Webinar #3

Getting Remote Work Done Well

Following the outbreak of the global pandemic, people and organisations have begun working from home and started to embrace the new reality of work. While the future remains uncertain, one thing is for sure – that technology will play a greater part in work and at the workplace. With our experience in adapting to the COVID-19 situation as new lenses, how do we now see the future of work? When it comes to teams and organisations, what role does technology play in this new reality?

  • What are the challenges and opportunities of the current / future state of work?
  • How can technology help, especially when it comes to work involving teams?
  • What kind of opportunities and challenges may technology bring, and what should leaders look out for as they help their teams navigate the future?

Click here to find out more about our panellists for this panel!

5 Tips to Getting Remote Work Done Well

The following is a recording of the panel discussion on this topic, held on 13  August 2020 as part of the 4-part webinar series on The New Reality of Work.

Webinar #1

Helping Employees Emerge in the New Reality of Work

Webinar #2

Getting Teams and Organisations to Thrive in the New Reality of Work

Webinar #4

Transforming Learning for the New Reality of Work – Sharing of Experience by L&D Practitioners

Charmain's DP (1)
Charmain Tan
Founder & CEO

Charmain, the founder of QuickDesk (previously named Pear Comms Pte Ltd), is a regular speaker and practitioner on Digital Sales Transformation, and also a winner of Forbes 30 Under 30 Enterprise Technology List. Her company has successfully acquired over 900 SMEs in Singapore and Malaysia within 3 years after the launch of QuickDesk in 2016.

She now works with various government agencies and institutions to be of value to Enterprises and PMETs through equipping them with Sales and Marketing Automation Solutions and empowering them with Digital Sales Education enabling them to be effective selling remotely.

Having started her first company at 21 which designed an award-winning winter glove that can be used in touchscreen devices, Charmain seeks to continually empower businesses and sales professionals through technology and education.

Greg Unsworth
Risk Assurance and Digital Business Leader
PwC Singapore

Greg is PwC Singapore’s Risk Assurance and Digital Business Leader and has previously served as PwC’s technology sector leader for the Asia Pacific region.  He oversees a team of 20 partners and 400 professional staff who help clients manage business risks, enhance governance and controls programmes, comply with regulations and build digital trust.

He also serves on the firm’s Leadership Team and has significant experience advising clients around digital business initiatives and managing risks.

Greg is a member of a number of our global advisory and editorial committees involved in the development of the Firm’s industry thought leadership and he regularly works with the global and regional industry networks and specialists.

Rahul Daswani
Head, People and Culture
Open Government Products

Rahul is an intrapreneur, designing and implementing initiatives to build capabilities and culture. His experience over the last 12 years includes founding or being in the early stages of 5 government startups: Open Government Products, Strategy Group in Singapore’s Prime Minister’s Office, SkillsFuture Singapore (to encourage lifelong learning), the Agricultural Transformation Agency of Ethiopia and the Office of Climate Change (now upgraded to the Climate Change Development Authority) of Papua New Guinea.

Rahul is currently Head People and Culture for Open Government Products, an experimental unit within Singapore’s Government Technology Agency building innovative products and people practices.

Rahul regularly speaks on panels on the future of work, future workforce, enhancing organisational performance and building capabilities. He is a trained life coach, and has coached clients to achieve new insights in areas including career, relationships, resources and leadership.

Rahul started his career at McKinsey & Company, has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Samit Chopra, Managing Director, Pacific, WeWork
Samit Chopra
Managing Director
WeWork Pacific

Samit Chopra is the Managing Director of Pacific for WeWork. In this newly appointed role, he oversees key markets including Australia, Korea and Southeast Asia.

Based in Singapore, Samit will be responsible for driving the region’s market strategy and leading the business in alignment with evolving enterprise needs.

As a veteran in the real estate industry with over 24 years of experience, Samit has a proven track record of driving strategic expansion and meaningful growth to capture and create value.

Prior to this, Samit has held senior roles as the Executive Vice President for Enterprise and Sales at IWG, International Director, Head of Integrated Portfolio Services at JLL; and in Colliers India. These roles see him extending his leadership and expertise across Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe and Middle East regions.

Terence Quek
CEO & Master Trainer
Emergenetics Asia Pacific

Completing 13 years of service with the Singapore Navy, Terence co-founded strategic communications consultancy Caelan & Sage, leading it to a merger to form Emergenetics Caelan & Sage. He heads up the Asia Pacific Headquarter for Emergenetics International, a global people and organization development company that leverages the science of Emergenetics to realise individual and team potential and drive results.

Apart from being one of few Master Trainers for Emergenetics globally, Terence is recognised by the Association for Talent Development as an ATD Master Performance Consultant and ATD Expert Coach. He holds a Master of Science in Communication Management from Singapore Management University and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Honours) from the University of Sheffield, UK.

Connect with Terence on LinkedIn.