Mohamed Hardi, Deputy Director, Programmes Division, Municipal Services Office
Mohamed Hardi manages the OneService@SG (OSSG) system, within the Municipal Services Office, a department established on 1st Oct 2014 under the Ministry of National Development (MND) responsible for providing effective municipal services delivery in Singapore. Prior to his secondment to MND while in GovTech, Hardi had been involved in 2 of the largest WOG ICT infrastructure deployment programmes in Singapore. Hardi also contribute positively to the Singapore infocomm industry as a social entrepreneur, industry mentor and angel investor focusing on helping start-ups succeed in the infocomm space as part of the National University Alumni and the Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise (raiSE)
Joshua Chambers, Founder, GovInsider
Joshua is the Founder of GovInsider, a global platform for government officials to tackle the problems they face, share stories with one another, and meet like-minded people. He edits a site read by over a million senior government officials; interview prime ministers and permanent secretaries; organise large-scale conferences; chair and speak at seminars; and advise governments, tech companies and international NGOs on achieving communications impact. He is also a lead consultant on public sector innovation to the United Nations. He has spent the past 10 years interviewing cabinet secretaries, government ministers and agency chief executives across the world.
Lewis Wu, Senior Deputy Director, GeoSpatial & Data Division, Singapore Land Authority
Lewis is an ICT professional with 30 years of experience in the planning and architecting, implementation and deployment of large ICT systems in the Singapore Public Service. His career in National Computer Board (NCB) and the then Info-communications Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) included key appointments in the various government agencies. He has held the positions of Head of Information Technology at Registry of Companies & Businesses, and Director of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer at Singapore Land Authority. He chaired the APEC2009 Organising Committee’s IT Sub-committee, and also held the position of Senior Executive IT Manager concurrently for the IT divisions of Ministry of Trade & Industry, Department of Statistics and Competition Commission of Singapore.
Paul Wilson, Head of South East Asia, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon Web Services
Wilson is responsible for strategy, sales, and partner management for Amazon Web Services. Wilson has spent the past 23 years in Asia with global technology and consulting companies including Accenture and Lucent. Prior to joining AWS, Wilson was with Microsoft, where he worked for 7 years in various leadership roles in Asia including leading Microsoft’s mid-market and partner business for APAC-India-Japan-Greater China. Wilson recently spent 5 years in Myanmar where he was Secretariat for the US Information Communications Technology Council for Myanmar and President of the American Chamber of Commerce (Myanmar).
Saurav Bhattacharyya, Group CEO, Quantum Inventions
Saurav raised over S$5m in funding for Quantum Inventions, a company focusing in Mobility Intelligence, before it was wholly acquired in 2017 by Continental Corporation – a automotive supplier, with close to S$63.5B (40B Euros) in market capitalization. At the point of acquisition, QI had subsidiaries in Malaysia, Indonesia; and operations in India, with over 130 people across the organization. QI has grown to be a formidable company in ITS solutions, dynamic traffic information services and connected navigation and covets the Young Innovator Award under the Land Transport Excellence Awards, which it won in 2010 (by the Ministry of Transport of Singapore). Close to his industry, he has served ITS Singapore in various capacities ranging from Secretary to Vice President since 2007, and now a councillor.
Terence Yeo, Growth, Southeast Asia & China & Head, Public Sector
Terence is currently based in Singapore with Stripe's growth team focused on the business in Southeast Asia and China. In his role, he helps users ranging from emerging start-ups to enterprise-grade customers solve problems around payments technology and complex fund flows for international expansion. Prior to Stripe, Terence spent time working across Europe, America and Asia in a variety of roles spanning venture-backed Startups, Fortune 500 companies, Governments and Non-profits.