Laiye Annual Global Summit 2022 – The smart successor of Legacy RPA | 26 May 2022

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Intelligent Automation: The smart successor of Legacy RPA

26 May 2022
Thursday, 9.30am to 12pm (GMT +8)

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There was a time when the rise of RPAs was considered the future of technology in the workplace. However, given the digital disruption in the workspace, taking it to the next level seems the only smart choice. Here is where Intelligent Automation comes into play.

In view of how eager all markets are to return back to their feet, they are more than willing to take a huge leap forward into automation. The economic shift made them realize that it’s not the people, but it’s the workflows and systems that are affecting the performance of their organization. This means that there is no space for mundane and repetitive tasks.

This is where Intelligent Automation helps in generating value creation for industries. This solution introduces tools that facilitate a smarter and faster workflow which promotes business efficiency. Thus, the tool used to gain a competitive advantage before became the source of survival and breakthrough.

Join DigitalCFO Asia, together with Laiye and a recognized global expert, author, thought leader, and pioneer in AI-powered automation and IA, Pascal Bornet, as we discover the impact of Intelligent Automation solutions on your organization.


1. Understanding the path that Intelligent Automation is currently paving for key industries.

2. How to capture the true value of automation in your organization, by introducing IA.

3. Identifying the promise of IA, if implemented, to the workforce, top management, entire organization, and the economy.

4. Analyzing the relationship between the workforce and Intelligent Automation. What are the impacts IA could have on an organization's operational labor condition?

5. The current trends influencing the future of Intelligent Automation. In what direction could the next development lead?

9:30 AM

Opening Address & Welcome Note by Laiye

Speaker: Gary Saw
APAC Regional GM, Laiye

9:33 AM

Executive Keynote 1

Topic: The New Laiye Narrative

Industry experts believe 2022 will be the year Intelligent Automation will hit exponential growth and come of age. Ronen will share how Laiye is expanding its proposition and introducing even more initiatives to give customers the agility and flexibility to address rapidly changing market conditions, and control around how processes get executed.

Speaker: Ronen Lamdan

CEO, Laiye International

9:40 AM

Executive Keynote 2

Topic: Laiye 2025

With the closing of Laiye's $160 million Series C funding, on the heels of its acquisition of leading Conversational AI platform Mindsay, Laiye has ambitious growth plans. Learn how Laiye plans to fulfil its vision of a future where all organisations and people are transformed, emboldened, and made better by the power of Intelligent Automation.

Speaker: Guanchun Wang

Chairman & CEO, Laiye

9:45 AM

Thought Leadership Keynote:
Intelligent Automation: Boosting Business and Building a more Human World

Businesses are racing to drive ROI as they bounce back from the pandemic, and legacy Robotic Processing Automation (RPA) is struggling to keep up. Pascal will show how Intelligent Automation is changing the game, resulting in healthier, more agile and resilient businesses.

Speaker: Pascal Bornet
Global Expert & IA Thought Leader and Author of the best-seller book "Intelligent Automation"

10:05 AM

Customer Spotlight:

César González

RPA Director


10:15 AM

Hello Intelligent Automation – Product Strategy

Topic: The Laiye Approach to Intelligent Automation 

Fireside presentation by

Brian Briggs, VP Customer Solutions and Operations, Guillaume Laporte, GM Laiye Chatbot


CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CIOs, CTOs, CDOs, Chief Experience Officer, Financial controllers, Heads of Transformation, Heads of IT, Heads of Finance, SVP/VPs IT/Finance/Operations, IT/Finance Directors, RPA Directors/Managers,  Senior IT/Finance Manager, IT/Finance Managers, Data/Analytics Managers and other IT/Finance professionals from organisations based in South-east Asia & Australia.

10:45 AM

CxO Panel Discussion

Topic: Trends shaping the world of intelligent automation.

Brian Briggs, VP Customer Solutions and Operations, Laiye


Ronen Lamdan

CEO, Laiye International

Pascal Bornet

Global expert, thought leader, and pioneer in the field of Intelligent Automation

Dr. Oriel Herrera Gamboa

Director, Department of Computer Science

Vice Rector's Office of Administration and Economic Affairs

Catholic University of Temuco

11.15 AM


Topic: Implementation of Intelligent Automation solution to a non-technical workforce

Speaker: Tauhid Abddul Jalil 
Principal Consultant, SEA, Laiye

11.35 AM

Partner Huddle

Topic: The relationship of Intelligent Automation and workforce.

Speaker: Patankar Pramod
Head of Partner Ecosystem, Laiye

Partner Panel: 
Sonal Bengani, Principal Project Director, NCS
Pauline Yeo, Director, Business, BioQuest
Ravi Ivaturi, Advisor, PwC Indonesia

11:55 AM

Q&A Segment

12:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Speaker: Gary Saw, APAC Regional GM, Laiye


Ronen Lamdan, CEO of Laiye International

A diverse and proven senior sales leader with more than 15 years of experience building unstoppable teams that leverage a strong go-to-market strategy. This has resulted in developing a differentiated culture centered on operational excellence, customer obsession, talent management and predictable growth.

Ronen has held executive positions in $1b+ companies as well as pre-IPO start-ups. In these roles he has lead GTM development, hyper growth, geo expansion, and channels.

Arvid Wang, Chairman and CEO of Laiye

Laiye was founded by Arvid in 2015 where it was headquatered in Beijing. Previously, he was the Head of Baidu's HCI App team, Co-founder and CEO of Jinwankansha. Laiye currently has a community with more than 400,000 developers and more than 500 partners, primarily in China. It is quickly broadening their community outside China through partners such as RAAS PAL, a robotics and AI solution provider in Thailand.

Pascal Bornet, Chief Data Officer of Aera Technology 

Pascal is a recognized global expert and pioneer in the field of Intelligent Automation and Hyperautomation. Being a senior execuitve with 20+ years of experience in digital transformations, he founded and led the "AI & Automation" practices at McKinsey and at Ernst & Young (EY). He is also the author of the Amazon best-seller and first reference book on the topic: “INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION: Learn how to harvest AI to boost business and make our world more human”. 


Gary Saw

General Manager, APAC

Patankar Pramod

Head, Partner Ecosystem

Tauhid Abddul Jalil

Principal Consultant, Southeast Asia


About Laiye:

Laiye is a leading robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI) provider with a global presence across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Latin America, and Asia Pacific. Laiye’s integrated suite of AI-powered RPA, intelligent document processing (IDP) platform, Intelligent Automation (IA) and Chatbot solutions help organizations in the insurance, communications, electric power, finance, retail, and healthcare industries operate at new levels of productivity and efficiency to drive new levels of success.

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