Introduction

“Selecting the best broadband option for your connectivity needs” webinar is jointly organized by Kacific Broadband Satellites Ltd & Woi Satellite Internet to share more about the different options for connectivity in New Zealand, and how satellite technology can support the growth of home and rural businesses.

Agenda

TIMETopicSpeakers
14:00 – 14:10Event WelcomeBeatrice Mok, Marketing Director, Kacific Broadband Satellites Group
14:10 – 14:30Internet Connectivity Landscape in New ZealandCraig Young, Chief Executive Officer, TUANZ
14:30 – 14:50Debunking myths of Satellite Broadband and how Satellite internet is critical for redundancy and emergency communicationsFabien Deriaux, Executive Vice President, Product Development & Head of Kacific Lab, Kacific Broadband Satellites Group
14:50 – 15:10The importance of having local supportRichard Broadbridge, Chief Executive Officer, WOI Satellite Internet
15:10 – 15:25Executive Q&AFabien Deriaux, Richard Broadbridge, Craig Young
15:25 – 15:30ClosingValerie Phang, Marketing Manager, Kacific Broadband Satellites Group

Speakers

Fabien Deriaux

Executive Vice President, Product Development & Head of Kacific Lab, Kacific Broadband Satellites Group
Fabien has more than 17 years of experience in Telecommunications, having worked for Orange, Vodafone, and Huawei in Europe, China, and APAC. He holds a Masters in Telecommunications from the University of Lille 1 – Sciences and Technology.

Richard Broadbridge

Co Founder & Managing Director, WOI Satellite Internet

Experienced Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications and media industries. Skilled in Satellite and terrestrial techno-commercial sales, Business planning, Operations Management, Content acquisition and sales and large scale TV production in PNG and the Pacific Islands.

Craig Young

Chief Executive Officer, TUANZ

Craig has been Chief Executive of TUANZ since October 2014. Craig is passionate about advocating for the innovative development of the technology and communications industry and our role as the users voice. He has over twenty years in the ICT sector, with the last ten years before taking on this role specifically in the telecommunications industry.

Valerie Phang

Marketing Manager, Kacific Broadband Satellites Group

Marketing and Communications Specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry. Skilled in brand building, product marketing and launching Go-to-market campaigns for telecommunication products across Asa Pacific. Valerie holds a double degree in Accountancy & Business from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

Beatrice Mok

Marketing Director, Kacific Broadband Satellites Group

Marketing specialist with 10 years of experience working in leading telecommunication companies and creative agencies. Beatrice was previously with Singtel, Asia’s leading telecommunications company with over 4.1 million customers in Singapore, handling marketing for mobile postpaid customers and go-to-market for the youth sub-brand GOMO by Singtel. At Kacific, Beatrice is overseeing brand and go-to-market planning in25 markets covered by Kacific1. Beatrice holds a BA in Communication Studies from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore.