singapore 2023

Building Resilience and Trust in the Digital Economy


Date & Time

Thursday, 29 Nov 2023

09:00am – 04:00pm (SGT)

Walk-in starts 8:30 am


Singapore Management University

80 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178902

School of Computer and Information Systems, Lecture Hall: SCIS1 SR B1-1

Basement 1, Seminar Room 1


Opening speech by Mr. Jan BOSVELD, Managing Director, Promon Asia Pacific

Keynote speaker: Dr. SHAR Lwin Khin, Assistant Professor, Singapore Management University

Keynote speaker: Dr. Manuel HEPFER, Researcher at ISTARI​, Oxford University

Keynote speaker: Mr. Albert CHING, Vice-Chairman and CTO, i-Sprint Innovations

Keynote speaker: Dr. Ling Xiao JIANG, Assistant Professor, Singapore Management University

Keynote speaker: Mr. Priyesh PANCHAMATIA, Director, Solutions Consulting CISSP, i-Sprint Innovations

LIVE Demo by Mr. Phong PHAN, Product Manager, i-Sprint Innovations

Keynote speaker: Mr. Morten RUUD, Product Manager, Promon Asia Pacific

Panel discussion with: Dr. SHAR Lwin Khin, Mr. Morten RUUD, Dr. Chi Hung CHI, Mr. Priyesh PANCHMATIA & Mr. Jan BOSVELD

Moderated by: Mr. Albert CHING

Closing remarks by Mr. Jan BOSVELD, Managing Director, Promon Asia Pacific

The SHIELDCON Asia Tour begins in


Albert is the CTO of i-Sprint Innovations, a global IAM and Mobile App Security software company. Their security solutions are designed to help clients address digital identity and mobile app protection challenges. Their solutions have been successfully deployed in many organizations with complex operations, such as Citibank, UOB, OCBC, Bank of China, Bank of America, Bank of Communications, IRAS, GovTech, and other financial services institutions, government agencies, and large corporations.

Manuel is Head of Knowledge and Insights at ISTARI and a Research Affiliate at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School. Before joining ISTARI, he completed a DPhil (the Oxford equivalent of a PhD) in Cybersecurity and Strategic Management at the University of Oxford. His research, which examines organisational resilience in the wake of cyber attacks, has been published in academic and practitioner journals and won several awards.

Morten is a highly knowledgeable professional in both hardware and software domains. His expertise lies in product management, especially in strategic planning and technical sales for Promon Shield software security solutions. As the product manager for the latest Promon IP Protection+, Morten is leading the way in Promon’s innovative efforts. This cutting-edge product uses advanced obfuscation technology to protect intellectual property, showcasing Morten’s commitment to staying at the forefront of security advancements.

Jan has over 25 years of IT industry experience and has expert knowledge of Authentication, DLP, HSM, IAM, PKI, and Mobile App Security, Currently, he is the Managing Director at Promon Asia Pacific, which has its HQ in Norway. Promon has been pioneers in app security and delivered world-leading in-depth software to many of the largest banks around the globe. Their RASP Mobile App security solution has been deployed globally to serve more than 1 billion users across many different industries.

Priyesh has over 20 years of cybersecurity experience and is experienced in implementing multi-faceted Identity and Access Management projects for various global and regional banks and governments. He leads the solutions consulting team at i-Sprint Innovations, a global IAM and Mobile App Security software company.

Phong is a Technical Expert and Product Manager with a track record of delivering innovative solutions and enhancing security for mobile banking apps. He not only conducts Mobile App Security Validation Testing, provides technical training, and delivers Proof of Concepts for clients, but he also actively engages in Mobile App Security Research and publishes research papers in global software engineering conferences.

Dr. Chi Hung is a senior principal research scientist at the Digital Trust Centre at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Dr. Chi has been active in basic science research and technology development and deployment. His current research areas include digital trust, security, and privacy-preserving; data engineering and science; knowledge modeling; behaviour and cognitive computing; artificial intelligence and machine learning; the Internet of Things (IoT); and cloud computing.

Lwin Khin Shar is an assistant professor at Singapore Management University. He has worked on European and industrial research projects in collaboration with industrial partners and European universities. His current research focuses on scalable and effective analysis of security and privacy issues in web and mobile apps using program analysis, constraint solving, search-based testing, and machine learning techniques.

Lingxiao Jiang is an assistant professor in Singapore Management University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the UC Davis in 2009. His research interests span software engineering, programming languages, systems, security & privacy, and machine learning, while specializing in software testing and debugging, program analysis, code search & reuse, software repository mining, and deep learning of code. He is currently a Co-Director of the Center for Research on Intelligent Software Engineering at SMU.


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