Lars Voedisch, Founder and Managing Director of PRecious Communications was featured in Business Times’ “Views from the Top” section on November 25, 2019, titled “The Game Changers.” The question was – What do you think is the most significant event or development of the past decade?
Here is Lars’ comment as featured in The Business Times’ Views from the Top
“One of the most significant developments witnessed in the past decade is the rise of South-east Asia. And we’re still just at the beginning!
The spectacular growth of the ”consumer class” complements the economic, political, strategic and cultural dynamism of the region. The Internet economy and high smartphone penetration have democratised access to information, learning and commerce – creating new business opportunities, and providing access to new products and services for a relatively young population of over 650 million.
All these factors have made South-east Asia a pivotal market for companies and has drawn attention to the enhanced role it plays in international politics and global economics.”
Why Are We Talking About the Most Significant Event or Development of the Past Decade?
With the end of 2019 comes the close of the second decade of the 21st century.
In the last few years alone, we have witnessed several world-changing developments: the election of Donald Trump to the United States’ Presidency, the vote for Brexit that would plunge the United Kingdom into an almost continual period of social and political turmoil, the continuing evolution and reach of the Internet of Things, and most recently, the rise of revolution in Hong Kong.