Senior Business Leader, Digital Payments and Labs
Michael is an industry veteran of the mobile sector, and over the last 20 years has been developing next generation Mobile Internet services. At MasterCard, he is responsible for driving new initiatives in mobile payments, wallets and applications for mobile operators, financial institutions and retailers.
Michael first moved to Asia as Director for Market Development and Strategy for Amdocs, a market leader in software and services for service providers in the communications, media and entertainment industry. Working with customers such as Telstra, SingTel International and Axiata he was responsible for regional go to market strategy, solution sales and product innovation.
Prior to joining Amdocs, Michael was a founder member of Genie (a British Telecom venture that later became O2) where he was responsible for the management of countrywide and international level service roll-outs. During his time at O2, Michael was responsible for the product development of O2 Active, the company's flagship mobile data offering.
Michael began his career at publishers Reed Elsevier where he was responsible for executing the online strategy for some of their premium titles. He worked closely with Microsoft in the UK and USA, to help Reed become one of the world's leading electronic publishers.
Director of Sales and Business Development
Rohitjoined Sokrati about 4 years back and has managed several portfolios includingEnterprise and SaaS sales, Business Operations and Strategic Partnerships. Astartup geek at heart, Rohit has played a pivotal role in scaling up multipleventures including RosettaStone, The NCI CaTissue program, and now Sokrati.
Agraduate from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Rohit takes hiscompetitive running very seriously and has completed various full and halfmarathons across India.LinkedIn - http://www.linkedin.com/in/rohitkelkar"> style="font-family: open sans; color: #1155cc; background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial;">www.linkedin.com/in/rohitkelkar
Director of Business Improvement
Wine Connection Group
For 9 years now, Lukasz has been in the F&B and Retail Industry across 8 countries, working his way up from the bottom to Group Director level with initial steps in family retail business. In the last 4 years, he has been taking care of digital transformation, improvement projects through technology implementation in Wine Connection Group. Last year Lukasz was initiating and executing Omni-Channel Strategy and strategize successfully offline to online campaigns across group while implementing new eCommerce platform with fulfillment & logistic facilities across SEA. Today Wine Connection has it's presence in Retail, Food Beverage so as Food & Wine Delivery platforms, marketplaces and their eCommerce become 3rd fastest growing sales channel.
Head of Product Partnerships, India & Southeast Asia
Anuvrat Rao is the Head of Product Partnerships in India & Southeast Asia. He currently leads Google's Mobile web efforts in the region working with top partners on progressive web apps using modern web capabilities.
Prior to his current position, Anuvrat worked on Youtube APAC strategy running cross functional projects spanning content, marketing, sales, and product in the region. Prior to Google, Anuvrat was a strategy consultant with OC&C in London and holds Masters in Engineering, Economics & Management from Oxford University.
Head of Agency Sales - SEA
Hugo currently heads the programmatic advertising in Agency sector for South East Asia. Prior to Google, he was the programmatic lead at Rubicon Project in Paris, where he spent over 6 years in the early days of programmatic. Hugo is a pioneer in Programmatic advertising and had worked with leading global brands, as well as publishers to help put together deals that drove significant results for brands. He had also led several educational summits for advertisers and publishers that aimed to drive greater awareness in programmatic.
Tech In Asia
Passionate about web-based content, Annie enjoys discourse around tech innovations and entrepreneurship. Entrenched in the startup scene since 2013, Annie is dedicated to helping businesses understand the power of content marketing and how to wield communications effectively. Annie also helps companies reach their business objectives, one word at a time.