Fortinet Indonesia and Malaysia
Edwin Lim is the Country Director of Fortinet for Indonesia. He is responsible for Fortinet’s overall business performance and growth in Indonesia.
Edwin joined Fortinet in January 2016 with almost two decades of diverse professional experience in the IT solution and service industry, having worked for companies such as VMware, Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) and Azure Technologies.
Prior to joining Fortinet, Edwin was the Managing Director for Acclivis Technology and Solutions, a leading provider of enterprise cloud services.
Before Acclivis, he held the position of Country Manager, Hitachi Data Systems in Indonesia. During his tenure, Edwin led his team to consistently achieve and even exceed their business objectives. He also played a vital role in developing and expanding HDS’ business in the Indonesian market.
Edwin has also held a number of senior executive positions in the IT industry, including Indonesia Country Manager for VMware; Indonesia Country Manager for Ingram Micro and ASEAN Regional Director for Avnet Technology Solutions.
Edwin holds a Master’s Degree in Business Management from Bina Nusantara University, Jakarta and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering from Institut Sains dan Teknologi Nasional (ISTN) Jakarta.
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.
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.
Technical Director APAC & Korea Sales Head
Shikwang Jang (SK) has been working in the IT industry for more than 16 years spanning roles from technical support, professional service and pre-sales engineer. And he has joined FireMon in 2014 to help build business in APAC.
He’s passionate about IT industry and has been exposed himself to many different roles and technologies so he can be an instrument to fill the gap among technology silos and even between technology and business.
He worked for companies like Crossbeam systems, Intel Security (McAfee), Limelight Networks covering APAC region.
CISSP, CCSE, CCNA, CSA
B.A. & MBA
Chief Technology Officer
PT MNC Kapital Indonesia TBK
He is a global expert in the field of Information Technology with 20 years’ experience working in Japan and 3 years working in Hong Kong. He has been a pioneer in information technology and system integrations business for last 16 years. He has served as Director at Dimension Data in Japan for 9 years, leading the entire financial services vertical in the country, which included global and multinationals. In addition, he has over 5 years’ experience as Regional Head of Business Development, Operations and Transition at AXA Technology Services Asia Pacific. He has been working in Indonesia since 2012 and has led the establishment of business entities of AXA Technology in Indonesia and Singapore, established Regional Cloud Practice and IT Infrastructure Shared Services for AXA. Prior to joining the MNC Group, he served as President Director at PT Indonesia Dimension Data, where he was responsible for the entire business & operations, including leading the synergy within NTT Group.
He is now leading Digitalization and IT transformation initiatives, working as a Board of Director in MNC Group & Group CTO for MNC Investama and MNC Kapital.
He earned an MBA from Temple University Japan, and completed the Executive Leadership Education program at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, USA.
Associate Vice President
Enterprise Infrastructure, IDC APAC
Simon Piff has more than 21 years of Asia/Pacific regional experience, mostly in the IT industry, serving in various sales and marketing management roles for hardware, software, services, and online businesses.
Simon runs the IT security research agenda for IDC Asia/Pacific, focusing on the needs of the chief security officer in an environment that encompasses cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and a continued and persistent attack from cybercriminals. Much has changed in this area since 1994 when he installed his first firewall, and the collision of Big Data with security, the move to a defense in-depth strategy, and the issues of insufficient numbers of well-trained staff make this a challenging area for businesses today.
Having previously covered the storage system and then datacenter markets for
IDC Asia/Pacific, his career background and IDC experience put him in the ideal position to deliver valuable insights to both technology buyers and providers.
Prior to joining IDC, Simon worked at Microsoft Asia/Pacific, defining their business intelligence, data warehousing, and data management go-to-market strategies for the region. He also worked at Digital Equipment Corporation to develop its IT security, Internet, ecommerce, and service provider business as well as with a medical dot-com in various business development and management roles.
His background provides him with a unique understanding of the issues and challenges facing both end users and vendors with regard to their IT aspirations within the Asia/Pacific markets.
In 2005, Simon received his MBA from Southern Cross University, Australia.
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
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.
Nicky Fang PMP, CISSP
Business Development, App & Sec
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.
Global Security Strategist
Derek Manky formulates security strategy with more than fifteen years of cyber security experience, his ultimate goal to make a positive impact towards the global war on cyber crime. Manky provides thought leadership to industry, and has presented research and strategy world-wide at premier security conferences. As a cyber security expert, his work has included meetings with leading political figures and key policy stakeholders, including law enforcement, who help define the future of cyber security. He is actively involved with several global threat intelligence initiatives including NATO NICP, INTERPOL Expert Working Group, the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) working committee and FIRST; all in effort to shape the future of actionable threat intelligence and proactive security strategy.
He works globally with the security industry and Computer Emergency Response (CERT) to connect the dots, streamlining mitigation advice and threat forecasts based on personal knowledge and a team of world class experts at Fortinet and FortiGuard Labs. This strategy is integrated into advanced technology frameworks to fight cyber attacks, while keeping clients secure. Manky directs vision of cyber security in conjunction with the evolving threat landscape. He designed a zero-day vulnerability disclosure framework, which has been reliably used for years to responsibly fix security issues before criminals discover and attack them.
Manky sits on a computing science advisory committee, and meets with universities to provide security industry input that he hopes will help shape the bright young minds of tomorrow. In effort to educate, he is regularly featured in top tier media and guest articles including, but not limited to CNN, Bloomberg, NBC, MSNBC, Wired, CSO, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times. Manky has also been recipient of CRN’s ‘Security Superstar’ award. He continues to dedicate his career to security, research and education.
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.