A firm believer in the principles of commitment, hard work and quality, Dr. Sathya Menon is best-known as the entrepreneur-educator leader who gave the professional training industry in the Middle East a new dimension. This multifaceted business leader is a mentor to many new generation leaders from varied industrial backgrounds.

From being a humble SCM professional back in New Delhi, India, to heading a business unit in the largest conglomerate in UAE, the Al Futtaim Group, and then gradually moving on to become the CEO, Founder, and Board member of several global organizations, Dr. Sathya Menon’s journey is truly awe-inspiring. He is a leader who has seen many business cycles and chose to become rightfully independent in his world.

True Leader of the People

In 2020, when the global economy faced some serious blows because of the aftermath of the pandemic, many businesses had no other choice but to shut down. Under the capable leadership of Dr. Menon, the organizations weathered the storm together without a single layoff. Zero Layoff. That’s the truth!

A true leader of his people, Dr. Menon’s message to his teams has always been clear – We will Swim or Sink– As a team. And under his leadership the teams tactfully swam together to reach the shore.

Visionary Mind behind IPSC

International Procurement and Supply Chain Conference

Dr. Menon is the chief architect of the International Procurement and Supply Chain Conference (IPSC), the Middle East’s biggest and most significant event in the procurement and supply chain industry. He has played a substantial role in raising the bar of the regional procurement and supply chain industry. The 6th IPSC Conference was one of the biggest comeback events for the SCM industry post-pandemic and drew wide appreciation from top level UAE government leaders like His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan.

Strategic Mind behind IHRC

International Human Resource Conference

Dr. Menon has been a strategic mind behind the International Human Resource Conference – one of the Middle East’s most important HR Metaverse Conferences that saw a niche gathering of 500+ HR decision-makers. The 2022 Conference received enormous positive feedback and, Blue Ocean’s focus on the need for a digitally advanced workspace for enhancing Human Resources Management through the concept of HR Metaverse garnered wide attention and praise.