Insights on Social Media

The Discover+ Panel on Social Media, held on 3 November, was graced by Clara Koh (Moderator), Head of Policy, Singapore and ASEAN Facebook; Chandan Deep, Head of Emerging Business, Southeast Asia Twitter; Jamin Tan, Head of APAC Regional Product Policy, Trust & Safety Tiktok, Bytedance; Remko Glatzhofer, Team Lead, Global Accounts & Strategic Insights Analyst (APAC) LinkedIn; and Wouter Wiegmans, Solutions Engineer, Whatsapp Facebook…

Conversations with Joshua Au

Joshua Au is the leader of the Singapore Chapter at Infrastructure Masons, and is currently involved in delivering a resilient and secure hosting environment for the scientific community. In this article, he shares about the factors behind the rise of data centres and its importance in our daily lives. He also reveals some common misconceptions regarding data centres, and tips on how individuals can join the industry.

Conversations with Jeremy Chia

Jeremy Chia is a Consultant at LucaNet (ASEAN). In his current role, he specialises in digital transformation — using business intelligence and analytics tools to help clients maximise the use of financial information through reporting and analysis. In this article, Jeremy shares his journey of finding his passion at the intersection of Finance, Accounting, and Data Analytics…

Insights on Information and Communications Technology

The Discover+ Panel on Information and Communications Technology, held on 1 September 2020, was graced by Genie Sugene Gan (Moderator), Head of Government Relations & Public Affairs (Asia Pacific) at Kaspersky; Adrian Ong, Director (TechSkills Accelerator Programme Office) at IMDA; Goh Eng Choon, President of Cybersecurity Systems Group at ST Engineering; and Richard Koh, Chief Technology Officer at Microsoft Singapore. Attendees included students at various levels of education with a desire to know the different career paths in information and communications technology and how to best position themselves for such roles…

Conversations with Randeep Singh Melhi

Randeep is the Chief Operating Officer of Blockshine SG. Randeep has been helping large, complex organizations reconcile with blockchain technology for over 5 years. He has spearheaded projects in several industries finance, real estate, govtech, smart cities, supply chain, and clean energy. He was the founding member of KPMG’s blockchain practice in 2014 where he worked on helping Wall Street reconcile with the impact of blockchain technology on their business models…

Reflections with Marcus Loh

Marcus is the Senior Director, Regional Clients at WE Communications, one of the world’s largest independent integrated communication firms. His practice offers counsel to clients in Asia Pacific in the areas of reputation analytics, corporate reputation, and brand purpose. He volunteers with non-profits like the Institute of Public Relations of Singapore (IPRS) where he was elected as its President last year. As a Fellow at the National Volunteers & Philanthropy Centre’s Company of Good initiative…

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…