Bidyut Dumra | Executive Director, Head of Innovation, DBS
DBS Innovation Group

Bidyut Dumra, Executive Director, Head of Innovation, DBS, DBS Innovation Group

With over 15 years of professional experience in multi-national organisations, Bidyut has taken on senior-management positions in media, entertainment, telecommunications, automotive, utility and aviation across markets such as Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Taiwan, India, Thailand and Vietnam.
His current role focuses on building and delivering ecosystems, partnerships, digital strategy and innovation. These involve setting principles and standards, identifying opportunities, training and applying design thinking and agile, rapid prototyping, structuring and financing products, implementing and operationalising systems, managing change and running programmes to invoke a culture of creativity and innovation across the bank.


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The role of innovation in DBS' transformation journey

Can we transform without being innovative? At the beginning of DBS's transformation journey in 2009, the Bank recognised that if it wanted to be digital to the core and act like a tech company, it needed to learn from the best in the business. These were Google, Apple, Netflix, Amazon, LinkedIn and Facebook, and DBS' mission was to become the 'D' in GANDALF. Today, DBS is recognised as the "World's Best Bank" and continues innovating and transforming to be the "Best Bank for a Better World". In this keynote address, Bidyut provides insights into the role of innovation and how it played a leading role in shaping DBS' digital transformation narrative.By attending this session, you will learn:
  • The importance of shaping mindsets and culture alongside technology to become a digital-forward bank.
  • How DBS' proprietary Innovation Pyramid framework ensures the industrialisation of the Bank's innovation
  • Applying the Innovator Mindsets (ABCDE) for the future of banking
  • The key pillars of DBS' digital transformation journey: Being digital to the core, inculcating a startup culture and being customer-centric
last published: 23/Jun/22 07:55 GMT

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