Myanmar Connect 2017
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  • Brad Jones is the Chief Executive Officer of Wave Money. Brad is an experienced executive specializing in digital finance, mobile money and business transformation in developing markets, including Asia, Africa and the Middle East.Previously Brad headed mobile money and innovation for Visa in Asia Pacific, the Middle More
  • Chris Tun @ Chit Tun Pe is the Founder and Principal of Tun Group Asia – a Myanmar-based strategic and management advisory firm - with a clear mission to become trusted advisors for private and public sector clients on transforming worldclass organizations and creating sustainable futures.Chris Tun has more than More
  • Damien is Senior Partner at Roland Berger. Based in Singapore, he covers markets in South-East Asia, including nascent but prominent ones such as Myanmar and Indonesia.He has extensive experience in the telecommunications, media and technology industries. He has recognized expertise in strategic planning, growth and More
  • Mr. Michener is the founder of Burst.  He moved to Myanmar in March 2013 to serve as the Interim-Chief Business Officer of Redlink Communications Co., Ltd. Where he worked with the Board of Directors to develop strategic partnerships for the SEA Games, developed operating policies & procedures and made More
  • David is the Founder & CEO of Phandeeyar: Myanmar Innovation Lab. Phandeeyar is an ICT hub that is spearheading the development of the country’s tech and innovation ecosystem. Phandeeyar runs Myanmar’s first-ever tech startup accelerator, a Makerspace, an open data platform, and a co-working and training More
  • Dileep Agrawal founded and established Nepal’s largest Internet service provider (ISP) in 1995 at the age of 22. Over the years, WorldLink has registered tremendous sustained growth and provides services ranging from Internet connectivity and related services to data networking, voice and software development More
  • Edwin is one of Myanmar’s most prominent foreign legal advisers. He is widely recognized in Myanmar for his TMT experience, both on the transactional and regulatory fronts.   He has a deep understanding of the financing aspects of the telecom industry, having acted for IFIs, commercial banks or More
  • Since October 2013, Jan Wassenius has been the President of Ericsson in Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, where it has maintained its market leadership in telecommunications in dynamic markets with strong potential. He acts as an active leader in an organisation of 600, striving for a leading role in driving mobile More
  • 17 years’ experience in the submarine fiber optic industry together with a business development track record in emerging markets going back to 1990. Developed several new businesses in countries of the former Soviet Union, latterly with Cable & Wireless. Went on to lead international marketing efforts for More
  • Kelvin is the COO of International business for True IDC, Thailand’s leader in Data Center & Cloud Services.  It is part of the  ASCEND Group, owned by CP (Charoen Pokphand) Group, one of Asia’s largest conglomerates.  He has over 15 years of experience in strategy, business development, More
  • Lars Erik Tellmann assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of Telenor Myanmar Limited in August 2016. He was part of the founding senior management team at Telenor Myanmar, as Chief Financial Officer since July 2013. Prior to this he was Senior Vice President and Head of Strategic Development in Telenor Asia. More
  • Oliver joined edotco Myanmar Limited in May 2014. He was previously Managing Director of Netshare Ireland, a joint venture between Vodafone Ireland and Hutchison Whampoa Ireland. Oliver has worked in the mobile industry for over 20 years and held such roles as Technology Director, Chief Technology Officer and a Board More
  • Paul has more than 20 years of experience in Microfinance and Financial Inclusion playing a variety of roles from implementer, Technical Assistance provider, funder, board member and equity investor. Paul holds an MBA from Eastern University and has also been a part of the writing of a number of books and articles on More
  • Mr Thit Sein, a national of Myanmar, is the Chief Engineer of the Global Technology Company. Currently he is working for many solutions in Enterprise, IP Digital Microwave, ISP, Network Security, System Integration and Telecom. He has more than 10 years of experience in the Telecommunications industry and ICT sector. More
  • Mr. Victor has over 30 years of experience in the ICT services industry primarily in South Africa and the Africa region, having focused on conceptual design to full operation, product portfolio and channel integration of hybrid satellite, wireless and terrestrial solutions,  across multi market sectors and who More
  • Solomon Moore is a consultant focusing on digital governance and technology markets in Southeast Asia. In Myanmar, he recently authored a USAID research paper on ICT investment and policy reforms required to accelerate sector development. Before moving to Yangon in 2015, he was an advisor to United Arab Emirates on More
  • As CEO of KBZ Gateway, Stephane has the accountability to build, launch and lead the company and its employees towards a goal of increasing the quality of services and choices by becoming the provider of providers in the Communications & IT industry. As Group IT Director, Stephane also the accountability to lead the More
  • Sunil wears multiple hats in Bottling Investment Group at The Coca-Cola Company.  As Chief Information Officer, he is driving Front-end Process Simplification and Automation in Viet Nam, Cambodia and Myanmar.  As Technology Leader for Asia, he is playing a key role in simplifying company technology landscape More
  • Supoj has joined True Group, the only effective quadruple and convergence player in Thailand, since 1998. Hehas gained various experiences in telecommunication industry in various functions from being the assistant toPresident/CEO of True Group in leading Strategic Development and Corporate Planning teams, and More
  • Takashi Nagashima, is the Chief Executive Officer of Joint Operation of MPT/KDDI/SUMITOMO CORPORATION since July of 2014. He has been CEO of KDDI Global Business Sector for two years since 2011. KDDI is a global ICT solutions provider that offers quality, reliable network services in 170 countries. KDDI operates 42 More
  • Shigeno has been contributing for telecom industry for 30 years both in Japanese and global market. With the extensive effort and the foresight, he has developed many new businesses and introducing the new values to the market in the area of business and marketing strategy, product development, handset strategy, More
  • Thein Soe Htaik has been in the IT industry for past 15 years and hold a Computer Science Degree from SIM University Singapore.  Currently, he is working at Myint & Associates Telecommunications Limited as Assistant General Manager, leading both technical and business development teams.  He involved from the More
  • Tim Scheffmann is a Fintech banker and holds a Master’s degree in Banking & Finance. He has more than 20 years experience in Financial Services (retail banking, private banking and management consulting). He worked internationally in every financial hub (New York, London, Zurich, Hong Kong & Singapore).Currently, More
  • Vicky Bowman has been the Director of Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) since July 2013 which conducted a Sector-Wide Impact Assessment into Myanmar’s ICT sector in 2014/2015. Prior to that she led global mining company  Rio Tinto's policy approach to transparency, human rights and resource More
  • Wai Lin Tun completed high school in Yangon, holds a Master’s and a PhD in Computer Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, authored more than a dozen papers in wireless networking and distributed systems and held technology patents in the U.S. Prior to founding Frontiir, Godfrey held technical and More

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