Speakers | Manila, Philippines

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.

Gabriel Au Yong
Customer Support Manager
Fortinet, Southeast Asia and Hong Kong

Gabriel is responsible for customer escalation management and support operation for Southeast Asia and Hong Kong (SEAHK) region. Gabriel has over 17 years of combined technical support & pre-sales experience in the network security industry.

Prior to Fortinet, Gabriel has worked with Netmarks Malaysia as Technical Sales Engineer.

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.

Jeff Castillo
Country Manager, Philippines
Fortinet Inc.

Jeff Castillo is the Country Manager for Fortinet in the Philippines. His charter is to grow the company’s market share and mindshare by engaging service providers and enterprises of all sizes in the country. Before joining Fortinet, he was Sales and Marketing Director for a leading system integrator for more than 10 years. He has extensive industry knowledge and selling experience in providing end-to-end hardware and software solutions to key verticals.

Jubert Alberto
Head of Operations
IDC Philippines

Jubert is the Head of Operations in IDC Philippines. He manages the Philippine ICT Market Report Series- as well as syndicated research, which IDC calls Continuous Intelligence Service (CIS), covering various hot topics in the Philippine ICT industry. He authors reports on topics that cover overall IT spending, SME buying behavior, vertical and horizontal industries, channels management, and IT services. His wide range of exposure and market knowledge enables him to work on regional initiatives on IT services, channels and partnering, consumer devices and services, economy, online gaming, and government programs.

Jubert is also responsible for demand-side nationwide surveys on corporate and home ICT users in the country, where these survey results are integral to consulting projects in the region. In addition, he handles supply-side research for printers and peripherals. His research expertise has also been extended to regional trackers in the areas of laser multifunction and inkjet technologies. Apart from handling the PC monitor tracker in the past, he has participated in quantitative studies customized for local players.

In recognition of his immense contribution to the local and regional research operations, Jubert has been awarded two accolades from IDC since he joined the organization. In FY 2005, IDC conferred on Jubert the “IDC Asia/Pacific Country Research Quality and Timeliness Award” and in FY2004, he received the “IDC Philippines’ Best Employee Growth” award.

Prior to joining IDC in July 2000, Jubert was responsible for the analysis and interpretation of data in various government-led social and health research initiatives, as well as demand-side research projects in a leading manufacturing firm.

Jubert holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Research from the University of the Philippines, Diliman.

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

Police Senior Superintendent Reczon Tito T. Acabado
The Acting Director
PNP Anti-Cybercrime Group

An experienced Police Officer, with a strong dedication in law enforcement that resonates throughout his 35 years in service after graduating from the Philippine Military Academy. His expertise spans across the fields of investigation, intelligence, operations, and community relations.

He is one of the main proponents of the PNP’s Cyber Security programs and holds numerous Cyber Security Qualifications and Trainings from Europe, Asia and the United States.

Shikwang Jang
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. 

B.A. & MBA

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.