asia-pacific

Vincent Low - Strategy and Business Development, Singapore

Vincent Low - Strategy and Business Development, Singapore

Vincent Low is the Director for Digital Media at Viacom International Media Networks. Based in Singapore, he helps lead the digital media strategy and oversees the development of new digital business and conceptualization of multi-platform engagement across Southeast Asia, Greater China and Korea. Vincent’s passion for digital convergence is best demonstrated with the successful launch of MTVMUSIC.SG and MTVMUSIC.MY, geo-targeted websites in Singapore and Malaysia that enable music fans to dive deep into MTV’s vault containing over 34,000 music videos on demand. - See more at: http://www.i-com.org/gs-san-sebastian-emr-board/#sthash.YDK5nswR.dpuf

Sean de Cuirteis - Regional Head of Digital, Red Fuse Communication, Hong Kong

Sean de Cuirteis - Regional Head of Digital, Red Fuse Communication, Hong Kong

Sean de Cuirteis is Regional Head of Digital With Red Fuse Communications, a WPP full service agency working with Colgate Palmolive. Red Fuse Communications was founded by MEC, Y&R and Wunderman; Sean works with all three networks across the r.0egion to help deliver digital for Colgate in Asia.

Based in Hong Kong Sean previously has worked with MEC and Havas Media. With fifteen years of media and advertising experience he has worked on Air France/KLM, Dell, Microsoft, Credit Suisse, Intel, ING Direct, Expedia, Barclays Capital, Marriott International and Colgate Palmolive. Sean has extensive experience on brand, direct response, search & social advertising across paid, owned and earned media channels.

Sean has a keen interest in maximising technology to efficiently deliver on advertiser objectives.

Rohit Dadwal - Managing Director (APAC), Mobile Marketing Association, Singapore

Rohit Dadwal - Managing Director (APAC), Mobile Marketing Association, Singapore

Rohit Dadwal is the Managing Director of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) Asia Pacific Limited. An enthusiastic evangelist of mobile marketing, Rohit also sits on the board of the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) and is an Advisor for the Internet and Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines (IMMAP) and IDBYTE.

A highly visible industry advocate with over 17 years of experience in the internet, digital and mobile spheres, Rohit has been instrumental in the MMA’s growth in the region, forging relationships with industry leaders and key stakeholders.

Prior to taking charge of MMA’s APAC activities, Rohit spent 9 years working with Microsoft as the Director of Platform and Mobile Services. In the past, Rohit has also worked with Bharti-British Telecom ISP services - India and with IPSII, an affiliate of VSNL, the largest internet service provider in India. - See more at: http://www.i-com.org/gs-san-sebastian-emr-board/#sthash.YDK5nswR.dpuf

Paul Dovas - Manager, Adatos, Australia

Paul Dovas - Manager, Adatos, Australia

Paul Dovas is Chief Executive Officer at Circulations Audit Board (CAB) and Chief Executive Officer at Audit Bureau of Circulations, Australia (ABC Australia) since August 2010. In these capacities, he is currently guiding the local media industry through the reformation of traditional print metrics to an expanded model which includes digital versions. Paul also sits on the Executive Board of the International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Certification (IFABC) where he serves in the WWW Standards Committee.

Paul joined the ABC and CAB in 1998, driving the delivery of new products and services for the digital era. As director of Audit Services, Paul successfully developed and launched new services including digital publication audits, web traffic audits and email newsletter audits.He has been involved in many digital measurement initiatives including IANA, IASH and several IAB Australia Sub-Committees.

Meg Lee - AVP, Content Management, Digital Media, PCCW, Hong Kong

Meg Lee - AVP, Content Management, Digital Media, PCCW, Hong Kong

Meg is the Strategic Marketing Director of Ying Interactive Marketing Services Limited. She's an expert who migrated from the printed editorial world into the digital marketing and social media in Hong Kong, China and Taiwan. She enjoys meeting professionals in different fields for life enrichment.

Meg has a Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) in Communication, Public Relations & Advertising from the Hong Kong Baptist University. She also has a Masters of Arts in Communications degree from the same university.

Masao Kakihara - SEA Research Lead, Google, Singapore

Masao Kakihara - SEA Research Lead, Google, Singapore

Masao Kakihara is Senior Research Manager at Google. Based in its Singapore office, he leads various marketing research projects ranging from audience behavior research to ad effectiveness measurement for the APAC region. He has 15+ year deep work experiences in marketing research and consumer insights for fast-moving business fields such as consumer electronics and online business.

Prior to joining Google, he was Researcher and Project Manager at Yahoo! JAPAN Research, the advanced research unit of Yahoo! Japan Corporation. Before that he was Associate Professor in Management Information Systems at Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan.

He holds BA in Economics from Kwansei Gakuin University and both MSc. and Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the London School of Economics. - See more at: http://www.i-com.org/gs-san-sebastian-emr-board/#sthash.YDK5nswR.dpuf

Lars Bjorge - Chief Digital Officer, PHD, Greater China

Lars Bjorge - Chief Digital Officer, PHD, Greater China

Lars has 18 years of marketing experience, the last 15 of them in digital. After launching and building Proximity BBDO and Tribal DDB in his native Norway, he came to China 4.5 years ago seeking new challenges. As Head of Digital Strategy at PHD China he is leading 6 teams of digital planners, as well as commercializing and deploying 5 OMG specialist digital units in search, social, mobile, programmatic and measurement/ analytics across PHD clients. - See more at: http://www.i-com.org/gs-san-sebastian-emr-board/#sthash.YDK5nswR.dpuf

Kenneth Kwok - Managing Director, Beehive Strategy, Hong Kong

Kenneth Kwok - Managing Director, Beehive Strategy, Hong Kong

Kenneth Kwok is the Founder of Beehive Strategy, Hong Kong Web Analytics Wednesday and Asia Digital Analytics Summit. Beehive Strategy provides digital strategy and consultation services in the Asia Pacific region. Kenneth is also the Chairman of Hong Kong Digital Analytics Association. Digital Analytics Association appointed him as their representative in Hong Kong in 2010.

Kenneth Kwok has over 12 years of digital experience. He started his career as a web designer and developed himself into a digital strategist. He spends most of his career with IBM managing ibm.com as well as providing consulting services that leverage his strong blend of design, development and management skills for IBM’s clients globally. Kenneth is certified in Google Web Analytics, Google Adwords as well as Yahoo! Web Analytics Consultant Network. He has many experiences using Google Analytics, Yahoo! Web Analytics, Coremetric, WebTrends and Omniture, among others.

James Hawkins - Chief Digital Officer, Dentsu Media APAC, Dentsu, Singapore

James Hawkins - Chief Digital Officer, Dentsu Media APAC, Dentsu, Singapore

James Hawkins is Managing Director at dentsu möbius, the regional performance agency n etwork offering end-to-end solutions across Asia. James became a part of the Dentsu Asia family in 2011 as Executive Director of Performance Marketing and worked with the network across APAC, which brought him 11 years of digital delivery of client objectives. His experience spans travel, finance, telco and retail verticals for blue chips and rising star companies. He spent 6 years based in London and over 5 years in Singapore. James first arrived in Singapore in 2007 from London to set up the Asian office of Performance Marketing agency dgm.

Working across search, display, mobile & social, James is regularly featured in the industry news, events and workshops always offering a no-nonsense approach to digital topics. A devoted family man, enthusiastic cook and keen golfer keep him out of mischief in his spare time.

James first arrived in Singapore in 2007 from London to set up the Asian office of Performance Marketing agency dgm. James' new role is Managing Director or dentsu mobius, the regional performance agency network offering end-to-end solutions across Asia. A devoted family man, enthusiastic cook and keen golfer keep him out of mischief in his spare time.

James Dutton - Regional Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Traffic Guard, Singapore

James Dutton is the Regional Managing Director, Asia Pacific of Traffic Guard.

Most recently, James was Managing Director APAC of Tech Mpire.

Previously, he was the Asia Pacific Managing Director at Resolution Media, an Omnicom Media Group company.


Based in Singapore, James has over 19 years’ experience in consulting and digital marketing, creating highly successful data driven and insightful digital campaign programmes for major brands across Asia, North America and Europe across leading digital agencies.

Prior to Resolution, James was the APAC Principal Consultant for POSSIBLE, a WPP digital agency leading a team of marketing consultants across digital disciplines including strategy, user experience and analytics.

James is a well-connected and respected digital marketing strategy consultant with a rare combination of analytical and creative strengths. He holds a degree and post-graduate diploma from Newcastle University where he studied Urban Planning. A foodie who loves his sous vide machine, James cooks regularly for his wife and energetic 2 young boys.

Haresh Khoobchandani - General Manager, Microsoft Business Solutions, Asia Pacific, Micosoft, Singapore

Haresh Khoobchandani - General Manager, Microsoft Business Solutions, Asia Pacific, Micosoft, Singapore

Haresh Khoobchandani is Chief Operating Officer at Microsoft Indonesia. In this enlarged role, he leads the company's Indonesia business across both the commercial and consumer businesses. With a strong track record in sales and marketing, Haresh is well placed to spearhead expansion in a market that represents one of the biggest growth opportunities in Asia Pacific for Microsoft. His previous role as the Chief Marketing Officer for the Consumer & Online business in APAC included oversight of Indonesia, which has provided him with keen insights on the challenges and opportunities unique to the market. Haresh has been with Microsoft since 1997, and has held several other leadership positions, across both Sales and Marketing functions, through the last 15 years in Microsoft.

Haresh holds several industry leadership and advisory positions in various organizations in Singapore. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the NUS MBA School and a certified coach.

Craig Harvey - Director of Knowledge, Universal-McCann, Hong Kong

Craig Harvey - Director of Knowledge, Universal-McCann,  Hong Kong

Craig is the Director for Insights and Planning at UM Hong Kong. Craig also oversees all research requests from client of UM Hong Kong. In addition, Craig directs proprietary UM research and leads UM’s proprietary consumer Curiosity Panel. The Panel is the largest custom agency of its kind measuring media preferences, habits and interests, across 80+ media touchpoints, significantly more than the 20 touchpoints used in traditional research.

Craig has 20 years experience in the media and research industry. Previously he worked for Starcom, CVSC-SOFRES and Publicis Groupe. Most recently, he was Asia Pacific Media Research Director at Synovate before eventually deciding to become a freelance consultant for clients including the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia (CASBAA) and UM. - See more at: http://www.i-com.org/gs-san-sebastian-emr-board/#sthash.YDK5nswR.dpuf

Christian Bartens - Director and Founder, Datalicious Pty Ltd, Australia

Christian Bartens - Director and Founder, Datalicious Pty Ltd, Australia

Christian Bartens is Director & Founder at Supertag Pty Ltd, Director & Founder at Datalicious Pty Ltd and Data & Analytics Expert Group Chair at Australian Direct Marketing Association (ADMA). As a data evangelist and pioneer in digital marketing and web analytics, Christian has spoken at various conferences about the power of data in optimising marketing communications. He works closely with leading industry bodies and solution providers and regularly gets invited to industry councils, customer advisory boards and beta testing programs to help shape industry best practice.

Christian Bartens is passionate about the power of data and how it can help shape effective marketing strategies. After having worked in digital marketing in Australia and overseas for many years, he established Datalicious, a new breed of agency that strives to makes data accessible to non-analysts and provides actionable insights to marketers.

Joanna Teo - Managing Consultant, Attribute Data Pte Ltd, Singapore

Joanna Teo - Managing Consultant, Attribute Data Pte Ltd, Singapore

Joanna Teo is Managing Consultant at Attribute Data Pte Ltd, a digital optimization consultancy that takes pride inproviding discerning, entrepreneurial business teams the thinking, craft and horsepower needed to fully embrace digital analytics and site personalization practices to drive incremental results, higher customer satisfaction, organizational learning, and business transformation. She is a T-shaped digital marketer with proven capabilities in optimizing the business performance (FMCG, High Tech, Travel, Government & Financial Industries) with the use of digital analytics. Prior to Attribute Data, Joanna held senior appointments as Head of Analytics at Mirum Singapore (XM Asia Pacific), Regional Head of Insights & Marketing Sciences at Dell and gathered a decade of digital analytics and optimization experiences at Ogilvyone Worldwide, Cisco Systems, Yahoo! and Valuair. Joanna is a member of the Web Analytics Association and has been with the I-COM board since 2011. She is currently based in Singapore.

Sharad Doshi - Global Head, eCommerce/Connected Commerce, Head North America, Insights & Analytics, Johnson & Johnson, USA

Sharad Doshi is theGlobal Head, eCommerce/Connected Commerce, Head North America, Insights & Analytics at Johnson & Johnson. As member of NA Commercial leadership team, he is also responsible for driving business growth and building worlds most beloved brands. 

Prior, he worked at Mars/Wrigley, Kraft Foods, P&G/Gillette, Nielsen and Citibank in several regional and global cross functional roles driving growth.