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Podcasts | 24 Apr 2018

Episode 1: Leading Multicultural Teams

The first podcast in our DIAN Decade Thought Leadership Podcast Series features an in-depth discussion with Jane Hyun, author of Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling and co-author of Flex.

DIAN Decade Thought Leadership Podcast Series features a number of leading D&I experts that we have worked with over the years with Asian market knowledge. Each podcast will address a different topic, depending on the expertise of the featured expert.

FLEX: Leading Multicultural Teams

The first podcast in our DIAN Decade Thought Leadership Podcast Series features an in-depth discussion with Jane Hyun. Jane is an executive coach, leadership strategist, author of Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling and co-author of Flex. Learn how the idea of the 'Bamboo Ceiling' sparked conversations, from North America to Asia, over the past decade. Hear Jane’s insights on how organisations and today’s global leaders can ‘flex’ and more effectively manage and lead a multicultural workforce.

Jane Hyun

Founder & President, Hyun & Associate 

Jane Hyun is a global leadership strategist to Fortune 500 companies. A trusted coach to organisations, her expertise in cross-cultural effectiveness, Asian talent and the “bamboo ceiling” comes from 24 years of experience with a variety of sectors, including financial services, technology, consumer products, healthcare, and media. She helps organisations leverage diverse teams to drive competitive value and has held management posts at JPMorgan and Deloitte. 

Jane holds a degree in Economics/International Studies from Cornell University and is an advisor to the Center for Talent Innovation. She led the research for The Conference Board’s culture and leadership study in China. 

Jane appears on media outlets such as CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, HBS WorkingKnowledge and Forbes to discuss leadership and diversity. She is the author of the groundbreaking bestseller, Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling, and is the co-author of Flex: The New Playbook for Managing Across Differences. Jane is passionate about helping individuals flourish in their workplaces and in their communities. 

Supporting Partner

We are grateful to Sean Gu from AudioLabHK for their production support.