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.

Sylene Yap Siew Ling

General Manager | Citec International

Sylene has over 15 years of experience in precision cooling business, started as a purchaser back in 2003 and ventured into sales & marketing before promoted to General Manager in 2008 overseeing the manufacturing plant in Malaysia. With the ever-changing ICT technology and trends, Sylene is instrumental in working with her sales, marketing and R&D team to develop and deliver a wide range of efficient precision cooling solution to meet the growing market demands and trends.

With the vast expansion of business over the years under the leadership of Sylene, Citec has established two manufacturing facilities, testing laboratory facilities, and product showroom in China supported by four regional offices in Malaysia, China, Hong Kong and Singapore with wide range of cooling products and solutions distributed over 15 countries.

To date, Citec products have gained recognition from various well-known multinational corporation internationally as well as local government bodies, with reliable and great quality products as well as excellent after sales supports.

Dr. Kitti Kosavisutte

SVP & Head of Security Management | Bangkok Bank

Kitti Kosavisutte, Ph.D. is the Vice President and Head of Security Management, Bangkok Bank. He graduated in Electrical engineering and continued the master and doctorate in computer engineering in Japan. He has more than 20 years of experiences in information technology and more than 10 years focusing on information security. He received CSO Asean Award 2012 by International Data Group (IDG). He is a committee member of National Standard Adoption of ISO27001, sub-commission of control and supervision of service business relating to Electronic Transactions under the Electronic Transactions Commission. He is also the committee member of Thailand PKI Association and Thailand Information Security Association (TISA).

Mathias Wernitz

Key Account Manager APAC | STULZ

 

Dr.Montri Wiboonrat

Associate Professor | King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand.

Over 24 years’ experience in many knowledge fields such as,Management Information Technology which involves with networking design, cabling infrastructure design, database design, data telecommunication systems, Systems and Software Engineering (ISO 15288), SDLC-CMMI, and data center networking design.

In the field of Marketing includes E-marketing strategic planning, E-money, distribution channel management, logistics management, E-commerce, social media, digital brand builder, customer relation management (CRM), corporate social responsibility (CSR), and negotiation with multi suppliers and/ or manufacturers. In Operations Management, his responsibilities involve with the project management life cycle, online data collection, LEAN Six Sigma process, quality control (QC), design for manufacturing (DFM), design for assembly (DFA), design of experiments (DOE), statistical process control (SPC), failure mode effects and criticality analysis (FMECA), quality assurance (QA), service quality (SQ), TQM, life-cycle operations (TCO :CAPEX and OPEX) and condition-based maintenance (CBM), performance-based maintenance (PBM) logistics management or supply chain management (SCM), strategic alliances and joint ventures, change management, strategic management, online data collection (ODC), knowledge management, business intelligence, hospital accreditation (HA), joint commission international (JCI). In Systems Engineering, is covered Systems Engineering Process (ISO/IEC 26702) or (IEEE 1220); Risk Management (ISO/FDIS 31000); Business Continuity Management (BCM) BS 2599/SS540 or ISO 22301, Security Information Systems (ISO 27001); Project Management (PMBOK or IEEE 1490); Energy Management (ISO 50001); Reliability
Management (IEEE Std 493: Gold Book), Emergency and Standby Power Systems (IEEE Std 446) and Uninterruptible Power Systems (IEC 62040).

The most of his expertise in data center design & consultant which involved many standards such as TIA 942, Uptime, BICSI 002, BITKOM, EN 50600, BICSI- 002, and EIT-001. I hold many data center’s certifications for instance; Certified Service Oriented Enterprise

 

 

 

 

Kanok Eamphongsai

Services Sales Manager | Schneider Electric

Kanok has over 20 years of working experiences in IT and critical facility. With background of programming, Critical IT support and developed in project management on critical scope. He has experience in design and build of Data Center project which cover from design, build and testing.

Phatphong Phetkaewna

DC solution Architect | Schneider Electric

At Schneider electric over 17 years, Phatphong Phetkaewna have the responsibility for Data center Infrastructure Design and Solution Manager which is provide to any client and make “the Data center trusted advisor”. It makes the value preposition to partner and client. These services included Data center Business Consulting, and Accomplished, professional, proactive engineering with significant experience in the electrical design, Data center design, assessment, consultant, and project coordination with excellent organizational and team working skills, Ideal candidate for position requiring drive, initiative, responsibility and challenge, Proven technical, interpersonal communication, and training skill.

Darren Lee

Business Development Manager | Kohler Power Systems

Darren Lee is a Business Development Manager with Kohler Power Systems and manages the data center portfolio for the Southeast Asia region. He has spent 22 years of his professional career in the field of products and engineering solutions for various vertical segments ranging from oil & gas, telecommunications to data centers.

He gained his knowledge and expertise via a hands-on approach with products such as Generator Sets, UPS, Switch-mode Rectifiers, Inverters, STS and ATS. His background in engineering and business development allows him to provide practical and realistic advice to clients when working on their requirements. His experience in the data center segment includes managing various key accounts such as GAFAM, EQIX, DLR, NTT and others.

Darren holds an Electrical Engineering Diploma from Singapore Polytechnic, a Business Degree from UMIST and an MBA from Northumbria University-Newcastle.

Benjamin Yap

Senior Manager, SEA | Raritan Technologies Inc.

Benjamin is based in Singapore and manages business for both Raritan & Server Technology brands.

Benjamin joined Raritan in 2016. He is based in Singapore and oversees business for South East Asia. Under his care, he has transformed its sales revenue by 300% in a span of 3 years. With this success, Raritan has emerged as the industry leader in IT Infrastructure Monitoring & Management Solutions in this region. The organization’s growth is attributed to its unique consultative selling approach; fail proof solution range and excellent technical support.

With a humble 10 years of experience in the Data Centre industry, Benjamin brings with him knowledge in Power, Cooling and critical Data Centre infrastructure elements. Beginning from a UPS background, Benjamin has diversified into the design and build of Data Centre and critical DC infrastructure. He is now a proud member of Raritan / Legrand who believes strongly in providing monitoring tools that help make Data Centre operation more efficient, at the same time enabling customers to make more informed decisions with the data provided.

Known for his strategic outlook, seamless execution and out of the box approach, Benjamin is a key structure within the team. He is well like by his customers and partners and well trusted to always deliver as promised.

Surawut Phornthabthong

Senior Solution Architect | Amazon Web Services (Thailand)

Surawut Phornthabthong is a Solutions Architect in Amazon Web Services, Thailand. He has extensive experience engaging and enabling partners in the development of technology-based solutions across medium to large-scale projects. A strong project manager, Surawut is experienced in solution integration delivery lifecycle from requirements definition through to implementation.

Surawut is a highly adept problem solver, skilled at defining the core nature of issues, identifying and analyzing root causes and detect waste elimination opportunities.

Dr Yuttasart Nitipaichit

Assistant Vice President | CAT Telecom

Dr. Yuttasart Nitipaichit is currently Vice President of Digital Business Development Department of CAT Telecom Public Company Limited (CAT). He has been leading cloud and digital business for CAT since 2013. Additionally, he is currently leading CAT’s big data business aiming to create innovation platform for local developers and to help promote Thailand 4.0 policy.

Prior to Vice President, Dr. Yuttasart has served as IT Security Manager of IT Security Business Department for 2 years and Assistant Vice President of Data Center Department for 5 Years. Dr. Yuttasart graduated from Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand in 1996 and received his Master’s degrees from University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA in 1999. He continued his research in the area of computer and Information security and received his Ph.D from

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA in 2010.

Sean Bergin

Co-Founder & President | APTelecom

Sean has been instrumental in building APTelecom into a globally recognized leader in telecom and fiber consulting, elevating from a start-up business to an award-winning global organization which has generated over US $250 million in sales for clients.
Bergin has significant management experience at both national and international levels at Telstra, BT and Hutchison. Sean has covered, lived, and resided in a multitude of primary and emerging markets across Asia. Along with APTelecom Co-Founder and
CEO Eric Handa, Sean has generated over half a billion dollars in sales for clients throughout his career.
Sean is also the Vice Chair of the Board of Governors for the Pacific Telecommunications Council.

Dr. Tan Kian Hua

CISO | Insyghts Security Pte Ltd

Dr. Tan Kian Hua is currently holding a position as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in an Asia Pacific company in Singapore and also engaged by several other SMEs (small and Medium Enterprises) as their virtual CISO, advising on their local and overseas offices in the Asia Pacific. He also served as a consultant for cybersecurity system integrators to finetune their cybersecurity framework and to enhance their internal policy. He is also an adjunct professor with LIGS university, designing cybersecurity courses for the university, and also reviewed and assigned grades for students.

Dr. Tan expertise includes designing and implementing world-class cybersecurity solutions with machine learning abilities. He has spearheaded a team to build the first world-class defense cybersecurity infrastructure from scratch and rectified a cyberattack within one day, which average industry time is twenty-eight days. As a member of the association of information security professionals (AISP), he has numerous responsibilities at the local community, including creating and educating companies in cybersecurity-awareness. He is passionate to bring up the awareness of the importance of cybersecurity in all companies and continue to ensure a first-class standard for maintaining the cybersecurity procedures. speak).

Dr. Tan has helped companies to grow their business and increase profitability dramatically. Moreover, delivering results for any organization looking for a solution to expand their reach, revenues, and stay competitive. The companies he advised include SMB (small-medium business) from two man-size to large MNC (multi-national company) of six thousand staff strength. During his six years in an MNC, he was selected as a young leader undergoing their leadership program. And also the subject matter expert for IoT (Internet of things) and cybersecurity.

Dr.Tan completed his Ph.D. with a USA 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).

Sakda Sae-Ueng

Regional Director | Delta Electronics (Thailand) PCL

 

Daniel Lui

CIO & VP Operations | Pacific Healthcare (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

Daniel Lui is an IT executive with 30 years’ experience in delivering business transformation programs, leading technology & operations services. He has worked on various assignments in Asia Pacific and Europe. Industries experience in pharmaceuticals, healthcare, supply chain and manufacturing services.

In 2018, Daniel Lui joined Pacific Healthcare Group in Bangkok, as the CIO and VP Operations, with overall responsibilities of IT and Logistics across operating countries, driving the strategy, operations and innovation.

Narudom Roongsiriwong

Senior Vice President & Head of IT Security | Kiatnakin Bank

Narudom Roongsiriwong is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional with experience more than 20 years. His primary areas of information security are in solution designing, data analytics and application security. 

Narudom is currently Head of IT Security at Kiatnakin Bank since 2014. He significantly improved Kiatnakin’s cybersecurity especially in secure software development lifecycle. In October 2017, Narudom was awarded “Best Application Security” and “CISO of the Year” from NetworkWorld Asia. 

Narudom is a committee member of Thailand Banking Sector CERT (TB-CERT), committee member of Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Thailand Chapter, the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Thailand Chapter. He is also official technical subcommittee of Thailand’s National Digital Identity (NDID) project. 

Supparat Sivapetchranat Singhara Na Ayutthaya

CEO | ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (Thailand)

Mr. Supparat is Chief Executive Officer of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) in Thailand, a joint venture between Frasers Property Thailand and STT GDC. In his role, he is responsible for the data centre operations and growth of STT GDC in Thailand, including our flagship hyperscale data centre in Bangkok to launch in 2021, where he brings along strong expertise in leading business growth transformation enabled by both technology and new business models to support the Thailand 4.0 vision.

Mr. Supparat has over 20 years of experience in the data centre and technology sectors, where he most recently served as a Chairman for BBIX (Thailand), a subsidiary of SoftBank Group, and Chief Executive Officer for True Internet Data Center, where he was instrumental in driving the revenue growth of the businesses in Thailand and Myanmar, and had also held positions of Chief Product and Chief Technology Officer. Prior to that, he has spent over 12 years with Thomson Reuters, holding numerous leading positions.

Mr. Supparat holds a Bachelor of Computer Science, Information Technology from Mahawithayalai Thammasat.

Hirotaka Kamata

Principal Consultant (Data Privacy) | Internet Initiative Japan

After years of designing public policies and drafting legislative bills in the Government of Japan, KAMATA now works as a data privacy consultant, helping clients ensure compliance with privacy regulations across the world. LLB, University of Tokyo. MSc(Economy), London School of Economics.

Na-pajra Umpudh

General Manager | United Information Highway Co., Ltd. and Cloud HM Co., Ltd.

Na-pajra is an ex-investment banker turned tech executive currently responsible for leading Cloud HM, a leading cloud service provider under the United Information Highway (UIH) umbrella.

As a key management of Cloud HM, he leads revenue generation, technical development, and corporate finance. He is also involved in the software development space as a board member of a leading boutique enterprise software house.

Prior to his pivot to tech, he advised leading firms in Thailand and the surrounding Indochina region on cross-border transactions and capital raising.

His main focus is currently in enterprise tech.

 

 

Toni Eid

CEO | Trace Media

Toni began his career in media and publishing in 1985 and holds an experience of over 30 years in media, with over 14 years of expertise in the telecom media business as a Senior Analyst. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and is fluent in French, Arabic and English.
He is involved in international business in the Gulf, Europe, APAC and North America since 1986. He is a very active member of the telecom industry and participates at most industry events and forums around the world in some of which he was a Judge at many prestigious committee AWARDS.
In addition, Toni was a speaker and moderator at many events globally given his large knowledge of the telecom and ICT business. One of his latest activities in the Telecom media industry was at MWC Shanghai 2019 where he was a speaker and moderator of a panel discussion which covered a range of issues all pertaining to emerging tech. For the panel, a variety of leading innovators came together to discuss how they plan to revolutionize certain sectors by leveraging the benefits of emerging
technologies for the greater good of society.

Toni is the founder of one of the most successful Telecom media brands Telecom REVIEW – this is the world’s largest multi-language media with digital, print and app editions covering North America, Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East and Europe.

Tanat Sangkasem

Chief Technology Officer | True Internet Data Center

Tanat is currently Chief Technology Officer and Cloud Business Unit Head at True Internet Data Center (True IDC), facilitating company activity in leading cloud strategy. Since joining True IDC, Tanat uses his expertise to pioneer best-in-class enterprise hybrid cloud solution and develop landing zone for multi-cloud and containerized cloud solution.

Tanat has proven experiences in all aspects of information-technology business leadership. He has the uniquely deep understanding of how to lead in cloud market, gleaned from twelve year experiences in working with number of global companies like Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, BNP Paribas, and HSBC.

With his deep passion to lead IT transformation, he has contributed immensely to help solve the most complex business problems for clients across industries.

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.

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.

Mike Chen Chun-Chieh

Director | WTI

Mike studied at National Chiao Tung University in HsinChu, Taiwan, which is the branch college of
Chiao Tung University in Shang-Hai and Xi-An, and graduated as Bachelor of Electronic and
Communication Engineering in 2004 and Master of Communication Engineering in 2006.

In 2007, he joined Mediatek in Taiwan, the top 2 biggest IC design house over the world and was
responsible for the DSP (digital signal processor) architecture and GPS algorithm. This product is
successfully adopted by Garmin and other reputable GPS Navigators.

In 2009, he was responsible for RF digital Infrastructure for a 4-in-1 IC (WiFi + Bluetooth + GPS +
FM). His RF digital infrastructure contributed the most power saving GPS IC and publish an ISSCC
journal paper, which is the most reputable journal in IC industry.

In 2010, he joined WTI to build marketing team for WinBus Busduct. Nowadays, WinBus is already
a leader of busbar trunking system in global market. This product has been accepted globally and
successfully installed in various prestigious projects in Taiwan, Singapore as well as around the
world. He will continue to expand this success with his partners to more customers and countries.

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

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.

Clement Goh

CEO, Southeast Asia | ST Telemedia Global Data Centres

Clement is Chief Executive Officer for Southeast Asia for ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC). In this role, he is responsible for our Southeast Asia data centre operations which includes both Singapore and Thailand.
Clement most recently served as Managing Director for Equinix South Asia where he was responsible for the overall performance of the Singapore IBX centre and the partnership in Indonesia. He was also instrumental in setting up the sales office in India. Prior to Equinix, Clement was Senior Sales & Marketing Director, APAC, for Datastream. Additionally, he has held numerous leading positions in global multi-national technology companies including McDATA, EMC Singapore, Oracle Systems Singapore and Agilent.
Clement holds dual Master’s degrees from University of California, Los Angeles’ Anderson School of Management and National University of Singapore’s Business School, and a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical with Honours from the National University of Singapore.

Anthony Lim

Regional Principal Consultant | Fortinet

Anthony Lim is a pioneer and veteran in the Asia Pacific cyber-security, governance and cloud space, with nearly 25 years’ professional experience and in a variety of domains. He is a consultant, advocate, instructor, auditor and business leader. He has held inaugural regional business director positions at IBM, CA and Check Point.

Anthony is a long-time well-known speaker, instructor and content-provider for many regional and local industry, business, government and academic conferences, workshops, trainings, committees, executive roundtables and media (print, broadcast, internet) and is interviewed often on TV news,, on matters of cyber-security and governance.

He was on the team which built an acclaimed international professional technical certification for cloud computing, is a fellow of a Singapore university, and a life alumni member of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Zhong Jing Hua

Chairman | China Data Center Committee

The Senior Engineer of Researcher Level, the Leader of CDCC, the Vice-chairmen of Professional Information Communication Commission of CECS and the Chairman of Experts Technical Committee of CDCC, who has completed the following major projects, including ten national designs of large and medium-sized industrial and civil buildings of Shaanxi Xianyang Display Device Co., Ltd., CHIP Center of Ping An Insurance Company, Beijing Data Center of Centrin Data Systems, Data Center of Postal Service Bank of China, Intel R&D Center and Beijing Yintai Center, etc. He is the editor-in-chief of such national standards as “Code for Design of Electronic Information System Room”, “Clean Environment Electrical Equipment Installation”, “Design and Construction of the Electronic Information System Room Engineering” and “Standard for Testing of Electronic Information System Room Environment”.

Wong Ka Vin

Managing Director | DC1st

Ka Vin brings with him over 30 years of Executive Management and leadership roles in the ICT industry. He is the Founder and Managing Director of DC1st Pte Ltd, a Singapore company established in 2017.

Prior to establishing DC1st, Ka Vin served as the MD of 1-Net where he led a major rebranding process, continued to grow its revenue by expanding their customer base and built SEA’s 1st Uptime Tier III DCCF DC in Singapore.

Previously, Ka Vin was the MD for CSF Asia where he was responsible for extending CSF Group DC business into Indonesia through the formation of a JV between PT Cyber CSF with KGN Group. He was responsible for constructing Jakarta’s largest and newest Data Center which was designed for the Telecom and Banking Industry. This is now the NTT Nexcenter DC in Jakarta.

Ka Vin spent 11 years in Singapore Technologies Telemedia where he held key management positions.  He was involved in the early days of ST Telemedia’s growth in the industry, working on M&A and tenders for Telco licences both in Singapore and the region. He headed the team that developed the successful proposal for Starhub Mobile. Ka Vin went on to be one of the 2 prime founders of i-STT Data Centre which subsequently became Equinix, the world’s largest data center operator today. At Equinix, Ka Vin was the VP Business Development for Asia and he provided the leadership which ensured all 4 Asia sites delivered a positive EBITDA creating a US$80 million annual recurring revenue contribution from Equinix Asia’s operations by FY 2008.

Ka Vin holds a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from Sheffield Hallam University.