Strategies to compete in the new world

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Businesses are challenged like never before by the need to keep up, or perish. Speed is no longer good enough. Established businesses are challenged by smaller agile players who are changing the rules of the game. Airbnb sells rooms without owning properties and Uber offers transportation without its own fleet. Technological advances, coupled with the speed of change are unprecedented. How can growing businesses navigate and grow in today’s VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) world?


Join us as we share strategies to help growing businesses manage the flux and emerge stronger. Or have a coffee chat with us to address your business concerns in greater depth. 



Date: 20 September 2016, Tuesday

Time: 2 - 5:30pm

Venue: 8 Wilkie Road, Wilkie Edge, Singapore 228095, Level 3


Complimentary by Invitation (2 persons per Company)
Public: S$98 per person (incl. GST)



CEOs, Managing Directors, COOs, CFOs, Directors, Financial Controllers, Finance Managers, Accountants, Business Owners and anyone with strategic management responsibilities of growing businesses.



Reimagine the Future
By Tay Woon Teck, Executive Director, Corporate Advisory, RSM

  • What transformation is required to stay relevant and compete better in today’s world?
  • Reimagine the future from business and revenue models
  • Questions businesses can ask to disrupt themselves before they are disrupted by others


Back to Basics
By Yang Li Lian, Director, Stone Forest

  • What you cannot measure, you cannot manage and grow
  • Are you on top of your business pulse?
  • What do you need at your fingertips to compete better?
  • How do you achieve an efficient internal structure that is optimal for your business?
  • Useful insights growing businesses can adopt to compete better


Technology as a Game Changer
By Ajay Sunder, Vice President - Telecoms, Frost & Sullivan

  • 5 Key trends enabling technology to change traditional industry paradigms
  • What does it mean for traditional industries, using examples from Retail and Logistics
  • New business models for industries
  • Way ahead - What else do companies need to be prepared


The Journey to Digital Transformation
By Carol Chia, BD Director, Singapore Post Ltd

  • Disruptive technology and increasing competitive pressure in a volatile economic climate will change the way businesses engage with customers
  • What are the catalytic drivers needed to sustain and drive brand and customer engagement with conversion?
  • Insights on the pillars of go-to-market transformation in going digital and international


The Drive to Innovate
By Alson Teo, CEO, Stamfles Group Holdings Pte Ltd

  • Debunking the myth about innovation
  • Sharing of innovation journey - the drivers & learning points


On-demand Anything and the Sharing Economy
By Patrick Wong, Country Manager, GoGoVan Singapore

  • Insights on the expectations of the new generation retail customer
  • How is on-demand delivery helping retailers with a seamless omni-channel experience?
  • GoGoVan and other real-world examples of the Sharing Economy



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For enquiries, please call 6594 7953 or email

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Tay Woon Teck
Executive Director, Corporate Advisory, RSM


Woon Teck is an executive director in our Corporate Advisory division, concurrently heading the Risk Advisory division. He works closely with Boards and the C-suite on corporate strategies, succession planning, profit improvement, cross-border M&A, corporate governance and internal control.


He is also an Adjunct Faculty Member in the Singapore Management University, teaching Mega Trends, Corporate Strategy, M&A, Capital Markets and Risk Management modules in the School of Accountancy.


Woon Teck is a Fellow Chartered Accountant of Singapore, Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors, Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (UK), a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and a qualified CRMA (Certification in Risk Management Assurance), amongst others.


Yang Li Lian
Director, Stone Forest


Li Lian heads the Managed Services & Staffing Division of the Stone Forest group, where she manages business operations including staff training, sales and marketing and client servicing. Prior to joining AccountStaff, she was an auditor and then the Singapore GM of a Hong Kong retailer, overseeing back-end support from warehousing, administration, HR, finance, and IT to front-end retail operations.


Ajay Sunder
Vice President - Telecoms, Frost & Sullivan


With more than 8 years of consulting and investment expertise across South East Asia, Ajay brings a wealth of experience that enables him to assist clients in many ways. He has worked with a diversified portfolio of clients from telecom operators, vendors, industry promotion agencies to venture capitalists.


His key area of functional expertise includes new market entry strategy, carrier and vendor strategy for new services/ product roadmap, M&A valuation, investment analysis, venture pitching and financing for technology start-ups.


Prior to joining Frost & Sullivan, he was an Investment Manager with New Zealand Trade & Enterprise, an economic development agency for New Zealand, where he promotes investments in the ICT sector and helped raise capital for New Zealand technology start-ups.


Carol Chia
BD Director, Singapore Post Ltd


Carol Chia is a Business Development Director with the Singpost Commercial Sales team. She covers end-to-end solutions, including e-commerce, logistics and postal services. Key focus verticals are fashion and consumer electronics.


Prior to Singpost, Carol comes from the IT industry. She has 12 years of regional sales and go-to-market experience with technology companies, including HP and Nokia.


Alson Teo
CEO, Stamfles Group Holdings Pte Ltd


Alson is the Founder and CEO of Stamfles, with over 20 years of experience in business & institutional catering, as well as restaurant & cafe operations. He is the innovator and creator of the world’s 1st Automated Poultry Cooking Machine, iKook. Alson is the 2003 Rotary-SME Entrepreneur Award winner, while Stamfles won the Enterprise 50 Award for 2003 and 2004.


Patrick Wong
Country Manager, GoGoVan Singapore


Patrick heads GoGoVan Singapore. GoGoVan is a Hong Kong Startup that enables same-day delivery through a pioneer mobile and web app. The platform connects individuals and businesses directly with thousands of drivers for their real-time logistic needs. Since its successful launch in 2013, GoGoVan is now in Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, China, and Taiwan with over 70,000 registered drivers.

The past 19 years saw Patrick manage cross-functional roles in Management, Business Development, Strategy, and Marketing working on projects and teams across the region.


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