Catherina ChangFounder/Managing Director ThrivUP

Catherina Chang Founder/Managing Director at ThrivUP Catherina¬†has¬†over¬†25¬†years¬†of¬†experience¬†working¬†with¬†global¬†Fortune¬†500¬† multinationals.¬†She¬†is¬†a¬†seasoned¬†executive¬†with¬†long¬†history¬†of¬†success¬† leading¬†and¬†supporting¬†executives¬†across¬†a¬†variety¬†of¬†sectors¬†in¬†navigating¬† complex¬†transformations¬†in¬†challenging¬†business¬†environments.¬†She¬†offers¬† extensive¬†experience¬†supporting¬†B2B¬†&¬†B2C¬†businesses¬†in¬†China¬†and¬†Africa¬† and¬†overseeing¬†multicultural¬†teams,¬†with¬†professionals¬†hailing¬†from¬†five¬† continents¬†and¬†100+¬†nations.She¬†is¬†the¬†Founder¬†of¬†ThrivUP¬†Integrated¬†Business,¬†Culture¬†&¬†Talent¬† Transformation¬†Platform¬†since¬†2016.¬†Consults¬†with¬†business¬†leaders¬†to¬† innovate¬†and¬†transform¬†business,¬†talent¬†and¬†culture;¬†achieve¬†strategic¬† alignment;¬†build¬†agile¬†change¬†management¬†capabilities;¬†provide¬†executive 1on1¬†and¬†team¬†coachings;¬†and,¬†accelerate¬†leadership¬†capability¬†and¬†capacity¬† for¬†business¬†growth.¬†¬†Previously, she worked with The Coca-Cola Company for thirteen years in greater China & Africa, and with SABMiller¬† for four years in Africa.…

Stephen ThomasSenior Communications Advisor

Stephen Thomas Senior Communications Advisor Stephen is a senior communications and brand leader. He has effectively led corporate reputation management programs in complex, dynamic environments across the Asia-Pacific region.¬†His experience covers CEO communications, media relations, earnings announcements, issues management, transactions,…

Jessica GleesonCEO at BrighterBeauty

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Joy BasuExecutive Director & CFO at Times Internet Limited

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Fritz DemopoulosCEO, Queen’s Road Capital

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