Founded 2+ startups
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
Global Head of Digital Marketing
Standard Chartered Bank
June 2015 - January 2017
January 2017 - Today
Chief Marketing Officer
February 2015 - June 2016
Regional Marketing Director
August 2012 - October 2013
January 2010 - August 2012