True Digital Group
True Digital Group is a business unit launched by True Corporation, to drive innovation and capture new growth opportunities from digital, analytics and related technologies. True Digital has built an ecosystem of digital platforms and solutions to meet the needs of consumers, merchants, enterprises in the digital age. True Digital also launched a first-of-its-kind Digital Academy in South East Asia. Apart from his position as the President of True Digital Group, Michael also oversees all digital capabilities and developments across CP Group as its Group Executive Director.
Michael has over 20 years of professional experience in the technology, media, and telecommunications sector at McKinsey & Company, with 10 years working exclusively across Asia and its diverse markets. He is passionate about understanding the business impact of disruptive technologies. His areas of expertise include advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, big data, cloud technologies, the Internet of Things, the mobile Internet, augmented and virtual reality, and other cognitive technologies.
Previously, Michael was the Asia Pacific Regional Leader at McKinsey Digital Labs, where he supported clients in capturing value from a broad set of technologies, helped accelerate digital transformations and built new digital businesses through a combination of advisory and hands-on implementation support, as well as overseeing a team of 500+ digital experts and professionals. For his Ph.D. research, he focused on internet and related technologies, while working with several companies, including Telstra, Global Telesystems, Belgacom, and Belgium’s Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre.
Michael holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications from Ghent University in Ghent, Belgium.