The Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Singapore is delighted to announce the inaugural Singapore Booth Forum 2017.


Chicago Booth Singapore Center
National Library
Victoria Street
Singapore, Singapore

Event Details

Join us on 1 April 2017, to renew friendships and forge new connections as we discover the emerging skills to help Booth alumni stay future-ready.

The Singapore Booth Forum kicks off with an optional Golf Challenge on Friday, followed by a full-day event on Saturday where we will have fireside chats, networking sessions, and interactive breakouts. In addition to keynotes from senior business and political luminaries, we will learn from panel discussions throughout the day.

8:00 Breakfast & registration at the Pod (16th floor)
9:00 Alumni Club AGM
10:00 Welcome, Interim Dean Douglas Skinner
10:30 Keynote, Minister Lawrence Wong
11:30 Panel 1: Frontier Technologies
12:30 Champagne lunch
14:00 Panel 2: Navigating the Current Economy
15:00 Panel 3: Leading Innovation in your Organisation
16:00 "Unconference" breakout session
18:00 End / Farewell drinks at the Singapore Centre (10th floor)

Keynote Speaker: Lawrence Wong, Minister for National Development & Second Minister for Finance, Singapore

Panel Discussions:

Frontier Technologies!

Capitalising on recent trends in Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and Robotics 

  • Sinuhe Arroyo, '11 (EXP-16) CEO of Taiger
  • Cindy Chua, Head of New Verticals at Nokia
  • Pradeep David, General Manager of Universal Robots India
  • Alvin Hew, '08 (AXP-7) Vice-President at Medtronic
  • Praveen Velu, CEO of

Navigating the Current Economy
Developing a Resilient Strategy in an increasingly volatile environment

  • Eddie Chew, Head of Corporate Affairs at Syngenta
  • Arun R Kelshiker, '09 (EXP-14) Executive Director at Standard Chartered Bank
  • Charles Macgregor, Head of Emerging Markets at Lucror Analytics
  • Francis Tan, Economist at UOB

Leading Innovation in your Organization
Impact of new business models and technologies on organisation structure and leadership

  • Mario Aquino, '99 Managing Partner at McKinsey Ventures Asia-Pacific
  • Audrey Kuah, '07 (AXP-6) Managing Director, Global Data Innovation Centre at Dentsu Aegis Network
  • Beng Teck Liang, '03 (AXP-2) CEO at Singapore Medical Group
  • Scott Spirit, '15 (AXP-14) Chief Digital & Strategy Officer at WPP


NEWW FEE $50, thanks to sponsorship of the Forum

Golf Challenge (with dinner):
31 March 2017
SGD 170
SGD 70 (for Raffles Country Club Members)


Register Online


Deadline: 3/24/2017


Yung Yih Tan, '15 (AXP-14)