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Amit Roy Choudhury

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The Business Times
03/29/2019
Providing connections

SITTING in a rather spartan office in the middle of Paris, whose only notable feature is an unobstructed view of the Eiffel Tower in its full grandeur, Orange Business Services (OBS) CEO Helmut Reisinger talks about his first job - that of an au pair in a French household.

The Business Times
02/08/2019
Network man

IN JUNE 2007 this writer interviewed then Nokia CEO, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, on the completion of his first year as CEO. Nokia was at that time one of the world's top five brands, commanded a nearly 50 per cent share of the global mobile phone market, and was moving into new services such as music on demand, maps and a host of others.

The Business Times
04/13/2018
Silicon stalwart

IN many ways Bill Coleman - who relinquished his job as CEO of data management company Veritas Technologies in January, after steering it out of a complicated de-merger from Symantec - represents the best traditions of Silicon Valley that transcend the hipster image associated with the place. Read more at The Business Times.

The Business Times
01/11/2019
Cyber sleuth

AS a thought experiment let's ask ourselves : "Why do we obey laws?" Most people would come up with a number of different answers, ranging from the philosophical to the practical. Some might say that's the morally right thing to do, others that it's what their upbringing teaches them, and...

The Business Times
09/14/2018
Point Of Contact

THE BUSINESS TIMES The Raffles Conversation - RIGHT after college, Jim Chirico, Avaya's president and CEO, wanted to join the Federal Bureau of Investigation and he came pretty close to bagging his dream job. . Read more at The Business Times.

The Business Times
08/27/2018
Understanding the threat key to good cyber defence

ONE indirect result of the SingHealth cyberbreach - in which digital records of 1.5 million patients were stolen - has been that there is now growing realisation within South-east Asia that data breaches and cyber attacks do not happen only in the West.

The Business Times
10/12/2018
Rewriting the rules

SOME might think it audacious. But Mike Stankey, vice-chairman at Workday, is one businessman who's convinced that his company has it in it to create a new business model for its industry - that of enterprise software. Read more at The Business Times.

The Business Times
06/15/2018
The Disneyland of tech

HERE'S a trick question. Name a research facility working at the cutting edge of technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and computing that employs 800 full-time computer sciences PhDs, out of a total of 1,200 PhDs on its payroll? Read more at The Business Times.

The Business Times
04/13/2018
Silicon stalwart

IN many ways Bill Coleman - who relinquished his job as CEO of data management company Veritas Technologies in January, after steering it out of a complicated de-merger from Symantec - represents the best traditions of Silicon Valley that transcend the hipster image associated with the place. Read more at The Business Times.

GovInsider
05/22/2019
Does data privacy clash with convenience? | GovInsider

The entire Smart Nation edifice in Singapore is built on the presumption that residents will access information and government services though their personal devices at any time of the day and from anywhere. This convenience and empowerment comes at a cost. For better and more personalised services, users need to share increasingly more personal data with service providers.