Central Retail has IPOed

Central Retail “IPOed”, as no one could have missed from my and other posts. The 2nd largest retail IPO globally and largest IPO in Thailand ever. History has been made. Digital Platforms and OMNI Channel, positioning versus new entrants and teaming with partners, played a key role in the journey to the IPO. This journey [...]

Annual Reports must include a CIO Scorecard

It was a pleasure to have been part of the tremendous team effort over the last few years and having helped driving upsides, which are shown in the Annual Report 2016 of Standard Chartered. Initiatives like an aggressive API Strategy, the Hadoop and Machine Learning ecosystems driving massive upsides for the business (Very proud to [...]

How to find good developers?

The mistake most startups and corporates make is to look for a developer with good university or corporate backgrounds. They fall into the trap of buying brand value. Big corporates nor Computer Science Universities are being generated because of the engineering talent, but through a self fulfilling prophecy: "I am big, I m perceived as [...]

Thailand like most countries need a national CTO, to accelerate digitization.

I know that many people are preoccupied to give you much advise on any possible topic and especially foreigner's are busy with sometimes ridiculous input. I am since 1993 in Asia and Thailand in different jobs and I have always been careful to understand different point of views before speaking out. My professional background focused [...]