Luminary: Francis Goh

Francis Goh is the CEO of HehSed Consulting, which specializes in digital innovation, corporate strategy, and leadership development. He has been a coach and mentor at the Nanyang MBA faculty. As a serial entrepreneur, he has been a mentor and advisor to more than 100 startups and entrepreneurs. Prior to this, he was the CEO of the global HR consulting firm, Mercer.

Francis has >20+ years of international experience in the technology and energy industries, having had numerous P&L and high-impact leadership roles with global leaders such as Accenture, SAP, HP, Microsoft, and ExxonMobil. During this time, Francis has worked across Asia, Europe, and the United States.

Francis specializes in the areas of emerging solutions, breakthrough business models, and innovation. He has a proven track record in building high-performance teams and overachieving both revenue and profit targets consistently. He has a strong reputation for developing and deploying new business go-to-market strategies across sales, operations, and resource management. He establishes core innovative business models which further enhanced brand positioning and grew both topline and profits as a result. Francis is a hands-on leader with a deep solution and value-selling expertise across a broad spectrum of clients in the Asia Pacific region across industries such as Retail, Supply Chain, Oil &Gas, FSI, telco, manufacturing, and the government.

Francis is passionate about customer experience, managing and coaching high-performing talent. He is also a recognized keynote speaker and is frequently invited to speak at various industry platforms.

Francis holds an Honors degree in Mechanical Engineering, an MBA, and a PhD in International Management.