Hong Kong (PRWEB UK) 15 January 2014
Ian Sanders, Partner, Telecoms Leader Asia Pacific (East Cluster) for leading global professional advisory firm PwC, is to chair the opening session at the TMT Finance Asia 2014 Conference on January 16, which brings together Asia’s top telecom, media and technology (TMT) company executives and investors, and their advisors. http://www.tmtfinance.com/asia
The panel, entitled ‘TMT Leadership Round Table – Driving profitable growth across Asia’, will feature CEOs and senior executives from PLDT and Smart Communications, Asia Broadcast Satellite, BT Global Services, Hong Kong Broadband Network and PwC. Discussion will focus on areas such as leveraging innovation, financing new business models and growth strategies for mature and developing markets across the Asia region.
“As markets mature and competition intensifies, Asian telecom operators face increasing challenges to maintain growth and to meet investor expectations,” said PwC’s Ian Sanders. “As we go into 2014, we expect to see continued focus on geographic expansion, market consolidation and infrastructure sharing as well as increasing interest in new business opportunities such as mobile commerce which go beyond traditional core businesses and will require the development of new business models and relationships.”
Over 150 senior executives are attending the conference, which is taking place at the InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong on January 16, 2014. The conference includes 5 Visionary Keynote Speeches, 7 Leadership Panel Discussions, and 6 Breakout Networking Sessions, and will be followed by the inaugural TMT Finance Asia Awards 2014. http://www.tmtfinance.com/asia/awards
“I am looking forward to a lively discussion in the opening session of the conference, which includes some of the region’s most senior TMT leaders. The conference will provide an excellent opportunity to assess investment strategies across Asia with an influential international audience of senior industry and finance executives,” Sanders added.
Other companies represented by speakers include American Tower, Axiata Group, Dimension Data Asia Pacific, GDS, 21Vianet, Protelindo, Tata Communications, Frontier Tower Solution, Pacnet, IFC, ANZ, Barclays Capital, Moody’s, ING, Coleago Consulting, News Corp, Huawei, Saavis, SBI Caps India, BNP Paribas, Brandscreen, GSMA, Hardiman Telecommunications, Herbert Smith Freehills, Asia Cloud Computing Association, Webb Henderson, Mobitv and Cypress River Advisors.
To see the full list of speakers or the programme guide, please go to http://www.tmtfinance.com/asia/.
To register for the conference and receive special online rates, go to: http://www.tmtfinance.com/asia/register/.