Covid-19 has forced
us to change the way
we work and live.

Recently, remote working tools have seen a boom in demand with the need for social distancing. Communication, meetings, and events have gone virtual. People and organisations alike are now adapting to this new way of working and its challenges.

This online forum seek to discuss and share some user perspective insights, leading practices of remote working, the value and the rise of dependency in this technology.

Top In Tech: The New W.o.W (Way of Working) is brought to you by KPMG in Malaysia.

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Karamjit Singh

CEO,
Digital News Asia

Over the course of his career, Karamjit’s name has become synonymous with [email protected]

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He has come to be regarded by industry and peers as one of the nation’s most respected journalists and pundits and is frequently invited to speak or moderate at conferences and roundtables. Karamjit founded Digital News Asia with a vision that media should play its role as the Fourth Estate, and on the belief that timely, insightful and analytical coverage can help the tech ecosystem in South-East Asia, especially Malaysia, grow and develop.

Sharmini Ann Jacob

Executive Director,
People & Change Advisory,
KPMG in Malaysia

Sharmini Ann Jacob is an Executive Director with the People & Change Management Consulting Team, in KPMG Management and Risk Consulting Sdn. Bhd.

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Sharmini is a highly motivated, solution-oriented individual with more than about 22 years of work experience including 20 years of People & Change Advisory. In the course of her career, Sharmini has worked in various ASPAC countries including Malaysia, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Brunei, Indonesia, Thailand and India. Her experience cuts cross both the public and private sectors and across almost all industries including oil & gas, education, financial, etc. Sharmini has specialized skills in Talent Management, Succession Planning, Change Management, Training & Development, Organization Design, Performance Management, Human Resources including Compensation & Remuneration Structuring and HR Policies & Procedures; and Project Management.

Andre Sequerah

Managing Partner,
ScaleUp Malaysia

Andre has over 20 years experience in the Telco and Banking industry.Andre started in mobile network engineering where he spent the majority of his early career launching and developing mobile networks for Maxis and Ericsson.
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Venturing into the world of entrepreneurship, Andre launched Aexio in 2006 to address the gap in the market for engineering software focusing on mobile network Quality of Service. In 2010, Aexio was invested in by MAVCAP and subsequently the company was acquired in 2013. In 2018, Andre joined CIMB’s Fintech Division as a corporate innovator where he worked on bringing technology innovations to the bank. Andre has been coach and mentor at Cradle and Magic Academy, bringing his entrepreneurial insight to the problems that start-ups go through in their growth. Andre graduated from Imperial College, UK in 1996 having completed his degree in Information Systems Engineering.

Rohan Krishnalingam

Group Chief Digital &
Technology Officer,
RHB Banking Group

Rohan Krishnalingam was appointed as Group Chief Digital and Technology Officer on 1 August 2019. 

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He is responsible for the provision of accurate and timely technology and back-office operations and services support for the relevant business/functional units, develop the IT and Digital Strategy towards driving the implementation of Digital and IT transformation, lead the efforts on digitization of RHB Banking Group, and drive the adoption of [email protected] as part of the Group’s strategic focus to create a winning operating model.

Rohan was initially appointed as Group Chief Operations Officer of RHB Banking Group in January 2014, to drive Group-wide digital, technology and operations functions. Prior to this, he was a Senior Partner with a technology and management consulting firm. He has more than 20 years of experience with financial services organisations in designing and implementing large-scale transformation programmes, predominantly in areas of technology and operations. He has worked with various industries in Malaysia and the ASEAN region with strong technology delivery and programme management skills, especially in the implementation of large-scale technology and IT strategic planning. He has led major banking and financial services projects including the implementation of core banking systems, enterprise resource planning (“ERP”) and customer relationship management (“CRM”), IT transformation programmes, IT merger integration programmes and industry-wide payment systems.

Rohan holds a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Hons) from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Programme

4.45pm Audience Log-In
5.00pm Introduction by Moderator
5.05pm Talkshow Session
5.30pm Q&A Session
6.00pm Closing Remarks
6.15pm Talkshow Ends

Covid-19 has forced us to change the way we work and live.

Recently, remote working tools have seen a boom in demand with the need for social distancing. Communication, meetings, and events have gone virtual. People and organisations alike are now adapting to this new way of working and its challenges.

This online forum seek to discuss and share some user perspective insights, leading practices of remote working, the value and the rise of dependency in this technology.

Top In Tech: The New W.o.W (Way of Working) is brought to you by KPMG in Malaysia.

Watch Full Forum

Get inspired!

Karamjit
Singh

CEO,
Digital News Asia

Andre
Sequerah

Managing Partner,
ScaleUp Malaysia

Sharmini
Ann Jacob

Executive Director,
People & Change Advisory,
KPMG in Malaysia

Rohan
Krishnalingam

Group Chief Digital & Technology Officer,
RHB Banking Group

Programme

4.45pm Audience Log-In
5.00pm Introduction by Moderator
5.05pm Talkshow Session
5.30pm Q&A Session
6.00pm Closing Remarks
6.15pm Talkshow Ends