Speakers

  • Winnie Rebancos

    CIO, Coca-Cola (Philippines)

    As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, Winnie Rebancos spearheads the technology strategy of Coca-Cola in the Philippines, drawing on more than 15 years of industry experience and expertise. Recognised as a Legend CIO by the CIO200 across Asia Pacific – honoured in December 2020 by the Global CIO Forum – Winnie is widely recognised for her key contributions to technology, culture and new ways of working, underpinned by deep knowledge of cloud, artificial intelligence, analytics, cyber security, e-commerce and customer experience solutions. Aside from technology, Winnie is also a staunch supporter of women empowerment and leads the company’s advocacies on women and gender equality.

  • Supriya Rao Patwardhan

    CIO, DHL

    Drawing on more than 30 years of experience in IT, logistics and supply chain industries, Supriya Rao Patwardhan currently operates as Executive Vice President and Global Head of IT Services at DHL – a position she assumed in 2020. Since joining the organisation in 1994, Supriya has carried out a variety of roles within IT and the wider company, taking the lead in helping to bridge the technology-business divide. In her current role, Supriya oversees a team housing more than 5000 IT experts supporting all six divisions of Deutsche Post DHL across 220 countries and territories. Supriya – who was honoured during CIO50 ASEAN in 2020 – has lived in India, Singapore, Malaysia and Germany, enjoying an international outlook that matches DHL’s global presence.

  • Juliana Chua

    Regional Head of Digital Transformation, Essilor Group

    Twice inducted into CIO50 ASEAN – in 2019 and 2020 – Juliana Chua has worked with the industry's best names, from IBM, Nitto Denko and Spruson & Ferguson to A*Star, IPOS International and now Essilor Group. Juliana has launched two technology start-ups globally and has a background in innovation (Stanford, US), international business management (INSEAD); IP law (NUS Law) and computer science (Loughborough, UK). Beyond Singapore, Juliana has worked across markets in the US, China, Japan, India, UK, operating as an inventor of six patents / applications and designs for innovation in medical technologies. This is in addition to acquiring a diversified portfolio of experience serving various entities from start-ups, multinationals corporations to government agencies.

  • Jacqueline Teo

    Chief Digital Officer, HGC Global Communications

    As Chief Digital Officer of HGC Global Communications, Jacqueline Teo is responsible for technology and digital capabilities for customers and internal employees, spanning strategy, roadmap, architecture, delivery, support services as well as P&L accountabilities. During the past 25 years, Jacqueline has led significant technology transformations across large and complex organisations, holding several C-level positions globally in the telecommunications, media and entertainment industries. Jacqueline has been a key player in creating industry game-changers and shifting the paradigms for customers. Technological progress, ubiquitous access to technology and technology to improve our lives are her passions.

  • Michelle Wu

    CIO, Ingram Micro (Asia Pacific)

    As CIO and Executive Director of Asia Pacific at Ingram Micro, Singapore-based Michelle Wu is tasked with leading technical associates, driving business digital transformation and modernising infrastructure and operations, while deepening B2B engagements with vendors and e-commerce experience with customers regionally. Drawing on an enviable CV spanning executive roles in America, Middle East and Asia Pacific – Michelle currently leads a team of more than 145 technical associates across the region, shaped by a strategic list of agenda items. Prior to Ingram Micro, Michelle – who was honoured during CIO50 ASEAN in 2020 – spent almost 20 years in technical and management roles at General Electric, making a significant impact in helping businesses achieve growth objectives, productivity, performance improvements, and operational efficiency.

  • Vicki Batka

    Vice President of Partner Sales APJC, Cisco

    Vicki Batka took on the role of Managing Director of the APJ Partner Organisation in August 2016, leading a team that collaborates with more than 10,000 partners across the region. Vicki joined Cisco in November 2015 to run the APJ Data Center business. During Vicki’s 30-year career in IT, she has spent 28 years focused on channels and has held senior positions in management, sales and marketing for SAP, VMware, CA Technologies, Adobe, Toshiba and Network Associates.

  • Kathy Chen

    Vice President of Channel APJ, Citrix

    Following more than two decades of industry experience in Asia, Kathy Chen was honoured during the inaugural Women in ICT Awards (WIICTA) in 2020, celebrating female excellence within the ASEAN channel. In taking home the regional honours within the Achievement category, Kathy was recognised for a channel-centric career built on consistently delivering strategic excellence and innovation, following successful management roles at Microsoft, Cisco and Twitter, in addition to 3Com Networking Technology, Computer Associates and Digital Equipment Corporation. During this time, Kathy held different leadership roles from CEO to general manager of East China Region and general manager of Strategy Partner Ecosystem. Now leading the channel charge for Citrix at a regional level, Chen is tasked with driving ecosystem growth to enhance value offerings to partners.

  • Tian Beng Ng

    Senior Vice President & General Manager of Channels APJ, Dell Technologies

    Tian Beng Ng is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Channels across Asia Pacific and Japan at Dell Technologies. Based in Singapore, Tian Beng is responsible for sales efforts across all enterprise and commercial channel partners, including distributors, resellers and system integrators. Tian Beng is a Dell Technologies veteran having joined the business in 1998 as sales manager for large corporate accounts before holding multiple senior management roles at local and regional levels. Most recently, Tian Beng was Vice President and Managing Director of South Asia and Korea, holding responsibility for Dell’s overall business across both commercial and consumer customers in the region. Tian Beng was inducted into the Channel Asia Hall of Fame in 2019.