Dinh Ba Thanh

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DatVietVAC Group Holdings

Mr. Dinh Ba Thanh is the Founder, Group Chairman, and CEO of DatVietVAC Group Holdings - an investment and media entertainment technology group in Vietnam. DatVietVAC was established in 1993 as the country first privately-owned media and communication agency. Positioned for the 4.0 industrial revolution, the group has evolved from a media giant into the largest media and entertainment technology company, with multiple platforms optimized for data management of transmedia content to reach and to collect big data from 95 million Vietnamese people. Leading the national market share, DatVietVAC business is consistently expanding with additional investments to build up a world class digital Vietnamese culture economy to complement the existing three key pillars: Communication services: connects brands to audiences with creative initiatives, brand architects, strategic media planning and buying, and Ad Tech for next-level digital media targeting. Content provision: possesses the largest independent content library that creates, acquires, and distributes International and Vietnamese content via multiple platforms, as well as manages the country’s largest portfolios of influencers, creators, KOL and celebrities. Media ownership: invests, operates and builds community with a network of TV channels; a 4.0 digital media platform with a video social network, MPN, and OTT with views over 1 billion; a network of out-of-home properties, as well as, a network of digital communication hubs across the nation to deeply engage the Vietnamese community. In 2013, Dat Viet VAC was selected as a top-25 global growth company by the World Economic Forum. Mr. Thanh is also the Chairman of the Board of Eastspring Investments Vietnam Navigator Fund, and also serves as International Board Member cum Chairman of the Chief Executive Organization in Vietnam. He is also a member of ASEAN Business Club, and has been a member of YPO since 1998.