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Privacy-Enhancing Technology Summit Asia-Pacific
16 July, 2024
Singapore

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  • Author:

    Angela Xu

    Senior Privacy Counsel
    Google

    Angela is currently the APAC lead on Google’s Privacy Legal team. She started her career in the Singapore government with a focus on technology and privacy - later becoming one of the founding members of the Personal Data Protection Commission. Prior to Google, she held regional privacy positions at Uber and the Great Eastern insurance group.She is a privacy, data protection and data governance specialist with experience in privacy counselling, drafting regulatory guidelines, developing and implementing privacy programmes. She volunteers with AsiaDPO, a Singapore registered society for privacy and data protection professionals as a Management Committee member. 

    Angela Xu

    Senior Privacy Counsel
    Google

    Angela is currently the APAC lead on Google’s Privacy Legal team. She started her career in the Singapore government with a focus on technology and privacy - later becoming one of the founding members of the Personal Data Protection Commission. Prior to Google, she held regional privacy positions at Uber and the Great Eastern insurance group.She is a privacy, data protection and data governance specialist with experience in privacy counselling, drafting regulatory guidelines, developing and implementing privacy programmes. She volunteers with AsiaDPO, a Singapore registered society for privacy and data protection professionals as a Management Committee member. 

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    Asad Preuss-Dodhy

    Principal Data Anonymisation and Privacy Technologies Expert
    Roche Information Solutions

    Asad Preuss-Dodhy

    Principal Data Anonymisation and Privacy Technologies Expert
    Roche Information Solutions
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    Bryan Tan

    Senior Director, Global Privacy Program Management and Regional Privacy Officer, APAC
    ADP

    Bryan Tan

    Senior Director, Global Privacy Program Management and Regional Privacy Officer, APAC
    ADP
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    Chein Inn Lee

    Deputy Director, Development of Data Driven Tech
    IMDA

    Ms Lee Chein Inn is the Deputy Director, Development of Data Driven Tech of IMDA. Ms Lee and her team focus on leveraging emergent data-driven tech to enable data flow amongst businesses in Singapore. Some of the efforts include PET Sandbox, Trusted Data Sharing Framework for businesses and partnering industry on projects to support B2B data collaboration.

    Chein Inn Lee

    Deputy Director, Development of Data Driven Tech
    IMDA

    Ms Lee Chein Inn is the Deputy Director, Development of Data Driven Tech of IMDA. Ms Lee and her team focus on leveraging emergent data-driven tech to enable data flow amongst businesses in Singapore. Some of the efforts include PET Sandbox, Trusted Data Sharing Framework for businesses and partnering industry on projects to support B2B data collaboration.

  • Author:

    Darren Grayson Chng

    IAPP Asia Advisory Board Member

    Darren Grayson Chng

    IAPP Asia Advisory Board Member
  • Author:

    Dr Yap Ghim Eng

    Chapter Lead, Data Privacy Protection Capability Centre
    GovTech

    Dr Yap Ghim Eng

    Chapter Lead, Data Privacy Protection Capability Centre
    GovTech
  • Author:

    Kunal Guha

    Director of Privacy Partnerships APAC
    Google

    Kunal Guha

    Director of Privacy Partnerships APAC
    Google
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    Daryl Pereira

    APAC CISO
    Google

    Daryl Pereira

    APAC CISO
    Google
  • Author:

    Derek Ho

    Assistant General Counsel, Privacy and Data Protection
    Mastercard

    Derek Ho

    Assistant General Counsel, Privacy and Data Protection
    Mastercard
  • Author:

    Dr Bharat Saraf

    Director - Head, Privacy
    PhonePe

    Dr Bharat Saraf

    Director - Head, Privacy
    PhonePe
  • Author:

    Edmund Situmorang

    Chief Technology Officer
    Asian Bulk Logistics

    Over 15 years in senior management experience with passion in Strategy, Information Technology, and Human Capital Development with a motto of “Invest in People”.  Has been a speaker and Community Resource on Digital Transformation and Security, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence and has been invited to many International Leaders’ Summit to speak on Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Project Management and Digital Marketing.

    Has been studying abroad since early teens, graduated High School in the Philippines and finished his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and took on Master’s in Business at the age of 17. Worked in United States for 11 years as Programmer and Strategist, and enthusiastic about technology especially in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

    Edmund Situmorang

    Chief Technology Officer
    Asian Bulk Logistics

    Over 15 years in senior management experience with passion in Strategy, Information Technology, and Human Capital Development with a motto of “Invest in People”.  Has been a speaker and Community Resource on Digital Transformation and Security, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence and has been invited to many International Leaders’ Summit to speak on Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Project Management and Digital Marketing.

    Has been studying abroad since early teens, graduated High School in the Philippines and finished his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and took on Master’s in Business at the age of 17. Worked in United States for 11 years as Programmer and Strategist, and enthusiastic about technology especially in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

  • Author:

    Erick Aviles

    Privacy Lead for Korea, Japan, Australia and NZ
    Viatris

    Erick Aviles

    Privacy Lead for Korea, Japan, Australia and NZ
    Viatris
  • Author:

    Lawrence Wee

    Deputy Director
    Ministry of Health, Singapore

    Lawrence Wee

    Deputy Director
    Ministry of Health, Singapore
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    Professor Lam

    Associate Vice President, Strategy & Partnerships and Professor
    Nanyang Technological University

    Professor Lam

    Associate Vice President, Strategy & Partnerships and Professor
    Nanyang Technological University
  • Author:

    Rishi Ganiswaran

    Head of Legal (Technology) and Chief Privacy Officer
    Yinson

    Rishi Ganiswaran

    Head of Legal (Technology) and Chief Privacy Officer
    Yinson
  • Author:

    Tarun Samtani

    Privacy Program Director/DPO
    International SOS

    “Tarun is a Privacy Leader with a background in Data Security, Privacy and Data Protection. Formerly the Global Privacy Manager for Qantas Group that includes Qantas Airlines, Jetstar Airlines and Qantas Loyalty, Tarun brings over two decades of experience working in various industries such as Healthcare, Retail, Telecoms, Leisure, Airlines, E-commerce and Banking across global organisations.

    His specialisation includes operationalising Privacy, working with global Privacy legislations across 90+ countries building & leading progressive, pragmatic and sustainable Data Privacy programmes. With a strong business acumen, he has the ability to bridge the gap between technical, legal and regulatory landscapes.

    Tarun currently holds various certifications in Information Security and Data Privacy (ISC2 CISSP, ISACA CISM & IAPP CIPM). He is a member, Chapter Chair and Asia Advisory Board Member for IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals).

    Previously, he has also been the Advisory Board Member for Cybersecurity and Privacy startups. He has been interviewed by various UK publications including BBC and regularly addresses global audience at various international conferences.

     He can be reached on LinkedIn – https://uk.linkedin.com/in/tsamtani

     

    Tarun Samtani

    Privacy Program Director/DPO
    International SOS

    “Tarun is a Privacy Leader with a background in Data Security, Privacy and Data Protection. Formerly the Global Privacy Manager for Qantas Group that includes Qantas Airlines, Jetstar Airlines and Qantas Loyalty, Tarun brings over two decades of experience working in various industries such as Healthcare, Retail, Telecoms, Leisure, Airlines, E-commerce and Banking across global organisations.

    His specialisation includes operationalising Privacy, working with global Privacy legislations across 90+ countries building & leading progressive, pragmatic and sustainable Data Privacy programmes. With a strong business acumen, he has the ability to bridge the gap between technical, legal and regulatory landscapes.

    Tarun currently holds various certifications in Information Security and Data Privacy (ISC2 CISSP, ISACA CISM & IAPP CIPM). He is a member, Chapter Chair and Asia Advisory Board Member for IAPP (International Association of Privacy Professionals).

    Previously, he has also been the Advisory Board Member for Cybersecurity and Privacy startups. He has been interviewed by various UK publications including BBC and regularly addresses global audience at various international conferences.

     He can be reached on LinkedIn – https://uk.linkedin.com/in/tsamtani

     

  • Author:

    Dr Li Ang

    Head of AI Development, International Business Group
    Ant Group

    Dr. Li Ang is the Head of AI R&D at Ant's International Business Group (IBG). His team is responsible for developing innovative solutions to enhance IBG's broad spectrum of businesses such payment tech, embedded finance, FX and liquidity management. His team currently focuses on Privacy-Preserving Computation, AIGC/LLM-based customer engagement, and optimal decision making. Dr. Li has extensive experience in applying Operations Research techniques to various industrial settings, ranging from airline revenue management to seaport and airport operations control and to hospital resource allocation and disease screening. He has a Ph.D. from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering from Texas A&M University, and Master's and Bachelor's degrees from the National University of Singapore.

    Dr Li Ang

    Head of AI Development, International Business Group
    Ant Group

    Dr. Li Ang is the Head of AI R&D at Ant's International Business Group (IBG). His team is responsible for developing innovative solutions to enhance IBG's broad spectrum of businesses such payment tech, embedded finance, FX and liquidity management. His team currently focuses on Privacy-Preserving Computation, AIGC/LLM-based customer engagement, and optimal decision making. Dr. Li has extensive experience in applying Operations Research techniques to various industrial settings, ranging from airline revenue management to seaport and airport operations control and to hospital resource allocation and disease screening. He has a Ph.D. from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering from Texas A&M University, and Master's and Bachelor's degrees from the National University of Singapore.

  • Author:

    Mike Bursell

    Executive Director
    Confidential Computing Consortium

    Mike Bursell

    Executive Director
    Confidential Computing Consortium
  • Author:

    Bertrand Foing

    Founder & CEO
    Secretarium & Klave

    Bertrand Foing is the founder and CEO of Secretarium. He started his career in 2008 at Société Générale on the structured credit derivatives trading desk. He delivered both super-scalable, real-time solutions using tens of thousands of machines, and a series of high-performance tools for trading. Bertrand joined Société Générale’s Crypto and Blockchain Lab in 2014 and gained a deep understanding of trustless systems and privacy-enhancing technologies. He created Secretarium in 2016 to focus on privacy-preserving/confidential computing. With the help of the co-founder Cédric Wahl, they have achieved great success with major international institutions, and delivered an easy-to-adopt confidential computing platform, Klave, in 2023.

    Bertrand Foing

    Founder & CEO
    Secretarium & Klave

    Bertrand Foing is the founder and CEO of Secretarium. He started his career in 2008 at Société Générale on the structured credit derivatives trading desk. He delivered both super-scalable, real-time solutions using tens of thousands of machines, and a series of high-performance tools for trading. Bertrand joined Société Générale’s Crypto and Blockchain Lab in 2014 and gained a deep understanding of trustless systems and privacy-enhancing technologies. He created Secretarium in 2016 to focus on privacy-preserving/confidential computing. With the help of the co-founder Cédric Wahl, they have achieved great success with major international institutions, and delivered an easy-to-adopt confidential computing platform, Klave, in 2023.

  • Author:

    Jay Prakash

    CEO and Co-Founder
    Silence Laboratories

    Jay Prakash

    CEO and Co-Founder
    Silence Laboratories
  • Author:

    Mark Bundgaard

    Chief Product Officer
    Partisia

    Mark is the Chief Product Officer at Partisia, a pioneer and a world leader in commercial applications of Secure Multi-Party Computation (MPC). At Partisia we work on combining MPC with Blockchain technologies, aiming to set a new standard for digital infrastructures and secure privacy-preserving data sharing, private machine learning and quantum security.

    Mark is a Computer Scientist from Aarhus University, Denmark and has extensive experience in cloud-native architecture, infrastructure as code, and blockchain architecture. Before his current role, he worked on various projects and functions at Toit, TDC NET, Danske Bank, and Jyllands-Posten.

    Mark Bundgaard

    Chief Product Officer
    Partisia

    Mark is the Chief Product Officer at Partisia, a pioneer and a world leader in commercial applications of Secure Multi-Party Computation (MPC). At Partisia we work on combining MPC with Blockchain technologies, aiming to set a new standard for digital infrastructures and secure privacy-preserving data sharing, private machine learning and quantum security.

    Mark is a Computer Scientist from Aarhus University, Denmark and has extensive experience in cloud-native architecture, infrastructure as code, and blockchain architecture. Before his current role, he worked on various projects and functions at Toit, TDC NET, Danske Bank, and Jyllands-Posten.

  • Author:

    Adhiraj Saxena

    Senior manager, Development of Data-Driven Tech
    IMDA

    Adhiraj Saxena

    Senior manager, Development of Data-Driven Tech
    IMDA
  • Author:

    Ben Savage

    Senior Software Engineer
    Meta

    Ben Savage is a senior software engineer at Meta, having worked there for over 10 years. He currently represents Meta in the W3C, with a focus on advertising and privacy. He previously worked on Facebook Shops, Audience Network, Store Visit ads, and the advertising API. 

    Ben Savage

    Senior Software Engineer
    Meta

    Ben Savage is a senior software engineer at Meta, having worked there for over 10 years. He currently represents Meta in the W3C, with a focus on advertising and privacy. He previously worked on Facebook Shops, Audience Network, Store Visit ads, and the advertising API. 

  • Author:

    Elaine Chew

    Vice President, Group Data Protection Officer
    Frasers Property

    Elaine Chew

    Vice President, Group Data Protection Officer
    Frasers Property
  • Author:

    Vikas Desai

    Principal Architect
    Google

    Vikas Desai

    Principal Architect
    Google
  • Author:

    Chrystelle Widjaja

    Privacy Partnerships SEA
    Google

    Chrystelle Widjaja

    Privacy Partnerships SEA
    Google
  • Author:

    Scott Getchel

    Head of Product
    Vaultree

    Scott Getchel

    Head of Product
    Vaultree
  • Author:

    Nicholas New

    CEO
    Optalysys

    Nicholas New

    CEO
    Optalysys
  • Author:

    Melvin Toh, CIPM

    Senior Manager
    Deloitte & Touche Enterprise Risk Services Pte Ltd

    Melvin is a Senior Manager in Deloitte SEA’s Risk Advisory practice. As part of the Data & Privacy team, Melvin has spent the past 5 years leading and delivering services to various clients at local, regional, and global scales in data-related domains, particularly data privacy and protection, and serves as a subject matter expert to the other teams in the SEA practice.

    Within this evolving field, Melvin is constantly looking out for opportunities and new developments to assist clients in their data privacy and protection journeys, such as around the areas of Privacy Enhancing Technologies, and Privacy in Artificial Intelligence.

    He looks forward to connecting with fellow like-minded individuals who share his passion for these domains and hopes to inspire meaningful discussions and collaborations.

    Melvin Toh, CIPM

    Senior Manager
    Deloitte & Touche Enterprise Risk Services Pte Ltd

    Melvin is a Senior Manager in Deloitte SEA’s Risk Advisory practice. As part of the Data & Privacy team, Melvin has spent the past 5 years leading and delivering services to various clients at local, regional, and global scales in data-related domains, particularly data privacy and protection, and serves as a subject matter expert to the other teams in the SEA practice.

    Within this evolving field, Melvin is constantly looking out for opportunities and new developments to assist clients in their data privacy and protection journeys, such as around the areas of Privacy Enhancing Technologies, and Privacy in Artificial Intelligence.

    He looks forward to connecting with fellow like-minded individuals who share his passion for these domains and hopes to inspire meaningful discussions and collaborations.

  • Author:

    Mathias Glintborg

    VP Products
    Partisia Blockchain

    Mathias Glintborg

    VP Products
    Partisia Blockchain

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