Leading in Uncertain Times

Harvard Club of Victoria members and Harvard Alumni are invited to the exclusive online event "Leading in Uncertain Times" with Robert Wickham on Tuesday the 19th of May. Robert will share his insights in a Q & A style discussion led by HCV President Lisa Hennessy.

Robert Wickham
Vice President & Chief of Staff - Salesforce Asia Pacific

Robert Wickham is the Chief of Staff for Salesforce in Asia Pacific. Prior to this role, Robert led Salesforce’s Specialized teams for Platform & Emerging Technologies across Asia Pacific and directed Salesforce’s regional program for start-ups. He is a highly sought after public speaker and media contributor. Previous appearances include Sky News, Bloomberg Radio Hong Kong, Boss Magazine, & The Australian Institute for Company Directors. Robert was also a member of the Victorian Government Innovation Expert Panel.

Prior to joining Salesforce, Robert led the Engineered Systems business at Oracle across Australia & New Zealand. Prior to his tenure at Oracle, Robert held multiple marketing, product management and sales leadership positions at a Boston-based technology startup called Empirix (which Oracle acquired in 2008). Prior to Empirix, Robert was a cofounder of Go Fly Limited (a low cost European airline that was eventually sold to easyJet) and a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group.

He holds a Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as well as an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Robert was a member of the MIT Board of Trustees from 1996-2001 and the MIT Alumni Board from 2002-2004. He is a recipient of the MIT Bronze Beaver for distinguished alumni service. He is an avid squash player, golfer and cricket fan. Fun Fact: Robert played for the record-breaking Trinidad & Tobago under-19 cricket team captained by his classmate Brian Lara.

Event Details
Date: Tuesday 19th of May
Time: 5pm - 6pm
Registrations: Please register by clicking here. A link to the zoom meeting will be sent out the day prior to the event and we prefer your video to be enabled for the event.

Please note: Chatham House rules apply at this event."Participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed".