FIT-For-Future SME Blueprint

The business landscape is in a state of re-balance. Businesses have to grapple with dynamic global challenges such as supply chain disruptions, imposed restrictions and evolving data protection laws. FIT-For-Future (3F) SMEs have to seize the opportunity to become a digital-first organisation to gain an edge over competitors. Join industry experts as they share what it takes to make the next leap forward.

Date

Sep 21 2021

Time

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Sep 20 - 21 2021
  • Time: 10:00 pm - 12:00 am

Location

Virtual Experience Platform

Speakers

  • Gwenda Fong
    Gwenda Fong
    Assistant Chief Executive, Policy & Corporate Development, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore

    Gwenda Fong is the Assistant Chief Executive at the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA). She is responsible for guiding and coordinating Singapore’s cybersecurity developments, which includes domestic and international strategies and policies. Since joining CSA in 2017, Gwenda has been involved in the drafting and implementation of the Cybersecurity Act that was passed in Parliament in 2018, as well as in the development of Singapore’s Safer Cyberspace Masterplan that was launched in Oct 2020. Gwenda also holds a concurrent appointment as Senior Director (Futures) at the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI), where she leads research on long-term challenges and disruptions in the areas of communication, information, and digitalisation. Prior to CSA, Gwenda was Director in the Ageing Planning Office in the Ministry of Health. She has also held roles in the Ministry of Defence and the Defence Science & Technology Agency. Gwenda holds a BSc and MSc in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a MSc in International Planning from University College London.

  • Jason Tan
    Jason Tan
    CEO & Co-founder, Stendard
  • Leong Der Yao
    Leong Der Yao
    Assistant Chief Executive, Sectoral Transformation Group, Infocomm Media Development Authority

    Leong Der Yao is the Assistant Chief Executive of the Sectoral Transformation Group in the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore, where he leads the drive for digital transformation of industry sectors and enterprises to accelerate Singapore’s economic growth. Prior to this, Mr Leong was the Senior Director, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Division at the Government Technology Agency of Singapore, focusing on driving public sector digital transformation using data science and AI. Mr Leong has also previously held various public policy and administration roles in the Singapore Government, overseeing human capital development in education and healthcare, bilateral economic relations and internationalisation policies, as well as financial security policies.

    Mr Leong has a Masters in Public Management from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. He
    also holds a Masters of Science in Computer Science from Stanford University and majored in both
    Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Cornell University.

  • Professor Tan Sze Wee
    Professor Tan Sze Wee
    Assistant Chief Executive, Enterprise Division, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
  • Stephen Lim (Session Chair)
    Stephen Lim (Session Chair)
    CEO & Founder, SQL View Pte Ltd

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