PIETER van der Does, the 48-year-old chief and co-founder of global payments company Adyen, has an offbeat way of evaluating talent for his startup. His hiring tactic seems - at least to this writer...

FOR two decades now, trained architect-turned-designer Douglas Young has been the face of Hong Kong cult lifestyle brand G.O.D. (Goods of Desire).

SYMANTEC'S CEO, Greg Clark, loves to fish. He's not choosy about the kind of fish he catches and his range goes from fly fish in rivers to "chasing monsters" in the ocean. He also...

LEAN cows sound like an oxymoron, in environmental terms. The burping animals are heavy emitters of methane - a greenhouse gas with greater warming consequences than carbon dioxide.

TAIZO SON vividly remembers one of his earliest introductions to the wonders of the Internet. As a college student in the early 1990s, he met one of the founders of Yahoo!, Jerry Yang.

THERE is no shortage of first moves when it comes to the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), a tax-free financial centre in the Emirates set up just two years ago that is key to the United Arab Emirates...

IMAGINE being able to assess the state of one's health with just one microlitre of blood. That's now a reality with Bloodhound technology, which performs a complete blood cell count with,...

IT'S not often that you meet a chief executive so open in chastising his own industry, one in which he rose through the ranks. And yet, listening to Bill Winters, chief executive of Standard...

TRISTRAM Stuart has a habit of poking into trash bins at supermarkets - not the small ones at the front but the big container-size receptacles usually hidden from public view, in stuffy rooms near...

JOHN Cryan wants just to get straight to the point.