Women's Forum Asia 19


Kevyn Yong

Singapore Institute of Management

Chief Learning Officer


Dr. Kevyn Yong is Chief Learning Officer at the Singapore Institute of Management. His areas of expertise include creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership, with a focus on design thinking, agile innovation, systems thinking, strategic leadership, leading change and digital transformation, and artificial intelligence. Prior to joining the Singapore Institute of Management, Dr. Yong was an Associate Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at ESSEC Business, and also served as Dean of ESSEC Asia-Pacific, Academic Dean of ESSEC Asia-Pacific, and Associate Dean of Executive Education at ESSEC Asia-Pacific. Dr. Yong was also Associate Professor of Management at HEC Paris and taught courses at Cornell University and the National University of Singapore. Dr. Yong received his Ph.D. in Management and Organizations from the S.C. Johnson School of Management at Cornell University. He also holds undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Philosophy from the National University of Singapore and a Masters degree in Mind, Brain, and Education from Harvard University.