Financial Services and the Cloud Vietnam 2023:
A Summit with Regulators and Financial Institutions

Wednesday, 31 May, 2023 | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Vietnam Central Economic Commision (CEC) are jointly organizing Financial Services and the Cloud: A Summit with Regulators and Financial Institutions (the “Summit”) on 31 May 2023 at the Meliá Hanoi.

This Vietnam Policy Summit will convene senior representatives from financial regulators, financial institutions, and the Vietnam government to engage in policy discussions around the future of Vietnam’s financial services through the cloud, including harnessing its synergies and appropriately managing risk. This Summit aims to provide a platform for knowledge sharing, capacity building, and peer learning opportunities for attendees.

The Summit will be conducted in both English and Vietnamese simultaneous translation. The agenda comprises keynotes, presentations, fireside chats, and panel discussions. The Summit is an invitation-only event and registrations are subject to screening prior to approval.





9:05AM – 9:30AM

H.E. Nguyen Duc Hien, Vice Chairman, Central Economic Commission

Mr. Eric Yeo, Country Manager, Vietnam, AWS

9:30AM – 10:00AM


Dr. Nguyen Nhu Quynh, Director, National Institute for Finance, Minister of Finance

10:00AM – 10:40AM

Presentation: Cloud in Financial Services in Asia Pacific & Vietnam
This presentation the scene by reviewing the evolution and future of cloud computing, as well as the digital transformation it is driving in the financial services sector, in the Asia Pacific region and specifically in Vietnam. The recommendations will discuss changes in the policy environment that allow financial institutions to adopt cloud solutions (through cloud migration or cloud native apps) while ensuring risk management.

Mr. Daniel Wu, Head of Public Policy, Financial Services, Asia Pacific, AWS

Mr. Michael Araneta, Head of Banking GTM, ASEAN, AWS

10:40AM – 11:20AM

Panel: Policy Practices and Insights from Asia Pacific
Regulators are not strictly supervisors, but also increasingly change agent driving innovation in the financial sector through public-private collaboration. This session will feature financial regulators and central banks from ASEAN/Asia Pacific sharing their policy views towards technology and the cloud and their approach to supervise technology risk management by financial institutions.

Dr. Mangal Goswami, Executive Director, SEACEN Centre
Mr . Surat Tungsuputi, Assistant Director, Technology Risk Supervision Department, Bank of Thailand

Mr. Daniel Wu, Head of Public Policy, Financial Services, Asia Pacific, AWS (moderator)

11:20AM – 12:00PM

Fireside Chat: Technology Leadership in the Cloud Era
Leading financial services institutions are embracing cloud to both solve infrastructure needs in new ways, and create new experiences customers love. This session will feature technology leaders discuss how they move fast and stay secure with the cloud.

Mr. Colin Richard Dinn, Chief Information Technology and Digital Transformation Officer, Vietcombank

Mr. Michael Araneta, Head of Banking GTM, ASEAN, AWS

12:00PM – 1:30PM


1:30PM – 2:30PM

Panel: Financial Services in the Cloud – Realizing the Full Shared Potential in Vietnam
This panel will feature discussions on the journey of cloud adoption in the financial services sector and build on common ground to chart pathways for regulators, financial services institutions, and cloud services providers to realize the benefits of cloud adoption to enable financial institutions to face increased competitive challenges by moving faster and meeting heightened customer expectations, while keeping data safe and managing risks. Panelists will also address the potential of policy as a driver and policy elements that foster an environment for financial institutions to adopt cloud and transform with confidence.

Mr.Pham Anh Tuan, Director, Payment Department, State Bank of Vietnam
Mr.Johnson Poh. Chief Data Officer – CDO & Group Executive, VPBank
Mr. Michael Araneta, Head of Banking GTM, ASEAN, AWS

Mrs. Virginia B. Foote, President and CEO, Bay Global Strategies (moderator)

2:30PM – 3:00PM

Presentation: Cloud Security and Financial Services – Trends and Predictions
This presentation synthesizes industry research into security predictions and trends AWS is seeing over the next 12 months. This compilation was created in response to requests from financial institutions for an update and guidance on what’s next in the industry.

Ms. Mohita Agnihotri, Security Assurance, AWS

3:00PM – 4:00PM

Breakout Sessions
1. Security and compliance for financial services

Mr. Shao Qin Yong, FSI Compliance, AWS
2. Security assurance mechanisms that help financial institutions achieve compliance

Mr. Joseph Wong, Security Assurance, AWS
3. Operational resilience in financial services
Mr. Alan Yang, Security Assurance, AWS

4:00PM – 4:45PM

Fireside Chat: Charting the Policy Future in Vietnam
Collaboration is key to unlocking the future of financial services, enabled by right sized and forward-looking policy environment. This session will feature a conversation with a Vietnam regulator on charting the future of policy for technology in financial services and discuss areas of collaboration.

Mr. Vu Le Huy, DeputyDirector General, ITDepartment, General Department ofTaxation , Ministry of Finance

Mr. Dzung Le, Head of Public Policy, Vietnam, AWS

4:45PM – 5:00PM

Closing by AWS

5:00PM – End

Networking reception


Time: 31 May, 2023
Venue: Melia Hotel Hanoi