Previous Sessions: Rafi-uddin Shikoh

Rafi-uddin Shikoh
Managing Director, DinarStandard

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KNOW | Role of culture in driving global innovation
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German engineering, American ingenuity, Chinese determination are attributes that are a reflection of their innovation capacity and global outputs and yet linked deeply to their own local cultures.  Within Islamic economies, what is the role of culture in modern times in driving or prohibiting breakthrough global innovations?  Afterall, not one top 100 global brands has emerged from the Islamic economies in the past 50 years. This session highlighted the role of  Islamic economies through an interesting, distinct perspective.