Dr Dennis Khoo is an accomplished digital transformation expert, author and speaker in innovation and leadership. Armed with dual experience in Information Technology and Financial Services, he has a unique advantage in developing and executing strategies for the transformation of businesses in a digital world.
Dennis is author of the bestselling book Driving Digital Transformation in which he describes his experience leading complex digital transformations and the playbook he created (“taP”) to significantly raise the probability of success of complex digital transformations.
Dennis was a senior banker who had previously run billion dollar businesses as head of consumer banking for Standard Chartered Bank and UOB in Singapore. He was responsible for many of the innovations in the consumer banking industry in Singapore and has won multiple awards, e.g., Winner of Asian Banker Best Deposit Linked account in 2007, Winner of Asian Banker Best Payment Product in 2011. Dennis has hands-on experience in every product area in consumer banking and was previously CEO-Designate in one of the consortiums bidding for the digital bank wholesale license in Singapore.
A digital bank pioneer in ASEAN, Dennis was global head of TMRW Digital Group (UOB’s Millennial digital bank), where he was responsible for the strategy, growth and delivery of the TMRW Digital Bank. The first TMRW Digital Bank went live in Thailand in 2019, and the second in Indonesia in 2020. TMRW won Global Finance Most Innovative Digital Bank in Asia Pacific in 2019. Dennis also led the joint venture initiatives into FinTech like Avatec.ai and VUI Pte Ltd as part of the ecosystem to support the growth of TMRW. Details at www.tmrwbyuob.com.
Dennis is a WABC (Worldwide Association of Business Coaches) Registered Corporate Coach, a certified Gallup Strengths coach, and accredited in Harrison Assessment Employee Development. Dennis has mentored and coached many successful executives in his long career.
Dennis was awarded the IBF Distinguished Fellow Award in 2012. The “IBF Distinguished Fellow” title is a prestigious title conferred upon industry captains and leaders who are the epitome of professional stature, integrity, and achievement. The Distinguished Fellows serve as a beacon of excellence for the industry.