What makes a great leader?

By: Focus Asean editorial - Posted on: May 24, 2016 | Business

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.leader

The Questions:

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 Wrightmanaging director of Hays Asia

Mike Rios, chief innovation offIcer at 17 Triggers

Soon Su LongCEO Indochina at Maybank

Jakob LykkegaardCEO & co-founder of Playlab

Mark Turner, senior director at FMI Air

Pumin Yuvacharuskul, co-founder and CEO Thailand at Eatigo Co Ltd

Martin Limpertmanaging director at Porsche Asia-Pacific

Shivam Tripathi, co-founder of CamboTicket

Thomas HundtCEO 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