Keynote speakers

Mr Chee-Peng Tan 

Chee-Peng TAN is the CEO at Business Technovise International Pte Ltd based in Singapore. He is a Strategic Services Consultant specializing in 5IR/i50 Business-IT Planning, Programme & Project Management (PPM) and PMO / Business-IT process automation. Keynote speaker in international conferences, with a First Class degree holder from Imperial College, UK, he has more than 38 years of consulting experience in financial services industry, helping MNC clients in Business-IT Strategy Formulation & Implementation, Business Process Re-engineering, Change Management, Performance Management / Benefits Realization and, e-Commerce / Digitalization Strategy and Implementation.  He was previously the Vice President, Technology of Citibank N.A., Singapore.  As Managing Partner of Andersen Worldwide, SC for Mauritius and East Africa, Mr TAN had successfully built, nurtured and transformed a 35-person team into 160-person strong consulting and system implementation outfit over a 18-month period.

Mr Christophe Makni

Christophe Makni is the Head of Business Operations at Migros Bank, Zurich, Switzerland. He is a passionate Lean Agile Coach & Digital Leader. He leverages his business experience (10 years manufacturing, 12 years financial services) and the different best practice frameworks he mastered to apply them in the best possible and pragmatic way. He coaches and develops managers into leaders (using e.g. cognitive psychology and daily routines). He deploys a culture of experimenting and reflecting at the workplace to be as innovative as possible. As a leader, he practices servant leadership and enable innovation and problem solving capabilities through daily coaching. Currently, he is leading an agile and digital transformation of a large shared service as well as working on different AI initiatives. He enjoys teaching his students about all the good practices he gathered in his 22 years of business experience in industry.

Prof. (Dr.) Siba Prasad Rath 

Dr. S. P. Rath has served for more than 31 years in the industry and academia in the United Kingdom, UAE, India, Saudi Arabia, and Africa. His areas of expertise are Marketing, International Business, Strategic Management, Research Methodology, IMC, Tourism & Hospitality Management and Advanced Research Methods. As a professor he has served in different universities of India, United Kingdom and Africa. More than 14 researchers have been awarded Ph.D. under his supervision. As a consultant he worked in several international consultancies and projects in the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Africa and Asia Pacific Forum Countries. In research publications he has published to his credit more than 84 research papers in International Journals, Research works presented in 80 plus International Conferences and more than 35 National Conferences. Eight books were published, including one book of English poetry (Poems of the Portraits) in his portfolio. In the capacity of Professor he taught course-works at Ph.D. Programs and several modules (courses) in Master Programs at different Universities. As a researcher he is working extensively on Ancient Indian Management System for Application in the New World Order. 

Prof Satish Kumar

Dr. Satish Kumar is Professor in Finance and Accounting Area and Chairperson Ph.D. Programs at Indian Institute of Management Nagpur (IIMN), India. He has over 20 years of teaching and research experience at management institutes of repute in India and abroad. Dr. Kumar has obtained his doctorate from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee in 2012. He has also qualified Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in 2007. His teaching and research interest include Corporate Finance/Financial Management, Supply Chain Finance, Small Business Finance, Corporate Governance, Consumer Economics, Systematic Literature review, and Bibliometric analysis. More about his research work is available here and about his profile here