CC will launch its 2nd CC-Women in Tech Forum in Singapore on 10th March 2020 at the InterContinental Hotel during the Asia 2020 GCCM. The Forum invites Women in Tech to convene and discuss key market trends as well as challenges women in telco industry are facing and how to practically overcome them in their day to day business life. The Women in Tech Forum will take place during the Asia 2020 GCCM in Singapore on 10-11th March 2020. To view the full programme please click here
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
16:00 - 16:40
Executive Round-table Panel Discussions Session
The Role of Women in the Telco Industry. How is AI transforming the wholesale industry?
How is AI transforming the wholesale Industry ?
Exploring the AI Partnership Eco-System
How is AI impacting wholesale fixed data and capacity, business models?
How is AI transforming company structures?
New technologies enabling new strategies
How diverse workplaces could lead to higher productivity, greater innovation, and higher achievement ?
Corporate strategies and structures towards better integration
Key challenges women are facing in the telco industry and company programmes introduced to mitigate them and identify best practices
How to retain and mentor women in the telco industry ?
Nimisha Tailor, Competition and Regulation Specialist, CC Ambassador
16:00 – 16:40
Executive Round Table Discussion
Shehara Viswanathan, Technology Evangelist and Leader at Cisco
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.
Lay Khuan Soh
CC Ambassador - APAC Region
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.