LEARN AND NETWORK WITH INDUSTRY EXPERTS
The event curates contents from seasoned practitioners that are relevant for today's learning & development practitioners. Get insights or simply exchange ideas with the industry experts through diversified sessions during the half-day event.
Rajiv Jayaraman, an INSEAD MBA and a BITS-Pilani alumnus, is the Founder-CEO of KNOLSKAPE, an award winning immersive gamification and simulations company focusing on talent transformation. Over the last few years, he has built a high octane, venture funded team that delivers stellar technology-driven learning experiences for learners across the globe. Under his leadership, KNOLSKAPE has grown into a leading global player with 200+ clients across 15 countries and has won the Global Top 20 Gamification award twice in a row.
A TEDx speaker, Rajiv has delivered keynote speeches at various international management conferences. He is a top-rated visiting faculty at SP Jain Center of Management, Singapore and Dubai. He has delivered guest lectures at INSEAD, IIM-Bangalore, IIT-Madras, IIFT-Delhi, NMIMS, MICA. He trains and coaches senior leaders at leading companies on managing innovation, change and risk.
Freddy is an accomplished, charismatic, dynamic and versatile learner-driven training professional, offering more than 24 years of progressive experience in the Hospitality (Singapore Airlines, Ritz Carlton Millenia Singapore, The Sheraton Towers, Marina Mandarin Singapore and Batam View Resort, Indonesia); Food & Beverages (Restaurant Ownership and Operations); Retail and Food Service Sales (Seafood Supply and Distribution); and Personal Coaching arenas. Freddy had held Executive positions as Food & Beverage Manager and Director of Catering.
During his tenures in these diverse Multi-National Corporations and Small & Medium Enterprises, he held senior managerial and business owner positions that honed his leadership, human potential development, sales & marketing, customer relation management, planning and operation skills.
Well versed in the adult learners’ mindset, he has always delivered sessions of absolute quality that meet the varied learners' expectations, needs and differentiations. With a unique sense of humour and a flare to deliver his sessions in an extremely sincere and engaging manner, he ensures every learner leaves his trainings recharged and transformed with energy, inspiration, motivation and success as well as improved skills to impact on result accomplishments.
Director, Solutions Architect
Gerald Giam is the co-founder and solutions architect at Vitis Solutions, an IT consulting firm. He is passionate about helping companies harness the latest technologies to boost productivity and achieve results. Gerald draws insights from his years as a senior consultant at Avanade (a Microsoft-Accenture joint venture) and as a technology consultant to many local SMEs. He is also a keen follower of technology developments around the world, and their applications to our local business environment.
As a host and educator he has appeared with The Philharmonic Orchestra and Lim Yau for ‘Bartok Tonight!’, ‘Debussy Tonight!’, ‘Brahms Tonight’!, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, and The Firebird and Petroushka. His concert collaborations in Singapore have prompted the Straits Times to describe Mr. Ledbetter as ‘An unexpected voice in music education.’
In addition to his work with the Philharmonic Orchestra, Mr. Ledbetter has hosted concert presentations for numerous musical organizations, including the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, The Philharmonic Winds, and Re:Mix, and has hosted events for the SSO, Singapore Press Holdings, and STADA. The Straits Times describes him as ‘that master of Masters of Ceremony’.
William’s professional qualifications include a Bachelor of Music from the Oberlin Conservatory, Acting certification from the National Shakespeare Conservatory, a Master’s degree in Drama Education from the National Institute of Education, and ACTA certification from WSQ.
William is an experienced facilitator and coach, with over 12 years of experience developing and implementing curriculum for a variety of clients ranging from school-age to adult and continuing education learners. As Managing Director of Performitivity Pte Ltd he specializes in creating customized workshops that give participants multiple avenues for developing and refining their communications and life skills. He has facilitated for such companies and organizations as NCS, SingTel, Singapore Press Holdings, Farrer Park Hospital, ITE Central, NTU and WorldVision.
William shares his life with his wife, Audrey and daughter, Zoe.