Dr Kevyn Yong
Panel: Future of Learning & Development
Challenges faced by organizations moving forward What kinds of skills are needed
The business of professional development has changed dramatically with the use of technology. The pandemic has only accelerated this trend. A radically different and uncertain world requires new business strategies and the right capabilities to execute these strategies.
Let’s hear from our esteemed panel:
- What are the skills and know-how that organizations need now and in the future?
- What do organizations need to do differently to build new capabilities?
- What is needed from the speaking and training community to meet these new needs?
Dr Kevyn Yong, Chief Learning Officer, Singapore Institute of Management
Dr Kevyn Yong has delivered customized leadership and innovation programs for many corporate partners, including Amazon and ATOS in France, eBay and Nike in China, and Danone, Deutsche Bank, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, and the United Overseas Bank in Singapore. Dr. Yong was also Associate Professor of Management at HEC Paris and taught courses at Cornell University and the National University of Singapore.
Recognized for teaching excellence, he has been awarded the Pedagogy Innovation Prize by the HEC Foundation in 2011, and he made the Dean’s Honor roll at the S.C. Johnson School of Management at Cornell University in 2005 and 2006. Dr. Yong received his Ph.D. in Management and Organizations from the S.C. Johnson School of Management at Cornell University. He also holds undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Philosophy from the National University of Singapore, and a Master’s degree in Mind, Brain, and Education from Harvard University.