HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC) has announced the appointment of Cliff Tam as Senior Vice President of Global Data Strategy & Operations, International Business.
Working within the HGC International Business team, he will be responsible for expanding the Group’s global presence and fully-fledged services to deepen its partnerships with digital content, service and infrastructure providers around the world and help them reach new frontiers.
In his new role, Cliff will develop and implement strategies to maintain HGC’s position as a leading partner of over-the-top (OTT) service providers, internet and content companies, digital media providers, and cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies worldwide.
He will also manage both the Network Operations and Business Analysis & Operations teams, ensuring that the International Business unit can continue to provide customers with seamless access to the extensive network coverage and one-stop OTT edge solutions with minimal latency and increased agility.
Specific focus areas for Cliff include the ongoing development of a game-changing OTT partner ecosystem across emerging niche markets in Asia, as well as the further expansion of edge infrastructure in Southeast Asia with the rollout of HGC’s flagship Eyeball-as-a-Service™ platform and the growth of Singapore as a major regional hub. Cliff will also continue his mission to fortify Hong Kong as a major Internet Exchange hub as the use of data grows in Asia Pacific.
Cliff is a HGC veteran, holding several senior positions in the International Business team over the past 16 years. Before becoming Senior Vice President of Global Data Strategy & Operations, International Business, he was instrumental in developing markets and data services to establish HGC as a premiere partner for OTT, cloud and Internet Exchange providers and content and media companies as the digital economy booms. He also has extensive experience managing global HGC teams with responsibility for digitalisation, wholesale carrier solutions, partnership engagement, market and product development, sales and more.
Ravindran Mahalingam, Senior Vice President of International Business at HGC, said, “With 5G and edge computing bringing the promise of premium services and more personalised user experiences, HGC is committed to expanding our global presence and fully-fledged services so that our partners can better engage with their customers and exceed expectations. We are delighted to have a leader of Cliff’s caliber to help us define and pursue inspiring digital strategies that leverage our innovation, infrastructure and ecosystem as the digital era continues to unfold.”
Cliff Tam, Senior Vice President of Global Data Strategy & Operations, International Business of HGC said, “At HGC, we are an empowered team dedicated to supporting business globalisation. We deliver customer value and quality assurance with a fast-to-market approach that rides on our fully-meshed digital infrastructure and best-in-class one-stop connectivity, cloud, data centre solutions and services. I am proud to have the opportunity to reinforce HGC’s reputation as a preferred partner and intelligent innovator as we continue to shape the experience-driven economy and internet world.”