Board of Director, Aeronautical Radio of Thailand Ltd,
Board of Director, Electronic Government Agency of Thailand
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.
Chief Legal Advisor
Mr. Chayatawatch is one of an outstanding expert in Intellectual Property as well as Electronic Commerce law and management in Thailand. He practices legal professional as Attorney-in-Law in Thailand for more than 30 years; whereas his interest extends to investment on innovative business as well as several academic fields.
He holds position as President - Intellectual Property Promotion Association of Thailand (IPPAT); President - Intellectual Property Sub-Committee for Agriculture Research Development Agency; Vice President – Thailand Innovation Management Group, Thailand Management Association; Vice President – Thailand’s Association of the Federation of Arts, Culture and Literatures; Director – Law Drafting Committee, Lawyer Society of Thailand under His majesty the King’s Patronage; Secretary & Director – Corporate Responsibility and Ethics Association for Thai Enterprise; Secretary/Director- ASEAN Chief Information Officer Association; Chief of Executive Officer – SGeneration Co., Ltd; and Managing Partner - Reungchaiyuth Law: International Legal Counselors. He has Attorney-at-Law Certificate from Lawyer Society of Thailand under His majesty the King’s Patronage as well as Patent Attorney Certificate from the Department of Intellectual Property Department of Thailand.
In academic, he is invited as guest professor and lecturer in Ramkhamhaeng University and Rajabhat University giving lectures in several legal and management subjects such as International Trade and Economic Law, Business Law, Intellectual Law and Management, Electronic Commerce Law; and Cyber Crime Law. He holds Master in International Business Administration from Nova Southern University from Florida, USA.; Barrister-at-Law from Institute of Education Thai Bar Association; Bachelor of Law from Ramkhamhaeng University; and currently he is studying in Master of Science Program in Forensic Informatics in Ramkhamhaeng University.
Founder of PHOENIXICT Group of companies, Senior Consultant
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.
President of Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF),
President of ICT Federation of Cambodia (ICTF),
CEO/Director SOMA Group Co., Ltd.Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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.
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
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.
Thailand Councillor, ACIOA,
CIO, Bangkok Bank Ltd
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).
Philippines Councillor , ACIOA
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.
Brunei Darussalam Councilor, ACIOA
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).