Contributor Profile

Alex Smith

Job TitleArea Lead (APAC)

Company NameMicrosoft (Singapore)

Alex is the Area Lead for Microsoft's Azure Cloud, spearheading the most complex projects across Asia Pacific. His experience spanning more than a decade, includes development and go to market strategy for many household names and their OTT platforms, including BBC, Channel 4 (UK), Astro, iFlix (MY) and Foxtel (AU).  He joined Microsoft in 2017 from Amazon Web Services, where he led a cross-regional group driving Media & Entertainment for Asia Pacific.

Prior to AWS, Alex was Technical Director and Head of Professional Services for SwiftServe, an ASEAN focused, federated Content Delivery Network and Consultancy, and before that, Senior Technical Architect for Piksel, a video systems integrator based out of Europe.

Conference Sessions

  • Content in the Age of AI

    05 Dec 2018, 11:40 - 12:00, Level 4, Peony 4512

    It’s predicted that by 2027, AI will be able to write original content for essays better than humans.  With the rise of AI and big data, we have a previously un...

    • Language: English

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