Our launch dialogue in Thailand on 4th December examined the nation’s digital economy progress and discussed insights from our report on the Platform Economy in Southeast Asia. It also highlighted the need for partnerships between the public and private sectors, to advance Thailand’s agenda of creating a robust digital economy in the region.
We were honoured to have an esteemed panel of speakers to share their perspectives, including:
- Dr. Veerathai Santiprabhob, Advisory Board Member, Tech For Good Institute, and Mae Fah Luang Foundation’s Chairman of the Executive Committee
- Alongkorn Ponlaboot, Advisor to the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives
- Dr. Sak Segkhoonthod, Acting Deputy Director and Senior Advisor (Digital Transformation), Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA)
- Dr. Krislert Samphantharak, Professor from the School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California San Diego, and Advisor of Puey Ungphakorn Institute for Economic Research (PIER), Bank of Thailand.
Giving the keynote speech, Dr Santiprabhob said: “To increase Thailand’s readiness in becoming a country that is fully driven by technology and digital economy, every stakeholder, from the government, the private sector, academics and the civil society must learn and collaborate on utilizing technology to its utmost benefits and creating positive social impacts, as per the ‘Tech For Good’ concept.”