Alvin Foo, Co-Founder of DAOventure and Co-Founder of Magic Rainbow, a digital marketing agency. A senior marketing technology executive and serial entrepreneur, Alvin brings more than 25 years of experience in Asia Pacific across marketing agencies and tech companies with the last 15 years spent in China having held senior leadership roles at Google, Nokia, Omnicom and Interpublic Group.
Dr James Ong is an entrepreneur and community builder who has incubated, invested and mentored various technology startups in China, Singapore and USA. He has more than 30 years of experience in the technology and strategy advisory services for digital transformation in Asia, US and Europe across multiple industry verticals. He is CEO of Origami, a technology advisory and venture firm to advise companies to embrace digital transformation towards Autonomous Enterprise. James is also adjunct professor at SUTD (Singapore University of Technology and Design) and Managing Director of Artificial Intelligence International Institute (AIII), a think tank advocating Sustainable AI.
Prasanth Thomas is a Senior Vice President of Digital & Technology and is the Global Head of Platforms and Applications for Sembcorp Industries. He is responsible for building out global systems that support Sembcorp’s business growth through digitization and transformation. Key focus is on making the shift from projects to platforms, modernizing the technology landscape and adopting agile ways of working to allow Sembcorp to be more nimble. Prasanth comes with more than 15 years of experience in management and technology consulting. Prior to Sembcorp, Prasanth was part of Boston Consulting Group’s (BCG) Digital consulting team. Earlier he spend more than a decade at Cognizant, a Tier 1 technology and consulting player, leading the consulting team in ASEAN. Prasanth has an engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Chennai and a management degree from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bangalore.
Dr. Derek Wang is the General Manager of Alibaba Cloud Singapore, leading teams across marketing, sales, pre-sales and technical support, to deliver success for Singapore customers in Cloud Computing and Data Intelligence. Prior to this, he was the Chief Cloud Architect of Alibaba Cloud international, and led the global technical team distributed in several regions, including US, Europe, ASEAN, ANZ, MENA, North Asia and India. His team is responsible for high quality solution design and service delivery in terms of cloud and big data, AI and IOT, to ensure the success of all customers in building applications on top of the Alibaba Cloud platform, has several big data related patents. He also led the middle office teams of international IDC planning, strategic projects management, consulting services, product requirements management, training and certification, key projects delivery.
Steve Xie is the Co-Founder of Careershe, Oxford MBA graduate, with 7 years of experience with an International MNC. Careershe is an EdTech startup based in China since 2019, helping high school students youths with better awareness on different careers in order to identify their career goal pathways (e.g. university majors). Our MVP app has approx. 7000 registered users, has over 600 minutes of exclusive career video content and has received official education APP permit from Guangdong Education Department. Careershe is fortunate to be supported by Oxford University Innovation as our shareholder.
Sponsors and Partners
MayCham China in Shanghai
MayCham China in Shanghai brings together the Malaysian business and working community in Shanghai and to promote trade and strengthen economic relations between China and Malaysia.
Alibaba Cloud is APAC’s top one and the world’s top three IaaS providers and the official Cloud Services Partner of the International Olympic Committee. Alibaba Cloud provides a comprehensive suite of cloud computing services to businesses worldwide.
Origami provides strategic advisory for digital transformation and investment for emerging AI, blockchain, mobile and big data technologies.
ATTA is the premier professional body in Asia that brings together leaders in the transformation and turnaround sector to share their executive experience and industry knowledge.
The Executive Centre
The Executive Centre is a premium flexible serviced office provider with 27,000+ members in 135 centres across 32 cities in Asia Pacific.
BRICE VALLEY-ENTREPRENEUR ELITE INTERNATIONAL CLUB
The Entrepreneur Elite (International) Club (now also referred to as BRICE Valley-Entrepreneur Elite International Club) established since 2017 in China.
EEIC is a cross-industry and cross-region non-profit organization composed of senior management with shared visions from Fortune 500 companies, multi-national corporations, domestic high-growth potential high technology enterprises, economic development zones in Shanghai as well as senior partners from renowned law firms, accounting firms, PE/VC and consulting companies.
Over the past 3 years, the club has been actively committed to building an information exchange platform for its members ranging from a wide range of industries which includes manufacturing, financial and information technology services, artificial intelligence, big data, new energy vehicles, internet of things, biomedicine and medical equipment, life sciences, and other key and emerging industries.