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Pracademic | Lifelong Learner | Culture Builder

Unleash Your Team's Superpowers with the A.C.E. Mindset!

Have you ever led a team that seemed stuck in a rut and unwilling to learn and adapt to overcome challenges? Did the team experience the same resistance to change, interpersonal conflicts, and communication challenges? Does the team feel constantly going in circles without making progress or innovation seem like a distant dream?

Imagine a team transformed—empowered to tackle challenges head-on, embrace continuous change, fearlessly experiment, envision new possibilities, and bring their best selves to every problem. This is the A.C.E. Mindset in action!

Join us for an interactive session with stories and practical examples as we discuss the A.C.E. Mindset and how to unlock your team's superpowers and propel your organization forward.

By the end of this session, you'll be equipped with actionable steps to:

  • Amplify Learning Agility: Equip your team to learn from anything and embrace

    change — conquer new challenges like unstoppable explorers!

  • Cultivate Psychological Safety: Create a safe space for your team's ideas to

    blossom — amazing things can happen!

  • Embrace Intrinsic Motivation: Ignite a fire in your team's hearts — connect

    their work to a bigger purpose and watch them grow stronger!

Get ready to unlock a world of possibilities with the A.C.E. Mindset!

Speaker Bio

As a lifelong learner, Luke embodies the spirit of intellectual curiosity and a genuine love for acquiring diverse knowledge and skills. He enjoys exploring new domains, challenging existing paradigms, and staying at the forefront of emerging technologies. Surviving a near-fatal road accident in 2006 inspired Luke to double down on his life’s purpose: to empower others to achieve more than they could have imagined. He remains a passionate advocate for building the success of the people around him and unlocking their full potential.

Luke has a remarkable career of 29 years in the technology industry. He held several leadership and general management roles at prominent organizations like Microsoft, Meta, Fuji Xerox, VMware, and Cisco Systems. Before taking a career break to embark on new adventures and spend quality time with his family, he was the Chief Operating Officer at Microsoft Asia Pacific, driving the go-to-market strategy and operations, fostering a culture of learning and growth, and building inclusive teams.

As a "pracademic," Luke is passionate about bridging theory and practice. He holds a Ph.D. from Singapore Management University, an MBA from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, and a Master of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the National University of Singapore, which complements his extensive industry experience. His research interests include team diversity, social capital, ambidexterity, intrinsic motivation, and learning agility.

With his unique blend of academic excellence and practical leadership expertise, Luke is uniquely positioned to inspire and empower leaders to cultivate psychological safety, ignite learning agility, and tap into the intrinsic motivation that drives transformative growth. His enthusiasm, deep insights, and unwavering commitment to continuous learning will undoubtedly equip audiences with the mindset and tools to thrive in the volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) business landscape.

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