Due to the outbreak of the Corona Virus and the local status in Singapore (LINK) and given the fact that the welfare of our CC Members and Partners are very important for us, Carrier Community Management has decided to move the Asia 2020 GCCM and organise it in June 2021. Dates will be confirmed soon. Please contact our team for any further question
REASONS TO ATTEND CC – Women in Tech 2020 - Singapore
Network and do business with community peers and Telco ecosystem partners
Join discussion panel forums featuring women in telco and learn about market trends, and unique opportunities and challenges
Join other knowledge sharing and discussion panel sessions covering topics within the Submarine Cable, Datacenter, Digital Wholesale, and Mobile Messaging Markets
Enjoy exclusive networking entertainment events
Tuesday, March 10
09:00 - 12:30
Registration-Morning Coffee Networking Reception, one to one networking meetings, Panel Sessions. For full agenda to click here
12:30 - 13:30
Networking Session and Lunch Break
16:15 - 17:00
Executive Round Table Discussion
Topic: Women in Tech & AI
How is AI transforming the telco industry?
How does artificial Intelligence impact the cybersecurity?
How is AI transforming company structures?
What role can women play in making AI more effective?
How can we encourage more diversity in AI?
Nimisha Tailor, Competition and Regulation Specialist
16:15 – 17:00
Executive Round Table Discussion
Shehara Viswanathan, Technology Evangelist and Leader at Cisco
Special Rate: EUR 220 per night. Single Occupancy, incl. taxes (++), breakfast and WIFI.
Rooms on special rates are limited and subject to availability.
To book your room please Click Here and complete form with credit card details.
SPEAKERS & PANELLISTS
Competition and Regulation Specialist
Nimisha has international expertise in the field of competition and regulation and has worked in consultancy firms and competition regulators in UK, New Zealand and Singapore.
She has led high-profile and complex merger investigations, drafted merger control guidelines and advised government agencies on competition matters involving regulation, policy and public procurement. She conducted economics research, supervised market studies and led a regulatory review at the Singapore Tourism Board.
At the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore, as Deputy Director, Nimisha supervised a seminar on e-commerce and gained in-depth industry knowledge on credit cards, taxis, car parts, liner shipping and cruiseports. In 2015, Nimisha was seconded to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
As an expert, Nimisha has presented to business associations, business schools, universities, workshops for ASEAN government agencies, as well as at the International Competition Network Conference.
She is a former member of the UK Government Economic Service and worked at the Office of Fair Trading and the Radiocommunications Agency, providing economic advice on radio spectrum matters.
Nimisha has a MSc degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She also has a BSc (Hons) degree in Economics from University College London.
Soh Lay Khuan
CC Ambassador APAC
Lay Khuan has been in Telecommunications industry for over 30 years; her experience ranges from being in the back end of Operations, Network Design and Development, Product and Process Development; Market and Partner Establishment to the front end of Sales and Marketing. She drives business results through active partner engagement for market expansion, product differentiation, and service development that meet customers requirement.
Technology Evangelist and Leader at Cisco
Proven Technology Executive and Leader with over 18 years’ experience in Global Cloud, Technology and Applications industries. Shehara is driven to deliver customer centric strategic solutions that produce significant revenue growth in new markets across MNC, Enterprise, Government, SMB and Retail sectors.
Shehara has a track record of driving change in medium and large companies to build capability across multiple business units to take new technology portfolios to market from inception. She has experience in driving change within businesses to adopt Agile and Rapid Delivery frameworks.
She is also a frequent speaker and panel member at Cloud and Digital Thought Leadership events.
Keynote Speaker, Panellist
Ka Vin Wong
Managing Director at DC1st
Ka Vin brings with him over 30 years of Executive Management and leadership roles in the ICT industry. He is the Founder and Managing Director of DC1st Pte Ltd, a Singapore company established in 2017.
Prior to establishing DC1st, Ka Vin served as the MD of 1-Net where he led a major rebranding process, continued to grow its revenue by expanding their customer base and built SEA’s 1st Uptime Tier III DCCF DC in Singapore.
Previously, Ka Vin was the MD for CSF Asia where he was responsible for extending CSF Group DC business into Indonesia through the formation of a JV between PT Cyber CSF with KGN Group. He was responsible for constructing Jakarta’s largest and newest Data Center which was designed for the Telecom and Banking Industry. This is now the NTT Nexcenter DC in Jakarta.
Ka Vin spent 11 years in Singapore Technologies Telemedia where he held key management positions. He was involved in the early days of ST Telemedia’s growth in the industry, working on M&A and tenders for Telco licences both in Singapore and the region. He headed the team that developed the successful proposal for Starhub Mobile. Ka Vin went on to be one of the 2 prime founders of i-STT Data Centre which subsequently became Equinix, the world’s largest data center operator today. At Equinix, Ka Vin was the VP Business Development for Asia and he provided the leadership which ensured all 4 Asia sites delivered a positive EBITDA creating a US$80 million annual recurring revenue contribution from Equinix Asia’s operations by FY 2008.
Ka Vin holds a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from Sheffield Hallam University.