Adaire Fox-Martin is Senior Vice President, Industry Business Solutions, SAP Asia Pacific Japan.
Adam Soliman is an agricultural economist, attorney, and researcher focused on legal and economic issues in the Agriculture, Resource and Food sectors. Adam started his career at an early age in the agribusiness sector then pursued graduate studies in agricultural economics as well as law, focusing on Agriculture and Food Law. His education spans several countries, from Egypt, Canada, U.S., and Hong Kong.
Adeline Hales is the Director and Head of Branding at iconic global marketing and communications agency, Young & Rubicam. Adeline is a
corporate consulting professional with extensive industry experience covering corporate branding, marketing, digital, and management consulting. In her current positive, Adeline is responsible for strategic brand consulting for the agency’s leading regional clients.
Before joining Y&R, Adeline held senior positions at top management consulting and technology firms consultancies, Oliver Wyman, Roland Berger, and IBM. Adeline’s current topics of interest – integrated branding, startup branding, and smart city development.
Adrian Johnston is senior vice president of applications for Oracle in Japan and Asia Pacific. He is responsible for leading the business for Oracle’s cloud offerings in the apps space.
Johnston first joined Oracle in 2002 as vice president of applications and product operations for Asia Pacific. He then went on to hold several other positions, including vice president of the applications midmarket business unit. From 2008 to 2015, Johnston held the position of vice president of the Microsoft Business Solutions Division in Asia, after which he returned to Oracle. Johnston holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New South Wales.
Adrian has over 23 years of consulting and leadership experience in the financial services industry.
He has led multinational teams spanning Japan, the US, Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mainland China, Taiwan, and India.
Most recently, he was a Partner in a Big 4 firm, where he led client relationships across Asia Pacific for FWD and MetLife.
Adrian focuses on transforming individuals and organizations through coaching the whole person, not just the job title. He offers corporate wellness program design, implementation and management, as well as one-to-one and team-based coaching.
Ajit Melarkode, Managing Director for Rackspace Asia Pacific, oversees Rackspace Hosting and Fanatical Support in APAC, managing sales, marketing, channel, support and data center operations and Rackspace teams in Hong Kong, Sydney and Bangalore. He is an alum of the London School of Economics (LSE) and London Business School and has been a bit of a globetrotter, having led teams and assignments in 10+ countries and across North America, Europe and Asia.
Akshay Mendon leads the Singapore Office of global executive search and leadership hiring firm EMA Partners International. Over the last 15 years he has executed leadership hiring mandates across Healthcare, Consumer, Industrial and Energy.
A Mechanical Engineer by qualification, he also holds a master’s degree in Human Resources Management
Alan Chan is Director of Global Services Business (GSB) for Fuji Xerox (Hong Kong) Limited (FXHK).
Alex Capri is a Partner & Regional Leader Asia Pacific, Trade & Customs at KPMG.
Raphael Madarang is Manager, Trade & Customs at KPMG China.
Alex Tam is Managing Director at Equinix Hong Kong. He has over 20 years’ experience in the ICT industry. Tam holds a M.Sc. degree in Global Business from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a B.Sc. degree in Engineering from The University of Hong Kong.