Mentors

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Sam

Marketing Asia Pacific

Marketing and Distribution strategy professional based in Singapore with over 12 years of experience in channel, product and sales management across regional (APAC) markets within the wealth management, lending and private banking space.

Specific experience includes: Business development, distribution and channel strategy, product and sales management, event and campaign execution, bespoke next generation programs, markets budget planning as well as targeted brand management across both online and offline channels.

Partial towards engagement within the fintech and startup spaces.

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

http://linkedin.com/in/sam-goh-04b03a48

Sangeetha Dayani

Managing Consultant

A Financial Services professional with extensive experience in Governance, Regulations, Risk and Compliance.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
Area of Expertise
  • Regulations & RegTech
LinkedIn Profile

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

saravan penubarthi

Senior Partner/Business Consultant - Digital transformation

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IT and Business Transformation Leader with pragmatic attitude, a strong personality and ability to rapidly break complex problems down to manageable solutions.

CIO Advisory - work with CXO's in the region advising on IT Strategy and alignment with Business objectives

Strong Background In Technology Change And Transformation

Identifying areas for improvement Developing & defining technology roadmaps

• Ability to engage with clients as a strategic adviser and believe in the Phrase that

"Consulting and Sales is all about creating Mutual Success"

• Sound experience working with C-level executives in delivering business value through IT strategy definition, innovative technology solutions, and a consultative team-based approach.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Cloud Computing
  • Insurance & Insurtech
LinkedIn Profile

https://sg.linkedin.com/in/penubarthi

Srinivasan

Chartered accountant

41 years of Global Finance experience and am active in corporate finance advisory and IPR

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

Venkataraman Srinivasan

Srivatsan Tirumalai

Architect

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Srivats is a technology executive who loves to bring clarity/resolve issues that has no easy answers!!!
His primary interest area is building technology enabled financial ecosystems, bringing positive impact to Micro and Macro economic trends.
His interests includes learning new programming languages, Legacy Modernization, Distributed Ledgers, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Cryptocash, Search Engines, Internet of Money, Internet of Things and Techno Economics.

He has lead architecture and strategy initiatives in multiple financial institutions across 5 continents.He is a full stack technologist with experience in designing multi-layer and multi-platform architectures who loves to resolve complex problems and design/develop quality applications.

Has a unique flair of engaging, evangelizing and executing ideas from C*O's to production support floor.

Srivats holds a Masters in Management Studies from BITS-Pilani, India.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Teach
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Big Data & AI
  • Cloud Computing
  • API
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • IoT
LinkedIn Profile

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

Stephanie Chen

Director, Market Data Sales

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Stephanie Chen is the Director of Market Data Sales at Bats Global Markets focusing on the US and APAC markets. Previous to her role at Bats, she spent 5 years working in FinTech as the Director of Sales at Xignite working with Innovative FinTech startups such as Betterment, Wealthfront, Motif Investing, Robinhood, 8 Securities, Call Levels, and Jimubox.

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

https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephaniechen2015/

Steven Heng

Managing Director, APAC

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Over 10 years of experience in Voice Technology within the Financial Industry.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
Area of Expertise
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Mobility
  • Regulations & RegTech
  • Others
LinkedIn Profile

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

Subhajit Mazumder

Associate Director

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13 years of experience across strategy formulation & planning, operations improvement and program management of complex engagements as a management consultant with focus on Retail & Consumer Products and Industrial Products industry; best known for market leadership, engagement delivery and people skills; alumnus of IIT Kharagpur, Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) and empaneled Trainer of APICS, USA; invited speaker at IITs / IIMs / other Top 10 B-schools, Industry forums

Preference
  • Speaker
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • Others
LinkedIn Profile

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

Syed Ismail

Credit Control Manager

Syed-Ismail-Resume.docx

EXECUITIVE SUMMARY
An innovative, multifaceted, and solutions-focused Credit Manager with a 20 year career demonstrating visionary leadership and outstanding performance in credit and collections management of million dollar, multi-site, nationally, and internationally-based operations. Forward-thinking leader and enterprising problem-solver with tactical foresight and verifiable success capitalizing on growth opportunities, improving bottom-line performance, and optimizing organizational efficiency, productivity, and profitability through delivery of value -added systems, programs, and procedures. Articulate communicator, presenter, and trainer with a direct and decisive management style that focuses on matrix teamwork and clearly defined mission and values for buy-in of all levels. Superior interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills with an innate ability to work in unison with customers, staff, and key internal/external stakeholders. Highly developed qualifications in personnel development, relationship management, and oral negotiations. Microsoft Office and ERP systems proficiency

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
Area of Expertise
  • Payments
  • Insurance & Insurtech
  • Others

Tan Chee Yeng

Head, Learning & Development (International Personal Banking)

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Chee Yeng started off his career as a civil servant so as to fulfil his scholarship bond. Upon completion of his scholarship bond, Chee Yeng went on to join the service industry. During which he was with the Casino of Marina Bay Sands, Mandarin Oriental, Singapore and Mandarin Oriental, Taipei. While in Taipei, he held an instrumental role in opening one of the most luxurious hotel in Taiwan as the Director of Learning & Development. Not only was he in charge of setting up the learning and development framework in Taipei; he was also in charge of acquiring the right talents for the hotel. Upon returning to Singapore, he joined YCH Group as the Group Head, Learning & Development where he drives and support the learning & development framework of 12 Asia Pacific countries. In his latest role, he heads the L&D function of Citi's International Personal Banking focusing on the training and certification of offshore sales banking professionals.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Design Thinking
  • Others

Thomas Labenbacher

Partner Venture Capital

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Thomas is Partner at Life.SREDA, one of the Top 10 FinTech VC companies in Europe & Asia. He is taking care of Blockchain, Bank-as-a-Service and Bank-as-a-Platform initiative.

Chairman of the Financial Services Club CEE – Europe’s No.1 Networking Club in Banking.

A Financial Services expert, a serial entrepreneur and business angel. He has founded and built several global companies in banking & payment and recently a company dealing with digital values on the Blockchain technology.

Previously, he has been co-founding Fidor Bank’s international business and has been working for international banks in executive roles, such as Raiffeisenbank International, GE Capital and built up the retail-banking arm of Western Union International Bank.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • Identity Management & KYC

Trina Foo

Global knowledge lead, retail banking vertical

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Am currently the global knowledge lead for BCG's retail banking vertical. Have experience in both mature markets (UK) and fast-growing markets (SE Asia).

Preference
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Payments
LinkedIn Profile

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

Umang Moondra

Managing Partner

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Transformation leader with over 20 years of business management, operations & technology, client delivery and sales experience in transactional banking (corporate and retail) with Citigroup, leading business units of up to US$ 250 mn across Asia Pacific. Consistent track record of crafting and leading change driven by strategy, culture, digitization and automation, aimed at quantum leaps in bottom line, revenues, client delivery and risk mitigation. Demonstrated experience in building focused and empowered teams locally and regionally, and leading transformation across cultures. Cross functional experience with a unique understanding of the end to end connectivity in an organization and fostering relationships across stakeholders.

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

http://sg.linkedin.com/in/umangmoondra

Val Jihsuan Yap

CEO

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Val is the Founder and CEO of PolicyPal, that uses artificial intelligence to simplify and digitise insurance for thousands people.

Prior to founding PolicyPal, Val was an Assistant Vice President at OCBC Bank. Primarily focused on launching the digital initiatives and campaigns, working closely with the wealth, digital and marketing to drive innovations.

Previously served as Risk Assurance Associate at PwC London office, worked with UK Financial Institutions to develop implementation plans for the changes required for USA Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) compliance and regulatory assessment.

When not at work, Val is an avid globe-trotter and an sports enthusiast.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
Area of Expertise
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Insurance & Insurtech
LinkedIn Profile

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

Varun Gupta

Senior Director

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- FinTech Entrepreneur pursuing his passion in rapidly evolving "Tech Enabled Marketplace Lending" industry.

- Seasoned banker with accomplished experience in reputed lending institutions - Axis Bank, Bajaj Finance and Barclays Bank.

- Apart from the financial services experience, also led strategic initiatives for India's largest B2B e-Marketplace.

- Passionate about building technology based "impactful" funding and investing solutions for SMEs and Retail Investors- the largest yet most "under-served" segments of the global economy.

Preference
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Big Data & AI
  • API
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • Crowdfunding & P2P Lending
LinkedIn Profile

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

Varun Parmar

Manager

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Investment management professional adept at leading business transformations, necessitated by merger & acquisitions, regulatory or business model change imperatives. Deep knowledge of financial products and associated risk drivers. Also experienced in leading deal teams through the entire investment cycle, structuring equity/ debt transactions, and developing risk management solutions for private/ public capital markets in varied geographies.

Specialties: Operations/HR/IT due-diligence, Large-scale transformations, Post-merger Integration, Deal Advisory & Structuring, Investment Analysis, Risk Management.

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

https://www.linkedin.com/in/varun-parmar-20271b7/

Vishesh Dhingra

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

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An IIT Delhi M.Tech and INSEAD MBA graduate, Vishesh has donned many hats over his career – from being an algo stocks trader and technologist in global investment banks (Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital) to founding a supply chain management startup in Delhi (Veggies at Home); from being a researcher in game theory (INRIA France) to starting a NGO to spread awareness about stem cell banking (Divine Deeds); from creating pioneering mobile banking apps in Asia (Tagit) to becoming COO of award-winning FinTech startup in Singapore (Fastacash). These diverse experiences have provided him a background rich in the world of technology, general management, financial services and startups. An avid thinker, Vishesh thrives on spotting new opportunities and creating businesses around them.

Preference
  • Mentor
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Payments
  • Mobility
LinkedIn Profile

http://sg.linkedin.com/in/visheshdhingra

Vishnuteja Nanduri

Senior Manager - Predictive Analytics

I am am experienced big data and machine learning expert. I have a PhD from the US and have given numerous talks around the world on applications of advanced analytics. I am also a FinTech blogger and try to break down complex concepts for the benefit of the community. I also review Fintech and AI books and articles on my website: www.VishnuNanduri.com

Preference
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Big Data & AI

Warrunthorn Kittiwongsunthorn

COO

Blockchain and payment

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Payments
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts

Weisheng Lee

Industry Manager, Financial Services

Industrial engineer by training, but focused on the intersection of quantitative decision & risk analysis and social psychology of decision-making. Passionate about experience design and customer centricity, and now trying to proliferate that within the banking and insurance industry as its users' needs continue to evolve exponentially.

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

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

Wong Zi En

External Audit Manager

Audit Manager with more than 6 years experience in audit and assurance with portfolio from diverse industries ranging from Singaporean and Malaysian public listed entities to SMEs.

I am also an ambassador for Eazy by Mazars, an accessible, flexible and affordable cloud accounting service tailored for start-ups and SMEs.

Preference
  • Volunteer
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
LinkedIn Profile

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

Wynthia Goh

Chief Digital Officer, Asia

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As the Chief Digital Officer in Asia, Wyn has responsibility for the Aviva digital agenda in the region. She oversees initiatives to improve the digital customer experience, drive digital innovation in the business and build digital capabilities in markets. She is a digital native who had held regional and global roles in product management, business development, venture investment, digital strategy and marketing. She had led regional digital teams for Nokia, eBay, Avaya and SAP.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • API
  • Identity Management & KYC
  • Insurance & Insurtech
LinkedIn Profile

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

Yanese Chellapen

Mr

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Yanese is the co-founder of Unkapt, an alternative private placement marketplace. In addition, Yanese is a director of Pennam Partners (a Melbourne-based corporate advisory firm). He also chairs the investment committee of a managed discretionary account manager.

Yanese has over 12 years of experience as corporate consultant to listed and unlisted fund managers, multinationals, SMEs and startups. Predominantly, Yanese has serviced the REIT, funds management, corporate and superannuation space with focus on both inbound and outbound investments.

Yanese has also undertaken assignments on behalf of development agencies on finance-related assignments (including enhancing access to finance, seed capital facility structuring and proof of concept financing).

Yanese graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) and Bachelor of Business (Honours) and holds a Master of Business Law. Yanese also holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance. Yanese is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and a Certified Tax Adviser.

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

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

Zach Piestr

Chief Development Officer

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An innovation, digital transformation and venture investor / growth executive based in Singapore and Hong Kong (I travel globally).

Innovation:
I help Fortune 500 companies leverage the innovation of startup disruptors in blockchain, fintech, distributed ledger, & emerging technologies. Bringing together strategic, creative, & technical skills to help industry leaders understand how innovation, digital capabilities, & organizational design can help transform and sustain their positions at the forefront of their industries.

Investor:
Early stage investor in Blockchain, DLT, Digital Health, IoT, Data & Analytics, Sensors.

Startup Growth:
I'm deeply involved in the organizational design and growth of a variety of FinTech, InsurTech, & non-financial blockchain, distributed ledger, and emerging technology co's.

Preference
  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
Area of Expertise
  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Big Data & AI
  • Payments
  • Mobility
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • IoT
  • Crowdfunding & P2P Lending
  • Robo-advisor
  • Identity Management & KYC
  • Regulations & RegTech
  • Insurance & Insurtech
LinkedIn Profile

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