The flagship event of CIMA Sri Lanka the Business Leaders’ Summit, on the theme ‘Future Defined: Vision, Understanding, Conviction, Agility’ was held for the 38th consecutive year on 16 and 17 June at Cinnamon Grand.
The CIMA Business Leaders Summit 2015 is an annual business conference that renders a platform for high level executives from diverse sectors to share experiences and knowledge on a trending topic.
BoardPAC was a key sponsor for the event and represented the Technology & Innovation category partner for the event. BoardPAC is the leading iPad enabled Board and Committee meeting automation solution and is the leading platform for paperless governance in more than 15 countries regionally including Malaysia, South Africa, Singapore, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. BoardPAC is a Sri Lanka developed highly secure software solution that has received the ISO 27001 Information Security Management System certification.
The CIMA Business Leaders Summit 2015 exposed its audience to an array of business experiences and expert views of internationally acclaimed corporate giants and academics on key economic, social and technological trends that can help define the future of business. American innovator and the CEO of the Innovation Institute of America Alexander Blass delivered the key note on the topic ‘Defining Future through Innovation.’ Also CIMA Sri Lanka Chairman Vipula Gunatilleke spoke on the challenges facing Sri Lankan corporates and urged them to be proactive in their approach to such issues.
The intellectual connect comprises of five world renowned speakers: Professor Ahmed Khalid from the Faculty of Business, Bond University, Australia; Akmal Hanuk, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Islamic Banking and Finance Centre, UK; Manoj Biswas Managing Director Human Resources, Geographic Unit HR Lead at Accenture India; Varun Agarwal a filmmaker, entrepreneur, bestselling author and Founder of Alma Mater, Reticular and Last Minute Films, India; and Samantha Louis, CIMA Regional Director, South Africa. This highly anticipated event has maximum participation each year.