International Business Leadership Icons Headline 2016 Enterprise Innovation Forum

International Business Leadership Icons Headline 2016 Enterprise Innovation Forum

Globe Business, the information and communications technology arm of Globe Telecom, brings together an elite roster of thought leaders to headline the 7th annual Enterprise Innovation Forum (EIF).

Strategic Communications and Leadership Expert Heath Slawner will be the keynote speaker with the task to discuss one important thing - Purpose. Asking businesses why they do what they do and to discover their underlying philosophy or belief.

Slawner has worked alongside some of the business world’s leading thinkers and researchers – namely Simon Sinek, Dr. Robert Cialdini, and Charles H. Green. He is the only person in the world who is officially certified to deliver keynotes and workshops with topics of Principles of Persuasion Workshop (Influence), Start with Why (Leadership and Culture), and the Trusted Advisor Program (Trust-Based Partnerships)

With the new format of the EIF, attendees will have the opportunity to start their journey of discovering their purpose through special breakout zones - all of which have featured speakers who are thought leaders in their respective fields.

Business consultant and personal coach Francis Kong will take helm of the zone that asks the question “How will you measure business success?” and give insights on how businesses can sustain and make a mark. Kong is regarded as one of the most respected business speakers in the country and has the distinction of being one of the recipients for “The Outstanding Filipino Awards” in 2014.

Asking businesses “What makes you come alive? What is your passion?” is chief storyteller of the Yellow Boat of Hope Foundation, Jay Jaboneta. Yahoo! Southeast Asia named Jaboneta as one of the seven Modern-Day Filipino Heroes for his involvement in the project called Zamboanga Funds for Little Kids, which is now renamed as the Yellow Boat of Hope Foundation.

Matec Villanueva, a former CEO of a top advertising agency in the Philippines, brings over 30 years of expertise to the EIF with hopes of bringing out what inspires and what calls the country’s top enterprises to action. Villanueva will discuss “What are your innate strengths?” and how companies can utilize such.

Finally, Season 1 winner of The Apprentice Asia Jonathan Yabut is set to ask: “ Where do you add the greatest value?” and inspire businesses in attendance like how he has inspired thousands of young Asians and overseas Filipino workers to chase and pursue their dreams. Yabut bested 11 other Asian business executives vying to become the apprentice of an airline magnate and was recognized as among the seven selected Global Pinoy Pride Awardees for his excellence in business, year 2014.

As the seventh installment of the annual confab, this year’s EIF will be held at Halls 1 and 2 of the SMX Convention Center on October 18, 2016. The theme of this year’s EIF, “Find your purpose: Transform Business to Greatness”, will allow business leaders to explore and discover the very reason their organization exists- their purpose. Globe Business holds the annual EIF for leaders and corporations to participate in an insightful learning session and sharing of best practices that maximize innovation to stay ahead of competition and become role models in their respective industries.