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Speakers & Panelists Lineup

Andrew Chan
Consulting and Sustainability & Climate Change Leader
PwC Malaysia

Stephanie Caunter
Head of Marketing
ADA

Sudev Bangah
Managing Director 

IDC ASEAN

Allan Cheong
Client Partner, Customer Experience 
Kantar

Kang Yew Jin
Group Chief Technology Officer
Star Media Group

Jeevan Rajoo
Country Head
 Tata Consultancy Services

Knowledge Partners

Gigabyte Partner

Strategic Investment Partner

Live on

Luanne Sieh
Senior Managing Director, Head Group Sustainability
CIMB Group

Loi Tuan Ee
Founder and Managing Director
The Holstein Milk Company

Rashyid Anwarudin
Head, Group Sustainability
 Sime Darby Plantation 

Terabyte Partner

Exabyte Partner

E-Learning Partner

Virtual Roundtable Partner

Exclusive Briefing Partner

Kenny Lim
Chief Technology Officer
 AVM Cloud

Puvanesan Subenthiran
Group CEO & Managing Director
 Privasia

Ramesh Rajandran
Chief Marketing Officer
 SEEK Asia

Duncan Tan
Senior Research Manager
IDC ASEAN

Raja Teh Maimunah
Managing Director, Wholesale Banking
 AmBank Group

Catherine Lian
Managing Director
IBM Malaysia

Loredana Padurean
Faculty Director for Action Learning,
Asia School of Business & International Faculty Fellow at MIT

Dato’ Azman Mahmud
CEO  
MIDA

Yusri Yusuf
Senior Director, Corporate Strategy & Risk Management
PROTON

Lok Weng Lum
Marketing Lead
Shopee

Shah Yang Razalli 
 Head of Downstream Digital 
PETRONAS

Norhizam Ibrahim 
Director, Advanced Technology and Research & Development Division
 MIDA

Eugene Lee
Regional Marketing Director (Asia)
McDonald's

Izra Izzuddin
Director of Marketing & Communications
TNG Digital

Megabyte Partner

Malik Murad Ali 
IT Director
 Mydin

Mobile Messaging Partner

01

The Rise of Borderless Disruptive Innovation

Welcome to the ultra-testing time of global economy. It is all about rapid-fire innovation on different ways to do more for your customers at the same time, adapting well to the constant and wide-scale change.

4th August

10.00am

Registration & Conference Countdown

10.15am

Introduction & Housekeeping

10.20am

Rising to Meet the Inevitable

10.50am

Empowering Businesses in the New Normal Era With Cloud & AI

Catherine Lian, Managing Director, IBM Malaysia

11.25am

CEO2CEO Chat #eastXwest: The Rise of Borderless Disruptive Innovation

Today, innovation is rapidly expanding across the world, and success stories of tomorrow will likely incorporate lessons from both Eastern and Western ecosystems. Hear CEOs from different business backgrounds chat about bridging East and West innovation capabilities and market demands to innovate X factor in the industry.

Loredana Padurean
Associate Dean & Faculty Director for Action Learning,
Asia School of Business & International Faculty Fellow at MIT 

Moderator

Raja Teh Maimunah, Managing Director, Wholesale Banking,  AmBank Group
Panelist

Norhizam Ibrahim
Director, Advanced Technology and Research & Development Division, MIDA
Panelist

12.15am

Closing Remarks & End of Day ONE

Dato’ Azman Mahmud
CEO, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)

Puvanesan Subenthiran, Group CEO & Managing Director, Privasia
Panelist

02

CEO Agenda for the Digital Economy

The digital economy is set to go mainstream, making it critical for businesses to have competitive differentiation through new ways of thinking in their 'Future Enterprise' journey.

5th August

10.00am

Registration & Conference Countdown

10.15am

Introduction & Housekeeping

10.20am

CEO Agenda 2020 & Beyond: Building Malaysia #futureXenterprise

10.50am

The Cloud Behind E-Commerce for the Masses

Kenny Lim
Chief Technology Officer, 
AVM Cloud

11.25am

Industry Panel: Realising Your Future Enterprise

Hear from a panel of digital leaders as they share success stories and challenges in their digital journey of engineering X factor for their business.

Duncan Tan
Senior Research   Manager, IDC ASEAN
Moderator

Shah Yang Razalli, Head of Downstream Digital, PETRONAS
Panelist

12.15am

Closing Remarks & End of Day TWO

Sudev Bangah, Managing Director, IDC ASEAN

Lok Weng Lum, Marketing Lead,   Shopee
Panelist

Kang Yew Jin
Group Chief Technology Officer, Star Media Group
Panelist

Jeevan Rajoo
Country Head,

Tata Consultancy Services 
Panelist

Malik Murad Ali, IT Director, MYDIN

03

Disruptive Marketing in the Age of the Customer

Amplification is overrated. Today, consumers are at the forefront of marketing strategies, holding the power to drive market and trends.

6th August

10.00am

Registration & Conference Countdown

10.15am

Introduction & Housekeeping

10.20am

Disrupting Market by Redesigned Customer #Xperience

10.50am

Disrupt as Much as You Want. Will the Consumers Get It?

11.25am

Industry Panel: Standing Out From The Crowd

With so many choices and content out there, the only way to stand out is to disrupt the norm. Hear from a panel of industry marketers on their marketing cheat sheet in building customer trust in their brand

Allan Cheong
Client Partner, Customer Experience, 
Kantar

Moderator

Stephanie Caunter, Head of Marketing, ADA
Panelist

Eugene Lee, Regional Marketing Director (Asia), McDonald’s
Panelist

12.15am

Closing Remarks & End of Day THREE

Allan Cheong
Client Partner, Customer Experience, 
Kantar

Izra Izzuddin
Director of Marketing & Communications, TNG Digital

Ramesh Rajandran, Chief Marketing Officer, SEEK Asia
Panelist

04

Sustainability in the Age of Disruption

With the rapid shift of innovations that come with IR4.0, they are also putting greater stress on the Earth, its resources, industries and society.

7th August

10.00am

Registration & Conference Countdown

10.15am

Introduction & Housekeeping

10.20am

Future-Proofing Business by Balancing #innovationXsustainability

10.50am

PROTON's Sustainability in the Age of Disruption

11.25am

Industry Panel: Our Planet, Our Business

Hear from a panel of sustainability leaders in a discussion of insights on extending business lifespan, and finding opportunities amidst the speed of industrial revolution

Andrew Chan, Consulting and Sustainability & Climate Change Leader, PwC
Moderator

Luanne Sieh
Head, Group Sustainability, CIMB
Panelist

Loi Tuan Ee
Founder & Managing Director, The Holstein Milk Company
Panelist

12.15am

Closing Remarks & End of #cXo2020

Andrew Chan
Consulting and Sustainability & Climate Change Leader, PwC Malaysia

Rashyid Anwarudin
Head, Group Sustainability, Sime Darby Plantation
Panelist

Yusri Yusuf
Senior Director, Corporate Strategy & Risk Management, PROTON

Day One: 2nd December (Wednesday) 

Smart City

Smart Gov
Online / Digital Public Services
Internet of Things
Transportation
Public Safety
Education and Healthcare
Cybersecurity
Proptech

#eastXwest: Designing Society 5.0

#eastXwest: Gearing Towards Business 2021
Learn about the state of business in 2021, a year that will see a number of breakthroughs and digital transformation trends as businesses move beyond recovery and into a new digital phase.

Re-Engineering Security In The Next Normal
Listen to industry leaders as they weigh in on cybersecurity strategies, reevaluate your security models to create a culture of cyber resiliency and rewrite your security road maps to transform your business.

Empowering Future-Ready Youth
Develop digital competencies while involving digital-savvy youths in building societal resilience in today’s complex interdependent world.

BREAKOUT TRACKS

Day Two: 3rd December (Thursday) 

POWER PANELS

Retail

Customer Experience
Cloud & Online/ Digital Services
Data Analytics
Digital SMEs
Social Business
Collaboration & Performance
eCommerce
Marketing Automation

People

Enterprise Mobility
UC & Collaboration
Cloud
Data Security
Agile
IT Workflow
Performance Management
AI-Powered HCM

Financial

Fintech & Insurtech
Islamic Fintech
Blockchain
Automation
Digital Banking
Customer Experience
Security Penetration Test
Advanced Analytics & Sales CRM

Drone

Agriculture & Natural Resources
Asset Monitoring
Logistics & Fleet Management
Weather Forecasting
Defense & Emergency Response
Waste Management
Urban Planning
Disaster Management

Programmatic

Digital Audio
Connected TV/ OTT
Digital Out-Of-Home
Wearable Devices
Voice Advertising
Data-Powered Personalisation
Ad Creativity
CRM & Retargeting

Green

Cloud & Edge Computing
Smart Mobility
Smart Lighting & Metering
Solar Energy & Wind Power
3D Printing
Proptech
Internet of Things
Energy Saving Devices

Manufacturing

Robotic Process Automation
Artificial Intelligence
Asset Performance
Aerospace & Defense
Supply Chain Management
Shifting to B2B2C
Autonomous Vehicles
New Age ERP

Mobile Messaging Partner

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Customer Experience

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Online Fraud & Cybercrime

Digital Operations

The Smart Retail: Powering Nation’s Digital Economy is part of Star Media Group’s #digitalXdata Road to Malaysia 5.0 event series that is dedicated to enabling digitally-powered retail businesses to accelerate growth in the new Malaysia 5.0 digital economy, powered by disruptive technologies. 

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Power Panels

Women in Retail

This panel will be joined by powerful and like-minded women leaders to discuss the current ecosystem and business outlook, as well as to share their respective experiences, challenges, success stories and ultimately, how women can be a great force to drive the digital journey of the retail and services industry in powering the nation's digital economy.

What’s in Store for Retail in 2021?

Listen to senior business, policy-making and retail leaders as they uncover future business outlook and forecasts of the Malaysian retail and services industry, while getting down to how businesses can embrace the digital transformation and be fully prepared for the next chapter beyond the pandemic.

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Biz Owners, Technology, Digital, Analytics, Strategy, Transformation, Innovation, Digital/Marketing, Operations, Human Capital/HR, Finance/Purchasing, Customer Service/Experience, Supply Chain, Change Management 

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Arslan Ashraf 

NielsenIQ 

Punit Singh 

Head of Nielsen Operations Center, East Zone 

NielsenIQ 

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Chief Customer Happiness Officer 

Adam Geneave 

AirAsia

Chief Operating Officer 

Lin Zheng 

Ninja Van Malaysia 

CK Chong 

Group Chief Information Officer 

QSR Brands 

Yvonne Tan

Assistant News Editor

StarBiz

Alvin Gan 

Head of Technology Consulting  

KPMG in Malaysia 

Chief Marketing Officer 

Diana Boo 

Lazada Malaysia 

Surina Shukri 

Chief Executive Officer 

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation 

President 

Shirley Tay 

Malaysia Retail Chain Association 

Chief Executive Officer 

Geoff King  

The Food Purveyor 

Chief Executive Officer 

Shafie Shamsuddin 

AEON Retail  

Joan Yeoh 

Country Director 

Love, Bonito Malaysia  

Assistant Professor of Marketing, Asia School of Business & International Faculty Fellow at MIT 

Willem Smit 

Nishtha Narula 

Asia Pacific Strategic Partnerships 

Forter

Terabyte Partners

Knowledge Partners

YBhg. Datuk Seri Hj. Hasnol Zam Zam Bin Hj. Ahmad 

 Secretary General 

Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs 

Digital & Technology Director 

Janina Vriesekoop

HEINEKEN Malaysia 

Chief Executive Officer 

Amanda Sabri 

DAPAT Vista

Gigabyte Partners

Regional Head of Business Insights

Vittorio Furlan

ADA

Senior Solutions Director, 
Asia

Greg Armshaw

Brightcove

Chief Executive

Greg Harford

Retail NZ

E-Learning Partner

Co-Founder

Vivy Yusof

FashionValet & 
The dUCk Group

Anson Bailey

Head of Consumer & Retail - Asia Pacific

KPMG