Speakers: Day 1


Mr Chaicharearn Atibaedya

Mr Chaicharearn Atibaedya
Job Title:

President of ACIOA

Biography:

Mr. Chaicharearn Atibaedya works in Petroleum Industry for more than 40 years in Operations, Engineering, Project Management, Strategic planning, ICT, R&D, Sustainability Management. He lead the top government CIO class#16 as a Chairman for past 10years and later developed into CIO16 Association of Thailand. Since 2013, he have passed the baton on. With good track record of transparency and trust, he is elected as the President to lead the new structured Asean Chief Information Officer Association “ACIOA� for the next many years. His background are Electrical & Mechanical Engineer and MBA.

Mr Trieu Minh Long (TBC)

Mr Trieu Minh Long (TBC)
Job Title:

Coming soon

Biography:

Coming soon

H.E. Kan Channmeta

H.E. Kan Channmeta
Job Title:

Secretary of State, Ministry of Post and Telecom

Biography:

Mr KAN Channmeta, Ph. D in Comparative and ASEAN Law from France since 2007, is the Secretary of State of Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications since 2013 (in charge of Telecom Cambodia, ICT Development Sector and International Cooperation) and Member of Supreme National Economic Council (SNEC) in charge of Science and Technology sector since 2012. His previous posts in public sector include Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Commerce from 2008-2013, and Deputy Director of the Division of Governance Policy Analysis and Studies, Supreme National Economic Council (SNEC) from 2007-2012. He was also the Legal Consultant at Cambodia Special Economic Zones Board and of Secretary-General of Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) from 2006-2008, Alternate ASEAN Economic Minister (Cambodia’s Country Lead) under Cambodian Chairmanship for 2012, Chairman of Taskforce of Secretariat of ASEAN Economic Community Council for Cambodia.

Dr. KAN has been in charge of draft law studies, preparing recommendations to the Chairman of SNEC and Minister of Economic and Finance, assisting to the Council of Minister on draft law meetings, the preparation of the strategy for the Royal Government of Cambodia and policy studies on Rice, Industry,Science, Technology and Innovation, and Investments since 2008. He was appointed as the International Expert for the Ordre des Experts Internationaux since 2010, as well as the Consultant and Associate of L.I.C. Investment Group in Cambodia since 2007. In addition to his posts in the public sector, Dr. KAN has been a lecturer at various universities since 2002, including the Royal University of Law and Economics for Lyon 2 University, Build Bright University, Jean Moulin, Lyon 3 University (France), Aïnsham University (Egypt), French University in Erevan (Armenia), and National University of Lao (Lao PDR).

Mr Wallace Koh

Mr Wallace Koh
Job Title:

Brunei Darussalam Councilor, ACIOA

Biography:

Wallace H.A. Koh is currently an advisor to a renowned software development company, Mars Enterprise in Brunei Darussalam. He graduated in Microbiology and Computer Science for Data Management from University of Toronto back in 1981 and 1984 respectively. He has since then served 32 years with the Government of Brunei Darussalam in various departments and has held different positions.

He joined Treasury Department as a System Analyst and later headed the IT division of Brunei Telecommunications Department and introduced the Internet Services to the public back in 1995. He has actively promoting computerization activities as a President of the Brunei Computer Society in 1992-1993 and has introduced his members to the early email service and first national computer exhibtion (BITEX). He chaired IT subcommittee for 2 International events namely ASEAN SEA Games in 1999 to provide online game results on the website for 21 sport events and APEC Summit 2000 to provide entire venue with Wifi access for event information and internet access.

In 2003, he moved on to work with Authority for Info-Communication Technology Industry (AITI), a telecommunication regulatory body to promote ICT industry development. He participated actively in ASEAN Telecommunication Working group and Senior official meetings since 2005. He obtained his MBA from Universiti Brunei Darussalam in 2008 and held the position of Assistant Chief Executive.

He headed a few ASEAN projects including orgainzing ASEAN ICT Awards since 2012 and ASEAN CIO Forum since 2012 as well as acting as ASEAN CIO Counsellor for Brunei Darussalam. He represented Brunei Darussalam as an active executive committee member of Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) Alliance of 16 economies since 2007. He also participated as judge and head judge in different categories of the competitions. He also held the chairmanship of ICT Development Steering Group (DSG) of APEC Telecommunication Group (APECTEL) in 2014-2016 before retiring from the Government service.

He has received recognition for his great contribution and hard work with Excellent Work Award (PIKB, 2003) and Meritous Service (The Most Blessed Order of Setia Negara Brunei) Medal (PSB, 2011) as well as Long Service medal (PKL, 2012).

Mr Eang Kamrang

Mr Eang Kamrang
Job Title:

Director of ICT Industry Department, Ministry Posts Telecommunications of Cambodia

Biography:

Mr EANG Kamrang is the Director of ICT Industry Department at Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications of Cambodia. He heads up the Industry Promotion Projects and works closely with ICT Federation of Cambodia, private companies, NGOs in the field, as well as start-up firms.

Mr Andi Budimansyah

Mr Andi Budimansyah
Job Title:

Chairman of Pandi; Indonesia

Biography:

Coming soon

Mr Phonpasit Phissamay

Mr Phonpasit Phissamay
Job Title:

Director General of E-government Center, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPT);Lao PDR

Biography:

Coming soon

Dr Adisak Srinakarin

Dr Adisak Srinakarin
Job Title:

Executive Vice President, Electronic Government Agency (EGA), Thailand

Biography:

Education Background

Duration:1994 – 1998
Doctor of Computer Science Baton Rouge, Louisiana Dissertation: Deviating Angular Feature for Image Recognition System using the Improved Neural Network Classifier. Louisiana State University, USA

Duration:1986 – 1988
Master of Computer Science, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Southern University, USA

Duration:1979 – 1983
Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) Chulalongkorn University

Work Experience

Duration:Present
Executive Vice President , Electronic Government Agency (Public Organization) (EGA) Preside and oversee the open-source development projects.

Duration:2008 –2016
Manager, Integration & Test ,Lynx Software Technologies, Inc. [formerlyLynuxWorks, Inc.] San Jose, CA. USA Managed verification developments/integrations/process automations for Lynx Software Technologies (LST) Operating Systems deployed in a wide array of applications, from postal mail sorting solutions to air traffic control systems, to mission-critical embedded applications and technology programs for the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Joint Forces, to control instrumentation.

Duration:2003 – 2008
Lead Senior Software Engineer, LynuxWorks, Inc. San Jose, CA. USA Performed verifications of LynxOS-178 certifiable to DO-178B level A., this safety-critical RTOS will be used to meet the performance and reliability needs of the U.S. Army's Future Combat Systems (FCS), a family of advanced, networked air- and ground-based military systems for use by the Army's Future Force.

Duration:Aug 2003 – Nov 2003
Senior Software Engineer, International Microsystems, Inc. Milpitas, CA Developed Linux USB storage device drivers, multi-threading duplication routines, and networking programs for the newest highperformance USB 1.1 & 2.0 device tester/duplicator

Duration:1999 –2003
Senior Software Engineer, Inter-networking Products Division Integrated Device Technology, Inc. Santa Clara, CA. USA Developed several device drivers, embedded communication applications, board bring-up, kernel debugging and validating the evaluation boards and turn-key products for IDT 32-bit MIPS Integrated Communications Processors

Duration:1989 - 1992
Programmer Analyst , Comar Systek, Inc. Dallas, Texas. USA. Designed and implemented of many real-time system software and device driver in C and MC68000 assembly for OS-9 multiprocessor system utilizing the asynchronous packet switching interconnection network on VME backplane bus

Duration:1983 – 1984
Field Engineer, T.N. Engineering Co., Ltd. Installed and tested the telephone switching exchange (N.E.C. NEAX61).

Mr Sok Puthywuth

Mr Sok Puthywuth
Job Title:

Cambodia Councillor, ACIOA, Soma Group, CEO

Biography:

Mr. SOK Puthyvuth was born in 1980 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He went to school in the United States in 1993, where he attended high school in Richmond, Virginia. Then he went on to attend Virginia Military Institute (Lexington, VA) in 1998, and obtain a BA in Economics and Business with minor in Computer Science in 2002. After which he went on to do his Master Program at EUROMED (Marseille, France) in Management, then worked in London, UK in 2004 for BNP in the banking sector. In 2005,​he came back to Cambodia and work in the accounting department with a local petroleum company, Kampuchea Tela Co., Ltd. And in 2007, he founded SOMA Group, which focuses on agriculture, education, and infrastructure, which include energy, water and construction.

In May 2014 he was elected as the president of Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) which was found to unite all rice related associations in Cambodia into one in order to push toward development of rice industry as well as to improve the living standard in Cambodia.

In July 2014, he is also elected as the president of ICT Federation of Cambodia to unite all ICT related associations in Cambodia into one and to bring ICT as tools to improve the way of doing agriculture in Cambodia.

In the past 8 years, he has been working hard in modernizing the way we run organization. He has learnt how to use technology to help us improve our productivity and all aspect of our lives, especially in agriculture sector. Finally, he decided to dedicate most of his time to involve in rice and ICT sector in order to bring technology to help agriculture industry in Cambodia.

Mr. SOK Puthyvuth is married to Mrs. HUN Maly with three sons and one daughter. He enjoys spending time with his family and social activities beside his tight working schedule.

Mr Chinn Lim

Mr Chinn Lim
Job Title:

Lead Strategist, Autodesk

Biography:

Chinn’s career spans 20+ years in IT. He started as a Systems Engineer building simulators and training systems with Singapore Computer Systems for MINDEF. He went on to work at Stanford University as a R&D Engineer developing large-scale distributed unified messaging platforms. Chinn returned to Singapore and started developing applications for ETPL. He started his company in 2006 to provide professional services and IPs for companies who wanted to move from client-server technologies to cloud-based and SaaS-based technologies. His company was acquired by Autodesk in 2014. Chinn’s responsibilities in Autodesk were Software Architect, Cloud Platform for the first 2 years. Today, he promotes Autodesk’s solutions to governments and developing national platforms.

Mr Anothai Wettayakorn

Mr Anothai Wettayakorn
Job Title:

Vice President, Dell EMC, Indochina Sub-Region

Biography:

Anothai Wettayakorn is currently Vice President of Dell EMC, the largest IT Company in the world who provide truly end-to-end solution and bringing technology innovation to people everywhere and organizations of all shapes and sizes so they can transform and thrive in the digital economy. He responsible for Indochina market covering Thailand Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar. With over 25 years of experience in the IT industry, Anothai continues to make Dell EMC a market leader in all categories from Datacenter Solution to the Client Solutions as well as the geographies coverages. His strong leadership has earned him the distinction as a Top 50 CEO of the year 2011 by Thailand’s GM Magazine.

Anothai Wettayakorn had been Managing Director of Dell Corporation (Thailand) since early 2004, and General Manager for Dell’s business in the Indochina region since 2007. He has primary responsibilities of providing strategic business direction, driving Dell’s growth and operations in Indochina. Anothai also heads business development and drives expansion of the company’s distribution and partner network for the region.

Since joining Dell in 2004, Anothai has been instrumental in growing Dell’s customer base in Indochina and strengthening the company’s position as a total IT solutions provider. Dell is today one of the leading IT solutions provider for the healthcare sector in Thailand and a leading PC brand in Indochina. With the integration between Dell and EMC, he is now been appointed as Vice President for Dell EMC in the region.

Prior to joining Dell, he worked with the SVOA Group, Compaq Computers (Thailand) and HP (Thailand). At HP, he began as a sales representative and progressed through several senior management positions in a short span of time, before leaving as General Manager for its Personal Computer Group.

Anothai holds a Masters in Computer Science, with a major in Internet and eCommerce Management from Assumption University of Thailand.

Professor Dr Toshio Obi

Dr Toshio Obi
Job Title:

President, Japan, International Academy of CIO
Professor and Director, Institute of e-Government, Waseda University, Tokyo

Biography:

Academics: PhD on ICT from Waseda University and Master from Keio University in Japan

Career:

  • Worked at UN Development Program.
  • Senior Research Fellow at Center for Japanese Economy and Business Columbia University
  • Executive adviser to Japanese Minister of Labor
  • Members of both Prime Minister’ IT Strategy Council, and MIC Minister’s advisory council on ICT Growth Strategy, Co-chair ,OECD WG on Silver Innovation
  • Senior Adviser, ITU Secretary General

Current activities:

  • Director, APEC e-Government Research Center
  • Chair, National e-Government Promotion Council of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication (MIC)
  • APEC project director, ICT applications for people with special needs (Ageing)
  • Chair, Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Committee on Global Silver Innovation
  • Adviser to Japan ICT Industry Association (CIAJ)

Publications:
Author of 35 books including [A Decade of World e-Government Rankings] by IOS Press(2015), Japan US Bureaucratic friction, Kodansha

Visiting scholars:
Universities such as Peking University (China) , Thammasat University (Thailand) , Columbia University and GWU(USA)

Award:

  • Worked at UN Development Program.
  • Senior Research Fellow at Center for Japanese Economy and Business Columbia University
  • Executive adviser to Japanese Minister of Labor
  • Members of both Prime Minister’ IT Strategy Council, and MIC Minister’s advisory council on ICT Growth Strategy, Co-chair ,OECD WG on Silver Innovation
  • Senior Adviser, ITU Secretary General

Dr Narong Sirilerworakul

Dr Passakon
Job Title:

President, NSTDA- NECTEC

Biography:

Coming soon

Dr Kitti Kosavisutte

Dr Kitti Kosavisutte
Job Title:

Thailand Councillor, ACIOA;
CIO, Bangkok Bank Ltd

Biography:

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).

Dr Sutee Tuvirat

Dr Sutee Tuvirat
Job Title:

Chairman, Electronic Transaction Commission – Security Sub Committee

Biography:

Education

  • M.D. Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
  • Thai Board Orthopedics Surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol university

Experience

  • CIO, Vachiraprakarn Hospital, 1999 – 2000
  • CIO, Nakornthon Hospital, 2004 – 2005
  • CIO, Ramkhamhaeng Hospital, 2005 – 2011

Professional Certificate

  • CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor)
  • CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)

Professional Committee (Current)

  • R&D Director, ISACA-Bangkok Chapter
  • Committee, Thai Medical Informatics Association
  • Committee, Thailand IT Architects Association
  • Vice President, CSA Thailand Chapter

Dr Kumpol Sontanarat

Dr Kumpol Sontanarat
Job Title:

Chairman, Electronic Transaction Commission – Security Sub Committee

Biography:

Coming soon

Brig. Gen. Nicolas D. Ojeda, Jr. (Ret)

Brig. Gen. Nicolas D. Ojeda, Jr. (Ret)
Job Title:

Philippines Councillor , ACIOA

Biography:

Brigadier General Nicolas D Ojeda Jr (Ret) MIM CIO is currently the Deputy Executive Director for Cybersecurity and Operations of the Department of Information and Communications Technology. He graduated at the Philippine Military Academy, Strategic Human Resources Course, Advanced Management Program and Master in Information Management. He has more than 28 years in ICT and information security. He was a Signal Officer for 30 years. He was a Microwave Comms and Satellite Systems engineer, Head, Information Technology Division, and commanded the Philippines Army Management Information Center. He is certified Chief Information Officer (CIO) by the US Department of Defense.

Dr Phornphan Tannukit

Dr Phornphan Tannukit
Job Title:

Executive Vice President, Electronic Government Agency(EGA); Thailand

Biography:

Dr. Phornphan Tannukit is currently a Director of Digital Economy and Society Strantegy Division at Ofiice of National Digital Economy and Society Commission, Ministry of Digital Economy and Society of Thailand.
She has been working as a Plan and Policy Analyst specialising in Strategic Planning for ICT sector for 17 years. She recieved her Ph.D. in Engineering (Interdisciplinary program in Technology Management, Economics and Policy) from Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, MBA from Assumption University, Thailand and Bachelor degree in Economis from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.

Mr Dang Yung Anh

Mr Dang Yung Anh
Job Title:

Ministry of Information and communications; Vietnam

Biography:

Coming Soon...

Mr Stephen Kho

Stephen Kho
Job Title:

Managing Principal, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Security Consulting Services

Biography:

Stephen is currently the Managing Principal within HP Enterprise Consulting Services for the Australia, New Zealand and SE Asia regions where his team delivers professional services across several technologies and security capabilities including SIEM, data encryption, application security and Security Intelligence Operations (people & process).

Prior to joining HPE, he was CISO Program Manager and Researcher at KPN in Netherlands. He assisted the CISO in the creation of the Chief Information Security Office at KPN. Acts as deputy to the CISO to create, lead and motivate a 35 person team to address cyber security and business continuity issues at KPN, comprising of strategy and policy, ethical hacking, Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), and business security representatives.

He is a security professional with over 15 years of security industry experience across multiple business sectors including the financial and telecommunications. Specifically, he has extensive knowledge in the areas of security architecture, security assurance/vulnerability assessment & security technologies; arising from his network engineering, security consultancy and hands on penetration testing background. Stephen’s recent research was focused on the area of GPRS Roaming eXchange network security. He recently presented at the Hack In The Box Security Conference in Amsterdam. https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephenkho

David Allott

David Allott
Job Title:

Director for Cyber Defense, Intel Security Group

Biography:

David Allott is the Director for Cyber Defense at Intel Security Group. Based in Singapor, he joined in 2016 and is responsible for ensuring business communities across Asia Pacific understand the importance of building resilient cyber-security initiatives. Before joining Intel Security, David spent two years at Symantec where he was an active public speaker at Thought Leadership forums and conferences, educating customers and partners on global and local cyber security threats. Prior to Symantec, David spent 15 years with Prometric, culminating with him successfully leading the implementation of the first technology-enabled service platform for the General Insurance Agency of Japan. In his more than eighteen years’ experience in the IT industry, he has held leadership and technical roles in Australia, Japan, China and Singapore focusing on delivering competitive services and support to global customers.

David holds a Masters of Management (International Management) from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Sydney, Australia.

Dr Hammam Riza

Dr Hammam Riza
Job Title:

Indonesia Councillor, ACIOA; Director General (Deputy Chairman) for Information Technology, Energy and Material;
Executive Chief Information Officer (CIO) Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology - BPPT

Biography:

Extensive 30-years experience in ICT, with emphasis in enterprise information system, broadband and mobile communication with in-depth experience in research, development, engineering and operation of IT system and network, including information security framework.

He hold position as Director General (Deputy Chairman) for Information Technology, Energy and Material/ Executive Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology – BPPT, Government of Indonesia, which serve various Ministries and Agencies of Indonesian government, including Ministry of Home Affairs (National e-ID), National Election Committee (e-Election, e-Voting), the Ministry of Defense (Enterprise Architecture for Defense Information System), Ministry of ICT (Digital TV Early Warning System), Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) and many e-Government projects in Regional Government. He is also an Expert Committee member of the Desk on Information Resilience and National Cyber Security (DK2ICN) at the Coordinating Ministry of Politics, Law and Defense.

He was the Director of ICT Center and previously serve as Director of Science and Technology Information Network (IPTEKnet) BPPT, the first licensed internet service provider in Indonesia (1995), and have held various positions in major Internet start-up companies as professional executive IT consultant. He serves as Expert Committee member of MASTEL (Indonesian Telecommunication Society)

He hold Doctor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering (cum laude) from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) following his degree of Master of Science in Computer Science at the University of Kentucky, USA and Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, majoring Electronics and Control System at ITB.

He has certification from Institute of Indonesian Engineers (BKE-PII) as Executive Principal Engineer and had receive training in ISMS, IT Service Management, IT Infrastructure Library, IT Security, IT Governance, Content Management System, Next Generation Network, Digital Security and Internet of Things.

Dr Adisak Srinakarin

Dr Adisak Srinakarin
Job Title:

Executive Vice President, Electronic Government Agency (EGA), Thailand

Biography:

Education Background:

1994 – 1998:

Doctor of Computer Science Baton Rouge, Louisiana Dissertation: Deviating Angular Feature for Image Recognition System using the Improved Neural Network Classifier. Louisiana State University, USA

1986 – 1988:

Master of Computer Science, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Southern University, USA

1979 – 1983:

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) Chulalongkorn University

Work Experience:

Present:

Executive Vice President , Electronic Government Agency (Public Organization) (EGA) Preside and oversee the open-source development projects.

Manager, Integration & Test ,Lynx Software Technologies, Inc. [formerlyLynuxWorks, Inc.] San Jose, CA. USA Managed verification developments/integrations/process automations for Lynx Software Technologies (LST) Operating Systems deployed in a wide array of applications, from postal mail sorting solutions to air traffic control systems, to mission-critical embedded applications and technology programs for the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Joint Forces, to control instrumentation.

2003 – 2008:

Lead Senior Software Engineer, LynuxWorks, Inc. San Jose, CA. USA Performed verifications of LynxOS-178 certifiable to DO-178B level A., this safety-critical RTOS will be used to meet the performance and reliability needs of the U.S. Army's Future Combat Systems (FCS), a family of advanced, networked air- and ground-based military systems for use by the Army's Future Force.

Aug 2003 – Nov 2003:

Senior Software Engineer, International Microsystems, Inc. Milpitas, CA Developed Linux USB storage device drivers, multi-threading duplication routines, and networking programs for the newest highperformance USB 1.1 & 2.0 device tester/duplicator

1999 –2003:

Senior Software Engineer, Inter-networking Products Division Integrated Device Technology, Inc. Santa Clara, CA. USA Developed several device drivers, embedded communication applications, board bring-up, kernel debugging and validating the evaluation boards and turn-key products for IDT 32-bit MIPS Integrated Communications Processors

1989 - 1992:

Programmer Analyst , Comar Systek, Inc. Dallas, Texas. USA. Designed and implemented of many real-time system software and device driver in C and MC68000 assembly for OS-9 multiprocessor system utilizing the asynchronous packet switching interconnection network on VME backplane bus

1983 – 1984:

Field Engineer, T.N. Engineering Co., Ltd. Installed and tested the telephone switching exchange (N.E.C. NEAX61).

Dr Kasititorn Pooparadai

Dr Kasititorn Pooparadaii
Job Title:

National Science Technology Development Agency, NSTD, Thailand

Biography:

Kasititorn Pooparadai had Ph.D.in Science and Technology Policy Studies from Policy Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (PREST), University of Manchester, UK, in 1999. She started her career as an ICT policy researcher with the National IT Committee Secretariat, under the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center. Kasititorn has rich experience in the formulation of ICT policy, from IT2010 endorsed by the cabinet in 2001, followed by National ICT Masterplan I & II, and the ICT2020 Policy framework.

She is currently senior division director of policy research at National Science and Technology Development Agency, Ministry of Science and Technology. However, since October 2014, she has been on secondment to Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (renamed as Ministry of Digital Economy and Society) to assist on formulating and driving digital economy policy, which was endorsed in April this year.

Her interests include various dimensions on the pivotal role and influence of ICT on social and economic development. She is also a part-time lecturer on public policy on ICT and social implications of ICT at Thai universities.

Mrs Sylvia W Sumarlin

Sylvia W Sumarlin
Job Title:

Chairlady FTII, Indonesia

Biography:

Work experiences

Title: CHAIRLADY
Duration:2012 - Present
Indonesia IT Federation(FTII)
Jakarta, Indonesia
FTII is an organisation consists of associations from various ICT specialisations, such as: the association of hardware, software, open source, satellite, telecommunication services, Internet Service Providers

Title: Special Ict AIDE
Duration: 2013 - Present
Ministry Of Defence – Republic Of Indonesia
Jakarta, Indonesia
Responsibiities include giving advice in regard to ICT development and planning to the ministry as well as hosting trainings related to the use of ICT for its defence programs.

Title: CEO
Duration:2008 - Present
Xirka Silicon Tecnology
Jakarta, Indonesia
Xirka Silicon Technology is a company specialising in chipset research & design for telecommunication.

Title: CEO
Duration:2007 - Present
Core Mediatech
Jakarta, Indonesia
Core Mediatech is an Internet Service Provider company servicing Jakarta’s metro area. The brand name of its services is DNET.

Education

Syracuse University
1986 - 1989
Master Degree in INTL Relations
Master Degree in Economic
Syracuse, New York - USA

Syracuse University
1982 - 1986
Bachelor Degree in Economics
Syracuse, New York - USA

Mr Tiengtham Keopasith

Mr Tiengtham Keopasith
Job Title:

Director of Planning Division Ministry of Post and Telecommunications (MPT), Lao PDR

Biography:

Coming soon

Mr Ravi Phuyal

Mr Ravi Phuyal
Job Title:

Managing Director, Islington College, Nepal

Biography:

Ravi Phuyal is a social entrepreneur working at the intersection of technology, education, and entrepreneurship in Nepal. He is an Executive Director of Innovate Nepal Group, an investment and holding company that runs internationally acclaimed qualifications in Nepal through its growing and expanding affiliates; Islington College, Herald College, Maryland College Biratnagar and Informatics College Pokhara. Ravi is also a Co-founder of Nepal Entrepreneurs’ Hub, a resource center that nurtures entrepreneurship, facilitates investment and fundraising, supports startup communities, and works to create a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem. Ravi also leads on tech and innovation agenda of Local Interventions Group, an award winning civic innovation nonprofit with its presence in London, England and Kathmandu, Nepal – innovating on cutting edge GIS and crowdsourcing platforms across policy sectors.

Dr Pratit Santiprabhob

Pratit Santiprabhob
Job Title:

Advisor to the President, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited; Vice Present for Information and Communication Technology, Assumption University

Biography:

Pratit Santiprabhob received his B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering from Kasetsart University, Thailand in 1985, M.Eng in Production Systems Engineering from Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan in 1988, and Ph.D. in Computer and Information Sciences from Florida State University, USA in 1991

He is currently an Associate Professor in Computer Science and Vice President for Information and Communication Technology, Assumption University, Thailand where he has been teaching since 1992.

His research interest includes applications of fuzzy logic, intelligent systems, computer network and network security, system integration, enterprise systems, and border management technologies.

In addition to his academic works, he is also serving as an advisor on various technical as well as non�technical matters to both public and private entities such as Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited, Boon Rawd Brewery Co., Ltd., Immigration Bureau, and Department of Consular Affairs.

Kwek Hong Sin

Kwek Hong Sin
Singaporean/Aseana
Job Title:

Founder of PHOENIXICT Group of companies, Senior Consultant

Biography:

As CEO, Chairman and Founder of PHOENIXICT Group of companies (Singapore/Thailand), HongSin has spent her entire career serving clients, working on business development, introducing cutting edge technology to resolve issues from various business angle. Phoenixict was established with intent in recognizing the great skill and expertise of the crowd to bridge businesses effectively and efficiently through genuine relationship and connections. Creating the vision “nurture talent, innovate culture and bridge people/business to world class hub�. Leveraging on crowd wisdom, we support the market idea through crowdfunding and crowdsourcing.

Being recently appointed by National Science Technology Development Agency as Senior Consultant to serve the development of Thailand 4.0 and a mega project to drive “Sufficient Economy�; her task to enrol global players to part-take and create new initiatives opens up engagement towards SMARTAsean.

In passion of driving global crowdfunding, she took lead to create the 1st Crowdfunding Asia Summit to raise bar of awareness. Branded in Singapore, she enrolled the support of the international practitioners to join force to promote Crowdfunding as industry to sync with international development.She is committed to support Asia potential and innovation leveraging on crowdfunding as strong alternatives funding for startup, innovators and entrepreneurs; creatively even existing business expansion worthiness. Her believe that “Funding should not be a show-stopper!� led to her to support emerging countries and her goal is global collaboration and connections.

HongSin has worked with Asean government and enterprises to address major ICT, cyber-security and forensic. She also held the role to drive initiatives with top CIOs as International Liaison Officer for CIO16 Association of Thailand as well to support Thailand to develop the new ASEAN CIO Association. She has been taking lots of input from industry both governmental and private industries to develop Asean Cyber Collaboration Centre*.

Her skill set were all acquired through her experience working in various industries’ successes. Her commitment to develop strong network was all showcase over the years through conferences, events and activities. Bridging relationship, entrepreneurial leadership and continuous business engagement are strength of hers.A proven track record since 2001 in driving a regional distribution house for cyber-security and forensic. She has developed a distribution channel of 700 resellers and more than 10,000 enterprises across ASEAN. Today, she is looked upon as pioneer in the industry for cutting edge technology development and drawing the world best resources to where the needs required.

With her passion and energy, she is highly sort after for business collaborations and idea manifestations. She has been instrumental to set standards through working with technology providers in many vertical fields. She is a firm believer of good business practices by means of building TRUST, INTEGRITY & ETHICs.