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Bidyut Dumra

Bidyut Dumra

Executive Director and Head of Innovation DBS Bank


With over fifteen years of professional experience in various multi-national organizations, coupled with a Master’s in Business Management (majors: Technology, Finance & Marketing), Bidyut Dumra has developed strong commercial acumen and a holistic view of business imperatives and functions. He has undertaken senior-management positions in media, entertainment, telecommunications, automotive, utility and aviation which includes in-field exposure with markets such as, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Taiwan, India, Thailand, and Vietnam.

His recent role responsibilities have had a focus on building and delivering ecosystems and partnership, digital strategy and innovation into the organization from setting principles and standards, identifying opportunities, training and applying design thinking and agile, rapid prototyping, structuring, and financing products, implementing and operationalizing systems, managing change and running programs to invoke a culture of creativity and innovation amongst the workforce.

In parallel to his corporate career, he has exercised his entrepreneurship by co-founding and partnering on a number of diverse ventures including a film distribution and production company, an international film festival, a boutique technology consultancy, an arts program, retail lifestyle products, and baby clothes. It is this diversity in experience, entrepreneurial instinct and evangelistic passion for agility and design that led him to DBS Bank where he was heading Ecosystems, a partner-powered approach to Innovation.

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