Mr. Pham Trung Kien

Chief Digital Officer, Viettel Telecom

Mr. Pham Trung Kien

Chief Digital Officer, Viettel Telecom

Biography

Kien joined Viettel Group in January 2009, and has been instrumental in positioning Bankplus as a best finance mobile product in the emerging market. Under Kien’s leadership, Bankplus has achieved consistent revenue growth, quarter over quarter, doubled year-on-year and has built a roster of nearly 3.5 million customers in Viet Nam.

Kien is currently Chief Digital Officer to Viettel Telecom. Prior to this he was a Director of Fintech Center, where he conducted an enormous solution for Digital Sale on retail channel, applied telco’s data in to micro-loan service, which shortly became the most successful case study in Asia. His previous experience includes Director of E-commerce Center and Deputy Director of Solution Services Center. With 8+ years of experience of working in Fintech area for Financial Services, E-commerce, Big-data, Internet of Things, Kien knows what truly drives business with his executive experience in managing service and operations for a rapid growth firm across Viet Nam.

He has been recognized for his leadership and accomplishments, which were not only internal prizes but also global awards, winning a “Best Financial Services Award in the Asia Pacific region” from Mastercard in 2014, “Gold Arward of IT World Arward 2016” in 2016.

Before devoting full his work full time to Viettel Group, Kien holds a Master of Information Technology, with Distinction, from the Ulsan University and Master of Business Administration at La Trobe University.