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The flagship WFS Tech Conference for CEOs, founders, and investors of software and IT companies, covering Tech M&A: investment, growth, strategy, buyouts, sales, and mergers. Insights from: private equity, VC, angels, strategic buyers, M&A advisors, and CEOs who’ve had a successful exit.

2020 Top Ten Disruptive Tech Trends

Investors Panel: Will your strategy get funded?

Tech Valuation Metrics: What are you worth?

Buyers Panel: Do you have what they want?

Sellers Panel: Advice from CEOs who've sold.

Succession Planning: Selling during troubled times

GXS Asia 2020 Virtual

Jul 15, 2020


Growth& Exit Strategies for Software & IT Companies 

Managing During Crisis 

Live from Singapore – July 14th,2020 – 12pm-5pm SST  

Virtual Live Webinar 


Welcome & Opening Remarks 

         Conference Chair: Mark White, Corum Group (Platinum Sponsor) 


12:05 –  12:25 

2020 Top Ten Disruptive  Technology Trends: Will they put you out of business? 

         Tim Goddard, Corum Group 


12:25 – 1:25 

Investors Panel: Will  your strategy get funded? 

          Scott Krivokopich, Investments, 1982  Ventures  

        James  Tan, Managing Partner, Quest Ventures 

          Kuo-Yi Lim, Managing Partner, Monk’s Hill Ventures 

          Joseph Lee, Managing Partner, Kairous Capital

          Sameer Kanwar, CEO, Basil Technology Partners  

          Moderator:  Dan Bernstein, EVP, Corum Group 


1:30 – 1:55 

Tech  Valuations & COVID19: What is your company worth? 

          Joel Espelien, Executive Director, Corum Group 


1:55 – 2:05 

Short Break 


2:15 – 3:15 

Buyers Panel: Do you have what they want? 

Bob Hayward, Principal, Deloitte APAC Consulting 

Dipesh Jain, VP Corp Dev, Genpact        

Joel Bar-El, CEO, Trax Retail  

Utkarsh Bahadur, VP & Head-Strat, Trans. & Strat. Partnerships, SAP APAC

Alex Lega, Senior Director of Corporate Development, Acronis

Frank Stevenaar, CFO, GoBear  

Moderator: Mark White, VP, Corum Group 

3:20 – 4:20    

Sellers Panel: Advice from CEOs who’ve sold & how to prepare for an exit 

        Aaron Hallmark, CEO, Catena Technologies

         Kevin Tan, Co-Founder, Epic Enterprises – CutQ

          Andy Hill, CEO and Co-Founder, Oniqua 

        Moderator: Azli Jamil, ASEAN M&A Regional Advisor


4:20 – 4:45 

Succession Planning: Selling During Troubled Times 

Bruce Milne, CEO, Corum Group 

Dan Bernstein, EVP, Corum Group 



UOA Investors Fund

Joe Rouse

Managing Partner

Corum Group

Mark White

Senior Vice President

Kairous Capital

Joseph Lee

Managing Partner


Dipesh Jain

VP of Corporate Development

Trax Retail

Joel Bar-El



Kevin Tan


Basil Technology Partners

Sameer Kanwar


Catena Technologies

Aaron Hallmark


Monk's Hill Ventures

Kuo-Yi Lim

Managing Partner


Frank Stevenaar



Andy Hill

Former CEO & Co-Founder

Deloitte APAC

Bob Hayward



Alex Lega

Former Head of Corp Dev

Quest Ventures

James Tan

Managing Partner

Corum Group

Azli Jamil

ASEAN M&A Regional Advisor

1982 Ventures

Scott Krivokopich


Corum Group

Daniel Bernstein

Executive Vice President and Director


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