4th Annual Emerging Markets Conference

Fourth Annual Emerging Markets Conference “Digital Transformation and Innovation in the Emerging Markets”

13 June 2019
– INSEAD Asia Campus, Singapore
At this 4th Annual Emerging Markets Conference, we will explore the impact of digitalization and innovation on growth markets across the globe, and the associated opportunities and challenges; in partnership with Cornell University and Northeastern University.



 Networking Coffee




Welcome & Introduction



Keynote Address I: Digital Transformation and Innovation:
Challenges and Opportunities in Emerging Markets (Policy
His Excellency Jawed Ashraf
High Commissioner of India to Singapore






Keynote Address II: Fintech and Digital Currencies: The
Landscape in Emerging Markets (Academic Perspective)
Antonio Fatás
Professor of Economics, INSEAD


Insights in Brief 1: Artificial Intelligence Augmented
Employees in 2030: What Will They Look Like?
Pierre Robinet
Senior Consulting Partner, Ogilvy Consulting; Founder, Live
With AI





Panel Discussion I: The Future of Work in Emerging Markets
• Celine Le Cotonnec, Chief Data Officer, AXA Singapore
• Colin Priest, Senior Director of Product Marketing,

• Daryl Arnold, Founder, Ocean Protocol
• Joseph Alfred, Head of Policy and Technical, ACCA
• Paul Voutier, Director – Knowledge and Innovation, Grow
Moderator: Vinika D. Rao, Executive Director, INSEAD EMI


Insights in Brief 2: AI – Unsolved Opportunities Ahead
Maya Hari
Vice President and Managing Director of Asia Pacific, Twitter


Insights in Brief 3: Digitalization in Latin America – Avianca
Gabriel Rozman
Distinguished Executive Fellow, INSEAD EMI


Insights in Brief 4: 2020 Shifts of Digital
Kishore Parthasarathy
Head of Marketing Science, South East Asia, Facebook


Keynote Address III: Retail Innovations
Sameer Hasija
Associate Professor of Technology and Operations
Management, INSEAD


Panel Discussion II: Retail Innovations and Challenges in
Emerging Markets
• Ashvin Subramanyam, Vice President Marketing and
Innovation, Dole Packaged Foods Asia
• Dominique Lecossois, Distinguished Executive Fellow,
• Jyoti Jain, Ph.D., APAC Lead, Global Consumer and
Business Intelligence, Johnson and Johnson
• Vinay Dixit, Vice President – Electrolux Asia Pacific,
Middle East and Africa; Head – Electrolux India
• Yolanda Lee, Head of Consumer Partnerships – APAC and
Middle East, Deliveroo
Moderator: Paddy Padmanabhan, the Unilever Chaired
Professor of Marketing; Academic Director, INSEAD EMI


Closing Remarks







































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