Confirmed Speakers

A mixture of well-established large corporations and fast-growing trendsetters

  • May Seow

    Story Director, Creative Shop at Facebook

    Shifts perspectives, brings new thinking and balances clarity with emotion

  • Gaurav Saini

    Principal Scientist / Senior Perfumer at Procter & Gamble

    Helping consumers discover a few moments of delight & pleasure unexpectedly in their routine

  • Sarah Brown

    PeopleDev Program Manager at Google

    Guiding teams through design thinking and helping solve challenges in a creative way

  • Parag Trivedi

    Principle Design Manager at Microsoft

    Works to solve problems in education, healthcare, agriculture & future workforce

  • Sheelika Ravishankar

    Jedi Master at TeamIndus

    TeamIndus is building a privately funded spacecraft to land on the Moon

  • Eric Tachibana

    Area Practice Manager at
    Amazon Web Services

    Helps to deliver maximum benefits from the Cloud Operating Model

  • Smita Chandna

    Business Developer Next Generation Initiative at IKEA

    To create a better everyday life for the many people

  • Harry Sze

    Creative Director, Automotive at BMW Designworks

    Brings together market trends, cultural insights, tech innovation and design inspirations

  • Ben Strutt

    Head of Design & Innovation at Cambridge Design Partnership

    Leads design and front end innovation activities, and is a partner in the business

  • Richa Goswami

    Chief Digital officer at Johnson & Johnson

    Responsible for establishing a transformational experience across all consumer brands

  • Jay Jenkins

    Head of Customer Engineering Cloud Google

    Helps organizations transform technologies to support agile and scalable digital operations

  • Niamh Byrne

    Regional Head of Customer & Digital Experience at Citi

    Driving the shift to agile working and customer centric design across the region

  • Pamela Goldberg

    Senior Director, Equity & Innovation at Mondelez

    Developing equity and innovation strategies for all biscuits brands in AMEA

  • Tom Ellis

    Director at
    Brand Genetics

    An experienced innovator & brand strategist who moves fast and breaks new ground

  • Patricia Zhao

    IBM Design Thinking Leader at IBM

    Creating human-centered outcomes at the speed and scale of the modern enterprise

  • Anne Marie Droste

    Director Singapore at Entrepreneur First

    Bring together extraordinary people to build startups from scratch

  • Merle Hall

    CEO at Kinneir Dufort

    Designing a better world; creating value through tomorrow’s products & experiences

  • Bjorn Low

    Co-Founder at Edible Garden City

    Champions the grow-your-own-food movement in Singapore

  • Janise Tan

    CGeneral Manager at LEVEL3

    Fostering collaborative workspace for startups to innovate with Unilever & other partners

  • Kapil Kane

    Director of Innovation China at Intel

    Runs Ideas2Reality incubator that enables & empowers employees to bring ideas to life

  • Anjali Mehta

    Yoga Instructor and Therapist

    Started teaching yoga at only 14 years and plans to continue her involvement for years to come

  • Steven Bin Neo

    Startup Program Manager at Microsoft

    Champion the technology acceleration of startups across Southeast Asian markets

  • Barbara Guerpillon

    Head of Foundry SEAA at Unilever

    Works at the intersection of corporate innovation, entrepreneurship and technology

  • Nicky Goh

    Principal Innovation Lead APAC at Medtronic

    Global leader in medical technology - alleviating pain, restoring health & extending life

  • Bernie Quah

    Graphic Recorder at Sketch Post

    Turning ideas and key concepts into beautiful visualisations