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 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…

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…

Conversations with Lim Wei Ri

Lim Wei Ri is currently the Head of Compliance at Komainu’s Singapore Office and has more than ten years of working experience in audit, compliance, and risk management. In his free time, he is also an adjunct trainer at a boutique management consulting firm. In his previous roles, he had been an internal audit manager at a global bank and a senior manager at one of the “Big Four” audit firms in Singapore…

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 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 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…

Insights on Chemicals & Materials

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.
On 19 July 2022, Advisory hosted Discover+: Chemical & Materials, the 60th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:
Ow Kai Onn (Moderator), Vice President & Head Chemicals and Materials, Economic Development Board
Chng Loi Siang, Head of Controlling, Performance Materials Asia Pacific, BASF South East Asia Pte. Ltd.
Dr Dinesh Kumar Basker, Senior Researcher & Development Manager, Evonik (SEA) Pte. Ltd.
Marc Teo, Regional Managing Director, South Asia Croda Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Below are some key points shared during the session: