Zoom Paves the Way for the Future of Workplace Productivity with Thailand's Innovation Leaders

Zoom and The Ortus Club hosted a masterclass for technology and innovation executives in Bangkok on the technologies and strategies shaping the future of workplace productivity.

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Zoom’s Bangkok masterclass

Zoom hosted a masterclass in Bangkok on ‘The Future of Workplace Productivity: Emerging Trends in AI and Communication’. A panel of experts took the stage to discuss the intricacies on workplace productivity and explored how AI and communication technologies can revolutionise workplace efficiency and employee engagement. 

The audience comprised an impressive collection of IT and innovation leaders keen on harnessing the transformative power of AI and communication technologies to revolutionise workplace productivity, collaboration, and innovation.

The topic

The Future of Workplace Productivity: Emerging Trends in AI and Communication

In today’s enterprise landscape, the integration of AI and communication technologies into daily workflows signifies a shift towards enhanced efficiency and collaboration. This evolution leverages a flexible ecosystem that seamlessly integrates with external tools, facilitating productivity across all devices and enabling work beyond traditional confines. AI features are embedded within products, automating tasks such as search, summarisation, scheduling, and email composition, aiming to bolster creativity and productivity.

This technological convergence is designed to reduce manual effort in communication and information management, supporting a dynamic environment where teamwork and innovation thrive. The move towards AI-enhanced workflows underscores a broader trend in business: harnessing technology to optimise operations and foster a balance between innovation and the human aspects of work.

A glimpse of what was discussed:

  • How can companies navigate the complexities of embedding AI into existing systems?
  • What strategies are organisations implementing to ensure smooth implementation and minimal disruption?
  • How are unified communication tools being utilised to enhance teamwork and collaboration?
  • In what ways are advancements in AI and communication technologies impacting workplace dynamics, productivity, and non-traditional work models?

The participants

The masterclass convened a distinguished group of 16 attendees. These Bangkok-based technology and innovation leaders represent the forefront of their field, shaping the future of work within their respective organisations. This curated list showcases the calibre of individuals who gathered to explore how AI and communication technologies can revolutionise workplace efficiency and employee engagement.

Attendees include:

  • AVP, IT Operations at Betagro
  • Chief Enterprise Business Officer (CEBO) of AIS
  • CTO of Token X
  • Co-Founder & CEO of Eatigo
  • Director of Incubation, Ecosystem & Strategic Partnership at Ananda Development Public Company Limited.
  • EVP, Head of Ecommerce & Omnichannel at Central Marketing Group
  • First Senior Vice President at Kasikornbank PCL
  • Head of Digital, APAC at Mitsubishi
  • R&D Director, Head of Technology at CP Group
  • VP, Modelling & Actuarial Transformation at Krungthai-AXA Life

The speakers

Narain Chutijirawong | Executive Director at Deloitte Thailand

Narain has been meaning his team in conducting survey and research in economic, business and technology trends & impacts for internal and external sharing through various channels, e.g. business report, articles, business seminar.

Ashu Bhatia | Managing Director, ASEAN, Digital & Technology Strategy at Accenture

Ashu is an expert in Digital and Technology Strategy and Transformation, with two decades of experience at the intersection of Business and Technology. He has been shaping and delivering large scale digital technology led business transformation programs.

Fasai Pongpitaksopon | Regional Accounts Director, APAC at Workvivo by Zoom

Fasai is currently a Regional Accounts Director at Workvivo by Zoom, where she brings her experience from previous roles at Facebook and Google. Her experiences revolve around bringing meaningful solutions and innovations to their clients. Moreover, Fasai had significant involvement with Google and Facebook in terms of business growth and sales, acquiring a number of enterprises and accounts.

Zafar Shaikh | UCaaS Advisor, Asia at Zoom

Zafar is the UCaaS Advisor for Asia. In this role, Zafar supports customers, both large and small, across ASEAN, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. His primary focus is on delivering customer happiness through enhanced technology.

The venue

Bangkok’s technology and innovation elite gathered at the Siam Kempinski Hotel for the event. This prestigious venue, known for its blend of refined hospitality and urban accessibility, offered the perfect environment for Bangkok’s tech leaders to gather and explore the future of work.

Nestled in the heart of the city, the Siam Kempinski Hotel served as a tranquil oasis amidst the bustling energy of Bangkok. The masterclass took place within one of the hotel’s sophisticated function rooms, the Sarocha Room, offering attendees a comfortable and elegant space for focused discussion. 

Beyond the physical space, the Siam Kempinski Hotel’s reputation for exceptional service undoubtedly contributed to the success of the event. Attendees were treated to a seamless experience, with the hotel staff ensuring every need was met. This focus on detail and commitment to comfort helped to create a platform for a truly insightful and productive masterclass.

The results

The Zoom masterclass on “The Future of Workplace Productivity: Emerging Trends in AI and Communication” wasn’t just about the technology—it was about creating strategic partnerships. A key factor in the event’s success was Zoom’s collaboration with The Ortus Club.

By partnering with The Ortus Club, Zoom gained access to their target audience in Bangkok. The Ortus Club’s expertise in assembling influential decision-makers ensured Zoom’s message reached those with the power to shape their organisations’ technological landscapes. The masterclass provided a direct platform for Zoom to showcase their expertise and establish themselves as a thought leader in front of some of the city’s most important tech influencers.

The partnership offered a win-win scenario. The Ortus Club provided their audience with valuable insights into cutting-edge workplace productivity solutions and strategies. Zoom’s participation elevated the event’s profile and positioned The Ortus Club as a trusted source for connecting industry leaders with innovative solutions.

16 attendees
89.7 attendance rate
4 key speakers

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