The biggest Vietnam IT Outsourcing conference


Promote Vietnam as an emerging IT Outsourcing destination


Create an effective business matching platform for buyers and Vietnamese IT Outsourcing vendors

Why should you join this event?

One stop shop for 4 day event

  • Vietnam software industry information and data from IDG, Gartner, KPMG, McKinsey
  • Vietnam business and investment environments
  • Human resources, education & training, labor market, infrastructure, etc.
  • Experiences and case studies in working with Vietnamese companies
  • Business matching and visiting of top Vietnam software outsourcing companies

Who will join this event?

  • 150+ multi-national companies and high-tech companies from 20+ countries
  • 200+ top Vietnam software outsourcing companies
  • 20+ top Vietnam IT universities

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VNITO – Agenda en (English)

Day 1
14 Oct 2015
Day 2
15 Oct 2015
Day 3
16 Oct 2015
Day 4
17 Oct 2015

Opening speeches

From representative of Government

From representative of Organizing Committee

Keynote #1: Future of Offshore IT Outsourcing and Vietnam

  • Ms. Yuko Adachi, Research Vice President, Gartner APAC
Yuko Adachi

Keynote #2: Vietnam IT Outsourcing – View of current players

  • Mr. Ai Nguyen, Vice President, KMPG Vietnam
Ai Nguyen
10:30 - 10:45


Success stories from investors

10:45 – 11:15        Innovation by Vietnamese engineers for Harvey Nash’s global clients

   Mr. Paul Smith, Executive Chairman, Harvey Nash

11:15 – 11:30        Vietnam software outsourcing – a case study

   Mr. Hung Q. Nguyen, CEO & Founder, LogiGear


Hung Q. Nguyen
Paul Smith

Vietnam software outsourcing – capabilities & competencies

11:30 – 11:45    Training – a key success factor for outsourcing in Vietnam

Dr. Nguyen Huu Le, Chairman, TMA Solutions

11:45 – 12:00   Vietnam – the cloud factory for the global migration

Mr.Hoang Nam Tien, Chairman, FPT Software

Hoang Nam Tien
Nguyen Huu Le
12:00 - 13:00

Lunch Buffet

Afternoon Presentation # 1

13:30 – 13:45     Investing in Vietnam IT Outsourcing-Sharing of ISB Group Experiences

  Mr.Wakao Itsuo, CEO, ISB

13:45 – 14:00     Expectations from Japanese companies for Vietnamese software outsourcing partners. How to attract Japanese companies?

  Mr.Mitsuoka Shuichi, Director, Topgate

14:00 – 14:15     Expectations from Japanese companies for Vietnamese software engineers

  Mr. Susumu Okamoto, Consultant, Yamaichi Securities

Susumu Okamoto
Mitsuoka Shuichi
Wakao Itsuo

Afternoon Presentation # 2

13:30 – 13:45      Leveraging the synergy of innovation and distributed talent

   Mr. Michael Hackett, VP, LogiGear

13:45 – 14:00      High-end business solutions development in Vietnam

   Mr. Dmitry Kushnir, VP, Luxoft

14:00 – 14:15      European outsourcing market

   Mr. Victor Hrovat, Founder, VicAdvisors

Victor Hrovat
Michael Hackett
Dmitry Kushnir

Panel #1: Case studies. Voice from Investors

Sharing investors experience in investing/outsourcing to Vietnam and working with Vietnamese vendors: challenges, risks, mitigation and best practices, etc.

Panel members:

  • Mr. Wakao Itsuo, CEO, ISB
  • Mr. Dmitry Kushnir, VP, Luxoft
  • Mr. Paul Smith, Executive Chairman, Harvey Nash

Moderator: Mr. Frank Nguyen, Chief Evangelist, Microsoft VN

Frank Nguyen
Dmitry Kushnir
Wakao Itsuo
Paul Smith

Panel #2: Why VN. Competitive advantages

Discuss reasons many big names coming to Vietnam, why Vietnam becoming an attracting outsourcing destination.

Panel members:

  • Mr. Hoang Nam Tien, Chairman, FPT Software
  • Mr. Frank Schellenberg, Founder, DIGI-TEXX
  • Mr. Michael Hackett, VP, LogiGear
  • Mr. Yusei Narimatsu, Vice Director, KDDI Vietnam

Moderator: Dr. Vu Duong, Director, John Von Neumann Institute (JVN)

Vu Duong
Hoang Nam Tien
Michael Hackett
Frank Schellenberg
15:15 - 15:30

Tea Break

Panel #3: Human Resources and Competencies

Capabilities and competencies of Vietnam IT workforce. Assessment of IT workforce and education system. Best practices in hiring, building, training and keeping a winning IT team.

Panel members:

  • Mr. James Galvin, CEO, Glandore Systems
  • Mr. Truong Tien Vu, IT Faculty Dean, Duy Tan University
  • Ms. Mai Nguyen, Regional Director, Navigos Search

Moderator: Mr. Chris Harvey, Founder and CEO,

Nguyen Phuong Mai
Truong Tien Vu
Chris Harvey
James Galvin

Panel #4: Vietnam’s outsourcing landscape and new opportunities

New opportunities for Vietnam software outsourcing industries: how to explore European market, new technologies, R&D outsourcing, legal framework, etc.

Panel members:

  • Mr. Victor Hrovat, Founder, VicAdvisors
  • Mr. Richard Johnson, Entrepreneur, Kaltura
  • Dr. Net Le, LNT & Partners
  • Mr. Kaushal Amin, CTO, KMS

Moderator: Mr. Rick Yvanovich, Founder & CEO, TRG

Kaushal Amin
Net Le
Richard Johnson
Victor Hrovat
Rick Yvanovich
17:00 - 18:00


Business matching between Vietnamese enterprises and partners

08:30 – 09:00    Registration

09:00 – 12:00     Business matching between Vietnamese enterprises and partners

Seminar “Business development opportunities for Vietnam outsourcing companies”

09:00 – 09:30    Registration

09:30 – 10:00     Introduce UK Asia Tech Hub that will enable collaboration between UK and Vietnamese/ASEAN

    technology companies

   Mr.Paul Smith, Vice Chairman of VN-UK Network

10:00 – 10:15      Introduce Directory and Web site for Vietnam software outsourcing companies

   Mr.Toan Ngo-Van, Vice President, Global Cybersoft Vietnam

10:15 – 10:30      Upcoming overseas promotion and business matching events

   Mr.Tuan Vu-Anh, General Secretary, HCMC Computer Association

10:30 – 10:45      Promotion plan after VNITO conference: Saigon Times, Forbes VN, B2B site…

   Mr.Long Lam-Nguyen-Hai, CEO, QTSC

10:45 – 11:00      Q&A

Tuan Vu-Anh
Long Lam-Nguyen-Hai
Paul Smith
Toan Ngo-Van

Choose one of three options:

Option 1: Visit Quang Trung Software City (TMA Solutions, GCG, Infonam, Digi-Texx, Luxoft, LARION…)
Option 2: City tour ( KMS , LogiGear, Harvey Nash, ISB, IMT, Kyanon…)
Option 3: Visit Saigon Hi-Tech Park (FPT)