Jaideep is a thought leader in the area of Frugal Innovation, who has been extensively researching on how multinationals are using emerging markets in Asia, Latin America and Africa as a lab to do affordable and sustainable innovation for global application. Jaideep is the co-author of “Jugaad Innovation”, described by The Economist as “the most comprehensive book yet” on the subject of frugal innovation. His most recent book, “Frugal Innovation: How to Do More with Less” was published in February 2015 and won the CMI’s Management Book of the Year Award 2016.
Keith is a global technology professional with vast experience working across multiple industry sectors. He has proven experience of operating in a CIO capacity and engaging at board level. He possesses strong technical knowledge and is proficient in commercial strategy, application integration and digital delivery. Keith has worked on multiple large Mergers and Acquisition transactions, including Travelport’s purchase of Worldspan and Avis USA acquisition of Avis Europe.
Rahul is a globally experienced Chief Information & Technology Officer / Management Consultant / Board Advisor with a successful multi-sector background spanning B2B and B2C within media & entertainment, retail, consumer, publishing, communications, financial, leisure, travel and global corporate sectors. He is vastly experienced in broad global IT leadership, digital transformation management and board advisory services.
Aman has 25-years of experience in helping Fortune 500 companies master digital disruption; from innovation to commercialization. He is a technologist at heart, and his passion is to adapt technology and processes to uncover and meet latent human needs. He has been a partner and strategic advisor to multiple agencies and product companies, and the CEO of a medical company. He has successfully lived in the intersection of strategy, customer experience, and technology and has helped companies such as HBO, Avis/Budget, Electrolux, Under Armour, LVMH, Nike, Amazon, Reuters, and Fidelity build innovative digital experiences.
Rob has a proven track record in IT and business delivery and this is combined with dynamic leadership. Rob’s major strength is to identify and anticipate IT and business needs ensuring clients a cost effective development and consultancy service. Rob is renowned for making things happen and providing clients with a hands on service that delivers real solutions.
Over the past almost two decades, Bram has honed his experience in growing businesses, change management, branding, marketing, go to market strategies and commercial operations in discussion with hundreds of companies, big and small.
Bram spent the last four years as HFS Research’s CCO and COO. Before HFS, Bram was the Co-Founder and CEO of Kea Company, a global advisory firm that provides strategic guidance and analyst support to vendors of high-tech products and industry analyst firms. Bram also gained knowledge as an analyst and executive at companies including RWE, Dell, TomTom, and Gartner.
Bram acts with a high level of integrity and has a strong passion for diversity. Bram believes that trust is the foundation of all relationships, both private and professional and that this is where it all needs to start to get things moving. He believes that an organization is a group of people with a common objective, so the only way to change the organization and get it on the move in the direction to make it sustainable is together with people.