23 - 24 October, 2024
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TIA Conference 2023 recordings

Didn’t get a chance to attend TIA Conference last year, or do you want to revisit your favorite sessions? We’ve got you covered! Here you’ll find a treasure trove of past conference recordings, packed with cutting-edge insights, inspiring talks, and practical knowledge bombs from industry leaders.

Main Stage

Tech in Asia Conference 2023 Opening Ceremony

Peter Bithos

CEO, SEEK Asia

Maria Li

COO, Tech in Asia

The 1% Mindset: Building generational companies

Shailendra Singh

Managing Director, Peak XV

Maria Li

COO, Tech in Asia (Moderator)

How Southeast Asia has emerged as a bright spot in the tech world

Nicholas Nash

Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Asia Partners

Jobscapes of tomorrow: Leveraging tech for the future of work

Sawitri

Indonesia Country Marketing Manager, JobStreet by SEEK

Scaling fintechs beyond borders

Moses Lo

Founder & CEO, Xendit

Kelvin Teo

Group CEO and Co-Founder, Funding Socities, Modalku

Varun Malhotra

Partner, Quona Capital (Moderator)

The future of Indonesian healthcare

Budi Gunadi Sadikin

Indonesia Minister of Health

Willson Cuaca

Founding Partner, East Ventures (Moderator)

Caffeine wars: The importance of coffee in Indonesia’s D2C sector

Vico Lomar

CEO & Co-Founder, Fore Coffee

James Prananto

President Director, Kopi Kenangan

Achmad Alkatiri

Founder & CEO, HYPEFAST (Moderator)

AI: How companies can adapt, adopt, and advance

Michael Smith Jr.

Micorsoft ASEAN Startup Leader, Microsoft

Suthen Thomas Paradatheth

Group Chief Technology Officer, Grab

Abby Zhang

Principal Venture Architect, BCG X

Shin Wee Chuang

CEO, Pand.ai (Moderator)

Who’s the next Indonesia?

Pinn Lawjindakul

Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Eddie Thai

General Partner, Ascend Vietnam Ventures

Gavin Teo

General Partner, Altara Ventures

Hsu Ken Ooi

Managing Partner, Iterative (Moderator)

Behind the Investment: Fireside Stories with Sunrate and Peak XV

Abheek Anand

Co-Founder, Peak XV

Paul Meng

Co-Founder, Sunrate

Willis Wee

Founder, Tech in Asia (Moderator)

Harnessing the potential of an integrated ASEAN

Roderick Purwana

Managing Partner, East Ventures

Willis Wee

Founder, Tech in Asia (Moderator)

What it takes to run a public company

Teddy Oetomo

President, Bukalapak

Takeshi Ebihara

Founding General Partners, Rebright Partners (Moderator)

Southeast Asia at the crossroads

Khailee Ng

Managing Partner, 500 Global

Public market update: Outlook for 2024 and beyond

Delano Musafer

Head of Asia-Pacific Capital Markets, NYSE

William Setiadi

Executive Director, Goldman Sachs

Rajiv Gupta

Partner, Latham & Watkins

Simon Huang

Chief Analyst, Tech in Asia (Moderator)

The next big thing in Indonesia

Michael Soerijadji

Founder and Managing Partner, AC Ventures

Yiping Goh

Partner, McKinsey & Company

Kenneth Li

Managing Partner, MDI Singapore

Peter Cowan

Engagement Editor, Tech in Asia (Moderator)

Future of digital assets in Asia

Raagulan Pathy

Vice President, Asia Pacific, Circle

Hassan Ahmed

Country Director, Singapore, Coinbase

Andrew Adjiputro

Chief Financial Officer, Pintu.co.id

Melody He

Partner & Co-founder, Spartan Group (Moderator)

Startup expansion to GCC

Joseph El Am

General Manager MENA, StashAway

Ameer Jumabhoy

Co-Founder, utu

Maria Li

COO, Tech in Asia (Moderator)

Aspire Founder's Summit

Aspire’s path to profitability

Andrea Baronchelli

CEO & Co-Founder, Aspire

Willis Wee

Founder, Tech in Asia (Moderator)

Fundraising during tech winter

Joshua Agusta

Executive Director, Investment, Vertex Ventures Southeast Asia and India

Jeffrey Seah

General Partner, MSW Ventures

Rishab Malik

Partner, Seed Investments, Jungle Ventures (Moderator)

A Day with Grab Velocity Ventures

Bima Laga

Chairman, Indonesian E-Commerce Association

Annette Aprilana

ESG & Sustainability Lead, Funding Societies, Modalku

Erik Hormein

VP Investment, BRI Ventures

Mayang Schreiber

Chief Communications Officer, Grab Indonesia

Deandra Syarizka

Content Writer Coordinator, Tech in Asia Indonesia (Moderator)

Building to exit: A guide to exit readiness and the M&A process

Albert Lucius

Founder & CEO, TipTip

Aaron Tan

CEO, Carro

Chris Tran

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, CapConnect (Moderator)

How to start lean AI startups

Dr. Kevin Tran

CEO and Co-Founder, AI Piping

What founders need to know about SEA’s talent trends

Oswald Yeo

Co-Founder & CEO, Glints

Focusing on impact vs profitability

Sabrina Soewatdy

CEO, Rukita

Piotr Jakubowski

Co-Founder, Nafas Indonesia

Zachary Lee

Senior Investment Principal, The Radical Fund (Moderator)

Navigating the boardroom

Darius Mahtani Cheung

CEO, 99 Group

Yiping Goh

Partner, McKinsey & Company

Reza Behnam

Founder and Venture Builder, Digital Direction (Moderator)

Secrets behind highly profitable startups

Beh Min Yan

CEO & Co-Founder, Heicoders Academy

How to expand into Indonesia

Sarah Wan

General Manager of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore, Klook

Susli Lie

Partner, Monk's Hill Ventures

Claudia Chong

Correspondent, Business Times (Moderator)

Unlocking tech recruitment for tomorrow: What companies need to know

Wisnu Dharmawan

Director of Sales, JobStreet by SEEK

Fenny Marchella

Recruiter and Employer Branding, PT ZTE Indonesia

Theresia Dian Febry Hapsari

Human Resources Recruitment, PT ZTE Indonesia

Developing a robust framework for achieving PMF

Hiran Embuldeniya

Partner, M Venture Partners

Initiating value generating AI projects for leaders

Nayoko Maitri Wicaksono

CEO, Algoritma Data Science

Tech Frontier

The rise of digital banking

Dima Djani

Founder & Group CEO, Hijra Bank

Sukiwan

Chief Business Officer, Superbank

Ed Barker

Principal, Square Peg (Moderator)

Conquering the personalisation ladder

Marc-Antoine Hager

Regional Head, Southeast Asia, CleverTap

Indonesia’s EV opportunity

Raditya Wibowo

Founder & CEO, Maka Motors

The future of marketing & measurement

Daniela Putz

Industry Head Finance & Travel Google Indonesia, Google

Indina Asri Andamari

SVP Marketing, Kredivo

Nico Marco

Director of Marketing SEAPAC, AppsFlyer (Moderator)

The future of Southeast Asia’s D2C space

Sameer Mehta

Head of Southeast Asia, DSG Consumer Partners

Cindy Angelina

CEO & Co-Founder, ESQA Cosmetics

Andrew Kandolha

Co-Founder, SATURDAYS

Simon Huang

Chief Analyst, Tech in Asia (Moderator)

Navigating the changes and challenges of app marketing

Dyah Wulandari

VP of Performance Marketing, tiket.com

Nico Marco

Director of Marketing SEAPAC, AppsFlyer (Moderator)

Building autonomous delivery startup in Southeast Asia

Nguyen Tuan Anh

Co-Founder & CEO, Alpha Asimov Robotics

Is the future electric?

Leon Farrant

Co-Founder & CEO, Green Li-ion Pte Ltd

The promise of Indonesia’s agritech sector

Metha Trisnawati

Co-Founder & CCO, Sayurbox

Aldi Adrian Hartanto

Managing Partner, Ascent Venture Group

Iqbal Kurniawan

Editor-in-Chief, Tech in Asia Indonesia (Moderator)

Deconstructing tech hype cycle

Joyce Ng

Partner, iGlobe Partners

Agung Bezharie Hadinegoro

Partner, Antler

Winston Zhang

Managing Editor, Tech in Asia Studios, Tech in Asia (Moderator)

What effective customer engagement looks like

Cahyadi Poernomo

Chief Customer Management Officer, Home Credit Indonesia

Joe Harahap

Country Lead Indonesia, CleverTap

The promise of Indonesia’s agritech sector

Metha Trisnawati

Co-Founder & CCO, Sayurbox

Aldi Adrian Hartanto

Managing Partner, Ascent Venture Group

Iqbal Kurniawan

Editor-in-Chief, Tech in Asia Indonesia (Moderator)

Shaping the future of Southeast Asian healthcare

Sheji Ho

Co-Founder & CEO, HD

Bryan Koh

Founder & CEO, WhiteCoat Global

Collin Furtado

Emerging Tech Editor, Tech in Asia (Moderator)

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Peter Bithos

CEO, SEEK Asia

Peter is the Asia CEO of SEEK, which operates leading employment platforms JobStreet and JobsDB. In his role, Peter is responsible for leading and driving the business’ growth and operations, while building on the company’s success and presence throughout the region.

He brings over 20 years of experience in the Tech, Media and Telco sector, including a decade building and growing P&Ls across Asia. ​​His career includes various CEO and senior management positions encompassing both developed and developing markets and covering a spectrum of companies from start-ups to large enterprises. ​​

Peter’s notable achievements include scaling up digital businesses from scratch and helping spearhead one of the world’s most successful telco transformations over the past decade. He has a proven track record of leading digital business transformation programs and building strong company cultures in diverse markets across Asia Pacific and the United States. ​​

Eddie Thai

General Partner, Ascend Vietnam Ventures

Eddie Thai is general partner of AVV, an early-stage VC firm on a mission to help exceptional teams in Vietnam and elsewhere in building iconic companies. He is particularly on the lookout for breakthrough approaches in fintech, edtech, and enterprise SaaS. Eddie also continues to steward 500 Globa’s Vietnam-focused fund, for which he led more than 30 investments including Axie Infinity (a16z-backed NFT gaming unicorn), ApplyBoard (Fidelity-backed edtech unicorn), Trusting Social (Sequoia-backed fintech centaur), and Base.vn (enterprise SaaS; acquired).

He received degrees from Harvard and Yale, and serves in advisory roles with the World Bank (Vietnam 2045 project), UNICEF Vietnam, and the UNDP (business integrity project).

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Dr. Janil Puthucheary

Senior Minister of State Ministry of Communications & Information

Dr. Janil Puthucheary concurrently holds the appointment of Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications and Information and the Ministry of Health of Singapore. Dr. Janil Puthucheary became a Member of Parliament (MP) in 2011 and previously held appointments as Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of Education (2017 – 2018) and the Ministry of Transport (2018 – 2020).

Prior to politics, he was a Senior Consultant Paediatric Intensivist and Department Head for Paediatric Specialties in the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, and was also an Associate Professor at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.

Joseph El Am

General Manager MENA, StashAway

Joseph is the General Manager of StashAway MENA. He has held various roles in the Financial Services industry, most recently as the deputy General Manager at StashAway. Before that he handled the business development of the French-speaking African region of Temenos.

He started his career as an external auditor at PwC, focusing on the financial services sector. Joseph holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in Banking & Finance from the Lebanese American University and is a Certified Negotiator by INSEAD.

Michael Lints

Partner, Golden Gate Ventures

Michael Lints has 20+ years of experience as a startup operator and investor. He is currently a partner at the Singapore-based VC Golden Gate Ventures. As a partner, he focuses on institutional fundraising. Michael supports the firm on portfolio-level priorities e.g., fundraising and capital allocation.

In 2000 Michael co-founded an IT-managed services startup in Europe that was acquired in 2006. He joined the Economic Development Board Rotterdam as Vice Chairman in 2007. In that role, he launched the Young Economic Development Board.

Michael is an active writer and a co-director of an award-winning social impact documentary called Broken Chains.

Hanno Stegmann

Managing Director & Partner, BCG X

Hanno Stegmann is a member of the leadership team of BCG X, Boston Consulting Group’s tech build and design unit. Combining BCG’s deep industry and functional expertise, BCG X brings together advanced tech knowledge and ambitious entrepreneurship to help organizations enable innovation at scale.

Hanno leads BCG X Ventures across Southeast Asia. In this role, he is dedicated to inventing, building, investing in, and launching category-changing businesses at startup speed together with the world’s most influential corporates. Over the last several years, Hanno launched more than ten new businesses in various industrial goods and consumer products companies that have created billion-dollar impact.

Nicholas Nash

Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Asia Partners

Nicholas Nash is a co-founder of Asia Partners, a leading growth equity firm in Southeast Asia. Previously was the Group President of Sea Ltd. from 2014-2018. Led Sea’s IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: SE), largest ever IPO of a Southeast Asian internet company.

Before that, he worked at General Atlantic for a decade and began his career with McKinsey & Company. Mr. Nash was a member of the WEF ASEAN Regional Strategy Group from 2017-18 and a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations from 2013-18.

He is a Kauffman Fellow, member of the Singapore chapter of YPO. On the boards of Ashoka University, U-Go University, Endeavor Indonesia and Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music at the NUS.

Pinn Lawjindakul

Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Pinn is a founding member of Lightspeed Southeast Asia, a global early-stage investment fund. Prior to Lightspeed, she was at Insignia Venture Partners and Tiger Global Management, where she focused on consumer and financial technology across SEA, India and China. She worked closely with Flipkart (sold to Walmart), Ola, Policybazaar, Hike, Games 24×7, Razorpay, Uxin (IPO exit).


Pinn started her career as a management consultant at Bain & Company and also founded Grab’s motorcycle-on-demand in Bangkok, Thailand. Pinn graduated from Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania with a double degree in Psychology and Finance.

Adrian Li

Managing Partner & Founder, AC Ventures

Adrian is Founder & Managing Partner at AC Ventures, formerly Convergence Ventures. ACV is an early stage Indonesia focused technology venture capital fund. ACV manages 5 funds with AUM of over US$500M and with a portfolio of over 120 businesses invested in the past 8 years. Investments led for the funds include, Payfazz, Koinworks, Julo, Stockbit, Xendit, Shipper, Ula, Edenfarm, Segari, Astro, Carsome, M17 and more. Previously, he co-founded several ventures in China and Indonesia.

Adrian graduated from Cambridge University with a BA and MA in Economics. He obtained his MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and is currently enrolled in the Tsinghua OBOR EMBA program. He is a Kauffman Fellow in Class 21.

Teddy Oetomo

President, Bukalapak

Teddy Oetomo is the President of Bukalapak; a role he has held since 2020. He oversees the corporate secretary, corporate finance, consumer satisfaction management and investment at Bukalapak.

Prior to joining Bukalapak, Teddy spent three years as Head of Intermediary Business at Schroders Indonesia. Before that, he had a spell at Credit Suisse Indonesia as Head of Equity Research from 2006-2014.

Started his career as a lecturer, he has cultivated more than 11 years of experience in the field of equity market and asset management. Other than that, Teddy hold seven publications in international peer-reviewed academic journals.

Teddy holds Ph.D. in Economics and Bachelor of Economics with first class honors from University of Sydney.

Suthen Thomas Paradatheth

Group Chief Technology Officer, Grab

Suthen is the Group Chief Technology Officer of Grab. Based in Singapore, he oversees Grab’s technology teams across the company’s Deliveries, Mobility and Financial services businesses.

As Grab’s GCTO, Suthen is responsible for driving Grab’s technology vision, strategy and execution across the entire company. He plays a critical role in optimising Grab’s superapp synergies to drive sustainable growth and create greater value, convenience, and efficiencies for consumers and partners.

Prior to this, Suthen was Chief Technology Officer of Mobility, Automation and Platform Excellence, Deliveries, and Experiences. He was also Grab’s first technical lead when the company was founded in 2012. Throughout his time at Grab, he led the development of many Grab products and platforms, which supported the rapid growth of Grab’s Deliveries and Mobility services. He also held operational leadership roles and founded the Business Operations team. His unique background in technology and operations closely mirrors Grab’s business, which connects offline services with online consumers.

Suthen received a Bachelor’s degree in computer software engineering from Multimedia University in 2005, where he graduated with First Class Honours. He also received a Master’s degree in Public Policy in 2015 from the Harvard Kennedy School on a twin Fullbright Scholarship and Khazanah Global Scholarship.

Divya Gokulnath

Co-Founder, BYJU’S

Divya Gokulnath is a visionary education entrepreneur, co-founder of BYJU’S – The Learning App, and a strong advocate of equitable and accessible learning. Under her leadership, BYJU’S has transformed the way students learn, impacting over 150 million learners worldwide, and becoming the world’s largest edtech company valued at $22 billion. Having played a pivotal role in establishing and expanding BYJU’S brand in the Indian market, Divya now actively leads the charge in scaling BYJU’S international business across multiple countries. 

As a former teacher, Divya’s dedication to creating personalized learning experiences has made her a true powerhouse in the world of edtech. Divya has been instrumental in launching BYJU’S Education For All, a social initiative that has empowered 5.5 million children from underprivileged backgrounds. She is also a strong advocate for diversity in the workplace and an ardent supporter of India’s fast-growing startup ecosystem and continues to be a mentor for budding young entrepreneurs. 

She has been featured on Fortune 40 under 40 entrepreneurs 2022 list, Fortune Most Powerful Women (2022, 2021, 2020), ASU GSV Power of Women (2021), Business Today’s Most Powerful Women (2019, 2020, 2021) award, LinkedIn Top Voices in Education (2019,2020) (India and Global) and Forbes Asia’s 25 Most Powerful Women (2020).

Darius Mahtani Cheung

CEO, 99 Group

Darius Mahtani Cheung is the founder and CEO of 99 Group, a leading real estate technology company in Southeast Asia, operating leading brands including 99.co, SRX and Rumah123.

Prior to founding 99, Darius founded tenCube, a mobile security company he founded and served as CEO for 5 years and was later acquired by McAfee, where he served as the Director for Mobile Technology for 2 years. Darius is also an angel investor in over 20 startups.

Roshni Mahtani Cheung

CEO, The ParentInc

Roshni Mahtani Cheung is the founder and group CEO of The Parentinc. The company is behind the hugely popular theAsianparent website and mobile app, which together see 35 million users every month from 13 countries, as well as mother and baby care brand Mama’s Choice.

Khailee Ng

Managing Partner, 500 Global

Khailee Ng is a managing partner at multi-stage venture capital firm 500 Global. He has led over 300 investments in Southeast Asian tech startups, including unicorns Grab, Carousell, Bukalapak, Carsome, eFishery, FinAccel, and other regional champions. Prior to 500, he was the founder of Groupsmore (acquired by Groupon) and Malaysia’s largest online media company, Says.com (acquired by Media Prima).