SIM NY Metro Chapter invites you to an online event.
Topic: How is Asia re-mobilizing for business in the Shadow of COVID-19? What is the outlook for the US?
Speaker: Naveen Menon, President, Southeast Asia, Cisco
Naveen is the President for Cisco Systems in Southeast Asia and is responsible for driving profitable growth across 10 countries in the region.
Prior to joining Cisco, Naveen led the Communications, Media and Technology practice for the strategy consulting firm Kearney in Asia Pacific. He served telecom operators, hardware, software, ICT, media companies and the public sector on strategy, M&A/investments, digital transformation, operations improvement, public policy and organization restructuring.
Naveen is a knowledge adviser to the World Economic Forum and his work in the area of personal data has been featured at several public and private sessions at the Annual Meeting in Davos. He is currently a board member of Digital ASEAN, a World Economic Forum initiative that aims to develop a single digital market, an enabling ecosystem, and an inclusive and upgraded system of digital infrastructure in Southeast Asia.
Naveen has a deep passion on how technology can support social outcomes. He has worked with non-profits, social enterprises, industry associations and governments, on a wide range of topics across sustainability, diversity and inclusion, economic development and education. He was the worldwide leader of Kearney’s Social Impact practice for 5 years.
He is regularly featured on TV, print and in the online press, including BBC, CNBC, Bloomberg and Channel News Asia and is an experienced speaker and facilitator in large global conferences.
Naveen began his career at General Electric Corporation where he was part of the Corporate Audit Staff and was trained as a Six Sigma Black Belt. He has an MSc in Chemical Engineering from Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands) and an MBA from INSEAD (Fontainebleau/Singapore).