Insights on Blockchain

On 16 November 2021, Advisory hosted Discover+: Blockchain, the 46th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:

Chia Hock Lai (Moderator), Chairman, ASEAN Blockchain Consortium
Hassan Ahmed, Head, Southeast Asia Coinbase
Peter Demeo, Head of Digital Asset Infrastructure, IBM Systems
Quah Zheng Wei, Co-Founder & CEO, Accredify
Steven Koh, Director, Government Digital Services (Agile Consulting and Engineering), Government Technology Agency of Singapore…

Insights on Sustainability

On 2 November 2021, Advisory hosted Discover+: Sustainability, the 45th edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:

Winne Tan (Moderator), Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Great Eastern
Lindsey Wiedmann, Chief Legal Officer, Maxeon Solar Technologies
Rayner Loi, Co-Founder and CEO, Lumitics
Wang Weixiang, Director, Environmental Policy Division, Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment…

Insights on Entrepreneurship

On 7th September 2021, Advisory hosted Discover+: Entrepreneurship, the 41st edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included:
Ng Yi Ming (Moderator) — CEO of Tribe
Jeffery Tiong — Founder & CEO of PatSnap
Johnathan Lim — Director of Global Innovation Network Enterprise Singapore
Karl Mak — Co-Founder & CEO HEPML Group & SGAG
Wilson Wang — Deputy Director of Investments and Business Development in the Industry Liason Office, NUS…

Insights on Cloud Computing

On 5 October 2021, Advisory hosted Discover+: Cloud Computing, the 43rd edition of the Discovery+ series. Speakers on the panel included: Colin Tan (Moderator), General Manager, Technology Sales, IBM Singapore; Chan Cheow Hoe, Government Chief Digital Technology Officer and Deputy Chief Executive, SNDGO and GovTech; Gunasekharan Chellappan, Country Manager, Singapore, Red Hat; and Sam Liew, Managing Partner, Government Strategic Business Group, NCS…

Insights on PayPal

On 8 July 2021, Advisory hosted Experience+: PayPal, where participants benefited from panel discussions, small-group networking with PayPal professionals, as well as an exclusive FinTech introduction led by PayPal experts. During the visit, we were privileged to have experienced professionals from PayPal, including:
Jerry Tso – Senior Director, Head of Singapore Development Center
Andrew Gregovic – Director of Software Engineering
George Chen – Senior Information Security Engineer, Cybersecurity Defence Centre;
Zhang Xuqian – Senior Software Engineer;
Kanika Jain – Software Engineer
Irena Hu – Tech Recruiter and SG University Relations Lead

Our selected participants included students from various education levels and institutions with a common curiosity in PayPal and FinTech, and how to best position themselves for roles in the company and in the industry…

Conversations with Matthew Zhao

Dr. Matthew Zhao is currently a Food Scientist at Big Idea Ventures with prior experience as a Food Technologist at the Food Innovation Resource Centre in Singapore Polytechnic. He graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree (Honours) in Food Technology, and went on to complete a PhD in the same field. In this article, he shares his experience working at Big Idea Ventures and gives insights on the Food Science and Technology sector…

Conversations with Josh Lee

Josh Lee is a Legal Policy Manager for AI Governance in the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore. He co-founded LawTech.Asia, Singapore’s foremost publication on legal technology and serves as the chairperson of the Asia-Pacific Legal Innovation and Technology Association (ALITA). In this article, he shares more about legal policymaking, the opportunities that accompany a rise in AI, and how to embrace technology in law…

Conversations with Christopher Tan

Christopher Tan is the Global Partner Revenue Acceleration Director of Intel in the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) regions. Having spent more than 15 years working in Intel, he has also served as the Regional Alliance Manager, Datacenter Platform Marketing Manager, Enterprise Manager and Technology Specialist in the company prior to his current role. In this interview, Christopher shares more about his career and his extensive journey with Intel in a tech-facing world…