ESET’s Jane Ng and Pamela Ong Named Finalists for Channel Asia Women in ICT Awards 2021

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Singapore, 7 July 2021 - ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, celebrates the accomplishments of its Asia Pacific (APAC) leadership team with the announcement that Jane Ng, Head of Marketing for APAC region, and Pamela Ong, Sales Director for APAC region, have made the shortlist as finalists for the Channel Asia Women in ICT Awards (WIICTA). Jane and Pamela are among 160 finalists (150 individuals and 10 companies) from a pool of more than 65 organisations and over 220 nominations, spanning partner, vendor and distributor businesses.

Jane is shortlisted as a finalist under the Innovation - Regional category, which recognises creative-thinking candidates who stand out in bringing innovation to life through a big picture and out-of-the-box approach to business. Pamela is a finalist under the Shining Star - Regional category, which recognises established candidates with a strong record of achievement, acknowledging excellence in spearheading company initiatives and driving strategic change.

Launched in 2019, WIICTA celebrates gender diversity and recognises female excellence across the ASEAN tech channel, acknowledging the achievements of a talented group of female front runners who have become influential figures across the local industry.

“We are incredibly proud of Jane and Pamela for being shortlisted as finalists for Channel Asia’s Women in ICT Awards,” said Parvinder Walia, President of Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ), ESET. “They are both outstanding leaders in their respective fields and have played critical roles in driving ESET’s expansion and success in the region. We are delighted that their contributions and achievements are also being recognised across the broader industry.”

“ESET has always been a strong advocate for gender parity and diversity in the workplace and has continually made it a point to nurture female talent and empower them to take on greater roles in the IT industry. While we celebrate Jane and Pamela’s achievements, we are also committed to continue our efforts in strengthening women representation in IT.” Parvinder added.

“Channel Asia congratulates Jane and Pamela on becoming finalists in the Innovation and Shining Star categories,” said Cherry Yumul, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Innovation at IDG. “We applaud their standout contribution in helping to set an industry benchmark for female achievement across Southeast Asia.

The winners will be selected by an executive panel of more than 45 industry judges – acknowledging creativity, innovation and excellence – and announced at a virtual celebration event on Thursday 5 August.