ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Nidthia Chelvam helps multi-national companies and family owned businesses turn their strategies into results. The former Managing Consultant for a global firm spent almost two decades across 3 continents in a variety of industries and roles that continue to give him new insights into old problems. This Research Leader for Fortune Indonesia’s Most Admired Companies of 2011 and 2013 now leads a premier shared-services company as its President Director and CEO. A Chartered Financial Management Analyst (CFMA) and Lean Six Sigma Master/Black Belt (MBB), Nidthia is a prolific writer with many whitepapers, and columns in Forbes Indonesia and The President Post to his credit. Resident in Jakarta, Indonesia since 2010, Nidthia is an automotive enthusiast who enjoys speaking at conferences across the region and teaching scuba diving in his free time.
Lai Khuan, Choo continues to transform global organizations through people strategies. With three decades in a wide range of industries from Retail, Hospitality and Professional Services to Media and Banking, she enjoys the wisdom of the sages, having been there and seen it all. This Chief People Officer of a public-listed company in the energy sector spent from 2011 to 2013 shifting the paradigms of one of Indonesia’s oldest family conglomerates. Lai Khuan who holds a Bachelor of Economics with Honours from University of Malaya, is an Assessor for Thomas International’s DISC profiling tool and a Certified Professional Coach. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Lai Khuan is an avid traveler who aspires to see a new part of the world each year.