Reflections with Diana Chong

Most locals should be familiar with the funny content starring Michelle Chong, Singapore’s darling comedic genius. Her talents span personable characters including Ah Lian, Sonia and Chiang Ying Wen, and have brought laughter to Singaporeans for many years. Working just as hard behind the scenes as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Left Profile and Michelle Chong Productions is Diana Chong, a seasoned businesswoman who is no doubt the brains behind many successful campaigns delivered to media consumers today. On top of primarily specialising in the field of media and advertising, she also juggles the job of managing Singapore’s top artistes, Michelle Chong, Lee Teng, and Pornsak. Diana possesses a laser-sharp clarity on her goals for the company, and her reassuring sense of leadership pervades the interview. A deeply introspective person, she shares more in this interview about her life lessons and musings…

Insights on Temus

The Experience+ series is a series of online learning journeys and industry visits, sponsored by Workforce Singapore, which gives students the chance to virtually visit workplaces, speak directly with working professionals, and learn more about the organisations they aspire to join. With Experience+: Temus, Advisory hopes to help students better understand opportunities within the wider technological services industry and to find out more about a career in Temus through experiencing its workplace and speaking to the professionals behind this global company…

Conversations with Dianne Seet-Swee

With her passion in the early childhood sector, Dianne Seet-Swee holds various roles as the Principal of Ascension Kindergarten, Pillar Head at the Early Childhood Development Centres for Anglican Preschool Services, as well as an Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) Fellow. Having had over 20 years of experience in the industry, she shares her advice for thriving in the industry and managing its challenges, as well as tips for aspiring early childhood practitioners…

Conversations with Lanx Goh

Lanx Goh is the Global Head of Privacy for Prudential and was formerly the Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Senior Counsel at TikTok and Head of Investigation at the Singapore Personal Data Protection Commission. With his vast knowledge in the privacy sector and corporate world, he strives to develop products that not only have commercial value but also respect consumer privacy rights. Additionally, he is passionate in nurturing the future generation of privacy law professionals as a way of giving back to society…

Conversations with Rydwan Anwar

As the Head of Theatre at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Rydwan Anwar leads the Theatre cluster within the Programming department. His responsibilities include leading his team in the conceptualisation and development of theatre presentations and projects. In this article, he sheds light on what programming entails, shares about his personal journey, and provides some valuable insight into the local arts scene…

Discover+: Analytics & Insights

By Talia Tan & Michelle Yap Discovery+ is a series of online industry panels which give students the chance to interact with working professionals and learn about the careers they …

Conversations with Hakaru Morikawa

What does it take to close a deal? There’s perhaps no better person to ask than Hakaru Morikawa, Vice President and Head of Industry and Customer Advisory (Presales) at SAP South East Asia, the market leader in enterprise application software. Presiding over the dazzling myriad of software solutions SAP has to offer whilst keeping a watchful eye over the many deals cut out for SAP, Morikawa-san blends the art of consultancy and management. His team comprises specialists who provide their esoteric knowledge on niche industries. Anytime a deal encounters challenges, Morikawa-san will be the fixer to support the sales team and client…