Dr. Rick Smith
Professor of Strategic Management (Practice)
Singapore Management University
As the Deputy Dean for one of the top-ranked business schools in the world, Rick leads the business programmes with more than 3,000 students in the undergraduate, masters, MBA, and doctorate programmes. As a former Accenture Partner and Managing Director, Rick brings a unique perspective as a business school professor and deputy dean. He is passionate about Human Capital for competitive advantage and is constantly innovating in learning methods. He frequently serves as a business advisor, guest speaker, and featured author. His interests in the people-side of business have spanned over 30 years with publications and presentations around the world. He spends his time in Singapore, Hong Kong, and the USA where he involved in teaching, board advisory services, and speaking.