Insights on Public Relations & Communications

The Discover+ Panel on Public Relations and Communications, held on 30 June 2020, was graced by Nisar Keshvani (Moderator), Associate Director of the Strategic Outreach & Communications at National University of Singapore and Vice President at Institute of Public Relations Singapore; Eunice Cheng, Client Manager at WE Communications; Grace Chua, Corporate Communications Manager (APAC) at Google; and Keith Lin, Director & Digital Lead (Public Affairs) at Temasek International…

Conversations with Paul Piong

Paul Piong has been serving as Staff Firmware Engineer at Tesla for the past seven years, and currently works on the firmware for the Battery Management Systems of the Model 3 and Model Y vehicles. Before that, he worked as a Software Engineer at Garmin International, specialising in low-level code and device drivers for several GPS-enabled fitness products. His career focus so far has been on software development with various hardware platforms, computer architecture and real-time embedded computing systems. Paul graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Computer Engineering) from the University of Michigan, and a Master of Science (Computer Engineering) from the University of Kansas…

Insights on Government Relations and Public Affairs

The Discover+ Panel on Government Relations & Public Affairs, held on 2 June 2020, was graced by Ravi Alfreds (Moderator), Vice-President (External Affairs) at the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore; Jonathan Law, Government Relations Manager at ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd; Matin Mohdari, Government Affairs Manager (Singapore) at Grab; and Rachel Teo, Government Affairs & Public Policy Lead (Singapore) at Google…

Conversations with Toh Ting Wei

Toh Ting Wei is a journalist at The Straits Times, an English-language daily broadsheet newspaper and one of the major news organisations in Singapore. In this article, he shares how his experiences led him to pursue journalism, his insights about the nature of his work, his positive experiences working at The Straits Times, and some advice for young people in general…

Conversations with Ephraim Long

Ephraim is the Managing Director of Cam Rolling Studio LLP, a video production company. His portfolio includes numerous corporate and government projects. He is no stranger to the challenges of working in the media industry – Ephraim started the company in 2012 when he was just 18. We spoke with Ephraim to hear his story, and gain insights from his experiences. So what are some of the projects you’ve worked on? My company has done videos for NGOs, Charity Organisations, the Government, the Private Sector (including Multinational Companies). These videos were used during exhibitions or during outreach events. Most recently, we have done some projects for the National Day Parade 2019…