Banu Kannu is General Manager – Marketing at Wärtsilä Marine Solutions covering the Asia, Australia and Middle East regions. She is responsible for driving, facilitating, challenging and communicating strategic marketing actions across the region. She is active in Gas & LNG and kickstarted the global #GasBassador platform in 2015 which gathers experts passionate about the present & future use of gas & LNG as fuel. This initiative which started in Wärtsilä has now spread to several stakeholders across the industry. Banu champions a superior customer experience that spans online and offline channels, especially at industry events that represent a huge source of knowledge and networking for participants.