Derrick Kon is director, associate services, of The Conference Board. Prior to joining The Conference Board Kon worked in various management positions with multinationals and large organizations including Mercer Human Capital Consulting, where he served as regional consultant and global mobility lead for ASEAN countries. Kon is passionate about strategy, business growth, and leadership development, and the challenges these present to CEOs and organizations. He has published articles in international journals including Tourism Economics and Measuring Business Excellence. He also serves as the president of the Strategic Management Interest Group with the Singapore Institute of Management. Kon obtained his MBA from RMIT University and doctorate in business administration (DBA) from Victoria University, Australia.