Haresh Khoobchandani is a CEO at the REA Group for Singapore and Malaysia. Haresh brings more than 25 years of experience working in the Asia region, leading and transforming organisations and teams to thrive in the digital age. Haresh has spent the last 19 years at Microsoft across various senior leadership roles in both the Sales and Marketing disciplines.
A post-graduate with a Masters of Business Administration with Distinction from the University of Stirling in Scotland and a graduate in Leading Change and Organisational Renewal at the Harvard Business School, Haresh is passionate about education. He is an Adjunct Professor in several business schools in the area of Business, Leadership and Diversity. In addition, he is the CEO in Residence at the Essec Business School and sits on several boards.
A passionate advocate on technology as a transformational enabler and as a certified coach, Haresh coaches senior executives in the areas of leadership, diversity and driving transformation in the digital age. Haresh was awarded the Global Brand Leadership Award at the World Brand Congress in 2011 for his thought leadership in marketing.
As a writer and a public speaker, Haresh has had articles published in both online and offline media. He is a regular on the speaking circuit having spoken at various events, including TEDx Chiang Mai, the Bloomberg ASEAN Business Summit in Bangkok, and the Harvard College in Asia Program.