Thailand 2023

Building Resilience and Trust in the Digital Economy


Date & Time

Tuesday, 28 Nov 2023

09:00am – 04:30pm (BKT)

Walk-in starts 8:30 am


Conf HALL, Digital Economy Promotion Agency (DEPA)

7 Floor, 80 Lat Phrao 4 Alley

Chom Phon, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand


Opening speech by Dr. Kasititorn Pooparadai, SEVP/ CSO (Digital Strategy and Security) of DEPA

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

Keynote speaker: Mr. Surat Tungsuputi
Assistant Director (CISA, CISM), Technology Risk Supervision Department, Payment System Policy and Financial Technology Group, Bank of Thailand

Keynote speaker: Assistant Professor Dr. Waraporn Promwikorn, Assistant Secretary-General National Cyber Security Committee, National Cyber Security Agency (NCSA)

Keynote speaker: Mr. Somporn Chitphentom, President, TRIS Corporation Ltd.

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

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

Keynote speaker: Mr. Nuttapong Wongsawang, Senior Consultant, i-Sprint Innovations

Keynote speaker: Mr. Phong PHAN, Product Manager & Mr. Nuttapong Wongsawang, Senior Consultant, i-Sprint Innovations

Panel discussion with: Mr. Morten RUUD, Mr. Jan BOSVELD, Mr. Wanawit AHKUPUTRA, Dr. Teerawat Issariyakul

Moderated by: Mr. Albert CHING

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

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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.

Nuttapong has over 15 years of IT industry experience and has expert knowledge of IAM, MFA, and Mobile App Security. He is the Senior Technical with i-Sprint Innovations, and he works with customers and partners in complex digital identity solutions in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar. He has also helped many Mobile App Protection projects across the region, which has helped him develop strong domain knowledge in deploying Mobile App Security solutions.

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.

Kasititorn completed her Science and Technology Policy doctoral studies at the University of Manchester, UK. She started her career as an ICT policy researcher with the National IT Committee Secretariat, under the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center. She has rich experience in the formulation of ICT policy. She is the Senior Executive Vice President / CSO (Digital Strategy and Security) of the Digital Economy Promotion Agency. She plays a critical role in Thailand’s Digital Economy and Society Development Plan and promotes cyber security and integration of digital technology into every aspect of business in Thailand.

Somporn received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Boston University and his master’s degree from Harvard University. He began his career with the Bank of Thailand, working on formulating lending policies for priority sectors. He then worked on money and foreign exchange markets to help recommend monetary policies for the Thai central bank. He has extensive working experience in financial institutions, government agencies, and commercial organizations. He is the President of TRIS Corporation, a consultancy company specializing in credit rating and business performance evaluation.

Surat has 9 years of work experience at the Bank of Thailand (BoT), with primary responsibility for policy setting Criteria for IT supervision and supervision of financial institutions Specialized financial institutions and service providers under the supervision of the BoT.

Assistant Professor Dr. Waraporn Promwikorn graduated Ph.D. (Cell and Molecular Biology) from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom in 2002. She has experienced in a number of researches. She is in a position Assistant Secretary-General National Cyber Security Committee in 2022 and now taking a regulatory role on national cybersecurity policy, strategy and plan, international coordination with other cybersecurity agencies.


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