Former Head of Disney University Training Team at Disney Corporate Headquarters
Doug Lipp is a distinguished international consultant, eight-time author, and former head of training at the legendary Disney University. His latest book is the best-selling Disney U: How Disney University Develops the World’s Most Engaged, Loyal, and Customer-Centric Employees.
At age 29, his celebrated talent catapulted him to the helm of the legendary Disney University training team at Walt Disney corporate headquarters. Fluent in Japanese, he also helped Disney open its first international theme park as a member of the Tokyo Disneyland start-up team.
With over 30 years of combined experience at Disney and in private practice, he inspires and challenges hundreds of organizations worldwide. In presentations, he shares how Disney overcame spectacular strategic challenges to unleash one of the most improbable success stories in corporate history.
Country Head, Grab Philippines
Brian Cu is the Country Head of Grab Philippines. He oversees each brand’s operations, campaigns, and brand development. His sincere interest in furthering transport solutions in the country pushes the organization towards fulfilling its mission of providing safe and reliable public transportation for Filipinos.
Before helping establish Grab in the Philippines, Brian also co-founded numerous start-ups in the region including Zalora Philippines and Go-Jek Indonesia.
Brian graduated with first class honors in 2008, majoring in Finance with a minor in technopreneurship from the National University of Singapore. He is an avid golfer and plays when he has free time.
South Pacific Regional CIO at Huawei
Barry Lerner is the CIO for Huawei Technologies, South Pacific Region. In this role he is responsible for leading a team that works with both Government and Telecom Operators in relation to National ICT Infrastructure and Smart City Programs.
With over 30 years experience in the Telecommunication and IT Industry, Barry has held various positions in AT&T, IBM, HP, Bearing Point, and Accenture. In these positions he has worked across various disciplines from many different aspects of Engineering, Research, IT & Network Consulting, and Marketing and Solutions development.