Business summit for government and SMEs to speed up digital transformation


MAXIS is hosting the inaugural Maxis Business Spark Summit 2019 tomorrow to accelerate awareness and implementation of digital transformation initiatives across the country.

It is expected to draw inspiring speakers, business leaders across corporate, government and SMEs businesses to provide an in-depth look on the exponential advancement in technology and disruptive innovation for businesses and evolving digital lifestyles of today.

“A big part of digital transformation is about understanding the immense benefits of technology, as well as partnerships to help simplify its complexity and successfully implement it to achieve the desired outcome and benefit. “With digital disruption already happening across industries, there is an urgent need for organisations to work together and accelerate transformation efforts.

“By hosting this summit, we hope to create more awareness of the potential and possibilities of what technology can do for businesses, as well as inspire participants with insight and experiences from an international line-up of, business leaders and speakers,” said Maxis chief enterprise business officer Paul McManus. With over 20 local and international experts lined up from top Malaysian companies and multinationals, the summit aims to inspire and empower participants with insight in this era of accelerating technology.

Participants can look forward to engaging panel discussions on driving digital transformation through smart collaborations in the areas of Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0, Cloud, 5G, Big Data & AI, Mobility, Network and Security.

A key feature will be a special presentation on “Transforming for 2030 and beyond” by leading futurist and Tomorrow chief executive officer Mike Walsh.

Author of bestselling book, The Algorithmic Leader, he has advised some of the world’s biggest organisations on digital transformation and disruptive innovation in new era of machine intelligence.

The summit at EQ Kuala Lumpur will have a smart solution showcase and networking sessions to discuss ideas and opportunities with key industry leaders from Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), AWS, AirAsia, Cisco, Huawei, IBM, Microsoft, Petronas, Samsung, Vodafone, General Electric, RHB, Shell and more.

Maxis has helped many organisations over the past year in shaping and accelerating the benefits of technology adoption for businesses, and championing digital transformation initiatives in line with the government’s digital economy agenda.

Key initiatives underlining this commitment include partnerships with MDEC to develop the IoT ecosystem, Cisco for software-defined networking and Huawei for 5G acceleration in the country.

For details and to register, visit www.maxis.com.my/sparksummit

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