Our Speakers

Day 1

Navigating the New Normal: Agility, Innovation & Technology

Speakers

Panellist 1: Ms Janet Young

Managing Director, Head Group Channels
& Digitalisation, United Overseas Bank

Ms Janet Young is a member of the senior leadership team under UOB Group CEO, leading delivery channels, digitalisation initiatives and customer experience & advocacy to achieve UOB Group’s vision of a premier regional bank in Asia Pacific. Working with Business, Technology partners and Country teams in UOB, FinTech and ecosystem players externally, she champions collaborative business models, omni-channel strategy to drive better customer experience and outcomes for the bank and its customers in the digital age.

Janet has more than 25 years of banking and treasury experience with Bank of America, HSBC and Philips Electronics. She serves as a board member of InnoVen, The FinLab, Accuron Technologies, National Council of Social Service, and on the Advisory Board of Nanyang Business School as well as the NUS School of Computing & Technology.
Ms Janet
Mr Chris Wei

Panellist 2: Mr Chris Wei

Global Chairman, Aviva Digital &
Executive Chairman, Aviva Asia

Mr Chris Wei is the Global Chairman for Aviva Digital and Executive Chairman for Aviva Asia.

He leads Aviva’s global drive in digital, and has transformed the 321-year-old insurer into a leading InsurTech disruptor. Chris also manages Aviva’s operations across Asia, and is actively driving forward initiatives that have significant implications for the business, customers, employees and other key stakeholders across the region.

Before joining Aviva in 2014, Chris was the Group CEO of Great Eastern Holdings, and was responsible for successfully growing the company’s business and further entrenching its leadership position in its home markets of Singapore and Malaysia.

Prior to this, Chris was AIA’s Group Chief Marketing Officer, CEO of AIG United Guaranty Insurance (Asia), as well as having held various executive positions at ING Canada and Allstate Insurance.

Chris graduated from the University of Toronto majoring in actuarial science, and is currently the Chairman of the International Insurance Society’s Executive Council.

Panellist 3: Dr Michael Fung

Deputy Chief Executive (Industry), Chief Human Resource Officer & Chief Data Officer, SkillsFuture Singapore

Dr Michael Fung is the Deputy Chief Executive (Industry), Chief Human Resource Officer and Chief Data Officer at SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), a statutory board under the Ministry of Education. He oversees the development of the continuing education and training system in Singapore, through managing funding and contractual partnerships with private training providers, institutes of higher learning, and enterprises. He also oversees the human resource function, and champions the data capabilities, governance, and reporting practices at SSG. Michael is an adjunct Senior Fellow at Singapore University of Technology and Design.

He is Founding President of the Higher Education Planning in Asia Association, and serves on various boards and committees, including IPOS International Board of Governors, and Institute of Banking and Finance Council. He is an alumnus of the University of Southern California and Carnegie Mellon University in the US, and Tsinghua University in China.
Dr Michael Fung
Mr Jason Lee

Panellist 4: Mr Jason Lee

Founder,
LA PARFUMERIE

Mr Jason Lee founded La Parfumerie, a local perfumery, in 2014. As founder and CEO, Jason is responsible for the product development, marketing, sales and technology.

Prior to founding La Parfumerie, Jason spent 4 years in Givaudan, the leading fragrance house in the world where he developed his passion for fragrances and learnt about olfactory art and science.

Besides having a retail presence in Singapore, Jason was instrumental in driving La Parfumerie focus on commercial scent marketing, customising fragrances for Fullerton Hotel, Singapore Airlines, Funan, Resorts World Sentosa, to name just a few.

He holds a Master of Science in Technopreneurship & Innovation from Nanyang Technological University.
Ms Janet

Panellist 1: Ms Janet Young

Managing Director, Head Group Channels &
Digitalisation, United Overseas Bank

Ms Janet Young is a member of the senior leadership team under UOB Group CEO, leading delivery channels, digitalisation initiatives and customer experience & advocacy to achieve UOB Group’s vision of a premier regional bank in Asia Pacific. Working with Business, Technology partners and Country teams in UOB, FinTech and ecosystem players externally, she champions collaborative business models, omni-channel strategy to drive better customer experience and outcomes for the bank and its customers in the digital age.

Janet has more than 25 years of banking and treasury experience with Bank of America, HSBC and Philips Electronics. She serves as a board member of InnoVen, The FinLab, Accuron Technologies, National Council of Social Service, and on the Advisory Board of Nanyang Business School as well as the NUS School of Computing & Technology.
Mr Chris Wei

Panellist 2: Mr Chris Wei

Global Chairman, Aviva Digital &
Executive Chairman, Aviva Asia

Mr Chris Wei is the Global Chairman for Aviva Digital and Executive Chairman for Aviva Asia.

He leads Aviva’s global drive in digital, and has transformed the 321-year-old insurer into a leading InsurTech disruptor. Chris also manages Aviva’s operations across Asia, and is actively driving forward initiatives that have significant implications for the business, customers, employees and other key stakeholders across the region.

Before joining Aviva in 2014, Chris was the Group CEO of Great Eastern Holdings, and was responsible for successfully growing the company’s business and further entrenching its leadership position in its home markets of Singapore and Malaysia.

Prior to this, Chris was AIA’s Group Chief Marketing Officer, CEO of AIG United Guaranty Insurance (Asia), as well as having held various executive positions at ING Canada and Allstate Insurance.

Chris graduated from the University of Toronto majoring in actuarial science, and is currently the Chairman of the International Insurance Society’s Executive Council.
Dr Michael Fung

Panellist 3: Dr Michael Fung

Deputy Chief Executive (Industry), Chief Human Resource Officer & Chief Data Officer, SkillsFuture Singapore

Dr Michael Fung is the Deputy Chief Executive (Industry), Chief Human Resource Officer and Chief Data Officer at SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), a statutory board under the Ministry of Education. He oversees the development of the continuing education and training system in Singapore, through managing funding and contractual partnerships with private training providers, institutes of higher learning, and enterprises. He also oversees the human resource function, and champions the data capabilities, governance, and reporting practices at SSG. Michael is an adjunct Senior Fellow at Singapore University of Technology and Design.

He is Founding President of the Higher Education Planning in Asia Association, and serves on various boards and committees, including IPOS International Board of Governors, and Institute of Banking and Finance Council. He is an alumnus of the University of Southern California and Carnegie Mellon University in the US, and Tsinghua University in China.
Mr Jason Lee

Panellist 4: Mr Jason Lee

Founder,
LA PARFUMERIE

Mr Jason Lee founded La Parfumerie, a local perfumery, in 2014. As founder and CEO, Jason is responsible for the product development, marketing, sales and technology.

Prior to founding La Parfumerie, Jason spent 4 years in Givaudan, the leading fragrance house in the world where he developed his passion for fragrances and learnt about olfactory art and science.

Besides having a retail presence in Singapore, Jason was instrumental in driving La Parfumerie focus on commercial scent marketing, customising fragrances for Fullerton Hotel, Singapore Airlines, Funan, Resorts World Sentosa, to name just a few.

He holds a Master of Science in Technopreneurship & Innovation from Nanyang Technological University.

Panellist 1:
Ms Janet Young

Managing Director, Head Group Channels & Digitalisation,
United Overseas Bank

Ms Janet Young is a member of the senior leadership team under UOB Group CEO, leading delivery channels, digitalisation initiatives and customer experience & advocacy to achieve UOB Group’s vision of a premier regional bank in Asia Pacific. Working with Business, Technology partners and Country teams in UOB, FinTech and ecosystem players externally, she champions collaborative business models, omni-channel strategy to drive better customer experience and outcomes for the bank and its customers in the digital age.

Janet has more than 25 years of banking and treasury experience with Bank of America, HSBC and Philips Electronics. She serves as a board member of InnoVen, The FinLab, Accuron Technologies, National Council of Social Service, and on the Advisory Board of Nanyang Business School as well as the NUS School of Computing & Technology.

Panellist 2:
Mr Chris Wei

Global Chairman, Aviva Digital & Executive Chairman, Aviva Asia

Mr Chris Wei is the Global Chairman for Aviva Digital and Executive Chairman for Aviva Asia.

He leads Aviva’s global drive in digital, and has transformed the 321-year-old insurer into a leading InsurTech disruptor. Chris also manages Aviva’s operations across Asia, and is actively driving forward initiatives that have significant implications for the business, customers, employees and other key stakeholders across the region.

Before joining Aviva in 2014, Chris was the Group CEO of Great Eastern Holdings, and was responsible for successfully growing the company’s business and further entrenching its leadership position in its home markets of Singapore and Malaysia.

Prior to this, Chris was AIA’s Group Chief Marketing Officer, CEO of AIG United Guaranty Insurance (Asia), as well as having held various executive positions at ING Canada and Allstate Insurance.

Chris graduated from the University of Toronto majoring in actuarial science, and is currently the Chairman of the International Insurance Society’s Executive Council.

Panellist 3:
Dr Michael Fung

Deputy Chief Executive (Industry), Chief Human Resource Officer & Chief Data Officer, SkillsFuture Singapore

Dr Michael Fung is the Deputy Chief Executive (Industry), Chief Human Resource Officer, and Chief Data Officer at SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), a statutory agency under the Ministry of Education. He oversees the development of the continuing education and training system in Singapore, through managing funding and contractual partnerships with private training providers, institutes of higher learning, and enterprises. He also oversees the human resource function, and champions the data capabilities, governance, and reporting practices at SSG. He previously led the strategic policy and resource planning functions at SSG and the Singapore Workforce Development Agency.

Michael is an adjunct Senior Fellow at the Singapore University of Technology and Design, and was a Senior Advisor to the Office of the President at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). He formerly held the position of Director of Planning and Institutional Research at HKUST, and provided leadership and support for the University’s strategic and academic planning, decision-making, resource allocation, and assessment of institutional effectiveness. He also led the University’s participation in international rankings, and was an advisor to several leading international ranking bodies.

He was previously the Director of Strategic Planning and Quality Assurance at the Singapore Management University (SMU), a Deputy Director at the Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM), and held various senior positions at the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) and the National Computer Board (NCB) of Singapore.

He is the Founding President of the Higher Education Planning in Asia Association, and serves on a number of boards and committees, including the on the Carnegie Mellon University Admissions Council, Singapore Manufacturing Federation’s Precision Engineering Certification Board as Co-Chairman, the Ministry of Social and Family Development’s Social Service Tripartite Taskforce, the Institute of Adult Learning’s Academic Quality Committee, and IPOS International’s Board of Governors.

He is an alumnus of the University of Southern California and Carnegie Mellon University in the US, and Tsinghua University in China.

Panellist 4:
Mr Jason Lee

Founder,
LA PARFUMERIE

Mr Jason Lee founded La Parfumerie, a local perfumery, in 2014. As founder and CEO, Jason is responsible for the product development, marketing, sales and technology.

Prior to founding La Parfumerie, Jason spent 4 years in Givaudan, the leading fragrance house in the world where he developed his passion for fragrances and learnt about olfactory art and science.

Besides having a retail presence in Singapore, Jason was instrumental in driving La Parfumerie focus on commercial scent marketing, customising fragrances for Fullerton Hotel, Singapore Airlines, Funan, Resorts World Sentosa, to name just a few.

He holds a Master of Science in Technopreneurship & Innovation from Nanyang Technological University.
Moderator

Mr Michael Tan

Managing Director & Partner,
Boston Consulting Group

Mr Michael Tan is a Managing Director and Partner with Boston Consulting Group. Based in Singapore, he leads BCG’s Public Sector Practice in Southeast Asia. He has extensive experience serving government ministries and agencies globally on a wide range of strategy initiatives and operational programs in economic development, infrastructure enhancement and organisation transformation.

Michael is a member of BCG’s Center for Digital Government and leads the Digital Acceleration Index (DAI) program in Asia Pacific. He has led large-scale digital initiatives in support of the Singapore government to assess the digital maturity of the economy and public sector, develop digital infrastructure and enhance digital skillsets for strengthening national competitiveness.
Mr Michael Tan
Mr Michael Tan

Mr Michael Tan

Managing Director & Partner,
Boston Consulting Group

Mr Michael Tan is a Managing Director and Partner with Boston Consulting Group. Based in Singapore, he leads BCG’s Public Sector Practice in Southeast Asia. He has extensive experience serving government ministries and agencies globally on a wide range of strategy initiatives and operational programs in economic development, infrastructure enhancement and organisation transformation.

Michael is a member of BCG’s Center for Digital Government and leads the Digital Acceleration Index (DAI) program in Asia Pacific. He has led large-scale digital initiatives in support of the Singapore government to assess the digital maturity of the economy and public sector, develop digital infrastructure and enhance digital skillsets for strengthening national competitiveness.

Mr Michael Tan

Managing Director & Partner,
Boston Consulting Group

Mr Michael Tan is a Managing Director and Partner with Boston Consulting Group. Based in Singapore, he leads BCG’s Public Sector Practice in Southeast Asia. He has extensive experience serving government ministries and agencies globally on a wide range of strategy initiatives and operational programs in economic development, infrastructure enhancement and organisation transformation.

Michael is a member of BCG’s Center for Digital Government and leads the Digital Acceleration Index (DAI) program in Asia Pacific. He has led large-scale digital initiatives in support of the Singapore government to assess the digital maturity of the economy and public sector, develop digital infrastructure and enhance digital skillsets for strengthening national competitiveness.

Emerging Stronger: Rebuilding and Restarting with Data

Speakers
Dr Siaw Tung Yeng

Panellist 1: Dr Siaw Tung Yeng

Chief Executive Officer & Founder,
MaNaDr

Dr Siaw Tung Yeng, a Senior Consultant Family Physician With more than 30 years of extensive experience in healthcare and medical informatics, is the founder and CEO of MaNaDr. He is a director of UVH, a company that runs a chain of GP clinics. He is also the Medical Director of Gloco which provides a wide range of innovative IT healthcare solutions throughout ASEAN.

He is an Asean scholar and graduated with a Master in Family Medicine; spending part of his training in Adelaide (Australia) and the United Kingdom. He also sits on various MOH task forces and advisory committee involving in the strategic planning of medical informatics programs. He is also a member of the National Telemedicine Advisory Committee (NTAC). Currently, he also sits in Singapore Medical Council (SMC) Disciplinary Tribunal.

Panellist 2: Mr Marc Placzek

Senior Director, Head of Global Privacy,
PayPal

As Senior Director, Head of Global Privacy, Mr Marc Placzek leads PayPal’s Global Privacy Program and oversees the company’s efforts to further enhance and elevate its policies, procedures and processes related to privacy and data protection. Previously, he acted as PayPal’s Data Protection Officer and was a counsel on privacy and data protection topics for PayPal’s business in Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Marc looks back on more than 15 years of legal experience with a focus on data privacy. Prior to joining PayPal in 2016, Marc was a consultant at a data protection consultancy, advising global companies and rolling out privacy programs. He also worked in the legal department of the European Patent Office and at an Australian law firm based in Sydney. Marc has a degree in law and is a regular speaker on data protection and privacy conferences such as the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Mr Marc Placzek
Mr Alan Chan

Panellist 3: Mr Alan Chan

Chief Risk Officer & Data Protection Officer,
Lazada

Mr Alan Chan is the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and Data Protection Officer (DPO) for the Lazada Group. He oversees cybersecurity, trust/safety and enterprise technology functions to ensure Lazada’s fast-growing business leads the industry in the domains of trust, safety and security.

Alan has a background in business strategy and analytics, and has led organisations through their digital transformations. He started his career with Accenture and was part of the pioneering team that started digital consulting services. He relocated to China in 2010 and as the Managing Director of the Accenture Interactive, drove the setup and growth of this digital unit. Alan joined the Alibaba Group in 2016 where he took on management roles in marketplace strategy and platform governance across Taobao and TMall. In 2018, as part of the company’s globalisation strategy, Alan relocated back to Singapore to support the growth and sustainability of Lazada‘s business.

Outside of work, Alan engages actively in university collaborations and serves on the ex-officio boards of several Asian startups. He received his Bachelor degree in Economics and Statistics from the National University of Singapore.

Alan is residing in Singapore and travels frequently between South East Asia and China.
Dr Siaw Tung Yeng

Panellist 1: Dr Siaw Tung Yeng

Chief Executive Officer & Founder,
MaNaDr

Dr Siaw Tung Yeng, a Senior Consultant Family Physician With more than 30 years of extensive experience in healthcare and medical informatics, is the founder and CEO of MaNaDr. He is a director of UVH, a company that runs a chain of GP clinics. He is also the Medical Director of Gloco which provides a wide range of innovative IT healthcare solutions throughout ASEAN.

He is an Asean scholar and graduated with a Master in Family Medicine; spending part of his training in Adelaide (Australia) and the United Kingdom. He also sits on various MOH task forces and advisory committee involving in the strategic planning of medical informatics programs. He is also a member of the National Telemedicine Advisory Committee (NTAC). Currently, he also sits in Singapore Medical Council (SMC) Disciplinary Tribunal.
Mr Marc Placzek

Panellist 2: Mr Marc Placzek

Senior Director, Head of Global Privacy,
PayPal

As Senior Director, Head of Global Privacy, Marc Placzek leads PayPal’s Global Privacy Program and oversees the company’s efforts to further enhance and elevate its policies, procedures and processes related to privacy and data protection. Previously, he acted as PayPal’s Data Protection Officer and was a counsel on privacy and data protection topics for PayPal’s business in Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Marc looks back on more than 15 years of legal experience with a focus on data privacy. Prior to joining PayPal in 2016, Marc was a consultant at a data protection consultancy, advising global companies and rolling out privacy programs. He also worked in the legal department of the European Patent Office and at an Australian law firm based in Sydney. Marc has a degree in law and is a regular speaker on data protection and privacy conferences such as the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Mr Alan Chan

Panellist 3: Mr Alan Chan

Chief Risk Officer & Data Protection Officer,
Lazada

Mr Alan Chan is the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and Data Protection Officer (DPO) for the Lazada Group. He oversees cybersecurity, trust/safety and enterprise technology functions to ensure Lazada’s fast-growing business leads the industry in the domains of trust, safety and security.

Alan has a background in business strategy and analytics, and has led organisations through their digital transformations. He started his career with Accenture and was part of the pioneering team that started digital consulting services. He relocated to China in 2010 and as the Managing Director of the Accenture Interactive, drove the setup and growth of this digital unit. Alan joined the Alibaba Group in 2016 where he took on management roles in marketplace strategy and platform governance across Taobao and TMall. In 2018, as part of the company’s globalisation strategy, Alan relocated back to Singapore to support the growth and sustainability of Lazada‘s business.

Outside of work, Alan engages actively in university collaborations and serves on the ex-officio boards of several Asian startups. He received his Bachelor degree in Economics and Statistics from the National University of Singapore.

Alan is residing in Singapore and travels frequently between South East Asia and China.

Panellist 1:
Dr Siaw Tung Yeng

Chief Executive Officer & Founder,
MaNaDr

Dr Siaw Tung Yeng, a Senior Consultant Family Physician With more than 30 years of extensive experience in healthcare and medical informatics, is the founder and CEO of MaNaDr. He is a director of UVH, a company that runs a chain of GP clinics. He is also the Medical Director of Gloco which provides a wide range of innovative IT healthcare solutions throughout ASEAN.

He is an Asean scholar and graduated with a Master in Family Medicine; spending part of his training in Adelaide (Australia) and the United Kingdom. He also sits on various MOH task forces and advisory committee involving in the strategic planning of medical informatics programs. He is also a member of the National Telemedicine Advisory Committee (NTAC). Currently, he also sits in Singapore Medical Council (SMC) Disciplinary Tribunal.

Panellist 2:
Mr Marc Placzek

Senior Director, Head of Global Privacy, PayPal

As Senior Director, Head of Global Privacy, Mr Marc Placzek leads PayPal’s Global Privacy Program and oversees the company’s efforts to further enhance and elevate its policies, procedures and processes related to privacy and data protection. Previously, he acted as PayPal’s Data Protection Officer and was a counsel on privacy and data protection topics for PayPal’s business in Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Marc looks back on more than 15 years of legal experience with a focus on data privacy. Prior to joining PayPal in 2016, Marc was a consultant at a data protection consultancy, advising global companies and rolling out privacy programs. He also worked in the legal department of the European Patent Office and at an Australian law firm based in Sydney. Marc has a degree in law and is a regular speaker on data protection and privacy conferences such as the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

Panellist 3:
Mr Alan Chan

Chief Risk Officer & Data Protection Officer, Lazada

Mr Alan Chan is the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and Data Protection Officer (DPO) for the Lazada Group. He oversees cybersecurity, trust/safety and enterprise technology functions to ensure Lazada’s fast-growing business leads the industry in the domains of trust, safety and security.

Alan has a background in business strategy and analytics, and has led organisations through their digital transformations. He started his career with Accenture and was part of the pioneering team that started digital consulting services. He relocated to China in 2010 and as the Managing Director of the Accenture Interactive, drove the setup and growth of this digital unit. Alan joined the Alibaba Group in 2016 where he took on management roles in marketplace strategy and platform governance across Taobao and TMall. In 2018, as part of the company’s globalisation strategy, Alan relocated back to Singapore to support the growth and sustainability of Lazada‘s business.

Outside of work, Alan engages actively in university collaborations and serves on the ex-officio boards of several Asian startups. He received his Bachelor degree in Economics and Statistics from the National University of Singapore.

Alan is residing in Singapore and travels frequently between South East Asia and China.
Moderator
Mr Yeong Zee Kin

Mr Yeong Zee Kin

Assistant Chief Executive, Data Innovation & Protection Group, IMDA; Deputy Commissioner, PDPC

Mr Yeong Zee Kin is Assistant Chief Executive (Data Innovation and Protection Group) of the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) and Deputy Commissioner of the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC).

In his capacity as Assistant Chief Executive (Data Innovation and Protection Group), Zee Kin oversees IMDA’s Artificial Intelligence and Data Industry development strategy. This is one of four frontier technology areas IMDA has identified for its transformational potential for a Digital Economy. The other three are cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, and immersive media. In his role as an AI and data analytics champion, Zee Kin’s work includes developing forward-thinking governance on AI and data, driving a pipeline of AI talent, promoting industry adoption of AI and data analytics, as well as building specific AI and data science capabilities in Singapore.

As the Deputy Commissioner of PDPC, Zee Kin oversees the administering and enforcement of the Personal Data Protection Act (2012). His key responsibilities include managing the formulation and implementation of policies relating to the protection of personal data, as well as the issuing of enforcement directions for organisational actions. He also spearheads the public and sector-specific educational and outreach activities, to raise both awareness and compliance in organisations and individuals in personal data protection.

Mr Yeong Zee Kin

Assistant Chief Executive, Data Innovation & Protection Group, IMDA; Deputy Commissioner, PDPC

Mr Yeong Zee Kin is Assistant Chief Executive (Data Innovation and Protection Group) of the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) and Deputy Commissioner of the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC).

In his capacity as Assistant Chief Executive (Data Innovation and Protection Group), Zee Kin oversees IMDA’s Artificial Intelligence and Data Industry development strategy. This is one of four frontier technology areas IMDA has identified for its transformational potential for a Digital Economy. The other three are cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, and immersive media. In his role as an AI and data analytics champion, Zee Kin’s work includes developing forward-thinking governance on AI and data, driving a pipeline of AI talent, promoting industry adoption of AI and data analytics, as well as building specific AI and data science capabilities in Singapore.

As the Deputy Commissioner of PDPC, Zee Kin oversees the administering and enforcement of the Personal Data Protection Act (2012). His key responsibilities include managing the formulation and implementation of policies relating to the protection of personal data, as well as the issuing of enforcement directions for organisational actions. He also spearheads the public and sector-specific educational and outreach activities, to raise both awareness and compliance in organisations and individuals in personal data protection.

Mr Yeong Zee Kin

Mr Yeong Zee Kin

Assistant Chief Executive, Data Innovation & Protection Group, IMDA; Deputy Commissioner, PDPC

Mr Yeong Zee Kin is Assistant Chief Executive (Data Innovation and Protection Group) of the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) and Deputy Commissioner of the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC).

In his capacity as Assistant Chief Executive (Data Innovation and Protection Group), Zee Kin oversees IMDA’s Artificial Intelligence and Data Industry development strategy. This is one of four frontier technology areas IMDA has identified for its transformational potential for a Digital Economy. The other three are cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, and immersive media. In his role as an AI and data analytics champion, Zee Kin’s work includes developing forward-thinking governance on AI and data, driving a pipeline of AI talent, promoting industry adoption of AI and data analytics, as well as building specific AI and data science capabilities in Singapore.

As the Deputy Commissioner of PDPC, Zee Kin oversees the administering and enforcement of the Personal Data Protection Act (2012). His key responsibilities include managing the formulation and implementation of policies relating to the protection of personal data, as well as the issuing of enforcement directions for organisational actions. He also spearheads the public and sector-specific educational and outreach activities, to raise both awareness and compliance in organisations and individuals in personal data protection.

Day 2

Igniting Recovery – Driving a New Chapter of Digital Possibilities

Speakers
Mr Nicholas Lee

Panellist 1: Mr Nicholas Lee

Chief Executive Officer,
Ez-Link

Mr Nicholas Lee is the Chief Executive Officer at EZ-Link, where he oversees the strategic direction and growth of the company. He is also responsible for driving adoption, transactions and applications of the ez-link card, Singapore’s leading contactless smart card.

Armed with a background in systems integration and electrical engineering, Nicholas has spent two decades of his career championing contactless, electronic payments in Singapore.

Under Nicholas’ leadership, EZ-Link has pioneered innovations pivotal to driving Singapore’s cashless society vision. This includes the introduction of the first CEPAS-compliant ez-link card and the EZ-Link app, to provide value-added digital services. Nicholas also oversaw the development of EZ-Link’s first multi-currency, cross-border transit card, as part of the company’s plans to enhance regional acceptance.

He holds a degree in Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Tri-State University, USA.
Mr Manjot

Panellist 2: Mr Manjot Singh Mann

Chief Executive Officer,
M1

Mr Manjot Singh Mann assumed the Chief Executive Officer role at M1 on 6 December 2018 and was appointed to the Board of M1 on 11 June 2019.

Mr Mann has about 30 years of operational leadership experience across diverse geographical markets and a unique blend of insights and perspectives in the rapidly evolving telecommunications industry.

Prior to joining M1, Mr Mann served as CEO at Pareteum Asia, a leading cloud software platform company, where he was appointed to expand NASDAQ-listed Pareteum Corporation’s footprint in Asia. He was previously Global CEO (Communications and Convergence) of Lebara Mobile (UK), one of the largest multinational, pan-European mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) in the world. He was also former CEO of Hutchison Telecommunication, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Panellist 3: Dr Ming Tan

Managing Director,
IPOS International

Dr Ming Tan joined the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore as Managing Director of its new subsidiary, IPOS International in January 2020. In her role, Ming directs the strategic growth and oversees all operations at IPOS International which houses over 100 intellectual property experts. Ming has over 20 years of experience in bridging and delivering successful public-private partnerships. She was previously Head of Stewardship of the COMO Group, a Singaporean portfolio of lifestyle companies operating in 14 countries worldwide. Her responsibilities spanned philanthropy, sustainability, brand and new business development, data protection, and corporate affairs, with a shared focus on common vision, brand integrity, stakeholder engagement and long-term value creation. Before this appointment, Ming was Senior Consultant with Interbrand London and Singapore, specialising in brand strategy and valuation. A Rhodes scholar representing Singapore, Ming earned her doctorate from the University of Oxford, and her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford University.

Panellist 4: Mr Kevin Lim

Chief Executive Officer,
Tramés

Mr Kevin Lim founded Tramés in 2019 and as CEO, is responsible for developing and executing an integrated, long term growth strategy for the company.

Passionate about building teams & technology, armed with a mission to usher in a new age of collaboration in trade and transportation, Kevin has been heavily involved in the start-up scene in Singapore since 2016. He has deployed and implemented projects in the B2B logistics sector for local logistics players and multinationals.

At Tramés, he has launched sustainable, secure and trustworthy collaborative platforms for companies and their partners. Providing a shipper-centric supply chain orchestration platform designed to improve collaboration through digital connectivity between corporations and their logistics partners. Bringing together stakeholders who traditionally have been working in fragmented silos, together on a single unified platform, where information and documentation can be relayed in real time.

Panellist 1: Mr Nicholas Lee

Chief Executive Officer,
Ez-Link

Mr Nicholas Lee is the Chief Executive Officer at EZ-Link, where he oversees the strategic direction and growth of the company. He is also responsible for driving adoption, transactions and applications of the ez-link card, Singapore’s leading contactless smart card.

Armed with a background in systems integration and electrical engineering, Nicholas has spent two decades of his career championing contactless, electronic payments in Singapore.

Under Nicholas’ leadership, EZ-Link has pioneered innovations pivotal to driving Singapore’s cashless society vision. This includes the introduction of the first CEPAS-compliant ez-link card and the EZ-Link app, to provide value-added digital services. Nicholas also oversaw the development of EZ-Link’s first multi-currency, cross-border transit card, as part of the company’s plans to enhance regional acceptance.

He holds a degree in Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Tri-State University, USA.
Mr Nicholas Lee
Mr Manjot

Panellist 2: Mr Manjot Singh Mann

Chief Executive Officer,
M1

Mr Manjot Singh Mann assumed the Chief Executive Officer role at M1 on 6 December 2018 and was appointed to the Board of M1 on 11 June 2019.

Mr Mann has about 30 years of operational leadership experience across diverse geographical markets and a unique blend of insights and perspectives in the rapidly evolving telecommunications industry.

Prior to joining M1, Mr Mann served as CEO at Pareteum Asia, a leading cloud software platform company, where he was appointed to expand NASDAQ-listed Pareteum Corporation’s footprint in Asia. He was previously Global CEO (Communications and Convergence) of Lebara Mobile (UK), one of the largest multinational, pan-European mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) in the world. He was also former CEO of Hutchison Telecommunication, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Panellist 3: Dr Ming Tan

Managing Director,
IPOS International

Dr Ming Tan joined the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore as Managing Director of its new subsidiary, IPOS International in January 2020. In her role, Ming directs the strategic growth and oversees all operations at IPOS International which houses over 100 intellectual property experts. Ming has over 20 years of experience in bridging and delivering successful public-private partnerships. She was previously Head of Stewardship of the COMO Group, a Singaporean portfolio of lifestyle companies operating in 14 countries worldwide. Her responsibilities spanned philanthropy, sustainability, brand and new business development, data protection, and corporate affairs, with a shared focus on common vision, brand integrity, stakeholder engagement and long-term value creation. Before this appointment, Ming was Senior Consultant with Interbrand London and Singapore, specialising in brand strategy and valuation. A Rhodes scholar representing Singapore, Ming earned her doctorate from the University of Oxford, and her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford University.

Panellist 4: Mr Kevin Lim

Chief Executive Officer,
Tramés

Mr Kevin Lim founded Tramés in 2019 and as CEO, is responsible for developing and executing an integrated, long term growth strategy for the company.

Passionate about building teams & technology, armed with a mission to usher in a new age of collaboration in trade and transportation, Kevin has been heavily involved in the start-up scene in Singapore since 2016. He has deployed and implemented projects in the B2B logistics sector for local logistics players and multinationals.

At Tramés, he has launched sustainable, secure and trustworthy collaborative platforms for companies and their partners. Providing a shipper-centric supply chain orchestration platform designed to improve collaboration through digital connectivity between corporations and their logistics partners. Bringing together stakeholders who traditionally have been working in fragmented silos, together on a single unified platform, where information and documentation can be relayed in real time.

Panellist 1:
Mr Nicholas Lee

Chief Executive Officer,
Ez-Link

Mr Nicholas Lee is the Chief Executive Officer at EZ-Link, where he oversees the strategic direction and growth of the company. He is also responsible for driving adoption, transactions and applications of the ez-link card, Singapore’s leading contactless smart card.

Armed with a background in systems integration and electrical engineering, Nicholas has spent two decades of his career championing contactless, electronic payments in Singapore.

Under Nicholas’ leadership, EZ-Link has pioneered innovations pivotal to driving Singapore’s cashless society vision. This includes the introduction of the first CEPAS-compliant ez-link card and the EZ-Link app, to provide value-added digital services. Nicholas also oversaw the development of EZ-Link’s first multi-currency, cross-border transit card, as part of the company’s plans to enhance regional acceptance.

He holds a degree in Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Tri-State University, USA.

Panellist 2:
Mr Manjot Singh Mann

Chief Executive Officer,
M1

Mr Manjot Singh Mann assumed the Chief Executive Officer role at M1 on 6 December 2018 and was appointed to the Board of M1 on 11 June 2019.

Mr Mann has about 30 years of operational leadership experience across diverse geographical markets and a unique blend of insights and perspectives in the rapidly evolving telecommunications industry.

Prior to joining M1, Mr Mann served as CEO at Pareteum Asia, a leading cloud software platform company, where he was appointed to expand NASDAQ-listed Pareteum Corporation’s footprint in Asia. He was previously Global CEO (Communications and Convergence) of Lebara Mobile (UK), one of the largest multinational, pan-European mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) in the world. He was also former CEO of Hutchison Telecommunication, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Panellist 3:
Dr Ming Tan

Managing Director,
IPOS International

Dr Ming Tan joined the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore as Managing Director of its new subsidiary, IPOS International in January 2020. In her role, Ming directs the strategic growth and oversees all operations at IPOS International which houses over 100 intellectual property experts. Ming has over 20 years of experience in bridging and delivering successful public-private partnerships. She was previously Head of Stewardship of the COMO Group, a Singaporean portfolio of lifestyle companies operating in 14 countries worldwide. Her responsibilities spanned philanthropy, sustainability, brand and new business development, data protection, and corporate affairs, with a shared focus on common vision, brand integrity, stakeholder engagement and long-term value creation. Before this appointment, Ming was Senior Consultant with Interbrand London and Singapore, specialising in brand strategy and valuation. A Rhodes scholar representing Singapore, Ming earned her doctorate from the University of Oxford, and her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford University.

Panellist 4:
Mr Kevin Lim

Chief Executive Officer,
Tramés

Mr Kevin Lim founded Tramés in 2019 and as CEO, is responsible for developing and executing an integrated, long term growth strategy for the company.

Passionate about building teams & technology, armed with a mission to usher in a new age of collaboration in trade and transportation, Kevin has been heavily involved in the start-up scene in Singapore since 2016. He has deployed and implemented projects in the B2B logistics sector for local logistics players and multinationals.

At Tramés, he has launched sustainable, secure and trustworthy collaborative platforms for companies and their partners. Providing a shipper-centric supply chain orchestration platform designed to improve collaboration through digital connectivity between corporations and their logistics partners. Bringing together stakeholders who traditionally have been working in fragmented silos, together on a single unified platform, where information and documentation can be relayed in real time.
Moderator

Mr Shamir Rahim

Founder & Chief Executive Officer,
VersaFleet

Mr Shamir Rahim is a technopreneur with a passion for artificial intelligence and biomedical technologies. Founder and Chief Executive Officer of VersaFleet™, he believes in automating the world’s logistics operations. Mr Shamir holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Supply Chain Management from National University of Singapore (NUS), Faculty of Engineering. He earlier graduated from NUS as a University Scholar with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biomedical Science, and a Minor in Technopreneurship, which he attained while on the NUS Overseas College program at the University of Pennsylvania and The Wharton School. He was conferred ‘Outstanding Young Alumni’ by National University of Singapore in 2019; ‘Young Supply Chain Professional of the Year’ by Supply Chain Asia in 2019; and serves on several national committees in Singapore, including the Central Provident Fund Board.

Mr Shamir Rahim

Founder & Chief Executive Officer,
VersaFleet

Mr Shamir Rahim is a technopreneur with a passion for artificial intelligence and biomedical technologies. Founder and Chief Executive Officer of VersaFleet™, he believes in automating the world’s logistics operations. Mr Shamir holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Supply Chain Management from National University of Singapore (NUS), Faculty of Engineering. He earlier graduated from NUS as a University Scholar with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biomedical Science, and a Minor in Technopreneurship, which he attained while on the NUS Overseas College program at the University of Pennsylvania and The Wharton School. He was conferred ‘Outstanding Young Alumni’ by National University of Singapore in 2019; ‘Young Supply Chain Professional of the Year’ by Supply Chain Asia in 2019; and serves on several national committees in Singapore, including the Central Provident Fund Board.

Mr Shamir Rahim

Founder & Chief Executive Officer,
VersaFleet

Mr Shamir Rahim is a technopreneur with a passion for artificial intelligence and biomedical technologies. Founder and Chief Executive Officer of VersaFleet™, he believes in automating the world’s logistics operations. Mr Shamir holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Supply Chain Management from National University of Singapore (NUS), Faculty of Engineering. He earlier graduated from NUS as a University Scholar with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biomedical Science, and a Minor in Technopreneurship, which he attained while on the NUS Overseas College program at the University of Pennsylvania and The Wharton School. He was conferred ‘Outstanding Young Alumni’ by National University of Singapore in 2019; ‘Young Supply Chain Professional of the Year’ by Supply Chain Asia in 2019; and serves on several national committees in Singapore, including the Central Provident Fund Board.

Strengthening Resilience: Finding New Customers in the New Normal

Speakers
Mr Robert Tay

Panellist 1: Mr Robert Tay

Cluster Director, Modern Services Cluster,
IMDA

Mr Robert Tay is the Cluster Director of the Modern Services Cluster at IMDA. He represents IMDA in efforts to drive digitalisation across several sectors such as financial services, legal and accountancy in partnership with the various sector leads.

Robert has taken the lead on key national projects like the nationwide e-invoicing framework which saw Singapore become the first national authority outside Europe to join OpenPEPPOL. He has also been appointed to the Management Committee of OpenPEPPOL which oversees the governance of the ecosystem.

Robert is also engaged in several inter-agency initiatives including; SGQR, where he was co-chair of the taskforce appointed by the Singapore Payments Council which developed and implemented SGQR; BSB, where he is co-lead with MAS on an initiative to look at inter-platform discovery and matching; Hawkers Go Digital, where IMDA and ESG are co-leads dirving epyament adoption in the hawker space.

Robert read law at Kings College London and was called to the Inns of Court as a barrister. He has also been called as an advocate and solicitor at the Singapore Bar. Prior to joining IMDA he worked at one of Singapore’s largest law firms and has held various legal and operational roles at payment and technology companies.
Mr Charlie Seo

Panellist 2: Mr Charlie Seo

Business Development Director,
Seo Eng Joo Frozen Food

Mr Charlie Seo is the Business Development Director of Seo Eng Joo Frozen Food Pte Ltd.

After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Trade from Monash University (Australia) in 2000, he joined the family business and together with the management team, led the turnaround of the company through expanding product lines and diversification of the company into areas such as Supply Chain Management.

Being in the food industry for over 20 years, Charlie is passionate about what he does and constantly searches for new technology or methods, to not just improve the company, but to potentially level up the Singapore Food Industry as a whole, through sharing with industry peers and governmental agencies.

Charlie also brings the same passion he has for the Singapore Food Industry to developing the younger generation both within and outside of the organisation through partnerships and programmes with various institutes of higher learning.

Panellist 3: Dr Nicholas Tan

Head of Ecosystems & Partnerships,
OneConnect Financial Technology

Dr. Nicholas Tan is the Head of Ecosystems and Partnerships for OneConnect Financial Technology Co. Ltd. (NYSE: OCFT), a leading technology-as-a-service platform for financial institutions. OneConnect is an associate company of Ping An Group which ranks 29th on 2019 Fortune 500 and 7th on Forbes 2019 Global 2000. Building upon Ping An’s extensive knowledge and expertise, OneConnect is looking to bring the best of China’s financial technologies to empower financial institutions and banks in Asia.

In his current role, Nicholas is responsible for building ecosystems and strategic partnerships in OneConnect’s markets outside of China, with the objective of supporting its clients and partners grow their revenue on OneConnect’s platforms.

Before OneConnect, Nicholas was a Project Leader at the Boston Consulting Group where he led focus areas on digital topics for the company’s financial institutional clients, including the end-to-end conceptualisation and implementation of a pan-ASEAN digital bank.

Nicholas is an engineer by training and has worked in various high tech startups within the United Kingdom, focusing on the commercialisation of cutting edge technologies. Nicholas graduated with a PhD in Engineering from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Science from Brown University in the United States.

Mr Winston

Panellist 4: Mr Winston Nesfield

Partner, Strategy,
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Mr Winston Nesfield is a Partner at Strategy, PwC’s strategy consulting arm. Winston leads the Financial Services team advising private and public sector clients to strengthen their digital capabilities and transform to more regionally integrated operating models to better leverage advancing technologies and partnerships opportunities.

Working within financial services, fintech, payments and consumer healthcare industries, Winston serves clients across ASEAN, and in several North Asian, South Asian and European markets. His advisory work supports client’s broad growth, productivity and compliance agendas, with a particular focus on public sector market infrastructure development and incubation of digital start-ups, large scale service operations design / implementation, and data driven partnering opportunities.
Mr Robert Tay

Panellist 1: Mr Robert tay

Cluster Director, Modern Services Cluster,
IMDA

Mr Robert Tay is the Cluster Director of the Modern Services Cluster at IMDA. He represents IMDA in efforts to drive digitalisation across several sectors such as financial services, legal and accountancy in partnership with the various sector leads.

Robert has taken the lead on key national projects like the nationwide e-invoicing framework which saw Singapore become the first national authority outside Europe to join OpenPEPPOL. He has also been appointed to the Management Committee of OpenPEPPOL which oversees the governance of the ecosystem.

Robert is also engaged in several inter-agency initiatives including; SGQR, where he was cochair of the taskforce appointed by the Singapore Payments Council which developed and implemented SGQR; BSB, where he is co-lead with MAS on an initiative to look at interplatform discovery and matching; Hawkers Go Digital, where IMDA and ESG are co-leads driving e-payment adoption in the hawker space.

Robert read law at Kings College London and was called to the Inns of Court as a barrister. He has also been called as an advocate and solicitor at the Singapore Bar. Prior to joining IMDA he worked at one of Singapore’s largest law firms and has held various legal and operational roles at payment and technology companies.

Panellist 2: Mr Charlie Seo

Business Development Director,
Seo Eng Joo Frozen Food

Mr Charlie Seo is the Business Development Director of Seo Eng Joo Frozen Food Pte Ltd.

After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Trade from Monash University (Australia) in 2000, he joined the family business and together with the management team, led the turnaround of the company through expanding product lines and diversification of the company into areas such as Supply Chain Management.

Being in the food industry for over 20 years, Charlie is passionate about what he does and constantly searches for new technology or methods, to not just improve the company, but to potentially level up the Singapore Food Industry as a whole, through sharing with industry peers and governmental agencies.

Charlie also brings the same passion he has for the Singapore Food Industry to developing the younger generation both within and outside of the organisation through partnerships and programmes with various institutes of higher learning.
Mr Charlie Seo

Panellist 3: Dr Nicholas Tan

Head of Ecosystems & Partnerships,
OneConnect Financial Technology

Dr. Nicholas Tan is the Head of Ecosystems and Partnerships for OneConnect Financial Technology Co. Ltd. (NYSE: OCFT), a leading technology-as-a-service platform for financial institutions. OneConnect is an associate company of Ping An Group which ranks 29th on 2019 Fortune 500 and 7th on Forbes 2019 Global 2000. Building upon Ping An’s extensive knowledge and expertise, OneConnect is looking to bring the best of China’s financial technologies to empower financial institutions and banks in Asia.

In his current role, Nicholas is responsible for building ecosystems and strategic partnerships in OneConnect’s markets outside of China, with the objective of supporting its clients and partners grow their revenue on OneConnect’s platforms.

Before OneConnect, Nicholas was a Project Leader at the Boston Consulting Group where he led focus areas on digital topics for the company’s financial institutional clients, including the end-to-end conceptualisation and implementation of a pan-ASEAN digital bank.
Nicholas is an engineer by training and has worked in various high tech startups within the United Kingdom, focusing on the commercialisation of cutting edge technologies. Nicholas graduated with a PhD in Engineering from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Science from Brown University in the United States.

Panellist 4: Mr Winston Nesfield

Partner, Strategy,
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Mr Winston Nesfield is a Partner at Strategy, PwC’s strategy consulting arm. Winston leads the Financial Services team advising private and public sector clients to strengthen their digital capabilities and transform to more regionally integrated operating models to better leverage advancing technologies and partnerships opportunities.

Working within financial services, fintech, payments and consumer healthcare industries, Winston serves clients across ASEAN, and in several North Asian, South Asian and European markets. His advisory work supports client’s broad growth, productivity and compliance agendas, with a particular focus on public sector market infrastructure development and incubation of digital start-ups, large scale service operations design / implementation, and data driven partnering opportunities.
Mr Winston

Panellist 1:
Mr Robert Tay

Cluster Director, Modern Services Cluster, IMDA

Mr Robert Tay is the Cluster Director of the Modern Services Cluster at IMDA. He represents IMDA in efforts to drive digitalisation across several sectors such as financial services, legal and accountancy in partnership with the various sector leads.

Robert has taken the lead on key national projects like the nationwide e-invoicing framework which saw Singapore become the first national authority outside Europe to join OpenPEPPOL. He has also been appointed to the Management Committee of OpenPEPPOL which oversees the governance of the ecosystem.

Robert is also engaged in several inter-agency initiatives including; SGQR, where he was cochair of the taskforce appointed by the Singapore Payments Council which developed and implemented SGQR; BSB, where he is co-lead with MAS on an initiative to look at interplatform discovery and matching; Hawkers Go Digital, where IMDA and ESG are co-leads driving e-payment adoption in the hawker space.

Robert read law at Kings College London and was called to the Inns of Court as a barrister. He has also been called as an advocate and solicitor at the Singapore Bar. Prior to joining IMDA he worked at one of Singapore’s largest law firms and has held various legal and operational roles at payment and technology companies.

Panellist 2:
Mr Charlie Seo

Business Development Director,
Seo Eng Joo Frozen Food

Mr Charlie Seo is the Business Development Director of Seo Eng Joo Frozen Food Pte Ltd.

After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Trade from Monash University (Australia) in 2000, he joined the family business and together with the management team, led the turnaround of the company through expanding product lines and diversification of the company into areas such as Supply Chain Management.

Being in the food industry for over 20 years, Charlie is passionate about what he does and constantly searches for new technology or methods, to not just improve the company, but to potentially level up the Singapore Food Industry as a whole, through sharing with industry peers and governmental agencies.

Charlie also brings the same passion he has for the Singapore Food Industry to developing the younger generation both within and outside of the organisation through partnerships and programmes with various institutes of higher learning.

Panellist 3:
Dr Nicholas Tan

Head of Ecosystems & Partnerships, OneConnect Financial Technology

Dr. Nicholas Tan is the Head of Ecosystems and Partnerships for OneConnect Financial Technology Co. Ltd. (NYSE: OCFT), a leading technology-as-a-service platform for financial institutions. OneConnect is an associate company of Ping An Group which ranks 29th on 2019 Fortune 500 and 7th on Forbes 2019 Global 2000. Building upon Ping An’s extensive knowledge and expertise, OneConnect is looking to bring the best of China’s financial technologies to empower financial institutions and banks in Asia.

In his current role, Nicholas is responsible for building ecosystems and strategic partnerships in OneConnect’s markets outside of China, with the objective of supporting its clients and partners grow their revenue on OneConnect’s platforms.

Before OneConnect, Nicholas was a Project Leader at the Boston Consulting Group where he led focus areas on digital topics for the company’s financial institutional clients, including the end-to-end conceptualisation and implementation of a pan-ASEAN digital bank.

Nicholas is an engineer by training and has worked in various high tech startups within the United Kingdom, focusing on the commercialisation of cutting edge technologies. Nicholas graduated with a PhD in Engineering from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Science from Brown University in the United States.

Panellist 4:
Mr Winston Nesfield

Partner, Strategy,
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Mr Winston Nesfield is a Partner at Strategy, PwC’s strategy consulting arm. Winston leads the Financial Services team advising private and public sector clients to strengthen their digital capabilities and transform to more regionally integrated operating models to better leverage advancing technologies and partnerships opportunities.

Working within financial services, fintech, payments and consumer healthcare industries, Winston serves clients across ASEAN, and in several North Asian, South Asian and European markets. His advisory work supports client’s broad growth, productivity and compliance agendas, with a particular focus on public sector market infrastructure development and incubation of digital start-ups, large scale service operations design / implementation, and data driven partnering opportunities.
Moderator
Mr Saw Ken Wye

Mr Saw Ken Wye

Chief Executive Officer,
CrimsonLogic

Mr Saw Ken Wye is CEO of CrimsonLogic, a company that focuses on digital government and trade solutions. With over 30 years of deep domain experience, CrimsonLogic has developed products for cross border trade (Single Window, Customs Management Systems), eJudiciary and business licensing. To date, the company has 19 offices worldwide and have undertaken over 60 projects in 40 countries.

Prior to joining CrimsonLogic in 2013, Ken worked in Microsoft for nearly 16 years with his last appointment as the Vice President for Public Sector (Asia). Ken started his IT career with the National Computer Board (NCB) in 1983 and his last appointment was Assistant Chief Executive (Industry).

Ken is currently a member of the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) Board. He is also the Chair of the Advisory Committee for the School of Infocomm Technology in Ngee Ann Polytechnic. He is a council member of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF).

Mr Saw Ken Wye

Chief Executive Officer,
CrimsonLogic

Mr Saw Ken Wye is CEO of CrimsonLogic, a company that focuses on digital
government and trade solutions. With over 30 years of deep domain experience,
CrimsonLogic has developed products for cross border trade (Single Window,
Customs Management Systems), eJudiciary and business licensing. To date, the
company has 19 offices worldwide and have undertaken over 60 projects in 40
countries.

Prior to joining CrimsonLogic in 2013, Ken worked in Microsoft for nearly 16 years
with his last appointment as the Vice President for Public Sector (Asia). Ken started
his IT career with the National Computer Board (NCB) in 1983 and his last
appointment was Assistant Chief Executive (Industry).

Ken is currently a member of the Info-communications Media Development Authority
(IMDA) Board. He is also the Chair of the Advisory Committee for the School of
Infocomm Technology in Ngee Ann Polytechnic. He is a council member of the
Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF).

Mr Saw Ken Wye

Mr Saw Ken Wye

Chief Executive Officer,
CrimsonLogic

Mr Saw Ken Wye is CEO of CrimsonLogic, a company that focuses on digital government and trade solutions. With over 30 years of deep domain experience, CrimsonLogic has developed products for cross border trade (Single Window, Customs Management Systems), eJudiciary and business licensing. To date, the company has 19 offices worldwide and have undertaken over 60 projects in 40 countries.

Prior to joining CrimsonLogic in 2013, Ken worked in Microsoft for nearly 16 years with his last appointment as the Vice President for Public Sector (Asia). Ken started his IT career with the National Computer Board (NCB) in 1983 and his last appointment was Assistant Chief Executive (Industry).

Ken is currently a member of the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) Board. He is also the Chair of the Advisory Committee for the School of Infocomm Technology in Ngee Ann Polytechnic. He is a council member of the Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF).

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