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Shefali Gupta is an Executive Director at DBS Bank, managing Strategy and Planning for the DBS Technology & Operations (T&O) team. Shefali manages the T&O management office and drives a wide number of strategic projects, including the Customer Experience strategy; the People Transformation and Future ready agenda; problem solving through Journey thinking; and driving change management through culture and communication.
A strong Transformation evangelist with 20 years of experience, Shefali has worked on multiple initiatives to drive digital capabilities and adoption. She has a deep understanding of emerging industry trends, coupled with a strong ability to connect people, content and context to deliver effective solutions. Her global experience has further helped her replicate success across regions and build truly integrated audiences.
Transformational leader driving entrepreneurial and cultural change with a focus on delivering value for customers. Extensive experience in process improvement, operations, IT, program and project management, training, coaching, mentoring and consulting leaders in a diverse cultural environment. Particularly interested in challenging situations needing transformation with a focus on customer experience and business growth.
Specialties: Transformation, Customer Experience, Innovation, Process, Change Management, Lean Six Sigma, Portfolio, Program and Project Management, Coaching, Mentoring and Training
Ian Simons is Head of Industry for Facebook‘s eCommerce vertical, where he oversees the company’s largest advertising partnerships. Prior to Facebook, Ian was a founding member of Pinterest’s monetization team, which involved launching the company’s ad products, API ecosystem, and building the Sales teams across North America. He also served in a number of leadership roles at Google, including overseeing the Technology advertising business, launching Google's first ad serving platform, and participating in the DoubleClick integration. Ian received his MBA from Harvard Business School, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from London School of Economics and McGill University. He spends his free time chasing his three children around beaches, parks, and Silicon Valley.
Currently the Chief Marketing Office / Co-Founder of Weare8: The People’s Platform. Weare8’s mission is to inspire, empower and enable a billion people to make social impact while claiming their economic and creative power in the digital economy:
A former global VP at Nike for 13 years, Danny held several high-profile global leadership roles both in Europe and the US in which he played a pivotal leadership position in shaping and developing the evolution of Nike's global Brand Digital ecosystem. He lead some of Nike's largest global digital brand campaigns, Such as the 2010 FIFA World Cup (South Africa), 2012 Olympics (London), and 2014 FIFA World Cup (Brazil), and he has partnered with many of the world's most iconic sports clubs, athletes and cultural influencers across art, fashion, music, design, and sports verticals.
Danny also sits on several boards in an advisory capacity, including the Ghana Bob Slay Olympic Federation as well as the Manager for Akwasi Frimpong. The first West African athlete to qualify and compete in a winter Olympic.