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ANCHOR EVENT OF BIG DATA WEEK ASIA 2016 ANNOUNCES NEW SPEAKERS
May 18, 2016 News

BIGIT Technology Malaysia 2016 has confirmed several additional speakers that will be part of the global forum taking place on 19 & 20 September 2016 at KLCC Convention Centre, Malaysia.

Joining our list of renowned speakers list includes Edward Ling, Country Sales Manager from Waze Malaysia;  Alex Twigg, Group Head of Services from Woolworths Limited Australia; Mark Gallagher, Managing Director from CMS Motor Trading (Grand Prix Motor Racing) UK; as well as the following:

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Dr. Toa CharmFounder and Chairperson BI & Big Data SIG, Hong Kong Computer Society Hong Kong 

Dr. Charm is a widely connected and reputable senior executive and information technology professional in Asia Pacific. He has more than 25 years of management experience from leading multinational and Chinese companies in Asia Pacific. He specialises in business intelligence (BI) and big data, financial technology (FinTech), digital and internet+ transformation, strategy, business models innovation, customer experience and loyalty, and internationalization for emerging enterprises

 

2

Dr. Emery Jou– Advisory Engineer, Institute for Information Industry Taiwan 

Dr. Emery Jou received his Masters in Computer Science from University of Texas, Austin, Texas and his Ph.D in Computer Science from University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland. He has been working for industry and academy over 20 years in USA and Europe. He is now an advisory engineer at the Institute for Information Industry in Taiwan. His primary research interests include IoT testbed, big data analytics, scene segment playback, key management systems (PKI), security product engineering (SSO), and application performance testing.

 

3

Richard Benjamins’– Group Director, BI and Big Data Telefonica Spain

Dr. V.R. (Richard) Benjamins is Group Director BI & Big Data at Telefonica, and is responsible for value creation for Telefonica’s businesses through big data. He works with global and local businesses on key big data use cases.  Richard is a frequent speaker on big data, BI and analytics events. He has published over 100 scientific articles about artificial intelligence, knowledge-based systems, semantic web. He is on advisory boards of several start-ups and international research projects

 

BIGIT Technology Malaysia 2016 is the Anchor Event for Big Data Week Asia 2016 and it is jointly organised by Olygen (under the brand BIGIT) and Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) – Malaysia’s government agency leading the national Big Data Analytics initiative.
With the aim to position Malaysia as the leading Big Data Analytics hub in the South East Asia region, this much-anticipated event features concurrent conferences 4th Big Data World Show and Data Security World Show, alongside the BIGIT Exhibition. This event is HRDF claimable.

Join us as we build this global platform for professional exchange of knowledge and skills, and gain some of these key benefits:

  • GATHER INSIGHTS and share knowledge on key aspects of Big Data Analytics and its business applications through dynamic panel discussions and keynote presentations.
  • UNDERSTAND the current development of Big Data and ICT trends at a national and regional capacity.
  • GAIN competitive edge by gaining theoretical and practical know-how in leveraging Big Data to increase operational efficiencies and drive revenue.
  • NETWORK opportunities with Senior Management personnel, Government agencies and Public & Private sectors of global Big Data and ICT users.
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