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Kenny Powar

Entrepreneur & Mentor

Kenny Powar is a CEO, entrepreneur and investor with a track record of leadership in digital technology and marketing.

He currently advises, mentors and invests in fast growth Fintech and B2B start up technology companies, and, provides strategic consulting services to leading multinationals and service providers. He is also a board member of The Esplanade – Singapore’s national performing arts centre, and is an Executive Committee member of the Young Presidents Organisation (YPO) Singapore Chapter.

Kenny was previously the CEO of leading digital agency BLUE, which he grew from 15 to 150+ people, with offices spanning the globe. BLUE was acquired by WPP in 2007. In 2011 Kenny was instrumental in merging four leading digital agencies (BLUE, Schematic, Bridge Worldwide & Quasar) to create POSSIBLE, WPP’s largest global agency network. Following the merger he served as the CEO of the Asia Pacific Region and member of the Global Executive Leadership board.

Under Kenny’s charge both BLUE and POSSIBLE became the only digital agencies to win the prestigious Marketing Magazine’s Agency of the Year award in 2009 and 2012.

Before BLUE, Kenny held senior roles at Wunderman Asia Pacific and Finex Communications Group (now Sapient) in the UK and Singapore. Kenny graduated from The City University in London with a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering.

A seasoned leader, Kenny Powar is deeply passionate about harnessing creativity, data and technology to transform business as usual.

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