APAC IoT Innovation Summit - Morning Session One - GSMA Mobile 360 Series

APAC IoT Innovation Summit – Morning Session One


Date & Time

Thursday, 26 Sep

09:00 - 10:30



In last MWC Barcelona on Feb 2019, GSMA announced 110 Mobile IoT (NB-IoT/LTE-M) networks deployed worldwide and 37 are coming from Asia Pacific across 15 countries. Global cellular LPWA network connections were primarily driven by APAC that accounts for nearly 97% of all NB-IoT. These Mobile IoT technologies already merged into 5G standards that further empower low latency, massive IoT and large bandwidth.

With these new technologies, innovators, enterprise and government can accelerate the digital transformation and progress toward the digital societies. It could be enable new business models, new business processes, increase business efficiency, greater innovation and drive improved visibility across an organization.

Welcome to attend the summit

  • Learn the latest Mobile IoT development and deployment from mobile operators
  • Understand how industries adopt the technologies and get the compelling benefits
  • Get insights from the regional IoT innovators and ecosystem
  • Receive first-hand information from the 5G pioneer
  • Leverage the great opportunities on networking, collaboration and partnership
  • Visit the IoT Expo (Connected APAC with innovator to show case)

About GSMA IoT work, please refer to GSMA IoT Programme and APAC IoT Partnership programme, contact Terence Wong twong@gsma.com 



Opening Keynote – Julian Gorman, Head of Asia Pacific, GSMA

· Julian Gorman, Head of APAC, GSMA



Session 1: Mobile IoT latest deployment and future development in APAC

37 of the world’s 118 Mobile IoT networks are deployed in Asia Pacific across 15 countries. Review what they have achieved and the future development.


· Anthony Rodrigo,  Group Chief Information Officer, Axiata Group



Session 2: Panel on Supply Chain for Mobile Industry in IoT 

Mobile IoT technologies have been launched for two years. Take a closer look on the technologies evolution, new business model, market opportunities and challenges across the supply chain. What are the impacts with 5G coming?


· Mona Mustapha, Technical specialist, GSMA

· Chai Ming Ching, Head of IoT, New Business, Enterprise, Maxis

· Keerthi Dashnamurthy Business Development Director, WING – APJ, Greater China & India, Nokia

· Dr. Hu Jun, Director of Southeast Asia IoT business department Huawei

· Stanley Chen, Director of Oversea Market, Integrated Solutions and 5G Applications, ZTE

· Alvin Poo, Sales Director, Quectel

· Steven Kim, Senior Sales Director APAC, Telit


Session 3: IoT capability beyond connectivity
Capabilities beyond operator’s connectivity including AI, Big Data Analytics, IoT Platforms and Machine Learning can offer companies with business opportunities. Hear real life examples from operators & vertical partners who are building new strategies and pushing the boundaries of connectivity.


Opening Address







· Barbara Pareglio Senior Director, IoT Technology, GSMA


Session 3: IoT capability beyond connectivity


Smart building:

Transform your business by improving operations efficiency, delivering better customer experiences and gaining unprecedented visibility of people movement, and environment situation.



·Chong Choon Jeng Business Development and Partnerships Director, IoT, Singtel & Building management customer/partner



Apply to attend this session here.