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Rethinking Your Business in a Digital World

NEW WORLD HOTEL MAKATI | 2 October 2019 | 9 am - 5 pm 
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Rethinking Your Business in a Digital World
Navigating the digital world can be daunting. Traditional businesses hampered by legacy systems do not know where to begin. While leaders are convinced by the prospects of improved business performance from digital transformation, they are overwhelmed by inertia, confusing digital solutions and uncertainty of how to take the first steps in their digital journey. Riding the digital wave requires business leaders to have the courage and stamina to persist with this transformation.

Targeting key decision makers and business leaders, The People at Work presents
“Re-thinking your Business in the Digital World”. This one day carefully curated event brings together renowned international experts who will share insights, experiences and case studies of how companies have failed or succeeded in adopting digital thinking into their organizations.

The People At Work is a leading Asia talent management group operating from offices in Singapore, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur and Manila with a long and successful track record in Asia. Founded in 2000, the Group provides retained executive search and leadership advisory services for senior executives in diverse industries including Industrial, Consumer, Financial Services, Real Estate, Infrastructure and Private Equity.
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Charles Hayes,
Partner and Executive Managing Director, Asia

Charles sits on the global leadership team of IDEO, one of the world’s most respected companies in innovation and design thinking. He is responsible for IDEO’s business in Asia and has extensive experience providing strategic advisory to executive teams and building new ventures for clients.

Based out of Shanghai, Charles has spent the last 10 years working with clients in China, Japan, India, Singapore and South Korea among others

Charles is a founding member of Lead a Creative China executive education program in collaboration with Tsinghua University and has been recognised in Fast Company China magazine as one of 100 Most Creative People in Business

Donald Patrick Lim,
Chief Executive Officer,
Dentsu Aegis Network

Donald is an early adopter of the digital wave. He is Founding President of the Internet and Mobile Marketing Association in Philippines.

Donald oversees five other businesses of his own, and also does management consulting for up and coming brands and businesses. Donald is one of the only 24 Certified Professional Marketers in the country, and one of the first in the Philippines to be awarded the Certified Entrepreneur title by the Canadian Institute of Entrepreneurship. He used to sit as part of the technical panel of the Commission of Higher Education, and has also been awarded the Dr. Bienvenido R. Tantoco Sr. Professorial Chair in Marketing by the Jose Rizal University. 

He was previously Chief Digital Officer of ABS-CBN Corporation, and before that, as Chief Innovation Officer of McCann Worldgroup and was recently awarded The Outstanding Young Men Award for Community Building in Digital Media.

Sudev Bangah,
Managing Director ASEAN,

Sudev directs the overall operations of the ASEAN country offices' development, sales, consulting, as well as marketing, and works alongside local and global organizations' C-level executives in their aspirations in developing robust plans and strategies for both emerging countries.

Having previously led IDC’s Southeast Asia Consulting group, Sudev has brought that rich experience in the country level by providing advice and thought leadership to CEOs, country heads, and chief strategy officers (CSOs). Based in Jakarta, Sudev continues to be hands-on in providing tailored insights, analysis, and strategies to top-tier technology vendors and telecommunications providers in expanding market share, market penetration strategies, and providing tactical approaches in winning the market. Sudev is also a frequent speaker at industry events across Southeast Asia on a wide range of topics, and is regularly quoted in both local and international media such as Bloomberg, Asian Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and BBC.

Arvind Mathur,
Chief Information Technology Officer,
Prudential Singapore
Arvind is on a mission to create future-ready businesses for a digital world. He has delivered transformational changes across companies in financial services & consumer goods, by driving end-to-end customer experiences through cross-functional collaborative teams, supported by robust technology delivery organizations.

At Prudential, Arvind has led the transformation of the company from a traditional insurer to a future-focused, digital organization. He played a key role in defining the roadmap to get to future business model and developed the new way of working – customer journey focused multi-functional teams.

Prior to Prudential, Arvind was with Procter & Gamble over nearly 20 years and delivered numerous technology and business transformation programs and capabilities across a range of business units, functional areas and geographies – including Singapore, the Philippines, USA and India.

Arvind is also a speaker and panelist at several insurance and IT industry events on Digital Transformation.
Arvind was named among “Top 100 Fintech Southeast Asia Influencers 2019” by Lattice80.

Time Description 
9:00  Registration 
9:30 Welcome Speech
Charles Hayes, IDEO
From Operational Efficiency to Creative Competitiveness: a human-centered view of technology in the 21st Century


Tea Break
Donald Patrick Lim,
Dentsu Aegis Network
The Digital Transformation Imperative 


Lunch & Networking
Arvind Mathur, Prudential Singapore
Digital - why your technology investments are not working yet


Sudev Bangah, IDC
Is the Philippines Ready to Slam on the DX Accelerator?


Tea Break




Panel Discussion

Closing Remarks


New World Hotel, Makati 
Esperanza Street Corner Makati Avenue, Ayala Center, Makati City 1228, Philippines

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