Shanghai 28 June - 1 July 2017

Transforming Industries Summit

Conference Summit

The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Date & Time

Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017

14:00 - 17:30


SNIEC Hall W3 Auditorium B


This Summit is open to people holding Gold and VIP passes. All-Exhibition-Pass holders can upgrade their pass to attend this Summit by visiting our registration page.

Different industries worldwide are all on the cusp of a revolution. To remain competitive and stay ahead of the pack, those industries are facing increasing pressure to innovate. New technologies are offering not only to make the management of production work more effective, but work itself smarter. 

Progressive players in industries around the world are already embracing the technologies and benefits of mobility, digitalisation, IoT, Big Data/ Smart Data, Robotics, Cloud and Mobility. However, this explosion of interconnected technologies brings challenges that the industries are struggling to keep up with and many questions to be answered. 

The Transforming Industries Summit will gather a diverse group of industry players and technology enablers to talk about how the mega tech trends impact different industry groups and their global competitiveness.


14:00  – 14:10 Opening remark of Transforming Industries Summit

14:05 – 15:40   Part 1: Success in Industries Transformation 

  • Challenges in the path of transforming the industries
  • Navigating industries transformation
  • Operational performance, customer experience, business model
  • Technologies trends prediction and usage: mobility, digitalization, analytics, social media, embedded devices and etc. 
  • Value delivery and result measurement 

14:05 – 14:20 Towards Digital Business – The Transition Path of Telekom Indonesia

The transition strategy and path of Telecom Indonesia, the biggest telecom giant in ASEAN chooses to transform itself from traditional telecom operator into digital service provider.

Revolin Simulsyah, Executive General Manager Planning & Deployment Division, PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk 

14:20 – 14:40 Future of Payments

The world is in a time of significant change and the payments industry is no exception. This session will outline the principles to prepare for change and highlight examples of how Visa sees the future of payments around the world, from how we pay each other to how our connected devices will pay for us. 

Chris Boncimino, SVP, Head of Digital Solutions, Visa APAC 

14:40 – 15:00 Transforming the Business with Enterprise Communication 4.0 – How To Manage This?

  • Facing the truth of employee collaboration behavioral gaps in the office
  • Finding out the missing part of digital transformation before enabling mobile first
  • What is Enterprise Comm 4.0 and how it can help enterprises be truly agile

James Sha, General Manager – Acer Being Communication, Acer Inc.

15:00 – 15:20 Carrier-Grade DevOps promotes Operator Programmable Network Transformation

How to improve the efficiency of operation performance and increase the capability of new services innovation (MBB or URLLC) is the challenge when undergoing transformation. An agile concept and methodology which is DevOps could be introduced into Carrier-grade Telco Domain to help Operators facing the impact of service requirement transformation.

He Wei, Chief Architect, Operation, ZTE

15:20 – 15:40 The Digital Evolution of Dinosaurs

Younger generations of mobile and front-end developers tend to prefer working on more openly agile and flexible startups rather than on big enterprises. In this session you will see what transformations AXA are undergoing to stay competitive when attracting and retaining worldwide talent.

Raimon Rafols, Engineering Manager, AXA

15:40 – 16:00 Refreshment break

16:00- 17:30 Part 2: Best Practice Sharing with Different Industries

16:00 – 16:30 Transforming in Finance Industry 

For years, financial technology, or fintech, was one of the least sexy parts of the financial industry. Technology was almost seems as a necessary evil that enabled business, but didn’t drive it. This this has changed. In the last few years, from international payments to algorithmic trading, a new batch of start-ups threatens to disrupt the entire financial industry. Financial institutions, recognizing the trend, have engaged with fintech either through investments or internal innovation, but is it enough? And what will the future of fintech look like? Will asset-light fintech companies be able to disrupt one of the world’s oldest businesses?


Liudvikas Andriulis, CMO, Effortel

Vinod Nair, Partner, Delta Partners

Edith Yeung, General Partner, 500 Startups

Moderator: Lirui Ding, Senior Manager, Telecom, Media & Technology, KPMG LLP  

16:30 – 16:40 Carrier Hybrid Cloud Re-Shaping Digital Transformation of Industries

“Enterprise IT Consolidation” and “Digital Innovation” are two directions driving industries for digital transformation. Find out why Industry Cloud Services offered by Carriers with “A+X+Cloud” is key to success in enterprise digital transformation.

Sun Hui, Director of B2B Cloud, Carrier BG, Huawei

16:40 – 16:50 Application Driven, Cloud Leading the Future!

At present, the world is embracing digital transformation. Technology Innovation and Industry Application Innovation are the two driving forces for the digital transformation of industries. New industry applications drive technology developing, while new technologies trigger new business scenarios. Industry Cloud steps into “the second stage”, which means business operation instead of infrastructure build-up becomes the focus. A new role called “Cloud Operator” in the ecosystem will appear. Cloud Operator will create and develop new business model, which will help vertical industries and cities leverage cloud computing to transform business.

Wu Jian, Cloud VP, New H3C Group

16:50 – 17:30 Transforming in Marketing and Advertising Industry 

Technology has promoted tremendous changes in the marketing and advertising industry. In the meantime, the brands are facing the challenges to connect with customers through all the mobiles, tablets and laptops in real time and create campaigns that work across social media, display advertising and e-commerce. The session will discovery what the merge of the technology and marketing means for the marketers and brands? How it disrupted the marketing? And how the marketers need to be more savvy about technology, data, and analytics to realize a faster, more targeted and wilder covered campaign? 


Kasper Aakerlund, CEO, UM Hong Kong

Andrew Hogg, Regional GM North Asia, Tourism Australia

Jean-Baptiste Le Blan, Director of Marketing, Accor Hotels Greater China

Moderator: Auke Boersma, Managing Director APAC, Light Reaction

17.30 End of Transforming Industries Summit