Digital Transformation for Water Utility Operators Workshop
Date: 03 October 2019 Time: 08.30 am to 3.45 pm
(IEM CPD Hours Applied & HRDF Claimable)
Business Development Director, Water and Wastewater Industry, AVEVA
Amit Thakare has been active in automation and software industry solutions for over 3 decades. He has demonstrated success by implementing business plans and marketing strategies to accelerate the business growth. He started career as a Management Trainee in Instrumentation and Control Engineering. Thereafter he has been in various Management positions in Projects, Maintenance, Marketing and New Business Development. He applied Automation and Software Industry Solutions in an integrated manner to various industrial vertical segments.In addition to experience at large global companies, Amit Thakare’s academic credentials include- Fellowship of Institution of Engineers, Corporate Management Training, Founding Member of Industrial Computing Society, Sr. Member of International Society of Automation and University degrees in Engineering, Science & Research.
CHAI KIM CHEN
CTI Resources Sdn Bhd
Chai Kim Chen has over 25 years of experience in industrial & process automation, wireless communication, SCADA & Telemetry solutions. He has implemented water supply command centre, water network management, as well as end-to-end digital enablement roadmap for multiple water utility companies. With vast exposure and experience, Mr Chai focuses in developing innovative operation & performance optimisation strategies to improve performance for water utility operators.
Consultant Smart Water,
Keshvinder Singh has been contributing his expertise in the water industry for 11 years, having gained experience working in large-scale water utilities and technology providers. He is currently managing smart water projects with water utilities located in multiple continents to achieve maximum ROI. Keshvinder is leading the APAC Research Group for SWAN Forum and is a member of International Water Association (IWA).
Fakhri Nordin is AVEVA’s Principal Consultant and is leading the APM Technical Sales Group for the SEA region. With more than 15 years of experience in Asset Performance Management (APM), Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Engineering Information Management solutions, has implemented digital transformation projects with major companies across the region. Fakhri graduated from University of Malaya with BSc Hons Computer Science, major in Artificial Intelligence.