Insights on Entrepreneurship

On 7th September 2021, Advisory hosted Discover+: Entrepreneurship, the 41st edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:
Ng Yi Ming (Moderator) — CEO of Tribe
Jeffery Tiong — Founder & CEO of PatSnap
Johnathan Lim — Director of Global Innovation Network Enterprise Singapore
Karl Mak — Co-Founder & CEO HEPML Group & SGAG
Wilson Wang — Deputy Director of Investments and Business Development in the Industry Liason Office, NUS…

Insights on Cloud Computing

On 5 October 2021, Advisory hosted Discover+: Cloud Computing, the 43rd edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included: Colin Tan (Moderator), General Manager, Technology Sales, IBM Singapore; Chan Cheow Hoe, Government Chief Digital Technology Officer and Deputy Chief Executive, SNDGO and GovTech; Gunasekharan Chellappan, Country Manager, Singapore, Red Hat; and Sam Liew, Managing Partner, Government Strategic Business Group, NCS…

Conversations with Soh Yi Da

Soh Yi Da is the Vice President, Investor Relations at United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB), where he is responsible for engagement with the investment community on behalf of the firm. In this article, Yi Da shares the responsibilities of his role, his career journey prior to his current role, and what it takes for others who are keen to join his profession…

Conversations with Dorcas Chng

Dorcas Chng is the Director for Human Capital Management for PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road. She oversees PARKROYAL’s Human Resource functions, focusing on talent management as well as the resourcing and hiring processes. In this interview, she shares her diverse career experiences, from her background in hospitals to her current role in the hospitality and tourism industry. Dorcas also shares insightful and tangible advice and anecdotes for youths trying to find their paths amidst the many choices in today’s world…

Insights on PayPal

On 8 July 2021, Advisory hosted Experience+: PayPal, where participants benefited from panel discussions, small-group networking with PayPal professionals, as well as an exclusive FinTech introduction led by PayPal experts. During the visit, we were privileged to have experienced professionals from PayPal, including:
Jerry Tso – Senior Director, Head of Singapore Development Center
Andrew Gregovic – Director of Software Engineering
George Chen – Senior Information Security Engineer, Cybersecurity Defence Centre;
Zhang Xuqian – Senior Software Engineer;
Kanika Jain – Software Engineer
Irena Hu – Tech Recruiter and SG University Relations Lead

Our selected participants included students from various education levels and institutions with a common curiosity in PayPal and FinTech, and how to best position themselves for roles in the company and in the industry…

Conversations with Matthew Zhao

Dr. Matthew Zhao is currently a Food Scientist at Big Idea Ventures with prior experience as a Food Technologist at the Food Innovation Resource Centre in Singapore Polytechnic. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree (Honours) in Food Technology, and went on to complete a PhD in the same field. In this article, he shares his experience working at Big Idea Ventures and gives insights on the Food Science and Technology sector…

Conversations with Tang Wei Kiat

Tang Wei Kiat is currently a pediatric Occupational Therapist and Therapy Team Lead at NTUC First Campus, overseeing a team of Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Educational and Clinical Psychologists, with years of experience working at a psychiatric hospital…

Insights on International Development

On 21 September 2021, Advisory hosted Discover+: International Development, the 42nd edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included: Calum Handforth (Moderator) – Advisor, Digitalisation and Smart Cities, UNDP GCTISD; Chitra Venkatesh – Head of Education and Outreach and Global Network Leader, Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF); Rajan Govil – Senior Economist, International Monetary Fund; Yoonee Jeong – Senior Digital Technology Specialist, ADB…

Conversations with Kent Loi

Kent Loi is an Investor at Amasia, where he is involved in sourcing and executing investments and managing existing portfolio companies. In this article, Kent shares the responsibilities of his role and what it takes for others to join his profession…