Dhanawat Suthumpun (left), Managing Director, Microsoft (Thailand) Limited, and Vunnaporn Devahastin na Ayutthaya (right), Secretary General, Office of National Digital Economy and Society Commission (ONDE), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Microsoft (Thailand) and Office of National Digital Economy and Society Commission. The ceremony was presided by Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha (3rd from left), Deputy Prime Minister Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong (3rd from right), Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak (2nd from left), and Dr. Pichet Durongkaveroj (2nd from right), Minister of Digital Economy and Society (DE).
The main objective of the MOU is to drive Thailand towards a successful Digital Transformation in every aspect, focusing on digital innovation capacity and business competitiveness, by promoting a more modern workforce with digital capabilities. The 3 key points of this MOU are Capacity Building for youths, students, startups and the general public through Microsoft’s digital and IT skills training projects, Digital Transformation through a pilot modern workplace project to promote the use of hybrid cloud platform, and Policy Guideline on Digital Technology to improve the standard of cybersecurity, increase regulatory transparency and establish trust in and among government agencies and other parties in order to drive Digital Economy and Society Plan under Thailand 4.0 policy.
Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha visits a recreation of a Digital Community Center at the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society’s booth in the Digital Thailand Big Bang 2017 event. The simulated center sees Microsoft provide basic coding training workshop for elementary school students. Dhanawat Suthumpun (left), Managing Director, Microsoft (Thailand) Limited, and the company’s management team are on hand to welcome the Prime Minister and present the workshop activity.
Dhanawat Suthumpun, Managing Director, Microsoft (Thailand) Limited, Vunnaporn Devahastin na Ayutthaya, Secretary General, Office of National Digital Economy and Society Commission (ONDE), and the management team, organized an ‘Hour of Code’ workshop under Microsoft’s YouthSpark Program, at the simulated Digital Community Center featured in the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society’s booth.
Students participating in the ‘Hour of Code’ workshop