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  • SingTel Accelerate - Conference
    Singapore Centre Directors from China and other Asian nations The categories are Consumer focused Categories Mobile Applications Any application developed to run on all major and upcoming mobile platforms and devices Application that creates and manages content intended for the mobile platform Web Applications Any application that is intended to run over the Internet and delivered through browsers televisions or any other media that is non mobile based Content Media Any developed content or ideas for content creation intended for consumer consumption in markets around Asia Business focused Categories Enterprise SaaS Any web based Software as a Service SaaS private Cloud Computing and National Broadband Network NBN solution or application that addresses the needs of large enterprises SME SaaS Any web based Software as a Service SaaS and public Cloud Computing solution or application that addresses the needs of small to medium companies Enterprise Mobility Any product solution or technology that addresses the mobile needs of large enterprises SME Mobility Any product solution or technology that addresses the mobile needs of small to medium companies Vertical Industries Any solution including M2M that is industry centric and specifically for the Education Healthcare Financial Services Transportation Logistics and Hospitality verticals Sign Up

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  • SingTel Accelerate - Speakers
    Java and conducts technical presentations trainings and technical consultation in these areas Eileen Khoo Snr Technology Expert Forum Nokia Asia Pacific Team Nokia Eileen is a Senior Technology Expert within the Technical Services and Consultancy team of Forum Nokia Group in Nokia Since joining Nokia in July 2004 she has been providing consultation and technical support to mobile operators and application developers Her areas of expertise include Symbian J2ME and Flash programming SymbianSigned and latest tools and technologies on Nokia platforms As part of her current job she does technical presentations for Developer events and also conducts comprehensive hands on technical trainings Nicholas Foo Head TSC APAC Forum Nokia Asia Pacific Team Nokia Pte Ltd Nokia Nicholas is currently Technical Manager for the Forum Nokia Technical services and consultancy team in APAC In his role Nicholas is responsible for the technical team s activities in all the key technologies that Nokia embraces In addition he has responsibility for sales generation for consultancy He has been with Nokia for 9 years starting with Nokia Networks Nokia mobile phones and Forum Nokia In his career he has worked with Object oriented software companies building Integrated Development Environments IDE and UML case tools prior to Nokia he worked with telecom operator British Telecoms creating financial telephony software His recent projects with Nokia include the assessment of viable touch based applications for the new touch enabled range of Nokia devices He holds a bachelor of science in computer science as well as a diploma in programming and systems analysis He has recently completed his MBA with the University of Nottingham UK Ganesh Kumar Bangah Group CEO Friendster Ganesh Kumar Bangah is the Group Chief Executive Officer at Friendster Chief Executive Officer at MSC Cyberport Sdn Bhd and Co Founder President Chief Executive Officer at MOL AccessPortal Berhad He is A serial entrepreneur with experience of building a company from scratch into a multi million dollar listed vehicle and then subsequently privatizing it for it s next growth stage A Technocrat with a good savvy mix of corporate business and technology understanding Ganesh Kumar Bangah s Specialties Conceptualizing new and creative business models careful and meticulous execution of these business models and developing corporate strategies for value and wealth creation from these new businesses Zaki Mahomed Founder and CEO Game Ventures Zaki is the founder and CEO of Game Ventures a producer of social entertainment experiences specializing in multiplayer games Founded in 2009 GV projects include Howzat com the world s first real action sports game built in flash for the browser XuQa a popular social games network for Turkey and Pokerama a Facebook app which was acquired by Ubisoft GV is based in Singapore with satellites in Karachi and Istanbul In his free time Zaki who graduated from NUS in 2008 helps with strategy for TimeSvr com a fast growing virtual assistance service for busy people he co founded while in school Bill Scott VP Sales Business Development GetJar Bill Scott is VP Sales Business Development for GetJar the world s most popular mobile application distribution and Developer community with over 200 000 registered developers Prior to GetJar Bill served as VP Latin America for Infospace Critical Path mForma and Openwave GetJar s developer community sees more than 75 million consumer downloads every month from among 70 000 different applications from countries as diverse as the USA UK China India and Indonesia Scott McMullan Google Apps Partner Lead Google Enterprise Scott is the Google Apps Partner Lead for Google Enterprise and is focused on helping companies grow their business with Google Apps and the Google Apps Marketplace A start up guy at heart Scott joined Google when it acquired JotSpot where he ran developer and partner programs He also previously founded Inovie Software maker of early Web collaboration service TeamCenter acquired by SDRC Scott holds Bachelor s and Master s degrees in computer science from UC San Diego and was a PhD student at the university s Computer Systems Lab Richard Kelly Associate Partner IDEO Associate Partner Richard Kelly heads IDEO s Shanghai office His formal education was in design ergonomics and he honed his business skills by working in various facets of the marketing arena for both agencies and individual clients Richard was director of retail marketing for the Dockers brand followed by the Levi s brand where he obtained deep understanding of the opportunities for design thinking to be applied inside and outside of a global corporation In addition he ran his own brand consulting businesses in London and San Francisco Henry Duh Professor IDMI Currently Dr Duh is an assistant professor in the Division of System and Engineering Management His research is multidiscipline He is well trained in psychology design and engineering fields After graduation from Human Interface Technology Laboratory HIT Lab at University of Washington he went to NASA Johnson Space Center as a postdoctoral fellow involving in virtual reality training project Dr Duh s interests are human computer interaction virtual interface design interface usability testing and information navigation behavior His current research focuses on exploring the psychological and physiological effects when human beings experience the virtual environment and the spatial awareness in virtual environments Dr Duh is a private pilot and certified advanced ground instructor He likes traveling camping fishing and hiking Reginald Wee Group Director Technology Business Group International Enterprise Singapore Mr Reginald Wee graduated with distinction and a dual degree B Sc in Computer and Electrical Engineering from Purdue University in Lafayette Indiana USA He also holds an MBA from Rutgers University USA He is currently Group Director Technology Business Group at International Enterprise IE Singapore overseeing the Infocomms Media Machinery and Precision Engineering Divisions Prior to this appointment Mr Wee was based in Mumbai India first as the Regional Director then Group Director for South Asia at IE Singapore IE Singapore is the lead government agency promoting the overseas growth of Singapore based enterprises and international trade Prior to IE Singapore Mr Wee was based in Chicago USA as the Regional Director for the Singapore s Economic Development Board EDB There he led a team that attracted business interests and FDI from US companies to Singapore EDB is the Singapore government agency responsible for planning and executing economic strategies to enhance Singapore s position as a global hub for business and investment He is married to Veronica Chia and they have three daughters Ismael Ghalimi Co Founder and CEO Intalio Ismael Ghalimi is a passionate entrepreneur and fervent industry observer founder and CEO of Intalio creator of BPMI org and producer of the Office 2 0 Conference Ismael sits on the Boards of Directors of BuzzGain Egnyte and Tonido and is an advisor for 3TERA acquired by CA EchoSign EveryTrail Intellimaker Move Play Muchobene and Presdo Ismael holds a Masters degree from Ecole des Mines de Nancy and actually spent six weeks as a coal miner in Europe s deepest mine Ismael is a professional scuba diver and instrument rated private pilot He lives with his wife and two children in Palo Alto CA while spending a week a month in Singapore and Tokyo Arnaud Blandin Vice President of Alliances APAC Managing Director Intalio Arnaud Blandin acts as Vice President of Alliances for Intalio where he is responsible for managing Intalio s systems integrator and technology provider partners Arnaud also acts as Managing Director for APAC following the successful launch of Intalio s offices in Singapore Arnaud was instrumental in setting up an R D office in Singapore Prior to his move to Singapore Arnaud actively participated in the definition of Intalio s open source business model by introducing Intalio BPMS in the EMEA region In the past 4 years he established a solid network of partners which resulted in securing over 350 customers including several Global 2000 companies In his early years at Intalio Arnaud used his industry expertise to manage the first BPM implementations based on the Intalio offering both in Europe and in the US He participated in the definition of support training and consulting programs as well as sales campaigns Arnaud holds a Master of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science from ENSEEIHT James A Beasley Global Director Intel James A Beasley is the Atom Software Business Development Director for Intel s Software and Solutions Group James has over 16 years of sales and marketing experience and has been with Intel for 10years were he has held several roles including Global Director Linux OSV Open Source and APAC Regional MNC Manager based in Singapore James holds an MBA from the University of California and studied at Jochi Daigaku in Tokyo Japan and Universiteit Maastricht in the Netherlands during his undergraduate and graduate studies Ellen Levy Vice President of Strategic Alliances LinkedIn Ellen Levy is the Vice President of Strategic Alliances at LinkedIn having initially been on the Advisory Board when the company was founded and subsequently the head of Corporate Development Business Development and Strategy Prior to LinkedIn she was founding Managing Director of Silicon Valley Connect working with corporations and entrepreneurs on opportunities for technology supported innovation after having led a similar initiative while Executive Director of MediaX at Stanford University facilitating collaboration between industry Silicon Valley and the University research community Ellen has held formal roles in venture capital Softbank NeoCarta startups WhoWhere Softbook technology think tanks Interval Research big companies Apple Computer PriceWaterhouse foundations Clinton Global Initiative and universities Harvard Stanford Scott Rafer Lookery Prequel Scott Rafer runs Lookery Prequel a consulting shop that provides Internet ad targeting systems and creates its own new publisher services He is also co founder and director at Mashery and Handroll TV Lookery Prequel was preceded by Lookery one of the first ad networks on Facebook portions of which were sold to Adknowledge in 2008 and MyBlogLog a social network of bloggers which Yahoo acquired in 2007 That s the start of a long list Rafer has been helping Internet publishers and users develop the next big thing since 1995 Before 1995 Rafer headed up the Internet products group at Kodak Hollywood worked in investment banking at Needham Company and graduated from the management of technology program at the University of Pennsylvania Rafer regularly speaks at technology and business events keynoting Singapore s e27 event in 2009 SingTel Accelerate 2010 as well as speaking at Web2 Berlin LeWeb in Paris TheNextWeb in Amsterdam and dozens of events across the US including four DEMO presentations Web2 and Search Engine Strategies Amit Somani Chief Products Officer MakeMyTrip Amit Somani is currently the Chief Products Officer at Makemytrip com India s largest OTA Amit comes with over 15 years of experience Prior to Makemytrip Amit was a Group Product Manager at Google and led various global and JAPAC related efforts in Ads Mobile and Search Earlier Amit was the Engineering and PM Director for the Enterprise Search and Discovery business at IBM based out of San Jose California Amit has published several papers holds 7 patents and is the recipient of 3 IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement awards He holds a B Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from IT BHU India Gold medalist and an M S in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin at Madison USA Among his interests Amit is a cricket enthusiast enjoys reading and is a fusion chef Darius Cheung Director Consumer Mobile Technologies McAfee Inc Darius has recently joined McAfee Inc via the acquisition of tenCube where he was a co founder and CEO for 5 years As CEO of tenCube Darius has built tenCube from core founding team of 4 to 26 people raised 2 rounds of financing developed the award winning mobile security suite WaveSecure gained adoption by global brand customers such as Nokia and SingTel and brought the startup to profitability He has also led tenCube through the successful acquisition of tenCube by McAfee providing highly satisfactory returns to tenCube s investors and employees Darius was previously selected 25 Best Young Entrepreneurs in Asia by Business Week and Top Achievers Under 25 by The Straits Times Singapore s national newspaper He holds a B Eng degree in Computer Engineering from the National University of Singapore He has a cat and hopes to get a Michelin star someday Mak Chee Wah Chief Executive Officer Co Founder Melioris Private Limited Mak is the CEO and co founder of Melioris a leading company in Asia focusing on the financial cloud services Melioris customers are mainly medium and large enterprises including global Fortune 500 companies such as Hewlett Packard Johnson Johnson Carrier Sony Ericsson etc The SaaS solutions provided by Melioris include receivables and collections management Rebates Management payables management including government grant processing and accounts payables etc Before founding Melioris Mak was the CFO of SilkRoute Holdings an e commerce holding company Mak was also the CFO and Co founder of ECnet Limited an e supply chain management services company and has helped both companies to raise about S 100M of private equity investments A CPA Mak has previously worked in Singapore Telecom International and has helped established financial control systems for local and overseas subsidiaries of Singapore Telecom International including its paging operations in Cambodia Mak started his career working in one of the Big 4 public accounting firms Ernst Young and has worked in the audit information system audit and corporate taxation departments Mak is a regular speaker at Cloud Computing conferences Credit and Collections seminars financial conferences conferences in Singapore and Malaysia and has participated in many international and regional conferences in US and Asia In 2009 Mak was awarded the best developer award for the top 25 developers in Singapore awarded by Digital Life which is part of Straits Times Steven Wern Yi Goh CEO and Co founder mig33 Steven is well experienced in developing and delivering successful Internet services for consumers having first founded Australia s first online stock brokerage company Sanford Securities Limited prior to co founding mig33 one of the World s largest Social Entertainment Services and Belldirect Australia s premiere independent online financial services company Steven is recognized as an authority on contemporary IT issues with extensive private and public board experience has served as a keynote speaker and panelists conferences throughout U S Australia and Asia Steven received both a Bachelor of Commerce and an MBA from the University of Western Australia along with a number of awards Websites Mig33 http www mig33 com Belldirect http www belldirect com au Andrés Monroy Hernández Social Computing Researcher and PhD candidate MIT Media Lab Andrés Monroy Hernández is a social computing researcher and a PhD candidate at the MIT Media Lab He is the creator of the Scratch online community a popular website where kids and novices from around the world create and share their own animations and videogames He also co founded Sana a mobile based healthcare platform for the developing world Andrés and his colleagues were awarded the best in class award at the MacArthur Foundation 2010 Digital Media and Learning Competition and an honorary mention at Ars Electronica in 2008 Andrés has presented his work on social technologies at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard the Oxford Internet Institute summer program in Brisbane Australia and the OECD Foresight Forum in Ottawa Canada Andrés has worked at Microsoft Research the Ex Libris Group and the Los Alamos National Laboratory He holds a master s degree in Media Technology from MIT and a B S in Computer Engineering from Tec de Monterrey in México Mitchell Baker Chairperson Mozilla Foundation As the leader of the Mozilla Project Mitchell Baker is responsible for organizing and motivating a massive worldwide collective of employees and volunteers who are breathing new life into the Internet with the Firefox Web browser and other Mozilla products Baker was born and raised in Berkeley California receiving her BA in Asian Studies from UC Berkeley and her JD from the Boalt Hall School of Law Her law career included working for Sun Microsystems and Netscape She has also sat on the board of the Open Source Applications Foundation Baker has been the general manager of the Mozilla project since 1999 helping shape the license under which Netscape s source code was released In 2003 she became president and founder of the Mozilla Foundation a non profit organization dedicated to openness and innovation on the Internet In 2005 Baker led the creation of Mozilla Corp a wholly owned subsidiary of the Mozilla Foundation As Chairman of the Mozilla Foundation Baker continues her commitment to an open innovative Web and the infinite possibilities it presents TIME Magazine profiled Baker under Scientists and Thinkers in its 2005 TIME 100 She is also been a participant in the World Economic Forum All Things Digital The Internet Cowboys Un Conference and the DLD Conference Kevin Lim Assistant Director in Strategy Experience National Art Gallery Singapore Kevin Lim PhD in Communication studies the co evolution of network and culture With an academic background in communication theory his research has ranged from Control Anti Control in Internet Regulated China to Social Capital among Online Non Profit Organizations to Game Mechanics in the Classroom Also known as the Social Cyborg Kevin also experiments with video surveillance and networking devices as a mean of re examining concepts of identity privacy and memory He currently works at the National Art Gallery Singapore as Assistant Director in Strategy Experience He can be located at brainopera http theory isthereason com James Chan Investment Manager Neoteny Labs James is Investment Manager at Neoteny Labs a hybrid incubator that combines an early stage venture fund with hands on mentorship and incubation for its portfolio companies James works closely with General Partner Joichi Ito on the fund and its portfolio companies Prior to Neoteny Labs James was a member of the investment team at Walden International Singapore which manages Seed Ventures IV Pte Ltd S4 a fund organised under the National Research Foundation s Early Stage Venture Capital Fund Scheme that was focused on making investments into early stage technology companies in Singapore James was also part of the team that restarted operations in 2007 at Infocomm Investments IIPL a wholly owned subsidiary of Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore managing assets in excess of US 200 million Apart from being on the investment team James was also involved in policy and incentive formulation and implementation to promote Singapore as a location for R D and Engineering operations by VC funded startups James completed his Double Major B Sc in Electrical Computer Engineering and Engineering Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon and earned his M Sc in Management Science and Engineering MS E at Stanford University Gene Wong Head of Platform Asia Pacific PayPal As Head of Platform for PayPal Asia Pacific Gene is responsible for driving region wide third party innovations and new emerging business models powered by the PayPal X open platform the first global payments platform open to third party developers He works closely with developers and strategic partners to create new products and offerings that go beyond traditional online and ecommerce services Gene also sets the strategic direction for PayPal s developer community program across the region PayPal officially opened its platform to developers worldwide on November 3 2009 with Adaptive Payments as the first available API Prior to this role Gene was the Head of Merchant Services for South East Asia and India responsible for driving awareness and acceptance of PayPal as a payment provider across the region Gene and his team focused on working with large enterprise merchants and SMEs across a variety of industries to grow their ecommerce business In this role Gene accelerated merchant acquisition and forged a number of key strategic partner alliances for PayPal Gene was one of the first few people hired into the PayPal Singapore office in 2006 where he was initially responsible for cross border business development in Asia Gene joined PayPal from the Monetary Authority of Singapore where he was responsible for the development and implementation of nationwide payment policies and legislation His knowledge of the payments industry and regulatory frameworks has given him comprehensive experience in the payments space Gene graduated from Stanford University with a M Sc in Financial Mathematics and a B Sc in Mathematical and Computational Science Rob Mee CEO Pivotal Labs Rob Mee is the CEO and Founder of Pivotal Labs Pivotal is known for its rigorous agile development methods and rapid production of industrial strength software and for its ability to transfer know how to client teams Rob was one of the earliest practitioners of agile methods and continues to enjoy sharing the lessons he has learned while leading Pivotal many of which are surprising and counterintuitive He is based in San Francisco where Pivotal has its headquarters Andi S Boediman Chief Innovation Officer Plasa com Andi Boediman is a serial creative entrepreneur with ventures in the International Design School and Admire an integrated marketing communication company He is also part of the founding committee of FGDforum a graphic art organization and Adgi a professional graphic design association Andi has been consulting on various aspects of the creative industry for Indonesia government Andi S Boediman current position is the Chief Innovation Officer of Mojopia which is a subsidiary of Telkom Indonesia that focuses on the ecommerce portal Plasa com The company is responsible in developing content and Internet roadmap in leveraging synergies of various companies within Telkom Andi is the key strategist to lead the company foundation from envisioning the road map creating the business model and setting up the team to launch one of the most challenging initiatives by Telcom Indonesia Benjamin Joffe CEO Plus Eight Star Benjamin Joffe benjaminjoffe benjamin plus8star com is a renowned expert on Asia s digital scene During the past 10 years he has been part of Japan s mobile revolution Korea s Internet boom China s mobile crash and web 2 0 revival As CEO of the Asia based digital strategy consultancy 8 Plus Eight Star www plus8star com he works with clients such as Microsoft Adidas Nokia China Mobile Harvard Business School the European Commission as well as media companies and startups worldwide to bring them the best practices from Asia s web and mobile scenes Bridging technology sociology and anthropology his research today covers trust networks digital identities virtual economies online third places artificial artificial intelligence AAI and social dynamics Benjamin shared insights in over 100 talks across 16 countries including at Stanford and Berkeley has been quoted in Forbes CNN and The Economist and was selected among China s Top 100 Mobile Industry Influencers in 2007 and 2008 Last he is an angel investor in Asia based global startups such as Cmune www cmune com a LeWeb 2008 startup laureate for Paradise Paintball www facebook com paradisepaintball the world s first social FPS game on Facebook and MySpace and MyGengo www mygengo a matching platform for translations Benjamin lives half the time in Beijing and the rest split between Silicon Valley Europe Asia and airport lounges Stanley Tay Managing Director PurpleClick A Certified Public Accountant and honours graduate from Nanyang Technological University s School of Accountancy Stanley Tay was previously engaged with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Credit Suisse before he joined PurpleClick in 2007 With an acute analytical thinking skills and keen sense in managing and inspiring people he was swiftly promoted from Business Manager to Head of Strategy and Business Development in 2008 General Manager in 2009 and now as Managing Director of this fast growing online marketing agency in 2010 Stanley s in depth fiscal knowledge and experience gave him the upper hand when tailoring online marketing solutions for clients from the financial industry such as Citibank CPF and Fundsupermart Besides being a great source of motivation and inspiration to all PurpleClick s staff Stanley is also the best digital marketing advisor for various corporate clients A strong believer in online marketing Stanley had previously shared his expertise at seminars conducted jointly with IE Singapore Singapore Business Federation Pacific Conferences Textile and Fashion Federation Singapore and was a consultant at the Solutions Clinic in the 12th Annual Infocomm Commerce Conference in August 2008 Hidet Sugiyama Director R D support Juniper Networks APAC Hidetsugu Sugiyama is Director of R D Support for Juniper Networks Asia Pacific based in Tokyo He is responsible for developing technology partnership initiatives through Junos Developer Network Program in Asia Pacific and is focused on helping third party developer partners for the software powered network development on the Junos Platform including Junos OS Junos Space and Junos Pulse With over two decades in the information and communications technology industry focusing on the networking and telecommunications sector he has consistently demonstrated a desire to find and meet challenges of real world requirements and solutions His current focus is the software powered network to support various innovative technologies such as IPOptical network plug play programmable switch Inter cloud technology and etc Ronnie Liew Technical Director R GA Ronnie Liew is a creative technologist who strongly advocates that technology and design mutually drive great digital work He revels in exploring emerging technologies pushing boundaries in the digital space and turning the next big idea into reality His technical background in computer engineering and keen understanding of interaction design has equipped him to play a bridging role between technology and design harnessing the best of both disciplines Prior to joining R GA Ronnie was the Associate Director of the Creative Development group in AKQA San Francisco He provided leadership and direction for the group playing a pivotal role in projects and overseeing global accounts such as Nike Gap and Xbox Prior to that Ronnie was with XM Asia Pacific in Singapore where he pioneered and led the frontend development team of the agency During his stint he planned and implemented creative and technical solutions for regional clients such as Nokia Hewlett Packard and Visa He has also previously done stints with TBWA Tequila Singapore and OgilvyOne Singapore His work has won him major industry accolades including One Show Interactive Cannes Cyber Lions and London International Awards He was also invited to be on the judging panel for Singapore Creative Circle Awards and Cannes Future Lion Most recently in 2009 Ronnie was featured in Creativity Magazine as one of the ad world s most inspired creative technologists Christopher Yeo Chief Technology Officer Rednano SPH In 1994 Chris started a software company that grew into an internationally acclaimed supply chain execution software solutions provider Coming with 25 years experience in the IT industry and a computer science and mathematics degree Chris is passionate about cloud computing search and web2 0 technologies He also actively participates in online social networks blogs frequently about topics ranging from technology to photography and continues to do software coding As CTO Chris is responsible for putting in place a highly scalable and robust foundation of hardware network systems software and applications that empower rednano sg and Rednano LOCATE the mobile search and directory application Leading a highly passionate team of software engineers Chris ensures that rednano sg is constantly evolving and becoming more relevant to its users Gilbert Leong Partner Intellectual Property Technology Practice Group Rodyk Davidson LLP Gilbert Leong is a partner in Rodyk Davidson LLP s Intellectual Property Technology Practice Group He has also been counsel to parties involved in the telecommunication industry In particular he has advised on disputes arising as between telecommunication licensees application for licences market access and infrastructural issues Gilbert has also been very active in the field of data privacy protection matters having written and spoken widely on the area As a member of the Legal Sub Committee of the National Internet Advisory Committee Gilbert participated in the drafting to the Model Data Protection Code for the Private Sector Gilbert was featured in Who s Who Legal Singapore 2008 for his work in regulatory compliance was listed in Asian Legal Business Legal Who s Who Singapore 2003 for Information Technology and recognised as the Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2008 for IT Telecommunications Media He was a member of several technology focused think tanks in Singapore Cory Ondrejka Co Founder Second Life Cory Ondrejka is the co founder of Second Life where he architected the core code and hired the team responsible for Second Life s growth to over 12 million residents The ecosystems he helped create led directly to the success of Second Life as well as the ongoing use of Second Life as a platform for music education and business Prior to that Cory traveled an eclectic path from the US Naval Academy and nuclear power to defense contracting and video game development More recently he served as Executive Vice President for Global Digital Marketing at EMI Music He was also a visiting professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California where he taught a course on online communities and coordinated the MacArthur grant driving research for the Public Diplomacy and Network Culture Project He is currently hard at work on an unannounced startup Kristian Kloeckl SENSEable City MIT Kristian Kloeckl is a research scientist at MIT leading the real time city group within the SENSEable City Lab and teaches design at the IUAV University of Venice Having conducted his studies in Austria and England he graduated in Industrial Design at the Politecnico di Milano and holds a PhD in Design Sciences Kristian has been working as professional industrial designer between Italy and Austria after collaborations with the studios of Giulio Ceppi and Antonio Citterio in Milan His projects have been exhibited at the MoMA 2008 the Venice architecture Biennale 2008 as well as the Vienna MAK 2009 Benjamin Soh SIF Bill Chang Executive Vice President Business Group SingTel Bill Chang joined SingTel in November 2005 as the Executive Vice President of Business Group The Business Group serves SingTel s domestic and global corporate customers with a full range of Info Communication Technology ICT services Bill has more than 18 years management experience in leading ICT companies and is actively involved in industry committees task forces and advisory work Bill is currently a Board member and Chairman of the Incentives and Grants committee of the Workforce Development Agency WDA He is also the Chairman of Grid Comms Pte Ltd Deputy Chairman of the Singapore Polytechnic Board of Governors He also sits on the Advisory Committee of Singapore Management University School of Information Systems and Nanyang Polytechnic School of Engineering Bill was a member of the ICT sub committee in the Government s Economic Review Committee ERC in 2003 and also the Economic Strategies Committee ESC in 2009 10 He was a SiTF Councillor 2002 2004 Chairman of SiTF AAC Internet Data Centre Committee 2001 and the executive committee member for Think Tank 1999 2000 In 2007 Bill received the National Day Public Service Medal Award for his contributions to Singapore s workforce development Before joining SingTel Bill was the Managing Director of CISCO Systems Advanced Services Group in Asia Pacific He was responsible for the company s operations in 13 regional countries Bill graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering Honours degree in Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering from Monash University He is married and has two children Wilson Tan Director Business Development SingTel Wilson Tan has been in the telecoms industry for more than 10 years and is currently the Director of Business Development SingTel He is in charge of driving industry development to build up various industry eco systems to embrace Infocomm Technology ICT A key focus is in the education and logistics sector where SingTel is an active telecommunications and ICT provider to schools and companies both locally and abroad Wilson provides a technology application perspective on how schools can adopt ICT into pedagogy that includes mobile game based and collaborative learning approaches While for logistics firms he is active in looking at how ICT can address supply chain pain points He is a regular speaker and moderator in many industry conferences and sits in various industry associations institutions to play an active role in promoting the use of ICT across different industries In Education he sits in the Future School Steering Committee to drive infusion of technology into teaching and learning in Canberra Primary and is currently participating in workgroups for developing a National Infocomm competency framework for the education sector He is also the ICT chair in one of the sub Industry Groups for the Singapore Manufacturers Federation He holds a Masters in Economics and used to be an Economics lecturer at the University of Wollongong Australia in the 1990s Amit Ranjan Co Founder COO SlideShare Amit Ranjan is the Cofounder COO of SlideShare SlideShare is the world s largest community for sharing presentations on the web With 32 million monthly visitors SlideShare is amongst the top 300 most visited websites on the internet Beyond his day job at Slideshare Amit is also an early instigator on the Indian technology startup scene through his personal blog Webyantra which was regarded as THE place to know about the latest in Indian Web 2 0 Prior to SlideShare I had a career in product marketing sales consumer research having worked for Pepsico Asian Paints Godrej Amit has an MBA from FMS Delhi University 99 batch and a Mechanical Engineering degree from REC Jaipur 96 batch Ming Yong Founder and CEO Socialwok Ming is Founder and CEO of Socialwok one of the most popular business social productivity services on the web for group collaboration and enterprise microblogging Ming previously founded Druid a popular open source project on Unified Communications for small medium businesses He is also one of the committee members of the Singapore Google Technology User group SG GTUG Laurie Racine Startl As an entrepreneur and strategist Laurie Racine operates from a perspective of change defining and implementing the mission and objectives of profit and non profit corporations in digital technology media and learning when the best approach is one that has not yet been considered Last year Laurie co founded Startl a hothouse for innovation Startl is an enterprise with 3 5M in seed capital from the Gates MacArthur Hewlett Kellogg and Lumina Foundations to identify new talent and digital media products for learners The focus is on accelerating the process of moving from an idea to product to funding and then into learners hands And in case there wasn t enough to do Laurie joined wOwowow com as acting President for past year to help them build a cross media platform online offline and on radio for the sophisticated can do woman 45 She is a founder of dotSUB a technology driven media company dotSUB is a digital platform that eliminates language as a barrier to video communication and makes it possible through a browser to offer radically low cost highly flexible video content in multiple languages dotSUB is often known for powering the TED Conference open translation project Laurie was also a principal and Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for the early market leader in browser based video mixing and distribution Eyespot She built strategic partnerships with Lucas Films NBA MTV Paramount College Humor Participant Productions and Demand Media Prior to Eyespot Laurie was President of a private venture and foundation endowed by the founders of Red Hat Inc During her tenure she launched Lulu Press invested the seed funding in Creative Commons and co founded Public Knowledge the leading public interest group in Washington DC focusing on issues of the digital age She has been a Senior Fellow at the Norman Lear Center of the Annenberg School of Communications University of Southern California and was the President of Doc Arts the corporation that produces the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival At present Laurie is Chair of Teachers Without Borders and Public Knowledge She also serves as a director on the boards of the Tribeca Film Institute Open Road Media Creative Commons and the University of California Humanities Research Council Laurie sits on

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  • SingTel Accelerate - Venue
    Esplanade Theatres on the Bay Click here to view the map Getting There By Car Customers are advised to park in the Blue Zone and take Lift C1 or C2 to the event hall on level 6 By Train The nearest MRT Station is Esplanade Station For passengers coming from the North Northeast or West transfer at Dhoby Ghaut Station to Circle line Esplanade Station is only 2 stations away from Dhoby Ghaut Station For passengers coming from the East transfer at Paya Lebar Station to the Circle Line Esplanade Station is only 6 stations away from Paya Lebar Station Alternatively you can also alight at City Hall Interchange From there you can then take a 10 minutes walk via the underground City Link Mall By Bus Buses plying to Suntec Convention Center includes 36 70M 97 97e 111 133 162M 502 502A 502B 518A 518B 518 857 Road Closures Reopening The Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix 2010 will be held from 24 to 26 September 2010 Road closures will start at midnight on Wednesday 22 September 2010 During this period there will still be access to Suntec Singapore through Nicoll Highway Carpark D ECP Rochor Temasek Blvd Please note that Raffles Boulevard during race period is not accessible Roads will reopen fully at 5am on the following Tuesday 28 September 2010 About Singapore Some refer to her as the little red dot but Singapore s presence in the world today is larger than that moniker In fact Singapore is a bustling cosmopolitan city that offers a world class living environment with her landscape populated by high rise buildings and gardens One interesting facet you ll discover about Singapore is a ubiquitous collage of cultures where people of different ethnicities and beliefs coexist Besides a vibrant multicultural experience there s

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  • SingTel Accelerate - Where To Stay
    81 Orchid Standard room only Value Hotel Thomson Standard room with breakfast Hotel 81 Dickson Standard room only Moon Hotel Standard room with breakfast You can book your room at http rmgtours com accelerate2010 A Backpacker s Experience For those who want a backpacker s experience you may consider these Fragrance Backpackers Hostel Hive Backpackers G4 Station To book please contact these establishments directly For other accommodation options you can

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  • SingTel Accelerate - Contact Us
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  • SingTel Accelerate - Disclaimer
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  • SingTel Accelerate - Privacy Policy
    materials and other information including without limitation ideas contained therein for new or improved products and services you submit to public areas of the Site such as message boards forums member profiles yellow pages job folders or other features that allow users to post information that will be accessible by the public or the user population generally by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed You also grant to SingTel the right though you acknowledge and agree that SingTel shall not be so obliged to use your name in connection with the submitted materials and other information as well as in connection with all advertising marketing and promotional material related thereto You agree that you shall have no recourse against SingTel for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communications to us Except for any personal individually identifying information which we have agreed to keep confidential any feedback data answers questions comments suggestions plans ideas or the like that you send to us via the Site via email or otherwise will be treated as being non confidential and nonproprietary We assume no obligation to protect such information from disclosure and will be free to reproduce use and distribute the information to others without restriction We will also be free to use any ideas concepts know how or techniques contained in information that you send us for any purpose whatsoever including but not limited to developing manufacturing and marketing products and services incorporating such information 5 Postings by Third Parties and Hyperlinks to Third Party Websites This Site contains hyperlinks to other websites which are neither maintained nor controlled by SingTel or may contain content posted on or via the Site by third parties Therefore SingTel shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions in any content in the Site or the content products or services of any hyperlinked website or any hyperlink contained in a hyperlinked web site nor for the privacy and security practices employed by these other website and shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted or contained in e mails or otherwise transmitted or displayed via the Site or arising from access to those websites Use of the Site and any hyperlinks and access to such hyperlinked websites are entirely at your own risk You acknowledge that SingTel has no control over and excludes all liability for any material on the Internet which can be accessed by using the Site Neither can we be deemed to have endorsed the content 6 Hyperlinks from Third Party Websites You agree that caching hyperlinking to and framing of the Site or any of the contents are strictly prohibited SingTel reserves all rights to disable any links to or frames of any site containing inappropriate profane defamatory infringing obscene indecent or unlawful topics names material or information or material or information that violates any

    Original URL path: http://accelerate.six.sg/2010/privacy.html (2013-01-30)
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