Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Uyen is the executive vice president of Asia Commercial Bank (ACB). She is in charge of digital banking and data analytics as well as investment and investor relations. She joined ACB in April 2015 as investment director and was appointed executive vice president in January 2018. She also serves as board member of ACB Securities Company (ACBS) and chairs ACBS' investment committee. Uyen has over 20 years of experience in investment and banking. She started her career in 2001 as business consultancy specialist at Arthur Andersen, which later merged with KPMG Vietnam. In 2004, she moved into private equity and held management positions at Mekong Capital (2004-2006) and Dragon Capital (2008-2014).
Yaron Slutzky is CISO at Agoda with more than 15 years of experience in cybersecurity. Prior to Agoda, Yaron had been CISO for different companies working across telecommunications, e-commerce and manufacturing. He has also lectured in universities and conferences around the world. He focuses mainly on emerging technologies and transforming organizations’ information/cybersecurity programmes by bringing in new approaches.
As the chief data, security and innovation officer, David Walker manages Mox Bank’s data and cybersecurity strategies and aligns them with its innovation goals. Walker brings to Mox over 20 years of information security and technology experience, especially in the finance industry. As a highly-motivated individual with global experience across five continents, he is passionate about advancing security in modern banking and fintech services. He believes in empowering people in technology and business functions to raise security standards. This strong belief helped him successfully lead the cyber build team of Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s virtual bank, Tyme Bank and drove the creation of Ubank, a digital bank backed by National Australia Bank, before joining Mox.
As a seasoned cyber security and technology risk leader, Frankie Shuai brings about two decades of experience in the banking and IT industries. He regularly speaks at industry events and has strong advocacy in bridging the gap between cybersecurity and business agenda. He is a digital transformation and innovation catalyst with a wireless networking patent filed at the United States Patent and Trademark Office as the sole inventor. He received the International Data Group (IDG) CSO30 ASEAN Award in 2021 and was recognised as one of the top cybersecurity leaders in the ASEAN region.
Gautam Gorki heads the Managing through Journeys program at DBS, a bank-wide initiative that is aimed at doubling down on customer obsession within DBS, by changing the way business is managed and run. With over 20 years of experience, Gautam has led a number of business transformation projects across the financial services sector, including three bank-wide transformation initiatives within DBS. These include setting up the bank’s first technology service arm in India and the establishment of the Analytics Centre of Excellence in DBS. As the head of the Managing through Journeys programme, he focuses on rolling out a data-driven customer journey and operating model across the organization. Prior to joining DBS, Gautam worked with Accenture Singapore where he led projects on banking transformation, mobility, and merger & acquisition across ASEAN. He transferred to Accenture from Oracle Financial Services where he led the internet and mobile banking roll-out for a global bank across 42 countries.
Rottapron Ekabutr has over 20 years of professional experience in retail banking. He has worked in various roles at Bank of Ayudhya PCL., including Head of Transactional Banking, Head of Merchant Acquiring, and Head of Marketing and Sales of the largest co-brand credit card in Thailand before moving to his new role as EVP, Head of Consumer Digital Solutions. In this role, he is responsible for leading digital initiatives for retail banking and driving business growth through innovation. After taking this role, he and his team have introduced many new digital initiatives and capabilities to build resilience and position Krungsri at the forefront of the longer-term shifts in consumer behaviour brought about by the pandemic.
John Medina is the Chief Operating Officer of the Philippine Bank of Communications. He has more than 25 years of experience driving innovation, change and transformation for financial services in different countries.
He was a pioneer in the process and technology management practice in the 1990s when he helped transform the Asia Pacific operations of one of the largest multinational banks. He subsequently established a private consulting firm in the United States, helping design new digital business initiatives for financial institutions and startups.
Prior to joining PBCOM, he was the Head of Global Operations, Technology and Credit for the Philippine National Bank. He was also the Integration Director who oversaw the merger of Philippine National Bank and Allied Banking Corporation in 2013. Medina also worked at Union Bank of the Philippines where he conceptualised and implemented digital banking products and services.
Sonny is a seasoned professional and has led Pricing and Data Analytics projects in Asia, Europe and North America. He returned to Indonesia in July 2019 after 20 years of living and working in the United Kingdom.
Currently at Maybank Indonesia, he leads and manages a team of data scientists, market researchers and pricing specialists, that converts data into information can be used by the bank to better serve its customers.
Anuprita Daga is the Chief Information Security Officer and Data Privacy Officer at Yes Bank Ltd, one of the leading private commercial banks in India. She is responsible for information security, cyber security and data privacy at the bank.
Prior to joining Yes Bank, Anuprita worked as Group CISO, CISO, and Application Delivery in Reliance Capital Ltd, Reliance Life Insurance, Kotak Life Insurance and in software consulting companies as well. She has more than 10 years of experience as Group CISO/CISO and 20 years plus experience in the banking, financial services and insurance industry.
Anuprita is a firm believer that if hackers can collaborate, so can defenders. With that mission in mind, she has formed a strong community of 2000+ people across India and Middle East in the last four years. She is also part of initiatives on children’s safety on the internet.
Her work has been recognized in numerous forums globally and she has been included in the “Global Top 100 CISO”, “Top Women Tech Leader” and “Top 50, Top 100 CISO” lists in India.