25 February, 2021 | 10:00 AM -13:10 PM (SGT) | Online Event

Enabling ‘Business Re-entry’ into the New World

  • Building an adaptive workforce to support sustainable business growth
  • Driving success with combination of HR operating models and digital tools
  • Championing change and adaptability during digital acceleration into the new world

Rudy Manik

Chief Human Resources Officer
FWD Insurance


Drew Fernandez

Global Chief People Officer
Bottling Investments Group, The Coca-Cola Company


Yasmin Bte Mohd Ramzi

Head, Service Delivery
Tenaga Nasional Berhad GBS


Nor Fazilah Mohd Yusof

Chief Human Resources Officer
Human Resources Development Fund Malaysia - HRDF

10:05 am - 10:10 am Welcome & Housekeeping Address

11:00 am - 11:40 am Workplace 2021: How to Keep Employees Happy

Chris Ellis - Director – Pre Sales, Nintex

A “new normal” is emerging that we must navigate together. As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches on into 2021, organisations are continuing to navigate the business implications of remote work and, in many cases, doing so with reduced staff. It is important to learn how you can further position your employees and teams for success in the workplace’s ever-changing landscape.


·        Where We Are: The Pulse on Remote Work

·        What We Need: Identifying Remote Workflow Gaps

·        How We Get There: Powering Workplace 2021


Chris Ellis

Director – Pre Sales

11:50 am - 12:30 pm Enabling a Hybrid Workforce in The New Normal with a Truly Integrated and Secure Platform for Collaboration

Steven Vials - Director of Strategy and Operations, Collaboration, Asia-Pacific, Japan & China, Cisco

Building Digital-First Workplaces is key for an adaptive workforce to thrive. Using a cognitive, secure, insights-driven collaboration platform that enables your employees to be more engaged and productive not only helps your business be more competitive, but also win the war for talent, provide a rich customer experience, optimize real estate and achieve business resiliency.

  • Implementing next-generation team collaboration solutions that rival in-person experiences
  • Fostering collaboration and innovation, regardless of whether teams are working remotely or in the office, including secure and seamless cross-company collaboration experiences
  • Deploying new technology in the area of AI, voice assistants, workplace analytics, blending physical and virtual work environments to adapt to the new normal 

Steven Vials

Director of Strategy and Operations, Collaboration, Asia-Pacific, Japan & China

12:40 pm - 1:10 pm Enhancing “One Team Culture” Virtually to Achieve Sustainable Business Growth

Tatsuo (Tats) Hidaka - Head of People and Culture Lab, Rakuten
  • Integrating culture as a foundation to the overall strategy towards rebuilding the future
  • Learning the approach to manage productivity of a remote workforce
  • Designing engagement activities to bring the ‘human touch’ into a virtual environment

Tatsuo (Tats) Hidaka

Head of People and Culture Lab

12:40 pm - 12:40 pm End of Virtual Conference