PIKOM to Host Leadership Summit This September

September 5, 2014 (Fri): PIKOM, the National ICT Association of Malaysia and the ‘Voice of the ICT Industry’, today announced the launch of its annual flagship event, PIKOM Leadership Summit is happening this 17 September 2014 at Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral. Themed ‘Breaching the New Frontiers in the Digital Age’, the Summit will feature a group of C-level speakers from MNCs to local corporations and is set to see a strong crowd of 250+ senior level decision makers. In conjunction, the annual ICT Strategic Review 2014/2015 with thought leadership articles from movers and shakers of the industry on the same theme would be unveiled at the event as well.

Coming to its 6th edition, PIKOM Leadership Summit has a strong speaker line-up and current topics. The 1-day program is packed with case studies from both multinationals and local companies. There is also a series of panel discussions feature only Chief Executives to deliberate on topics like changing of IT landscape in the digital age and journey of Digital Entrepreneurship. The key speakers include Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz (Senior Independent Non-Executive Chairman, AirAsia Berhad), Dato’ Dan E Khoo (Vice President—Strategy, MDeC), Goh Peng Ooi (Executive Chairman, Silverlake Group), Jason Lo (CEO, TuneTalk), Roshan Thiran (CEO, Leaderonomics), and many others.

Cheah Kok Hoong, the PIKOM Chairman urges Chief Executives in the country to take full advantage on this Summit to understand the emerging technology trend affecting businesses in the country as well as in the world. “This year, the Summit will see a gathering of C-level with great insights on what’s coming in the digital space. Moreover, the topics were carefully researched by PIKOM to ensure they are highly relevant to the current marketplace. Ultimately, through this Summit, we hope businesses in the country would realize the driving force of technology in this digital age and be ready to leverage on the next wave,” said Cheah.

Sponsors of the PIKOM Leadership Summit include MDeC, IBM, Fusionex, VMWare, Atos Worldline, Juniper, Telekom Malaysia, Epson, Hitachi Sunway Information System, Powerware, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft and Tata Consultancy Services.

Author: Terry KS

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