Register for the fourth Equinix Virtual Fireside chat: How will 5G Transform Enterprises in Asia-Pacific?

Are Enterprises Ready for Transformation with 5G?

With a growing need to adopt smart technologies and utilise real-time data to make crucial decisions, leaders must now consider what the next phase of digital readiness looks like and the role 5G plays in this.

5G expansion offers businesses enhanced digital mobility, flexibility, reliability and security. It also lays the foundations for real-time data intelligence, combining AI and machine learning, and will help make smart technologies more accessible.

Join us on Thursday 30th July for our next Executive Virtual Fireside Chat, How will 5G Transform Enterprises in Asia-Pacific? , hosted by international news anchor, Oriel Morrison. This timely discussion features key industry leaders who will share their insights on the future of 5G innovation in enterprise IT.

Gain exclusive insights on:

The core benefits of 5G in affording enhanced digital mobility, reliability, security and more
How big data differs from data intelligence, and the role of 5G in enabling data intelligence
How public policy around 5G implementation is evolving

Date & Time:

30th July, 2020
10:00 – 11:00 SGT/HKT (GMT +8)

12:00 – 13:00 AEST (GMT +10)

Meet our experts:

Oriel Morrison
Oriel Morrison
Former CNBC News Anchor

Oriel Morrison is one of Asia’s most well-known business journalists. For the past 12 years, she has anchored top rating shows CNBC’s Squawk Box and CNBC’s Street Signs. Both shows aired globally. Oriel also provided on the ground coverage of breaking news, and reported from premier business events from around the world.

Oriel hosts global conferences and events, and often speaks on topics including geopolitics, finance, markets and news.

Some of Oriel’s favourite interviewees include Bill Clinton, Former President of the United States; Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank; Bob Iger, CEO Disney; Malcolm Turnbull, Former Australian Prime Minister; Chip Goodyear, Former BHP CEO; Ian Narev, Former CBA CEO and Shayne Elliott, ANZ CEO.

Oriel has over two decades of business and financial news reporting experience. She joined CNBC from Bloomberg, where she was a reporter and host for Bloomberg Television and Bloomberg Radio. Prior to that, she was with the Nine Network, as a presenter on the Today Show and Business Sunday, and regularly anchored Qantas National Nine News and National Nine News updates.

She has also been a regular Anchor for Sky Business News and produced and presented news for various Channel 7 news programs.

Kelvin Chin
Kelvin Chin
Regional Vice President, Honeywell Industrial Cybersecurity, JPAC

Married with 2 teenagers, Kelvin Chin is currently the Regional Vice President of Honeywell Industrial Cybersecurity, JPAC as well as past experiences in roles such as Country Manager, Regional Head, CSO, Regional Business Lead, Head of Consulting, Global Social Media Influencer with companies such as Forescout, Palo Alto Networks, IBM, Dimension Data Asia Pacific & Japan, Aurelius AG (Getronics) with over 24years of experience in sales & marketing, general P/L business management, consulting & solutions with venture building business units.

He has served as past co-opted exco to AISP, advisor to various accelerator VCs and had served as Venture Partner at Rekanext, Entrepreneur Mentor in Residence at a Fintech Accelerator Startupbootcamp to coach seed stage, Series A startups across Asean in the deep tech segment. He has also has served as panel member of Media Development Authority for Singapore – Board of Films Consultative Panel from 2014-2016. In his spare time, Kelvin loves meditation and had trekked & scaled 4 of the top mountain peaks in Thailand.

Kelvin has done his studies with Nanyang Business School for LEAP Leadership & double degrees in Business IT & Computer Science. He is also a Certified Fitness Instructor from the Singapore Sports Council and American College of Sports Medicine with various technical credentials as AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Google SEO Certified, AWS, AI, BS7799, CITPM, Microsoft, Cisco, CISSP, ITIL, Citrix, Checkpoint, Lotus.

Nadya Melic
Nadya Melic

VP - Head of Customer Solutions, Vodafone Business,

Nadya is responsible for Vodafone’s Customer Solutions in Asia Pac. This portfolio includes co-creating, fixed connectivity, Voice, Mobility & Managed Services solutions for Vodafone’s customers. Nadya’s role includes managed a team of Solution Specialists and is currently responsible for ensuring that solutions sold to market improves customer experience and leads to solution & product growth within Vodafone.

Recently at the Pacific Telecommunications Conference in January, Nadya has also won Outstanding Female Executive, which was an award won based on votes by 7500 of her peers in the industry.

Previous to this Nadya was the Head of International Product at Telstra focused on global connectivity, satellite, voice & managed services, which represented a $1.9bn revenue stream. Nadya was initially hired as a Global Solution Sales Lead for UC at Telstra and had been at Telstra for 7 years
Prior joining Telstra, Nadya led technology sales at BT in Asia Pac. Nadya has also held various positions at BT, for 7 years, including service management, product management & sales.

Before this, Nadya has held positions in Microsoft & several Oil & Gas firms in Italy and Israel.

Nadya holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Oil & Gas & Economics from the University of Western Australia. Nadya also has several other accreditations in Music, loves the Formula 1 and is recently a wakeboarding enthusiast.

Rob F. van den Dam
Rob F. van den Dam

Global Industry Leader, Telecommunications, Media and Entertainment (TME), IBM Institute for Business Value

Rob F. van den Dam is the Global Industry Leader, Telecommunications, Media and Entertainment (TME), IBM Institute for Business Value (the business think tank of IBM). In his role, he is responsible for developing strategic TME Thought Leadership and Eminence. As such he contributes to IBM’s global TME strategy. He has over 25 years of experience in the industry and is a member of the Global Business Services (GBS) Senior Leadership team.

He graduated from the Delft University in Aerospace Engineering (with honours) and got a Phd. Before joining IBM he was Senior Principal at Data Sciences and one of the founders of the Telecommunications practice. He received the highest (Platinum) Acclaim Award for achieved global recognition as a Telecommunications Thought Leader within and outside IBM. He also received a Fellow Award from the California State Polytechnic University.

Rob is a recognized speaker/presenter at almost all major industry conferences. In the last 15 years, Rob has authored more than 100 reports, articles and blogs. He has published articles in, among others, Annual Review of Communications, Jnl. of Telecommunications Management, European Communications, Forbes, Total Telecom Magazine, Broadcast Engineering, Telecom Asia, IBC365, Mobile Europe, Admap and Wireless Asia. He regularly writes blogs for TM Forum, ITU, Insights on Business and other social media.

Chris Jang
Chris Jang
Country Manager, Equinix Korea

Chris Jang joined Equinix in April 2019 as Country Manager of Equinix Korea, leading the company’s business strategy in the Korean market.

Mr. Jang brings to Equinix more than 20 years of industry experience and deep knowledge of cloud, software and mobile industries. He has held senior management positions in leading technology and cloud companies including Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Korea.

Prior to joining Equinix, Mr. Jang was Head of Google Cloud in Korea, where he successfully drove significant growth of the cloud business in the country. Before that, Mr. Jang was Head of AWS in Korea, Country Manager of Bytemobile (acquired by Citrix) and Sylantro Systems (acquired by BroadSoft) in Korea, demonstrating his proven track record of building teams, formulating sales and go-to-market strategies while establishing strategic channel partnerships and alliances.

Mr. Jang holds a master’s degree in aeronautics and astronautics, and bioengineering from the University of Washington, and a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Buffalo in the United States.

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