10:00AM - 08:00PM
On the first day of the convention, the delegates were welcomed in an interactive virtual platform where they would discover groundbreaking opportunities to reach greater heights in their respective industries during the digital event.
Featured power panelists of the REVOLUTION: Philippine Digital Convention 2021 Day 1 Plenary Session imparted significant insights and takeaways on embracing revolutionary technology as a means to thrive and serve the shifting needs of their customers in the post-pandemic world.
The Day 1 Tech Leadership Forums zeroed in on the latest Internet of Things platform of PLDT and Smart and the solutions for the retail and business outsourcing industry.
ePLDT President & CEO and SVP & Head of PLDT and Smart Enterprise and International Business Groups Jovy Hernandez officially opens the #PHDigicon2021 and provides an in-depth view on this year’s theme – REVOLUTION
#PHDigicon2021’s power panel on revolutionary tech features Nokia’s John Harrington, Huawei's Nicholas Ma, MPIC Group’s Manuel V. Pangilinan, NTT Global Data Center’s Yasuo Suzuki, and Cisco’s Dave West
Academy award-winning actress and United Nations Messenger of Peace Charlize Theron joins Cathy Yap-Yang for a fireside chat to discuss the different sides and role she has embraced
Synchronizing digital and physical systems to transform enterprises building a smarter future with technology focusing on automation and optimization through Internet of Things.
PLDT Enterprise VP & Head for Enterprise Innovations & IoT Business Melvin Jeffrey Chan discusses the vision, technology, and applications toward a connected future with 5G and Internet of Things
Ionics-EMS Inc COO Jay Chavez shares their IoT journey and how it helped them revolutionize their manufacturing process.
PLDT Enterprise VP & Head of Wireless Marketing Chet Alviz highlights the capabilities of Smart in connecting people, places, and things with the newest technology – Smart Internet of Things Platform.
PLDT Enterprise’s Chet Alviz and Melvin Chan along with Ionics’ Jay Chavez address questions from the delegates about 5G technology and the future with IOT
Nokia’s Keerthi Dashnamurth and PLDT Enterprise’s Dennis Magbatoc take the on-screen stage for a panel discussion focusing on IOT’s importance to industries
Fiberhome’s Grant Li, Netfoundry’s Phillip Griffiths, and Micro Focus’ Steve Hewett join the panel discussion and highlights how technology enables the Smarter Future of companies
Learn how the adoption of an omnichannel business model can gear your businesses to stay ahead in this digitized business landscape.
GlobalData Head of Thematic Research Cyrus Mewawalla highlights relevant data and insights for the retail industry and details how technology can help retailers and food manufacturers achieve sustainability goals
Grab Philippines Country Operations Head Ronald Roda discusses how Grab coped since the pandemic and the key takeaways that the company had in order to pivot during challenging times
ePLDT Industry Consultant for Retail Jerry Dy zeroes in on how the pandemic brought in years of change in the way all companies across sectors & regions do business.
GlobalData’s Cyrus Mewawalla, Grab’s Ronald Roda, and Alibaba’s Allen Guo gather for the Q&A portion of the session to address the questions of PH Digicon 2021 delegates
Fortinet’s Ching Ping Wong, Samsung’s Nathalie Duchemin, and PLDT Enterprise’s Jerry Dy talk about the latest technologies that companies are integrating for the retail sector of the business
Cisco’s Karrie Ilagan, Micro Focus’ Jonathan Ho, and PLDT Enterprise’s Anthony Fernandez delve into the data security aspect of retailers and how they can ensure the seamless experience of their customers.
Learn how BPO companies and third-party service providers coped and thrived with the changing work conditions.
GlobalData Service Director for Asia Pacific Dustin Kehoe emphasizes how technology improves employee-centric KPIs and experience that will lead to better customer feedback.
TaskUs Inc. CIO Curt Gooden details their company’s commitment to the best technology with human intelligence and complexity, and how they put it into practice amid the pandemic.
PLDT Enterprise VP & CRM Head Luigi Casas highlights not just new ways of working but new ways of living & experiencing work outside of the regular office or cubicle.
GlobalData’s Dustin Kehoe and TaskUs Inc.’s Amit Jha address the questions from the delegates and discuss insights and experiences of their organizations.
Soprano Design’s Kristine Espiritu, Gur Lavi’s Erwin Co discusses the importance of employee engagement and how technology bridges the connection of the company to its employees.
NetFoundry’s Michael Kochanik and PLDT Enterprise’s Luigi Casas delves into the shift in the BPO industry and the digital transformation enabling this shift.