NEWS9 October 2018

Dutta promoted to Lightspeed Asia MD

Asia Pacific News People

SINGAPORE – Digital data collection company Lightspeed has made Siddhartha (Sid) Dutta managing director for Asia, reporting to Caroline Frankum.

Dutta was previously general manager for South East Asia based in Singapore and has been with Lightspeed for more than four years. He has also held roles at companies including Greenfield and Research Now.

Dutta was instrumental in creating the newly formed partnership with Eureka, an AI platform that gives Lightspeed access to millions of mobile subscribers from companies across ASEAN, India, the Middle East and Europe.

In his new role he will have overall responsibility for Singapore, India, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines.

Frankum said: “Asia is an exciting, transforming part of the world, where growth is a real opportunity. Sid is – without shadow of a doubt – the best person for this role to drive growth in bold, creative and fast ways. It is part of his DNA!”