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Rifan Kurnia
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Rifan is an Analytics & Data Science practitioner who is currently serving BukaLapak to build its Data Science capabilities in Indonesia. Having strong experience as well as educational background in Analytics and Data Management. He has helped various organization shape their Analytics practice across industries.

Senior Data Manager - BukaLapak,



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Johnson Poh has been a practicing data scientist for the past decade, with experience spanning across finance, consulting and government sectors. His current and prior professional appointments include being Head of Enterprise Artificial Intelligence at UOB Group, Head of Data Science / Practice Lead at DBS Bank, Chief Data Scientist, ASEAN Region at Booz Allen Hamilton as well as Head Data Science / Principal Data Scientist at Ministry of Defence, Singapore. He also serves as an adjunct faculty at Singapore Management University (SMU). Johnson completed his bachelor's degrees in Pure Mathematics, Statistics and Economics at University of California, Berkeley. He received his postgraduate degree in Statistics at Yale University.

Head Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Adjunct Professor - Big Data and Analytics - UOB



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Sudhir has around 18 years exposure in data analytics & business intelligence in web technology, digital marketing, online dotcoms, visual automation, market research & financial industries. A self professed tech gadget geek, an eFitness enthusiast & an avid fan of "healthy" food, Sudhir spends weekends running, reading/writing, and pursues business analytics courses via MIT, HBX, SMU & IIMB. His day job is transforming digital analytics & enabling smart visual data driven decisions in a UK based bank spanning 70 countries.

Senior Manager - Data Science & Marketing at Grab 



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George has more than 30 years of analytics experience, primarily in Financial Services. Initially in the UK with Experian and MBNA (now BoA); for the last 16 years in Asia, leading the regional 
consumer analytical teams at American Express, Citibank and HSBC. Within Financial Services, George has experience in the end-to-end customer lifecycle - using analytics to drive product design and pricing, sales and marketing effectiveness, risk optimisation, operations and 

Industry Expert 

Hong Kong


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Juan Intan Kanggrawan is the current Head of Data & Analytics at Jakarta Smart City. His key role is to fully utilize data to formulate public policy and to improve quality of public services. His main and foremost success metric is Jakarta citizen’s satisfaction towards government. Juan is currently working on several city-scale strategic analytics initiatives. He is actively analyzing complex, diverse and exciting urban data in daily basis: citizen complain/aspiration, transportation data from various sources, CCTV, global-regional-national Open Data, weather-flood-river bank, subsidy utilization for education & elderly, food commodities price elasticity, etc. He is also developing and aligning strategic partnership framework between Jakarta Smart City with other government agencies, business enterprises, research agencies and universities

Head of Data & Analytics - Jakarta Smart City



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Doan is currently leading the Data Analytics Group for Traveloka, the leading Southeast Asia online travel company that provides a wide range of travel needs in one platform. His main passion is to drive business results through the power of data science as it shown on his track records in 10+ years in the field of technology platforms, such as Revenue assurance, pricing, attrition management, multi-product adoption, and Growth hack. Together with his team, he also pioneered the first analytics institution within Indonesia telco industry.

Head of Data Analytics - Traveloka



Jiradett is currently the Deputy Director of Data Analytics Unit, Bank of Thailand. His background is in computer science specialized in Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance System (C4ISR). For the last decade, he has been working as a 
researcher in the defence domain. His research topic include Artificial Intelligence, Machine (Deep) Learning especially on Computer Vision, Data Analytics, Big Data, and Tactical Network.


Deputy Director of Data Unit at Bank of Thailand Former Director of Data Communication ( Defense Technology Institute) Ministry of Defense,



A Data Scientist not by academic, but by on job engagement as he started his career 18 years ago with a London-Based banking consulting firm providing services like Scoring Model Development and MIS Reporting Automation to Banks and Financial Institutions across the Asia Pacific region. He then spent the last 15 years of his career with various international and Indonesian banks bringing his wealth of knowledge implementing data driven decision making process within each organisation he has been with. Mr Piantono is currently the Division Head at the Sampoerna Financial Group responsible for Enterprise Risk, Data Analytics and Quality Control over their almost 300 branch networks across Indonesia

Head: Credit Control & Analytics Division - Sampoerna Financial Group



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Mr. Andy Waroma is the founder of Cloud Comrade, one of Asia's leading cloud consulting firms, and also represents European Cloud Alliance in Asia Pacific, focusing on promoting cloud innovations in the region. He has lived and worked in Singapore for more than 18 years. His first 11 years in the region was spent with SAP in various management positions. In SAP, Andy worked with SAP’s largest customers and partners around the Asia Pacific region. In 2014, Andy and his co-founder decided to set up a cloud consultancy and a cloud managed services company: Cloud Comrade. Over the years Cloud Comrade has become one of the preferred South East Asian multi-cloud implementation providers with more than 100 customers, and employees & projects in several ASEAN countries. Andy's passion is in technology, customer-centric solutions, and building a leading, Asian headquartered cloud company

Policy Advisor - Asia Pacific, European Cloud Alliance - Cloud Comrade



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Janani is currently the Applied Research Manager, AI at LinkedIn. She is a Data science engineer with 12 years of experience in software development, applied research, machine learning and algorithm engineering for large-scale data.

Applied Research Manager (Artificial Intelligence) - LinkedIn,



Sigrid is currently leading the data science and visualization team at SGX. She moved to Singapore 10 years ago to finish her PhD in Statistics, jointly conducted at A*STAR (GIS) and  Université Paris Sud. After her post doc, she decided to move to the private sector gaining experience in several industries, namely FMCG, Telco and Finance. Her current role is toestablish and grow the data science capability and team at SGX.

VP Head of Data Science & Visualisation - Singapore Exchange,



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Ahadi has worked as a software engineer for more than 20 years and as a banker for more than 15 years, especially in business banking, portfolio management, data management, and data analytics. His core specialties include data engineering, data science, machine learning, and big data analytics. He took part in several projects such as loan origination system,  portfolio management system, loan remedial & recovery system, enterprise data warehouse, and big data. His latest project, Big Data Implementation, had been done successfully and bring the company to the new world of data analytics. As a Head of Data Profiling and Analytics Group, Ahadi in charge of data profiling and analytics, including big data analytics, such as product recommendation, dormant prediction, customer segmentation, customer preferences, cross-selling & up-selling, value chain analysis, transaction alert, transaction reminder, customer matching analysis, and web crawling analysis.

Head of Data Analytics Group - PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk,



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Athiratt is currently running the Smart data team at FWD Life Insurance Thailand. His expertise lies within managing data science and engineering teams to transform business using AI / Machine-learning. He has experience in setting-up modern big data platform. He was based in Singapore for 7 years, spending his time working on both Life and Non-life business at Allianz SE Insurance Asia Pacific as Director of Data Science, as well as in Digital agencies to help improve marketing, sales, service, fraud using innovative data & AI solutions. At the time in Allianz, He and his team created data-driven innovation solutions that some of them had received top regional awards.

Senior Vice President - Smart data (Data Science, Engineering, Governance,Partnership) FWD Life Insurance,



Colonel (Electronic) Dr. Ir. Arwin Datumaya Wahyudi Sumari, S.T., M.T, IPM was inaugurated as 2nd Lieutenant Officer of Electronics Corps of the Indonesian Air Force from Indonesian Air Force Academy, Yogyakarta, and achieved Adi Makayasa Medal as Best of the Best Graduate as well Trophy for the Best Electronic Majoring graduate 1988-1991. He received S.T. degree in Artificial Neural Network, M.T. degree in Multi Agent System, and Doctor in Cognitive Artificial Intelligence from Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia. All degrees were achieved with Cum Laude. His research interests are Cognitive Artificial Intelligence for defense and security, cyberspace operations, social media operations, and information security. He is a Senior Researcher at Cognitive Artificial Intelligence Research Group (CAIRG) ITB. He has written more than 200 technical and general papers published in international and national journals, and is also keynote speaker/speaker as well as Steering Committee in several International Conferences. Colonel Dr. Arwin Sumari holds several professional competencies in Flight Simulator and Mobile Weather Radar as well as IPM engineer cerficate from the Institution of Engineers, Indonesia. Now he is a Senior Officer at Communication and Electronics Service, the Indonesian Air Force Headquarters, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Indonesia Air Force Headquarters and Senior Researcher - Cognitive Artificial Intelligence Research Group (CAIRG), Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia

Colonel Dr. Ir. Arwin Datumaya Wahyudi Sumari, S.T., M.T., IPM, Senior Officer (Communication and Electronic Service)

Karthicck Jayabal is currently the Technology Advisor - Solutions Architect (Data Science/Big Data/EPM/BI/Analytics) at CPM Consulting/BackOffice Associates, Singapore. He started his career in Business Intelligence (BI) / Analytics, currently focusing on Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Data Science-Big Data Solutions.He brings in a wealth of knowledge and experience in process improvements, spanning across various industries globally, through a history of successful implementations in Data Management, EPM solutions for Office of CFO - Planning, Budgeting, Forecasting, Consolidation, Profitability & Cost Management, Disclosure Management.

Technology Advisor   Solutions Architect (Data Science/Big Data/EPM/BI/Analytics) - BackOffice Associates I CPM Consulting, Singapore 


Jay Magdani is a part of the CleverTap Product Team. One of the earliest members of the CleverTap Product Team, Jay has seen and guided the product to generate multi-million dollars in revenue to date. Jay was an entrepreneur himself back in 2010, where he tried his hand in the manufacturing and retail space. He exited the venture in 2012, and moved to do his Masters in Business Administration.His inclination toward using data to make informed business decisions, coupled with a strong business acumen saw him pivot to building analytics products in B2B Enterprise startups. Jay has been building Data Science enabled capabilities in the B2B space over the past 5 years.

Product Management - CleverTap,



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Edmund has over 15 years of management experience with passion in marketing strategy, information technology, and human capital development with a motto of “Invest in People”. As the CTO at PT Teknologi Tujuh he is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects, data analytics and operations of the company.  He establishes a technological vision for an organization and leads the company's technological development. He is responsible for Overseas Recruitment from India and China to ensure high quality workforce and works with Executive Management to grow the company through the use of technological resources. Using an active and practical approach, directing all employees in IT, Data Analytics and Operation departments to attain the company’s strategic goals established in the company’s strategic plan.

Chief Technology Officer - PT Teknologi Tujuh Asia,



Kitman Cheung is the Analytics CTO for IBM Asia Pacific. Throughout his 17 year career with IBM, Kitman has focused his attention on analytics related technologies, and has served in many technical roles within development, product management, partner ecosystem and technical pre-sales organizations. In his current role, his responsibilities include working with key IBM customers in various industry segments to transform their information infrastructure for the Big Data and Analytics era.

Chief Technology Officer, Analytics, Asia Pacific - IBM,



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