27 - 28 September, 2016
Four Points by Sheraton Singapore, Riverview, Singapore , Singapore

Arcot Desai Narasimhalu

Managing Innovator
Simha Innovations

Desai is the founding Director of Singapore Management University’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and a Professor of Information Systems Practice at the School of Information Systems. He has over 40 years of innovation experience during which time he developed, managed and commercialized innovations and transferred them either as licenses to MNCs or as startups. He is a business advisor to around 175 startup companies and an Angel investor. Desai has more than 15 years experience in helping entrepreneurs start up technology based innovative companies. He is a fellow of the International Society of professional Innovation Management.



09:10 Keynote: Stimulating a culture of innovation to encourages individuals to think creatively and empowers them to challenge the status quo

From R&D to human resources, customer service to financial operations, success relies on a constant evaluation of creativity—innovation is everyone’s job, all the time.
  • Establishing a company-wide innovation program that empower employees to improve and think ‘out-of-the-box’
  • Promoters and inhibitors of creating an Innovative culture – What makes it work?
  • Empowerment and engagement in cultivating an innovative environment


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Arcot Desai.

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