Speakers | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Alex Yap
TAC Manager

Fortinet, Southeast Asia and Hong Kong

Alex is responsible for TAC support operation, customer escalation management for Southeast Asia and Hong Kong (SEAHK) region. He has 16 years of combined experience in technical support and management role.

Prior to Fortinet, he was with Huiwei-3com (H3C) as a Professional Service Engineer and Network consultant in LogicalCMG consulting firm.

Alvin Rodrigues
Chief Security Strategist, APAC
Fortinet, Asia Pacific

Alvin Rodrigues has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. At Fortinet, Alvin is responsible for sales and marketing strategy, program development, business messaging, and the deployment of the strategies through the different routes to market across Asia Pacific. He speaks at public forums and events on security, and engages with executives one-to-one or over roundtable discussions to understand their security challenges and propose solutions optimised to their business needs.

Eric Chan
Pre-Sales Consulting Director
Fortinet, Asia Pacific

Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Eric Chan has more than 15 years of experience in the network & cybersecurity industry. He currently manages the APAC regional system engineering and professional services team.

Since joining Fortinet in 2006, he has helped Fortinet grow into the top cybersecurity company in APAC and Worldwide. Prior to Fortinet, he was working with Dimension Data handling networking and OSS solutions.

Gavin Chow
Network Security Strategist
Fortinet, Asia Pacific

Gavin Chow has 15 years of experience in consulting and delivering cybersecurity projects for many industry verticals across the Asia Pacific region.

He is currently involved with strategizing Fortinet’s advanced security solutions to mitigate attacks in a modern threat landscape.

Matthew Kuan
Director, Solutions Marketing
Fortinet, Asia Pacific

Matthew Kuan is the Solutions Marketing Director for Fortinet in Asia Pacific based out of Singapore.  In this role, Matthew is responsible for marketing messaging and content, vertical solutions, strategic marketing plans and execution for Fortinet.

Prior to joining Fortinet, Matthew has worked with Motorola Solutions as a Leader for Vertical Solutions & Marketing in Asia Pacific & Middle East, he has also amassed a great wealth of experience in developing strategies and change management in the area of sales and marketing at Avaya and Nortel Networks in Asia Pacific.

Bachelor of Science (Hon) in Computing and Information System
University of London, UK

LLB (Hon), Law (Major – Company Law & Evidence)
University of London, UK

Nicky Fang PMP, CISSP
Business Development, App & Sec
Spirent

Nicky has been a Security Solution Architect for Asia Pacific region, based in Singapore while he was with Cenzic Inc. since 2013 until it was acquired by Trustwave in 2014, and subsequently by Singtel in 2015.

He has more than 10 years of regional IT career experience spanning from infrastructure, systems and applications, with focus on application security and testing for the last 3 years. He has extensive knowledge in consulting and managed security services, particularly in enterprise and aerospace industries. He has also travelled extensively in APAC regions from designing to delivery to training and enablement for partners and customers.

Peerapong Jongvibool
Vice President, Southeast Asia and Hong Kong
Fortinet Inc.

Peerapong is Fortinet’s Vice President looking after Southeast Asia and Hong Kong region. His responsibilities include growing the overall of network security management business in these countries, managing the distribution channel, and leading the sales teams. Prior to Fortinet, he was the country manager for Allied Telesyn (Asia) International Pte Ltd and was responsible for strengthening its presence in the Thai market.

Wong Ching Ping
Snr Business Development Manager
Fortinet Southeast Asia and Hong Kong

C.P. is responsible for driving greater adoption of Fortinet’s Enhanced Tech solutions in the region. Prior to Fortinet C.P. spent more than 10 years in Product Development and Engineering in a leading Telco in Southeast Asia, bringing new technologies and solutions to the Telco market.

C.P. holds a Master of Engineering from National University of Singapore and Master of Business Administration from University of Manchester. He is also a certified ITIL and BCP professional.