Acronis has appointed Patrick Pulvermueller (above) as Chief Executive Officer. He replaces Serguei Beloussov, who founded the company in 2003 and has served as CEO since 2013. Most recently President of the Partner Business at […]
Denmark-headquartered software-led telematics solutions provider Trackunit has set up a regional HQ in Singapore and offices in Australia and Japan to better serve its customers in the region. Focusing on the digitisation of the construction […]
Bill and Melinda Gates have pulled the plug on their 27-year marriage. In a tweet, they that they could no longer grow together as a couple. But, the couple will continue their philathrophic together at […]
IBM has appointed Martin Schroeter as Chief Executive Officer of the new independent managed infrastructure services business, which launches on January 15. The new company will focus on the management and modernisation of IT infrastructure […]
Samsung Electronics has appointed Sangho Jo as President and Chief Executive Officer for Southeast Asia (SEA) and Oceania. He is charged with maintaining Samsung’s leadership position and seizing long-term growth opportunities. “I look forward to […]
IBM has appointed former presidential economic advisor Gary D Cohn as Vice Chairman and member of its Executive Leadership Team. He will work with CEO Arvind Krishna and the IBM Executive Leadership Team on a […]
Akamai Technologies has appointed Parimal Pandya as Managing Director, Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ), in addition to his current role as Vice President of Media and Carrier Sales, Asia Pacific & Japan. In his new […]
Daon has opened its Southeast Asia office in Singapore and appointed Trilochan Sehgal as Regional Vice President, SEA. The new office and appointment highlight the importance of SEA and better position the company to respond […]
OpenSynergy, which providers embedded software products for the next generation of vehicles, has named Matthias Stumpf as its Vice President Sales.
Proofpoint has appointed Alex Lei as its Regional Leader for Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ).
It has not been a good week for Intel. AMD has surpassed Intel in share value while Intel’s 7nm manufacturing process has grabbed headlines for all the wrong reasons. Not to mention, the delay of its 10nm desktop CPUs for a year.
Ni: Seizing 5G and IoT opportunitiesZTE has appointed Ni Fei as President of Mobile Devices. Ni will continue to function as President of Nubia Technology, a position he has held since May 2019.
IBM has chosen Arvind Krishna to be its new Chief Executive Officer from April 6. The current Senior Vice President for Cloud and Cognitive Software will take over the reign from Virginia Rometty, who will remain as Executive Chairman of the Board and serve until her retirement at the end of the year.
Digital identity solution provider ForgeRock has appointed David Hope as Senior Vice President for Asia-Pacific and Japan.
LG Electronics has reshuffled its top leadership with the appointment of Brian Kwon as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Source: World Economic ForumFrom founding a startup to being part of the Indonesia cabinet, 35-year-old Nadiem Makarim has certainly come a long way. The Founder and CEO of ride-hailing and e-payment giant Gojek has announced his resignation from the company his started to join newly re-elected President Joko Widodo’s team.
Fujitsu Hong Kong has appointed Freddie Tang as General Manager of Sales. In his new role, Tang will oversee Fujitsu’s sales and go-to-market strategy in Hong Kong and Macau, including building relationships with strategic and enterprise customers, growing the customer base, developing new vertical markets, and optimising sales functions to achieve cost effectiveness and sales efficiency.
This year’s Computex in Taipei will kick off with a keynote address by AMD President and CEO Lisa Su at the Computex International Press Conference on May 27 at 10am.
Samsung Electronics HK (SEHK) has appointed Yiyin Zhao as its first female Managing Director. She was previously Vice President & Head of IT and Mobile Communication Business
By Edward Lim
It’s hard to let go when you’re one of the richest man in the world and leading one, if not the biggest, e-commerce company in the world. But, Jack Ma is a man of his word. A man who knows his time and a man who has shown what resilience is all about.
Fujitsu Hong Kong has appointed Leo Ng as Chief Executive Officer. An industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience in Greater China and Asia Pacific, Ng will chart the company’s direction and business strategy, steering the company on its transformation journey by supporting customers to embrace cutting edge technologies such as AI and IoT in the digital era.
The number is staggering even if the company is Amazon. Jeff Bezos has announced that Amazon Prime has more than 100 million members globally.
An Asean scholar disgruntled with his grades hacked his professor’s account to bump himself from B to A-. The Singapore Management University (SMU) student was soon found out and will be spending four months in prison reflecting on his folly.
The two keynote speakers are Dr David B Kirk, NVIDIA Fellow and inventor of more than 60 patents and patent applications relating to graphics design; and Dr Wanli Min, AI scientist of Alibaba Cloud, who will touch on A Revolutionary Road to Data Intelligence.
Besides these two, there are special guest-of-honour Chng Kai Fong, Managing Director of Singapore’s Economic Development Board, and a panel discussion on AI for the Future of Singapore Economy.
Appier has appointed Sean Chu as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) to lead its operations in Japan and Korea. Chu will help drive the company’s growth as it moves to create new AI platforms to help […]
Hong Kong-based NTT Com Asia, the East Asia headquarters of NTT Communications, has named Hideaki Ozaki as President and CEO, Theodoric Chan as Chief Commercial Officer and Mr. Taylor Man as Chief Technology Officer. The three […]
NVIDIA has named Raymond Teh as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Asia Pacific region. An IT veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Teh will lead the company’s APAC field sales […]
Harvard Business Review has included nine CEOs of IT companies among its Top 100 Best Performing CEOs in the world.
Slotting in among the top 50 are Cisco’s John Chambers (#2), Seagate Technology’s Stephen Luczo (#5), Canon’s Fujio Mitarai (#10), NVIDIA’s Jen-Hsun Huang (#29), and Hon Hai Precision Industry’s Terry Gou (#33).
The new study in the November issue of Harvard Business Review rated CEOs based on an 80-20 weighting between the company’s financial performance and its performance on environmental, social and governance criteria.
Adrian Jones is Symantec’s new Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific and Japan. He will be responsible for growing the company’s presence and market position across the region, in addition to leading business operations and business […]
Dr Paul E Jacobs, Chairman and CEO of Qualcomm, has been named the recipient of the 2014 GSMA Chairman’s Award. Established in 1995, the award recognises outstanding personal contribution to the growth and development of mobile communications around the world.
“This award recognises Paul’s long-term contribution, as well as that of Qualcomm, in delivering sustained innovation, ecosystem investment and a commitment to the convergence of technology standards for next-generation interoperability. The mobile industry has been a major beneficiary of his commitment to innovation and leadership, as have the billions of men and women around the world whose lives have been changed by mobile,” said Jon Fredrik, Chairman of GSMA.
Founded in 1985, Qualcomm has become one of the telecommunications industry’s greatest start-up success stories, pioneering some of the most significant innovations and technical developments and through its unique business model, heavily investing in R&D and broadly licensing its intellectual property to more than 250 companies across the industry.