HGC Appoints SVP of Global Data Strategy & Operations, International Business

HGC Global Communications Limited (HGC) announced the appointment of Cliff Tam as Senior Vice President of Global Data Strategy & Operations, International Business.

Working within the HGC International Business team, Tam will be responsible for expanding the group’s global presence and fully-fledged services to deepen its partnerships with digital content, service and infrastructure providers around the world and help them reach new frontiers.

In his new role, Tam will develop and implement strategies to maintain HGC’s position as a leading partner of over-the-top (OTT) service providers, internet and content companies, digital media providers and cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies worldwide.

He will manage the Network Operations and Business Analysis & Operations teams, ensuring the International Business unit can provide customers with seamless access to the extensive network coverage and one-stop OTT edge solutions with minimal latency and increased agility.

Specific focus areas for Tam include the ongoing development of a game-changing OTT partner ecosystem across emerging niche markets in Asia, as well as the further expansion of edge infrastructure in Southeast Asia with the rollout of HGC’s flagship Eyeball-as-a-Service platform and the growth of Singapore as a major regional hub.

Tam also will continue his mission to fortify Hong Kong as a major internet exchange hub as the use of data grows in Asia Pacific.

Tam is a HGC veteran, holding several senior positions in the International Business team over the past 16 years. Before becoming Senior Vice President of Global Data Strategy & Operations, International Business, he was instrumental in developing markets and data services to establish HGC as a premiere partner for OTT, cloud and internet exchange providers and content and media companies as the digital economy booms.

He also has extensive experience managing global HGC teams with responsibility for digitalization, wholesale carrier solutions, partnership engagement, market and product development, sales and more.