Go Global Thailand Powered by Google

9 AM - 12 AM

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Dr. Adrian Vanzyl : Country Head for GMS Sales Thailand at Google

Ignatius Roberts : International Growth Consultant at Google

Bonnie Wong : International Growth Services APAC Program Manager at Google

Shiv Sharma : Head of Marketing at Taskworld Inc.


     Are you ready to take your business global? The growth of the digital economy continues to remove barriers for businesses to develop through international expansion. By 2020, global cross-border transactions will be worth $1 trillion*, and an increasing percentage of those are taking place online. But starting out on the internationalization journey can be complicated, with a variety of factors to be taken into account, from market analysis to operational hurdles, to designing an effective marketing strategy.

     Go Global Thailand is a half-day workshop for companies that are looking to build or expand their international presence. Google’s international growth specialists will provide an overview of the latest products and resources available to companies looking to plan an effective international strategy.


Time Program
8.30 AM Registration
9.00 AM Key opening
9.30 AM Going Global with Google
10.20 AM Coffee Break
10.40 AM Beyond ads: international operations
11.25 AM Fireside Chat
11.55 AM Close



Dr. Adrian Vanzyl / Country Head for GMS Sales, Thailand, Google 
Dr Adrian Vanzyl joined Google Asia Pacific in Singapore as Country Head for GMS Thailand, in 2017. Prior to Google he spent six years in Bangkok as CEO and cofounder of Ardent Capital, a Venture Capital firm which built or invested in 17 companies across 7 countries in SEA (including aCommerce, SnapCart, Salestock and Orami). He is a veteran CEO and early stage investor in the Internet space, having started his career just prior to the first Dot-Com cycle, and working across three continents including 12 years in Silicon Valley/San Francisco. Companies he co-founded or was a board member/member of the exec management team of have listed on multiple exchanges, including Nasdaq, ASX (Australia) and NZX (New Zealand). His key current area of expertise is online marketing, and operational ecommerce (B2C and B2B, including scaling, regional expansion, and fund raising). He has an MD Degree from Monash University (MB BS Hons)

Ignatius Roberts / International Growth Consultant, Google 
Ignatius is part of Google's International Growth Team (IGT), supporting companies in Southeast Asia enter new markets and grow their businesses globally. Based out of Google's Singapore office, he works mainly with travel and ecommerce partners in the broader Southeast Asia region.

He previously worked for the IGT from Google's Dublin office, where he supported the internationalization of Spanish travel companies. Prior to joining Google, Ignatius worked as a media consultant in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.

Bonnie Wong / International Growth Services, APAC Program Manager , Google 
Bonnie Wong is an experienced Ads and Partnership executive with 10+ years of experience in the digital advertising industry. She has a proven record of helping leading brands in travel, FMCG, finance, retail and media industries to achieve success in marketing and content monetization. In her current role as Google International Growth Services Program Manager, Bonnie helps brands to be successful in their international expansion journey.