Executive Brainstorm & Innovation Forum
3-5 December, Capella Resort, Singapore
Digital Economy 2.0
Shifting Profit Pools and Strategic Growth Opportunities
4th December 2012
"93% of strategy execs said that exploring new business models is as important in this current economic climate as cutting costs and retaining customers."
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The Executive Brainstorm uses a unique interactive format called ‘Mindshare’. Each section of the event involves short, specially prepared presentations (new research, case studies, use cases) to stimulate group brainstorming, which is then reviewed by a panel to inform a vote on ‘next steps’. Our expert facilitators are supported by interactive technology to enable a uniquely productive debate. Apply to participate


0800 Registration Open

0830 Welcome, Agenda, Introductions & Warm Up

Host and Moderator: Simon Torrance, CEO, STL Partners


0900 The Market 2.0 & The Consumer 2.0

Telecoms, media and technology are converging faster than ever, creating new opportunities (and threats) for all players in the digital economy. The OTT revolution now encroaches into established TMT ecosystems forcing major players to take on non-traditional roles to remain competitive. People are consuming digital services like never before, forcing swift transformation within the TMT sector. Novel business models must be implemented to keep abreast with this consumer trend.

  • Key regional trends in consumer behaviour and technology adoption
  • Impact of new device types (tablets, TVs, medical, industrial)
  • New market scenarios for Telcos, Media, Retail, Brands, Banks, Devices and Internet Companies
  • Shifting Profit Pools

Stimulus speakers/panellists:

  • Gareth Ellen, Regional Planning Director, Ogilvy
  • Phil Laidler, Consulting Director, STL Partners
  • Shawn Dubravac, Chief Economist & Research Director, Consumer Electronics Association
  • David Ulmer, VP, Head of Global Cloud Business, Singtel Group Digital L!fe

Background research on this topic here


1200 Lunch & Networking


1300 Digital Infrastructure 2.0: 4G, Cloud & CDN

Huge investments are being made in next generation communications and IT networks; multi-platform usage is dominant and advanced data speeds provide the cutting edge. However the App market dictates the pace of change.

  • Integrating cloud technologies and telecoms networks
  • Best sources of value for Cloud Services in SME, Enterprise and Consumer markets
  • New opportunities in content and application delivery (federated and mobile)

Stimulus speakers/panellists:

  • Arief Mustain, Executive General Manager, Broadband Division, Telkom Indonesia
  • Steven Tai, Head of Marketing, Ericsson
  • Dean Bubley, Disruptive Technologies and Market Forces Specialist, STL Partners
  • Bob Brace, Senior Analyst and Cloud Specialist, STL Partners

Background research on this topic here


1545 Break & Exhibition


1615 Big Data: Exploiting the 'New Oil' of the New Economy

The amount and richness of data generated by digital systems is growing exponentially. Service Providers have a golden opportunity to consider their role in this emerging market, and work with government to create new legal, technical and commercial infrastructures that release the true value of this new class of social and economic asset.

  • New sources of value from ‘Big Data’ and analytics.
  • New approaches to personal data and digital identity management.
  • Strategic Options, Best Use Cases and Practical Implementation.

Stimulus speakers/panellists:

Background research on this topic here


1730 Networking Reception

1930 Close


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