2021 Agenda

 

 

ONLINE, 16 - 17 November 2021

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Nov 1609:00
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Telcos at the heart of digital, social and economic transformation - the critical role of ICT

Keynotes
Ahmad Al Neama, CEO, Indosat OoredooIndonesia
Nov 1609:30
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Accelerating digital transformation in Asia with cloud networks

Keynotes
Donald (Yijun) Tan, CEO, China Telecom GlobalChina
Nov 1610:00
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The importance of a digitized business model for telcos in a new world

Keynotes
Jacqueline Teo, Chief Digital Officer, HGC Global CommunicationsHong Kong
Nov 1611:00
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Digital business opportunities in APAC

Keynotes
Jan Wuppermann, Chief Digital Officer, NTT LtdSingapore
Nov 1611:30
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Leveraging SDN and NFV to empower your network evolution

SDN/NFV
Fiona Chua, Associate Director, SD Networks, IP Services, SingtelSingapore
Nov 1611:30
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The era of telco 4.0: Embracing digital transformation with data in motion

Telco 4.0
Kai Waehner, Field CTO, Global Technology Advisor, ConfluentGermany
Nov 1611:30
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The Network Analytics Platform developed by A1

Intelligent Connectivity
Thomas Hodi, Senior RAN Expert & AI Product Owner, A1Austria
Nov 1612:00
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How automation and AI are driving telco efficiency across the board

Intelligent Connectivity
Aps Chikhalikar, Head of TMT, APJ, ServiceNowSingapore
Nov 1612:00
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Strategy: Defining approaches for next-gen SDN/NFV

SDN/NFV
Paul Jesemann, Regional CTO, APAC, MavenirSingapore
Nov 1612:30
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PANEL Can telcos do more to unlock the true potential of big data analytics?

Intelligent Connectivity
Moderator: Ravi Shankar, Head of Product Management - OSS/BSS, Sterlite TechnologiesIndia
Edwin Purwandesi, Head of Big Data Platform, AI and Cyber Security, Telkom IndonesiaIndonesia
Mohamed Moharram, Head Of Customer Value Management Analytics, XL AxiataIndonesia
Soumita Roy Choudhury, Vice President And Head Of Sales And Business Development, MobilewallaSingapore
Nicola Sucevic, Chief Data Scientist, SVP, SmartfrenIndonesia
Caner Canak, Associate Director, AI and Data Analytics, TurkcellTurkey
Nov 1612:30
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PANEL Insights - reimagining future telco networks

SDN/NFV
Nadya Melic, Head of Customer Solutions, Vodafone Group - Asia PacificSingapore
Gint Atkinson, Vice President Network Strategy and Architecture, SES NetworksUnited States
Ian Watterson, Managing Director, SVP, APAC, CSGAustralia
Brendan Press, CCO, Gulf Bridge International (GBI)United Kingdom
Rangarajan Kalyanasundaram, CEO, Enterprise Business, P.T. Smartfren Telecom T.B.K.Indonesia
Nov 1612:30
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PANEL Telcos as the drivers of the digital payment revolution

Telco 4.0
Moderator: Virat Patel, Managing Director, Pioneer Consulting AsiaSingapore
Shabab Muhaddes, General Manager / Regional MD (Asia Pacific), Vesta CorporationSingapore
Simon Perkins, CEO, CellcardMalaysia
Nitin Anand, Director, Digital Tx, Products & Services, Ooredoo MyanmarMyanmar
Adeel Niazi, Group Vice President, FinTech, Virgin Mobile MEAUnited Arab Emirates
Filippo Giachi, Vice President of Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, DOCOMO DigitalSingapore
Nov 1613:30
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5G infrastructure services and models – why strategic risk management is the new telco competitive advantage

SDN/NFV
Azmarin Johari, Head of Enterprise Risk Management, MaxisMalaysia
Nov 1613:30
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Fast track to monetise IoT – Driver data and the insurance sector

Intelligent Connectivity
Ian Lowles, Director, APAC, ZendriveUnited States
David Henderson, CEO, DrvrThailand
Nov 1613:30
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MagNET - Why telcos are here to bring value to its customers

Telco 4.0
Alvaro Asensio Botanz, Cyber Security and New Products, Telco Security Alliance, TelefonicaSpain
Helen Mindeguia, Cybersecurity and New Products, Telco Security Alliance, TelefonicaSpain
Nov 1614:00
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Building and sharing fibre broadband infrastructure in Nepal

SDN/NFV
Dileep Agrawal, CEO, Worldlink CommunicationsNepal
Nov 1614:00
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Enabling new opportunities through IoT technology

Intelligent Connectivity
Supriyadi Supriyadi, VP, Head of B2B Solutions, Indosat OoredooIndonesia
Nov 1614:00
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Monetizing cybersecurity services in Telco 4.0 transformation

Telco 4.0
Donny Chong, Product Director, NexusguardHong Kong
Nov 1614:30
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PANEL Adding revenue growth to telcos via IoT

Intelligent Connectivity
Moderator: Paul Lam, Policy & Strategy Officer, Digital & Technology, Asian Infrastructure Investment BankChina
Sunil David, Regional Director, IoT, ASEAN, AT&TIndia
Soksophay Lim, CIO, CellcardCambodia
Cedric Mauvielle, VP Sales, Global Carrier Relationship, Mobility and IoT Solutions, PCCW GlobalHong Kong
Dominique Tu, Vice President, IoT Sales, TruphoneHong Kong
Chris Tng, Director, Enterprise and Mobility, Bridge AllianceSingapore
Nov 1614:30
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PANEL Are telcos ready for open infrastructure?

SDN/NFV
Moderator: Ajay Sunder, Director, Strategy, SC-nexSingapore
Rahul Atri, Managing Director, Rakuten Mobile Singapore and Head of Product and Engineering, Rakuten Communications Platform, Rakuten Mobile SingaporeSingapore
Greg Varisco, CEO, Cinturion GroupUnited States
Snorre Nordrum Solvang, Senior Business Development Manager, Elisa AutomateFinland
Sharon Alalouf, Vice President, Business Development, APAC, CellwizeSingapore
Edith Gomez-Cudiamat, VP & Head, Carrier Business, PLDT GlobalPhilippines
Nov 1614:30
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PANEL Protecting your network from growing cyber security threats

Telco 4.0
Moderator: Richard Marshall, Chairman, CinturionUnited States
Abubakar Latif, Director, Cyber Security, BatelcoBahrain
Binh Vu, CEO, Netnam CorpVietnam
Bechara Kaddoum, Strategic Partnerships Manager, Telcos, TelefonciaHong Kong
Donny Chong, Product Director, NexusguardHong Kong
Benny Hu, AVP, Market Development, HGC Global CommunicationsHong Kong
Nov 1615:30
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Building the next-gen network on SD-WAN

SDN/NFV
Helen Wong, Director, Global Products and Solutions, VerizonHong Kong
Nov 1615:30
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The growth and consumption of video streaming in South East Asia

Telco 4.0
Carlos Alimurung, Chief Executive Officer, ONE EsportsSingapore
Nov 1615:30
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The role of the telco in digitizing society: Connecting Philippines during a global pandemic

Intelligent Connectivity
Jojo Gendrano, FVP, Enterprise & International Business Group, Smart CommunicationsPhilippines
Nov 1616:00
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A game changer? Growing impact and future potential of blockchain for telcos

Intelligent Connectivity
Jose Luiz Nunez Diaz, Global Head of Blockchain, TelefonicaSpain
Nov 1616:00
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Bridging the digital divide – connectivity and policy implications

Telco 4.0
Tom C Varghese, Head of Connectivity & Access Policy, APAC, FacebookSingapore
Nov 1616:00
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Network-as-a-Service: Maximizing the full enterprise opportunity

SDN/NFV
Eddie Chia, Head, Digital Transformation Sales, CBCcomSingapore
Nov 1616:30
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PANEL Finding an edge computing strategy that works

Intelligent Connectivity
Moderator: Shiv Putcha, Founder & Principal Analyst, Mandala InsightsIndia
Ken Wee, SVP, Alliance Partnerships and Innovation, Bridge AllianceSingapore
Jaime Diez, CTO, APAC, VodafoneSingapore
Hyun Joo Andy Lee, Executive Director And Team Leader, Global Business Group, Korea TelecomRepublic Of Korea
Dennis Chan, AVP, ICT and ICT Business, HGCHong Kong
Nov 1616:30
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PANEL SDN, NFV, SASE - the need to adapt quickly and more efficiently

SDN/NFV
Moderator: Virat Patel, Managing Director, Pioneer Consulting AsiaSingapore
Anuradha Udunuwara, Senior Enterprise Solutions Architect, Sri Lanka Telecom PLCSri Lanka
Leo Setiono, Head, Partner Management, APAC, NgenaSingapore
Dilip Krishnaswamy, VP, Emerging Tech R&D, Reliance JioIndia
Ashish Gupta, Deputy Director, Business Operations, India, BTIndia
Nov 1616:30
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PANEL Turning the increasing demand for content into a growing digital business model

Telco 4.0
Moderator: Bob Fox, Chairman, Digital Economy, ICT Group, Joint Foreign Chambers of CommerceThailand
Ahad Bhai, CEO, BongoBangladesh
Yoseph Wijaya, Head of Product, Forest InteractiveMalaysia
Baris Zavaroglyu, Managing Director, TV+, TURKCELLTurkey
Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, Zee5 GlobalIndia
Matt Lough, Global Head of OTT, TelstraHong Kong
Nikko Acosta, Senior Vice President, Content, Globe TelecomPhilippines

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Nov 1709:30
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PANEL 'Its a marathon, not a sprint' - Asia's 5G race

Keynotes
Geok Chwee Ong, CEO, Bridge AllianceSingapore
Mohamed H Almarzooqi, Group CTIO, EtisalatUnited Arab Emirates
Bill Chang, Chief Executive Officer, Group Enterprise, SingtelSingapore
Thomas Hundt, Chief Executive Officer, Smart AxiataCambodia
Nov 1710:30
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New business dynamics and cybersecurity SaaS strategies for telcos

Keynotes
Andy Ng, CEO, NexusguardSingapore
Nov 1711:30
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Enabling enterprise with 5G

5G
Dennis Wong, VP, 5G Enterprise & Cloud, SingtelSingapore
Nov 1711:30
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Primed for growth - The Philippines as the next hyperscale hub in APAC and beyond

Carriers World Asia
Gary Ignacio, Vice President and Head of Fixed Core Business Solutions, PLDT EnterprisePhilippines
Nov 1712:00
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Connecting South Korea via 5G with AR/VR & Metaverse

5G
Michael Lesniak, Senior Strategic Partnerships Manager, SK TelecomRepublic Of Korea
Nov 1712:00
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Country Outlook – Opportunities for telcos in Papua New Guinea

Carriers World Asia
Une O'Ome, General Manager, Commercial, PNG DataCo LimitedPapua New Guinea
Nov 1712:30
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PANEL 5G is here in Asia - How can we be ready for the next step?

5G
Moderator: Ajay Sunder, Director, Strategy, SC-nexSingapore
Nitin Spara, AVP, Group Regulatory Affairs, AxiataMalaysia
Satoshi Nagata, Vice Chairman, 3Gpp Tsg-Ran, Senior Manager,, NTT Docomo IncSingapore
Priya Mahajan, Head of Public Policy and Regulatory Counsel, Verizon Enterprise SolutionsSingapore
Eric Wong, Head of Global Accounts, APAC, Vodafone BusinessUnited Kingdom
Arisa Siong, Director, Public and Regulatory Affairs, APAC, TelenorSingapore
Nov 1712:30
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PANEL Preparing for positive change in the wholesale and enterprise sector

Carriers World Asia
Moderator: Isabelle Paradis, CEO, HOT TELECOMCanada
Taylor Lam, Chief Strategy Officer, CITIC telecom CPCHong Kong
Asif Aziz, CCO, JazzPakistan
Lisbon Simangunsong, Head of Corporate, 3Business, Hutchison 3 IndonesiaIndonesia
Philip Tseng, EVP, Enterprise and Carrier Business Unit, FarEasToneTaiwan
Ali Amiri, Group Chief Carrier And Wholesale Officer, Etisalat GroupUnited Arab Emirates
Reduan Hasan Khan, Head of B2B Product Development, DTACThailand
Nov 1712:30
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PANEL The adoption of a purely customer-centric approach

CX Strategy
Moderator: Anila Fredericks, Head of Customer Service and Operations, TelstraSingapore
Vipin Sharma, Global Head of Products, Circles.LifeSingapore
Jason Esli, Solution Consultant, APAC, New RelicSingapore
Aps Chikhalikar, Head of TMT, APJ, ServiceNowSingapore
Lea Garcia, VP, Head of CX Management & Process, PLDT GlobalPhilippines
HL Gupta, President, Network and Operations Services, Reliance JioIndia
Nov 1713:30
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Assessing network slicing in 5G networks with AI and machine learning business models

5G
Pramod Misra, General Manager, Lead Data Scientist, Vodafone Idea LtdIndia
Nov 1713:30
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Telco data centre case study: Indosat Ooredoo

Carriers World Asia
Farizul Ahsan, VP, Head of Infra and CME Planning, Indosat OoredooIndonesia
Nov 1713:30
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Using technology to provide an agile and efficient CX

CX Strategy
Abdul Moneeb, Group EVP, Network Optimization, P.T.C.L.Pakistan
Nov 1714:00
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Overcoming CX challenges with new technologies

CX Strategy
Miftakhul Huda, VP, Head of Technology Customer Experience, Indosat OoredooIndonesia
Nov 1714:00
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Regulating 5G strategies in developing countries

5G
Rajendra Singh, Senior Regulatory Specialist, The World BankUnited States
Nov 1714:30
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PANEL How do we engage our customers? Using technology to provide a human touch

CX Strategy
Moderator: Mei Lee Quah, Head of Mobile and Wireless Research, APAC, Frost & SullivanMalaysia
Sandra De Zoysa, Group Chief Customer Officer, Dialog Axiata PLCSri Lanka
Su Ann Lim, Industry Head, Tech And Telco, GoogleMalaysia
Helge Steen Johnsen, Chief Revenue Officer, Telenor DigitalNorway
Sri Safitri, DEVP Customer Experience & Digitisation, Telkom IndonesiaIndonesia
Anila Fredericks, Head of Customer Service and Operations, TelstraSingapore
Nov 1714:30
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PANEL Producing a 5G ready telco-cloud

5G
Moderator: Shiv Putcha, Founder & Principal Analyst, Mandala InsightsIndia
Kelvin Chua, Head of Product R&D, Infra, Circles.LifePhilippines
Matti Swan, Lead Network Architect, ElisaFinland
Nov 1714:30
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PANEL The future of telco data centres

Carriers World Asia
Moderator: Sean Bergin, Co-Founder And President, APTelecomCambodia
Sahan Weerasinghe, Head of Cloud and Enterprise Data Centre Services, Dialog Axiata PLCSri Lanka
Andrew Thaf, CEO, Telin SingaporeSingapore
Arlene Mae Jallorina, Vice President, International Facilities Investments, Globe TelecomPhilippines
Min-Soo Kim, APAC Sales Director, KentikPhilippines
Nitipong Boon-Long, CCO, True I.D.CThailand
Nov 1715:30
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Monetizing enterprise services with 5G

5G
Mei Lee Quah, Head of Mobile and Wireless Research, APAC, Frost & SullivanMalaysia
Nov 1715:30
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Pioneering MVNOs – leading the telco digital revolution (with IoT, M2N, eSIM)

Carriers World Asia
Sen Keong Lim, Head of Regional Expansion & Partnership, redONE Network Sdn BhdMalaysia
Nov 1716:00
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PANEL Creating new revenue streams with 5G networks

5G
Moderator: Bob Fox, Chairman, Digital Economy, ICT Group, Joint Foreign Chambers of CommerceThailand
Joe Barrett, President, GSAUnited Kingdom
Kimmo Pentikäinen, Vice President, Business Development, ElisaFinland
Willis Sim, Chief Corporate Sales and Solutions Officer, M1 LimitedSingapore
Jichen Thinley, General Manager of Corporate Planning and Strategy Division, Bhutan TelecomBhutan
Natasak Rodjanapiches, Vice Chairman, Creative Digital Economy, Board of Trade of ThailandThailand
Nov 1716:30
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PANEL Assessing challenges and opportunities in APAC's growing MVNO market

Carriers World Asia
Moderator: Allan Rasmussen, Managing Director, Yozzo Co.,LtdThailand
Dominique Tu, Vice President, IoT Sales, TruphoneHong Kong
Aziz Amine, Marketing Director | MFS Director, Virgin MobileSaudi Arabia
Xanne Leo, CEO, Gorilla MobileSingapore
Ekaterine Sichinava, Head, Telco Market Regulations, Georgia Communications CommissionGeorgia
Nov 1716:30
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PANEL What do customers want? The vital role of omnichannels in future CX strategies

CX Strategy
Moderator: Sean Bergin, Co-Founder And President, APTelecomCambodia
Mohamed Musad, Director, Digital Transformation, DhiraaguMaldives
Nicholas Soo, EVP, Voice & Mobility, TelinIndonesia
Piyawat Jriyasetapong, CCO, Lao TelecomLaos
Ahmed Saady Yaamin, Head of Group Analytics, AxiataBangladesh
Nov 1717:00
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MVNO Case Study

Keynotes
Abhishek Gupta, Co-Founder, Circles.LifeSingapore
Nov 1717:30
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Closing keynote presentation

Keynotes
K Kharisma, CCO, TelinIndonesia
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