For Steven Ahn formal education and natural curiosity led to a career in business transformation
Current Role…Strategy delivery executive, focused on transformational business outcomes.
Three words that best describe my role are….
– Strategic alignment
– Organisational readiness
– Maximizing business benefits of investment decisions
The knowledge and skills I needed to get this role were…
– Executive level communication and reporting
– Portfolio management
– Business Transformation and change
– Internal networking
– Influencing and negotiation
I got these by…
On the job coaching (supplemented with formal education), learning from my mistakes, and having exposure to some brilliant work colleagues and managers.
I spend most of my day…
Providing strategic advice, fostering organizational cohesion around transformational outcomes and reporting to the company executives on the progress of my project portfolio.
When I was growing up I wanted to be…
An Archaeologist or Anthropologist.
I still love…
Natural and social sciences and the study of human behavior.
The best career tip I’ve been given…
Undertake an MBA to learn how to analyse an organization with multiple lenses.
The coolest opportunity I have had in my career so far…
Working with some brilliant minds across multiple industries and forging lifelong friendships.
My first job…
Marketing Analyst for a Fund Manager.
Game of Thrones or Starwars?
My best career advice would be…
Understand your preferred operating style. Manage your personal brand.
Steven’s on LinkedIn – you can visit his profile here.