Chief Innovation Officer
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Zia Zaman heads up the innovation efforts for MetLife in Asia. In this chief innovation officer role, he is responsible for setting up a innovation centre and R&D lab in Singapore. He is a member of the Asia Leadership Group. Previously, Zia served in two roles at SingTel. Most recently he was the Chief Strategy Officer and VP of Emerging Businesses for SingTel’s Group Enterprise. He also co-led the acquisition of US-based Amobee, jumpstarting SingTel’s entry into the mobile advertising market. Prior to arriving in Singapore, Zia was the Chief Strategy Officer for LG Electronics North America. Zia holds a MBA from Stanford’s GSB. He also has an undergraduate bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering and a master’s of science degree in operations research from MIT.