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Vanaya Talks - Digital Transformation Start from Agile Leaders

Toto Suharto - President Director SKF Indonesia & Sonny Sofjan - Co Founder Vanaya & Co


20 JULY 2023


16.00 - 17.00 WIB


VANAYA Learning Space





Our current Vanaya Talk will have a discusion on how to build Agile Leaders in SKF Bearings Indonesia, directly with the President Director, Toto Suharto. Dipl Eng

It would be very interesting to have a discussion with the CEO about building agile leaders in a global manufacturing company like SKF Bearings that prioritize standards and compliance in their daily processes to produce high quality products that are accepted by the market

Why Being Agile Leaders Is Important?

Digital transformation often starts from agile leaders because agility is a key characteristic that enables organizations to navigate the rapidly changing digital landscape.

Here are a few reasons why digital transformation initiatives are commonly led by agile leaders:

  1. Adaptability: Agile leaders are known for their ability to quickly adapt to changing circumstances and embrace new technologies and ways of working. They have a mindset that embraces experimentation, learning, and continuous improvement, which is crucial in the context of digital transformation where technologies and business models evolve rapidly.

  2. Customer-centricity: Agile leaders prioritize the needs and expectations of customers. Digital transformation is often driven by the desire to enhance the customer experience and deliver value in new and innovative ways. Agile leaders are more likely to champion customer-centric strategies and leverage digital technologies to meet customer demands effectively.

  3. Collaboration and Empowerment: Agile leaders foster a culture of collaboration and empowerment within their organizations. They understand the importance of cross-functional teams, breaking down silos, and encouraging open communication. This collaborative mindset is essential for successful digital transformation, which often involves multiple departments working together and leveraging digital tools to streamline processes and improve efficiency.

  4. Iterative and Incremental Approach: Agile leaders are comfortable with an iterative and incremental approach to change. They are not afraid to start small, learn from their experiences, and iterate on their strategies based on feedback and data. Digital transformation is a complex journey that requires experimentation, learning from failures, and making adjustments along the way. Agile leaders are more likely to embrace this iterative approach and drive progress in the face of uncertainty.

  5. Embracing Technology: Agile leaders have a mindset that embraces technology and its potential to drive innovation and growth. They are open to exploring emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), and data analytics, to unlock new business opportunities. Their willingness to embrace technological advancements aligns with the core objectives of digital transformation.

Key Take Away From This Talk
  1. Deep understanding of key factors that organizations must consider, in order to effectively navigate and avoid failure in their digital transformation initiatives.

  2. How to thrive in today's competitive market with Digital professional certification

  3. A comprehensive understanding of Leading Digital with Agility as a platform to facilitate strategic change in Leaders and Organization

  4. Limited Special Price for "Leading Digital with Agility" only for Vanaya Talk RSVP made until June 30, 2023.

Learn more about Leading Digital with Agility (ICP-LEA) certification program here.

Sonny Sofjan

Leadership and Agile Coach

Co-Founder of Vanaya & Co. He is a Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Business from MIT & Columbia Business School (Emeritus), MBA graduates from the University of Western Australia and a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from University of Indonesia's with more than 22 years experience as an Executive Professionals in various leading companies nationwide and internationally in the Oil & Gas industry and Chemical & Petrochemical.

All those journeys help him professionally grow with responsible for the Oil & Gas, Chemical & Petrochemical and various industrial sector market development.

The latest education program in Digital Business gives a strong digital exposure in corporate level on how to manage the digital transformation and business development in digital era

This experience forged my expertise in the field of Corporate Digital Transformation, Corporate Learning, Business Development, Salesmanship, Investment, and Corporate Planning.

As professional coach, with more than 2500 coaching hours, he holds the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) certifications from ICF.

Toto Suharto

President Director SKF Indonesia

Toto is one of few internationally experienced executives in the IoT industry. As a leader, he built his passion in shaping the future of organisation through technology
He has strong history of working in engineering and manufacturing. Strong business development skill in Manufacturing, Project Management, Product Development, and Research and Development (R&D). Passionate manager in leading multidisciplinary team, managing international manufacturing and engineering projects.


Vanaya Talks - Digital Transformation Start from Agile Leaders

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