day-to-day Data Center operations.

Fong Choong Fook

CEO | LE Global Services Sdn Bhd (LGMS)

Born in 1976. Fong is a 20-year veteran in the specialized and highly-demanding arena of information security.

  • 1 st Malaysian certified by International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA) as ISO 27001:2005 Provisional Auditor
  • 1 st batch of Malaysian who obtained CISSP international certifications
  • Appointed by ISC 2 to administer and proctor the CISSP/SSCP examinations in Malaysian and other Southeast Asian countries since 2004
  • Co-Founder of ISC 2 Malaysia Chapter
  • Board Member of CREST Malaysia Chapter
  • Member of Vistage Malaysia

When it comes to the topics about Cyber Security, Fong is sought-after international speaker known for the enthusiasm, humor, dedication and passion with experience, and coverage in national television programs, magazines, radio broadcasts, conferences and webinars.

Fong has also consulted with, and trained multiple government and multinational clients in the Asia Pacific, Eastern Europe and Africa regions on information system security, enterprise risk matrix design, policy review, policy implementation assurance, penetration testing, technical configuration evaluation, security procedures and disaster recovery/business continuity planning.

Fong has strong working relationships with various law enforcement agencies worldwide, as a trusted figure in the information security arena; he is also the distinguished guest speaker for The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) INFRAGARD event, Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) Info Security trainings and various industry associations, governments and law enforcement agencies on Cyber Security Topics.

Fong is the author of the “ Certified Lead Forensic Examiner ” (CLFE) courseware for Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB www.pecb.org, USA). The CLFE course is currently distributed worldwide by PECB in training information technology professionals in conducting computer crime investigations and digital forensic. Fong also has had experience to be called as an Expert Witness to study, assess, evaluate and testify in the court of law.

Chris Ow Yong

Director | C2 Consult Sdn Bhd

Chris Ow Yong, has been involved in Data Centre industry since 2001: from design, development, construction, maintenance, operations to sales and marketing of Data Centre infrastructure and supporting services.

Chris was the Project Manager in the construction of CSF Computer Exchange, and later on in the sales and marketing, and daily operation and management of the facility. He was the key facilitator in securing tenancy for CSF before leaving in 2009.

Presently, Chris leads the business development and delivery for C2 Consult as a Design Consultant in Greenfield Data Centre developments in Malaysia.

Some of Chris’ professional accreditation includes those by Uptime Institute, TIA-942 (Telecommunications Industry Association) and was a founding member of Malaysia’s Data Centre Program for Economic Transformation Programme.

Ng Kim Yong

Sales Manager, South East Asia | Universal Electric Corporation (Starline)

Kim Yong based in UEC’s Asia Pacific regional office in Singapore, and is responsible for increasing sales of the STARLINE brand across Southeast Asia. His main role is to contribute toward one of the company’s overall goals of further establishing its international presence and continuously strengthening its level of service across all parts of the world.
Kim Yong has an extensive range of relevant industry experience including nearly 10 years of successfully driving solution sales and performing the role of configuration team engineer in both Eaton and APC Schneider respectively.
Kim Yong holds a Bachelor of Electrical & Electronics Engineering Degree from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore where he graduated with 2nd Upper Class Honors.