The Launch Event


Danny Ong

ASEAN Director, Tech Research Asia

In any leadership role, your number one job is your people. This phrase has guided Danny throughout his professional career. The same phrase that inspired Danny to embark on the journey as Tech Research Asia’s ASEAN Director.

Danny helps technology clients succeed in Asia Pacific. 16+ years with Microsoft has given Danny an extensive experience across Asia Pacific; he has managed a regional P&L, as well as in-country management experience having lived and worked in Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore. In his most recent role, Danny was the Marketing & Operations Director for Microsoft Malaysia with a US$250M P&L responsibility.

Mark Iles

Executive Consultant and industry Analyst, Tech Research Asia

Iles is an Industry Analyst with the Advisory and Consulting organisation Tech Research Asia. Previously he spent 25 years in the Software, IT and Telecommunications industry. He focuses on emerging technology trends and their impact on the traditional vendor-partner-customer relationships and how to evolve their go-to-market strategies.

James Henderson

Editorial Director, Channel Asia

As Channel Division Editor, James oversees the editorial direction of ARN in Australia, Channel Asia in Singapore and Reseller News in New Zealand.

Susan Searle

President and Publisher, Channel Asia

Susan Searle is president and publisher of the channel division of IDG Communications, running ARN in Australia, Channel Asia in Singapore, and Reseller News in New Zealand. She has been in IT media with for over 30 years and has launched industry must-attend events like the ARN and Reseller News Innovation Awards, WIICTA (Women in ICT Awards), The Industry Hall of Fame in Australia and NZ, Emerging Leaders, EDGE conference.

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The Launch Event


Thursday, 10th May 2018 2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.


Grand Hyatt Singapore 10 Scotts Rd, Singapore SG Singapore

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