Thought Leader, Board Director, Global Speaker
Preparing for the Future of Work today
Building leaders to drive growth in Asia
Transforming human capital management
Getting to the board room and C-Suite
Su-Yen is a global thought leader, board director, and professional speaker who helps audiences around the world navigate the intersection of technology, strategy and leadership. Her perspectives on the future of work, organisation transformation, and leading in an Asian Century are shaped by a unique blend of experience at the board and C-level in high-tech, business, and human capital gleaned over 25 years across Asia Pacific and North America.
She has worked with some of the world’s largest, most innovative, and complex organisations including Alibaba, AT&T, Becton Dickinson, Citibank, China Mobile, DBS, ExxonMobil, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, SK Telecom, and the Government of Singapore.
Su-Yen is a highly-rated guest lecturer and visiting expert at programs conducted by universities including IESE Business School (Spain), INSEAD (France), IPADE Business School (Mexico), National University of Singapore, Singapore Management University, and Yale University (USA).
She currently serves on the Boards of several public, private, and not-for-profit organisations in Asia, Australia, and the United States.
Su-Yen’s professional experience across industries, geographies, and domains enables her to stimulate thinking on a broad range of issues, and she is frequently engaged to address topics such as:
The Future of Work: Reinventing individuals, organisations, and societies
Leadership in an Asian Century: Developing future-ready global leaders
Human Capital 2.0: Building a competitive advantage in the new world of work
Diversity at the Top: Navigating the Board and C-suite
Su-Yen is able to seamlessly navigate both Western and Asian viewpoints and values, and she is highly experienced at bringing together people from diverse backgrounds. She is equally comfortable in intimate settings and large-scale forums, and she tailors her approach for each specific audience so as to achieve the session’s objectives.
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WHAT OTHERS SAY...
Su-Yen's session was considered by most attendees as the highlight of the whole event. It was informative, engaging and very relevant to the audience. I'd highly recommend Su-Yen as a speaker on any topic related to the future of people, work and business.
- Peter Andrew, Senior Director, Workplace Strategies, CBRE, Asia Pacific
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Her passion for the subject of leadership was evident as she addressed questions from the audience and shared her thoughts on how to navigate the workplace as a future leader. Considered an Human Capital influence across ASEAN, we were privileged to hear from Su-Yen.”
- Peta Latimer, Partner & CEO, Mercer, Singapore