Mentors

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Lance Low

Co-Founder and Head, Clients & Partnerships

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Lance has 7 years of focused specialization in trade and receivables finance spanning across audit, operations and business development functions in UOB and HSBC. His domain knowledge and expertise in trade product development includes the applications of new financial technology in trade finance. Currently, he is Head, Clients and Partnerships of JED where he spearheads channel partnerships strategy and various industry collaborations, which includes product-level innovations, integrations and roadmap. He is also Associate Director of Good Tree Partners and is involved in trade finance training and speaking engagements.

Preference
  • Speaker
  • Teach
Area of Expertise
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • Others
LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lance-low-15b0a79b/

Lanz Chan

CEO

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Machine learning in custom Blockchain smart contracts. We welcome talents in IT, web design, etc to partner us.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Big Data & AI
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • Robo-advisor
LinkedIn Profile

Linkedin.com/in/lanzchan

Lionel Yee

Undergraduate with NUS

An all-rounded individual, with an immense desire to be involved with the broader community in Singapore and abroad to gain industry insight and experience. This comes at the back of his innate curiosity and passion for how the world moves and works. As an Economics undergraduate with the National University of Singapore, he has done research and studies on the economics and the businesses of East Asian economies - China, Japan and South Korea. This application is a step forward to being a part of the FinTech community in Singapore as a volunteer, to learn, play, and support the developments within the Singapore FinTech community.

Preference
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Crowdfunding & P2P Lending
  • Robo-advisor
  • Insurance & Insurtech
LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lionelyee/

Matt Maddocks

Op Risk & Compliance Advisor

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I bring a risk practitioners insight to the development of startup businesses and platforms to ensure they are risk practitioner-friendly & business friendly then expand it to other banks & also Asia. I have been inspired by the energy and innovation seen in this FinTech / Reg Tech StartUp space which is incredibly innovative and interesting and will reshape the way we manage risk.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Big Data & AI
  • Cloud Computing
  • Identity Management & KYC
  • Regulations & RegTech
  • Insurance & Insurtech
LinkedIn Profile

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Michele Ferrario

Co-Founder and CEO

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Michele is the Co-Founder and CEO of StashAway, a Singapore-based digital wealth management platform.

Prior to founding StashAway, Michele spent the first part of his career in and around the financial industry, and the second part of his career focusing on using internet to provide customers with better services.

Michele was until August 2016 the Group CEO of ZALORA, South East Asia's largest fashion e-commerce platform, leading a team of 1,500 people across 8 countries. With Michele at the helm, in 4 years ZALORA grew 15x and became the undisputed leader in the market. Before ZALORA, in 2012 Michele founded the Italian and Pakistani operations of Rocket Internet, launching 5 companies in these 2 countries.

From 2004 to 2012, Michele worked in the financial industry, first as a consultant at McKinsey (Milan and New York offices) where he served primarily Financial Institutions, then in Milan-based Private Equity Fund Manager Synergo. At McKinsey, he advised several world-class financial institutions on a variety of topics, including the largest Italian retail bank, one of the largest life insurers in the world, one of the largest retail banks in the world and one of the largest retail brokerages in the world. He then leveraged this experience after joining Synergo as an investment manager, evaluating potential private equity deals and sitting on the Board of Directors of portfolio companies.

Michele earned his MBA at Columbia Business School and his Bachelor of Science in Finance at Bocconi University in Italy.

Preference
  • Speaker
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Robo-advisor
LinkedIn Profile

linkedin.com/in/michele-ferrario-a464211

Michelle Katics

Co-Founder and CEO

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FinTech Entrepreneur, FemTech leader, and start-up mentor. Risk manager, mathematician, and economist by training. I aim to drive a paradigm change in the financial sector. Banks and employees practice and certify skills in a simulation environment, leading to sharper skills, smoother conduct risk compliance and individual accountability.

At the moment, I'm focused on the rollout of PortfolioQuest: SaaS simulation training & gaming platform for bank employees. Aside from awesome training, it provides human capital benchmarking solutions for compliance officers, Bank and FinTech CXOs, and FinTech investors. Early detection and troubleshooting of bank and FinTech employees’ forecasting, decision making and portfolio management skills.

I co-founded BankersLab® (www.bankerslab.com), who deliver classroom format “flight simulator" simulation training for FinTech and Bankers. Our SaaS training simulation has been used by banks, credit unions, lenders, credit bureaus, training institutes from over 45 countries.

Women in FinTech PowerList: http://womeninfintech.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/WIF-Powerlist-only-2016.pdf
FemTech Leader: http://www.femtechleaders.com/asia/michelle-katics/

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Regulations & RegTech
LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/michellekatics/

Ming Liang

Co-Founder

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Led an exciting 10 years of joining new initiatives from MNCs to startups, my work has brought me to Indonesia, India, Israel, Malaysia, Qatar and most recently Beijing, China. I've spent the last 3 years in China as Chief Marketing Officer for a payments company. Upon my return to Singapore, I've been actively consulting and working with innovation labs from Financial Institutions looking to develop new digital business models.

Continuously seeking opportunities to be a life changer and to make a difference to people's life in a meaningful way.

Preference
  • Teach
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Payments
  • Robo-advisor
  • Insurance & Insurtech
LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ngmingliang/

Mohamed Ahsan

Consultant - Digital & Fintech

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I work with clients to create human centered propositions for their products and service offerings. Keen follower of consumer behavior trends and all things fintech.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Design Thinking
  • Insurance & Insurtech
LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ahsanmohamed/

Mohamed Ahsan

Digital & Innovation Lead

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Focused in the area of customer-centric user experience and creating future-proof digital banking propositions across Asia Pacific.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Robo-advisor
  • Regulations & RegTech
LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ahsanmohamed/

Myles Hosford

Head of Security Architecture APAC

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Myles leads the AWS Security Solution Architecture engagements for financial institutions across the Asia-Pacific region, covering ASEAN, ANZ, India and Korea. He focuses on regulated entities and FinTech's that require strong security and compliance controls from their architectures when they move to AWS. Prior to joining AWS, Myles was a technology risk manager for JP Morgan’s corporate & investment bank Singapore operations focusing on regulatory compliance. Before JP Morgan Myles led the application security engagements for UBS Investment Bank in Zurich and London.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
Area of Expertise
  • Cloud Computing
  • API
  • Cybersecurity
  • Regulations & RegTech
LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/myleshosford/

NAVEEN GUPTA

Managing Director

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Having worked with Standard Chartered Bank as the Global Head of Fx and Rates and prior to that with American Express and ABN AMRO Bank, managed senior roles in banking including being responsible for FX related platforms as a business owner.

I write on Fintech and my articles have been published in Business Times, vcccircle.com etc.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Payments
  • Robo-advisor
LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/naveen-gupta-7a171a1/

Ned Phillips

Founder & CEO

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Ned Phillips is the founder and CEO of Bambu, a B2B Robo-Advisory firm that offers financial and consumer brands the ability to integrate user-friendly investment offering into product range. He has been based in Asia for the past 25 years and his involvement in Fintech started since 1999 with E*TRADE as one of the very first online brokers; and soared to become Managing Director for Asia up until 2007. In 2008, Ned was then part of the transformation of the stock exchange where he helped build two pan Asian exchange, one of which was in conjunction with SGX and Chi-X.

Ned has always been active in this recent wave of FinTech development and even experienced the first dot com boom with one of the original Fintech companies. Sharing his passion, Ned was appointed consultant to 8 Securities as they launched the first Robo advisor in Asia.

After gaining an insightful exposure and development over the years, he realized that the biggest demand for robo was in B2B space, and that influenced him to start Bambu.

Preference
  • Speaker
Area of Expertise
  • Robo-advisor
LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ned-phillips-32477767/

Neelesh Bhatia

Senior Lecturer

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Creative, results driven visionary leader with 27 years of proven experience in the field of education, business, media & technology.
A Permanent Resident in Singapore with an entrepreneurial mindset, a problem-solver with a passion for startups, business and technology; highly skilled in grasping the big picture, conceptualising, developing and implementing solutions and partnering closely with business & academic leaders. Equally at ease, managing education, arts / creative and media technology businesses and projects.
Proven, broad-based strengths and accomplishments in:
Curriculum Design & Delivery
Business Mentoring
Education Management
Technology Innovation & Design

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
Area of Expertise
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/neeleshbhatia

Nish Nawalage

Interim CTO

Passionate technologist and mentor in delighting enterprise customers in capital markets / financial services and compliance, while solving their problems. I'm a student mentor for the Manchester University and extremely motivated help SME tech start-ups to effectively compete with larger, established MNC's in APAC.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Design Thinking
  • Cloud Computing
  • Mobility
  • API
  • Regulations & RegTech
LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/nishanthanawalage/

Nizam Ismail

Partner/Co-Founder

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Nizam heads up the Regulatory and FinTech practice groups and is co-Founder of RHT Compliance Solutions. He draws on his former regulatory and compliance background to work with FinTech platforms in the region on legal and regulatory compliance matters. He has worked with P2P lending platforms, equities crowdfunding, to robo-advisers, payments, remittances, cryptocurrency, various distributed ledger platforms, financial advisory, InsureTech, RegTech and others.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Payments
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • Crowdfunding & P2P Lending
  • Robo-advisor
  • Identity Management & KYC
  • Regulations & RegTech
  • Insurance & Insurtech
LinkedIn Profile

http://linkedin.com/in/nizam-ismail-2a4090b

Oscar Franklin Tan

Senior Associate

Oscar is a M&A and capital markets lawyer, focusing on Southeast Asia cross-border transactions, with one of the world's largest law firms. He is qualified in New York, the Philippines and Singapore (registered foreign lawyer). He handles various types of acquisitions, including private equity and late stage venture capital rounds. He also handles various capital markets transactions from high yield bonds to fintech/blockchain/cryptocurrency matters. He is currently a CFA Level III candidate.

In 2018, Oscar was named one of the Singapore Business Review's "Singapore's most promising legal luminaries aged 40 and under" and a finalist for "Young Lawyer of the Year" in the Asia Legal Business SEA Law Awards.

In 2017, he won the JCI "Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World" (TOYP), the world's most prestigious youth award, previously won by actors Jackie Chan, Michelle Yeoh and Andy Lau, Queen Rania of Jordan and baseball star Sammy Sosa. He received the TOYM (the Philippine equivalent) from JCI and President Benigno Aquino III in 2014. Philippine Senate Resolution No. 73 (2015) honored Oscar for "empowering ordinary Filipinos to explore law." The Jaycees or JCI (Junior Chamber International) are the world's most prominent civic and service organization for people aged 18-40.

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  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
Area of Expertise
  • Others
LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/oscartan

Rajat Sharma

AVP

Business Leader in the FSI and Insurance space . Worked across Asean and UK on various large transformational deals in Insurance , Banking and Capital markets . Have now decided to focus completely on Insuretech and driving innovations in the Insurance space by leveraging the power of APIs and providing the channels the power to drive Insurance as part of our daily life and embedded as part of our routine transactions . Also working with various startups as an investor and mentor to bringing them to ASEAN .

Preference
  • Mentor
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • API
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • Insurance & Insurtech

Rajesh Tever

Innovation & Digitalisation

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Would love to be involved in the local Fintech scene. Have predominantly worked in finance and have founded my own start ups

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Big Data & AI
  • Payments
  • API
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • Regulations & RegTech
LinkedIn Profile

https://sg.linkedin.com/in/rajesh-tever-10362a18

Rakesh Sharma

InfoSec Sr Analyst

Cissp, certified bitcoin professional

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • Cybersecurity
LinkedIn Profile

https://sg.linkedin.com/rakeshcorp

Ralph Rambausek

Mr

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STRATEGIC BUSINESS & INNOVATION PROFESSIONAL
15+ years’ experience as an accomplished business advisor across industries & cultures.
Experience developing innovation programs and disruptive initiatives to C-Suite stakeholders.
Qualified project specialist with key expertise across ICT, Customer Experience, Innovation and Risk Analysis.
Demonstrated leadership and coaching of competent teams with notable business achievements.
Seasoned project leader with extensive experience executing contemporary methodologies.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Design Thinking
  • Insurance & Insurtech
LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ralphrambausek

Ramamurthi Nagarajan

Principal Consultant

Having more than 20+ Years’ Experience in Financial Industry (Banking – Consumer and Investment Banking – predominantly on Compliance, FX/MM and Credit Risk, Private Wealth Management & Insurance) specifically within the Communication/ Trade Surveillance/ Sanctions/IT Auditing/Banking Regulatory/ Payment/ Cash Management/ Asset/Trading Systems/Insurance.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Big Data & AI
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • IoT
  • Identity Management & KYC
  • Regulations & RegTech
  • Insurance & Insurtech

Ramamurthi Nagarajan

Principal Consultant

Having more than 20+ Years’ Experience in Financial Industry (Banking – Consumer and Investment Banking – predominantly on Compliance, FX/MM and Credit Risk, Private Wealth Management & Insurance) specifically within the Communication/ Trade Surveillance/ Sanctions/IT Auditing/Banking Regulatory/ Payment/ Cash Management/ Asset/Trading Systems/Insurance.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Big Data & AI
  • Mobility
  • API
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • Regulations & RegTech
  • Insurance & Insurtech
LinkedIn Profile

www.linkedin.com/in/nagarajan-ramamurthi-mca-pmp-2941b41

Ravi Patel

Founder

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A career strategist and builder of banks and neo-banks across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Teach
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Payments
  • Mobility
  • API
  • Regulations & RegTech
LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/realravipatel

Ronnie Koo

Mr.

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- Big data KYC, Credit Scoring Architect
- Guest Speaker, Internet Finance, HKU SPACE
- Amazon Business, Technical & Cloud Econ Partner
- Visual Data Analyst
- Google Analytics Qualified Individual
- Host, Dinner Talk Project
- HubSpot Digital Marketer

Preference
  • Speaker
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Big Data & AI
  • Identity Management & KYC
LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/ronniekoo/

Roy Ling

Managing Director

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Professor Roy Ling is currently a Managing Director at RL Capital Management and RL Academy. Concurrently, he also serves as an Independent Board Director at several listed companies across Asia, as an Adjunct Professor in Finance at the EDHEC Business School, and as a Consultant for RHT Strategic Advisory and RHT Academy.

Prior to RL Capital, Prof. Ling held senior investment banking positions with JPMorgan, Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs and Salomon Smith Barney. Prof. Ling was a former Board Director of the CFA Society of Japan. He was honored as the Real Estate Executive of the Year by Singapore Business Review in 2016, and as one of 20 Rising Stars in Real Estate by Institutional Investor in 2008.

Prof. Ling graduated from INSEAD with a Global EMBA and from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Crowdfunding & P2P Lending
LinkedIn Profile

http://www.weh.sg/corporate-information/corporate-management/professor-roy-ling-cfa/