How CHROs Can Shape Organisational and Workforce Transformation

While many factors are continuing to challenge and transform the way organisations work, forward-looking leaders are already looking to devise innovative strategies that will allow their organisation to navigate the challenges and thrive in 2024.These include formulating key people strategies that will allow them to retain the best talent at a time when employees are deciding on their key priorities and planning for their next career moves. At this event, we will be covering the key trends and addressing the pressing topics on how organisations can build a culture of belonging and equity in the workplace and deploy innovative HR technologies to improve employee experience.  Join more than 150 CHROs in your country for high-level networking opportunity, sharing of best practices and learning the latest insights from renowned HR thought leaders to successfully develop your people and organisation strategies for 2024 and steer your organisation towards growth.

CHRO Indonesia




Park Hyatt Jakarta
Jalan Kebon Sirih No 17 – 19, Kb. Sirih, Kec,
Menteng Kota Jakarta Pusat Daerah Khusus Ibukota,
Jakarta, Indonesia, 10340

14th August 2024
Organiser's Welcome Address
Chairperson's Opening Remarks
Evolving Adaptive HR and Modern Change Management to Compete, Sustain and Thrive
  • Uncovering organisational complexities and refocusing priorities to upscale HR strategies
  • Challenges and opportunities in transforming work and reshaping workforces
  • Challenging the status quo and devising meaningful new ways of working
Embracing Digital HR Transformation and Purposeful Technology Enablement for the Future of Work
  • The role of innovation in driving HR transformation and optimising operating models
  • Outlining the roadmap to digital HR and dispelling common myths catalysing this paradigm shift
  • Enhancing workforce agility and technology fluency to keep pace with transformative change
A Holistic Approach to Workforce Upskilling and Capability Development in the Age of GenAI
  • Blending operational gains with a people-first mindset and perspective to upskilling and reskilling
  • Identifying the biggest skill gaps and progressing clear learning pathways and pivots
  • Building your implementation strategy around employees’ real needs to make the most of GenAI

Speaker: Eklavya Bhave, Head of Asia – Coursera

Proven Strategies and the Game Changer to Hiring, Developing and Retaining Top Talent
  • Winning the war for talent – What do today’s employees need, value and prioritise?
  • Gleaning data-driven insights into total talent management and performance enablement
  • Tailoring talent mobility initiatives, career pathways and succession plans to ensue business continuity
Leveraging People and Talent Analytics to Drive Organisational Success
  • Assess, select, develop and lead: A non-bias and predictive approach using the science of personality
  • Achieving responsible use of AI and human synergy in data-driven HR
  • Having a nuanced understanding of workforce dynamics to improve workplace performance

Speaker: Senior representative from Hogan Assessments

Designing Workplace and Employee Experience for a Dynamic and Multigenerational Workforce
  • Shaping the ‘new possible’ of human-centric work design and business success
  • Approaching employee experience with care and purpose and taking it from good to great
  • Harnessing innovative technologies and agile methodologies for new age workplace transformation
Championing a Positive Work Culture in Building Connected, Engaged and High-Performing Teams
  • Reinvigorating your EVP and identifying milestones that matter in the employee journey
  • Prioritising employee well-being, rewards and recognition for a productive working environment
  • Driving continuous improvement and quantifiable metrics in integrated employee experience
From Legacy to Agile: Boosting Hybrid Work and Seamless Collaboration with Digital EX Platforms
  • Adapting to preferences and benefits of hybrid, flex and fractional working models
  • Accelerating digital workplace transformation for future-ready operations that transcend boundaries
  • Modernising employee experience that translates to customer experience delight
Industry 4.0: Future-Proofing an Optimal HR Tech Stack for Competitive Advantage
  • Refining and managing people strategies for transition and change
  • Maximising ROI from investments in robust talent, smart technologies and digital competencies
  • Promoting new age workplaces that thrive on adaptability, innovation and experimentation
Leadership Shifts to Unleash an Era of Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Business Outperformance
  • Creating a culture of inclusive and human-centred leadership
  • Going beyond traditional norms to foster DEI, value creation and employee empowerment
  • From profit to impact: Delivering on brand values, transparency, aspiration and shared purpose
Closing Remarks & End of Conference



Eklavya Bhave

Head of Asia




ticket prices and information for CHRO Indonesia

CHRO Indonesia 14th Aug 20241-4 ticket(s) (SGD)5 tickets and above (per ticket) (SGD)
Early Bird (valid till 30th June 2024)S$299S$279
Advanced Saver (valid till 31st July 2024)S$399S$379
Regular Price (1st August to 14th August 2024)S$499S$439

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Eklavya Bhave

Head of Asia – Coursera

Eklavya Bhave is an experienced business and technology executive. He currently serves as Head of Asia in Coursera. He leads a team that is committed to providing equal access to the world’s best education. His responsibilities include driving sales and GTM strategy for Coursera’s enterprise business in the Asia Pacific region. This includes working closely with enterprises and universities in the region.

Eklavya has close to two decades of experience in sales and business development in the technology space. He has held leadership positions in companies, such as Citrix, Oracle, Microsoft, etc. Prior to Coursera, Eklavya was the Head of Channels & Alliances for South Asia for Citrix. In this role, he was responsible for building and executing business strategy for the region by leading cross functional teams. Eklavya is an Engineering graduate with a Masters in Management.

Joanne Flinn

Chairwoman of the ESG Institute

Thought leader, award-winning author and respected international keynote speaker, Joanne Flinn has brought inspiration, insight, and action to audiences across countries and industries. Her deep experience enables her to share true insights about digital disruption, change and leadership. Her empathy and realism help people succeed in business and life. As the Chair of the Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Institute, Joanne works with Chairman and CEOs of global entities to develop, scale and deploy sustainability strategies.

Kris Wadia

CEO of Humanized Leadership

Kris Wadia is the CEO of Humanized Leadership. He focuses on putting human beings, not processes or technology, at the core of any business that wishes to be successful. A former Partner at Accenture, with global experience across multiple industry verticals, his career journey has spanned over 70 countries. Most recently, Kris was a keynote speaker on ‘Habitual Hybrid Leadership’ for the UK’s Centre for Army Leadership, with a world-wide audience of over 6,000 attendees.

Jonathan Cheung

CEO of the ESG Institute and ASEAN Development Advisor Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS)

Jonathan Cheung comes to the helm of the ESG Institute with over 37 years of leadership experience in 20 countries across the Asia Pacific region, North America, and Europe. His deep expertise in business, procurement and supply chain are uniquely situated to help organisations successfully tackle scope 3 emissions and improve value chains.

Jonathan brings invaluable expertise, collaborative muscle and big-picture vision to the ESG Institute through his external role as the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) ASEAN Development Advisor and his commercial acumen developed while the Executive Director/Regional Head of Citibank Strategic Sourcing & Procurement Services as well as his years at EDS, American Express, PwC Consulting, CAPCO, HP, and KPMG.

He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS); a licensed CIPS Procurement Excellence Programme assessor for Asia, and a Chartered IT Professional (CITP). He is also an Exco member of The Supply Chain Asia (SCA) Procurement Council.