DNA Disrupt: Professional Public Relations

When: Wed, May 28, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, 2014
Where: Cradle, Suite 4.8.1, PNB Darby Park, 10 Jalan Binjai, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Admission: Free
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[DNA Disrupt #18: Professional PR help, Do You Need It?] There comes a point for every startup, where engaging an in-house communications practitioner or public relations firm to manage the chaos is no longer a luxury but more of a necessity. When do you call in the professionals? Panelists:

Justin Then has more than 20 years of experience in journalism and communications, having started his career as a journalist in 1992 for Computerworld Malaysia. In his career, he has advised major brands such as Alcatel-Lucent, Dell, Hitachi Data Systems, Microsoft, and Symantec among others.

Raymond Siva brings with him 17 years of experience in journalism and communications. He leads one of the largest PR firms in Malaysia with over 45 staff, providing counsel to clients such as MRT Corp, Felda Global Ventures, Tune Insurance, Pemandu ETP, Pavilion KL, Petronas, BP Castrol, ESPN, Emery Oleochemicals, Unilever and Sarawak Energy.

Hazel Hassan clocked more than 20 years of experience from both corporate and consultancy worlds with exposure in IT and Telco industries, having served with Avira, REDtone International and F-Secure.