Decision making beyond the textbook

15/Jan/2018 from 18:00 a 21:30

Singapore, Fullerton Hotel, Straits Room (Level 4), 1 Fullerton Square

Please join us for a special session with IESE Dean Franz Heukamp and Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS Bank, who will discuss how to approach decision making
beyond the textbook framework. Mr. Gupta will be sharing his key leadership experiences with the audience and will answer questions on his personal approach
to leadership. The talk will be followed by a cocktail reception.


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    IESE Dean


    Professor Franz Heukamp was appointed Dean of IESE Business School in September 2016. Previously, he held the positions of Associate Dean for MBA Programs and Secretary General of IESE.

    Prof. Heukamp teaches Managerial Decision Sciences and has a Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His teaching specialties are decision analysis and forecasting methods. Prof. Heukamp teaches in the MBA, Executive-MBA and other executive education programs of IESE including the Advanced Management Program directed at senior business leaders.

    His main area of research is behavioral decision-making with a special interest in the area of Neuroeconomics. He is a member of The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences and the Neuroeconomics Society.


  • Piyush Gupta

    Mr. Piyush Gupta is Chief Executive Officer and Director of DBS Group.

    DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with a growing presence in Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia.
    Headquartered in Singapore, the bank has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been conferred “Asia’s Best Bank” by The Banker and Euromoney, and “Asian Bank of the Year” by IFR Asia.

    Prior to joining DBS, Piyush was Citigroup’s Chief Executive Officer for South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

    Piyush is a member of the Executive Committee of the Institute of International Finance, Washington. In addition, he serves as the Deputy Chairman of SPRING
    Singapore and sits on the boards of The Institute of Banking and Finance, Dr. Goh Keng Swee Scholarship Fund and National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office. He is also the Chairman of The Association of Banks in Singapore and Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics Advisory Board, and a term trustee of the Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA).