Focus Asean interviews 13 of the brightest business minds in the region to discover their inspiration, drive and advice for those set to follow in their footsteps as a leader
From top sales and marketing executives to banking sector CEOs, recruitment experts to emerging web entrepreneurs, we spoke to thirteen of the region’s movers and shakers to get their expertise on how to succeed.
What, in your opinion, makes a great leader?
On a personal level, what drives you to succeed?
What has been your greatest achievement over the course
of your career, and the biggest lesson you have learned?
What or who inspires you?
If you could meet your younger self, what would you say?
What would be your best piece of advice for youngsters
who aim to become the future business leaders of the Asean region?
Who we asked:
Kumi Shimamoto, vice-president of sales, Asia at Getty Images
Christine Wright, managing director of Hays Asia
Mike Rios, chief innovation offIcer at 17 Triggers
Soon Su Long, CEO Indochina at Maybank
Jakob Lykkegaard, CEO & co-founder of Playlab
Mark Turner, senior director at FMI Air
Pumin Yuvacharuskul, co-founder and CEO Thailand at Eatigo Co Ltd
Martin Limpert, managing director at Porsche Asia-Pacific
Shivam Tripathi, co-founder of CamboTicket
Thomas Hundt, CEO of Smart Axiata
Aulia Halimatussadiah, co-founder and chief content officer of Zetta Media Network
Shannon Kalayanamitr, group chief marketing offIcer at Orami
Sean Preston, country manager of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos at Visa