Many organisations in Asia Pacific are planning to adopt more Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies across their business functions in the next 12 months.

But some of you may be facing roadblocks and uncertainties that might hinder your organisation’s progress towards implementing AI successfully, or even championing the use of AI within your organisation. Given the productivity and performance benefits you stand to gain, it is important that you have a multi-faceted, multi-disciplinary approach to deploying AI.

If you’re unsure where to start, we’re here to help!

In response to Seagate’s Data Pulse study, we would like to introduce our online panel of experts who will be able to address your queries. Our panel is carefully curated to answer your questions across the four elements of AI:

  • Data Security
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Talent & Culture
  • Investment & Strategy

Regardless if you are already deploying AI or are just starting to, we’re sure you’ll find useful insights along your AI journey across the industry. So stay tuned to find out more, and you’ll become an AI champion!

How to participate?

Simply email your questions to

Shortlisted questions will be chosen based on popularity and relevance on current trends and developments, after which our panel of experts will share their responses and firsthand insights with you.

 Introduction to the Experts



BS Teh 
Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Sales Operations 
Seagate Technology

BS Teh is responsible for Seagate’s business across all channels (OEM, cloud and distribution) and across the entire product portfolio, including HDD, SSD and flash controllers. Teh oversees the sales organization, field marketing, sales and business operations and planning. Seagate is the global leader in data storage solutions, developing amazing products that enable people and businesses around the world to create, share and preserve their most critical memories and business data.

Johnny Chou
Enterprise Solution Director

Johnny is Enterprise Solution Director at Viscovery, the leading visual recognition AI service provider in Asia Pacific. He has more than 20 years of professional experience in the IT industry. Before joining Viscovery, Johnny was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of a fintech company in Taiwan that provided a mobile wallet offering and trusted service management (TSM). He had more than 10 years of working experience at HP, leading a team to provide consultancy services to the telecommunications industry.

Andrew Burgess
Head of Global Clients and Technology
APD, A GrowthOps company

Andrew has over 20 years of work experience across the Finance, Telecom, Automotive and professional services industries. For the past 12 years, he has led large teams to design, deliver and operate digital platforms, teams and processes for enterprise clients, including digital transformation for Telstra, News Corporation and Ford Motor Company globally. APD is now part of Trimantium GrowthOps – a team of thinkers & doers working across creativity, technology & management consulting.

Akash Bhatia
Co-Founder & CEO
Infinite Analytics, Inc.  

Akash Bhatia co-Founded Infinite Analytics, Inc. and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Infinite Analytics is an MIT-based artificial intelligence company whose proprietary AI platform finds rich insights about customers from unseen patterns in diverse datasets to drive intelligent segmentation and targeting. Infinite Analytics is trusted by brands such as Kimberly Clark, Discovery, and Kate Spade. Akash is also the co-founder of India’s first and largest ticketing company, Kyazoonga. Prior to Kyazoonga, he was an engineer with Oracle/PeopleSoft in Silicon Valley.

Rohit Pandharkar
Head of Data Science & AI
Mahindra Group

Rohit Pandharkar is the Head of Data Science & AI vertical in the Group Strategy Office at Mahindra Group. Prior to this, Rohit has had multiple successful stints such as Vice President for Business Development in APAC at HeadSpin, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Mahindra Partners, and Deputy CTO at CanvasM (Mahindra and Motorola JV). Mahindra Group is a global federation of companies with operations in over 100 countries, in industries such as Aerospace, Clean Energy, Construction Equipment and Financial Services. The Group is world’s largest tractor brand by volume and India’s largest utility vehicle manufacturer.


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