Apr 04, 2016 - Apr 05, 2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This program is hosted by the MIT Sloan School of Management and Asia School of Business
ICEDR sponsor companies may send 4 senior level HR leaders
. ICEDR partner business schools may send 1 participant.
What are the mission-critical challenges facing companies in the ASEAN region and throughout Asia Pacific? How can a company’s human capital policies and practices help address these pressing challenges? What are the most successful companies doing to attract, develop, reward, and retain the best talent? Can these practices work for your organization?
Many CEOs have come to believe that the best way to achieve competitive advantage is through leveraging human resources strategically. The key question is: do your organization’s high potential HR leaders have the strategic thinking skills, action orientation and business acumen required to help your company achieve its objectives? The Asian Talent Summit has been created to help your organization develop these critical capabilities in your next generation talent management and human capital professionals.
-Look at the talent challenge through the CEO’s eyes
-Understand the megatrends that are impacting every company’s competitive strategy
-Understand cutting edge practices in talent management
-Address the global/local challenge when it comes to building a game-changing talent strategy
-Develop globally-minded managers and organizations
-Facilitate enterprise-wide change to create next-generation organizations
-Gain insights into new challenges for rising talent management executives
-Renowned faculty present their most recent thinking and lead participant discussions
-Senior corporate line and HR executives from leading companies present case examples of Strategic Challenges and HR effectiveness
-Facilitated peer discussions and back-home action planning
- To help you develop a talent philosophy that fits with your business strategy.
- To help you to see what other leading companies are doing to build game-changing organizations.
- To help you to see what the role of HR is during times of great change and uncertainty.
- To help you to build a network with other leading talent management and leadership development practitioners.
Who Should Attend
- Sponsor companies may send 4 senior level HR leaders.
- Partner business schools may send 1 participant.
Founder & President, ICEDR & Senior Lecturer in Organizational Effectiveness, MIT Sloan School
Douglas A. Ready is a professor at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and is the Founder and CEO of the International Consortium for Executive Development Research (ICEDR), a premier global HR talent academy for nearly forty world-class companies and more than twenty-five top-tier business schools. For more than two decades, Doug has been bringing together many of the world’s best companies and business schools to share innovations and excellent practice in talent, leadership and strategic change.
Doug is considered one of the world’s leading authorities on strategic talent management and executive development. He is the author of many highly popular Harvard Business Review articles including “The Power of Collective Ambition,” “The Hallmarks of a Game-Changing Talent Strategy”, “Are You a High Potential?” “Make Your Company a Talent Factory,” “Winning the Race for Talent in Emerging Markets,” and “How to Grow Great Leaders.” He is also the author of several acclaimed MIT Sloan Management Review articles including: “Developing the Next Generation of Enterprise Leaders”, “Enabling Bold Visions,” “Leading at the Enterprise Level,” “How Storytelling Builds Next Generation Leaders,” and “Why Leadership Development Efforts Fail.” His writings have also appeared in the Financial Times, Business Strategy Review, Fortune and The Wall Street Journal. In 2008 he received the highly coveted Marion F. Gislason Award for excellence in the field of leadership and executive development. In addition, Business Horizons recognized Doug as one of the world’s Leadership Gurus. Doug has been named multiple times to Thinkers50, the premier ranking of the world’s top thought leaders.
Doug is an active advisor to CEOs and top executive teams around the world on developing companies’ enterprise leadership teams and implementing strategic and cultural change. He has worked with senior leaders at Hess Oil, RBC Financial Group, HSBC, Four Seasons, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LG Group, Ford Motor Company, Continental AG, Samsung Group, United Technologies and the United States Federal Reserve, among others.
Prior to serving as Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan, Doug taught at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and London Business School. He earned his Masters in Management from Harvard University and the PhD from Cranfield University in the UK.
Mohd Izani Ashari
Executive Director, Special Projects, Managing Director’s Office and Head of Special Projects Office, Khazanah Nasional
Mohd Izani Ashari joined Khazanah in April 2009 and is responsible for leading Khazanah’s work on the GLC Transformation Programme. He spent a considerable number of years with large multinationals and corporations, including Shell, Maybank, Sime Darby, Petronas, and Malaysian Airline System Berhad.
Senior HR Director, GE ASEAN
Vikram Cardozo currently serves as the Senior HR Director for General Electric Corporation's ASEAN region. He has worked with GE since 1996 and worked with the company's Plastics, Lighting, Silicones, Advanced Materials, Financial Services, and Corporate & Global Growth Operations in country, Asia Pacific & global capacities.
His most recent assignment was HR Leader for GE's Financial Services businesses across APAC, based in Japan. Prior to that, he was Senior HR Manager for the company's Corporate Initiatives Group, leading human resources for the IT, Lean 6 Sigma Sourcing and Corporate Initiatives teams across the corporation.
Before joining GE, Vikram worked with the Tata Group of Companies & Bharat Forge Ltd in India.
HR Director, Intel Malaysia
Suresh Chandra is the HR Director of Intel Malaysia and has been in the role since Q4 2010. Prior to this he held the position of Finance Director for the Malaysia site– a role he held from April of 2001 to 2010.
Suresh began his career with Intel in 1991, as a finance analyst supporting manufacturing. His diverse career with Intel includes 2 assignments to the US in 1993 and 1995 supporting a business unit and transitioning a Profit Center from the US to Malaysia. In between he left the company to work for a pharmaceutical firm in 1997 and was rehired back into Intel in 2000.
Suresh is originally from Petaling Jaya, Selangor and holds a Bachelors Degree in Engrg from the University of Singapore and a Masters in Business Administration from the US. His career involves working in many locations including Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Thailand and the United States. Suresh is married with 3 children and his personal interests are outdoor activities, water sports and reading.
Ellen Dubois du Bellay
Senior Vice President, Learning & Talent Management, Four Seasons
Ellen Dubois du Bellay is Senior Vice President, Learning and Talent Management at Four Seasons. She has led Four Seasons Hotels’ global learning and development efforts for the past decade and, in 2009, was been assigned to lead the company’s change initiatives, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. In early 2012 Ellen was promoted to Senior Vice President, Executive Office Operations, where she worked directly with the CEO to drive the company's various strategic agendas forward. In 2013 Ellen took on responsibility for the company's global talent management as well as her learning role.
A twenty-five year employee of Four Seasons, Ellen has lived and worked in three countries with the Company, held a number of operational and HR roles, and been instrumental in several key strategic initiatives from global goal alignment to guest experience improvements. Ellen’s learning role encompasses talent development and succession planning for all roles, from entry level to Senior Leadership, in the organization’s 85 properties and Corporate Offices around the world.
President and Dean of Asia School of Business and Chrysler Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management at MIT Sloan School of Management
Charles H. Fine is the Chrysler LGO Professor at MIT Sloan and the founding President and Dean of the Asia School of Business in Kuala Lumpur, a collaboration between the MIT Sloan School and Bank Negara Malaysia. He was a founding co-director of both MIT’s Communications Futures Program and the Tata Center for Technology and Design at MIT. For over 30 years, Professor Fine has taught at MIT Sloan courses in Operations Strategy, Supply Chain Management, Quality Management, and Innovation.
Professor Fine’s recent research focuses on the development of principles for entrepreneurial companies to build operations strategies and capabilities consistent with their business objectives. His previous work addressed strategic supply chain design principles for fast-clockspeed manufacturing and service industries. Fine’s work has supported design and improvement of supply chain relationships for companies in electronics, automotive, aerospace, communications, and consumer products.
Professor Fine also teaches and consults widely with such clients as 3M, Accenture, Agile Software, Alcan, BellSouth, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bombardier, Caterpillar, Chrysler, Delphi Automotive, Deutsche Bank Alex Brown, Embraer, Fluor, GE, GM, Goodyear, HP, Honeywell, Intel, Kodak, Lucent, Mercury Computer, Merrill Lynch, Motorola, NCR, Nokia, Nortel, Oracle, Polaroid, PTC, Research-in-Motion, Rolls-Royce, Sematech, Teradyne, Toyota, TRW, Unilever, Volkswagen, Volvo, and Walsin Lihwa.
He has also served on the board of directors for Greenfuel Technologies Corporation, a biotechnology company that he co-founded, and Brightstar Corporation which was purchased by Sprint. Fine has also served for over a decade as co-director of an executive education program, Driving Strategic Innovation, which is a joint venture between MIT Sloan and IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Professor Fine is the author of Clockspeed: Winning Industry Control in the Age of Temporary Advantage (1998) and the co-author of Faster, Smarter, Greener: The Future of the Car and Urban Mobility (2017) co-written with Venkat Sumantran and David Gonsalvez. He is also a prolific writer of industry articles on quality management, flexible manufacturing, supply chain management, and operations strategy.
Managing Director, Head of Human Resources for BlackRock, Asia Pacific
Donnell Green, Managing Director, is the Head of Human Resources for BlackRock in Asia Pacific and currently resides in Hong Kong. She joined the firm in 2007 in the San Francisco office and has worked in every major location in the world. As a member of the Global BlackRock HR leadership team and APAC Executive Committee she is responsible for partnerships with the Human Capital Committee leading the global talent agenda to support BlackRock's growth plans across the region.
Prior to this role she was the Global Head of Talent Management and Development, and was the Global Business Partner for Global Marketing and Communications function. Prior to BlackRock Ms. Green lead Talent Management for Barclays Global Investors, and held roles as Head of Organizational Design & Development for 24 Hour Fitness and Director of Leadership and Management Development for PeopleSoft. She worked in consulting at Personnel Decisions International and lived in Australia delivering Executive Development Programs.
Ms. Green holds B.A. in Psychology and is a certified ontological and somatic executive coach.
Dato' Sri Jamaludin Ibrahim
Managing Director/President & Group Chief Executive Officer at Axiata Group Berhad
Jamaludin is Managing Director/President & Group Chief Executive Officer of Axiata Group Berhad, which he joined in March 2008. He has worked for about 34 years in the ICT industry – 16 years in IT and 18 years in telecommunications.
Jamaludin started his career as a lecturer in Quantitative Methods at California State University, USA in 1980.
He then spent 12 years in IBM (1981-1993), the first five years as Systems Engineer and then in various positions in Sales, Marketing and Management. In 1993, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Digital Equipment Malaysia (the Malaysian branch of Digital Equipment, then the second largest IT company worldwide).
Four years later, in 1997, Jamaludin joined Maxis Communications Berhad, and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 1998. In 2006, he was re-designated Group Chief Executive Officer. He retired from Maxis in 2007. In 2008, he joined Axiata as the Managing Director/President & Group Chief Executive Officer.
Managing Partner, PwC Malaysia
Sridharan Nair is PwC Malaysia's Managing Partner and the Territory Senior Partner of the PwC SEAPEN Region which comprises Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, and employs more than 4000 people.
Sri is also a member of PwC’s Asia Pacific and Americas Cluster Leadership team and a board member of the South East Asia Consulting practice of the firm.
He has 26 years' experience in audit and business advisory services, having worked with a wide range of clients in the UK and Malaysia. Sri is an alumnus of Universiti Malaya and trained as a Chartered Accountant with a Big 4 firm in London, where he qualified as a member of the ICAEW.
Over the years, he has been responsible for a portfolio of large listed clients across various industries including financial institutions and has led a number of cross border financial due diligence assignments.
Sri has been a regular speaker, panellist and moderator at various conferences and forums in Malaysia, and has spoken on topics such as leadership, corporate governance, current economic issues, human capital and talent development.
He was recognised as “CEO Champion” in the 2014 Life at Work Awards in recognition of his efforts to promote flexibility and gender diversity at the work place. He is also a Steering Committee member of the 30% Club in Malaysia that was formed to encourage the participation of women in corporate leadership and board positions.
Vice President Corporate Capability and Innovation - Fung Academy, Fung Group
John provides direction to the Leadership Development and Innovation/ Experimentation teams at the Fung Academy. The Academy’s Leadership Development focuses on the Fung Group’s top 3000 global leaders with an emphasis on accelerating learning across the Group, whereas the Innovation/Experimentation team drives innovation capability across the group on projects ranging from a live omni-channel retail lab in Shanghai to developing innovation catalysts to create value across the Group. He is also guiding a project to rethink performance management for the Group’s sourcing business.
John was previously Global Head of Marketing and Product Development for consumer electronics firm Onkyo in Japan, where he helped transform their processes to be more customer-focused and led the firm’s largest launch of products in new categories in their 60-year history. He founded global design firm IDEO’s Singapore office, making it the most profitable in the firm. He also served as part of their Asia leadership team. His projects focused on service and organizational design helping firms, such as TCL, the Singaporean Government, Maxis, and Li Ning, to develop new offers and improve their innovation capability.
John is a guest lecturer at Stanford’s d.school. A founder of one of the first charter-like schools in the United States, he previously worked as a teacher and principal at international schools in Jakarta, Taipei and Beijing.
He also served four years as part of Silicon Valley’s NOVA workforce board. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science (honors) from Willamette University and an M.Ed from Michigan State University.
Additional faculty to be added as the program develops.
Monday, April 4, 2016
• Charles Fine, Chrysler Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management, MIT and Founding President & Dean, ASB
• Doug Ready, Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management and Founder & President, ICEDR
8:30-10:30 The Hallmarks of a Game-Changing Organization
• Professor Doug Ready
11:00-12:15 Talent Strategies that Build Game-Changing Capability
• Vikram Cardozo, Senior HR Director, GE ASEAN
• John Rehm, Vice President, Corporate Capability and Innovation, Fung Group
12:15-12:30 Group Reflections and Questions
13:45-15:00 The Powers and Perils of Organizational Culture while Leading Transformation
• Professor Doug Ready
15:30-16:45 CEO Insights- Talent Management- Putting the Money Where the Mouth Is!
• YBhg. Dato’ Sri Jamaludin Ibrahim, Managing Director/President & Group CEO, Axiata
16:45-17:00 Group Discussion, Questions, Comments
17:00-18:30 Networking Reception
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
8:30-9:15 Building a Game-Changing Talent Strategy
• Professor Doug Ready
9:15-10:30 CEO Insights-The People Challenge: How can HR be fit for the future?
• Sridharan Nair, Managing Partner, PwC Malaysia
11:00-12:15 Building a Game-Changing Talent Strategy―Case Studies
• Suresh Chandra, HR Director, Intel Malaysia
• Ellen Dubois du Bellay, Senior Vice President, Learning and Talent Management, Four Seasons Hotels
13:30-14:45 HR’s Role in Leading Transformation
• Professor Doug Ready
• Mohd Izani Ashari, Executive Director, Special Projects, Managing Director’s Office and Head of Special Projects Office, Khazanah Nasional
14:45-15:00 Group Reflections, Summary
• Professor Doug Ready
NOTE: Program Schedule is subject to change
Asian Talent Summit Pre-Reading Instructions
Please read the pre-reading instructions for ICEDR's Asian Talent Summit April 4-5, 2016 in Kuala Lumpur.
ICEDR Talent Audit
Please complete our Talent Audit and bring it with you to the program.
This ICEDR Program will take place April 4-5, 2016 Asia School of Business’ campus in Kuala Lumpur. Registration will begin at 7:45am. Please plan to arrive no later than 8:00am to pick up your materials and to enjoy coffee and tea. The program sessions will start promptly at 8:20am and end at 15:00 on April 5.
Asia School of Business
2, Jalan Dato Onn
50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The program will be held at Asia School of Business. Please open the travel link at the bottom of this page and refer to pages 2-4 for a map and transportation information. Asia School of Business’ campus is on the grounds of Bank Negara Malaysia’s learning center Sasana Kijang.
Please refer to page 5 of the travel page link below for visa requirements. Please plan accordingly as we will not be able to handle last minute requests.
Hotel reservations must be made by the participants. Please see pages 6-7 for hotel recommendations in the travel document link below. (Note:Lanai Kijang is now sold out)
Business casual clothing is recommended for the entire program.
Please let ICEDR know if you have any special dietary requirements by emailing Jackie Dufault at email@example.com. On April 4 there will be a networking reception for all participants immediately following the end of the program session. The reception will be informal, fun and important for networking with program faculty and participants. Everyone is strongly encouraged to attend this reception.
The Hallmarks of a Game-Changing Organization
Doug Ready discusses The Hallmarks of a Game-Changing Organization during the Asian Talent Summit in Malaysia.
The Powers and Perils of Organizational Culture while Leading Transformation
Doug Ready discusses The Powers and Perils of Organizational Culture while Leading Transformation during the Asian Talent Summit in Malaysia.
Building a Game-Changing Talent Strategy
Doug Ready discusses Building a Game-Changing Talent Strategy during this session at the Asian Talent Summit in Kuala Lumpur.
CEO Insights- The People Challenge: How can HR be fit for the future?
Sridharan Nair, Managing Partner, PwC Malaysia discusses CEO Insights- The People Challenge: How can HR be fit for the future? during a session at the Asian Talent Summit in Kuala Lumpur.
HR’s Role in Leading Transformation
Doug Ready discusses HR’s Role in Leading Transformation at this session at the Kuala Lumpur Asian Talent Summit.
Building a Game-Changing Talent Strategy―Case Study
Suresh Chandra, HR Director, Intel Malaysia discusses the Intel example during this session at the Asian Talent Summit in Kuala Lumpur.
Building a Game-Changing Talent Strategy―Case Study
Ellen Dubois du Bellay discusses the Four Seasons case example during this session at the Asian Talent Summit in Kuala Lumpur.
Final Participant List
This is the final participant list for the Asian Talent Summit.