DATE: 4 APRIL 2024 | TIME: 4:00PM - 8:00PM | VENUE: KOMUNE LIVING & WELLNESS HOTEL, KUALA LUMPUR

LEADING IN THE NEXUS OF A.I. INNOVATION & BUILDING RESILIENCE

In an age where technology’s transformative power is redefining industries, SPARK’s unique annual tech trends and priorities study illuminates the critical crossroads where AI innovation and business resilience converge. This study unveils essential insights into the imperatives facing leaders in Southeast Asia’s digital landscape.

Join us at this forum, where we bring together top technology practitioners and thought leaders at the fore-front of technology innovation. Our power-packed panel of speakers will explore the transformative potential of A.I., massive leaps in enterprise data programmes, building greater agility and business resilience.

Digital Leaders today are pushed like never before, to challenge norms, spur greater innovation partnerships with business and ecosystem players and navigate the intricate interplay of AI innovation and business resilience. This year, our survey will cover 8 key areas that will shape digital transformation strategies for the next 1-2 years, centered on A.I. & Resilience, they include:

This year, our survey will cover 8 key areas that will shape digital transformation strategies for the next 1-2 years, they include:

Leadership & Change Management
Culture Transformation, Building Digital Skills, Human Capital Transformation.

Agile I.T Engineering
Agile processes, toolkits (cloud, DevOps, SRE), Reducing technical debt, etc.

Enterprise Data Management
Managing complex data silos, navigating data regulations in Asia, democratising access to data

Business Innovation in
Generative A.I
Improving A.I. readiness, driving business ROI from uses-cases in Gen A.I., Modernising legacy tech-stack to build toward A.I.

Cyber Risk
Management &
Resilience
Securing code by design, improving line-2 cyber risk communication & prioritisation, navigating the A.I. risk landscape.

Cloud Architecture Management
Streamlining and maximising ROI from multi-cloud operations; building an agile and modular cloud-stack for better business agility.

Digital Strategies for
Sustainability
Digital toolkits for sustainability driven partnerships, data sharing and joint innovation

Low-Code Citizen Development
Toolkits and processes to improve adoption of democratized digital development beyond I.T.

  • CIOs will be the first to discover top digital trends and investment priorities of more than 250 selected C-level executives from organisations across Singapore and Southeast Asia¬†
  • Benchmark your digital transformation strategies across industry peers
  • Gain deep insights into national-level digital readiness across key cities in Southeast Asia
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Leadership & Change Management
Culture Transformation, Building Digital Skills, Human Capital Transformation.

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Agile I.T. Engineering
Agile processes, toolkits (cloud, DevOps, SRE), Reducing technical debt, etc.

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Enterprise Data Management
Managing complex data silos, navigating data regulations in Asia, democratising access to data

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Business Innovation in Generative A.I
Improving A.I. readiness, driving business ROI from uses-cases in Gen A.I., Modernising legacy tech-stack to build toward A.I.

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Cyber Risk Management & Resilience
Securing code by design, improving line-2 cyber risk communication & prioritisation, navigating the A.I. risk landscape.

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Cloud Architecture Management
Streamlining and maximising ROI from multi-cloud operations; building an agile and modular cloud-stack for better business agility

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Digital Strategies for Sustainability
Digital toolkits for sustainability driven partnerships, data sharing and joint innovation

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Low-Code Citizen Development
Toolkits and processes to improve adoption of democratized digital development beyond I.T.

FORUM ACTIVITIES

Tech Trends and Priorities for 2024

Key findings from our 2023 Tech Trends Survey will offer insights into the latest trends which will have a big impact on businesses and tech leaders from the region for the next 1-2 years.

Views from technology experts

New advancements in technology tools that will help businesses unlock the full potential of data, cloud, emerging technologies, with emphasis on the right cybersecurity strategies.

Insights from industry practitioners

Leadership competencies, best practices and digital strategies needed to stay competitive, foster an innovation culture, while at the same time help tackle legacy transformation challenges.

FEATURED SPEAKERS

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DATUK MARK VICTOR ROZARIO

Board of Directors, Petronas, YTL Hospitality REIT and various

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Ts. MOHD ZABRI ADIL TALIB

Vice President of Cyber Security Responsive Services,
CyberSecurity Malaysia

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DR SEKAR JAGANATHAN

Chief Business Officer,
Kenanga Group

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NG MAY CHING

Chief Information Officer, Maxis

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CHRISTINE YONG

Head of Digital, ICT Division.
Tenaga Nasional Berhad

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MANSOOR AHMED

Country Head of Technology Malaysia GBS, Head of Transformation, Infrastructure & Cloud РFunctions, Standard Chartered Bank
(in-principle)

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SHANKAR KRISHNAN

Head of Information Security / CISO,
Boost Bank Berhad

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DERRICK LOI

General Manager, International Business, Digital Technologies, Ant Group
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KEVIN LIM

Head Of Enterprise Sales, APAC, Redis
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MANSOOR AHMED

Country Head of Technology Malaysia GBS, Head of Transformation, Infrastructure & Cloud РFunctions, Standard Chartered Bank
(in-principle)

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SHANKAR KRISHNAN

Head of Information Security / CISO,
Boost Bank Berhad

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DERRICK LOI

General Manager, International Business, Digital Technologies, Ant Group

More speakers to come…

SPARK will also be presenting the winners from Malaysia of the ASIA 200 Digital Leader Awards

MEET OUR ESTEEMED PANEL OF JUDGES

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MALIK MURAD ALI

Director of IT, Digital, HR and LPS,
Mydin Malaysia 

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DR SEKAR JAGANATHAN

Chief Business Officer,
Kenanga Group

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DATO DR AMIRUDIN ABDUL WAHAB

Chief Executive Officer, 
CyberSecurity Malaysia

AGENDA

By David Chin, CEO, SPARK 

By Datuk Mark Victor Rozario, Board of Directors, Petronas, YTL Hospitality REIT and various

  • Ts. Mohd Zabri Adil bin Talib, Vice President of Cyber Security Responsive Services, CyberSecurity Malaysia¬†
  • Shankar Krishnan, CISO | Group Head of Information Security, Boost Bank Berhad¬†
  • Dr. Sekar Jaganathan, Chief Business Officer, Kenanga Group

Moderator: David Chin, CEO, SPARK

By Kevin Lim, Head Of Enterprise Sales, APAC, Redis

By Derrick Loi, General Manager, International Business, Digital Technologies, Ant Group

  • Christine Yong, Head of Digital, Tenaga Nasional Berhad
  • Ng May Ching, Chief Information Officer, Maxis
  • Mansoor Ahmed, Country Head of Technology Malaysia GBS, Head of Transformation, Infrastructure & Cloud – Functions, Standard Chartered Bank

Moderator: David Chin, CEO, SPARK

PARTNERS

SPARK brings together a community of technology and business leaders from across Asia.