Speakers and Panelists

Name: Che-Hoo Cheng
Position: Infrastructure & Development Director
Organization: APNIC
Biographical info: Che-Hoo joined APNIC in April 2017. His current responsibilities at APNIC include training, technical assistance, security outreach, infrastructure services, and technical community support. Before APNIC, Che-Hoo was in charge of Hong Kong Internet eXchange (HKIX) and the university IT infrastructure at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He has accumulated over 30 years of experience and knowledge of the Internet and IT infrastructure and human connections through services for APNIC Executive Council, .ASIA TLD (Top Level Domain) application and, ASIA Board, Level 3 Asia, FLAG Telecom Asia, APIX, .HK, Hong Kong Academic and Research Network (HARNET), HKISPA, ISOC-HK, HKNOG, APRICOT-APAN 2011 in Hong Kong and APAN 42 in Hong Kong.


Name: Yao Yibin (Ben)
Position: Field Technical Director
Organization: International Communication Instrument (ICI)
Bio: Ben Yao, CCIE#49404 R/S, PMPField Technical Director in ICI, Over 12 years of experience and knowledge of network infrastructure, as a technology team founder of South-East Asia regional, and also as the project manager and interface coordinator of Tencent overseas CDN Node project in South


Name: Chanon Ruangphunglhuang (CR)
Position: System Engineer, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos & Thailand
Organization: Juniper Networks
Bio: Chanon is a System Engineer in Juniper Networks and is responsible for Security, Automation and Cloud Solution. He is experienced in SD-WAN technology with Juniper Networks, SilverPeak, Riverbed, and Velocloud


Name: Saksit Nuchjirasuwan
Position: Security Consultant, Thailand, and Indochina
Organization: Forcepoint 
Bio: Saksit has accumulated over 15 years of experience and knowledge of Security and Internet infrastructure in Asia Pacific. He was the system engineer in F5 Network, Palo Alto Network, and Extrahop Networks.


Name: Mike Gaertner
Position: Co-Founder, Cheif Operation Officer
Organization: Sabay Digital
Bio: Co-Founder and currently serve as Chief Operation Officer of Sabay Digital Corporation. Mike has very broad experience and knowledge with IXP and ISP industry, Blockchain, Cloud Computing, etc… He is also founder of Cambodian Internet Exchange (CNX).


Name: Anil Pande
Position: Vice Chair SMART CITIES
Organization: Fiber X
Bio: Anil is currently Director with FiberX Technologies, focused on unique Networking Solutions for Smart Cities.
Anil is an Engineer with an MBA in Marketing from the Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University and several courses from ISB and Harvard.


Name: Ou Phannarith
Position: Director of ICT Security
Organization: Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications of Cambodia
Bio: Mr. OU has been invited to present in global conferences, forums, and seminars and he is the ISLA-(ISC)2 award in 2016. In December 2012, he was awarded as one of the top 10 Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) in ASEAN by the International Data Group (IDG). In addition to his posts in the public sector, Mr. Ou has been the Assistant Professor specialize in Cybersecurity. He is the founder of the first leading information security awareness website (www.secudemy.com) in Cambodia.


Name: Diep Kong
Position: Head of Networks
Organization: SINET
Bio: Experiences in ISPs and Telecom service for over 10 years. Carrier-class IP routing and switch network (Cisco and Juniper), IP Firewall, Open Source software, data center, MPLS, infrastructure, Automation, and network planning, service operation, project management, and service quality assurance


Name: Ly Vandy
Position: Senior Manager, IT Audit & Cyber Security
Organization: Big Four Consulting Firm
Bio: Ly Vandy is a Senior Manager, Information Risk Management (IT Audit) & Cyber Security at Big Four Consulting Firm and former Manager of Information Security & Technology Risk at Banking Industry. He is also the founder of Information Systems Security Alliance (www.issalliance.org) and the founder of CISO local program development. He has 8 years of experience in software development and 6 years in IT security. His key areas of expertise include project management, cyber security analysis, web/network/mobile VAPT, incident handling, IT governance & management, and IT Audit. In 2013, he was a Technical Project Advisor of Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). He holds a Masters Degree in IT Engineering and is a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), a Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Payment Card Industry Security Implementer (CPISI), a Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Implementor and a System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP). In addition, he has the following certifications: Cyber Security (Incident Handling and Assessment) from Malaysia, Opensource Intelligence from Korea, Digital Forensic from China, Internet Investigation from Thailand and IT Security Assessment from Singapore.