Axel Winter


Mr. Winter is the Chief Digital Officer for Siam Piwat Group, a Bangkok-based luxury mall operator, and retail and development company. Mr. Winter is also an advisor to X-Spring Group, building a token-based investment business, investor and venture partner in Thailand. He has been a tech leader in Southeast Asia since 1994, having held Chief Technology Officer positions for numerous companies specifically in the finance and retail sectors, with most recent roles for Central Retail Corporation in Bangkok and prior to that as the Global Head Enterprise Architecture & Technology Strategy for Standard Chartered Bank. Mr. Winter has also held leadership positions for tech consultancies such as Accenture and enterprises such as GE Capital and Cisco Systems in Thailand. He is a highly regarded expert for digitization and business transformation, is well known for challenging industry paradigms and consistently striving for integrating new technologies for achieving true impact and change. He is a core member of the Thai start-up ecosystem both as an advisor, co-founder of several start-ups, and as a venture partner for Alpha Founders Capital. Mr. Winter’s Public Markets experience includes his senior contribution to the record Initial Public Offering of Central Retail Corporation (2nd largest retail IPO globally) in 2020.