SWITCH Singapore

Webit.APAC Summit

Press release   •   Sep 06, 2016 09:55 +08

On 20 September Singapore is to host global innovators at Webit.APAC Summit - a special invitations only event on digital transformation, digital marketing, media and convergence, produced by Webit.Foundation.

The challenges of the new complex digital world are driving the business and societal transformation in fast pace. Artificial Intelligence empowered brand-consumer relationships, the future of media empowered by virtual reality, brand and company transformation, collaboration with the startup world and investment in new media startups, along with digital marketing and advertising are among the topics which shall be challenged by global experts and thought leaders during the one-day Webit.APAC summit.

Webit.APAC is a partner event under the Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology (SWITCH), the first platform in Singapore that will aggregate an array of public and private sector players in the innovation and enterprise ecosystem, to come together to build a concept week that showcases Singapore’s vibrant entrepreneurial and technology innovation ecosystem to the international community. SWITCH will make its debut from 19 to 21 September 2016 at the Resorts World Convention Centre. 

The event in Singapore (Webit.APAC) brings together a selected group of the major digital and tech experts from Singapore, SouthEast Asia and rest of the world.

Webit.APAC speakers include top executives from major global and SouthEast Asia's most

innovative companies such as Ward Van Duffel, Vice President, Lego, Sandy Carter, General manager Ecosystem and startup, IBM, Rohit Tripati, GM and head of productts,SAP Mobile services,,Celina Chew, President, Bayer Greater China, Alberto Jimenez, Program Director, Mobile Payments,IBM, Ashish Bhasin, Chairman and CEO Dentsu,Aegis, Caspar Schlickum, CEO APAC,Wunderman, Sefdar Mustafa, Head of Product Management, Al Jazeera Media network, Vikash Gulati, Managing director APAC, Opera, Jason Jercinovic, President & Global Brand Director, Havas Worldwide, among the many others.

You may apply for invitation online at http://www.globalwebitseries.com/apac/

More about the Global Webit Series

WSJ calls Webit the "startup friendly enterprise event", Forbes names Webit among the events that change the perception of the city and the region Webit forum is held. Venture Beat calls Webit - the smarter version of SXSW. The largest event is the Global Webit Congress with over 12000 attendees from 110 countries. The other Webit events include: Webit.Festival in Sofia - heavily endorsed by EC, where the Digital Single Market of Europe was announced by Vice President Ansip, Webit.EMEA in Istanbul, Webit.MENA in Dubai and in 2016 Webit.APAC in Singapore and Webit.INDIA in New Delhi.

Webit stands for one of the largest global communities of people fascinated by technology and fostering the digital transformation in the business and the society.

Webit enables business opportunities at global scale and ignites further the growth of the local ecosystems, inspires and empowers them and creates a platform for dialogue between policy makers, enterprise and entrepreneurs. 

Webit is hosting global and regional enterprise Fortune 500 leaders, world renowned scientists, hottest startups, founders and top policy makers.

See more from the latest Webit.Festival event for Europe here: www.webit.bg

Singapore Week of Innovation & Technology (SWITCH) is a brand new platform concept in Singapore where complementing tech and innovation events come together to “plug and play”. SWITCH brings together partners in the technology, innovation and enterprise ecosystem in a series of complementary tech events in Singapore.

SWITCH is the first platform in Singapore that will aggregate an array of public and private sector players in the innovation and enterprise ecosystem, to come together to build a concept week that showcases Singapore’s vibrant entrepreneurial and technology innovation ecosystem. SWITCH will feature exhibitions, conferences, workshops and activities revolving around topics such as open innovation, technology transfer, tech entrepreneurship, venture funding, and talent development. It also aims to open up a new genre of events that showcase the intersections of technology and lifestyle - the way we live, learn, work and play.