18 episodes

Perspectives brings an expert panel and live audience together to discuss issues that will impact Singapore and the Asian region in the future.

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Perspectives brings an expert panel and live audience together to discuss issues that will impact Singapore and the Asian region in the future.

    ASEAN Foresight: Local Heroes of E-Commerce

    ASEAN Foresight: Local Heroes of E-Commerce

    Indonesia has attracted e-Commerce investments from the region due to its advanced digital capabilities. While many local players have dominated Indonesia's marketplace, how long will they stay Indonesian?

    Guests: Iman Usman, Co-founder and Chief of Product & Partnership Officer at Ruangguru; Tony Lai, Director - Brand, Marketing and Recruitment at the Singapore Institute of Management Holdings; Shafie Shamsuddin, President Director and CEO of PT. Trans Retail Indonesia; and Muhamad Fajrin Rasyid, Co-founder and President of Bukalapak.

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    ASEAN Foresight: ASEAN in Transformation for Disruption

    ASEAN Foresight: ASEAN in Transformation for Disruption

    The gap between the haves and have nots is expected to widen, mainly due to the loss of jobs arising from disruptive technology. And this inequality is expected to grow. How can we prevent this?

    Guests: Gerald Lum, Director, Regional Marketing & Recruitment at SIM Global Education; Chen Tien Yue, Executive Director of Royal Selangor; Salika Suksuwan, Human Capital Leader with PwC Malaysia and Azwan Baharuddin, Managing Director of Accenture Malaysia.

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    ASEAN Foresight: Hacking – the Cybersecurity Threat

    ASEAN Foresight: Hacking – the Cybersecurity Threat

    The use of the Internet carries with it risks of cyberattacks. But is a talent shortage in ASEAN the biggest threat in tackling new cybersecurity challenges?  
    Guests: P. Ramakrishna, CEO of CIO Academy Asia; Dr Aaron Tan Kia Ann, Director of the Teaching and Learning Division at the Singapore Institute of Management Global Education; Tammie Tham, CEO of Accel Systems and Technologies, Exco Member and Cybersecurity Chapter Chair of SGTech; Stephen Dane, Managing Director of Global Security Sales Organization in the Asia-Pacific and Japan at CISCO.

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    ASEAN Foresight: Educators in Partnerships That Empower

    ASEAN Foresight: Educators in Partnerships That Empower

    In today’s technologically dependent world, are educational institutes missing out on the wealth of knowledge that the private sector has managed to gather over the decades? And does the private sector need to step up its industry inputs into the education sector? We examine where these two intersect.

    Guests: Vincent Quah, Regional Head of Education, Research, Healthcare at Not-for-Profit, APAC Public Sector at Amazon Web Services; Balamurugan Krishnasamy, Principal of Singapore Institute of Management International Academy; Chua Horng Shya, Public Sector Lead at Microsoft Singapore and Professor Sujit Banerji, Professor of Operations Management and Executive Director, WMG Education at WMG, University of Warwick.

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    ASEAN Foresight: Re-Engineer Education For Belt And Road

    ASEAN Foresight: Re-Engineer Education For Belt And Road

    China's Belt and Road Initiative has significant economic potential for ASEAN to tap on. Can ASEAN harmonise their social policies in response to this new infrastructural project? 

    Guests: Ho Geok Choo, CEO of Human Capital (Singapore); Anselm Chu, Managing Director & School Director of the Singapore Cambodia International Academy, SIM Group; Cheryl Lim, Partner at McKinsey & Company and Jimmy Koh, Managing Director with UOB Group within the Wholesale Banking/ Sector Solutions, Group Business Insights and Analytics.

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    ASEAN Foresight: Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises To "Re-Learn" For Growth & Innovation

    ASEAN Foresight: Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises To "Re-Learn" For Growth & Innovation

    SMEs are critical in ASEAN economies as vital engines of growth and innovation. But in the era of technological disruptions, there are pressures on SMEs to re-learn. What would it take to get the bosses of SMEs to go back to school?

    Guests: Susan Chong, Founder and CEO of Greenpac Singapore; Dr Lee Kwok Cheong, CEO of the Singapore Institute of Management Holdings; Patrick Tay, Assistant Secretary-General of the National Trades Union Congress, Singapore; and Dirk-Peter Van Leeuwen, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Red Hat Asia Pacific.

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