Event Reminder: GTCC Breakfast Talk on “Digital Disruption in the Services Industry”

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Dear Members & Friends,

The German-Thai Chamber of Commerce (GTCC), in cooperation with PKF Holdings (Thailand) Limited, is pleased to invite you to

GTCC Breakfast Talk on “Digital Disruption in the Services Industry”

With Mr. Andrew McBean, CEO of PKF Holdings (Thailand)

Date: Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Time: 8:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Venue: Mode Sathorn Hotel (Map)

Mr. McBean will be presenting a tour-de-force starting with a fascinating big-picture view about the speed of change in the world of technology, even looking at some of the implications for life on earth! This will be followed by insights into some the technologies which will have a profound effect on business generally but very specifically service-based companies. In addition, he will discuss the disruption and the opportunity possible for those that go in to this new world with their eyes wide open.

Topics include:

  • What is changing in technology and how fast is it changing
  • Highlight some business applications and implications of this fast-changing technology:

       -    Digital Twins
       -    Blockchain
       -    Cryptocurrency
       -    SmartContracts
       -    Cybersecurity
       -    Analytics
       -    Artificial Intelligence

  • Focus on the disruption will bring to service industries, using the accounting industry as an example
  • Discuss the opportunity


08.00 - 08.30 a.m.:

Guests Registration

08.30 - 09.30 a.m.:

Breakfast served
Presentation by Mr. Andrew McBean, CEO of PKF Holdings (Thailand) Limited

09.30 - 10.00 a.m.:

Q&A Session

Admission Fee (including American Breakfast*)

Members / Non-Members: 1,000 THB

IMPORTANT: In case you cannot attend the event, please make your cancellation BEFORE 17 April 2018. Otherwise, you will receive the invoice. Thank you.

* Remark: Please inform us if you require vegetarian food

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Please contact us at tel: 02-055-0622 or email: communications@gtcc.org

We look forward to your engaging participation at this insightful seminar.
Best regards,

Dr. Roland Wein



Mr. Andrew McBean has 32 years of work experience with 25 of those in technology followed by 7-year experience working for professional services firms. He worked in a number of management roles in Microsoft for nearly 10 years in 4 countries including as the General Manager of Microsoft Thailand. After working for 4 years as a Senior Vice President for dtac in the Business and Strategy Divisions, Andrew joined the professional services industry where is now the CEO of PKF Thailand, a leading accounting firm. More