Year: 2018

  • Shafaat Hussain Appointed to Lead Omnicom PR Group in Singapore

    May 9, 2018

    FleishmanHillard, Ketchum and Porter Novelli come together in key Asia-Pacific market SINGAPORE, May 3, 2018 - Omnicom Public Relations Group announced today that Shafaat Hussain has been named managing director/market leader of Omnicom Public Relations Group in Singapore. The new entity brings together global agencies FleishmanHillard, Ketchum and Porter Novelli, leveraging their collective power to offer greater growth, collaboration and learning opportunities for talent and a wider and deeper base of services and expertise for clients...

  • Money20/20 Asia Day Three Snapshot

    March 16, 2018

    For three action-packed days in Singapore, thousands of the most insightful and inventive people in the payments and fintech world have come together to share new ideas and make new connections at Money20/20 Asia. We’ve heard from the leaders of such companies as DBS, BBVA, Ant Financial, WeChat Pay, Grab, Alpha Intelligence Capital Fund, and Google, and we’ve dug deep into disruption, inclusion, innovation and the future of money. With these big themes in mind...

  • Money20/20 Asia Day Two Snapshot

    March 15, 2018

    Money20/20, the world’s largest payments and fintech conference, continued in Singapore yesterday, with financial and fintech leaders sharing their insights and sparking discussion. First to India… Fast track to a cashless/less-cash society Thanks to multiple forces, India is fast becoming a data-rich nation, according to Madhivanan Balakrishnan, Chief Technology & Digital Offer, ICICI Bank. Working in tandem, financial institutions, big tech, fintech and government are enabling frictionless banking and AI-enhanced services. Addressing India’s currency reform...

  • Money20/20 Asia Day One Snapshot

    March 14, 2018

    Money20/20, the world’s largest payments and fintech conference, made its Asian debut in Singapore yesterday with a definite buzz in the air. Thousands of leaders from traditional financial firms, fintech superstars and innovative startups were here, and for the next three days their focus will be on ideas and collaborations that shape the future of money. Staying front and center as banking becomes invisible DBS CEO Piyush Gupta set the tone for the event with a...

  • An Equation for Inspiration

    January 12, 2018

    We all consume massive quantities of creative ideas daily. Every piece of content that makes it to us is either carefully curated by editorial experts or, increasingly, floated to the top of our social feeds by the millions who consumed it before us. While the baseline competency to recognize what is creative should have risen purely by exposure, it also means that it is getting harder and harder to cut through the noise for us...