AmCham ICT Committee Networking Event: Marketing meets Technology

Date(s) - 07/06/2013
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Event Description

The industrial era was about building things, the social era is about connecting things, people and ideas. In Marketing meets Technology we discover what all the fuss is about and how technology can help to bring some order and automation to Marketing in the Social Era.


05:30 pm Registration
06:00 pm Welcome and Introduction
U.S. IT Exports to Vietnam
Update IT/Telecommunication Law
How connected Vietnamese consumers are; online, on mobile and through social networks
Technological Trends & How it Affects Marketing
7:00 pm Networking
8:30 pm Event ends


Members: vnd 600,000| Non-members: vnd 700,000


RickMr. Rick Yvanovich FCMA, CGMA, FCPA (Aust.)/ Founder and CEO /Rick is a Chartered Management Accountant with 30 years of diverse experiences including Oil & Gas, Hospitality, Retail, Telecommunications, Financial Services, Property development, Defence Manufacturing, Manufacturing, Breweries, FMCG, High Technology, and the Accounting profession. He has been living in Vietnam since May 1990. A consultant and serial entrepreneur he has been directly involved in hundreds of client engagements in 39 countries and founded several companies including TRG International. Rick is a Board Member of the South East Asia Regional Board for CIMA and is also Chairman of the AMCHAM HCMC ICT group.


Mr. Triet Huynh, Commercial Specialist, Commercial Section, U.S. Consulate General, HCMC, Vietnam
Working as a Senior Commercial Specialist in the Commercial Section of the U.S. Consulate General for more than five years, Mr. Triet supports hundreds of U.S. ICT firms as they seek to enter or expand business in Vietnam’s ICT market.  In addition, Mr. Triet works with hundreds of Vietnamese ICT firms as they look for state-of-the-art hardware and software to meet growing domestic demand and to cater to major ICT projects. Mr. Triet is concurrently serving as the U.S. Department Commerce Leader of its Asia ICT Team, working with his colleagues in the region.

Screen Shot 2013-05-03 at 3.02.44 PMMr. Seck Yee Chung, Partner, Baker & McKenzie Vietnam Ltd.
Seck Yee Chung leads the M&A, IT/C, pharmaceutical and healthcare practices in Vietnam.
He has dealt with a wide range of investment projects and major M&A deals, and advised and assisted on corporate, commercial and regulatory compliance matters. This includes foreign direct investment, licensing, market access under WTO, private and public M&A, securities acquisition disclosures, competition and anti-corruption compliance, commercial promotions and marketing, data use and privacy, over a diverse range of industries, from pharmaceuticals, medical devices, clinical trials, cosmetics, and food & beverage, to manufacturing, property, IT/C, and aviation.
Chambers Global, Chambers Asia,
and PLC Which Lawyer rank him as a leading/recommended lawyer in the field of Corporate/M&A and TMT in Vietnam.  He is a member of the Law Society of Singapore and serves as Vice President of the Singapore Business Group, Ho Chi Minh City.


Mr. Richard Burrage, Managing Partner, Cimigo.
Richard Burrage has twenty one years of experience in market research and strategic consulting. He has worked across Asia Pacific consulting across a range of industries and business issues. He has spent the last sixteen years in Vietnam assisting in the development and building of numerous brands to achieve leadership positions. Richard is a UK national and resides in HCMC with his Vietnamese wife and their children.Richard founded Cimigo in 2003 and today has offices across eight countries in Asia.

Microsoft speaker- Minh TranMr. Minh Tran, Chief Marketing and Operations Director, Microsoft Indochina Minh Tran is a Vietnamese Australian with over 15 years of experience working in the Australian & Asia Pacific region. Currently he is the Chief Marketing and Operations Director for Microsoft Indochina with responsibilities over Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Minh loves working in Asia and prior to moving to Vietnam he had lived and worked in Singapore and Malaysia holding executive sales and marketing positions in multi-national companies such as Samsung Electronics, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Lexmark International.

Minh holds an Masters Of Business Administration from RMIT University in Melbourne and particularly enjoys working with local and international universities to help students and potential investors understand the expected challenges of working in an emerging market and balancing these challenges with global trends and compliance. Minh describes himself as a fun, energetic and passionate individual that loves to inspire and learn.



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