Hoon Sahib Soh
Special Representative (Country Manager) World Bank Group Korea


“Charles is the go-to person for insights into Asia's Smart City & IoT ecosystem.”

Michael Gryseels
Executive Vice Chairman - True Digital Group Chief Digital Officer - C.P. Group


“Charles’ knowledge and industry network in IoT is unparalleled in Asia.”

Jonathan Ng
Chief Executive, Digital Capabilities Center McKinsey & Company


“Charles is a great thought leader on IoT and what it takes for companies to succeed in the marketplace.”

Gerhard Loots
Executive - Global IoT Solutions Telstra


“Charles’ knowledge of the Asian IoT landscape is unparalleled. His ability to synthesise and provide pragmatic actionable insights in a clear & humorous manner sets him apart.”

Anthony Bartolo
Executive Vice President, Chief Product Officer Avaya


“Unrivalled domain expertise, industry influence and insight.”

Danial Mausoof
Vice President, Global Head, Enterprise Services Sales Nokia


“When it comes to bringing industry insights on a broad range of topics, one really does not need to look further than Charles. He has a solid understanding of the complex landscape of technology and trends across south-east Asia. Along with his expertise, he brings forward a view that is honest reflection, which is much needed in an industry that is often bullish and biased on their products. ”

Thomas Jakob
Regional President Asia Pacific Bosch.IO


“It is always amazing to listen to the countless examples of applications and solutions Charles has picked up through his interactions with the IoT industry’s movers and shakers. Especially impressive is his ability to crystallise large amounts of information into actionable insights for the benefit of his clients. If you need somebody to make sense of the IoT, Charles is your guy.”

Charles Lin
Deputy Mayor Taipei City, Taiwan


“Charles has been very observant with the trends of international IoT industries, and that makes the conversation with him full of precious knowledge and great insights. We are glad that he has paid attention on the efforts and development of smart city work in Taipei City and given us not only positive comments but also significant advices. Charles is a great ambassador who employs his witty sense of humour when delivering his pointed views to IoT, mobility and digital fields.”

Saj Kumar
Regional Business Leader - Manufacturing Microsoft Asia


“Charles brings a refreshing perspective to the world of IoT and is not taken in by the hype. He is often a contrarian and in a market driven by hype, this is stimulating. Charles presents his findings with detailed quantitative research and knowledge that goes beyond your typical analyst. His understanding of the market from “sensors to platforms” is unparalleled in the analyst world. Charles would be my "go to" guy for market perspectives on IoT.”

Bernard Leong
Head of Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence ASEAN Amazon Web Services


“Charles is definitely the thought leader on IoT, mobility and digital transformation in Asia Pacific who I typically check in with. He has a strong understanding of the global business & execution models that relate new technologies to digital disruption and how these apply to the Asian market. His analytical and foresight to think a few steps ahead are essential to businesses like ours that are looking to increase their value to customers. He is a great professional and I highly recommend working with Charles.”

Chirayu Wadke
Head of Business Development Google Coud - JAPAC


“Charles has possibly the most unique & candid insights into IoT in Asia. He grasps the changing landscape and does not mince words when it comes to stating facts. ”

Silvia Yu
CEO Red Peak Asia


“It is rare to come across an IoT “thought leader” who not only understands the latest technology trends and their impact on the global and Asian markets, but also has the ability to explain them in a simple and powerful way. Charles’ pragmatic approach to explaining how the latest IoT trends and technologies will impact the business and operating models of companies across the IoT ecosystem allows him to deliver realistic, actionable insights to his audiences. Charles is without a doubt the best IoT keynote speaker in the market.”


Past Clients



Past Clients