Speaker Bio

Bidyut Dumra
Guest Speaker

Bidyut Dumra

Executive Director, Group Head of Innovation

With over 15 years of professional experience in multi-national organisations, Bidyut has taken on senior-management positions in media, entertainment, telecommunications, automotive, utility and aviation across markets such as Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Taiwan, India, Thailand and Vietnam.

His current role focuses on building and delivering ecosystems, partnerships, digital strategy and innovation. These involve setting principles and standards, identifying opportunities, training and applying design thinking and agile, rapid prototyping, structuring and financing products, implementing and operationalising systems, managing change and running programmes to invoke a culture of creativity and innovation across the bank.

Parallel to his corporate career, he has exercised his entrepreneurship by co-founding and partnering diverse ventures including a film distribution and production company, an international film festival, a boutique technology consultancy, an arts programme, retail lifestyle products and baby clothes. It was this diversity in experience, entrepreneurial instinct and evangelistic passion for agility and design that led him to take on an innovation-driven role at DBS Bank.
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Monday, 12 September, 2022 / 04:30 PM - 05:00 PM AEST
Executive Insights: The DBS Bank Transformation story: From Worse to the Metaverse

Scene 1, Take 1: The dark clouds loomed on DBS in 2009. Clouds laden with the wrath of customers, lack of technology advancements and demotivated employees. DBS was an underperforming bank losing traction and lacking a compelling strategy. Cue sense of impending doom…
Scene 5, Take 1: The sky was an expanse of sapphire blue, dotted with feathery white clouds. The radiant rays of the sun shone brightly on DBS - now the World's Best Bank and Best Workplace for Innovators.
Hear from Bidyut Dumra, unicorn whisperer and Group Head of Innovation, as he unfolds DBS' gusty transformation journey and how the bank is contemplating the metaverse as it transitions into the next paradigm shift.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.