Hong Kong – March 25, 2019 – IPC, a leading global provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for financial market participants, today announced it will host an exclusive invitation-only financial industry event here in Hong Kong to celebrate its Unigy 360 software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution, performance-engineered to deliver innovation, economics and powerful new capabilities for global financial market participants. The event will be held in the heart of Hong Kong at the prestigious Zuma in Central on April 9, 2019.
Bob Santella, CEO of IPC, will keynote the event along with Former Bloomberg TV anchor Angie Lau. An award-winning global journalist and business thought leader, Lau will share her insights on the critical issues facing today’s global financial markets from the unique perspective of a Hong Kong-based veteran reporter with over 20 years of experience as a communications leader.
“We are proud to host such a compelling financial industry event in Hong Kong, in conjunction with our Asia-Pacific rollout of Unigy 360, a region of great importance to the global financial ecosystem,” said Bob Santella, Chief Executive Officer, IPC. “Equipping investors in Asia with the mission-critical connectivity and communications they need for reliable and secure participation in the financial markets is IPC’s core area of expertise. We welcome our partners and customers to celebrate this milestone together.”
As the various Asian markets embrace cloud-based solutions, IPC continues to expand in alignment with its clients and support both voice communications and electronic trading. Financial firms in the Asian market face multiple challenges, including meeting regulatory requirements that focus on ensuring transparency in the trading and reporting process, tracking transactions through multiple voice and digital channels, and supporting increased demand for mobility, particularly in Hong Kong and other locations across the region.
Unigy 360 unifies communications across an organization, offering a scalable on-demand solution addressing financial market participants’ business needs as they evolve and grow. Unigy 360 delivers the advantages of IPC’s industry-leading Unigy® platform for unified communications and applications, and the simplicity and scalability of a cloud-based solution.
About Angie Lau, Keynote Speaker
Angie Lau is an award-winning former Bloomberg TV anchor and 20-plus year veteran of journalism. Her flagship morning show, “First Up with Angie Lau” on Bloomberg, was broadcast globally into 350 million homes and offices around the world. She has interviewed leading newsmakers, CEOs, and icons, including her exclusive with Li Ka-shing — his first television one-on-one in more than a decade — that continues to be watched in syndication globally. As a communications leader, Lau has advised CEOs and executives from start-ups, to multinationals. Her TEDx Talk “I Am Not Supposed to Be Here” was turned into a TED Ed Lesson for its global audience of 6.7 million followers. Lau is currently Founder and CEO of Forkast.News, a digital media platform for all things blockchain.
Learn more about Unigy 360 here: https://www.ipc.com/solutions/exchanging-information/real-time-collaboration/unigy-360/
IPC is a technology and service leader powering the global financial markets. We help clients anticipate change and solve problems, setting the standard with industry expertise, exceptional service and comprehensive technology. With a customer-first mentality, IPC brings together one of the largest and most diverse global financial ecosystems spanning all asset classes and market participants. As the enabler of this ecosystem, IPC empowers the community to interact, transact and react to market changes and challenges, and we collaborate with our customers to make them secure, productive, compliant and connected. Learn more at https://www.ipc.com/
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