“Leadership transformation is not a matter of choice but survival to stay current.”
Technopreneur, Leadership Coach,
Analyst and Transformation Consultant
Mike Ghasemi is a technopreneur, leadership coach and senior analyst covering leadership, technology and market trends in both the retail and hospitality industries. He also drives the overall direction of the retail industry research, market intelligence, and consulting activities for IDC in Asia/Pacific as well as Global Hospitality Insights.
Mike’s research includes omnichannel strategy, customer engagement, and mobility solutions, analysing best practices and use of information technology to transform retail and hospitality organisations in key process areas and supporting strategic business objectives.
Before joining IDC, Mike spent 20 years in the engineering and IT industry, with 10 years in retail information technology software solutions.
He has worked in senior management and leadership positions with multinational and local companies across the region and has been extensively involved in the retail industry, from positioning IT solutions to advising national and regional retail associations on technology trends and road map.
Mike is one of the founding council members of the International Association for Enterprise Information Security, a member of both the Singapore Institute of Management and Australia Institute of Management, and a recipient of a Deloitte Enterprise 50 award.