Nielsen bolsters management teams with two strategic hires
Nielsen Holdings has announced two significant hires as it looks to strengthen its management teams ahead of its plans to create two separate publicly traded companies later in 2020.
China's 111 named National High-Tec Enterprise
Microsoft showcases innovations in new Asia Pacific HQ
Cambium Networks appoints Mary Peterson as SVP & CMO
AiSP launches ladies in cybersecurity mentorship programme
Malwarebytes stalwart promoted to chief product officer
Security industry riddled with gender diversity issues & burnout
Microland hires Ramya Sampath Sharma as chief people officer
" I strongly believe that people are integral in enabling this growth and I look forward to working closely with the leadership in building a next generation digital workforce."
Samoa to host ITU’s global Girls in ICT Day 2020 celebrations
The celebration, which is held in April every year, aims to raise visibility and the importance of bringing women into ICT careers.
Forget personal development, women want to be leaders
“What we are hearing is that women want to develop the capabilities that will support them to be better leaders and add value to their organisations."
AXA Hong Kong explores what makes people tick
"Through these market insights, we strive to introduce more innovative and relevant products and services to empower people to live a better life."
UST Global expands presence with new Singapore office
The new center will enable the company to expand its base in Asia and get closer to its growing pool of institutional investors.
Women in Payments Symposium recognises leaders & rising stars
The awards included five categories: Emerging Leader, Innovation, Thought Leader, Advocate for Women, and Distinguished Payments Professional.
Cohesity appoints Cathy Conroy as Asia Pacific head of alliances
Conroy will be based out of Brisbane as she facilitates rapid organisational growth through the ongoing recruitment and management of an ever-increasing cohort of cloud, storage, and software partners.
Women underrepresented in cybersecurity in half of enterprises - Kaspersky
Despite some diversity initiatives, women constitute 39% of the labour force and only 25% of management positions worldwide in general.
Diversity & Inclusion starter kit to help Asia Pacific organisations
"The perception of diversity is not translating across local workplace cultures, where employees are quite concerned about speaking up for fear of discrimination."
ATLASPACE to sponsor youth ice hockey association
The Hong Kong Typhoons Ice Hockey team will benefit from additional support, resources for training, and the opportunity to meet entrepreneurs and business leaders at ATLASPACE’s centre in Harbour City.
New study reveals ‘huge’ gender disparity in Indian businesses
"The Zinnov-Intel India Gender Diversity study offers valuable data, insights and industry best practices that would be instrumental in furthering the goal of 'Be-WISE' to accelerate inclusive participation of women in the workplace."
Snow Software appoints new chief marketing officer
“Paula has a wealth of marketing experience spanning leading technology organizations of varying size and market stage," says the company's CEO.
How mathematics can limit gender bias in AI & ML
A new research paper outlines how machine learning designers can safeguard their creations against the undesirable effects of racial and gender bias.
PwC report: Nextgens will lead family businesses into the digital age
Family businesses should look to next generation (nextgen) leaders if their company is to thrive in the digital age, but that can only happen with greater support and trust by those currently in charge.
Nutanix appoints new chief commercial officer Tarkan Maner
Maner will be responsible for leading Nutanix’s global business development and corporate development efforts, with a focus on strategic partnerships, alliances, system integrators, and service providers.
Jane Betts appointed chief people officer at Findex
Betts’ role will sit in the executive management team, where she will be responsible for the driving the group’s employee engagement, retention and acquisition strategies.
VMware shines spotlight on tech as a force for good
VMware’s vFORUM Singapore has created new possibilities for the Association for Persons With Special Needs, a social service agency that provides education for people with mild intellectual disabilities.
Singapore fintech BetterTradeOff makes three appointments
Singapore-headquartered fintech startup BetterTradeOff has announced three major appointments as it prepares to expand its capabilities for financial institutions and consumers.
Dell Technologies' Progress Made Real plan outlines social impact goals
“Unlocking the power of data will advance humanity more than any other force over the next decade," says Michael Dell.
PPRO accelerates growth in APAC with new addition to leadership team
"Phua's appointment marks the strategic importance of the Asia Pacific region to the company."
Tata Consultancy Services named Number One Top Employer in Asia Pacific
The company was also recognised as the Number One Top Employer in Australia, and a Top Employer in Hong Kong, India, Mainland China, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore.
Micron publishes annual Diversity, Equality and Inclusion report
“Micron believes that collaboration across our diverse workforce is the key to unlocking strength and innovation, and we are passionate about building a culture of inclusion where all team members are seen, heard, valued and respected.”
Motorola Solutions Foundation awards $250m to non-profits
“We are proud to partner with organisations across the globe that work to create safer cities and promote innovative technology education for students.”
Men feel less welcome in tech workplaces - Harvey Nash report
Women feel more welcome in the technology industry, yet men feel more unwelcome than ever.
Tata Consultancy Services revamps policies to support LGBTQ employees
Tata Consultancy Services has reportedly modified its health insurance policies to cover same sex relationships, by replacing the word ‘spouse’ with ‘partner’.
Quantum's board of directors recruits former Cisco CIO
IT firm Quantum has snapped up former Cisco veteran Rebecca Jacoby to serve on the company’s board of directors.
Diversity key to successful workplaces in Asia - Hays report
According to the report, 85% of respondents believe that a ‘workplace culture that encourages respect for diversity of opinion’ is the most positive and impactful employer action to retain top talent.
NZ takes #2 spot in best markets for women entrepreneurs
New Zealand is second only to the United States for being the most conducive country to women’s entrepreneurship, a new report from Mastercard revealed today.
Interview: Microsoft's Diana Kelley talks talent gaps and D&I
Kelley recently spoke at Microsoft Asia’s new Experience Center, where she talked through her experience as a security CTO, as well as IoT security, what’s ahead in 2020, and diversity and inclusion both in the cybersecurity sector, and in technology.
Humanforce designs accessibility-compliant app for those with disabilities
“Employers can be doing much more to make the workplace more inclusive for the people with a disability currently working and also to increase employment of the many people with a disability looking for work."
Understanding customer diversity key to omnichannel experience
Millennials and Generation Z are transforming the customer experience, and businesses can only grow sustainability if they deliver what customers expect.
Seismic bolsters Asia Pacific team with several key hires
"We now have on board a team of proven leaders to foster stronger relationships with our APAC customers and partners.”
Citrix appoints new VP of worldwide channel sales & ecosystem
Bronwyn Hastings be responsible for Citrix’s global partner sales, go-to-market partner programs and partner marketing for all Citrix products.
Asia shines at Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific Best Practices Awards
"Award recipients have consistently demonstrated outstanding achievement and superior performance amidst the changing business landscape."
Institute of Management Accountants celebrates centennial milestone
The review summarises some of the key milestones and events that IMA reached in the last year, in terms of Certified Management Accountant (CMA) metrics, global growth, educational offerings, and diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Singapore's Best Workplaces 2019 revealed
The awards recognized organizations that were top of their game for building high-performing cultures where employees trust their leaders, are proud of what they do, and enjoy the people they work with.