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Speakers

Sultanuzzaman Md. Saleh Uddin, Project Director, IDEA Project
Election Commission, Government of Bangladesh

Sultanuzzaman Md. Saleh Uddin is a Brigadier General of Bangladesh Army with more than 30 years of service. He was commissioned from the Bangladesh Military Academy in the corps of Engineers. He has wide range of experience in the military including exposure to international military and non-militaryenvironments. Brigadier Saleh has keen interest in technology and has been instrumental indevelopinga number of computer network systems and databases forvarious institutes within the Bangladesh army. He was deeply involved as a pioneer in the preparation of electoral rolls with photographs and facilitating the national identity card (PERP&FINIDC) project in Bangladesh. At present he serves as Project Director, Identification System for Enhancing Access to Services (IDEA) and Director General, National Identity Registration Wing (NIDW) at the Election Commission of Bangladesh.He is a graduate of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in the discipline of Civil Engineering.

Syed Khaled Ahsan, Senior Public Sector Specialist
The World Bank

Khaled Ahsan is leading the World Bank task team on Identification System for Enhancing Access to Services (IDEA) Project in Bangladesh. He is currently working closely with the Government of Bangladesh to develop a concept to integrate the National Identity and the Civil Registration to embark on a comprehensive identity management system. Previously, he worked on local governance and decentralization in the World Bank as an Institutional Development Specialist.

Janek Mägi, Head of Citizenship and Migration Policy Department
Ministry of Interior, Estonia

Janek Mägi serves as a Head of the Citizenship and Migration Policy Department of the Ministry of Interior in Estonia. He has harnessed nearly 20 years of professional experience in the field of migration and border management, and has been with the Ministry of the Interior for the last five years. His role is to coordinate the development of policies on aliens, citizenship and migration, asylum, identity management and issuing identity documents, preventing and combating irregular immigration. Janek graduated in 1999 from the Estonian Security Science Academy and has a degree in Border Management. He is a guest lecturer of the Estonian Security Science Academy and a trainer for the different national and international trainings and workshops. He has been involved as a national expert in different European Union projects and Working Parties.

Eric Chou, Chief, Project and Organization Division
Identification Services Bureau, Macao SAR

Eric Chou has been working at the Identification Services Bureau (hereinafter referred as DSI) of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China for over 12 years. DSI is responsible for civil and criminal identification information management of the Macao SAR including the issuance of identity cards and passports. As the chief of the Division of Project and Organization, Eric is responsible for managing the development of electronic services provided to the public and private sectors. Moreover, he supervises a team of software developers and administrators who develop and maintain DSI’s core information systems including the identity card production system.

SM Ashraful Islam, SM Ashraful Islam
Bangladesh Computer Council

Mr. S M Ashraful Islam is the Executive Director of the Bangladesh Computer Council. He has worked in the civil service for over 32 years. One of his areas of interest involves the adoption of information and communication technologies in public service. In this area, he implemented a number of projects to establish e-government in his organisation. After assuming the position of Executive Director of the Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC), he led the BCC team with implementing major initiatives to materialize Vision 2021: Digital Bangladesh. Highlights of those are: (I) Development of Government-wide Intranet for Government of Bangladesh connecting over 18,000 Government offices across the country, (ii) Development of a Tier-4 data centre in the country, (iii) Establishment of National Enterprise Architecture, and (iv) Development of industry-ready human resources for the IT Industry to realize the 'Made in Bangladesh' dream. In addition to these, some of his initiatives have helped minimize the digital divide through ICT training of women and persons with disabilities.

Neo Lepang, Statutory National Registrar, Identity Management and Civil Registration
Ministry of Labour& Home Affairs, Republic of Botswana

Ms. Neo Lepang is an Identity Management Specialist and a Civil Registration expert. Her broad professional experience spans 18 years effective from 1997 to-date. She has diligently served the Republic of Botswana in the public sector domain in the area of service delivery and governance. Currently she is the Statutory National Registrar for Identity Management and Civil Registration and administratively, the Director of the Department of Civil and National Registration in the Ministry of Labour and Home Affairs, effective from February 2010, after successfully serving as Deputy Director for just two years in the same Department effective 2008. Neo has undertaken a Comprehensive CRVS and Identity Management Assessment for Botswana having successfully enrolled other key stakeholders such as the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Justice and Statistics Botswana and Development Partners.

Maizatul Sheela Binti Mohamad, Project Manager, Operations and Infrastructure, Government Smart Card Division
National Registration Department of Malaysia

Maizatul Sheela Binti Mohamad joined the public service in 2000 as a System Analyst in the Public Service Department of Malaysia. In December 2014 she was posted to the National Registration Department (NRD) as the Project Manager of Operations and Infrastructure under the Government Smart Card Division responsible for the development, operation and production of Malaysia's national eID or MyKad. She has a BSc in Computer Science (Software Engineering) from the University of Technology Malaysia.

Tashi Dorji, ICT Officer, Department of Immigration
Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, Bhutan

Tashhi Dorji is an ICT Officer in the Department of Immigration of the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs in Bhutan where he is responsible for ICT related plans and programs. He also manages the server, networks and information systems. He has served in various roles in the Department of Immigration for nearly 10 years, having joined in January 2006. He has a Masters in Information Technology from Assumption University of Thailand and BSc Honors in Computer Science from the Sherubtse College in Delhi University, India.

Munkhnyam Altanzurkh, Director, Information and Technology Department
General Authority for State Registration of Mongolia, Ministry of Justice

Mr. Munkhnyam Altanzurkh is Director of the Information and Technology Department at the General Authority for State Registration of Mongolia. His professional experience spans both government and private sector organisations. He began his career in 2002 as a teacher of Internet Programming at the University of Science and Technology of Mongolia and later joined the government sector to serve in the Ministry of Fuel and Energy of Mongolia where he was responsible for information and technology activities. Prior to his current role, Mr. Altanzurkh had been working on 17 projects aimed at developing educational programs and websites for government and private sector organisations.

Matthew Driver, Group Executive, Global Products & Solutions, APAC
MasterCard

Matthew Driver is Global Products and Solutions lead for Asia Pacific and based in Singapore. In this role, Matthew leads the development of innovative products and services that benefit consumers, merchants, business partners and governments across Asia Pacific for MasterCard and further advance the company’s vision of achieving a World Beyond Cash. Matthew has responsibility for Core Products, Emerging Payments & Digital Platforms, Processing Services, MasterCard Advisors, as well as Marketing and Communications in Asia-Pacific. Prior to his current role, he was most recently the President of S.E. Asia, and has held a range of global and regional general management and business development roles at MasterCard. Matthew joined MasterCard in 2002 and has over 26 years of experience in banking, payments and business services. He has had an extensive international career in financial services having worked at American Express, Edengene, group companies of WPP plc and Westpac Banking Corporation in Auckland, Hong Kong, London and Singapore.

Manuel Deloche, Vice President, Government ID
Arjo Systems

Manuel Deloche is the Government ID Vice President for Arjo Systems and has over 14 years of experience in security and identity solutions. One of his initial projects was with Gemalto, developing and industrializing high-end contactless and dual-interface secure identification cards. He also contributed greatly to the US Department of Defense CAC project and numerous Public Transportation programs such as RATP Navigo and London Oyster®. For many years Mr. Deloche was heavily involved in co-authoring the most advanced card durability ISO 24789 international standard first official drafts. He is also cited in over 12 worldwide patents. When later assigned to e-ID cards Product Line management with Arjowiggins Security he played a key role in turnkey e-ID solutions delivery in Central and S.E Asia. Manuel also spent 2 years as Head of Sales with ASK S.A. where he supplied the latest ICAO e-Passport technologies to the UK. Manuel holds a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the French ENSAM ParisTech University.

DariuszKaliszewski, Vice President, International Operations
TigerIT Group

DariuszKaliszewski is a management team member of TigerIT Group, active in the identity business, including nIDs, ePassports, Electronic Vehicle Registration Systems and AFIS. TigerIT Group offers its own software solutions and creates large scale databases of citizens, voters, drivers, vehicles, etc. In range of products there are also smart cards, license plates and hardware dedicated to police and other public services. Dariusz is personally involved in the international market development, which remains both his job and passion. He brings to TigerIT experience in sales and marketing of “innovative security solutions” on global markets. Prior to joining TigerIT Group he worked as an Export Director in one of the market leaders in high security license plates business. His early career was spent at branch of marketing and public relations. He holds an MA from University of Economics.

Jonas Lind, CEO
HeiTech Global Services

Jonas Lind is the CEO at HeiTech Global Services. Backed by more than 10 years’ experience as CEO of 3 different companies, Jonas joined HeiTechPadu, a public listed Malaysian IT conglomerate, in 2013 to help build up the company’s international business. As CEOhe leads the company towards improving the lives of people in developing countries through transforming government services and creating value for the government. Jonas began his career in management consulting for public and private organizations.Being in the IT industry since year 2000, Jonas has worked with government agencies in more than 25 countries. He also co-founded two IT companies, one in Sweden and one in Malaysia. Jonas is a graduate of Luleå University of Technology and holds a Masters in Business Administration.

Vincent Bernard, Vice President, Marketing and Partnerships, Citizen Access & Identity
Oberthur Technologies

With more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry, embracing payments, telecom and identity markets, Vincent Bernardnow leads the Marketing as well as the Partnership and Global Alliances programsfor the Identity Business Unit at Oberthur Technologies.Prior to this, Vincent has held various managerial positions within the OT group in Asia (Telecom and Banking) and Europe (Banking, Telecom & Government) andcontinues to significantly contribute to the group’s presence and expansion of its different market segments.More recently in the ID BU, he brought his international marketing and business development leadership experience to, along with his team, successfully sell and implement turnkey ID programs for governments,involving innovative electronic ID documents and solutions in more than 70 countries.He participates in various industry organizations as Chair, such as the French Digital Identity Industry promoting the IASECC or more recently the eIDAS standards.

Henry Leung, Senior Marketing Manager, Government Solutions (APAC)
Entrust Datacard

Henry Leung is a Senior Marketing Manager for Government Solutions at Entrust Datacard, leading the company’s government marketing efforts in Asia Pacific with responsibilities including thought leadership, go-to-market strategies, customer education and partner development. Prior to joining Entrust Datacard, Henry was the Senior Business Development Manager at NEC Corporation, where he was responsible for global promotion of government solutions. During his tenure at NEC, Henry helped the company position some of its renowned government identity, border control, public safety & biometrics projects worldwide. In addition to this role, he also held other positions at NEC including Marketing Manager and Sales Manager. Henry has held business development and regional management roles at INFOCAN, an award winning Microsoft partner, and Alfa Far East Trading Company. He is an alumni of the University of Washington and the University of Phoenix.

Eric Bultel, Marketing Manager, Business Development, Government Identification
Infineon Technologies

Eric Bultel is Marketing Manager in Business Development for Government Identification at Infineon ChipCard & Security. A French engineer in Electronics and Microelectronics, Eric joined Infineon Chipcard in 1999 and started his career in R&D. He took over increasing responsibilities in Application Engineering and since 2006, in Marketing Management for the Mobile Communication products. In October 2015, he joined the Government ID business and is in charge of the Indian and Latin American markets.

Chin Boon Loo, Vice President, Sales, APAC
Veridos GmbH

Chin Boon Loo is the VP of Sales at Veridos where he manages the Asia Pacific region government projects initiatives – which includes secured documents like National ID programs, ePassports, Healthcare, etc., as well as the solutions which enables the government to issue these secured documents efficiently and securely. He plays a major role in strategizing Veridos’ approach in government initiatives within the Asia Pacific region. Chin Boon has over 13 years’ experience in government programs industry and is experienced in eDocument work flow processes, security printing and secured documents personalization technology. He has a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering (Hons) from Nanyang Technology University in Singapore.

Arnd Langguth, Director Sales and Business Development
GenKey

Arnd Langguth is Director Sales and Business Development at GenKey, an international IT company with offices in the Netherlands, Africa, and the US. GenKey is a leading provider of end-to-end solutions for securing identity in Elections and Healthcare.Before joining GenKey in January 2012, Arnd was Vice President of Sales for EMEA, Asia & Pacific at Cross Match Technologies. Cross Match Technologies is a provider of biometric identity management systems, applications and enabling technologies to governments, law enforcement agencies and businesses around the world.Prior to that, Arnd was employed as Technical Manager Global Healthcare & OEM Relations at ActivIDentity and worked as consulting manager for various companies.Arnd is experienced in biometric projects for Governments and the Corporate Sector throughout EMEA and the Asia & Pacific regions. Due to his strong technical background, he is able to bridge the gap between technology and the real world use, making the benefits of innovative products and technologies transparent to the audience.

Sean Zheng, Vice General Manager
Emperor Technology

Sean Zheng is the Vice General Manager of Emperor Technology and leads the business development and marketing department in the company. With more than 10 years’ experience in the areas of secure identity and document personalization, he has been involved in the implementation of many national identity programs all over the world.

Sergey Yeliseyev, Co-owner & Business Development Director, Government eID
X INFOTECH

Sergey Yeliseyev is the co-owner of XINFOTECH and Business Development Director in the Government eID sector. He is responsible for overall management of strategic operational marketing and customer relations activities, planning and coordinating the implementation of business plans, the penetration of new markets and business consultancies. His 13 yearsofinternational and professional experience covers introduction of smart card and electronic identification document projects and consultancies in different countries around the globe.

Stéphanie Pesseguier, Marketing Manager, ID & e-Gov Worldwide
Secure Microcontrollers STMicroelectronics

Stéphanie Pesseguier is Marketing Manager for worldwide ID and e-Gov programs in STMicroelectronics and is based in Secure Microcontroller Division’s headquarter in France. Stephanie joined STMicroelectronics in 1998 and has held various positions in the company. For 9 years she was Application Engineer for general purpose microcontrollers, and later spent 5 years as Production Control and Planning Manager in Rousset 8 wafer fab. From 2011 to 2015, she joined ST Corporate Security as Technical Product Security Manager in charge of fighting against ST product counterfeiting. She recently joined the Secure Microcontroller Division and today leads worldwide marketing activities for ID and e-Gov programs. Stephanie Pesseguier graduated from the engineering school “Ecole des Mines de St Etienne” section Microelectronics, and has a Bachelor's Degree in Physics.