Aman Merchant is a Dubai-based serial entrepreneur passionate about creating better futures through the power of ideas & disruptive thinking. With an entrepreneurial journey that began in 1991 even before he entered uni, he brings over two decades of experience to the various ventures he is associated with, having launched nine & led three others in markets across the Middle East & Asia regions.
Most recently, he co-founded INOS, the world's first global leadership strategy consortium. In 2011, he launched Future Leadership Academy, a pioneering social venture that is a greenhouse for preparing future world leaders, thinkers & entrepreneurs aged 3-24. In late 2010, he co-founded Impact Hub Dubai, part of a global network that is part-campus, part-incubator & part-innovation hub for over 8000 impact-driven entrepreneurs.
He is founder & CEO of Leading Concepts, a boutique leadership strategy consultancy, focused on helping CEOs optimize their organization's leadership engines. He is also the Chief Disruptive Thinker @ 10x Futures, a boutique advisory firm that partners with C-level teams to create bigger futures through disruptive thinking, strategic alignment & holistic innovation. In 2002, Aman launched the region’s first ever performance consultancy Paradigmz through an exclusive regional alliance with Mercer. He is also an executive director & board member at Dubai 9 Group.
He holds a 1st Class Masters Degree with Hons from Oxford University in Politics, Philosophy & Economics as well as a Diploma in Marketing from London School of Economics. He is a lifetime member of the Stanford Business School Alumni Association, Oxford Business Alumni as well as past President of the UAE Chapter of the Entrepreneurs' Organization & a past Regional Learning & Membership Director.
Between 2009-10, he also served as a board member of the Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals at the World Economic Forum.
|Agenda||6:30||Networking and Food|
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 50 cities and 20 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.
Disclaimer: Startup Grind event ticket sales are non-transferable, non-refundable, and final. If an event is cancelled due to weather, speaker availability, or any other unforeseeable event you will be refunded automatically. If a speaker moves the event date you will have 48-hours to request a refund if you are unable to make the new event date. Please direct any additional ticketing issues to email@example.com.
Startup Grind is the world’s startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting founders in over 170 cities.
We nurture startup ecosystems in 63 countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Entrepreneurs.
The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies.
Founded in Silicon Valley by Derek Andersen, Startup Grind has now hosted 2,000 fireside chats since its founding in 2010.
To date, Startup Grind has helped 170,000 entrepreneurs find mentorship, connect to partners and hires, pursue funding, and reach new users.
Startup Grind Singapore was founded in May 2012, we are one of the active grass-root startup communities in Singapore.
More info at http://startupgrind.com/singapore or tweet us @StartupGrindSGP!
In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.