Damien Cummings

Singapore, Singapore

CEO at Peoplewave (www.peoplewave.co) | Digital Strategist | Marketer | Entrepreneur
Damien's Skills
Business Strategy
Change Management
Business Planning
Business Networking
Business Analysis
Building Strong Relationships
Branding & Identity

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

Age Group


About Damien

Damien is a digital disruptor and change agent with over 20 years’ experience in marketing and digital transformation. He is highly awarded, being honoured with a Doctor of Philosophy in Management (honoris causa) from KEISIE University, Korea in October 2017. He's also been awarded “Global Top 50 Digital Marketing Leaders 2016”, “Financial Services Marketer of the Year 2016”, “Digital Marketer of the Year 2016”, "Most Influential CMO 2015", "Marketing Professional of The Year 2012" and the "Brand Leadership Award 2011".

Damien is currently CEO of Peoplewave, a cloud-based software company revolutionizing people management and HR. He is also the Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Blogger and Principal Consultant at Econsultancy. Before entrepreneurship, he was Global Head of Digital Marketing at Standard Chartered Bank and Chief Marketing Officer at Philips APAC. Damien has also worked at major global brands such as Samsung, Dell, Ogilvy & Mather, Citibank, Coca-Cola, NRMA and McKinsey & Company.

He has been a judge for many awards and a top-ranked keynote speaker, chairman or commentator on marketing transformation and digital. Damien has held industry leadership positions including APAC Board Director of the Mobile Marketing Association, APAC Advisory Board of the CMO Council and the Global Executive Committee of the World Federation of Advertisers.

Damien’s blog, Digital Future, is available at: http://www.digitalfuture.asia and his Twitter account is: @DamienCummings

Work Experience

Global Head of Digital Marketing

Standard Chartered Bank

June 2015 - January 2017



January 2017 - Today

Chief Marketing Officer

Philips (APAC)

February 2015 - June 2016

Regional Marketing Director


August 2012 - October 2013

Online Director


January 2010 - August 2012