“Seizing opportunity” at What’s Next – Digital News Asia

Shah Alam, November 9th, 2017 – ‘What’s Next: The Business Impact of Disruptive Technology’ is an annual business conference focused on how Brick & Mortar companies are adapting to digital disruption and turning that disruption to opportunities. Those in charge of corporate strategy and innovation can come together and learn from each other in various industries.

In 2017, conferences tackled various subjects such as adaptation to disruption, digital performance as well as Malaysian market.

Forest Interactive, represented by its CEO, Johary Mustapha, was part of the panelists on the session called “Seizing Opportunity”, along with Kaneswaran Avili, founder, and CEO of Global Rooms, Chang Chew Soon, founder and CEO of SoftSpace, and Manu Menon, Managing Director of Ansible as provocateur. They talked about what they did to scale up and how being on your toes can work for others.

“Mindset challenge is among the biggest challenge we faced as a local company,” said Johary Mustapha, CEO of FOREST INTERACTIVE.

Seizing Opportunity - What's Next / Digital News Asia
Group picture of the panelists after the ‘Seizing Opportunity’ session

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About Digital News Asia

Digital News Asia (DNA) is an independent news portal that covers the ICT ecosystem, including industry and public policy issues, entrepreneurs, startups, movers and shakers in the industry and business trends, especially how Digital Disruption is affecting traditional businesses. Besides the portal, it also has a twice-monthly radio show on BFM in Kuala Lumpur and a Tech Talk segment on Bloomberg TV Malaysia. It started in May 2012 with Kuala Lumpur, and now covers Singapore and Jakarta.

About Forest Interactive:

Established in 2006, our headquarters is located in the center of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with global operations across 36 countries. Throughout its inception, the company has entrenched itself to play an important part within the vibrant mobile industry, working closely with Mobile Network Operators, Industry Regulators, Government Agencies, Consumer Groups and related associations in ensuring as well as enabling innovative solutions for the mobile ecosystem. We have established a competitive portfolio of end-to-end solutions for our telco, enterprise and content partners that reach out to more than 2.9B subscribers worldwide and has already partnered with over 100 corporate clients and 93 mobile operators across Asia, the Middle-East and the USA.

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