General Manager, Asia

Ryan Pestano, the new GM of Asia for IPONWEB, is passionate technologist and digital media professional with eight years of executive leadership experience in Asia and over a decade of total technology experience. He has a proven track record of architecting innovative solutions for multiple enterprise and agency clients through the consultative application of advertising and marketing technologies. Ryan is a trusted advisor and has fostered deep partnerships with a breadth of leading technology companies and strategic clients.


Ryan was most recently the VP of Product and Operations in APAC for Amobee working closely with Singtel Group businesses across SEA and Australia. He was formerly the VP of Product at Brandscreen and Director of Platform Services at Media Innovation Group (a WPP company) all based in Singapore. He started his career in New York where he worked in multiple roles at Microsoft.


Ryan is a recognized thought leader with his contributions to the digital advertising technology industry across APAC. Ryan has co-chaired the IAB Singapore Marketing and Advertising Technology committee and is driven to progress programmatic advertising and create innovative technology solutions across Asia.

Judging panel

Sonal Patel

President of Programmatic Services - Asia Pacific
Dentsu Aegis Network

Josephine Tan

Global Media Director

Regan Baillie

Chief Digital Officer

Sanchit Sanga

Chief Digital Officer (Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa)

Ryan Pestano

General Manager, Asia

Cindy Tan

Vice President - Asia Pacific, Display

Niall Hogan

Managing Director, Southeast Asia
Integral Ad Science

Krishnan Menon

Chief Client Officer, APAC

Wendy Hogan

CX & Marketing Strategy Director
Oracle Corporation

Edward Wong

VP of Marketing

Dan Robins

Head of Programmatic & Data - ANZ