Thursday, January 23 2020, 02:30 pm - 05:00 pm
Digital Disruption – Transform and Grow

Digital Disruption

Transform and Grow

Digital disruption is changing the business landscape of many companies. The use of powerful digital technologies creates opportunities and may pose threats for businesses that do not transform. Knowing the disruptive environment will allow for businesses to plan and get ahead. To succeed in this volatile environment, you must understand how to disrupt.

This workshop will provide research-based insights on disruptive innovations and what it takes to build and manage successful business models in this complex era. Also, learn to distinguish successful platforms from unsuccessful ones, and why some incumbents are unable to adapt to change.

Target Audience

  • CEOs, CTOs
  • SME owners
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Start-ups
  • IT Consultants, Brand owners


  • Gather insights on “Business Innovation” and how SMEs can be prepared
  • Recognise various forms of disruption and learn common strategies to deal with them
  • Classify your business model and be able to re-design it for the future

Speakers Profiles 

Mr Bernard G
Founder – Blockchain
 Leadership, Digital Brand Auditor, Dececloud, Vice President – Digital Prapti

An innovative, dynamic and highly energetic business and exploration enthusiast, Bernard is an experienced Sales Director with a demonstrated history of working in the B2B and B2C industries for the last 20 years. As a versatile senior technology executive, he has a proven track record building business, satisfying customers, and delivering flawless execution.

With his deep experience in Programmatic Marketing, Conversational AI, Cloud, Data Science, Blockchain and other new technologies, Bernard is talented at building high-performance teams working in a high-dynamic, multi-cultural and geographically dispersed environment. He is a strong business development professional with a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) focused on Marketing.

Business Advisors

Mr Syed Saleem Shah
Manager, Business Advisory, SME Centre@SICCI

Mr Shah has advised many SMEs, start-ups and aspiring entrepreneurs across different industries in enhancing productivity and fund-raising. Actively participating in external talks and “walking the ground”, Mr Shah has assisted start-ups in navigating the various forms of assistance which are available.

With his experience and knowledge in investments and early fund-raising, he has helped start-ups to scale up and expand their operations, both locally and overseas. Mr Shah graduated with a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the University of London.

Mr Stephen Nathan
Manager, Business Advisor, SME Centre@SICCI

Mr Steve has over a decade of experience in managing business and client relations in several industries including Commercial Banking and F&B. His current focus is on helping employers meet their hiring and training needs and to tap onto initiatives that help them advance in their business. He delivers workshops, focusing on helping SME owners be aware of Workforce Singapore (WSG) initiatives such as Adapt & Grow and Hiring & Training assistance programmes.

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