SPEAKERS

Jason See is the Senior Director of GovTech’s Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Division (DSAID). He leads the team’s efforts to drive digital and data transformation of government agencies through the use of Data Science and AI, to improve service delivery, policy outcomes and internal operations.

Jason See

Senior Director, Data Science & Artificial Intelligence Division (DSAID),

GovTech

Singapore

Sutowo is the Director, Data Analytics Division at Ministry of Health (MOH) Singapore. He leads a team of data scientists, statisticians and health economists in applying artificial intelligence (AI) to the healthcare sector.

Sutowo Wong

Director, Data Analytics,

Ministry of Health, Singapore

Singapore

Dennis joined the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore as Deputy Director (Port Systems) in November 2017. He is accountable for 2 departments, overseeing Port Systems Capability Development and Port Systems Operations and Support. Prior to joining MPA, he worked at the Defense Science and Technology Agency for more than 15 years.

Dennis Khoo

Director (Port Systems),

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA)

Singapore

Simon Chesterman is Dean and Provost’s Chair Professor of the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law and Senior Director of AI Governance at AI Singapore. He is also Editor of the Asian Journal of International Law and Co-President of the Law Schools Global League.

Prof. Simon Chesterman

Senior Director of AI Governance, AI Singapore,

Dean, Faculty of Law & Vice Provost (Educational Innovation), National University of Singapore

Singapore

Miao Song joined GLP on 22 June 2021 as Global Chief Information Officer/EC member. She has over 20 years of global experience in IT industry, with broad exposure to the Oil/ Energy/Natural Resources as well as Consumer Goods and Health Care business.

Miao Song

Global Chief Information Officer,

GLP

Singapore

A lifelong learner, educated on Innovation with a PhD. Summa cum Laude in Tech Strategy VR, a European Doctorate Mention from the University of Barcelona. Co-founded the Female Founders think-tank, the Women Data Leaders network, and serve as a committee member of SG Women in Tech.

Dr. Meri Rosich

Chief Data Officer,

Standard Chartered Bank

Singapore

James has more than 25 years in sales and leadership experience with leading technology companies. He was pivotal in building Microsoft's Cloud business from its infancy to a leading position in Asia Pacific, growing its cloud business to US$0.5B. Prior to Dataiku, James was Head of Asia, Dropbox.

James Ang

Senior Vice President, APAC,

Dataiku

Singapore

Danielle Jiang started her career as a quant, building risk management systems for banks and asset management companies. She is now leading the Finance, AI and Marketplace (FINAiM) initiative to establish a vibrant AI ecosystem and community. Her career vision is to transform the financial industry by the power of data and technology.

DANIELLE JIANG

Deputy Director - AI Development Office, FinTech Innovation Group,

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)

Singapore

A dynamic leader with more than 20 years of global experience in various industries, Natalie builds world-class teams, high-performance cultures, and mission-critical capabilities for the world's leading companies.

Natalie Que

Southeast Asia Head of IT,

Johnson & Johnson

Singapore

Ram Thilak (Ram) is driving data science and analytics adoption across Inchcape Plc. As a Chief Data Scientist, he is leading a global team of data scientists, data analysts and MLOps Engineers to develop data science use-cases for the business while also overseeing Data Governance and Data Platform.

Ram Thilak

Chief Data Scientist & Global Head,

Inchcape plc

Singapore

Alex is a customer-facing solution architect and data scientist from Dataiku. He has 15 years of consulting and solution design experience. Alex joined Dataiku in 2020 where he works with partners and customers to transform DS/ML/AI practice that deliver value for the clients.

Alex Aung

Director, Sales Engineering (South Asia),

Dataiku

Singapore

Son Tran is the Chief Information Technology Officer of Prudential Vietnam. He is leading the org-wide digital transformation strategy that aims to deliver operational excellence, connected customer experience and employee experience.

Son Tran

Chief Information Technology Officer,

Prudential Vietnam

Singapore

An Executive Solutions Enterprise Data and Analytics Leader with over 15 years of experience in managing technical and business teams across the globe to deliver strategic projects for high-profile clients across various industries including P&G, CEMEX, Verizon, Allianz, Hertz and today DBS.

Luis Carlos Cruz Huertas

SVP Head of Infrastructure and Automation, Data and Analytics Platform,

DBS Bank

Singapore

Adrian is a Solutions Engineer at Alteryx and has led many data democratization & digital transformation initiatives across diverse industries such as Banking, Insurance, Retail, Manufacturing, and the Public Sector.

Adrian Tan

Solutions Engineer,

Alteryx

Singapore

Serene Keng has spent more than 20 years working in different technology fields, spanning storage, cybersecurity, and emerging technology. In her current role with TigerGraph, the fastest and only scalable graph database for the enterprise, she is Country Manager of Singapore and Channels and Alliances Head of APAC.

Serene Keng

Country Manager, Singapore,

Channel and Alliance Head APAC,

TigerGraph

Singapore

Alex has over 20 years' experience in IT, holding leadership positions in sales, business development and operations. Launched SAP Business ByDesign, SAP's first Cloud ERP solution and transformed SAP Business One into a profitable business unit. Alex joined Denodo in June 2019 to build the partner business in APAC.

Alex Hoehl

Regional VP, ASEAN & Korea,

Denodo

Singapore

As a Consultant for more than a decade focusing in Intelligent Transformation & Automation, Tauhid is a keen advocate of AI technology and he has designed and delivered a wide range of solutions harnessing the capabilities of RPA, NLP, ML, Ontologies and other cutting-edge techniques within AI.

Tauhid Abddul Jalil

Principal Consultant, Southeast Asia,

Laiye

Singapore

Rohit Agarwal is a Principal at Sequoia Southeast Asia. Based out of Singapore, he focuses on startups in the early and growth stages across a broad range of sectors like fintech, SaaS, D2C, and e-commerce. Prior to joining Sequoia, Rohit founded an online marketplace for legal professionals and also worked at Housing.com.

Rohit Agarwal

Principal,

Sequoia Southeast Asia

Singapore

Balaji leads the digital transformation for GE Healthcare in ASEAN, Korea and ANZ regions. Prior to joining GE Healthcare, Balaji managed credit underwriting systems for GE Capital. He has extensive experience in building green field business support system implementations for leading telecommunication providers.

Balaji Uppili

Region CIO - ASEAN, South Korea and ANZ,

GE Healthcare

Singapore

Ramu built and launched the first pure-virtual digital bank in SEA Region from ground-up over multi-cloud. He brings over 19+ years of expertise in information technology strategy, enterprise architecture, program management and building an agile organization.

ARIVUVEL RAMU

Chief Technology Officer (CTO),

Tonik Digital Bank Inc

Singapore

Dr. Sean Lam is currently the Head of Data Science in the SingHealth Duke-NUS Academic Medical Centre, overseeing a team of data scientists for the enhancement of patient care and outcomes through health services research.

Prof. Sean Lam

Head of Data Science,

SingHealth

Singapore

Varun Verma is the APAC Head of Data & Analytics for Heineken Asia Pacific. He brings profound experience in Data & Analytics and held various positions in top-tier companies like The Heineken Company, PwC Consulting, Visa Worldwide and Accenture Consulting.

Varun Verma

APAC Head of Data & Analytics,

Heineken Asia Pacific

Singapore

Serene is the Head of Data Science for Fulfilment at Grab. She harnesses big data to develop and enhance Grab's product offerings. Serene has over 16 years of experience in the tech sector, and is passionate about growing people in tech.

Serene Ow

Head of Data Science,

Grab

Singapore

Chief Sustainability and Energy Officer with 20+ years of experience in Sustainability, ESG and Energy Management -- strategy, policies, solutions, technologies, etc. at various MNCs in S.E Asia and China.

Dr. Richie Lee

Senior VP, Head of Sustainability, Corporate Real Estates Services,

United Overseas Bank

Singapore

Proven expertise leading diverse teams in AI / ML, analytics, strategy, operations and transforming global businesses to deliver exceptional customer value (B2B & B2C) in a talent hungry, innovation centric world.

Ravi Gerald-Vishwanath

Global Director: Analytics,

Kerry

Singapore

Amit has 20+ years' solutioning experience across Digital, Automation, Data Analytics, and AI/ ML domains. Amit's charter is to help organizations get high ROI impact from their Connected Data.

Amit Sawarkar

Director of Strategic Partnerships,

TigerGraph

Singapore

Sourabh is an alumnus of SMU's flagship Executive MBA program. He has also completed Strategy in a World of Digital Disruption program from INSEAD. Before joining Liberty Mutual Insurance, Sourabh worked with leading organisations, such as Allianz, HCL, Dell and American Express.

Sourabh Chitrachar

Regional VP (Asia) – Technology Strategy & Ops,

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Singapore

Dor Kedem is the head of analytics and artificial intelligence for Standard Chartered Bank. With nearly 2 decades of experience working in IT, big data applications and data science. Expert in realizing value from financial institutions' data in the areas of customer personalization and price & cost optimization.

Dor Kedem

Head of Analytics and Artificial Intelligence - CPBB,

Standard Chartered Bank

Singapore

Dr. James Ong is the founder and CEO of Origami that builds ventures with frontier technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Enterprise Software, Mobile Internet, Blockchain, Web3 and Metaverse. He founded Artificial Intelligence International Institute (AIII), a think tank advocating Sustainable AI for Humanity.

Dr. James Ong

Founder and Managing Director,

Artificial Intelligence International Institute (AIII)

Singapore

Dietmar has worked at Nedbank and Standard Bank, and lectured in the Actuarial field. He has a passion for building and managing high performance teams, as well as driving a data driven culture.

Dietmar Böhmer

Chief Analytics Officer,

Tyme

Singapore

Dr. Adam Chee is a Convergence Scientist who has been nicknamed the “Consultant’s Consultant”.

Dr. Adam Chee

Chief, Smart Health Leadership Centre,

National University of Singapore

Singapore

A strategic and Transformative Senior IT Leader with an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset and passion for sustainable solutions. Has over 25 years of successful career and experience in a Global and matrix environment across P&G, HP, Caterpillar and Ecolab.

Khalid Nizami

APAC IT Regional Leader,

Ecolab

Singapore

Jawad is the Head of Data Science at GOJEK Marketplace, where he focuses on solving mission-critical on-demand ride-hailing and delivery problems for Southeast Asian markets. He holds a masters in Intelligent Systems Design from the National University of Singapore.

Mohamed Jawad Askar Ali

Head of Data - Marketplace,

Gojek

Singapore

At IHIS, Han leads the development of AI & Analytics solutions to improve healthcare services.

Dr. Han Leong Goh

Senior Principal Specialist,

Integrated Health Information Systems (IHIS)

Singapore

Over 20 years of professional banking experience in different customer experience, product management and omni channel development for customer engagement. His main focus is on building digital banking products with a focus on monetization and customer-led journeys.

Ashish Kulkarni

Director and Product Owner,

Standard Chartered Bank

Singapore

Jin Xin is the Head of Data Science and Analytics at Alexandra Hospital in Singapore. He previously worked at National University Hospital and Republic Polytechnic Singapore. Jin Xin has also held technology roles at Eastman Kodak, Hewlett Packard and Nanyang Technological University.

Jin Xin

Head, Data Science and Analytics,

Alexandra Hospital

Singapore

Simon Long is the Digital & Technology Director at CBRE Singapore. He has over 20 years supporting and leading technology projects and programs. His areas of focus are: Smart Building, Smart Campus and Smart City projects.

Simon Long

Director - Technology Strategy and Transformation,

CBRE

Singapore

Business Strategist with more than 14 years of progressive experience in the financial sector. Proficient in equity valuation, Islamic financial structuring, and modelling. The sole candidate selected from Asia and the Pacific region to join ICD's reputable Islamic Finance Talent Development Program (IFTDP).

Abdullah Hidayat Mohamad

Co-Founder and Executive Director,

Ficus Group Capital

Malaysia

Pravat Sutar has 14+ years of overall experience with last 7 years in Cloud Technologies, Machine Learning and Big Data Hadoop analytics. He has expertise in Data Modelling, Data Profiling, Data Analysis, Data Security, Data Visualization, Audit and Data Governance.

Pravat Sutar

Vice President - Data Architect,

Great Eastern Singapore

Singapore

Xiang Hua has over 20 years in various IT capacities including Regional CIO for MNCs in a variety of industries including healthcare advisories, real estate, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals.

Xiang Hua Lim

Senior EA Advisor,

IASA Asia Pacific

Singapore

Dr Leong is an AI Specialist and Senior Lecturer with the School of Computing, Singapore Polytechnic. He has conducted an executive course on Machine Learning and AI at PWC Academy in Sri Lanka. Prior to joining academia, Dr Leong was a technopreneur.

Dr. Peter Leong

AI Specialist,

Singapore Polytechnic

Singapore

Highly adaptable strategic innovator with over 20 years of experience in tech and crypto related branding, marketing, communication, project management and business development. Well versed in uncovering new markets having lived and operated in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Southeast Asia.

Stefano Virgilli

Venture Capital Partner,

DWF Labs

Singapore

Nirupam is a serial entrepreneur, Conference speaker, Engineering leader with 21 years of global executive experience. Served as chief ICT architect and chief instrumentation expert for ICT driven future (smart) cities. Raised multi-mil $ fund from Singapore National Research Foundation (Singapore NRF) and Private VCs.

Nirupam SD

Senior Scientist - IoT & AI,

Energy Research Institute @ NTU

Singapore

Samson serves as CEO and MD of Soroco. Soroco is a Boston-based deep technology company, leveraging AI and ML to drive visibility on how teams actually work in an enterprise and thereby delivering transformational business outcomes for large enterprises as part of their digital transformational journey.

Samson David

CEO,

Soroco

USA

Dr. Steven Hoi is a researcher in the fields of machine learning and artificial intelligence. He has been a tenured professor for more than 10 years at two Singapore universities. Prof Hoi has published over 200 high-quality journals and conference papers in the field of AI.

Dr. Steven Hoi

MD of Salesforce Research Asia,

Salesforce

Singapore

Ashish Pandey

Advisory Solution Consultant,

ServiceNow

Singapore

Alvin is a veteran in Information Technology Distribution for the past 10 years, working with high value customers, market leading vendors and industry recognized resellers. With his broad knowledge, he is well poised to accelerate the organization’s success in digital transformation via next-generation technologies.

Alvin Leong

Director, Advanced Solutions,

Tech Data Advanced Solutions (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Singapore

GEETHA GOPAL

Head of Infrastructure Projects Delivery and Digital Transformation,

Panasonic Asia Pacific

Singapore

Shivam is a 3x Kaggle Grandmaster and a 5 times winner of Kaggle’s Analytics and Data Science for Good Competitions. He has extensive cross-industry and hands-on experience in building data science products and applications. Shivam enjoys working on end-to-end real-world customer business problems using data science principles.

Shivam Bansal

Senior Data Scientist,

H2O.ai

Singapore

Vidhu has led businesses across Asia Pacific geography for Fortune 500 companies for over two decades. Vidhu is a seasoned professional with known leadership abilities and passion for technology. He brings a strong blend of leadership, business, innovation and technical skills with solution selling approach.

Vidhu Gautam

MD,

Easy Data Analytics Pte Ltd

Singapore

Simarna was accepted as a United Nations Global Compact Youth Ambassador. She was also chosen by the Indonesian Government to address the sustainability Agenda of ASEAN. Simarna has been a Keynote Speaker and Moderator at 70+ major International Conferences and Events.

Simarna Singh

Social Entrepreneur and International Keynote Speaker on Sustainability,

Singapore

Remi is a serial entrepreneur turned venture capitalist, first in Singapore's sovereign VC fund, then as Principal at Elev8. He is one of the most experienced deep-tech investors in the region, having closed deals and seen successful exits across sectors such as quantum computing, digital health, supply chain software, and autonomous vehicles.

Remi Choong

Principal,

elev8.vc

Singapore