EIMS 2019 Speakers line-up
Head - Product Marketing, Freshworks Inc
Abishek MurthyHead - Product Marketing, Freshworks Inc
Abishek currently Head's product marketing at Freshworks Inc. Under his leadership, Abishek grew Freshchat, the product he heads marketing for to 5X in the very first year. He comes with over 10 years of experience across consulting, marketing and strategy.
He will share on simplifying your support to help on your marketing. Join his session at Digital conf. View Agenda
Fredrick Johnson Lawerance
Product Consultant, Freshworks Inc
Fredrick Johnson LaweranceProduct Consultant, Freshworks Inc
Product Consultant for Customer Engagement Suite at Freshworks. Helping resellers and customers in APAC regions to solve customer experience problems.
Fredrick will show you a demo on customer experience can be improved to help businesses boost up their revenue. Join his session at Workshop 1. View Agenda
CEO, Handy Sends
Jay SudowskiCEO, Handy Sends
Jay has been involved in the web hosting and data center industries since 1997. He is the co-founder and CTO of Handy Networks, LLC. Jay has wide-ranging, extensive experience in all facets of the industry and is one of the few individuals worldwide to have achieved cPanel’s Master level certification. In addition, Jay has long been involved in internet governance at many levels, attending ARIN, IGF and ICANN meetings.
Join Jay’s session at Workshop 1. View Agenda
Dr. A.J Minai
Co-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer, Subture: The Brand Storytelling Agency
Dr. A.J MinaiCo-Founder & Chief Marketing Officer, Subture: The Brand Storytelling Agency
He's considered by many in Asia as a Digital Storyteller; Dr. A.J has spoken at over 192 events since 2013 around Emerging Tech, Brand Leadership, Inter-Generational Dynamics, Digital Disruption, & Workplace E.Q (Emotional Intelligence). A two-time TEDx speaker since 2017, Dr. A.J was awarded “Best LinkedIn Influencer” by Malaysia Social Media Week (#MSMW2019). Marketing In Asia Magazine listed him as one of the Top 43 Inspirational LinkedIn Icons to follow in 2018. He was also invited to be a member of ‘Top Voices Malaysia’ - 30 Most Influential People on LinkedIn that same year. More recently, Dr. A.J was listed as a Top 100 Inspirational LinkedIn Icon to Follow in 2019. Today, you will find him always on the go as a Co-founder & Investor across his five core businesses that in different ways, address the expanding need for people and organisations to be more effective when it comes to deriving value from emotional intelligence (E.Q), brand storytelling, & technology in a digitally disruptive age
Join his session - [Fire drill] The 2019 top digital marketing trends that will shape your business in Malaysia at Digital conf. View Agenda
Nicholas Sagau Tony Ngimat
Group General Manager, Media Prima Digital
Nicholas Sagau Tony NgimatGroup General Manager, Media Prima Digital
Nicholas Sagau is the Group General Manager for Media Prima Digital the digital arm of Malaysia’s largest media conglomerates - Media Prima Berhad. He oversees the digital operation of the group. One of many role is driving the executing the Media Prima digital’s strategy in the rapidly disrupted media space. Nicholas is a council member of the Malaysia Digital Association.
He also heads Media Prima Labs, the in-house incubator of Media Prima Berhad to further extend the Group's unique intellectual properties into the expanse of digital innovation and games. Media Prima Labs has to-date released 12 lifestyle/entertainment verticals in form of native app and 5 mobile games since the labs started operation in Nov 2015 with nearly 10 million downloads in total & monthly active user of 2.3 million.
Nicholas is a frequent speaker & moderator at a variety of digital industry conferences &
seminars such as the recent ConnecTechAsia in Singapore, TV Digital Connect Asia in Bangkok, Exabytes Internet Marketing Summit in KL, Level Up KL - SEA Game Developers Conference in KL and Ooyala Digital Video Conference in Sydney among others. His areas of focus include: digital innovation, games & apps development, eSports, corporate in innovation & start-up, corporate incubator, OTT and digital video content distribution.
Nicholas will be moderating the [Fire drill] The power of short-form video for marketing at Digital Conf, together with WebTVAsia, Unruly & TikTok. Don’t miss this session. View Agenda
Head of Brand Marketing-TikTok SEA, TikTok Pte Ltd
Surayot AimlaorHead of Brand Marketing-TikTok SEA, TikTok Pte Ltd
Surayot Aimlaor is Head of Brand Marketing - TikTok SEA, driving marketing plans and strategies to drive product development and explore business opportunities for TiKTok in Southeast Asia. With over 9 years of working experience in corporate, branding and marketing communication.
He will be one of the panel speaker at [Fire drill] The power of short-form video for marketing at Digital Conf. Don’t miss out this session on how to utilize short-form video at Digital conf. View Agenda
Account Manager of Tech & Telco, Google
Yuvha DharshiniAccount Manager of Tech & Telco, Google
Yuvha is in the business of shaping and digitizing the telco and tech vertical in Malaysia and Myanmar. She has 7 years of experience, with expertise in digital marketing, branding, communications and public sector consulting. Currently, she looks after the top technology and telecommunications clients, advising them on how to scale their digital transformation efforts through Google properties. Prior to Google, Yuvha led the branding & communications team in Lazada Malaysia, playing a pivotal role in establishing Lazada as the #1 eCommerce platform in Malaysia.
Yuvha will be sharing tips and tricks on how to transform your eCommerce business using new, innovative solutions from Google & YouTube. View Agenda
Business Development Lead, Google
Meredith WallaceBusiness Development Lead, Google
Meredith is s a market development lead for Google, focusing on helping businesses accelerate their growth with digital. She specializes in full-funnel YouTube solutions, omnichannel marketing, and digital transformation. Prior to working at Google, Meredith led digital teams for ecommerce startups and digital agencies, working with clients across Asia such as Google, L’Oreal Group, Coca-Cola, IKEA, and Nestle.
She will share how to build your brand and grow your business with online advertising. Join her session at Workshop 1. View Agenda
CEO, DotAsia Organisation
Edmon ChungCEO, DotAsia Organisation
Edmon Chung is serving as the CEO for DotAsia Organisation and heads the secretariat for the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF). Edmon serves also on the board of the Internet Governance Forum Support Association (IGFSA), and on the Executive Committee of Internet Society Hong Kong, which serves as the secretariat for the Asia Pacific Regional At-Large Organisation (APRALO) and participates extensively on Internet governance issues.
Join Edmon’s session to know how you can build your brand's digital identity through key moments of user experience, starting with domain names. View Agenda
Head of Esports, AirAsia
Allan PhangHead of Esports, AirAsia
Allan Phang is AirAsia's Head of Esports and tasked by the co-founders of AirAsia, Tan Sri Dr. Tony Fernandes and Datuk Kamarudin Meranun to spearhead AirAsia’s overall esports strategic initiatives. His recent achievement includes winning the ‘Take Ownership Award’ by AirAsia Group People and Culture for driving esports awareness and Tune Group Best Marketing Partnership Award. Allan has been invited to speak at various international esports conferences, including EsportsBAR Cannes, Miami, South Korea and Japan, HIVE Esports Conference and XLIVE Esports Summit in New York City, LA Games Conference in Hollywood, University of California - Irvine, Esports Business Summit in Las Vegas and many more.
Come learn how AirAsia penetrated the esports space via a unique strategy! View Agenda
Carliff Rizal Carleel
EO & Co-Founder, Automate Malaysia
Carliff Rizal CarleelEO & Co-Founder, Automate Malaysia
- CEO & Co-Founder of Chatbot Malaysia, Automate Malaysia
- Managed chatbot campaigns for 100+ brands - Like Prestige Magazine, Majlis Perbandaran Klang, Carlsberg Malaysia and Mercedes Benz
- Built 2 companies from scratch to million dollar business
- 17 year experience as Speaker, Trainer and Coach
- 10 years experience in Digital Marketing
- Multi Award-winning entrepreneur - Action Coach Best Team Award 2007, Best Business Award (Malaysia) 2008, Hall Of Fame Award (Asia Pacific) 2009
Learn from Carliff on how to drive business growth by leveragin AI and real-time marketing power. View Agenda
Tran Ngoc Tuan Anh
Founder & CEO, Meta Box
Tran Ngoc Tuan AnhFounder & CEO, Meta Box
Anh Tran (commonly known as Rilwis) is a WordPress developer with more than 12 years of experience. He's the founder of the Meta Box, a custom fields plugin for WordPress with more than 400.000 active installs. He also runs a premium theme shop at GretaThemes.com and a digital agency at eLightUp.com.
Anh and his team have been working with world-wide enterprises from the US, Australia, EU, and Vietnam. They consult, make digital strategies and build websites for SMEs, non-profit organizations and governments.
Anh is passionate about building digital products on WordPress. He loves coding, writing and sharing with people.
Join Anh’s session to know the power of WordPress as a complete marketing suite for all your needs. View Agenda
Senior Account Manager, Insider
Christopher LoweSenior Account Manager, Insider
A doctor by background, his passion towards latest advances in tech has brought him to SaaS industry since 3 years ago. Chris currently manages Insider’s accounts in Malaysia where he marries best digital marketing practices with great content which have helped top international and local brands improve acquisition rate and grow their digital presence.
Join Chris’ session to know how to create the best customer experiences at Workshop. He will also give his professional insight about data-driven marketing at Digital conf. View Agenda
Chan Kin Peng
Founding Partner, Kasatria Technologies
Chan Kin PengFounding Partner, Kasatria Technologies
Founding partner of Kasatria Technologies Sdn Bhd, the only Premium partner for Google Analytic in Malaysia. His current area of focus revolves around how to effectively extend data models to be interpreted not only by humans but also consumed by other machines, so that decisions and outcomes can be tracked, analyzed and acted upon in real-time by other platforms in the ecosystem independently from human intervention.
Join Kin at [Fire drill] Data-driven marketing in 2019: Bigger, faster and better. He will definitely share some great tips and latest technology from the industry. View Agenda
Country General Manager, Shopback Malaysia
Eddy HanCountry General Manager, Shopback Malaysia
Known for his track record in business-building, revenue generation and growth hacking, Eddy has held several top management roles at Digi, Maybank, Zomato, and Lowyat MSC prior to joining ShopBack Malaysia.
During his tenure with Lowyat MSC, he spearheaded the organisation’s businesses from a single website (www.lowyat.net) to a multi-platform digital media entity, increasing the organisation’s revenue to over 30% year-on-year growth.
Subsequently, he pioneered the launch of Zomato in Malaysia, and grew to 1 million active users within 16 months of operations.
Eddy was also the marketing strategist within Maybank’s Virtual Banking & Payments department, and later served as a Principal for Digi’s digital services arm; Digi-X.
Bringing over 20 years of professional experience, Eddy is now helming ShopBack Malaysia as the Country General Manager, taking care of business performance in all aspects with local and APAC teams to solidify and steer ShopBack to its next phase of growth.
Join Eddy’s session: How do we get people to shop, save, and come back? at Digital conf. View Agenda
Co-founder, Shopback Malaysia
Sharmeen LooiCo-founder, Shopback Malaysia
Sharmeen brought ShopBack to Malaysia in early 2015. As the Co-Founder, she oversees the development of ShopBack's collaborations with public and private sectors, while facilitating marketing efforts to strengthen ShopBack’s business presence in the country.
Currently, ShopBack is the leading online Cashback platform in APAC. In Malaysia, it has successfully grown from approximately 5000 users in 2015 to over 1.5 million users in 2019, with continuous support from government ministries and agencies, merchants as well as credible partners.
For three consecutive years, Sharmeen is appointed as an advisory member to MYCYBERSALE - Malaysia’s largest online sale organised by PIKOM and MDEC. To date, ShopBack has rewarded more than RM30M cashback to its local users through national and regional campaigns like MYCYBERSALE and ShopBack ShopFest.
Sharmeen believes talent is the key to a company’s success and she is passionate in fostering employee growth via talent empowerment.
Join Sharmeen’s session at [Fire Drill] Content strategies that will drive growth in 2019. She will definitely share some great insight towards content marketing. View Agenda
Digital Marketing Specialist, IQI Global
Nowrid AminDigital Marketing Specialist, IQI Global
Kazi Nowrid Amin is a passionate Digital Marketer with 7 years Job experience. Currently he is working at Malaysia with IQI Global (Real Estate Agency) as Digital Marketing Strategist since December 2016. He is in-charge of the digital marketing team, contributing to IQI to grow and make strong presence in the digital world. In addition he is also performing the role as public speaker of social media/Digital marketing trainer.
Join Nowrid’s session at Workshop - The best growth hacking guide to boost conversions. View Agenda
Wong Weng Wai
Marketing Manager, iCar Asia
Wong Weng WaiMarketing Manager, iCar Asia
Weng Wai currently oversees all marketing activities of iCar Asia in Malaysia, managing the brands Carlist.my and Carlistbid.my. With 7 years of experience in the internet and automotive industry, he is well versed in marketing strategy, digital and offline advertising, media, content, events and communication. He holds a BA in Business Administration from Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman.
Weng Wai will share his thoughts and insight about content marketing strategies at [Fire Drill] Content strategies that will drive growth in 2019, at Workshop. View Agenda
Roberto CumaraswamyCMO, robertocumaraswamy.com
A CMO-on-Demand, with over 22 years of experience at a senior management level across range of industries like Education, Telco, FMCG, Cosmetics & Beauty, Consulting and Start-ups. He builds and leads marketing teams to grow a business through the effective use of modern marketing strategies. He also acts as a speaker and trainer on marketing, digital & content marketing, ecommerce marketing, employer branding & personal branding.
Roberto was also named as one of ‘Top 43 inspirational LinkedIn icons in Malaysia to follow’ by Marketing In Asia online magazine (2018).
Join Roberto’s session at Workshop - Storytelling -The secret of crazy successful digital marketing and HOW to do it. Make sure you don’t miss it. View Agenda
Senior Influencer Marketing Strategist, AnyMind Group
Bvern YipSenior Influencer Marketing Strategist, AnyMind Group
Bvern Yip is Senior Influencer Marketing Strategist for AnyMind Group. She is responsible for developing the overall business strategy and execution for CastingAsia - a product under the AnyMind Group. AnyMind Group consists of AdAsia Holdings, CastingAsia and TalentMind.
Join Bvern's session about influencer marketing, she will share about the case study about the successful influencer marketing campaign. View Agenda
Head of Department, AnyMind Group
Joel OngHead of Department, AnyMind Group
Joel Ong has over 12 years of experience in advertising and marketing, which includes mobile advertising and eCommerce (Alibaba.com) in countries, including Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and China. He is responsible for sales and marketing for AnyMind Group, where he has been working closely with partners such as Facebook, Google and influencers. He is spearheading both advertiser engagement and account management departments. He is also the founder of the mobile photography marketplace – Snapstopus.
He will do the sharing together with Bvern to show you on how to integrating AI and influencer marketing successfully. View Agenda
Founder & CEO, ClickAsia Malaysia & Singapore
Sunny OoiFounder & CEO, ClickAsia Malaysia & Singapore
Sunny Ooi is a seasoned ICT veteran with over 22 years of experience and proven track record holding key leadership role in several MNCs such as Microsoft, Intel, Lenovo and NEC. In 2015, he co-founded an E-Commerce Startup ClickAsia which is poised to become one of the leading E-Tailer and E-Commerce Brand Agency which operates over 23 online footprints in major 7 major marketplaces across Malaysia and Singapore today. These includes the Strategic E-Commerce Brand partnership with Technology Brands - Acer, Logitech, WD, SanDisk, Microsoft, Samsung and Fitbit, and also recently appointed by L’Oreal as eDistributor for its Luxury Division for - Clarisonic, Biotherm and Ralph Lauren brands.
Join Sunny at the panel [Data-driven marketing in 2019: Bigger, faster and better] at Digital conf. View Agenda
CEO, Interspace Digital Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
NakataCEO, Interspace Digital Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
Nakata joined interspace.co.,ltd in Tokyo after his graduation from the university. Supported by his passion in digital marketing and client servicing, he played a role as team lead in its account management team. With his robust skill in affiliate marketing, SEO, and SEM, he led many client digital marketing campaign to success. As the digital landscape evolved, Nakata moved to Malaysia and joined Interspace Digital Malaysia, as one of the board members, with his mission to develop performance-oriented affiliate marketing service to help Malaysia business grow.
Join Nakata at the [Fire Drill] The 2019 top digital marketing trends that will shape your business in Malaysia. He will share why affiliate marketing is still working and how to do it. View agenda
Head of Content Marketing Malaysia, iPrice Group
Jeremy ChewHead of Content Marketing Malaysia, iPrice Group
Prior his tenure the Head of Content Marketing (Malaysia) at iPrice Group, Jeremy Chew developed his love for content strategy during his time as a senior public relations associate at Cohn & Wolfe XPR (now known as Burson Cohn & Wolfe, Malaysia). Today, Jeremy plays a vital role in iPrice Group’s Content Marketing team, where its content was editorially featured on authoritative publications across the world such as Bloomberg, South China Morning Post, Business Insider, and other top local publications in the SEA region.
Jeremy is going share some tips on content strategies at the Fire Drill session. Do not miss out the interesting topic and check out the EIMS agenda. View Agenda
Founder, MU DOT MY
Sam SureshFounder, MU DOT MY
Sam Suresh is the founder of MU DOT MY PLT, a tech development & training company based in Kuala Lumpur. He contributes to open source projects in his free time. Sam contributes to WordPress as Global Community Team member. He also organize WordCamps and Meetups.
Sam is an active open water swimmer and completed his 5KM open water swimming in 2018! He often travel around the world to attend conferences and workshops. More information about Sam can be found on his website at samsuresh.net. Follow sam on Facebook or Twitter.
Sam is going to share how you can build website with WordPress drag and drop page builder. View Agenda
Founder & CEO, BEYOND99
Khushboo NangaliaFounder & CEO, BEYOND99
Khushboo is an entrepreneur, award-winning marketer & founder of BEYOND99 – a global digital growth agency.
A TEDx speaker, youngest invited member of 'Top Voices Malaysia' (30 Most Influential People on LinkedIn) and 'Top 9 Marketer to follow in Malaysia'! Awarded as ‘100 Most Influential Youth Marketing Leader’, ‘Women Business Leaders in Malaysia’, ‘Excellence & Leadership in Branding & Marketing’ & more...
As a Global Goodwill Ambassador & host of WomenofImpact Show – she believes in paying it forward by inspiring future leaders and rise by lifting others. You can find her speaking, mentoring and advising startups often.
Started early at 17; with over a decade of experience now she's an expert in Business Storytelling & Millennial Marketing – with a reputation as one of the most dynamic & accomplished young leaders (under 30).
She loves working in deep partnership ambitious brands and has a tracking working with: AAA Malaysia, China Southern Airlines, Poh Kong Jellewers, Julie Biscuit, Spotlight, EBusiness Association Malaysia, Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation, Xiamen Air, Foreign Data Center Immigrations, Embassy of Senegal & more.
Khushboo will be moderating [Fire Drill] The 2019 top digital marketing trends that will shape your business in Malaysia. Join her at this panel and get ready to learn new knowledge in this industry. View agenda
Trainer of Mahir Digital Bersama Google
Ashley OngTrainer of Mahir Digital Bersama Google
Ashley Ong is a Google Ads Certified Professional, competent in both digital marketing and business development. Her forte includes digital sales, Google Ads, Google Analytics and online conversion optimization. With a passion to deliver the right digital marketing solutions to businesses, Ashley has consulted many multi-national corporations across different major industries.
Ashley will be the trainer of Mahir Digital Bersama Google at EIMS 2019. Join her session at Workshop 2 to know the best strategies for your business. View Agenda
Senior Vice President, Global Alliances, WebTVAsia
Desmond NgaiSenior Vice President, Global Alliances, WebTVAsia
Desmond Ngai is a senior strategic partnership and corporate development professional in the APAC media entertainment industry since 2007. He is currently Senior Vice President, Global Alliances at WebTVAsia, responsible for growing strategic alliances with global government, investor, media and commercial stakeholders. WebTVAsia is a digital entertainment company that built Asia’s biggest multi platform video network with 450 million subscribers and 5.3 billion monthly views, counting among its platform partners of YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, Tencent, ByteDance, Weibo and Baidu. He was instrumental in ground breaking Asian campaigns like Youku-Tudou’s Little Apple viral video (500 mil views & 30,000 parodies), WebTVAsia Awards and Viral Fest Asia music festival (200 mil & 250 mil social media reach respectively). Prior to this, he was Head of Investment at Malaysian government agency Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). Desmond also had stints with leading media companies Media Prima (pioneered Tonton OTT platform), Endemol and Total Sports Asia.
Join Desmond at the panel [The power of short-form video for marketing] at Digital conf. He will share important point of views on short-form video marketing. View agenda
Senior Sales Manager (Malaysia), Unruly
Vincent PangSenior Sales Manager (Malaysia), Unruly
An adman by nature, Vincent has over 15 years of experience progressing from marketing and business development to commercial roles across multiple industries. He’s currently spearheading Unruly’s growth in Malaysia and advocating the use of emotional data to deliver awesome video advertising within a trusted video marketplace.
Vincent Pang will be the panelist of panel discussion [The power of short-form video for marketing] at Digital conf. View agenda
Head of Marketing, adaAsia
Stephanie CaunterHead of Marketing, adaAsia
Stephanie Caunter is a brand builder and natural communicator, with an affinity for tech, thanks to an Electrical Engineering degree. She has led cross-border teams to create brand-defining programmes and points of view such as PwC Malaysia’s Building Trust Awards and Catcha Group’s Wild Digital conference. Today, she is part of the Management Team of Axiata’s adaAsia, where she’s building the marketing function from scratch, for this regional player in the digital advertising and data analytics space.
She is a Diversity and Inclusion advocate who used to write a monthly personal column in The Edge Malaysia, called ‘Changing Hats’ on managing career and family. She enjoys speaking and moderating at events, mentoring young talent, and runs to de-stress.
MALAYSIA CMO AWARDS 2018 – GOLD FOR BEST B2B MARKETER; 2015 WINNER OF PWC’S GLOBAL DIVERSITY & INCLUSION CHALLENGE; 3 TIME MCKINSEY YOUTH LEADERSHIP ACADEMY MENTOR; 3 TIME LEAN IN MALAYSIA CAREER PROGRAMME MENTOR; YOUNG CORPORATE MALAYSIANS MENTOR.
Join Stephanie at the panel of [Data-driven marketing in 2019: Bigger, faster and better], she will share the importance of being data-driven and how you should do it. View Agenda
Marketing Lead, Malaysia, Klook
Emily TanMarketing Lead, Malaysia, Klook
As Klook’s Marketing Lead for Malaysia, Emily is responsible for driving user acquisition and revenue growth for the company. Through a combination of scalable marketing efforts, strategic partnerships and on-ground initiatives, she hopes to enable more Malaysians to book and plan their travels seamlessly.
Prior to joining Klook, Emily worked with travel and tech-centric market leaders such as AirAsia and Maxis. Her passion lies in harnessing data-driven and innovative marketing strategies to positively impact consumers and grow borderless businesses. Emily graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting and Finance.
Join Emily at the Fire Drill [The 2019 top digital marketing trends that will shape your business in Malaysia] at Digital Conf. View Agenda
Marketing Lead, Shopee Malaysia
Rachel TanMarketing Lead, Shopee Malaysia
Rachel Tan is a member of Shopee Malaysia’s management team and she leads the Marketing arm of Shopee. Her role includes overseeing all partnerships, PR, campaigns, social media, digital, and offline activations. Rachel has more than 8 years of experience in advertising and marketing helping brands with their digital strategies.
Prior to Shopee, she joined Nuffnang (Asia Pacific’s largest blogging community) under the Media Sales department in 2010. With only 5 people in the team then, she developed new business opportunities through innovative campaign ideas and pitches. She climbed her way up over the years with astounding performances as an Account Executive, Account Manager, Head of Sales, Assistant Country Manager in 2013 and finally at age 26 as Nom Nom Media’s Country Manager in January 2015. Her first venture into the advertising industry although by chance has allowed her to seek knowledge in a fast growing industry. During her time there, she has launched various companies including social media community, Churp Churp in 2009, social media agency Nom Nom Media in 2010 , online video production company, Reelity TV in 2013 and as Country Manager, she successfully managed the restructuring, sales workflow, and operations up until parent company, Netccentric’s recent ASX IPO listing in late 2015.
Join her session at [Fire Drill] The 2019 top digital marketing trends that will shape your business in Malaysia at Digital conf. View agenda
Regional Head of CRM, Fave
Suresh SakadivanRegional Head of CRM, Fave
Suresh is a diversified talent that started as a Talent Manager in JobStreet & eventually moved to the Product team as a Product owner who builds Talent Search that enabled millions of talents being found & shortlisted by hiring managers without need to apply for a job. With the success of his product, he moved to Lead Product team as Lead Product Owner in Growth Stream to build a new product for JobSteet which is JOFOM to cater blue-collar workforce & acquired 5M users in both Indonesia & Philipines with zero marketing budget. He also builds user-generated content (Company Profiles) focusing on company rating & reviews which acquired 100k written reviews within the first month.
After JobStreet, he founded his own startup Kiddypass a platform for parents to discover children enrichment classes in Klang Valley which now has over 150k parents using the platform to discover & book kids trial classes anytime. Suresh also spent a year as COO of Free Malaysia Today, a digital news platform that grew to be top 3 digital news platform in Malaysia.
He now has on-boarded in a journey with Fave to drive a dream to make Fave a Billion Dollar company with 10x growth as Head of Regional CRM. He drives all digital marketing initiatives across 3 countries Malaysia, Singapore & Indonesia.
Suresh will be sharing great tips on content creation. Make sure you don’t miss his sharing at the [Fire drill] Content strategies that will drive growth in 2019 session at Workshop 1. View agenda
Head of SME, TIME dotCom
Gowri VellasamyHead of SME, TIME dotCom
Gowri is the Head of the SME team at TIME dotCom. She is responsible for planning, developing and executing programmes to grow the SME market through strategic collaboration and direct engagement with various stakeholders. She has over two decades of cumulative experience in the Malaysian telecommunications industry, having worked at some of the largest telcos in the country.
Gowri is a proud advocate of the collaborative sharing economy, particularly for the SME industry. She is passionate about developing digital platforms for SMEs in order to facilitate their advancement into the digital era.
She will share about digitalisation to your company and the potential risks of not going digital. Join her session at Workshop 2. View agenda
Founder & CEO, Heytool.ai
Joe TanFounder & CEO, Heytool.ai
In December 2018, with tacit understanding developed with China Wuhan Xitui Technology, Joe decided to venture into technology industry and co-founded the ASEAN Hi-Tech Headquarters with the birth of an international brand Heytool.ai. As the CEO of ASEAN, his task was to penetrate ASEAN market to be readily for globalization by promoting artificial intelligence and technology. Heytool.ai focuses on A.I marketing and industry solutions, its priority is to create platform solutions for diverse industries, transform new business model, and improvise the industry ecology as well as to facilitate the integration of mutually beneficial cross-border cooperation.
Join Joe's session at Workshop 2 to know how A.I Marketing works! View agenda
Founder & CEO, Digital News Asia
Karamjit SinghFounder & CEO, Digital News Asia
Karamjit Singh is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Digital News Asia. Karamjit founded Digital News Asia with a vision that media should play its role as the Fourth Estate and on the belief that timely, insightful and analytical coverage can help the tech ecosystem in South-East Asia, especially Malaysia, grow and develop.
Karamjit first joined The Edge, Malaysia’s premier business publication, in 1995 and covered a number of areas before specialising in the telecommunications sector.
In 2000, with the increasing convergence of computer and telecommunications technologies and the Multimedia Super Corridor’s continued expansion, Karamjit was transferred to the weekly’s nascent email@example.com pullout. Within seven months, Karamjit was appointed Editor of the highly-regarded Pullout, a position he held until March, 2012. For five years, Karamjit was also Editor of a Bi-Monthly Pullout, SMEs Going Global, in The Edge.
Along the way, Karamjit has picked up a few awards, starting with the Malaysian Press Institute award for Best Telecommunications Writer (English category) in 2002, the DiGi Telecommunications Journalist of the Year (Magazine Category) 2004, to the most recent one in 2009 from the Malaysian Customer Relationship Management and Contact Centre Association as Journalist of the Year in recognition of his informative and critical coverage of the outsourcing sector since 2000.
Over the course of his career, Karamjit’s name has become synonymous with firstname.lastname@example.org. Karamjit has come to be regarded by industry and peers as one of the nation’s most respected journalists and pundits, and is frequently invited to speak or moderate at conferences and roundtables.
Karamjit will be moderating the [Fire drill] Content strategies that drive growth in 2019 at Workshop 1. Join his session to know what's more about content strategies! View agenda
JiongHan NgFounder, Novocall
Jionghan is the founder of Novocall, a conversational sales enablement platform that fixes the broken online-to-offline sales-call funnel. He oversees business development and strategic partnership to identify and leverage opportunities. Currently, Novocall serves 2000 companies over 43 countries, generating thousands of leads every single month and simplify complicated sales processes.
Join Jionghan at the [Fire drill] Data-driven marketing in 2019: Bigger, faster and better at Digital conf. View agenda