Board of Directors: Asia-Pacific
Director, Bintang Sempurna, Indonesia
Laurensius Candra is the Director of PT Bintang Sempurna, one of the most reputed printing companies in Indonesia. He joined this family owned business in 2004. Since then, he has successfully transformed it from a traditional family owned printing house into an innovative printing house, offering print solutions with a creative approach. Under his leadership, the company is experiencing phenomenal growth, which is a testament of his passion for exploring beyond the conventional.
Tomas Carunungan (Tom)
Founder, Nitto Printing and Chi 128
Tom is a 3rd generation printer with ink in his veins. After close to 4 decades, his passion, devotion and affection for his craft has only grown stronger. His children the 4th generation are already completely immersed in the business. He attended his first Dscoop conference in Seoul, decided this was the family he wanted to be part of, purchased his first Indigo then and there, and has never missed a single Dscoop annual conference since. Tom considers himself lucky to have found his passion early in life, his companies are today, award-winning print service providers to some of the most reputed brands and demanding clients in the Philippines.
Director & General Manager, Graphics Solutions Business – HP Indigo and Inkjet Digital Press Solutions, Printing and Personal Systems Group, Asia Pacific and Japan, HP
As Director and General Manager for HP Indigo and Inkjet Web Presses in Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ), Roy is responsible for end-to-end go-to-market (GTM) activities, the strategic planning and execution of sales growth, and business excellence initiatives for the portfolio in the region. Roy also has full profit and loss responsibility for the business unit.
Roy holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University; a B.A Accounting and a B.A Law from Tel Aviv University. He lives in Singapore with his wife and two adorable children.
Co-Founder, Cactus Imaging
Keith is one of the founders of Cactus Imaging. Starting in New Zealand in 1992, Keith helped expand Cactus Imaging rapidly to Australia and India. In 2008 the company was sold to a Private Equity Company and is now part of the Opus Print Group. Keith is widely regarded in Australia as an industry legend and one of the most influential people in the industry.
Kelvin Gage (Kel)
CEO, Dominion Print Group
Dominion was established by Kelvin’s father in 1951, when he started with a foot operated machine Platen in his bedroom. Kel joined the business in 1993 and made an immediate impact with a youthful enthusiasm and fresh new ideas. Dominion has continued to grow and is now a full service print provider starting with an integrated graphic design team, through offset and digital production to a complete print management service offering at the tail end. Kel took over full control of Dominion in 2009 and remains as committed as ever to the power of print communication in today’s marketing mix. He drives a simple company ethos that has been the same since Dominion started… “Do all you can to keep customers happy and the rest will fall into place.” An avid fan of Dscoop, Kel is passionate about the industry and it’s future.
Director of Strategic Marketing, HP
Simon is a member of the HP Indigo worldwide executive management. He started his career in the graphic arts industry in 1994 and was involved with a series of product marketing roles at the Scitex-KBA joint venture, Karat Digital Press. Following subsequent spells with start-ups in the field of enterprise software and display color technology, he joined HP Indigo in 2006 team, and currently serves as HP Indigo’s Director of Strategic Marketing.
CEO & Director, Photo Perfect Digital Offset Press, India (PPDO)
Biju was passionate about photography in his school and college days and started off as an entrepreneur providing digital media encoding services and solutions in the mid-1990s. He was also a consultant to many broadcasting studios and television channels, as well as a workflow solutions provider for digital movie production houses. He started PPDO in 2011 and invested in their first HP Indigo 5500. In 2014 PPDO invested in another HP Indigo 7800, during Dscoop Asia in Bali, and with this new addition, an expansion into the GCP market.
LingYun (Nick) Wang
Founder and Owner, Shanghai Linyeah Digital Printing Co.
Nick began his involvement with digital printing in 2003, when he realized that the then rapidly emerging digital technology, would redefine the printing industry. Nick built up Shanghai Linyeah Digital Printing Co., into the formidable organization it is today, through a combination of innovative technological developments, and an innate understanding of market demands. His passion, not surprisingly is IT and the innovations.