DWEN 2019
 
 
Marita Abraham
Chief Marketing Officer
Zilingo

Marita Abraham is the Chief Marketing Officer of Zilingo and is one of the founding team members of the company. In her role, she leads the growth and retention strategy across Zilingo’s businesses, both B2C & B2B.

Marita lives and breathes Zilingo and adopts a “get things done” approach to life; constantly thinking about what’s next for the company and strategizing on growth and brand across Zilingo’s businesses. She is also an advocate of young leadership and makes it a point to mentor teams and new leaders as a part of her day-to-day. Marita hopes to see Zilingo evolve into a single, all-encompassing platform for retail, touching customers and businesses globally across the entire supply chain.

A well-known fact about her: she loves food and cocktails (read: bar hopping). Lesser known fact: she writes poetry and travelogues in her free time.

Before Zilingo, Marita worked at Zomato, building up her expertise in sales and marketing in various managerial roles. She has experience managing a diverse portfolio across marketing, PR, branding, content production, analytics, and more. Marita holds a B.A. Honours in Economics from St. Stephen’s College.

 
Jennifer Allison
Vice President, Global Products & Operations Communications, Dell Technologies
Dell

Jennifer leads the global communications team for Dell Products & Operations Group. She is responsible for all elements of internal and external communications for the Client Solutions (PC) business and Infrastructure Solutions (Enterprise) business, as well as Dell’s leadership in supply chain and social and environmental responsibility. This includes defining the communication strategy, media, employee and influencer relations and executive communication.

She previously reported to Dell’s Executive Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer and was responsible for driving sustainability across Dell’s supply chain, leading the team to ensure a diverse, resilient and responsible value chain. This includes all internal and external initiatives related to social and environmental responsibility; supply chain resilience, compliance and sustainability and; supplier diversity. This work drives competitive advantage for Dell, supports customer requirements, and maintains regulatory compliance as well as promoting the brand.

Jennifer has more than 20 years of experience in a broad set of roles including executive and employee communication, public relations and operations. She began her career with the International Apparel Mart and World Trade Center before joining Samsung and later, Publicis Dialog.

She joined Dell in 2006 and has held a number of strategic roles, including leading executive and internal communication programs and serving as chief of staff for Dell’s Vice Chairman. Jennifer serves on the Responsible Business Alliance board. She served for three years on the Women’s Business Council Southwest Board, the WBCS nomination committee and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council’s (WBENC) global services committee, helping women-owned businesses grow and scale.

Jennifer lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and two Australian Shepherds. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering, mentoring others and traveling.

 
Sherry Boger
Vice President within Intel’s Product Development Group, and General Manager of Operations for the Infrastructure and Platform Solutions Group
Intel Corporation

Sherry S. Boger is vice president in the Infrastructure and Platform Solutions Group (IPSG), a large employee team at Intel Corporation, and general manager of IPSG Operations. She is responsible for managing IPSG’s resources, critical product life cycle planning, and the execution of the division’s strategic plans to fundamentally ensure the successful delivery of Intel’s products. Her team is also responsible for driving Intel’s Diversity and Inclusion initiative within IPSG.

Sherry has held leadership positions around the world, in various engineering-related positions. She joined Intel in 1993 and spent most of her Intel career in wafer fabrication before moving to the company’s Assembly and Test Manufacturing organization in 2009. Her prior leadership positions include over five years as general manager of Intel Products Vietnam overseeing the digital production ramp of Intel’s assembly and test facility in Ho Chi Minh City and three years managing Intel’s factory in Chengdu, China, where she was responsible for high-volume chipset operations. Earlier in her Intel career, Boger was factory manager for IM Flash Singapore, a joint venture formed by Intel and Micron Technology to produce NAND flash memory products.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering technology from the Oregon Institute of Technology.

 
Karinne Brannigan
Senior Vice President - Marketing, Asia Pacific and Japan
Dell Technologies

Karinne Brannigan is Senior Vice President (CMO) for Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ) at Dell Technologies. Her responsibilities cover marketing strategy across all businesses to business routes to market.

Since joining EMC in 2012 as Marketing & Sales Productivity Director for Australia and New Zealand, she served a more regional role as Vice President of Marketing before moving into her current position with Dell Technologies. She is also a member of the Senior Leadership Team in APJ as well as globally in the company.

Previously, Karinne held senior marketing positions with industry players such as Symantec and Veritas. A passionate believer that you should actively involve yourself in causes that make a difference, she’s also served on the Board of an Australian Charity.

Karinne’s greatest strengths are her drive, continued focus on leadership improvement and ability to drive organizational culture and transformation. In her work, at first EMC and now Dell Technologies, she takes the most pride in inspiring her teams and her ability to transform and lead innovative marketing across the company’s full portfolio of products and solutions.

Karinne holds qualifications in Business and Hospitality, which is probably why she’s always up for a great recommendation of the most cool and creative restaurant in any city she visits.

Find her on Twitter at @karbrann and LinkedIn.

 
Meghan E. Butler
Contributing Writer

Meghan E. Butler is on a mission to create a more emotionally intelligent world by helping people make real-time connections that matter. She counsels the C-suite and other organizational leaders on internalizing the emotional intelligence framework and deploying it across their teams. She wrote a column at Inc. Magazine, and contributes to Fast Company, Thrive Global, The Muse, and Rhapsody Magazine for United Airlines, among others. She is a co-founder and partner at Frame+Function, a communications consultancy, and is an emotional intelligence development coach, certified by MHS Systems to administer and coach to the EQ-i 2.0 and EQ-i 360 psychometric assessments.

 
Roberta Chang
Partner
Hogan Lovells

For as long as Roberta Chang can remember, her bedtime reading since law school has been the Internal Revenue Code book or some paper on tax planning. Roberta is business minded and truly enjoys navigating through the maze of tax laws. She understands the business and legal complexities of international taxation and helps multinational clients develop sophisticated tax strategies for international operations and transactions.

Roberta works with corporations to develop tax efficient strategies for their investments into China. She also works with high net-worth families with respect to international tax and estate planning. Besides tax, Roberta also covers a wide waterfront of foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances as well as regulatory advice for sectors such as venture capital, real estate, financial institutions, life sciences and insurance.

 
Eddie Chau
Angel Investor and Entrepreneur
TNF Ventures
Eddie has great passion in turning raw IPs/ideas into business opportunities. Based on his hands-on experience in founding startup to exit, he is helping various companies to grow at different phases.
 
Sarah Chen
Strategy Executive, Investor & Entrepreneur Principal, FedTech & Co-Founder & Managing Partner
The Billion Dollar Fund for Women

Sarah’s leadership career spans across venture capital and innovation, in both emerging markets in Asia and the United States. Currently, as a Principal at FedTech, she focuses on bridging the gap between venture and deep tech, inspired to commercialize great innovations developed across DoD, NASA and other laboratories. She is also Co-Founder of The Billion Dollar Fund for Women, a global consortium of venture funds mobilizing $1Bn towards women-founded companies.

Prior to FedTech, she pioneered a corporate venture capital unit within the $13Bn publicly traded Asian conglomerate, Sime Darby, investing in later-stage biotechnology companies. Since then, she has been at the forefront of multi-million cross border investments, including a $30Mn deal signing, witnessed by former President Obama. She was integral in structuring and executing commercialization plans for her portfolio companies, from project financing to market opportunities across Southeast Asia.

On a mission to see more women in the frontline, she sits on multiple boards including 131 & counting, a bipartisan effort backed by among others, Bloomberg Government and Holland & Knight to fete the unprecedented number of women serving in the House and Senate in the United States; and Lean In Malaysia, which she co-founded, a platform accelerating women into leadership, recognized as the voice of credibility for professional women issues in Muslim-majority, Malaysia.

Named Forbes 30 Under 30, she is a recognized speaker, commentator, and advisor on venture capital, innovation, and women in leadership, having been featured among others on Der Spiegel, the Wall Street Journal and at the United Nations. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Laws, LL.B (Hons.) from King’s College London. A proud Malaysian, she spends her time between US- Asia.

 
Cathi Coan
President & CEO
Techway Services

Cathi Coan, president and CEO of Techway Services, Inc., founded her technology asset recycling and recovery business in 2004 with limited capital and experience. Today, she runs a global business that continues to expand and evolve. “When I became a supplier to Dell in 2006, I had five employees. Since then, Dell has helped me build my business. Today, we have more than 50 employees, and we have expanded from a local company to a multinational corporation serving many of the Fortune 50.” Coan first encountered Dell after they gave her a significant contract through its supplier diversity program.

 
Erik Day
Vice President & General Manager, North America Small Business
Dell Technologies

Erik Day has been at Dell for over 19 years. During this tenure, Erik has held multiple sales, merchandising, operations and marketing leadership roles both domestically and internationally. As Vice President of Small Business, Erik’s goal is to advocate for small business across the globe and ensure they are receiving the IT necessary to help their businesses grow and thrive.

He believes that Small Business is the growth engine of the global economy and that technology will help them achieve their goals. To ensure this happens, Erik has been asked to lead the global Small Business Acceleration initiative to double global small business sales to $4.5B by the end of FY22. In addition, Erik has helped develop Dell’s new SB Tech Advisors where Dell SB serves as a virtual IT department for small business around the world.

In May 2018, Erik graduated with his Masters of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX where he also received his Bachelors in 1994. This June, Erik was awarded Poet and Quant’s 100 Global Best and Brightest EMBAs of 2018 (https://poetsandquantsforexecs.com/2018/06/20/best-brightest-executive-mbas-class-of-2018/).

Erik is an avid tennis player, snow skier, Peloton Rider and sports fan. He is heavily involved in advocating for workplace equality globally for Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Transgendered employees of all sized corporations. He is the Global Executive Chair of the PRIDE (LGBTQ+) Employee Resource Group at Dell Technologies and has recently been elected to the Board of Directors for Out & Equal Workplace Advocates (www.outandequal.org).

He loves spending time at home in Austin or on Lake Michigan with his husband Craig and their 2 Samoyeds, Chester and Chase.

 
Ingrid Devin
DWEN Director
Dell
Director for Dell’s Women Entrepreneur Network. This international network creates a forum for global women founders and CEOs to share best practices, build business opportunities, explore international expansion and access new resources. Prior to this role Ingrid was the European, Middle East and Africa ( EMEA) lead for diversity and inclusion in Dell.
 
Mike Dunn
Senior Vice President of Asia Pacific & Japan and Latin America Operations and Business Finance
Dell Technologies

Mike leads the Business Operations and Finance teams (GBO) for APJ and Latin America. He has regional oversight, partnering across finance teams and the CFO staff to drive revenue and margin performance, improve finance processes, tools and efficiency, and lead talent development initiatives for the regions. His previous role was as the SVP of the Global Assurance and Transformation organization. Mike joined Dell in July of 2009; and was the co-chair of Latino Connection, an employee resource group for Latino professionals, for the past 7 years.

Prior to joining Dell, Mike spent 17 years at General Electric in various and progressing roles, including 4 years as a member of the Corporate Audit Staff, 2 years as the FP&A manager for GE Rail and 4 years as CFO for a division of GE Security. Mike has an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Siena College and holds a Master of Computer Science from Johns Hopkins.

Mike, his wife Andréa and his daughters Camila, Alana and Bibiana are located in Buenos Aires, Argentina and will soon be relocating to Singapore.

 
Angela Fox
Senior Vice President & General Manager, Australia & New Zealand
Dell Technologies

Angela Fox, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Dell Technologies Australia and New Zealand, is responsible for the sustained business success of the company in both countries. Based in Sydney, Angela leads the strategy and direction of the business while maintaining a commitment to keeping customers at the core of what Dell Technologies does.

Dell Technologies supports customers, public and private, across a wide range of industries, enabling them to digitally transform and remain relevant and competitive, today and in the future. Angela’s team in ANZ brings the best of Dell Technologies’ industry leading portfolio of solutions, technologies and support services to enable local customers to meet their business objectives.

Angela joined Dell in 2006. Her career moved her to Australia then Singapore, where she held executive responsibilities across ANZ and broader Asia Pacific and Japan region. Angela drew on her solutions and services experience to help customers achieve their IT needs through these roles. Under her leadership, her team delivered market leading results to large and medium sized organisations across private and public sectors.

Angela has a passion for people management and is a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion. She launched the Dell Technologies Australia and New Zealand Diversity and Inclusion Council and is a founding member of the APJ Diversity and Inclusion Council. Angela plays a pivotal role in driving Dell Technologies cultural initiatives in ANZ through the employee resource groups (ERG) that represent the team’s passion.

Angela is a vocal advocate for career success, believing a person’s adaptability and openness to embrace new challenges are key drivers to progression. Angela is actively involved in career mentoring, advocacy and sponsorship within the company. She leads Dell’s Women in IT Executive Mentoring (DELL WITEM) program and is an executive sponsor for the Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN).

Angela graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from the University of Auckland. However, after joining IBM’s graduate program, she realised her interest in the unfettered possibilities of the digital world, particularly as the internet was rapidly developing.

 
Grace Fu
Minister for Culture, Community and Youth
Singapore

Ms. Grace Fu graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours), and subsequently obtained a Masters of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore. She began her career in 1985 with the Overseas Union Bank and later with the Haw Par Group, in the areas of corporate planning, financial controls and business development.

Ms. Fu joined the PSA Corporation in 1995 and took on different responsibilities in finance and marketing. She held the position of Chief Executive Officer, PSA South East Asia and Japan, where she was responsible for the business performance of PSA’s flagship terminals in Singapore, Thailand, Brunei and Japan.

Ms. Fu was elected as a Member of Parliament in June 2006 for the Group Representation Constituency of Jurong, Yuhua Division. She contested and won her seat in the Yuhua Single-Member Constituency in the 2011 and 2015 General Elections.

In 2006, Ms. Fu was appointed to the Ministry for National Development as Minister of State. Two years later, she was promoted to Senior Minister of State, and given a concurrent appointment in the Ministry of Education. In 2011, she was appointed as Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts, and the Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources. In August 2012, she was appointed as Minister, Prime Minister's Office, Second Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Second Minister for Environment and Water Resources. In 2014, she was put in charge of the Municipal Services Office.

On 1 Oct 2015, Ms. Fu was appointed Minister for Culture, Community and Youth and Leader of the House. In addition, she chairs the National Integration Council, National Youth Council, and sits on the board of the People’s Association. She was also involved in a number of committees, including as co-chair of the Singapore-Zhejiang Economic and Trade Council, the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city Joint Steering Council, the Ministerial Committee on Ageing and the Economic Strategies Committee.

Ms. Fu is a member of the Central Executive Committee of the People's Action Party and holds the appointment of Organising Secretary.

Ms. Fu enjoys an active lifestyle, which includes running, yoga and hiking. She is married with three sons.

 
Ryan Garcia
Legal Director
Dell
I'm a member of Dell's legal team and I currently support Marketing and Social Media. Previously I've supported sales and litigation and knowledge management. I'm here to help in any way I can!
 
Mandy Gilbert
Founder & CEO
Creative Niche Inc.

Mandy is a passionate entrepreneur who founded Creative Niche, a recruitment and executive search firm that connects noted brands with top design, digital and marketing talent across North America. Launched in 2002 with zero clients and just $8,000, Mandy led the firm’s rapid growth, serving 800+ brands and companies. Mandy also co-founded RED Academy, a digital media and technology school for designers, developers and marketers, striving to make Canada a global leader in the digital marketplace by eliminating the gap between traditional learning and the needs of leading companies.

 
Karen Gilchrist
Reporter
CNBC

Karen Gilchrist is a CNBC reporter based in Singapore. As the regional lead for Make It – CNBC’s offshoot site for millennial audiences – she covers careers, money, and leadership advice for the aspiring business leaders of the future. Karen also has a particular interest in telling stories of entrepreneurship and shining a spotlight on the individuals proving themselves a force for disruption.

 
Eric Goh
Vice President, Singapore Sales, Managing Director
Dell Technologies

Eric Goh is responsible for further accelerating Dell EMC’s growth in Singapore by enhancing its relationships with partners and alliances, and continuing to drive customer adoption of cloud computing.

A 20-year IT industry veteran, Eric brings with him breadth and depth of senior management experience in sales, customer service, marketing and business management both at a local as well as regional level.

Before joining Dell EMC, Eric served as Managing Director and Vice President for Hewlett-Packard in Hong Kong where he was responsible for all aspects of growth, business operations and boosting of Hewlett-Packard's leadership position in the rapidly expanding technology markets in Hong Kong and Macau.

Prior to his role in Hong Kong, Eric was Vice President of Marketing for the Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Business in Asia Pacific & Japan where he was responsible for generating awareness and demand for Hewlett-Packard's enterprise portfolio of hardware, software and IT services.

Prior to the merger with Hewlett-Packard in 2002, Eric served as the Managing Director for Compaq Singapore, where under his strategic leadership, Compaq Singapore attained the number one position in almost every product category, and its customer services organization obtained the prestigious award of Singapore Quality Class (SQC) from the Singapore Standards, Productivity and Innovation Board.

 
Jemma Green
Co-Founder and Chairman
Power Ledger

Jemma is a research fellow at the Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute, whose doctoral research into “Citizen Utilities” has produced unique insights into the challenges and opportunities for the deployment of rooftop solar PV and battery storage within multi-unit developments and the application of the blockchain. Jemma has more than 15 years’ experience in finance and risk advisory, having worked for 11 years in investment banking in London. Jemma is also a cofounder and Chairman of Power Ledger a blockchain technology company that works in energy trading, financing and carbon markets. She is experienced in the challenges of sustainable cities as she served as the Deputy Lord Mayor at the City of Perth. She is also the Chair of Climate-KIC Australia, a founder of the Global Blockchain Business Council and a contributor to Forbes on blockchain disruption.

 
Stephanie Keen
Partner
Hogan Lovells
With the benefit of international experience, and vast regional knowledge, Stephanie knows how to get the job done. Adopting a direct and straightforward manner, Stephanie applies her no-nonsense approach in her role as Singapore Managing Partner while leading the Corporate practice in South East Asia and Australia and the Private Equity practice in Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Stephanie has been based in Singapore since 2009. Recognised as one of few leading private equity lawyers in Asia, Stephanie is praised by clients for being very good at looking at the bigger picture. She is particularly adept at closing international deals in complex Asian markets, adopting a focused approach whilst being alert to cultural nuances.
 
Rosaline Chow Koo
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
CXA

Rosaline founded CXA Group in 2013 to overcome antiquated processes and to address escalating costs from worsening employee health. Taking a major risk, she invested $5 million of her own life savings and secured another $5 million in a personal loan to build her own company.

Under her leadership, CXA acquired Pan Group, Singapore’s largest local employee benefits brokerage, and more recently, Medi-Plus, one of the largest medical check -up aggregators in China.

CXA, currently valued at US$100 million and having raised US$33 million in funding, has grown to serve 400,000 end-users across 20 countries in Asia.

As Founder and Chief Executive Officer of CXA, Rosaline has accumulated numerous industry accolades, with the most recent ones being the Woman Leader of the Year Award at the 22nd Asia Insurance Industry Awards 2018 and Asia’s Top CEO Awardby Influential Brands® at the 6th CEO Asia Summit 2018.

Prior to starting CXA, she spent eight years as the Asia-Pacific leader of Mercer Marsh Benefits. Rosaline successfully led and transformed Mercer Marsh Benefits into Asia's dominant employee benefits firm across 14 countries, managing more than 400 employees and growing the business by 800 percent.

Rosaline led start-ups and managed corporate turnarounds for 25 years in US and Asia, before moving to ACE Insurance to lead alternative distribution channels. She has also previously supervised P&G factory lines in Iowa, before working for Bankers Trust in New York.

Rosaline holds an MBA from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in cybernetics from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).

 
Amit Midha
President, Asia Pacific & Japan | Global Digital Cities
Dell Technologies

Amit Midha is the President of the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region and the Global Digital Cities business for Dell Technologies. Recognized as ‘The most promising business leader in Asia’ in 2016 by The Economic Times, he spearheads Dell Technologies’ efforts in the region to enable customers across APJ in their digital transformation journey. Amit also leads Dell Technologies’ Digital Cities business globally, driving digital city initiatives in public sectors worldwide.

Amit started with Dell in 1995 and has held various leadership positions in sales, marketing, and corporate strategy organizations in the Americas, APJ and Greater China region. Prior to joining Dell, Amit worked for Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company, in Mumbai, India.

Amit serves as the member of the Board of Directors of the US-India Business Council and US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, which aims to foster deeper strategic and economic cooperation between both countries. Amit is a member of Young Presidents’ Organization, the world’s largest network of peers that connects members to exchange ideas, pursue learning, and share strategies to achieve personal growth and professional success. Amit has also been a council member at the Singapore National Employers Federation that focuses on enhancing the flexibility of the labor market.

As someone who spent over a decade in China before moving to Singapore, Amit has deep understanding of the local market and has been recognized by the Chinese government and industry as a visionary and a firm supporter of the country's technology prowess. He was honored with the Magnolia Gold Award in 2013 for his outstanding contribution to the city of Shanghai. In 2010, he received both the People's Choice CEO of the Year award as part of CNBC’s China Business Leader Awards and CEO of the year (Information Technology) from Bloomberg UTV. He was on the advisory board of Binhai district, city of TianJin and Chengdu Overseas Advisory Committee for the Chengdu Investment Promotion Commission. Amit was also a senior consultant for the Chengdu Government, Sichuan province. He was a vice chairman of CAFIE (China Association of Foreign Invested Enterprises) and a senior member of the advisory board of Xiamen University School of Management.

Amit is committed to helping the youth of today to have a more promising future and actively supports programs that help educate women in cultures where negative biases exist. He sits on the Dell Global Giving Council, Dell Global Diversity Council and Dell Entrepreneur Executive Council. Amit also is the global co-sponsor and leader for Conexus Employee Resource Group, focused on building a connected workforce of the future.

 
Amy Millman
President
Springboard Enterprises

Amy Millman is a passionate advocate for women entrepreneurs building Big Businesses Starting Small. In 2000, Amy co-founded Springboard Enterprises, a non-profit venture catalyst which sources, coaches, showcases and supports women-led companies seeking equity capital for product development and expansion. Springboard has assisted over 700 women entrepreneurs in raising over $8 billion in investments and connecting with strategic partners and expert resources. The successes of Springboard entrepreneurs include 17 IPOs, hundreds of high value M&As and a global community of accomplished serial entrepreneurs, investors and influencers. During her career in Washington, DC, she served as a lobbyist for several industry groups and was appointed as Executive Director of the National Women’s Business Council during the Clinton Administration. She’s a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and holds a Masters degree from The George Washington University.A New York native, she now lives in the DC area with her husband and the stuff that her two grown children left behind when they moved to California.

 
Anja Monrad
Senior Vice President & General Manager Central & Eastern Europe (CEE)
Dell Technologies

Anja Monrad leads the Dell EMC Central & Eastern Europe region, covering 32 countries, from Israel to Poland.

Having joined Dell as Marketing Director for the Nordic countries in 2000, Anja has since pursued an international career within Dell Marketing holding various regional and global roles. She has been in charge of Dell’s CEE business since 2013.

Prior to this Anja has led Dell’s European Demand Generation’s activities, been responsible for the building of Dell’s CRM activities in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), managed the EMEA Services marketing organization, run the European Online Marketing organization and not least directed execution of Dell’s global marcom activities within Dell’s international Marketing organization.

Before joining Dell, Anja worked in Sales and Marketing at Unisys, Compaq and Digital.

Anja oversees Dell EMC’s entrepreneurship initiatives for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She is an ardent promoter of female entrepreneurship and has been recognized among the top inspiring women in the Nordic tech scene.

Anja is a member of the Danish IT association board and Chairman at the IT association’s Steering committee for Female IT Executives. She holds a Business Administration & International Marketing degree from Copenhagen Business School. A Polish national, she lives with her family in Copenhagen, Denmark.

 
Maegen Morrison
Partner
Hogan Lovells

Legal 500 calls her “self-assured, an excellent negotiator and technically excellent” whilst IFLR1000 refers to her as “highly professional and always available”. Maegen is a corporate partner in our London office advising on corporate finance transactions and she heads our UK equity capital markets practice. She has acted for listed and private companies on public and private M&A in the UK and cross-border, joint ventures, demergers and restructurings as well as both primary and secondary capital raisings. She has a particular focus on financial institutions, both on their advisory and own account transactions.

Maegen also brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role at Hogan Lovells and proactively guides her clients through their most complex transactions, managing high pressure situations with ease and good humour.

 
Mark Mouritsen
Senior Vice President, Legal, Asia Pacific & Japan and China
Dell Technologies
Mark Mouritsen is a Senior Vice President on the Legal team at Dell. In this role, Mark leads the Asia Pacific, Japan and China Legal team. Mark has served in a wide variety of roles on the Dell Legal team. Prior to joining the APJC Legal team in June 2019, Mark was the leader for the legal teams that support Global Marketing, the Chief Customer Officer and Dell Financial Services. Mark also previously led the legal team that responsible for all legal issues associated with Dell’s mergers & acquisitions, venture capital and corporate finance activities. This practice included acquisitions of public and private companies, capital markets transactions, venture financings and asset sales, including Dell’s acquisition of EMC in September 2016.
 
Mark is the executive sponsor of the Dell Legal Department Pro Bono and Community Services Committee. In addition, Mark recently completed a six-year tenure on the Board of Directors of SAFE (Stop Abuse for Everyone), including serving as Chairman of the Board.
 
Mark recently relocated from Austin, Texas to Singapore. Mark received both his law degree and undergraduate degree from the University of Texas. In his spare time, Mark and his wife Jennifer are exploring Singapore with their two college-age daughters, who have joined them in Singapore during their summer break.
 
Tian Beng Ng
Senior Vice President & General Manager, Channels, Asia Pacific & Japan
Dell Technologies

As Dell’s Senior Vice President and General Manager for Asia Pacific Japan, Tian Beng is tasked with overseeing the company’s overall channel business in the region. He has responsibility for Dell EMC’s business across the end to end portfolio with all channel partners. These partners include distributors, resellers, system integrators, service providers, etc.

Tian Beng joined Dell in 1998 and has held several senior management roles since that time. He most recently held the role of Senior Vice President & Managing Director, South Asia and Korea, where he was responsible for Dell’s business for both commercial and consumer customers in the region.

His past roles include being the General Manager for Singapore and Brunei, and also as the Director of Dell’s Global Accounts business with responsibility for Dell’s largest global customers throughout Asia-Pacific and Japan. He has also served as Enterprise Director for South Asia where he was responsible for Dell’s server, storage and networking lines of business.

He joined Dell after having worked for Sony Electronics Devices where he was responsible for sales of computer peripherals to OEMs and distribution channels in Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

Tian Beng is concurrently the site leader for the Dell Singapore operations since 2012. In this capacity, he leads overall site activities across all Singapore based functions for the company which includes worldwide procurement, global supply chain, design center, etc.

He plays an active leadership role in the Singapore IT community and has served in various leadership roles with SGTech, formerly known as Singapore Infocomm Federation (SiTF) since 2007.

Tian Beng has a degree in Marketing from Santa Clara University in the United States and an MBA from University of Western Australia.

 
Sheenam Ohrie
Vice President – Enterprise Data Mobility And Engineering CIO Leader
Dell Technologies

Sheenam Ohrie is the Vice President for Enterprise Data & Mobility Engineering at Dell. She also plays the role of an APJ CIO Leader and is Chairperson for Women in Action chapter for Dell India.

Currently based in Bangalore, Sheenam has more than 25 years of experience in various aspects of global delivery, product management, testing and leadership roles. She is a versatile and strategic IT leader. Experienced in information risk management, she applies systemic and broad business perspective to IT programs. She has proven record of conceptualizing and delivering technology solutions in line with organizational needs. She has expertise in diverse & multicultural global team building, strong networking, partner relationship management and team motivation.

At Dell, Sheenam is responsible for the Enterprise Applications implementation and support, Data and Analytics and Mobility Engineering. Her vision is to transform the IT delivery into a Digital IT-as-a-Service business model through a combination of platforms, products and services.

Prior to joining Dell, Sheenam has worked with EdgeVerve, Infosys, SAP, Oracle Financial Services Ltd. (erstwhile i-flex solutions Ltd.) and Business Objects. She has received various certificates and accreditations including SAFE Agilist certification, Design Thinking Facilitator, LEAN Coach, PCC Executive Coach and Erickson PCC coach certification. She is a catalytic thinker and has coached over 50 leaders.

She was recently awarded as Global IT Leader of the Year by IWLF.

 
Karen Quintos
Executive Vice President & Chief Customer Officer
Dell Technologies

Karen Quintos is Dell’s Chief Customer Officer (CCO), leading a global organization devoted to customer advocacy and experience. Under Karen’s leadership, the CCO organization deepens customer relationships through driving greater engagement, trust and loyalty.

Karen is also responsible for Dell’s social impact strategy and programs focused on sustainability, inclusion, and applying Dell’s technology and innovations for good, which have become critical elements to both the employee and customer experiences. In addition, she is a passionate advocate for women, including the advancement of women in the technology industry. Karen was founder of Dell’s Women in Action Employee Resource Group and continues to serve as co-chair today.

Previously at Dell, Karen served as senior vice president and Chief Marketing Officer; vice president of Public Sector Marketing and North America Commercial; and she also held executive roles in services, support and supply chain management. Karen joined Dell in 2000 from Citigroup, where she was vice president of Global Operations and Technology. She spent 12 years with Merck in marketing, operations and supply chain leadership positions.

Karen earned a master’s degree in marketing and international business from New York University, and a Bachelor of Science in supply chain management from The Pennsylvania State University. She serves on the boards of Cummins Inc., Lennox International and Penn State's Smeal College of Business, and is a recipient of its highest honor, the Distinguished Alumni Award. Karen also enjoys the privilege of serving on the advisory board of the Susan G. Komen Greater Central and East Texas Chapter.

Karen was listed among the most influential CMOs in the world by Forbes, and named 'Mother of the Year' by Working Mother magazine. She resides in Austin, Texas, with her husband and three children.

 
Mahvesh Qureshi
Partner
Hogan Lovells

In an economy driven by innovation, companies and investors require legal advice that is practical, adaptable, and as fast-moving as they are. With more than 15 years of experience advising companies and investors on a range of complex transactions, Mahvesh Qureshi makes sure that she not only understands her client's business but also how to implement the best possible legal advice and strategy for their needs. Mahvesh's clients include corporations (from large multi-nationals to emerging growth companies) and strategic and financial investors (private equity and venture-based). She works on a broad range of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, bolt-on acquisitions, divestitures, carveouts, joint ventures, and investments. In leading these transactions, Mahvesh understands the perspective from "all sides of the table," and knows that the best legal advice is one that helps clients efficiently solve short-term problems, with an eye on executing long-term strategies.

Mahvesh is experienced in leading transactions in a variety of industry sectors including technology, media, aerospace, defense, government services, industrials and commercial goods, energy, and healthcare. The combination of a multi-industry approach and diversity and breadth of transactional work uniquely positions Mahvesh to operate from a different perspective. Mahvesh's passion for giving back and commitment to global issues has led her to advocate on behalf of worldwide poverty reduction, women's rights, and international development efforts inside and outside the firm. She led a number of extensive pro bono representations, including corporate governance and commercial matters for two global NGOs focused on international girls' education and governance and organizational advice to a government-led planning and disaster relief body.

 
Erik Reichman
Senior Vice President & General Manager, Dell Financial Services Consumer, Small and Medium Business & Americas International
Dell Technologies

Erik Reichman is currently the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Dell Financial Services for CSMB & Americas. His captive financing business focuses on providing technology financing solutions for Dell customers from Consumers up through Mid-Market in the US. He also has responsibility for all DFS operations in Canada and Mexico. Erik joined Dell 19 years ago in Corporate Treasury where he was responsible for Cash & Liquidity Management. In 2002, he moved to Toronto, Ontario to be the CFO for Dell Canada. He returned to Austin, TX in 2007 to join the Dell Financial Services team.

Prior to Dell, Erik worked for The Associates First Capital Corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas. Erik started his career with The Associates in 1986 and held many roles involving financial planning, controllership, acquisitions, and business optimization. He left The Associates as a Senior Vice President in 1999 to join Dell.

Erik is a 1986 graduate of Texas A&M University (Finance) and a 1999 graduate from SMU (MBA).

 
Tiffany See
Head of Human Resources, Asia
BHP

Tiffany is an experienced HR leader focused on delivering strategic human resource solutions at C-suite level in MNCs, creating inclusive cultures, employee engagement and leading reorganizations to enhance business outcomes.

 
Lisa Skeete Tatum
Founder & CEO
Landit

Lisa Skeete Tatum is founder and CEO of Landit, the market leader in personalized career pathing focused on increasing the success and engagement of women and diverse groups in the workplace. The platform offers a turn-key "one size fits one" solution that enables companies to attract, develop, and retain high-potential diverse talent.

Previously, Lisa was a General Partner for over a decade with Cardinal Partners, a $350M+ early stage healthcare venture capital firm. Lisa also worked for Procter & Gamble, GE Capital, and founded her own consulting practice.

Lisa serves on numerous high growth, public, and non-profit boards including Surgical Care Affiliates (NASDAQ), Union Square Hospitality Group, Cornell University Board of Trustees, McCarter Theater, The Lawrenceville School, The Princeton Area Community Foundation, and the Harvard Business School Board of Dean’s Advisors. Lisa received her BS in chemical engineering from Cornell University and her MBA from Harvard Business School. She is a member of the Kauffman Fellows Class 4 and a 2012 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute.

She has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fast Company, Vanity Fair, Fortune, Inc., CNBC, BBC Business and named one of the Most Impressive Women Entrepreneurs by Inc. Landit was named one of the Top 10 Innovations That Made Women’s Lives Better by Fast Company.

 
Pocket Sun
Managing Partner & Co-Founder
SoGal Ventures

Pocket Sun is a venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and sought-after thought leader. She founded SoGal, one of the largest global platforms for diverse entrepreneurs and investors, with 40 city chapters on 5 continents. Together with her business partner Elizabeth Galbut, she founded SoGal Ventures, the first femaleled millennial venture capital firm that invests globally in diverse entrepreneurs. As millennials themselves, Pocket and Elizabeth invest in the future of how the next generation lives, works, and stays healthy. Since 2015, they have invested in nearly 60 startups, of which six have been acquired. Examples of their portfolio companies include EverlyWell, Function of Beauty, and Lovevery.

Sun received her Master’s Degree from the University of Southern California in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and shortly after became one of the youngest persons to be on the cover of Forbes Magazine at the age of 24. She has been featured in 100+ media outlets including Fortune, BBC, Entrepreneur, Inc, Financial Times, New York Times, and named Forbes 30 Under 30 in VC, LinkedIn Top Voices in Entrepreneurship, Prestige 40 Under 40, Tatler Generation T, to name a few.

As an opinion leader and influencer, Sun created a popular business podcast in China with over 1 million listens, and was the TV Host of Channel NewsAsia’s reality show Start-UP Season 5 which aired in 26 Asian regions. She speaks globally on the topics on venture capital, entrepreneurship, diversity, and women’s equality. She has been invited to speak at the most prestigious conferences around the world such as Microsoft CEO Summit, Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit, TEDx, Slush, etc.

 
Tom Sweet
Chief Financial Officer
Dell Technologies

Tom Sweet is Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Dell Technologies. In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of the company's finance function including accounting, financial planning and analysis, tax, treasury, investor relations and corporate strategy.

Prior to being CFO of Dell Technologies, he was vice president of corporate finance, controller and chief accounting officer with responsibility for global accounting, tax, treasury and investor relations, as well as global financial services. Tom was responsible for external financial reporting for more than five years when Dell Technologies was a publicly-traded company.

Prior to this, he served in a variety of finance leadership roles at Dell Technologies including vice president, responsible for overall finance activities within the corporate business, education, government and healthcare business units of Dell Technologies. He has also served as the head of internal audit and in a number of sales leadership roles in education and corporate business units since joining Dell Technologies in 1997.

Prior to Dell Technologies, Tom was vice president, accounting and finance, for Telos Corporation. Before that, he spent 13 years with Price Waterhouse in a variety of roles primarily focused on providing audit and accounting services to the technology industry.

Tom received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Michigan University and is a CPA. He currently serves on the Salvation Army Central Texas Advisory Board and also serves on the Advisory Board at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas Austin.

 
Sabrina Tan
Founder & CEO
Skin Inc

Sabrina Tan is the founder, CEO and driving force behind Skin Inc, the leader and pioneer in customized skincare, winner of over 100 beauty awards, distributed in 78 cities with over 200 touch points, a top brand in Sephora Asia, and cult favorite of global beauty influencers, editors, and celebrities that delivers 100% results with 0% fuss. Rebooting beauty for over a decade, Sabrina has made skincare personal, leading the digital beauty company to phenomenal success within 10 years. By harnessing big data and marrying technology with beauty, Skin Inc has gathered over 1 million skin profiles in order to deliver its one-size-fits-me approach, a philosophy that Sabrina has embraced since the beginning

Beyond being a beauty innovator, Sabrina acts as an advisor to entrepreneurship and leadership initiatives by the Singapore government (CFE, Committee on the Future Economy) and non-profit organizations. She is also the co-founder for Galboss Asia Symposium that aims to enable, empower and elevate women to take risks and chase their dreams. Sabrina’s true aim is to empower and inspire women around the world to rise up, follow their dreams on their own terms and become game changers.

 
Tammie Tham
Executive Vice President (Enterprise and Services)
Ensign InfoSecurity

Tammie Tham is EVP (Enterprise and Services) for Ensign InfoSecurity, one of Asia’s largest pure-play cyber security firms, headquartered in Singapore with offices in Malaysia and Hong Kong.

She manages the Enterprise business portfolio at Ensign InfoSecurity, which provides bespoke cyber security services that include professional services, designing and building enterprise wide cybersecurity solutions, and managed security services. Prior to this role, Tammie was the CEO and founder of Accel Systems & Technologies (Accel), a cybersecurity systems integrator. Tammie has more than 18 years of experience in Cyber Security and has held management positions at large global and regional IT Services companies. She has extensive experience in the ASEAN region across various CII sectors.

Before founding Accel, Tammie led the APAC Cyber Security Business Unit at BT Frontline, a subsidiary of BT Global Services. She was responsible for expanding its cyber business in ASEAN and building a footprint in Asia-Pacific. Prior to this, she led the ASEAN ITS Security Practice at IBM. She has also held sales management and leadership roles at Frontline Solutions and Netrust.

Outside of Ensign InfoSecurity, Tammie is an Ex-Co Member of SGTech (formerly known as SiTF), Singapore’s premiere infocomm industry association. She’s also the immediate past chairman of its Cyber Security Chapter. Tammie is on the Board of Trustees of Singapore Institute of Technology. She’s also a member of the Cyber Security Agency’s Cyber Security Awareness Alliance, which was formed to build a positive culture of cyber security in Singapore, and promote and enhance awareness and adoption of essential cyber security practices.

 
Christopher “Cris” Turner
Vice President and Head of Office, Americas Government Affairs
Dell Technologies

Christopher “Cris” Turner leads Dell’s Americas Government Affairs office. With over 20 years of experience, Mr. Turner manages Dell’s U.S., Canadian and Latin America government affairs efforts and advocates for Dell’s public policy positions before federal, state and local policymakers. Cris is one of the creators of the Dell PolicyHack™, a policy development format that brings together entrepreneurs, government officials, students and policy wonks to create solutions to the toughest issues facing governments. Prior to his current role, Mr. Turner led global cybersecurity and cloud computing policy efforts, designed advocacy campaigns in the U.S. and Mexico and coordinated corporate social responsibility activities in Washington, D.C. for Dell.

Mr. Turner has extensive experience managing high level government affairs strategies for corporations and trade associations. Prior to joining Dell in 2008, Mr. Turner served as the federal and state public policy manager for the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), where he advocated on cybersecurity, telecommunications, trade and Internet issues before federal and state elected and appointed officials.

From 1999-2007, Mr. Turner managed security, infrastructure, transportation and telecommunications issues for various clients at leading government affairs firms in Washington, D.C. Mr. Turner began his career at Steptoe & Johnson, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm, where he managed policy issues related to international air transportation.

Mr. Turner is a graduate of Georgetown University, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Government. He also attended the University of Colorado School of Law. Mr. Turner serves on the Boards of Directors for the Global Entrepreneurship Network, the MathCounts Foundation, and the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute; Cris also serves on the National Conference of Mayors Business Council Steering Committee. He, his wife and daughter reside in Washington, D.C.

 
Mikaila Ulmer
Entrepreneur, Bee Ambassador, Philanthropist and Author
Me & the Bees Lemonade

When Mikaila Ulmer was just four years old, she was stung by two bees in the same week. Her parents encouraged her to do some research on the bees rather than being upset with them. Upon discovering the important role that bees play in our ecosystem, Mikaila was determined to help them. Using her Great Granny Helen’s flaxseed honey lemonade recipe, Mikaila launched her business from her home in Austin, Texas in 2009. Landing a deal with Daymond John on the show Shark Tank was just the beginning of Me & the Bees’ many business successes. Today, the award-winning lemonade is distributed by United Natural Foods (UNFI), Inc and buzzing off the shelves of Whole Foods Market, Wegmans, Natural Grocers and the The Fresh Market. In 2018, Mikaila launched her Healthy Hive Foundation where 10% of the net profits from the sale of her lemonade goes to saving our honey bees. Now at the age of 14, Mikaila has shared her story with Good Morning America, NBC News, ABC 20/20, The Real, Forbes and TIME among others, and has been invited to speak on social entrepreneurship at prestigious gatherings including the White House, and the United State of Women Summit, where she introduced President Barack Obama. Mikaila has both participated in and taught DWEN's Girls Track for the past three years. Look out for Mikaila’s book titled BeeFearless: Dream Like a Kid in July 2020.

 
Margie Warrell
Bestselling Author & Global Leadership Authority

Margie Warrell is a bestselling author who is passionate about helping people unlock their purpose, conquer their fear and harness their unique potential to affect positive change in their work, leadership and life.

Margie draws on her background in business, psychology and coaching to develop better and braver leaders in organizations globally, from the UN Foundation to Salesforce. The titles of her bestselling books - Find Your Courage, Stop Playing Safe, Make Your Mark and Train the Brave – and her Live Brave Podcast, reflect her belief in the potential of every person to overcome the fears and false beliefs that keep them from achieving the extraordinary.

Margie walks her talk when it comes to living bravely, having ventured out of her comfort zone countless times since growing up as one of seven children on a small dairy farm in rural Australia. After attempting kitesurfing with Richard Branson, she raised her sights yet again and recently climbed Mt Kilimanjaro with her husband and four teenage children.

 
Stori Waugh
Marketing Director - Social Impact
Dell Technologies

Stori Waugh is the Marketing Director for Social Impact at Dell Technologies.

Stori leads the newly formed Social Impact Marketing Team that supports all diversity & inclusion and corporate social responsibility initiatives. She is focused on driving awareness of Dell Technologies’ social impact strategy to engage and deepen relationships with internal and external stakeholders to drive positive business, community and global impact.

Stori is a 20-year veteran of Dell. She brings a wealth of marketing experience and relationships to the team from her leadership roles in Commercial, Consumer, Global and Infrastructure Solutions Marketing. She is an accomplished, results-oriented marketer with track record for building and executing initiatives that deliver value to our customers, team members and company.

In addition to her roles at Dell, Stori has held marketing leadership positions at Smarter Security, Compaq and Altair Software. She resides in Austin with her husband Fred and three boys.

 
Renee Welsh
CEO
Embed & Booking Boss

1 part executive, 1 part entrepreneur, Renee’s passion lies in the grit and glory of business. Starting her own business at 27, she’s a true innovator, a natural self-starter and born leader, who believes in the power of discipline and hard work. A CEO that other CEOs aspire to be, Renee’s extraordinary vision and sharp business acumen has brought entire organizations together to transform industries.

After her stints with prominent start-ups across the world: lastminute.com, wotif, Monster, and Redballoon, Renee founded businesses, but she decided to focus on Booking Boss, which she built and sold to Helix Leisure in 2017.

Not surprisingly she’s won many awards and recognitions, most notably being named one of the top 30 Australian Female Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneur of the Year at the Women in Tourism Awards and named one of 10 Tech Innovators at Phocuswright in the U.S. and then a judge of the innovation awards in 2016. She’s spoken at countless global tourism technology conferences.

In her free time, you won’t find Renee cooking but she’s a fond foody. Her loves include shoes, laughing with family and much to her husband and children’s delight (not), she is a recent Marie Kondo convert.

 
Belinda Widgery
Channel & Device Marketing Lead
Microsoft CDS Asia

Belinda is Channel & Device Marketing Lead at Microsoft for the Asia Consumer & Device Sales business. She is responsible for driving sell through of the consumer product portfolio and commercial devices with retail and distribution channel partners across a region covering India, Japan, Korea, SE Asia and ANZ.

Belinda joined the Microsoft Asia CDS Team in 2015 from Microsoft UK, where she led Retail Execution and Evangelism. Prior to joining Microsoft, Belinda was Marketing Director at LG Electronics UK. Belinda’s career spans 22 years in marketing both with Consumer Electronics and FMCG brands. She has held leadership roles with marketing service agencies and also spent several years running her own marketing consultancy business.

 
Dorothy Yiu
Co-founder & COO
Engage Rocket

Dorothy co-founded EngageRocket in 2016 with the aim to use people analytics to create better workplaces and happier employees. At EngageRocket, she is the Chief Operating Officer leading product development, design, technology and customer success. EngageRocket was named Singapore's 20 hottest startups by Singapore Business Review in 2018.

Previously, she served as Head of Operations for Gallup (South East Asia) overseeing the execution of large-scale consulting projects for clients in S.E.A., Hong Kong, Australia and Dubai. Dorothy obtained double degrees BBM & BAcc from the Singapore Management University under the Lee Kong Chian Scholarship.