Vice President Centre for Strategic Cyberspace and and International Studies (SEA & Australia) Kaplan Industry Advisory Board Member
David is an avid cyber security board advisor and is actively involved in promoting cyber-security activities in the APAC region. He is the VP of South East Asia-Australia’s Center of Strategic Cyberspace, a London-based think tank, and was formerly the Vice Chairman of the APAC executive council of the Cloud Security Alliance and Chairman of the Singapore Chapter.
He is also the Vice Chairman of the SGTech Cybersecurity Chapter, and was previously the Country General Manager of Trend Micro Singapore & Indonesia. In this capacity, he ran Trend Micro’s business operations and was in charge of Trend Labs Singapore, responsible for malware analysis and response, and led a very successful growth in revenue over his 5-year tenure.
He is currently the Head of Channels and Sales Enablement for Trend Micro's APAC, Middle East and Africa operations, taking charge of channel operations and cybersecurity training. He was also part of the working group that drafted the Cloud Outage and Incidence Response Technical Reference, bringing clarity on how to respond to outages in the Cloud.
Ng Chong Yang
Managing Director Digital Advisory Group LLP Kaplan Industry Advisory Board Member
Chong Yang is a business thought leader with a deep appreciation for technology. Over the last two decades, he has been deeply involved in the application of disruptive technologies that have impacted the overall Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) sector in Asia. The brands that he has worked with include DBS Bank, UOB Bank, OCBC Bank and many more.
Being a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM, UK), and a Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE, USA), he is as comfortable developing, discussing and executing strategic go-to-market plans as he is coding, troubleshooting and bug fixing neural network codes in Python.
His current interest is in driving the application of Design Thinking methodologies as well as Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technologies towards solving pain points, and unlocking new use cases that will help unleash latent business potential for the rapidly evolving BFSI sector in Asia.
Tan Choon Ngee
Group CEO aZaaS Pte Ltd Kaplan Industry Advisory Board Member
Choon Ngee has worked in diverse companies such as JP Morgan and CrimsonLogic. He has held business development roles in Greater China, the Middle East and South East Asia. He has since built several successful companies and has helmed the aZaaS group of companies (http://www.azaas.com) as Group CEO for more than a decade.
The aZaaS group of companies spans major cities with a strength of about 500 individuals. The company specialises in networked operations platforms with focus on Business Process Management, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchains. Some of their clients include DBS, ABN Amro Bank, Tanah Merah Country Club, Taobao.com and Tencent. In addition, aZaaS is a global product development partner for many large multi-national corporations, and is a member of the Microsoft Regional Director programme.
aZaaS uses AI to help companies boost productivity through the improvement of automated business processes. aZaaS also helps bridge companies and their customers by using data intelligence and distributed ledgers via mobile commerce and payment.
Consultant Education Psychologist PINES Educational Psycholgoy Services Kaplan Industry Advisory Board Member
Karina is a Chartered Educational Psychologist in private practice. She is passionate in helping the special educational needs (SEN) population, and has been supporting children, adolescents and young adults with SEN for the past 2 decades.
She is also a sought-after trainer, consultant and supervisor to local tertiary institutions, mainstream and special schools in rendering her expertise. She also sits on the Review Board in the Ministry of Social and Family Development to review cases of disadvantaged children and young persons in homes.
Director of Nursing Mount Alvernia Hospital Member of the Ministry of Health National Nursing Education Committee Kaplan Industry Advisory Board Member
Shirley is part of the Executive Management Team in Mount Alvernia Hospital, a not-for-profit private hospital that brings affordable and safe healthcare to patients. She has 39 years of nursing experience across private and restructured hospitals, clinical informatics, healthcare management, operating theatres, ambulatory services, and working with the Joint Commission International Standards.
She was recently appointed as a member to the Ministry of Health's National Nursing Education Committee that supports efforts to provide future ready nurses with the requisite skills and competencies to meet evolving healthcare needs.
Tan Li Li
Social Changemaker Former Executive Director Singapore Association for Mental Health Kaplan Industry Advisory Board Member
Passionate in pushing for positive social changes, Lili moved from the corporate sector to the social sector. She believes that everyone can help make the world a better place. She has worked with a few non-profit organisations and also volunteered in various committees, both to contribute and to learn.
Her love of learning has led her to pursue an overseas Scholarship for the Executive Program for Non-Profit Leadership at Duke University.