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3 must-see industry leaders at Inspire Asean

Nearly half of Cambodians use social media - meet the executives who can show you how to capitalise on the latest trends

June 27, 2017
3 must-see industry leaders at Inspire Asean

On 30 June, Inspire Asean’s popular business networking lunch returns to Phnom Penh with an exciting lineup of speakers sharing their insights on the ever-changing digital landscape. With social media rising to become the top channel for consuming information in Cambodia, the forum will feature the sector’s leading experts and influencers.
Expand your knowledge and create new connections this Friday as we welcome keynote speakers:

Mike Gaertner, COO
Sabay Digital

Sabay is a digital entertainment provider; active in publishing multi-player online games in Cambodia, publishing the largest Khmer content website as well as publishing digital music and acting as distributor for international and local movies and music.
As Chief Operations Officer, Mike is in charge of designing and implementing the overall direction of game deployment, payment network, infrastructure development and social marketing of Sabay Digital.

Vishnu Mohan, CEO
Havas South East Asia and India

Vishnu took up the responsibility in 2005 of setting up the Havas Group’s media network in Asia from scratch. Though being the youngest network under Havas, it has continued to grow aggressively under Mohan’s watch and has emerged as a challenger brand well recognised for its unique positioning.
As the CEO of Havas South East Asia and India, he oversees offices in all countries in the region, spanning 25 cities under the brand names of Havas Media, Arena Media, Havas Sports & Entertainment and specialist brands Mobext and Ecselis.

Olivier Gonzalez, Global Head

Socialyse is Havas Group’s social media activation center. Prior to joining Socialyse, Olivier was Managing Director of Havas Forward France. Prior to joining the Havas Group family in 2015, Olivier was General Manager of Twitter France, where he grew the local team to help establish and cement the social network’s presence in the French market. Before working for Twitter, he spent 15 years in digital ad sales culminating in a position as Managing Director of international ad sales network Hi-Media in 2009, where he lead a team of over 160 people.
Taking place at Do Forni Restaurant inside Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra Hotel, the forum will begin with 15-30 minute presentations from each speaker, followed by a Q&A session open to all in attendance.
Tickets are on sale for $49 and include a 3-course meal with free flow soft drinks, wine and beer.
Sponsors for the event include Socialyse, Last 2 Ticket, Southeast Asia Globe, Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra and Focus Cambodia.

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Inspire ASEAN events are managed by Brains Communication, a leading event planning, management and marketing agency in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

What is Inspire Asean?
Inspire Asean brings together leading thinkers and entrepreneurs to share their stories, insight and inspiration with a new generation of business people and decision makers in one of the world’s most dynamic markets.
Through a series of presentations by industry experts in rapidly growing areas of marketing, technology and business, Inspire Asean provides its audience with actionable key takeaways. Going right down to the nuts and bolts of day-to-day business, Inspire Asean offers guidance, knowledge and exchange that will allow attendees to enhance their careers and catapult their ideas.

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