The Pinpoint Asia Podcast

The Pinpoint Asia Podcast


Latest Episodes

22: Greg Au Yeung (Former CIO, Saxo Bank, Technology in China)
March 11, 2021

Our guest today has extensive experience as a CIO with large banks. He has successfully set up and managed 3 sizeable Technology Development Centers in the mainland and has played a key role in the in

20: Sarah Johnson (Deputy Chief Product Officer, Digital Products Group, PwC)
November 26, 2020

Today we are grateful to be talking to the Deputy Chief Product Officer of PwC’s Digital Products Group. Sarah Johnson comes from a unique background. She used to be the Operations Manager for the Pol

19: Andy Farmer (CIO / Mox Bank)
September 29, 2020

There has been so much talk about Virtual Banks in the past few months. Some newspapers have reported that this could be a big threat to traditional retail banks. But, what exactly is a Virtual Bank and what can we expect from them over the next couple...

18: Suresh GP (DevOps / SRE)
June 13, 2019

In our line of work, especially since 2018, we came across various roles for DevOps Engineers or Site Reliability Engineers (as Google calls them). Today on the podcast we are thankful for having Suresh, Principal Engineer of TaUB Solutions,

17: Ricky Lui (Identity Access Mangement)
June 05, 2019

Today on the podcast, we have with us Ricky Lui who is a Security Consultant with SailPoint which is a company specializing in Identity Access Management. This topic of Identity Access Management is becoming increasingly important in today’s world espe...

16: Sandesh Raikar (Discussing Cloud Technologies)
April 28, 2019

Our guest today is Sandesh Raikar. He has a wealth of experience in the Cloud space. He is the Director of Operations for Softlayer which is now called IBM Cloud. He played an instrumental role in increasing revenue for IBM Cloud by 300% and also grew ...

15: Khyati Kapai (How to communicate better and improve one’s soft skills)
February 07, 2019

We often get told that “soft skills” are very important to progress in one’s career and in life in general. But, what exactly is that and what can one do to cultivate better soft skills? We are privileged to have Khyati Kapai on the podcast to talk abo...

14: Edward Wong (Talking Architecture / Crypto / High Frequency Trading)
January 24, 2019

Edward Wong is a Finance Technologist professional who is currently working for QuantDesk, which incorporates quantitative AI-bots that will automate high-frequency trades (HFT) and in the past, he was involved as an Application Architect playing an im...

13: John Zendano (APAC CIO Daiwa Capital Markets – Questions on life lessons / career)
January 10, 2019

Totally humbled and privileged to be talking to the APAC CIO and Managing Director of Daiwa Capital Markets John Zendano today. He started his career with the United States Air Force loading C130 cargo planes and got his first taste of finance and Inve...

12: Mugdha Karanjekar (Intro to the world of HR + Talking about Diversity and Inclusion)
December 09, 2018

Often in our line of work as Tech Recruiters, we tend to work with HR professionals but we mainly see them as “interview coordinators” or the ones who eventually come up with the salaries after all the interviews are done. But,