The Bridge Alliance CXO Forum provides an environment for Bridge Alliance members, partners and industry experts to discuss strategy, understand the latest trends in the industry and develop valuable business relationships, with takeaways they can act on.

Now in its 4th year, come celebrate with us our 15th anniversary as we take the chance to share with you our vision for the Bridge Alliance network and how we will get there.

*Please note that this is a by-invite-only event and invitations are non-transferrable.

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2 themes this 2019

Digital Transformation

A phenomenon affecting all industries.

How will the future of workplace be?
What are the opportunities for telcos in enabling the new digital work space?
How do we prepare for the future?

5G

Adding a new dimension to the Connected World.

For the full benefits of 5G to be realised, it is essential that a clear and coordinated strategy is put in place. That identifies opportunities and encourages partnerships and innovation.


Forum Agenda

*Subject to changes

0815

Registration

0900

Event Kick-off and Opening Remarks

Speaker: Mark Chong, Chairman, Bridge Alliance & Group CTO, Singtel

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: FUTURE OF WORK

0910

How to succeed in the Coordination Age. Opportunities to create value for the telecoms industry

Speaker: Philip Laidler, Partner and Consulting Director, STL Partners

0930

Panel Discussion - Future-Back View: Delight and Despair Over Disruption

Moderator: Philip Laidler, Partner and Consulting Director, STL Partners

Panelists: Mark Chong (Chairman Bridge Alliance & Group CTO, Singtel); Ernest Cu (President & CEO, Globe Telecom); Jamie Lin (President, Taiwan Mobile)

1010

Reshaping the Future of Corporate Technology: Building a Workforce Ready for Changes in Technology and Business

Speaker: Lalitha Biddulph, Managing Director, Head of Global Technology Infrastructure Asia Pacific, J.P. Morgan

1030

“Be” In Conversation: Co-creating the Future of Work

Interview Host: Ong Geok Chwee Bridge Alliance

(Bridge Alliance's Technology Partners Programme)

Panelist: Daniel Aw (Regional MD, Growth & Emerging Markets, Hewlett Packard Enterprise), Ian Chong (Head of Regional Mobile B2B, Samsung Electronics), William Hurley (Chief Marketing Officer, Syniverse)

1110

NETWORKING BREAK

1130

Engaging the Digital Consumer in the New Connected World

Speaker: Yuen Kuan Moon, CEO Consumer Singapore & Group Chief Digital Officer, Singtel

1150

Embedding Mobility in Digital Consumers' Lives

Speaker: Peter Maquera, SVP Enterprise Group, Globe Telecom

1210

Panel Discussion – Telcos Foray into Digital business

Moderator: Philip Laidler, Partner and Consulting Director, STL Partners

Panelists: Rob Sewell (Chief Digital & Transformation Officer, Maxis); Peter Maquera (SVP Enterprise Group, Globe Telecom); Robert P. Locascio (CEO & Founder, LivePerson); Goh Seow Eng (Managing Director, Home, Singtel)

1300

LUNCH BREAK

5G

1430

Macro View: Global 5G Deployments & Economic Trends

Speaker: Henry Calvert, Head of Future Networks, GSMA

1455

Taking urban transport to the next level with 5G

Speaker: Rodrigo Caetano, Global Business Development Manager, Scania

1520

Leading the Age of 5G Hyper-Innovation

Speaker: Dr. Changsoon Choi, Senior Director, SK Telecom

1545

5G Use-Case in Industry Transformation

Speaker: Harvey Wright, Head of 5G, Optus

1615

NETWORKING BREAK

1630

Panel Discussion – What potential new players and strategic alliances may emerge in a future 5G world? What new opportunities for industry are arising based on the 5G landscape that is emerging, and what challenges still remain?

Moderator: Philip Laidler, Partner and Consulting Director, STL Partners

Panelists: Harvey Wright (Optus); Dr. Changsoon Choi (SK Telecom); Rodrigo Caetano (Scania); Rob Tiffany (Vice President and Head of IoT Strategy, Ericsson); David Soldani (ICT Expert, CTO Office, Huawei)

1800

Networking Cocktails @ Caroline's Mansion - St Regis Singapore

2030

END OF FORUM

till we see you at the 4th Annual Bridge Alliance CXO Forum!

Questions?

Do reach out to the CXO Forum team at bridgecxo2019@gmail.com and we will be in touch shortly.