Micky LoMD, Chief Information Risk Officer APAC
Value Creation in the Digitally Disruptive Age: Maximizing through Optimal Aligning of Resources
"We expect to see CEOs and CIOs mutually agree that the CIO needs to take ownership for driving digital business innovation, and technology-led innovation within the firm. It’s time for CIOs to step up."
- Forrester 2018 Market Research
About the CIO Leadership Forum
At its 9th Annual Year, CIO Leadership Forum is the longest running, widely attended forum for the region’s top chief information executives.
The upcoming event will discuss and deliberate on some of the most critical challenges revolving around IT leaders and professionals today on CIOs leading the digital business by aligning and empowering resources and people with ideal innovation in a collaborative manner.
While acquiring and integrating technology has largely been converted into a financing issue, today’s successful CIOs are tasked with understanding the technology trends, identifying suitable resources, creating an innovative culture and aligning them in a way to create an agile enterprise, assisting the enterprise to maximize value creation.
Join over 180+ CIOs, IT Directors, CTOs, CISOs, VP’s, Heads and Directors of Digital Transformation, Data & Security, Analytics, at the 9th CIO Leadership Forum and follow the analytical journey of a successful CIO.
Who Should Attend:
CIOs, CEOs, CTOs, CISOs, VP’s, Heads and Directors of Digital Transformation, IT Architects, IT Solutions, Data & Security, Analytics, Digital Business Development, Commercial, and anyone who is involved in Driving Technology-Led Business Solution within the organization.
IT & Business Leaders
#1 - More than 25 experts sharing case studies and technology updates – the only CIO event of the region to feature as many success stories.
#2 - The only agenda created based on Asia’s Top 2000 CIOs’ & Hong Kong Leading 500 Companies’ CIOs’ Voices for Businesses
#3 - Exciting new format featuring case studies, executive dialogues, debates and round table sessions
According to IDG’s 2018 State of Digital Business Transformation Report, 89% of enterprises have plans to adopt or have already adopted a digital-first business strategy with Services (95%), Financial Services (93%) and Healthcare (92%) leading all industries. Yet most of these companies are still facing massive difficulties and barriers throughout their digital transformation process.
This session will focus how CIOs can step up and take control in driving the new age digital businesses and reinvent to transform the traditional business to digital-first, technology-led businesses.
According to MIT Sloan Management Review’s 2018 Global Executive Study and Research Report on AI, 88% of pioneers invested more in AI than in 2017 and “by deepening their commitment to AI and focusing on revenue-generating applications over cost savings, these early implementers are positioning themselves to reap the benefits of AI at scale.”
This session will focus on how to create and build up a strong AI strategy sourcing quality data; optimal technology and enhanced collaboration.
Presented by a data practitioner with over 26+ years of proven track record of managing and integrating large data footprints, on-premises and on the Cloud - Gaja Vaidyanatha, Global Head of Data Services at HSBC, will share practical insights & feedback from his journey of data & cloud experiences. Hear and learn from Gaja, who walks the talk, on how you may overcome your data & cloud integration challenges to unlock real business value in this impactful and insightful keynote session.
Expert Medical (HK) & City University of Hong Kong
HKR International Limited
Hong Kong Broadband Network Ltd.
Hung Hing Printing Group Ltd.
Pacific Textiles Holdings Ltd.
REA Group – Asia
Standard Chartered Bank
The Executive Centre
United Asia Finance Ltd
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Richard Lord is the Chief Information Officer, Asia Pacific for HSBC Commercial Bank. He has a 25 year+ career working with contemporary and new technologies to change business, reach customers and deliver new services and propositions. Previously, Richard held a global technology leadership role in a leading advertising holding company and was an entrepreneur for 17 year, founding and operating one of the very first web technology companies in Australia in the early 1990’s. In his current role,
Richard leads a regional team focused on creating excellent new customer experiences for commercial banking, leveraging new technologies and digital channels. Security, customer confidentially and privacy are paramount.
Gaja Krishna Vaidyanatha is a seasoned data practitioner with a 26+ year proven track record of managing and integrating large data footprints, on-premises and on the Cloud, across verticals such as Finance, Banking, Retail, Healthcare, High-Tech, Govt. and Utilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia. He is passionate about data integration and building cloud-native serverless data pipelines for Analytics, Machine Learning and AI. He currently heads up Data Services for the Global Private Banking division of HSBC.
Patrick Liu has more than 20 years of IT and Security experience including security operation, risk and control and IT audit within top tier financial institutions. As an experience security practitioner, Patrick has been responsible for performing and managing a wide range of security consulting, risk and threat assessment, security training, cyber crisis management planning program. Patrick is currently the Head of Information Security Risk Management of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd. He was awarded the Hong Kong Cyber Security Professionals Awards in 2017 in recognition of his commitment in the cyber security field.
Patrick Liu acquired several professional certifications including CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, CIA and ABCP.
Paul Bell is currently the CIO at OpenPort. He is a seasoned supply chain IT professional with over 20 years of experience implementing transport and distribution focused technology and process improvement projects globally.
Prior to OpenPort, Paul was the Managing Director at Powlett Group, providing IT, Logistics and Supply Chain Solutions consulting to ASX listed FMCG and Transport industries. Before Powlett Group, Paul held senior solutions roles at Visy Logistics, Toll and Accenture. Paul has worked across the US, UK, Europe
and SE Asia.
Peter joined Standard Chartered as the Regional Chief Information Officer (CIO) Greater China & North Asia in January 2017. The CIOs of Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Korea and Japan report to him. Prior to his current position, Peter worked in HSBC where he was most recently the Chief Operating Officer in India. He has also held various senior positions in Technology & Operations in UK, Japan, Hong Kong and India during a banking career spanning over 20 years.
Peter was born and raised in UK. He graduated from University of Sussex with bachelor degree in Electronic Engineering. Peter worked in Denmark and Japan with software companies before his career in banking.
Jason Wong is a seasoned IT veteran with over 19 years’ experience working across different industries in Australia, Hong Kong & the Silicon Valley. Jason has a wide spectrum of experience as a developer, consultant, software architect, development manager & Head of IT with extensive Microsoft.NET background. He is currently the CIO at The Executive Centre.
Sidney started his IT career with Cathay Pacific Airways then moved on to Nike, Limited Brands (now L Brands), Linmark Group and Contempo Group. Currently, he is Assistant General Manager, Group IT of HKR International Limited. As the head of IT, he is leading the Group IT function to support the diversified businesses of HKRI in property development, estate management, transportation, hospitality and healthcare in Hong Kong, mainland China, Japan and Asia Pacific. Sidney is a certified PMP and has broad experience in business analytics, data warehousing, project management, data centre management, ERP/CRM implementation, supply chain management, business process re-engineering and business strategy development. Sidney is a seasoned guest speaker, panelist and author in ICT events and magazines.
Eric Ho is a proud Co-owner and the Chief Information Officer of HKBN. He joined HKBN in 2012 and is responsible for the company’s information technology and cybersecurity strategies development as well as leading the IT Department and CISO to optimize business support processes for productivity improvements and digital revenue creation. Eric was awarded CIO of the Year 2013 (Medium Enterprise) by the Computerworld Hong Kong and CIO Connect. He was also the winner of the "Best Business Enabler" in the IDC Asia/Pacific Innovation Awards 2013. Eric is keen on innovations/inventions and has initiated several patented solutions. Prior to joining HKBN, Eric was Head of IT and Service Platform of SmarTone Mobile Communications. Eric holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Hong Kong, a Master in Business Administration Degree from the U.S., and a Master in Accountancy Degree from Australia. Eric is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
Hubert Tsang is currently the Chief Information Officer at Pacific Textiles. He joined the company as part of a transformation initiative to change Pacific Textiles from an owner manager company to a professionally managed company. Prior joining Pacific Textiles, Hubert worked in the US in various capacities and industries; from providing change management advice during M&A transactions to leading high performing teams at Internet startups and financial services firms. Hubert has over 20 years of IT experience.
Hubert Tsang holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and MBA, both from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Arindam Sinha is currently the Group CIO at EPIC group - a Hong Kong based Apparel Manufacturing & Sourcing company, with manufacturing bases at Bangladesh, Vietnam, Ethiopia and Jordan and sourcing offices at USA, HKG & Bangladesh. Arindam is responsible for Strategic Initiatives within IT, cuts across all group of companies, and have a horizontal view all across country SBU's where the primary System of Records is the SAP.
Previously, Arindam was the Head – SAP & COE at Cipla, one of the largest Pharma company in India, where started SAP Project and further explored new opportunities for global operations North America, Europe, & Australia. Arindam’s key focus are on strategy, creating business value with Business IT Strategy, Customer Satisfaction, and IT-led business innovation and transformation. Also, led team focusing on results and execution.
Arindam was Awarded ‘BEST PROCESS CIO’ Individual Achievement Award in 2006, by CIOL, a body of Cyber Media Pvt. Ltd.
Yee Yu joined Hung Hing in 2010 as the group’s first-ever CIO with a mission to digitally transform the 70-year-old manufacturing company in a traditional industry. Guided by an overarching theme of “Innovation Everyday”, he oversees all aspects of IT and leads the group's digital transformation across all locations in Hong Kong, China and Vietnam. Over the past eight years, he has successfully implemented over 150 change initiatives to cohesively transform the way the company do business.
Previously, Yee had spent over ten years with IBM Global Business Services in US and HK, where he led development and execution of IT strategy and roadmap, enterprise architecture and digital transformation programs in both private and public sectors.
He is the recipient of numerous industry recognitions, notably 2017 Computerworld Hong Kong CIO Award for Medium Enterprise, 2017 China Top 50 CIO Award, and most recently being named the DX (Digital Transformation) Leader of Year from IDC Hong Kong in 2018.
In his role as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Shen Tham leads REA Group Asia’s IT strategy, operations and product delivery. He joined the team in 2014 to lead technology in the international line of business and has been involved in expansion work across Asia, India and North America.
With more than 20 years of experience working in IT businesses, Tham is passionate about technology, innovation and building highly skilled teams to help change the way the world experiences property. Prior to joining REA Group Asia, he was with global investment bank Nomura, where he was responsible for running the technology teams in integration, building and driving new digital experiences.
Dr. Chow is currently the Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at City University of Hong Kong, CIO at Expert Medical (Hong Kong) Limited and Founder and Director at Future Data Intelligence Limited. Dr. Chow has strong research and application experiences in applied machine learning, text mining, computational intelligence, spatio-temporal data management, and data privacy. He has published over 80 research articles with 5,000+ citations. He received the highly prestigious 10- Year Best Paper Award in VLDB 2016, the best paper awards in ICA3PP 2015 and MDM 2009, and the Teaching Excellence Award from City University of Hong Kong in 2013. He received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Computer Science from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, USA in 2008 and 2010, respectively.
Carmen Casagranda - the current Regional CIO - Asia Pacific at Cigna International Driven has a passion for designing and developing customer focussed solutions that enable connectivity, collaboration and innovation using technology. Carmen has a strong focus on digital innovation and transforming business models to identify new growth and revenue streams. Carmen has a business and technology background in financial services in the London Market and NZ. Her prior experience was in senior consulting roles at KPMG and customer intelligence consultancy - Experian. In both 2017 and 2018, Carmen was judged within the top 20 of New Zealand’s 100 most innovative CIOs as part of CIO Magazine’s CIO100 Report.
Micky Lo joined BNY Mellon in July 2013 as Chief Technology Risk Officer APAC. He is leading the regional team with the mission to enable business solutions while proactively protecting BNY Mellon from information risks in a balanced control environment. He oversees and govern the implementation of the bank wide information risk roadmap in the region with particular focus on IT regulatory compliance
He has over 30 years of IT experience in Financial Service Industry that spans across a diversified IT management disciplines including regional and location management, IT and security architecture, distributed computing engineering, technology infrastructure operation, outsourcing/in-sourcing management, IT risk management and technology audit.
Before joining BNY Mellon, Micky was the Head of IT Security APAC and Head of Technology Greater China for Deutsche Bank. Micky has held various management positions in IT management, IT Security/Risk management and Audit with JPMorgan and Citibank.
Micky serves as an industry advisor of the Bachelor of Management Science and Information Management Programme of Hang Seng Management College.
Parag is currently the Director - Information Security for Asia-Pacific at VF Corporation. In his earlier role he was the Asia CISO for AXA Group.
Parag is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Information Systems Auditor from ISACA, US and Certified Fraud Examiner from ACFE, US.
Parag has over 18 years’ experience in Enterprise Risk Management, specialising in Operational Risk, Information Security, Business Continuity and Fraud Risk Management. He has worked in Audit, Consulting and Program Management functions with multinational companies like AXA Group, KPMG and Tech Mahindra.
Alex Henshaw is the Senior Manager of Vertical Marketing Asia-Pacific at Equinix, responsible for providing IT and business executives with consultancy on cloud strategies, infrastructure and development of business cases for Cloud and Infrastructure.
With more than 30 years of experience in the IT industry, he possesses extensive technical knowledge ranging from cloud, infrastructure, Enterprise architecture, IT strategy, programming to project management. He is also a strong communicator with excellent business acumen, which has allowed him to work with C-level executives in articulating IT strategies & solutions and key business benefits.
Before joining Equinix, Mr. Henshaw was Cloud Architect at CXC Global where he led a team for the hybrid cloud deployment in Cathay Pacific. Prior to that, he was the Principal Consultant of SMS Management and Technology and has held senior positions in technology companies including Dimension Data, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, to name a few.
Mr. Henshaw holds a Bachelor Degree of Industrial Design from University of Technology Sydney. He is also a highly seasoned thought-leader and keynote speaker.
Aaron Lee has joined UA Finance as Chief Information Officer and is responsible for formulating IT services strategies and deploying Fintech solutions, including but not limited to digital and on-line, artificial intelligence, big data, blockchain, cognitive and machine learning and robotics process automation, to transform the company’s capability in finance services innovations, strengthen the Company’s market leading and drive business revenue.
He has been taking up the top management role in many IT consulting firms like PCCW Solutions and Atos, Big-4, Microsoft and Sybase since 1998 in which provided enterprise advisory consulting and business services to a portfolio of sizable clients within the Asia Pacific region ranging from internal financial groups, multi-national corporations, Hong Kong-based conglomerates and HKSAR Government . He is a subject matter expert with more than 23 years of experience IT strategic planning, project management and strategic partnership and alliance formation with 1st-Tier IT Solution providers. He graduated from the Staffordshire University with BSc information Systems.
IBM is a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company headquartered in New York with operations in over 175 countries. The company creates value for clients through integrated solutions and products that leverage: data, information technology, deep expertise in industries and business processes, and a broad ecosystem of partners and alliances. IBM solutions typically create value by enabling new capabilities for clients that transform their businesses and help them engage with their customers and employees in new ways. These solutions draw from an industry leading portfolio of consulting and IT implementation services, cloud and cognitive offerings, and enterprise systems and software; all bolstered by one of the world’s leading research organizations.
IBM opened for business in Hong Kong in 1957, and has since played a pivotal role in Hong Kong’s development and transformation. For more information, visit www.ibm.com/hk
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world’s leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most interconnected data centers. In 44 markets across five continents, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies. In a digital economy where enterprise business models are increasingly interdependent, interconnection is essential to success. Equinix operates the only global interconnection platform, sparking new opportunities that are only possible when companies come together. Equinix.hk
About Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is a global technology leader focused on developing intelligent solutions that allow customers to capture, analyze and act upon data seamlessly from edge to cloud. HPE enables customers to accelerate business outcomes by driving new business models, creating new customer and employee experiences, and increasing operational efficiency today and into the future. Visit us at www.hpe.com/hk
Nutanix is a global leader in cloud software and hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, making infrastructure invisible so that IT can focus on the applications and services that power their business. Companies around the world use Nutanix Enterprise Cloud OS software to bring one- click application management and mobility across public, private and distributed edge clouds so they can run any application at any scale with a dramatically lower total cost of ownership. The result is organizations that can rapidly deliver a high-performance IT environment on demand, giving application owners a true cloud-like experience. Learn more at www.nutanix.com or follow us on Twitter @nutanix.
ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW) makes the world of work, work better for people. With its single intelligent platform, ServiceNow creates simpler and faster ways for people to get work done - delivering more meaningful customer and employee experiences. By streamlining and simplifying business tasks, ServiceNow is reinventing the way millions of people experience work. For more information, visit: www.servicenow.com.
eG Innovations is a leading provider of unified monitoring solutions, helping businesses across the globe to transform IT service delivery into business advantage, a center for productivity, growth and profit. Providing 360-degree performance visibility – from users to servers to networks and storage, physical, virtualized and cloud – of their entire IT infrastructure allow IT architects to determine how to right-size and optimize their IT infrastructures for maximum ROI.
eG Enterprise includes Real Users and Business Transaction Monitoring to allow IT teams understand how user experience is affected by infrastructure and applications bottleneck and be more responsive across service level agreements with multiple vendors and changing demands.
With patented automatic root-cause diagnosis technology designed for dynamic, inter-dependent physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures, eG Enterprise Suite helps Cloud and Managed Service Providers to be successful in delivering the expected performance and service availability and move up the value chain with many value-added features.
Kingdee International Software Group Co. Ltd. was established in 1993 and is listed in the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (Stock Code: 0268).
Our Cloud ERP System ranks the No.1 market share of Cloud ERP in China , providing the industrial specialized enterprises with ERP solution which supporting the value added collaborative platform for the perspectives of Financial Management, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, HR, F & B, e-commerce as well as mobility. We are working with our strategic partner - Amazon to achieve the highest level of data security in order to provide more powerful and consistency services to all of our cloud customers.
Introv is an award-winning, full service IT & Business Management Consultancy Service Provider in APAC. We offer best-in-class collaborative software solutions to companies of all sizes, looking to improve the operational excellence of their business. Our solutions include ERP, CRM, Business Intelligence & Analytics and Mobility.
Our vision is to continue to deliver world-class results that help customers grow by redefining their business practices, while boosting their overall growth and success.
Micro Focus is a leading global enterprise software company uniquely positioned to help customers extend existing investments while embracing new technologies in a world of Hybrid IT. Providing customers with a world-class portfolio of enterprise-grade scalable solutions with analytics built-in, Micro Focus delivers customer-centered innovation across DevOps, Hybrid IT Management, Security & Data Management, and Predictive Analytics. For more information visit www.microfocus.com.
About Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit
Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit pioneered the Cloud Computing revolution in 1998, establishing the world's first company dedicated to delivering business applications over the internet. Today, Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit provides a suite of cloud-based financials / Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), HR and omnichannel commerce software that runs the business of companies in more than 100 countries. For more information, please visit http://www.netsuite.com.
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