Innovation Series: Inside Google's Workplace Culture

Brands today face many challenges as the consumer and business landscapes rapidly evolve thanks to new technology and improved access to information. To stay successful, brands must remain agile and receptive to change. This mindset shift needs to start internally with a culture of innovation permeating every level of an organisation.

How can leaders foster an environment that encourages unconventional thinking and enables great ideas to take root?

Find out at the next edition of your Chamber's Innovation Series of events on 21 March, when Mr Simon Kahn, Chief Marketing Officer - Asia Pacific, Google shares best practices to create and sustain an innovative workplace culture.

Participants will learn about Google's unique workplace culture which is well-known to be open, dynamic and the driving force behind the tech giant's innovation success.

Date  :  Wednesday, 21 March 2018
Time  :  8.30am - 8.55am
     Registration & Light Refreshments
     8.55am - 9.00am
     Welcome Remarks by Victor Mills,
     SICC Chief Executive
     9.00am - 9.30am
     Presentation by Simon Kahn,
     Chief Marketing Officer - Asia Pacific, Google
     9.30am - 9.45am
     9.45am - 10.25am
     Guided Tour of Google's Office
     End of Event
Venue  :  Google
     Mapletree Business City II
     70 Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore 098650
     *Nearest MRT Station: Labrador Park
Registration Fee  :  $22 (Members)
     $42 (Non Members)
Priority Registration  :   Till Wednesday, 28 February 2018
     (SICC Members only)
Registration Closes  :
 Wednesday, 7 March 2018

To register, please email your full name, designation, company and contact details to An invoice will then be sent by email for settlement. Registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment and no refunds will be allowed.

Priority registration is reserved for SICC members from now till 28 February 2018.

Please note that registration is on a first come first served basis and will close when all seats are filled.

For enquiries, please contact Wen Qing at 6500 0966 or email


Simon Kahn
Chief Marketing Officer - Asia Pacific, Google

Simon Kahn is responsible for marketing strategy, development, and execution for Google's consumer-facing and B2B products and solutions in Asia Pacific.

Simon served on AmCham's Board of Governors for six years including three years as Chairman.

Previously, he worked at American Express for thirteen years including serving as Country Manager for Singapore from 2008 to 2011. Prior to joining American Express, Simon was Executive Director of Youth Venture, a non-profit organization that works with young people to develop and run their own businesses and organizations. Simon worked in national politics and government for four years before joining Youth Venture including working in the White House Liaison office in the Department of State.

He holds a BA in Asian Studies from Swarthmore College and a Masters in Chinese Studies and MBA from the University of Michigan. Simon is married with three young sons.

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