In this episode, Theo and Paris speak with Professor Denpong Soodphakdee, VP of Khon Kaen University (KKU), on KKU’s digital transformation journey. 

Founded in 1964, KKU is an established university in northeastern Thailand with more than 40,000 students studying in 19 faculties. On a mission to prepare future global citizens to work in a fast evolving world, KKU also aims to be recognized both internationally and regionally as a leading university in research and technology.  

Prof. Denpong shares the challenges KKU overcame in digitalization, such as implementing training for less technical staff and driving a mindset shift for better adoption. He also talks about the benefits of no-code platforms, and how to get people engaged and excited about developing their own apps. 

Hear his first hand account about KKU’s first hackathon, the results, and what it takes to help lead the organization towards being a “Smart University” that others in the sector can model.