ADOBE EXPERIENCE FORUM THAILAND

8 May, 2018 | The Athenee Hotel Bangkok | #AdobeXF

Adobe Experience Forum

Conference Speakers

 

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Join thought leaders, experts, and local brands from around the region who are at the forefront of change. With inspiring keynotes you'll gain insights into the fast-moving world of digital marketing.
 

Chatri Sityodtong
Chatri Sityodtong

Founder, Chairman and CEO, ONE Championship


Chatri Sityodtong is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, Asia’s largest global sports media property in history with a broadcast to over 1.7 billion potential viewers across 136 countries around the world. ONE Championship is a celebration of Asia’s greatest cultural treasure, martial arts, and its deep-rooted Asian values of integrity, humility, kindness, honor, respect, courage, discipline, and compassion. Through the power of media and the magic of storytelling, ONE Championship is on a mission to unleash real life superheroes, celebrate values, ignite dreams, inspire nations, and change the world.

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Sityodtong is a self-made entrepreneur and lifelong martial artist from Thailand. His rags-to-riches life story has inspired millions around the world on BBC, CNN, Bloomberg TV, CNBC, Channel NewsAsia, and other major media. Most recently, Forbes selected Sityodtong as one of Asia’s next generation tycoons. Sityodtong was also named “Asia’s King of Martial Arts” by Financial Times, and the “3rd Most Powerful Person In Sports in Asia” by FOX Sports. He is a perennial keynote speaker at the world's top business conferences such as Forbes Global CEO Conference, Milken Institute Asia Summit, Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), CNBC Asia Business Leaders Awards, YPO Edge, Cannes Lions, Forbes Next Tycoons Conference, Asian Leadership Conference, and others. Sityodtong has also been featured as the cover story for magazines such as Inc, Esquire, Playboy, CEO, Wealth, Tatler, The Peak, MillionaireAsia, and more. Sityodtong is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at INSEAD, one of the world’s top business schools.

With over 30 years of martial arts experience as a student, a fighter, a teacher, and a coach, Sityodtong is a certified senior Muay Thai instructor under the legendary Kru Yodtong Senanan of the world-renowned Sityodtong Gym in Thailand. He also holds a Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Master Renzo Gracie.

Chatri Sityodtong holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Tufts University.

Sutirapan Sakkawatra
Sutirapan Sakkawatra

Executive Vice President, Head of Marketing, Siam Commercial Bank


Sutirapan Sakkawatra is an exceptional brand strategist with a strong marketing savvy and creative mind. Blending his excellent multitasking and interpersonal skills with an extensive experience leading multi-disciplinary teams in international corporations, Sutirapan Sakkawatra is well-versed in integrated marketing communications, both online and offline.

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Prior to joining Siam Commercial Bank, Sutirapan Sakkawatra has a vast experience in digital marketing and brand communications across the industries. He has an 8-year professional stint in adverting agencies at BBDO and Mullen Lowe in Bangkok, 4 years of experience in the telecommunication sector with DTAC, as well as 1.5-year working experience in the broadcasting business with Grammy PLC, before moving to banking & financial industry at SCB. He also holds a Master Degree from University of Bristol, United, Kingdom.

Sutirapan Sakkawatra seeks complex business challenges to devise and implement well-rounded corporate strategies at a management level.

Vincent Janssen
Vincent Janssen

Senior Online Marketing Manager, Hotels.com


Vincent Janssen is responsible for driving programmatic activities across APAC and EMEA at Hotels.com. This includes driving direct response display campaigns, app downloads and mobile-specific campaigns to increase mobile penetration across the business. He is also in-charge of end-to-end digital brand campaign management.

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Vincent holds a Master’s Degree in Marketing from the Rotterdam School of Management as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business Administration.

Besides his impressive marketing background, Vincent also has proven track record in his advertising and brand communications roles in Adidas and Hertz prior to joining Hotels.com.

Leroy Chua
Leroy Chua

Head of Media and Digital Management, BRAND’S Suntory International


Leroy joined BRAND’S Suntory, formerly known as Cerebos Pacific Limited in 2016. With more than a decade of experience, he leads BRAND’S Suntory’s media and digital transformation in Asia. Part of his remit includes customer and user experience across all touchpoints. Latest success is the website revamp in Asia, a partnership with Adobe to provide users with a personalized web experience.

Prior to joining BRAND’S Suntory, Leroy had stints in publishing and agency side. With the wealth of experience across industries, he has successfully helped brands with their digital strategy.


Sean Loiselle
Sean Loiselle

Enterprise and Partner Group Director, Thailand, Microsoft


Sean Loiselle is Enterprise and Partner Group Director, Microsoft Thailand. In the role, he is responsible for leading a team of sales and presales professionals in Microsoft's engagement of Enterprise customers in Thailand and partners working across all Microsoft solution areas.

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Sean has more than 25 years of experience in the Information Technology industry in Sales, Marketing, Professional Services and Product Development roles, including over 17 years based in Asia-Pacific. He has a solid track record in delivering strong business results with specific expertise in the areas of Sales and Sales Strategy, New Product Introduction and Channel Development.

Prior to Microsoft, he was managing director of Teradata Thailand.

Sean holds a Master of Science, Computer Information Systems from Boston University.

Supree Thongpetch
Supree Thongpetch

CEO and Co-Founder, Sirimedia Co., Ltd.

 


V. R. Srivatsan
V. R. Srivatsan

Managing Director, Southeast Asia, Adobe


“Always understand what customers need,” is Sri’s unwavering belief through his 26 years of leadership in the IT industry. An intuitive and visionary leader, Sri possesses an in-depth knowledge of the Southeast Asia and India markets, and is passionate in challenging the norm together with his team, to deliver the best possible experiences for customers.

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As the leader for Adobe SEA, Sri is driven by the exciting opportunities to make a meaningful impact on customers and employees, working with top brands across the region on their digital transformation towards an experience-led business.

Prior to joining Adobe, Sri was Managing Director for SAP in Malaysia, Vice President for South Asia region at Business Objects, and had also held several senior positions at Oracle.

Sri has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and a Master’s Degree in Industrial and Management Engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Sri is also a member of the Advisory Committee of the School of Informatics & IT at Temasek Polytechnic.

If Sri were not at Abobe, he would be traveling around the world and watching world-class sporting events. 

Follow Sri on Twitter:
@srivatsan31

Siva Ganeshanandan
Siva Ganeshanandan

Director, Adobe Experience Cloud, Asia Pacific, Adobe


“I’m the person who helps bridge the gap between the business objectives of marketing professionals and the increasingly amazing but confusing technology that has the potential to help them do their jobs more successfully than ever before.” explains Siva Ganeshanandan, Director,  Adobe Experience Cloud in Asia Pacific.

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Siva’s role at Adobe provides him with insights into how marketers are applying new technology to traditional techniques for results that drive their business growth. “Adobe’s marketing customers across Asia Pacific are engaged in some incredibly innovative digital and social marketing programs. Listening to our customer base and ensuring our technology and solutions are closely aligned to their needs is a constant inspiration.”
 
As part of his regional duties, Siva also leads Adobe’s industry specialist team that provides executive level consulting and digital roadmaps for Adobe’s most strategic customers.
 
Siva has fourteen years experience in the industry, eleven of these in Asia Pacific. He joined Adobe in 2011, having held senior roles for many years with companies including Interwoven, where after running APAC marketing, he led the regional Optimost business. He started his career with Cisco Systems in the UK before joining Mirror Image, the content delivery provider, in a role that brought him to Singapore.

Mathieu Hannouz
Mathieu Hannouz

Sr. Evangelist & Group Manager, Adobe Experience Cloud, Adobe


Mathieu Hannouz is on the Subject Matter Expert team at Adobe working on external evangelism and internal enablement for Adobe's Cross-Channel Communication Solutions. With more than 15 years of experience in technology and marketing, and a proven track record with C-level audiences, Mathieu helps marketers translate strategy into technology and fuses it into the DNA of marketing, practices, people, and culture. As a thought leader on cross-channel marketing strategies such as mobile, loyalty, and online-offline, he also provides input on product strategy and roadmap development.
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Mathieu holds a Master's degree in Information Technology from Universite de Rennes 1 (France) and a Master's Degree in Sales & Marketing from ICSV - CNAM in Paris (France).
 
Mathieu is based in Boston - Massachusetts and can be reached through twitter and email.

Michael Stoddart
Michael Stoddart

Director, Market Development, Asia Pacific, Adobe


Michael Stoddart leads a Market Development & Evangelism team for Adobe in Asia Pacific, supporting Adobe's enterprise customers as they undertake digital content transformation. Michael's longevity, industry knowledge and strategic vision have built significant awareness in the business and creative communities.

Kenneth Chow
Kenneth Chow

DSP Group Director, Southeast Asia, Adobe Advertising Cloud, Adobe


Kenneth Chow is Group Director for Southeast Asia at Adobe Advertising Cloud, managing the growth and strategy for the DSP business, formerly known as TubeMogul, an industry leading technology platform focused on cross-channel programmatic buying.
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Originally from Toronto, Canada, Kenneth has been with the Adobe Advertising Cloud since 2013 where he managed and grew the Sales and Client Services efforts. Tapping into his passion for data-based decision making and being at the fore-front of Programmatic technology, he’s consulted top brands and agencies looking to adopt and incorporate technology into their digital business, with the aim of achieving greater efficiencies and driving ROI.
 
Leveraging this experience and seeing the tremendous growth opportunity in Asia, he packed his bags and moved to Singapore in early 2016 to help continue growing the footprint of programmatic advertising in Asia.

He joins a team of passionate professionals, who he’s already learned so much from, and looks forward to hearing your thoughts and opinions on how technology and digital transformation are helping brands identify their audiences to improve ad relevancy and measurement.

Let’s chat.

Chak Ming Fai
Chak Ming Fai

Head of Solution Consulting, Southeast Asia, Adobe


Chak Ming Fai is the Head of Solution Consulting for Adobe South-East Asia. He advises customers on the adoption of Digital Marketing and Digital Media solutions.

Prior to that, Chak headed the Adobe mobile consulting practice in APAC and Japan, working with operators to develop content services based on Adobe’s mobile solutions.
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Chak’s previous roles in Adobe were in technical presales and consulting in South-East Asia, where he gained an extensive knowledge of Adobe’s products and solutions.
 
Before joining Adobe, he was with Microsoft Singapore, handling business development and content operations for MSN. He has also had technical field sales experience in IBM and running his own Web design startup.

Chak graduated from the National University of Singapore with a degree in Computer Science.

Padmini Pandya
Padmini Pandya

Principal Digital Strategist, Asia Pacific, Adobe


Padmini sits at the intersection of organisational psychology, business strategy and digital transformation.
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She holds 4 degrees and marrying over a decade of experience as a corporate strategist, management consultant and entrepreneur with organisational behaviour, industrial psychology, corporate innovation, business development, M&A, organisational transformation, post-merger integration, change management and strategic expansion of MNCs.

She has spoken at SXSW and regularly speaks at regional conferences, professional events and universities regarding digital & organizational transformation, business strategy, talent development and organisational design.

Hiro Awanohara
Hiro Awanohara

Sr. Product Manager & Regional Evangelist, Adobe


Hiro Awanohara has worked with Adobe’s strategic / leading customers as a Consultant and Solution Consultant in the US and Japan since joining Adobe in 2010.
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Leveraging his background as a marketer who has worked on driving strategy and execution for a variety of brands, Hiro has a proven track record in helping brands transform how they engage with their customers through the use of content, data and technology.

Currently based in Tokyo, Hiro will transition to Singapore office to support the broader JAPAC region.

Mark Szulc
Mark Szulc

Principal Solution Consultant, Asia Pacific, Adobe


Mark Szulc, Principal Solution Consultant, Asia Pacific, works with Adobe's leading customers & partners as they take advantage of Digital Marketing. He has more than twenty years of experience assisting large organisations increase their market share, improve operational efficiencies, automate processes and drive revenue growth.
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Specialising in digital experiences, he has held various positions from creating some of Australia & New Zealand’s first online web presences, working on the leading magazine publications, to managing development teams, system admin and consultancy services.

Aside from being an evangelist for Adobe’s solutions & technologies, Mark can be found blogging  at www.markszulc.com, exploring the world or tinkering with technology.

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What is Adobe Experience Cloud?

Adobe Experience Cloud gives you access to an integrated set of solutions to build campaigns, manage your advertising, and gain deep intelligence about your business. And it’s all unified through powerful core services that give you access to your customer profiles, centralized assets, powerful tagging, and an ecosystem of partners and developers to extend the value of all the solutions. It’s everything you need to orchestrate a great customer experience.
  

 
Adobe Advertising Cloud
Meet the future of cross-channel video, display, search, and social ad delivery.
 
 
Adobe Analytics Cloud
Data and analytics no longer just inform — they now predict.
 
 
Adobe Marketing Cloud
Give customers personal and relevant experiences across all marketing channels.