Conversations with Shannon Chan

Data is the new oil – harnessing its capabilities and pushing its utilities to new boundaries have generated some of this century’s greatest breakthroughs. Despite this, many have yet to fully grasp what data science really is. Currently a Principal Data Scientist at Carousell, Shannon cut his teeth in Silicon Valley, where he fell in love with data science after achieving mastery in Excel VBA…

Insights on FinTech

Discovery+ is a series of online industry panels which give students the chance to interact with working professionals and learn about the careers they aspire to enter. These panels provide youths and working professionals with the opportunity to better understand industry trends, hear first-hand perspectives from industry professionals, and gain valuable advice on entering or navigating these industries…

Insights on The Privacy Mandate

On 15 September 2022, Advisory hosted The Privacy Mandate, co-organised with WE Communications — which marked the launch of WE Communications’ report on “The Privacy Mandate: New Normal, New Rules”. Speakers on the panel included:

Daryl Ho (Moderator), Managing Director, WE Communications Singapore
Ayden Ong, Associate Director, Digital Experience & Technology, WE Communications Singapore
Derrick Chang, CEO, PSB Academy
Simon Dale, Managing Director, Southeast Asia & Korea, Adobe
Justin Quek, Deputy President, External, Advisory

Below are some key points shared during the session…

Insights on BASF

Experience+ is a series of online learning journeys and industry visits that give students the chance to virtually visit workplaces, speak directly with working professionals, and learn about organisations that they aspire to join.

On 21 April 2023, Advisory hosted Experience+: BASF, where participants had the opportunity to network with professionals within the chemical industry and hear directly from them about their experience working at BASF. We were privileged to have heard and gathered insights from…

Insights on Public Policy

On 21 February 2023, Advisory hosted Discover+: Public Policy, the 68th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included moderator Mr. Wu Wei Neng, Mr. Huang Jianyun, Mr. Devadas Krishnadas, Ms. Rachel Teo and Ms. Zing Lim. The panelists shared more about the boundless career opportunities in the public sector, and how youths can best position themselves for such roles. Below are some key points shared during the session…

Conversations with Jene Lim

In her role in the product management field, Jene Lim has been creating products and services that help solve a myriad of issues around the world, ranging from financial products for consumers to information services for businesses, for the past 17 years. Currently, she is the Head of Product Management at Experian Credit Services, SEA. As someone who is well versed in handling multiple duties simultaneously, she shares more about her unique career journey, the reasons behind her choice of path, and her contributions towards a better world…

Insights on Web3 and its Impact on our Society

On 16 September 2022, Advisory organized a ProNet Engagement Evening with moderator Ms. Jesley Chua, and panelists Mr. Barry Lim, Ms. Amy Zhao, and Mr. Hassan Ahmed. The theme was “Web3 and its Impact on Our Society”, where the key opinion leaders shared their insights on the future of Web3.0, its implications on their respective fields, and advice for those seeking to expand their horizons into the world of decentralised technology…

Conversations with Dale Preston

Our world is driven by data, and the industry of client insights seeks to distil this data into key digestible, actionable points to drive growth. Dale Preston, a veteran in the field of data analytics and client insights, knows precisely how to identify the desires of consumers, and translate these insights into real growth. Currently Head of Client Insights at Standard Chartered, Dale takes us on a journey to explore the discovery of his passion for research, tips on building successful corporate and personal relationships, and the process behind building meaningful insights…

Insights on Food Security

On 20 September 2022, Advisory hosted Discover+: Food Security, the 63rd edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:

• Rohit Behl (Moderator), Director of Strategic Partnerships, Umami Meats
• Gary Loh, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, DiMuto
• Brandon Chong, Partner and Chief Financial Officer, Bloom8
• Peter Barber, Co-Owner and Chief Executive Officer, ComCrop

Attendees included students at various levels of education with a desire to know the different career paths in Food Security, and how to best position themselves for such roles. Below are some key points shared during the session…