Mr. Le Thanh Tam

CEO, IDG Vietnam & ASEAN

Mr. Le Thanh Tam

CEO, IDG Vietnam & ASEAN

Biography

Tam Le is currently responsible for two companies of International Data Group (IDG). He is CEO of IDG ASEAN and MRD Join-stock, and be Chairman of the CEO&CIO Club as well as. IDG is the world’s leading technology media, events and research company, reaching over 280 million technology audiences in 97 countries and has revenues of $3.16 billion.
Becoming the CEO of IDG Vietnam since 1999, Tam has restructured the company into an organization having a high growth in sales within IDG corporation and plays an important role in the process of transition from print-based to web-based solutions and events.
Mr. Le also played an important role in establishing IDG Ventures Vietnam, the first US technology venture capital fund in Vietnam fund for IT sectors. He became the CEO of IDG Indochina in 2004, with many successful contributions in creating new products, promoting brands and getting revenue from Laos and Cambodia. He developed a regional expansion model and pushed practice effectively that led to increase ROI on campaigns which are launching and new projects, events in these countries.
Mr. Le became the CEO of IGS Vietnam in 2005 and MRD in 2006, the Chairman of the CEO&CIO Club in 2007. In 2009 he has been nominated as the CEO of IDG ASEAN (includes 10 countries of South East Asia) and then he focused on the development of new digital products and international network expansion for creating strong and sustainable P&L. He has been being responsible for managing regional sales in South East Asia area and IDG Research from 2005 till now.
Before joining IDG in 1999, Mr. Le was in Management Board of British Petroleum/Castrol, Exxon/Esso Oil and Petrochemicals industry. Mr. Tam Le has been honoured to receive the Outstanding Manager Award given by IDG’s Chairman in 2004 at Global Media Institute, Massachusetts. He graduated the from the Executive Masters of Business Administration (EMBA)course at Harvard Business School. Besides, he holds a degree of Petroleum engineering from Greisswald, Germany. His wife works in the Airline industry and they have 3 sons.

Topic:

Report of Survey on customers’ satisfaction with 4G LTE services

“The assessment of customer’s satisfaction about 4G service providers in Vietnam in 2017”

The survey was conducted by IDG Vietnam from 1st April to 1st July 2017 in 8 major cities/provinces. The number of successful questionnaires was 13,828 (Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City’s population accounted for 88%) of people who have used 4G service according to age, occupation, income and position. The interview questions focused on how the 4G service meet users’ needs, the user’s overall perceptions of 4G quality, as well as the specific evaluation criteria and habits of using 4G service. With each answer, there are 5 levels of detailed assessment for respondents to choose. With the data such as 29% of respondents using 4G for business purposes and 56% of them using for entertainment, it is likely that enterprises will have new business plans. The next will be a positive competitive among network operators, equipment providers, technology and ICT application developers.