The demand for more connectivity is increasing around the globe and the subsea cable industry is evolving facing new challenges and opportunities. CC has organized successfully its first annual CC – Submarine Summit in Singapore on 26th & 27th June 2018 at the Intercontinental Hotel to enabled the industry players to meet and network in one place with peers.
More than 450+ executives representing submarine cable operators, content providers, data-capacity operators, datacenters, cloud companies and other related segments attended, meet and network the event while exploring business opportunities, discussing latest market trends and show casing their latest solutions. All Subsea registered guests attended also the 7th annual Asia 2018 GCCM in Singapore. Please click here to view more details about this GCCM event.
REASONS TO ATTEND CC Submarine Summit - Singapore
An exclusive event to meet the players in the submarine segment
Meet the peers in a relaxed and exclusive environment
Present and showcase latest product solution
Discuss latest market trends and topics in the executive round table panel discussion session
Enjoy networking discussion over drinks
Monday, June 25
20:00 - 22:00
Pre-Event Get-together at LES45 hosted by Superloop
A 5-minute walk from Bugis subway station, this upscale hotel is also a 10-minute walk from the Singapore Art Museum. Rooms with colonial and Asian influences offer flat-screen TVs and free WiFi. Dining options include Japanese and Cantonese restaurants, plus a pub and a lobby lounge offers afternoon tea.
SPEAKERS & PANELLISTS
Erik van Stokkom
Board Member - MGI
Based in Switzerland, VSC provides strategic advisory services in M&A, Business Development & Media for the telecommunication industry. Over the last 20 years, Erik developed extensive expertise and deep domain knowledge working at major telecom companies. His international career includes senior & executive level positions.
Over the years, Erik has been a regular speaker & moderator at major international telecom conferences.
Chief Commercial Officer at Epsilon
Carl Roberts has worked in the international Information and Communications Technology industry for over 30 years, with a proven track record in International Marketing and Sales, Business Management, Corporate Strategy & Development, M&A, Business Transformation, Implementation, Planning, Restructuring and Corporate Governance.
Prior to joining Epsilon, Carl worked in his own Consultancy company (Hadaara Consulting) after having held numerous Senior Executive positions in Verizon, MCI, WorldCom Global One and IBM, having started his career in the legal profession working for Ashurst, Morris, Crisp & Co.
Carl holds a Masters Degree in Languages & Politics from Oxford Brookes University (UK), is an English, Italian and French native speaker and is fluent in Spanish. He shares his time between Dubai (UAE), London (UK) and Paris (France).
Keynote Speaker, Panellist, Welcome Speech
Ooi Seng Keat
Vice President, (Carrier Services) at Singtel
Ooi Seng Keat is currently VP, Carrier Services and he is responsible for carrier relations for SingTel and in particular, managing the international wholesale voice and data business. He is also responsible for end to end strategic planning, development, operations and management of SingTel Group’s international cables including access and interconnecting facilities, as well as the management of a group of joint venture companies that provides subsea maintenance services in the region.
Dr. A. Istamar
Chief Executive Officer at Esri Indonesia
For the past 20 years, Istamar has built a career off his passion for helping Indonesian businesses excel using analytics.
He gained his extensive analytics knowledge via a number of high-ranking positions – leading the analytics channel business unit for IBM within ASEAN, and acting as the Business Analytics Managing Partner at PT Soltius Indonesia, a consulting company using SAS Integration Technologies.
Within these roles, Istamar successfully grew numerous business units, and helped secure million-dollar deals with Indonesia’s biggest telecommunications and banking players – assisting with their ongoing business development by introducing comprehensive enterprise solutions into their operations.
As the CEO of Esri Indonesia, Istamar would like to see more government agencies, communities and commercial organisations throughout Indonesia utilise GIS to improve their efficiency and effectiveness.
Istamar holds a doctorate in business administration from San Beda Graduate School of Business, Philippines.
Director of Marketing Communications at Epsilon
NG HWEE MING
Principal Technologist for Telecom at Red Hat Asia Pacific Office of Technology
Hwee Ming is a Principal Technologist with Red Hat covering the telecommunications domain. She is based in Singapore and supports the APJ region focusing on emerging Red Hat technologies. She has been working with service providers, adopting these technologies for Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and has worked on multiple NFV proof-of-concept across the regions.
Before Red Hat, Hwee Ming worked with Hewlett Packard and she has over 15 years experience in the industry working on OSS, next generation Intelligent networks, converged networks, NOC consolidattion and regulatory compliance. She has also work with customer in other sectors focusing on IT transformation and data center consolidation based on ITIL processes.
Hwee Ming graduated in Bachelors of Electrical Engineering (Hons) and Masters of Technology (Software Engineering) from Nattional University of Singapore. She is ITIL V2 Manager certified since 2005 and ITIL V3 Expert certified since 2008. She is also certified in Red Hat Openstack and other Red Hat products
Regional Director - South East Asia at Accedo Singapore Pte Ltd.
Chris Hampartsoumian has been living and breathing Internet, web and OTT video technology for the past 20 years. With a career that started in his home city of London, working for a mixture of Media and Technology companies including News International and Sun Microsystems, his experience with OTT Video services took him to Australia in 2010 to work onsite at FOXTEL and then to Singapore where he’s been based for the past six years. Formerly the ASEAN Technology Evangelist for Amazon Web Services, in 2015, Chris set out and opened the Singapore office for the Swedish OTT Video Products and Services company Accedo. “The web was exciting in 1996 and it’s still just as exciting today. The transformation is sweeping and seems to be the new normal! Working on the disruptive edge of OTT keeps you moving fast all the time"
Director Sales Engineering, Australia & New Zealand at Splunk Inc.
Brett Matthews is currently a the Director of Sales Engineering for Splunk in Australia and New Zealand and was the first technical field person in the region. A Splunk veteran of over 8 years and more than 20 years of Industry experience, Brett has been leading engagements with many of Splunk's Australian and New Zealand customers. Brett’s passion is assisting customers with guidance and architectural best practice, as well as demonstrating the value of machine data and the many uses cases in Application Management, IT operations, Security, Compliance and Business Analytics across many industries including Telecommunications, Financial Services and Government. Prior to joining Splunk Brett held roles at Sun Microsystems as a Support and Systems Engineer working with a wide range of enterprise customers in the Government and Commercial sectors.
Keynote Speaker, Panellist
Head of Global Voice and Mobility at Telstra
John Sullivan is Telstra’s Head of Global Voice and Mobility. Based in Singapore, John is responsible for driving Telstra’s worldwide voice strategy as the market transitions from traditional calling to OTT and cloud based services
Prior to this, John was the Regional Head of Asia for Telstra’s voice business leading growth in the Asia region for both voice and mobility services.
John has 20 years’ experience in the Telco industry with past roles in operations, sales, marketing and business development spanning both the Voice and Data segments. He was MD & Country Manager of Telecom NZ in Singapore before joining Telstra.
Market Development Director at Türk Telekom International
Pal has a MSC degree on Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Budapest and an MBA degree from Budapest University of Economic Sciences. He worked for 10 years at Ericsson in various positions, including the Global Installation Engineering process owner position and also different marketing, and sales managerial positions. In 2012 he moved to the operators’ side, and worked for Vivendi Telecom Hungary, Invitel International, Pantel and finally Türk Telekom International. Pal has worked for TTI since the establishment of the company and was responsible for various sales assignments, then took the position of Procurement and Pricing Director and currently he is the Market Development Director. He has worked in this position for more than 4 years, being responsible for the TTI Group’s major development projects new submarine cable projects, high capacity multi-regional transit routes and overall supporting the establishment of new business partnerships.
Carlos M. Trujillo
Chief Operations Officer at SubPartners Pty Ltd
SubPartners is a dynamic company committed to delivering significant telecommunications infrastructure projects through an innovative model of trusted relationships and partnerships. Founded by some of the industries most experienced and trusted telecommunications entrepreneurs, SubPartners has the relationships, experience and access to funding necessary to take major telecommunications infrastructure projects from concept to reality.
Owner at GTC
Launch SMS services / Shift from Voice to Messaging / A2P SMS Monetization / MNO revenue assurance / SMS platforms / P2P SMS Cost optimization / Training Sales and Carrier Relations / Wholesale Voice / VoIP / Integration of Operators, Carriers, Aggregators into value chain of OTT services / Off-net connectivity for OTT services.
Partner at GTC
Director, Sales Engineering APAC at Digital Realty
CEO, Founder & Director at Super SEA Cable Networks Pte. Ltd.
Managing the overall operations of the Company. Building the business of the Company and the Group regionally and globally. Delivering revenues from carriers and operators. Serving as a spokesperson and representing the interest of the Company and the Group, within approved guidelines, in dealings with the media, regulatory bodies, government agencies etc.
Chief Development Officer at WIOCC
As Chief Development officer, Darren’s responsibilities include planning and implementing business development strategies and expanding WIOCC’s network coverage across the region.
Prior to joining WIOCC, Darren was Head of Terrestrial and Subsea Expansion at PCCW and was responsible for the expansion of Gateway’s African network. Before that, Darren was Commercial Director for Aerosat, one ofSouth Africa’s first wireless internet start-up.
Peering Advisor at LINX
Halil Kama is a peering advisor for the London Internet Exchange (LINX). The largest non-profit purely mutual Internet Exchange operator in the world. He has several years experience of working at the heart of the internet with vast exposure to over 750+ of the top ranking internet & telecoms companies globally, enabling connections to millions of users daily.
CEO & Founder at Toku World
Headquartered in Singapore, Toku World is the new kid on the telecommunication block that aspires to digital simplicity when it comes to communications. With a wide portfolio of services ranging from a core telco offering to next generation communication features, our startup is uniquely positioned on the telecommunication value chain.
Toku World’s team has indeed an extensive expertise in both the traditional telephony and the digital VoIP communications. As such we provide origination, routing and termination services for voice and SMS traffic from enterprise clients, wholesale aggregators and telecommunication providers in general. These traditional telephony services are complemented by communication enablers like the virtual numbers that are available on our Communication as a Service (CaaS) platform or the other features present in the Toku application.
Co-Founder & CEO at Wavecell Pte Ltd
Wavecell, the Singapore-based Cloud Communication API provider, announced today a series A investment of S$2.3M / US$1.6M led by Qualgro Asean Fund with participation from Wavemaker Partners.
The company helps Enterprises and Application Developers to communicate efficiently with their customers over SMS, Voice, Chat & Video within their existing products and services. It does this by providing a complete set of developer tools and web-based interfaces that can be used seamlessly in any communication use case.
Wavecell, which started in 2010 and was self-funded, successfully grew its business with a team of 10 to more than 500 active enterprise customers across an extensive range of industries such as e-commerce, telecommunication, digital marketing and CRM platforms, finance, insurance and transportation.
EVP Sales,Marketing at Active Port
Michael has been working in the Internet Industry for over 20 years. Michael joins ActivePort from Superloop where he was the one of the founding employees focusing on Strategic Deals throughout Asia Pac. Prior to his role at Superloop, Michael was also one of the founding employees at Megaport. He also had similar roles with Vocus Communications, PIPE Network and Pacnet.
Director at Famoco
Gladwyn is a seasoned business growth leader, having led the initiatives that established numerous successful Asia Pacific Sales Operations for international companies expanding into the region.
He is involved in various Regional Management roles for Sales, Business Development, Technical Marketing, Human Capital and Culture.
Gladwyn is a trusted advisor in the Business-to-Customer Communication solutions, covering topics on SMS, Voice and Video API, WebChat, In-App Messaging, and Identity Management.
He is an expert in converting opportunities into profitable customers. He applies his own Sales Account Management methodology in the businesses he leads, and is also the trusted mentor to the respective sales teams.
He Is open to business opportunities that are challenging and stretching.
Senior Manager - Data Scientist (Digital Service Division) at TELKOM
I have 20 years as a professional data analytics since 1996 (graduated from statistics background), and experiences handle many projects in Media, Research and Marketing Consultants, Automotive Industry, Financial Industries (Banking, and Insurances) and now in Telco Industry (Telkom Indonesia)
not only very strong in data analytics and big data in strategy and concept, but also I have experiences implementation data analytics for decision making in many tactical function such as : CRM (cross-sell, up-sell, and add-on), customer value management (CVM), Tactical data analytics, building predictive model, sales and marketing, operation network analytics, Human Capital Management, and Risk Scoring or Model / Management.
due to the all the capabilities is supporting for decision management process, so that its very valuable for top management of any kind enterprise which want to make incremental benefit based on data behavior (data speaks) to get insight and recommendations to be actions or operations.