Derry is a qualified accountant. His expert areas are in large-scale projects on tier-one ERP applications on Financial Management, Budgeting and Planning, Human Capital Management and Business Intelligence applications.
He has over 20 years hands-on practical experience in identification of key user requirements, recommendation of overall information technology strategy, evaluation and selection of ERP solution, project management, Change Management, Project Quality Assurance, Business Process Improvements, project team building, implementation of ERP solutions.
The clients that Derry has provided consultancy services cover various industries. These include University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, Hong Kong Housing Authority, Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Novel Enterprises, Hsin Chong Construction Materials, Synergis Management Services, Baxter Healthcare, Macau Telecom, Star TV Group, South Ocean Knitters, American International Assurance, Wing Hang Bank, Tokai Asia Limited, KGI Securities, Bank of China, CITIC Ka Wah Bank, Hong Kong Monetary Authority.
The geographical areas cover Hong Kong, Macau, China and Taiwan.
Mr. Ivanoff is an experienced senior manager with over 25 years in the telecommunications industry, including 15 years working throughout the Asia Pacific region. He has held senior level positions with multinational companies based in the US and Asia in operations, consulting, and management. He has worked with various companies including Nortel Networks as Sr. Director of Networking for Asia Pacific and Greater China; Principal Consultant and Direct of Managed Services for Cogent Consulting Services; Vice President and General Manager of Winstar Communications International (Hong Kong fixed wireless business), Vice President of Global Services at a Hong Kong provider of internet and telephony services; Senior Vice President of Global Technology with ABN Amro Bank’s Wholesale Banking Group based in Singapore; and COO of Global IT for a Hong Kong Based Financial Services Company. Additionally, he co-found a successful Hong Kong teleconferencing and consulting business that was acquired by a US publicly traded company in 2001.
He has built and headed domestic and regional telecommunications and network services operations and teams, setting up centers in the US, Hong Kong, Singapore, Guam, Shanghai and other Asian Countries. Bob established new business entities in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai and Beijing; established voice and data networks covering the entire Pan-Asia region, including China; and implemented the first digital broadband link between HK and China with Nortel Networks and HK Telecom. As a Telecom Consultant with NT, he was involved with Operator and Enterprise level solution evaluations and implementations, focusing on outsourcing and managed services. Understanding client budgeting constraints, Capex and Opex spending limitations; and need for agility and product refresh are guiding principles of his consulting techniques.
He has proven experience in technical consulting, outsourcing, project leadership, operations management, and business management. He has extensive experience in hiring and managing large, multi-cultural, geographically separated staff, bridging cultural differences to forge operational and professional services teams that are highly productive and motivated.
He has degrees in Computer Science and Business, as well as a Master of Science Degree in Telecommunications Management from Golden Gate University, San Francisco. Bob has currently living in Hong Kong with permanent residence status.
Founder and CEO
W Y Loh
WY is Managing Director of our key business partner - ATD Limited. WY is an energetic solutions focused entrepreneur with over 20 years experience in the Telecommunications, Networking and Systems Integration. His successes have included.
Building a successful business such as data center and SI services provider Metro Link (later acquired by Asia Online) and HugeNet an enterprise focused Internet Services Provider.
Completing system and network integration projects for top grade organizations such as The HK Government, Disney Hong Kong, The Airport Authority HK and Hutchison Telecom.
Delivering successful projects and building strong networks in Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines.
Kiron is a Hong Kong born Indian/Chinese with over 35 years solid IT related business leadership, management, sales, consulting and execution experience in Asia including most recently India. He is a strong project manager. He approaches IT from a business and strategic rather than technical perspective; believes that IT should perform as a business contributor rather than as a cost centre. He has worked and consulted for companies such as:
The Airport Authority HK – Defining, implementing and operating the diverse systems needed for one of the 10 largest infrastructure projects of the 20th century.
Asia Online HK Ltd – Restructuring and stabilising a loss making Internet Services Provider;
Gammon Construction Ltd – Helping this leading Asian based construction contractor innovatively implement and leverage new processes and productivity tools.
Reliance Industries Navi Mumbai SEZ – Defining Group IT Strategy and Business Processes for a very large world class special economic zone that would include an airport, port, rail network, bridge and over 10,000 hectares of bonded industrial and residential services.
Other key customers/employers have included Jardine Matheson and Co. Ltd, Price Waterhouse Management Consultants, Hong Kong Land Ltd, Hong Kong International Terminals, MCI WorldCom, The Hong Kong Immigration Department and more recently Mumbai International Airport Ltd.
His industry sector experience includes Trading and Transportation, Airport Operations, Utilities, Construction, Retail and Management Consulting. His IT experience includes IT Strategy, managing an internet services provider, project managing large implementations, IT software development and equipment supplier sales and support.
He has founded BPI Asia in the belief that the way Businesses develop and use IT has to take advantage of the Web and Mobile era. He understands how, sees a bright business opportunity and wants to help.