Technical Training Specialist, Minitab Pty Ltd
Ming Dong is one of only a handful of practitioners across the Asia Pacific Region to be a Certified Trainer for Minitab’s flagship product, Minitab Statistical Software.
Ming’s formal qualifications include an undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering Management, a Masters of Computer Science from the University of New South Wales, and a Masters of Applied Statistics from Macquarie University. Ming has a unique and profound understanding of the application of statistics in the business world.
In addition, Ming has broad business development experience, developed through his work in senior technical roles for large organisations such as Toshiba and OzEmail. As a university research officer at Macquarie University, he had several papers published in the field of Bioinformatics.
His extensive business development and industry experience are the reason why Ming has been engaged by some of the world’s largest mining, banking and medical devices companies, to provide consulting services in the application of data analysis.
Co-Founder, Contechie LLP
Praveen has 10 years of digital transformation experience. He is equipped with extensive experience working as a strategic partner in the entertainment, media, Education, Publishing, Healthcare & Pharma industry across the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific in a portfolio of brands including J&J, Otsuka, Educomp India, Viacom US, Discovery Education, KPMG, Deloitte, Pearson, Kaplan UK, Marshall Cavendish Singapore etc.
Currently, He is the Co-founder of Contechie, provides digital solutions with AI, Analytics, Machine Learning, AR & VR Services to multiple industries. He is quite passionate about Artificial Intelligence, Analytics & Data Science, Chatbots & Immersive Content (Augmented & Virtual Reality).
Dr. Joel Lonzanida
Business Excellence Lead, Accenture
Joel Lonzanida had vast work experience across the manufacturing and business process outsourcing sectors mostly focusing on key thrusts related to ISO Quality Management, Process Management, Lean, Six Sigma, and Innovation. He is currently the Business Excellence Lead (Master Black Belt) in one of the business towers in Accenture and prior to joining this company, he have previous stints from other companies such as being the Vice President/Site Lead/Master Black Belt of Operational Excellence at Bank of America Continuum Philippines, Senior Manager/Site Lead/Master Black Belt at Xerox, Business Process Improvement Site Lead at Dell, among others
He is certified in various disciplines such as ISO 9001 (ISO Quality Auditor, Philippine Quality Award (Assessor), Lean (Lean Master), Six Sigma (Master Black Belt), and TRIZ Innovation. He is also a trained practitioner in Six Thinking Hats Innovation and Design Thinking
He is a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Masters in Business Administration (with honors), and Doctor of Philosophy in Management. He also had Management Development Programs in Cornell University, India School of Business, and University of the Philippines.
Analytics & Insight Solution Executive, SAP Southeast Asia
Alistair Tan is an Analytics and Insight Solution Executive from SAP Southeast Asia (SEA). An Early Talent from the SAP Global Sales Academy, Alistair is responsible for supporting the Analytics & Insight Solution team in SEA, where he drives conversations with customers to understand their business challenges and offer solutions that help organisations harness the power of data.
Passionate about enabling sustainable social and business outcomes, Alistair is also actively involved in supporting SAP SEA’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. One such programme is the ASEAN Data Science Explorer, a regional data analytics competition jointly organised between the ASEAN Foundation and SAP, to give ASEAN youths a voice, understand the challenges of the 10-member states and take part in leading social transformation within the ASEAN bloc. Leveraging his technical expertise and knowledge, Alistair acts as a technology consultant to over 100 youths across the region to help train these youths on SAP Analytics Cloud, and how to leverage the platform to derive meaningful insights.
As a technology professional and a Business Management graduate from the University of Queensland, Alistair is also an ardent believer in the power of digital technologies to deliver business success. In his daily correspondence with customers, he helps businesses understand the value of data in helping drive sustainable growth, and how analytics can be the tool to empower organisations to do so.
Mary Anne Concio
Founder & CEO, Powerhouse Development & Coaching Academy Inc.
A management system and operational excellence expert, she brings forth wealth of IDEAS – Insights, Dedication, Experience and Alliance in bringing you the next generation of management systems. With highly developed skill in facilitation and knowledge transfer to bring together plans and action requirements for strategic planning, business process assurance, performance management and managing improvement all the way to sustainability and operational excellence. She has a wealth and depth of industry and business solutions exposure having been a Managing Consultant for both Management System/Operational Excellence, and Product Champion for diverse industries and application business solutions for Powerhouse Academy and Neville Clarke and has led its growth both inbusiness and knowledge diversity. Her project portfolio includes diverse objectives ranging from quality, information security, business continuty to process maturity and business excellence. Her qualifications include both being a Lead Implemeter , Lead Auditor, Lead Risk Manager, Project Manager , Lean Master Six Sigma BB., Lean Sigma MBB.
Process Excellence Manager, Google
Ray has 20 years of professional experience in the fields of Quality Management, Training, Sales, Marketing, Business Process Modeling and Operations, He has been involved with the Academe, Legal, Business Process Outsourcing and Shared Services Industries. Ray is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Tenured Philippine Quality Award (PQA) Assessor and Certified Process Professional. He is primarily focused on Process Simplification, Leadership Development, Metrics Creation and Performance Measurement using the PQA Framework. Currently, Ray is Process Excellence Manager for Google.