Join us at the 11th CIO Leaders Singapore Summit Be part of this years upcoming gathering where you will be able
to engage with the countries leading IT professionals on the
25th June 2024, Marina Bay Sands Expo
& Convention Centre, Singapore
Join us at the 11th CIO Leaders Singapore Summit Be part of this years upcoming gathering where you will be able
to engage with the countries leading IT professionals on the
25th June 2024, Marina Bay Sands Expo
& Convention Centre, Singapore
Summit Themes Key themes and topics are developed by our
standing committee and advisory board from
the country's most respected IT Leaders.
These will be addressed over the course
of the CIO Leaders Summit Singapore.

 

Data Strategy &
Governance

 

AI & Machine
Learning

 

Cloud
Computing

 

Data Analytics
& Visualisation

 

Data Science
& Big Data

 

Digital
Transformation

 

Internet of
Things

 

Cyber Security

Join us at the 11th CIO Leaders
Singapore Summit

BE PART OF THIS YEARS UPCOMING GATHERING WHERE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ENGAGE WITH THE COUNTRIES LEADING IT PROFESSIONALS ON THE
25TH JUNE 2024, MARINA BAY SANDS EXPO & CONVENTION CENTRE, SINGAPORE

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ABOUT THE EVENT

The 11th CIO Leaders Singapore Summit, scheduled for June 25, 2024, at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre in Singapore, will once again serve as the premier gathering for more than 150 of the country’s foremost CIOs, Heads of IT and IT senior IT executives.

The theme for this year’s summit revolves around “Driving Next Generation Digital Business with AI” this message will be conveyed by a distinguished assembly of thought leaders through keynote addresses, panel discussions, interactive workshops, and focused roundtable conversations.

Attendees will have the opportunity to tailor their own agendas, allowing them to optimise their time away from the office by participating in sessions most pertinent to their specific business needs.

Additionally, the networking opportunities available throughout the event will enable senior IT executives to engage directly with a carefully curated group of technology vendors through pre arranged business meetings. These vendors will be showcased throughout the day, providing valuable assistance to leading security executives modernisation initiatives. These engagements ensure that businesses remain at the forefront of adopting new technologies, aligning their investment strategies with their overarching business goals.

SPEAKERS

Karen Tan
plus

Karen Tan

Chief Information Officer, DHL Express Singapore

Natalie Que
plus

Natalie Que

Chief Information & Digital Officer, Southeast Asia & North Asia, Kenvue

David Tam
plus

David Tam

Asia Regional CIO, Liberty Mutual

Gek Peng Tay
plus

Gek Peng Tay

Chief Digitalisation Officer, Republic of Singapore Air Force

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PROGRAM

The summit program is a draft and is subject to change.

Registration And Morning Refreshments

45min

Welcome & Introduction – Master Of Ceremonies

Rama Purushotaman, Principal Advisor, Focus Network

15min

P. Ramakrishna (Rama)

P. Ramakrishna (Rama) has been involved with the tech domain for the last 39 years. Rama was formerly with Singapore’s Infocomm [...]

Opening Keynote Presentation – Voice of the CIO in Singapore

Ross O’Brien, Principal Advisor, Focus Network Analyst

This presentation will share Focus Network’s latest CIO research findings and highlight 2024 technology trends that will have the most significant impact on Singaporean organisations.

In addition to sharing the latest technology trends, the presentation will highlight challenges facing CIOs, as well as the emerging technologies and opportunities.

During this session we will delve deeper into:

  • Modernising enterprise IT
  • The impact of AI, particularly generative AI on Singaporean organisations
  • Building trust, greater organisational resilience and adaptability
  • The emergence of new technologies, such as edge computing, industry clouds and their potential impact on CIOs and their teams
  • Strategies for staying ahead of the curve and driving innovation in the CIO role

20min

Ross O’Brien

Ross is a writer, commentator, research manager and consultant. His analysis centres on the impact information technologies have on Asia’s [...]

Keynote Panel Discussion – Aligning Business and Technology Teams for Greater Agility

Panellists:
Donseok Ahn, Global IT Director- Medical, Reckitt
Teck Guan Yeo, Chief Business Technology Officer, Singapore Pools Pte Ltd
Gulzar Ahmed, Global Director of End User Services and Head of Tech for South East Asia Pacific, Kering
Moderator:
Rama Purushotaman, Principal Advisor, Focus Network

The IT function is often not sufficiently aligned with the rest of the business. This panel discussion will discuss best practices for ensuring that business and IT teams collaborate more closely to achieve shared outcomes.

30min

Teck Guan Yeo

Teck Guan Yeo, Chief Business Technology Officer at Singapore Pools, leverages over 20 years of senior IT leadership. Spearheading the [...]

Donseok Ahn

I’ve been a focused IT executive who has worked on numerous digital transformation projects, driving IT strategies from development to execution. [...]

Gulzar Ahmed

Global Director for End User Services with 18+ years' experience. Expert in IT strategy, operations, and [...]

P. Ramakrishna (Rama)

P. Ramakrishna (Rama) has been involved with the tech domain for the last 39 years. Rama was formerly with Singapore’s Infocomm [...]

Keynote Presentation

30min

Networking Break

15min

Roundtable Discussion – The Future of The Hybrid Workplace

30min

Roundtable Discussion – Reducing Complexity with A Cybersecurity Mesh
Are You Ready to Adopt a New Cloud Security Operation Model?

A successful cloud security strategy needs to evolve to meet the changing needs of the business and growth of the cloud. Cutting-edge security teams are coming up with new approaches and initiatives to increase their company’s agility through security and move from slowing the business to accelerating it.

Across ANZ, organisations are rapidly expanding cloud adoption and expecting security leaders to follow suit, and fast. As a result, CISO’s need to rethink their approach to cloud security be able to move at the speed of business, ensure compliance with regulation, and enable their organisations to innovate with AI.

Join your peers for this roundtable as we discuss and share insights on simplifying your security stack and using a new cloud security operation model to meet the growing demands of your business.

30min

Roundtable Discussion – Managing the Technology Skills Shortage

30min

Roundtable Discussion – How Much Can Robotics and Automation Replace People?

30min

Keynote Speaking Presentation – Driving Next Generation Digital Business with AI

David Tam, Asia Regional CIO, Liberty Mutual

Businesses are finding increasingly innovative ways to use AI, particularly generative AI, to grow. This presentation will discuss how AI is shaping digital business and driving business growth.

20min

David Tam

David is passionate to build and lead high performing teams to make meaningful impact to the customer's, partner's and employee's lives. A techie [...]

Keynote Speaking Presentation – The Evolving Role of the CIO in the Era of AI

Karen Tan, Chief Information Officer, DHL Express Singapore

Learn how DHL utilizes AI to enhance customer experiences through personalized recommendations, predictive analytics, and streamlined processes in the logistics industry - and how it empowers employees to tap on AI to automate tasks, improve efficiency, and enable data-driven decision-making at the workplace.

20min

Karen Tan

Karen is the current Chief Information Officer (CIO) for DHL Express Singapore, with over 20 years of experience at DHL across various functions.  [...]

Speaking Presentation – Coming Soon

30min

Roundtable Discussion – Securing digital assets in an AI-powered era

Charlie Wood, Regional Sales Director, BeyondTrust

In an era driven by artificial intelligence (AI) and interconnected systems, safeguarding digital assets has become more vital than ever. Join us for an insightful event where experts gather to discuss the evolving landscape and delve into the challenges and strategies associated with securing your digital assets in the face of emerging technologies.

30min

Charlie Wood

  Drawing from an extensive background in Privilege Access Management (PAM), Charlie Wood currently holds the pivotal role of Regional [...]

Roundtable Discussion – Keeping Customers Loyal by Optimising Digital Experience

 

30min

Roundtable Discussion – Harnessing Mobile Devices to Drive Digital Productivity

30min

Roundtable Discussion – The Importance of Continued Digitisation

30min

Networking Lunch

40min

Keynote Panel Discussion – Accelerating Innovation with Generative AI

Panellists:
Harpreet Arora, Head of International Wealth Technology, Citi
Natalie Que, Chief Information & Digital Officer, Southeast Asia & North Asia, Kenvue
Simon Long, Director of Technology Strategy & Transformation , CBRE
Moderator:
Rama Purushotaman, Advisor, Focus Network

Discover how this ground-breaking technology is revolutionizing various industries, changing how companies deliver value to customers and supercharging productivity.

In this session, industry experts will assess how generative AI can drive innovation in their organisations and add value. It will discuss Generative AI use cases, its capabilities, and its impact on various sectors. Our panellists will discuss the opportunities, challenges, and ethical considerations surrounding the use of generative AI, offering valuable insights for professionals and organisations interested in harnessing its power.

     

30min

Natalie Que

As a Chief Information & Digital Officer, Natalie (Natz) builds world-class teams, high-performance cultures, and mission-critical capabilities [...]

Simon Long

Simon Long stands as a beacon of innovation and expertise in the ever-evolving world of technology strategy. With over two decades of experience, [...]

Harpreet Arora

  As CIO and Head for Regions, Citi Global Wealth of our APAC and EMEA markets, Harpreet is responsible for delivering elevated Wealth [...]

P. Ramakrishna (Rama)

P. Ramakrishna (Rama) has been involved with the tech domain for the last 39 years. Rama was formerly with Singapore’s Infocomm [...]

Speaking Session – The Importance of Going Cloud-Native

Jose Dalino Jr, Head of Engineering, Technology Operations & Architecture, Traveloka

Cloud-native technology offers the agility required by businesses. It also offers the most effective platform for business innovation. This presentation highlights the importance of adopting cloud-native technologies.

30min

Jose Dalino Jr.

Jose Dalino is currently the Head of Engineering for Technology Architecture & Operations at Traveloka, a Travel & Fintech Startup in South [...]

Keynote Speaking Session – Deploying Generative AI in the Enterprise

Generative AI is a major new trend that harnesses AI applications such as ChatGPT to create new and innovative content. In this presentation, we discuss the current state of generative AI and key new use cases.

 

30min

Networking Break

15min

Keynote Panel Discussion – Maximising the Value of IT Investments: Doing More with Less

Panellists:
Balaji Uppili, Regional CIO - Asean, South Korea and ANZ, GE Healthcare
Juliana Chua, Sr. Director, Group Digital Technology (Global), EssilorLuxottica
Santanu Ghosh, Head of Digital Transformation, Asia Pulp and Paper
Dr. Leong  Chou Ching, Head of Digital Technology, Wearnes Automotive 
Moderator:
Rama Purushotaman, Advisor, Focus Network

In today’s uncertain economic environment, IT budgets are under pressure. CIOs are seeking innovative ways to drive value from their IT investments. This panel discussion will discuss on maximising the value of IT investments in challenging times.

30min

Balaji Uppili

Balaji uses his technology leadership, problem-solving skills and collaborative approach to lead digital transformation for organizations. Balaji [...]

Juliana Chua

Juliana Chua is Sr. Director for Group Digital Technology (Global) at EssilorLuxottica, a visual health MNC with a market cap of $90 billion USD [...]

Santanu Ghosh

An accomplished executive with more than 25 years’ experience in Consulting and System-Integration Business Development, Delivery and Practice [...]

Dr. Leong Chou Ching

Dr. Leong Chou Ching joined Warnes Automotive as the Head of Digital Technology to provide leadership to the IT organization as well as the [...]

P. Ramakrishna (Rama)

P. Ramakrishna (Rama) has been involved with the tech domain for the last 39 years. Rama was formerly with Singapore’s Infocomm [...]

Closing Keynote Presentation: Digital Leadership and the Data-Driven Enterprise

Gek Peng Tay, Chief Digitalisation Officer, Republic of Singapore Air Force

Today’s successful businesses require vast quantities of data, if they are to function successfully. CIOs need to optimize data-driven businesses and implement initiatives that harness data. This presentation discusses the key areas of focus for digital leaders and the importance of building data-driven enterprises.

20min

Gek Peng Tay

I am the Chief Digitalisation Officer, Chief Data Officer and the Head of RAiD at the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF). RAiD is a military [...]

Closing Remarks From The Chair And End Of The Forum

Rama Purushotaman, Principal Advisor, Focus Network
   

5min

P. Ramakrishna (Rama)

P. Ramakrishna (Rama) has been involved with the tech domain for the last 39 years. Rama was formerly with Singapore’s Infocomm [...]

Networking Drinks

60min

WHY ATTEND

STAR KEYNOTES
AND PRESENTERS

We invite only the leading international and local experts to provide sessions on site, this allows for attendees to be taught by front-line executives that compress years of meaningful experience into a systematic, well organised learning program.

NETWORKING
OPPORTUNITIES

Keeping in line with the main goal of the event in achieving new relationships, we provide a huge amount of networking opportunities for attendees through breakfast, luncheons, cocktails and informal introductions.

1-1 PRIVATE
MEETINGS

Allowing both buyers and sellers the opportunity to engage with one another onsite in a series of prearranged business meetings. These provide both parties a great opportunity to build new relationships by interacting face to face.

TARGETED
SESSIONS

Being able to experience different sessions is what makes this event unique; whether you are looking to attend an interactive workshop, roundtable, 1-1 meeting or panel discussion.

NETWORKING
LUNCH

Interact and relax amongst your peers at the Networking lunch where you will have the opportunity to be part of the entertainment.

PERSONALISED
PROGRAM

The summit is personalised for YOU, this means that what is important to your business is important to us. We create personalised itineraries around sessions you want to attend, allowing for your time to be spent wisely while out of the office.

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Should you wish to attend this years upcoming 11th CIO Leaders Summit Singapore on the 25th of June 2024, please purchase your tickets below

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'This Summit gave me direct contact with some of the key presenters and vendors. There is a good balance between keynotes, panel discussions and one to one meetings. It was not overloaded, giving ample opportunity to spend time networking.'

 

– SINGAPORE SPORTSHUB

'My favourite thing about this event was the balanced mix of events – speakers, panels, one to ones and think tanks. The topics were interesting and the speakers great. The one on ones provided a pulse on what is happening in the space. And finally I thoroughly enjoyed the networking opportunities with my CIO peers.'

 

– OGILVYONE

'This event was excellent! We all enjoyed getting to network with one another and meeting one to one with vendors. I found many of the keynote topics interesting and valuable also as they provided me with insightful information on applying technologies to address challenges.'

 

– ASCENDAS

“This is one of the better events that I've been to in terms of the content. There's been a good amount of challenge sharing and practical examples that I was able to connect to. I've had conversations that I will follow up on and have already scheduled a catch up for next week from one of my one to one meetings.”

 

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